MINNEAPOLIS—With a combined season score of 8,532 points, Crosby-Ironton won the season title for Division II in the Minnesota High School Cycling League. C-I was presented the top honor at the season-ending celebration Nov. 9 at Northrup Auditorium on the campus of the University of Minnesota. They topped second-place finisher St. Paul Highland Park by 186 points. Cuyuna Lakes finished in fifth place with 7,813 points and Brainerd landed in 29th. At the middle school level, Cuyuna Lakes finished 10th followed by Brainerd in 18th place and Crosby-Ironton in 22nd.
MINNEAPOLIS—Another full week of rest and an aggressive mindset didn't turn into the results the Brainerd Warriors wanted. Brainerd's 200-yard freestyle relay of freshman Teagan Rudstrom, junior Hannah Tatge, senior Madelynn Gibbons and junior Jacquilyn Rude swam almost the exact same time they did to reach the Class 2A state swim prelims Thursday, Nov. 15 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. The relay's time of 1:40.17 landed the foursome in 18th place, two places out of Friday's finals.
BRAINERD BHS fall play Brainerd High School Theater Department presents "A-Haunting We Will Go," 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 16-17; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, BHS Little Theatre stage. Tickets are $7 for adults, and $5 for students and seniors. Bill W. and Dr. Bob Brainerd Community Theatre will present "Bill W. and Dr. Bob," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 and Dec. 6-7, with an additional 2 p.m. matinee performance Dec. 8, Dryden Theatre. Tickets are available from the CLC Theatre Box Office at 218-855-8199 or online at www.clcperformingarts.com .
BAXTER Chameleon Café 18196 Highway 371 Crosby artist Nora Novotny's work is on display at the Baxter cafe and the Holy Yoga studio in Crosby. BRAINERD The Crossing Arts Alliance 711 Laurel St. Kringle Market, runs through Dec. 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. TCAA is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. LITTLE FALLS Morrison County Govt. Center Gallery 213 First Ave. SE. Local artists, weekdays, ongoing.
Brainerd police DISTURBANCES—Report Nov. 7 of a person causing a verbal disturbance on the 200 block of Southwest Sixth Street. Report Nov. 6 of a male student causing a disturbance with staff at Brainerd High School, 702 S. Fifth St. Two reports Nov. 5 of male students causing disturbances at BHS. ARRESTS—A 16-year-old boy was arrested at 4:13 p.m. Sunday following a physical domestic dispute on the 400 block of D Street Northeast.
Stage North announces 'A Christmas Carol' cast SpaQuest and Stage North Theatre Company presents the cast of its holiday show, "A Christmas Carol" running Dec. 12-16 at the Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd. Using an original script, adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens, the production includes a cast of 47 and lots of traditional Christmas carols along with Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim.
Art events Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center. More information available at www.jaquesart.com or 218-927-2363. BRAINERD Writing sessions National Novel Writing Month writing sessions, 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 and Nov. 29; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17. For more information, contact Laurel Hall, public services library assistant, at 218-829-5574 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Art show and sale Brainerd Art Guild show and sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 16-17, Rumbly Hall. Madrigal Dinner
Heartland Animal Rescue Team will have a fancy feline fiesta from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. Adult cats (1 year and older) will be available for adoption for $20 plus tax. Kittens will be $40 plus tax. Any cat not already altered will require a $50 deposit at time of adoption.
The Brainerd Fire Department was called at 3:42 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, to a carbon monoxide alarm on the 600 block of F Street. Firefighters investigated and determined it to be unfounded.
NISSWA—Brianna Lane will close out the fall 2018 Grassroots Concerts series with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Live Well Night Club and Coffee Bar in Nisswa. "A gifted singer/songwriter in true Americana form, she writes and performs on an acoustic guitar and banjo, crafting songs that are clear-eyed and pure," a news release stated. "The Minneapolis artist has the voice of a chain-smoking angel, songs with equal parts hope and despair, and a stage presence of a true friend."