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September 29, 2016
VFW named Nonprofit of Year
The Veterans of Foreign Wars in Brainerd Thursday was named as Brainerd's 2016 Nonprofit of the Year. Sue Anderson nominated the VFW for the...
September 29, 2016 - 9:41pm
January 12, 2016
Reader Opinion: Support veterans
I volunteered and served in World War II and was welcomed home to a GI Bill. At age 92, I attempt to stay alive and educated. I am ready and able to speak out in support of all veterans in search of solutions to post-traumatic stress disorder. For example: Our American Legion Post...
January 12, 2016 - 11:29pm
July 20, 2015
VFW Baseball: Brainerd rebounds in playoffs
With a 4-1 Game Two victory Brainerd remained alive in the Subdistrict 6 playoffs Monday at Adamson Field in Brainerd. Brainerd lost Game One 5-1 to Sauk Rapids before rebounding for the 4-1 victory. The same two teams will meet 10 a.m. Tuesday to determine who advances. In Game...
July 20, 2015 - 10:19pm
March 18, 2015
Clean out a closet and assist veterans
A fundraiser to assist veterans is asking for donations of clothing, bedding, shoes and purses. The fundraiser by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 1647 Auxiliary is ongoing through Saturday with a trailer for donations at the back of the VFW, 309 S. Sixth St. Brainerd. All money...
March 18, 2015 - 7:08pm
November 27, 2014
Don't point fingers
I would like to address the letter written a couple of weeks in the Open Forum by Craig Anderson. I wish before you write letters to the editor you would get all the facts. I have checked with the VFW about this incident as I was not there to hear what was said, I have the facts. Yes...
November 27, 2014 - 10:14pm
July 30, 2014
VFW Baseball: Brainerd wins district 7-4
COLD SPRING - A two-run first inning and Hanson Devin's pitching were too much for Becker, which fell to Brainerd for the second straight day, this time a 7-4 loss in the championship game of the District 6 tournament Thursday. Devine struck out three, walked two and allowed two...
July 30, 2014 - 10:16pm
July 29, 2014
Brainerd VFW Post #1647 will host the 60th Minnesota State VFW baseball tournament beginning with an Aug. 6 banquet at the Armory. Each of the nine VFW districts, plus Brainerd, which is currently in the hunt to win District 6, will be represented by a team of 15-16 year old players. All...
July 29, 2014 - 10:50pm
July 28, 2014
VFW Baseball: Brainerd advances with 7-3 win over Monticello
COLD SPRING - Braydon Borg and Tristan Brecht both went 3-3 with two runs scored as the Brainerd sophomores defeated Monticello 7-3 in second round play of the District 6 tournament Monday in Cold Spring. Allen Jeving drove in Brainerd's first run with a two-out double in the second....
July 28, 2014 - 9:45pm
July 17, 2014
ST. CLOUD — Brainerd's Tristan Brecht and Colton Borg finished with matching stat lines in an 8-1 Game One victory over St. Cloud Blue Thursday. Brainerd completed the sweep with a 3-2 victory in Game Two. Brecht and Borg each finished 3-4 with two doubles, two RBIs and a...
July 17, 2014 - 10:16pm
July 16, 2014
VFW Baseball: Brainerd sweeps Park Rapids
Brainerd erupted for a five-run sixth inning leading to an 8-1 Game Two victory over Grand Rapids in a freshmen VFW game Tuesday at Mills Field in Brainerd. Bryce Flanagan had two hits and an RBI to help Will Peabody pitch Brainerd to a 4-0 Game One victory. Justin Banks added two...
July 16, 2014 - 10:11pm
VFW Baseball: State tourney in town
The Gopher State 15 and Under Tournament of Champions will take place Friday through Sunday in the Brainerd area. The 28-team baseball tournament will take place at Stewart C. Mills Sr., Don Adamson, Central Lakes College, Forestview and Nisswa fields. In pool play, the Brainerd...
July 16, 2014 - 9:13am
July 15, 2014
VFW Baseball: Brainerd blows out Princeton twice
A pair of 10-run victories over Princeton Tuesday at Don Adamson Field in Brainerd improved the Brainerd VFW sophomore team to a 14-3 record. Brainerd won Game One 10-0 and followed with an 11-1 rout. Jake Meyer struck out six, walked two and allowed two hits in a complete game...
July 15, 2014 - 10:13pm
July 10, 2014
Freshmen VFW: Brainerd wins two
The Brainerd freshmen VFW baseball team swept Crosby-Ironton 10-1 and 9-2 Wednesday in Crosby. In Game One, Brainerd used a seven-run sixth inning to secure the victory. A wild pitch, RBI singles by Brayden Borg and James Thielen and a Bryce Flanagan home run accounted for the runs. Borg...
July 10, 2014 - 10:04pm
VFW Baseball: Brainerd barely gets by Pierz twice
PIERZ — A pitching gem and extra innings were what the Brainerd sophomore VFW team needed to complete a 2-1, 5-3 sweep of Pierz. Hanson Devine struck out 11, walked four and scattered three hits over 6.2 innings for a 2-1 Game One victory. Jake Meyer went 3-4 at the plate...
July 10, 2014 - 10:03pm
VFW Baseball: Brainerd sophomores open with sweep
The Brainerd VFW sophomore team opened its season Tuesday with 7-6 and 16-2 victories over St. Cloud East at Adamson Field. In Game One, Allen Jevning, Chris Pederson and Jack Geraets each had two hits in a 10-inning win. Jake Meyer and Pederson each drove in two runs. Pederson...
June 10, 2014 - 11:46pm