Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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FINLAND - An aluminum can encrusted with zebra mussels was found recently at Crooked Lake in Lake County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, indicating the foreign invader...
The Rick Nolan for Congress campaign committee has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $5,250 to the Federal Elections Commission for omitting some campaign disbursements in 2012. An agreement...
CROOKSTON - Plans for an RV park in the popular Castle Park were voted down by the Crookston City Council on Tuesday in response to a movement to protect the...
Bailey O’Hotto of Brainerd High School is one of seven finalists for the Ms. Softball Award. An awards banquet will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. June 15 at Jax Cafe in Minneapolis. Tickets may be purchased online at www.minnesotaminutemen.com by following the Ms. Softball link. Tickets may also be ordered by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 612-802-3326. Additional finalists: Kara Lattery, Prior Lake; Anna Pipenhagen, Elk River; Erika Rozell, Lakeville North; Rebekah Smith, Orono; Kylie Stober, Lakeville South; Michaela Zins, Lakeville North.
GRAND RAPIDS — Kyle Thompson of Aitkin and Bradley Boldt from Pequot Lakes were the top area finishers, but neither qualified for the state tournament after Thursday’s final round of the Section 7-2A tournament at Pokegama Golf Course. Thompson and Boldt finished ninth and 10th, respectively, both with a two-day total of 155, 10 strokes behind individual champion Andy Sederlund of Virginia. Thompson carded a 77 Thursday, one stroke better than his first-day score, and Boldt came in at 75, five strokes better than Tuesday.
CLOQUET — The Pequot Lakes Patriots grabbed a 2-0 first-inning lead, but were unable to hold off the Hermantown Hawks as they lost 6-2 in the Section 7-2A championship game Thursday. Pequot entered the game needing to beat the Hawks twice after losing to Hermantown 3-1 in the section semifinals Tuesday. The Patriots collected three of their four hits in the first inning beginning with an opening single by Haley Wiebolt. Barbara Miller walked and Katie White singled in Wiebolt.
DULUTH — Jude Severson (3200 run), Riley Jacobs (400 dash), Will Goodwin (800 run) and the Crosby-Ironton 4x400 and 4x800 relays each qualified for the Class 1A state tournament during Thursday’s Section 7-1A meet at Minnesota-Duluth. The 4x400 consisted of Jacobs, Daniel Hudrlik, John Stokman and Will Goodwin while the 4x800 was headlined by Stokman, Severson, Goodwin and Isaac Carlton. Severson won the 3200 while Jacobs and Goodwin were runners-up.
WAITE PARK — Kelsey Zetah went 2-5 with three RBIs and a double leading the Staples-Motley Cardinals to a 7-2 Game Two victory over St. Cloud Cathedral to win the Section 6-2A title Thursday. Megan Vetsch pitched the win with three strikeouts. It’s the first state trip for the Cardinals since 2004. Cathedral forced a second game by winning Game One 4-0. Mackenzie Holst, Quinn Uhlman, Vetsch and Nikki Edin all had singles for the Cardinals. Game One St. Cloud Cathedral 4 3 2 Staples-Motley 0 4 3
MOORHEAD — Pequot Lakes’ Vanessa won three events and was runner-up in another in the Section 6-1A finals Thursday at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Lane won the 100- and 200-meter dashes, while finishing second in the long jump. She teamed with Rachel Allen, Chloe Bermel and Sarah Rudlang to win the 4x100 relay. Wadena-Deer Creeks’ Brody Wangsness won the 110 hurdles. Pequot’s Travis Jacobson won the shot put and discus and Tyler Tappe was the pole vault champion.
■ Little Falls 5, Holdingford 0 ST. CLOUD — Bryce Zawatzke and Thomas Bell hit back-to-back doubles, leading to a 3-run first inning for the Little Falls Flyers in a 5-0 win over Holdingford in a Section 6-2A winners bracket game at Faber Field on Thursday. Thomas Miller pitched six innings, giving up just six hits while striking out four to get the win. Holdingford 0 6 1 Little Falls 5 5 0