BARROWS — Rain washed out the regular-season event Saturday night at North Central Speedway. Drivers were able to complete makeup the postponed May 10 features in the Pure Stock, Mod 4s, and Modified feature before the rains came. Following are complete results from May 10: NCS HORNETS Feature: 1-Due Fletcher, 2-Lexi Gallagher, 3-Rod Berg Heat 1: 1-Lexi Gallagher, 2-Drue Fletcher, 3-Rod Berg NCS PURE STOCK Feature: 1- Michael Nelson Jr., 2-Craig Paul, 3-Devin Larson Heat 1: 1- Jake Hagemann, 2-Devin Larson, 3-Aaron Fenstermaker Heat 2: 1-Craig Paul, 2-Michael Nelson, 3-David
Caleb, a 10-year-old boy from Brainerd, would like to play in the NFL when he grows up. He loves to play football and would like to have a Kinship Partner who enjoys it, too. Spending time outside is a top priority for Caleb. He is a fun-loving guy who makes friends easily. He has tried skateboarding but admits he's not very good at it. He would really like to learn how to fish better. Would you be able to help a kid who's great at running touchdowns and wants to join a team? Caleb has big dreams, a big heart and would make most anyone a great friend.
A Mora man suffered non life-threatening injuries Saturday when the vehicle he was driving left the road and crashed into a tree, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Jerry Haroldson, 69,was driving a Dodge Challenger south on Highway 65 in Kanabec County. The crash was reported at 3:48 p.m. Saturday. Haroldson was not wearing a seat belt. He was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. The passenger car was totaled in the crash.
ROYALTON — Nathan Janson went 3-5 with a double and Paul Herman added three singles as the Lastrup Lakers sank the winless Royalton Riverdogs 10-2 in an East Division game Sunday afternoon. Chad Weiss picked up the win for the Lakers and Matt Gottwalt was tagged with the loss. The following Victory League games this weekend were postponed due to the weather: Buckman Billygoats at Royalton Riverdogs TBA Nisswa Lightning at Buckman Billygoats to June 28 Pierz Bulldogs at Cuyuna Range Minners TBA Ft. Ripley Rebels at St.
A Walker teenager was seriously injured after he was ejected in a one-vehicle rollover. The crash was reported at 10:32 a.m. Sunday in Kanabec County. Zachary Berglund, 18, was traveling north on Highway 107 north of Braham. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Berglund was traveling at a high rate of speed when he hydroplaned and lost control. The GMC Sierra Berglund was driving rolled to the east ditch coming to rest on its roof. Berglund was ejected. He was not wearing a seat belt. Alcohol was detected in his system, the state patrol reported. Berglund was alone in the vehicle.
The American Red Cross is ramping up its response to flooding in the International Falls area along the U.S.-Canadian border. Additional relief workers and supplies, including a second mobile feeding truck, will be heading north on Sunday and Monday. "It's going to get ugly up here before it gets better," says Tony Guerra, who is on the ground leading the Red Cross relief effort. Red Cross mobile feeding on Saturday served approximately 70 meals to people working to hold back the flood waters in Koochiching County.
Brainerd High School graduate Christina Roberts, BHS junior-to-be Peder Smith and Amy and Mark Lelwica won the Zorbaz Gull Lake Challenge Peter Johnson Memorial Swim Race on Saturday. Roberts completed the 2.4-mile long course with a time of 52:19.4. Smith finished the 1-mile short course in 23:06.4. The Lelwicas teamed up to win the relay in 1:03.10.8. The relay included 1.4- and 1-mile legs.
ONAMIA - The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe celebrated the success of its first ever Mille Lacs Band Weight Loss Challenge with a banquet June 6. Organized by Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin, the weight loss challenge helped the 150 participating band members collectively lose nearly 1,500 pounds. In her 2014 State of the Band address, Benjamin called on Mille Lacs Band members to improve their health in order to "live the good life." The challenge spanned 16 weeks and included regular weigh-ins, fitness and nutrition assessments, cooking classes and meal planning. "I am so proud of all of the
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department invites the public to participate in a forum concerning the management plan for Crow Wing County managed forest lands.
Savannah Cole, of Brainerd, was crowned Miss Minnesota for 2014. Cole, who was in the pageant as Miss Southern Valley, is the daughter of Rick and Deb Cole of Brainerd. Cole, a Brainerd High School graduate, is studying physical therapy at North Dakota State University. Her platform is on epilepsy awareness. Cole follows in the footsteps of Rebecca Yeh, Nisswa, who was reigning Miss Minnesota.