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August 8, 2017
ATV collides with deer, sends operator to hospital
FORT RIPLEY—An 18-year-old man was injured Friday when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving on the 14000 block of 273rd Street in Fort...
August 8, 2017 - 4:00am
Red Cross blood drive April 13
The American Red Cross plans a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. April 13 at the St. Mathias Catholic Church. The drive will take place inside the Fellowship Hall, 4529 County Rd. 121, Fort Ripley. To make an appointment in advance, call Grace at 218-829-4441.
April 8, 2017 - 4:30am
Man injured in Ripley Township crash
A Fort Ripley man was injured in a crash early Friday morning when the vehicle he was driving struck a deer near Fort Ripley. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported the office received a report of a one-vehicle crash with injuries at 12:15 a.m. Friday near 253rd Street near...
April 8, 2017 - 4:10am
March 23, 2017
Benefit planned to help diabetic boy
FORT RIPLEY—There will be a benefit from 4 p.m. to midnight April 8 at St. Mathias Park Pavilion in Fort Ripley to help a 13-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in February of 2011. The boy, Rylee Oehrlein, who is an eighth-grader at Browerville Public Schools,...
March 23, 2017 - 5:30am
February 28, 2017
Local Girl Scout council elects national delegates
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines elected women and teens from Fort Ripley and Brainerd to represent them as national delegates at the National Convention in October. National delegates bring the voice of the central lakes area to make decisions about the future...
February 28, 2017 - 9:03am
February 21, 2017
NWS issues flood warning
The National Weather Service in Duluth issued a flood warning for the Mississippi River near Fort Ripley. "The abnormally warm weather has been...
February 21, 2017 - 8:48pm
December 14, 2016
Ice dam causes flooding on Mississippi River
An ice jam on the Mississippi River is pushing waters above flood stage near Fort Ripley. The National Weather Service in Duluth issued a flood...
December 14, 2016 - 11:38pm
October 20, 2016
Fort Ripley man and sons injured in crash
A Fort Ripley man was involved in a four-person, two-vehicle crash near Hawley Wednesday afternoon. Ryan Cerney, 40, Fort Ripley, was driving...
October 20, 2016 - 8:41pm
August 12, 2016
St. Mathias blood drive planned
There will be a blood drive at St. Mathias Catholic Church from noon to 6 p.m. Friday. For an appointment or for more information, call Grace at 218-829-4441. Bring a photo ID or donor card.
August 12, 2016 - 10:19pm
July 14, 2016
Crow Wing, Morrison counties declare states of emergency for flooding
Two more counties declared states of emergency Thursday as local governments broadened the response to widespread flooding in north-central Minnesota. Commissioners in Crow Wing and Morrison counties voted to join Aitkin County in declaring local states of emergency. The move is a...
July 14, 2016 - 3:49pm
July 12, 2016
Rains set record; flooding widespread in lakes area
While on their way to work Tuesday morning, three electricians never expected to accidentally land a stunt fit for a Hollywood movie. As the...
July 12, 2016 - 9:56pm
June 29, 2016
Highway 371 south of Baxter will see delays starting July 5
BAXTER—Motorists who travel Highway 371 between Highway 210 in Baxter and County Highway 48, south of Fort Ripley, will encounter lane closures, heavy equipment, crews and potential delays beginning July 5. The lane closures and work will occur from sunrise to sunset on different...
June 29, 2016 - 6:57pm
April 7, 2016
Patch of ice results in crash in Fort Ripley Township
FORT RIPLEY—A 20-year-old man was injured Thursday when the vehicle he was driving hit a patch of ice causing him to lose control of the...
April 7, 2016 - 10:35pm
August 24, 2015
Fort Ripley man injured in ATV crash
A Fort Ripley man was hospitalized after the ATV he was driving went off the road and hit a tree at a high speed Friday night in the 10200 block of Depot Street in Brainerd, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office said. Trevor Mickael Derosier, 35, sustained head injuries and was flown...
August 24, 2015 - 9:45pm
August 21, 2015
Homeowner comes home from work to smoky house
FORT RIPLEY - When Kathy Gangestad of Fort Ripley got home from work Thursday her overhead garage door wouldn't open. Gangestad got out of...
August 21, 2015 - 9:07am