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The Little Falls Flyers faced Rocori in the Section 8-3A Championship. And there's late action from Pine River-Backus during the Section 5-1A playoffs.
Pit Happens Food Truck will be on site on June 8.
The final All-State prep golf rankings were recently released.
Diane Saumer, a well-known vocalist, will be Jim Olson, Jim Henkemeyer, Eric Johnson and Ron Scrimshaw
A round-up of upcoming entertainment events, such as concerts, plays, music in the park, author events in the Brainerd lakes area.
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A roundup of area church services and events in the Brainerd lakes area.
Overland’s work will be on display at The Minnesota Quilt Show June 15-17 in St. Cloud.
The Brainerd Warriors played the Elk River Elks in the Section 8-4A Loser's Bracket.
New guidelines allow visitors anytime a patient wants to receive them, noting some situations may require limited visitation for safety or other reasons, Essentia Health stated.