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This Was Brainerd - June 25
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June 10, 2019
Gilbert Lake property owners remove floating bog a piece at a time
Mary Claire Ryan knows a floating bog when she sees one—and this one had the potential to cause trouble for Gilbert Lake property owners....
June 10, 2019 - 7:42pm
April 25, 2019
Blocker of a bog: It's not monstrous, but good sized bog breaks off on Gilbert Lake
It is not as massive as the infamous one that broke off from the shoreline in October 2017 in Merrifield Bay on North Long Lake—but another...
April 25, 2019 - 8:27am
February 14, 2019
Nordic skiing: Area skiers to flood state meet venue
Grace Erholtz is no stranger to state meet stress. For the third time in her career, Erholtz will be competing at the state meet 10 a.m. Thursday,...
February 14, 2019 - 10:00am
January 3, 2019
Warriors Athlete of Week: Storbakken races to 3 Nordic skiing victories in 5 meets
When he's on skis, Evan Storbakken can be like a NASCAR driver. In the second race this season, the Detroit Lakes Invite Dec. 11 at Maplelag,...
January 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
December 6, 2018
Nordic Skiing: Veteran savvy group leads Warrior girls
It's craziness as usual for the Brainerd Warrior girls Nordic ski team. The hair-raising antics comes from trying to find a place to practice...
December 6, 2018 - 2:00pm
Nordic Skiing: Storbakken's quest for all-state honors a 'priority'
"It's a priority." That's how Brainerd Warriors co-head coach Chris Hanson described Evan Storbakken's quest for an all-state finish at the state...
December 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 24, 2018
Nordic Skiing: Warriors' Ryan named state head coach of year
Brainerd Warriors co-head coach Mary Claire Ryan was named head coach of the year by the Minnesota State High School Nordic Ski Coaches Association...
April 24, 2018 - 10:00am
April 17, 2018
Late Season Ski
Mary Claire Ryan skis Monday on a freshly groomed classic trail at the Northland Arboretum. The Nordic Ski club took the initiative to groom...
April 17, 2018 - 8:00am
February 7, 2018
Nordic Skiing: Warriors send 3 to state
DETROIT LAKES—They're one short of a full team, but three Brainerd Warriors boys qualified for state at Tuesday's Section 8 meet. Evan...
February 7, 2018 - 3:00am
January 4, 2018
Warriors Athlete of Week: Nordic skier thriving despite conditions
Conditions have been less than desirable for Nordic skiing this winter. November was almost snow-free. In December, the Brainerd lakes area...
January 4, 2018 - 8:00am
December 7, 2017
Nordic Skiing: Preseason poll has Brainerd excited to start season
There's a hope around the Brainerd Warriors that preseason rankings actually mean something. While they know it's wishful thinking, it does...
December 7, 2017 - 8:00am
February 1, 2017
Warriors Athlete of Week: Nordic skier breaks out at CLC Championships
Maxim Osborne Sport: Nordic skiing Year: Sophomore Age: 16 Height: 6-foot-5 Career highlight: Winning the conference meet Other sports: Track...
February 1, 2017 - 10:06pm
December 7, 2016
Girls Nordic Skiing: Warriors return depth for CLC title chase
Nordic skiing 2016-17 Co-head coaches: Chris Hanson, Mary Claire Ryan 2015-16 girls finish: Conference runner-up, fourth in Section 8 2015-16...
December 7, 2016 - 9:30pm
February 11, 2015
Nordic Skiing: Warriors' Hanson, Ryan section coaches of year
Brainerd Warriors co-head coaches Chris Hanson and Mary Claire Ryan were voted Section 8 Nordic skiing coaches of the year by their peers. Hanson...
February 11, 2015 - 10:49pm