After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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Thank you I am a veteran that lives in the area and I would like to thank all of the community and businesses that extend their appreciation to Veterans not only on Veterans Day but everyday of the year. I would also like to thank the staff and students at Riverside Elementary and Brainerd High School for the superb programs and Perkins for providing us with a great meal on Veterans Day.
Weather drawing by Grace Johnson, third grader at Motley Elementary.
NOVEMBER 15 20 years ago (1991) A man who started serving on the Crow Wing County Fair board before many of the 1991 fairgoers were born has decided to step down. Birney Wilkins, 89, served on the fair board for 50 years. Wilkins also served for 16 years on the Minnesota State Fair board. 30 years ago (1981) (Adv.) Final Markdowns for Quitting Business. Total Liquidation! Many items at below cost. This is it - all sales cash and all sales final. Don't delay.
Thank you President Obama for the way you managed the removal of Moammar Gadhafi. Other leaders would have rushed in, all guns blazing with shock and awe. You developed a...
The dedication of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial was a beautiful and proud moment for the United States. Now Americans will begin the process of getting to know their newest monument, visiting by day and night, meditating on the words carved in stone. We hope before that process goes much further, though, a meaningful flaw in the monument will be fixed. As we’ve noted before, one King quotation has been paraphrased to the point of total distortion.
St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School in Brainerd received a $3,200 “Archery in The Schools” Grant. The Minnesota DNR provided a $1,600 matching grant. The rest of the $3,200...
With winter almost here, many Minnesotans struggle to pay utility bills, which can be much higher during the cold winter months. To help residents keep the heat on, Rep. John...
STAPLES — The Staples-Motley Early Childhood Coalition announces its second annual Savor the Moment, a fundraiser for Staples Motley early childhood programs, will be April 14, 2012. The event will...
On Thursday, Brainerd Main Street and First Lutheran Church are hosting an exhibit of photos taken Oct. 1 during the World Wide Photo Walk. Approximately 45 area photographers ranging from...
Tryouts for the Central Lakes Juniors Volleyball Club will be Sunday for 15U-18U teams at Central Lakes College. The tryout fee is $10. Players may be invited back for a second tryout Nov. 20. 17- and 18-year-olds (11th- and 12th-graders) will try out from 1 to 3 p.m. 15- and 16-year-olds (9th- and 10th-graders) will try out from 3 to 5 p.m. Cost for the season is $410. Practice schedules and tentative tournament schedules will be available at the tryouts. If you have any questions please contact club director, Jane Peterson at (218) 855-8210 or firstname.lastname@example.org .