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Brainerd resident Andrea Marohn is semiretired and loves every minute of it. Marohn, 66, who’s been a hairdresser for more than 35 years, semiretired about 12 years ago when she and her husband, Robert, sold their home in Baxter and moved to northeast Brainerd where they built townhomes. They built the hair salon into their townhome — Where Andrea continued to be a hairdresser and Robert maintained the townhomes. Andrea Marohn was a hairdresser in her home in Baxter for 25 years.
Christine Magney doesn’t let her age get in her way of living life to the fullest. Magney, who turns 102 on May 5, still wants to do the activities she has done in her lifetime, such as making homemade bread.
A Pequot Lakes man suffered second-degree burns to his hands when a fire ignited in a rental unit he was in during the early hours of Monday morning, Pequot Lakes Fire Chief Tom Nelson said. Firefighters were called at 2:30 a.m. to 30551 Rae Avenue to a fire at a four-plex building. Nelson said the fire started in Unit 2, which is rented by Richard Aase, and it crept into Unit 1, which is below Aase’s unit.
Some are new and some are old when citizens look at the updated Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office’s Most Wanted list. As of Friday, there were 1,050 active warrants in the county. And the sheriff’s office would like to find these people. The current Most Wanted list in Crow Wing County consists of Nathan Phillip Schnaufer, Jordi Andrew Scott Carr, Lawrence Buttler Johnson, Ike Edward Isackson, Brooklyn Marie Zahratka, Douglas Bert Melby III, Alex Waed Coleman, Bryan Joseph Schoenecker, John Thomas Paciorek and Clarissa Anne Smith.
A 30-year-old Baxter man and a 30-year-old Nisswa man were charged Friday in connection with a meth lab within the city of Brainerd in Crow Wing District Court.
The number of Level 3 sex offenders moving into Brainerd and how that will affect downtown businesses were the main concerns discussed Tuesday during a community notification meeting held at the Brainerd Police Department.
A 49-year-old man, who was armed with two knives and allegedly stabbed his 55-year-old male roommate Sunday at their Backus home along Highway 371 in Cass County, was charged Tuesday in Cass County District Court.
The Lakes Area Drug Investigative Division (LADID), along with drug agents from the North Central Drug Task Force confiscated 15 ounces of methamphetamine with a street value of around $40,000-$50,000 Wednesday at a rural Brainerd home and a 41-year-old Brainerd man and a 23-year-old Randall woman have been charged with the crime.
A jury trial has been set for Latisha Townley — the 23-year-old woman who was renting a home in Merrifield with her mother that was lost to fire on Jan. 30 — in Crow Wing District Court for felony drug charges, including storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child. Judge Kristine DeMay scheduled a jury trial for 9 a.m. April 29 for Townley who was charged with fifth degree possession of schedule 1, 2, 3, 4 — not small amount of marijuana. Townley also was charged with storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child.
Rice cakes, dried cranberries, grapes and bananas got their work-out Monday as children used their imaginations to create faces or other art masterpieces with their food during the Brainerd Public Library’s Cooking with Kids Story Time. More than 20 children — who created and wore their own chef hats and aprons — attended the event sponsored by the Brainerd Lakes Area Early Childhood Coalition with their parents.