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Jessie Ernster Grade: Sophomore. Age: 16. Art focus: Brainerd High School (BHS) visual arts. Adviser nomination: "Jessie is a very focused and detailed artist. She has a strong understanding of composition and design. Jessie is always willing to help with the extra duties such as creating pottery bowls for the empty bowls event, working on painting the set for theater and making posters for the blood drive. Jessie does all this with enthusiasm and a smile." Memorable fine arts achievement: "Winning the T-shirt design contest for Key Club.
A semitrailer pulling a full load of propane crashed early Monday morning, resulting a portion of Highway 25 being shut down at Thompson Road in Brainerd for most of the day. The crash, reported at 2:32 a.m., sent emergency crews to the scene for more than 12 hours. The Minnesota State Patrol said Mark Liebeg, 45, Brainerd, was traveling southbound on Highway 25 in a 2007 Freightliner semitrailer, pulling a propane tanker that was 95 percent full.
Jacob Fort Grade: Sophomore. Age: 15. Art focus: Brainerd High School (BHS) Theater. Adviser nomination: "Jacob has improved immensely since the beginning of rehearsals. He has never been in a play before this production. Jacob gave three excellent performances getting lots of laughs from the audience. I know he will continue to shine for the upcoming performances this weekend." Memorable fine arts achievement: "Joining the cast of 'Noises Off.'" Tell me about the role you played: "I play Seldon, a drunken Scotsman, who has to play a burglar because the play is a play within a play.
The scene will be set in medieval times with a king and queen sitting at the head table with their royalty. More than 60 students in the Brainerd High School (BHS) A Cappella and Windfall Choir program have practiced their "thees" and "thous" and they'll be dressed in medieval costumes for their annual Christmas Madrigal Dinner. The dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 4-5 at Cragun's Legacy Golf Course Clubhouse Pavilion in Brainerd. The clubhouse can seat 200 guests per night. Tickets are $35 and are available at the BHS main office or by calling 454-6200.
CAMP RIPLEY - Jammed packed into a tour of less than seven hours, employees in the Brainerd lakes area got a glimpse of what Camp Ripley is all about. Around 45-50 business owners and employees, mainly from Brainerd and Little Falls, on Tuesday spent the day touring Camp Ripley through the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Employer Day program. Danny Bellos, ESGR volunteer, said the purpose of Employer Day is to promote a culture where employers support and value military service of their employees.
Colored aerial shots of what Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street in Brainerd would look like as a three lane roadway and as a five lane roadway were laid out on two long tables Tuesday for residents to see during an open house at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) hosted the two-hour open house to give people a chance to learn more about the $7.5 million reconstruction project slated to be constructed in 2017. Jim Hallgren, project manager with MnDOT, was pleased with the turnout, where a good amount of people came to learn about the p
The family of Patrick Schoonover, the 14-year-old Eastview youth hockey player who died after collapsing on the ice during a bantam tournament game Friday at Essentia Health Sports Center ice arena in Brainerd,issued a statement late Sunday that their son died of a heart defect. On the Eastview Hockey Association website, the family stated that they wanted to clarify that their son's death was not a hockey related injury. Brainerd police officers and emergency medical personnel responded to the arena, formerly known as Brainerd Area Civic Center, about 4:25 p.m.
There is one new face - Dwight Thomas Jones - on the Cass County's Most Wanted list for November. Jones joins Jessica Lynn Ahlgrim, Anitra Rose Beaulieu, Sheldon Thomas Brown, Bradley Michael Geyen, Glen Alan Johnson, Jeremy Jay Martin, Kevin Michael McGuinness, Shannon Marie Neilan and Desiree Lynn Thompson. As of Friday, there were 447 active arrest warrants which include 243 misdemeanors, 103 gross misdemeanors and 101 felonies in Cass County. If anyone recognizes or sees any of these people they are asked to call the Cass County Sheriff's Office at 218-547-1424.
What lead up to the death of the 14-year-old Eastview youth hockey player, who died after collapsing on the ice during a bantam tournament game Friday night at Essentia Health Sports Center ice arena in Brainerd, continued to be unknown Sunday. The player's name was released Saturday as Patrick Schoonover, an Eastview player. The Brainerd Police Department had no new information Sunday on the hockey incident. Brainerd officers and emergency medical personnel responded to the arena, formerly known as Brainerd Area Civic Center, about 4:25 p.m.
Nick Tietz Grade: Senior. Age: 18. Art focus: Brainerd High School (BHS) Fifth Street Journal. Adviser nomination: "Nick has demonstrated exemplary skill for writing and design in his first semester in Journalism.