ST.PAUL - The following students have been named to the Dean's List for academic excellence for the fall 2017 semester at Bethel University, St. Paul. The Dean's List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point average of 3.6 or greater. For further information on Bethel University, go to www.bethel.edu . Hometown, Name, Parent(s) Baxter
Keonte' Jenkins of the Central Lakes College Raiders was named the MCAC Northern Division Player of the Week ending Feb. 17. The sophomore guard from Horizon High School in Ft. Wayne, Ind., scored his 1,000th career point and logged more than 60 minutes last week, chipping in 16 and 17 points, respectively, for CLC squad against Itasca and Northland. His all-around play included a seven-assist performance against Itasca and a seven-rebound day against Northland.
Brainerd police ASSAULT—Report at 1:25 a.m. Tuesday of an assault and a stolen vehicle on the 2400 block of Oak Street. DISTURBANCES—Report at 6:06 p.m. Monday of wanting a female to be removed from a residence on the 400 block of East River Road. Officer was canceled prior to arrival. Report at 2:09 a.m. Monday of a verbal domestic dispute on the 1800 block of South Seventh Street. Officers met with people involved who already separated themselves and were calm before police arrived.
Crow Wing County voters planning to vote before the Brainerd School District 181 special election can vote absentee beginning Friday. The ballots allow residents to vote before the April 10 special election by mail or in person regardless of circumstance. A completed and signed absentee ballot must be received before a ballot can be issued to a voter. Applications can be returned by mail, email or fax. An application can be requested to be mailed to a voter by contacting Crow Wing County elections at 218-824-1051 or www.crowwing.us .
BREEZY POINT—A traffic stop led to the tax evasion arrest of a 40-year-old woman Feb. 14 in Breezy Point. The Pequot Lakes woman was charged Friday in Crow Wing County District Court for gross misdemeanor motor vehicle registration, with intention to escape taxes and two misdemeanors of driving while intoxicated and driving after revocation.
A 17-year-old girl was injured Tuesday when the Pontiac Grand Prix she was driving crashed with a semitrailer on Highway 47, between the cities of Isle and Ogilvie in Mille Lacs County. The Minnesota State Patrol was called at 7:58 a.m. to the crash on Highway 47 and 290th Avenue in Lewis Township. Both the semitrailer and the Pontiac passenger car were traveling north on Highway 47.
The Brainerd Fire Department had no fire calls Sunday or Monday, but was called at 9:39 p.m. Saturday to the Comfort Suites Rapid River Lodge Water Park, 7376 Woida Road, Baxter for an elevator assist. Firefighters were canceled en route. Firefighters responded to a kitchen fire at 6:57 p.m. Friday at a residence on the 20000 block of Cadwell Avenue. The fire was extinguished.
Brainerd High School plans to charter an adult fan bus for Thursday's Warrior girls hockey game in the Class 2A state quarterfinals against Edina. Cost is $42 which includes ticket to the game. The bus will load in front of BHS at 2 p.m. Thursday and leave about 15 minutes later. Purchase tickets in the BHS Activities Office or by calling Michelle Hilborn at 218-454-6300. Game time is 6 p.m. Thursday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Maddi Barnett grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out six assists as the Brainerd Warriors knocked off Class 3A's seventh-ranked Alexandria Cardinals Tuesday at Brainerd High School. Ashley Huber's 16 points led the Warriors' offensive attack as she hit 6-for-6 from the line. Brainerd shot 92.9 percent from the free throw line to snap Alexandria's 15-game winning streak. "What a great win for our girls and for our program," Warriors head coach Troy Nelson said. "The girls played great defense tonight and out rebounded a much taller team. Our poise and effort were outstanding."
PINE RIVER—A 66-year-old Mora man went to the hospital Sunday to be checked out after the snow tube he was on crashed with a vehicle on the 10000 block of Trout Lake Drive in Pine River. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reported David Vegt was tubing down a hill on private property near the Trout Lake Camp, when he hit the bottom of the hill and collided with a vehicle that was passing by. Vegt was brought to a hospital by private vehicle to be checked out, but he had no apparent injuries. The driver of the vehicle, Collin Janssen, 20, of Crane Lane, was not injured.