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Hockey: Used equipment drive Saturday, Sept. 1, at Von Hanson's

The Minnesota Wild Special Hockey Team of Brainerd will sponsor a used hockey equipment drive from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Von Hanson Meats in Baxter.

The Brainerd team has partnered with Von Hanson's to collect used equipment for the statewide equipment drive that will be sponsored Saturday by the Minnesota Wild.

Von Hanson's will sponsor a bratwurst stand. A portion of the proceeds from bratwurst sales will go to the Brainerd team's equipment fund.

Brainerd team manager Amber Haegele and Brainerd coach Kevin Haegele will be available to answer any questions about their organization. They also will be accepting registration for the team that day.