Born: 9/28/1987 (age 24)
High School: Mahtomedi High School (home of the Zephyrs) in Mahtomedi, Minn.
College: Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University (Class 2010)
Passions: Sharing the story. I love getting to know people, and in particular this town as it is so new to me, and being able to share something about them with the public. That and sports, especially hockey and lacrosse.
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Gladys M. Welton, age 91, resident of Brainerd, died Feb. 17, 2012 in Brainerd. A service celebrating Gladys’ life will be 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd with visitation the hour before the service. Memorials given will be used toward an Elks Scholarship fund. Arrangements by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory in Brainerd. www.nelson-doran.com
LeRoy E. Pelarski, age 75 of Garrison died Feb. 16, 2012 at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. LeRoy was born Jan. 11, 1937 in Little Falls, Minn., the...
Howard Kropuenske, age 41, of Motley, passed away at his home on Feb. 15. Arrangements are pending with the Brenny Funeral Home in Staples. Brenny Funeral Home (218)894-1910
Brenda Marie Norman, age 42, passed away on Feb. 14, 2012 in Brainerd. Arrangements with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral and Cremation Care.
Nadine J. Adams, 89, of Brainerd died on Feb. 13, 2012, at Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. Services for Nadine will be held on Feb. 17,...
Natalie Maki, 49, died on Feb. 14, 2012, at her home in rural Newfolden, Minn., surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Feb. 20, at Zion Lutheran Church, in Thief River Falls with the Rev. Karen Holmberg-Smith and Pastor Ollie Urdahl officiating. Burial will follow in Rindal Cemetery, rural Viking, Minn. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m., Feb. 19, at Zion Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls with a prayer service at 7 p.m.