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Soccer: LAYSA unveils new logo, nickname

The Lakes Area Youth Soccer Association recently unveiled a new logo at a season kickoff and benefit dinner at Prairie Bay in Baxter.

Summer travel teams will now be called the Brainerd Blast.

More than 230 people attended the spaghetti dinner fundraiser that raised $1,200 for the Margaret Wiskow and Tom Grausam families.

Dave Grausam won a $125 raffle, which he donated back to the families.

Registration for the summer travel program remains open at

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