BAY LAKE TOWNSHIP—A driver facing the rising sun failed to see another vehicle, causing a crash early Friday, Nov. 9. The Minnesota State Patrol reported 18-year-old Kevin James Windorski of Brainerd did not see an oncoming 2008 Chevrolet Silverado when he was attempting to turn onto Highway 6 from Highway 18 in Bay Lake Township. Windorski, who was eastbound, was blinded by the sun as he turned left in his 1998 Pontiac Grand Am and was struck by the Silverado driven by 74-year-old Duane Alfred Lundeen of Garrison.
Elections for U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency's Crow Wing/Cass and Aitkin/Itasca County Committees are underway. It is important every eligible producer participate in these elections because FSA county committees are a link between the agricultural community and USDA, a news release stated.
Brainerd Elks Lodge Polish sausage feed planned The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat Polish sausage, sauerkraut, beans and bread feed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Brainerd Elks Lodge, 215 S. Ninth St., Brainerd. Cost: $8. WHS Class of 1967 to meet for lunch The Washington High School Class of 1967 will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Oak Lawn Tavern, 15483 Highway 18. Sons of Norway to meet
PEQUOT LAKES—A 16-year-old girl suffered a gunshot wound to the foot while loading hunting gear into a vehicle Tuesday, Nov. 6, in rural Pequot Lakes.
First Presbyterian Church has a long history in Brainerd—a history that's about to change course with its impending relocation and building swap with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home. Learn the reason behind the immense undertaking in Friday's faith-related article by Frank Lee.
BUFFALO—Third-ranked Verndale was denied a trip to U.S. Bank Stadium as the fifth-ranked Mountain Lake Wolverines stymied the normal high-scoring Pirate offense for a 23-6 win in the Nine-Man state quarterfinals Friday, Nov. 9. "I think they're just better better than us," Verndale head coach Mike Mahlen said, "for sure on the offensive and defensive lines. We couldn't stop their run. They were running about five yards every time and they had about four or five fourths and short, and made every one of them."
Baxter City Council member Steve Barrows has less than two months to serve in that capacity before he begins his four-year term as a Crow Wing County commissioner in District 3. But what will Barrows do exactly as a follow-up act to his decisive win Tuesday, Nov. 6, against Keith Johnson of Brainerd? Find out in the weekend's article by Frank Lee.
The Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts chose the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District as one to highlight statewide this summer. The Agate Lake Property Owner's Association worked recently to reduce runoff, and the efforts were showcased in a YouTube video. "We partnered with the Crow Wing SWCD, Backyard Greenhouse and Hayland Woods Native Nursery," said Richard Coccie, president of the association, in a news release.
Ruby's Pantry Pop-Up Pantry is Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the National Guard Armory, 1115 Wright St, Brainerd. Food distribution begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.
The Center 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd 218-829-9345 TheBrainerdCenter.com Monday 8 a.m. - Card Recycling 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Exercise Rooms 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Prayer Quilters 9-11 a.m. - Advice from Ann 9 a.m. - Zumba 9:30 a.m. - Mahjong Lessons 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Gift Shop 11-11:30 a.m. - Bone Builders 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Lutheran Social Service dining: Barbecue pork, scalloped potatoes, peas, bun/margarine, applesauce, milk 12:30 p.m. - Party Bridge 1:15 p.m. - Cribbage