Pool < Women's Country League Jan. 16 O'Neary's Chicks 8, Jr's Junction 8 Oak Lawn Tavern 8, Green Lantern I 8 St Mathias Bar 10, Pit Stop 6 O'Neary's Cue T's 10, Green Lantern II 0 Standings 1-St Mathias Bar 132 2-Oak Lawn 130 3-O'Neary's Cue T's 130 4-Pit Stop 109 5-Green Lantern I 94 6-O'Neary's Chicks 91 7-Green Lantern II 73 8-Jr's Junction 67 Men's Country League Jan. 17 Paradise I 8, Jr's Junction I 8
Luke Schramm's 28 points and eight rebounds and Matt Ingman's 21 points and nine boards helped Justin, Clasen and Company defeat The Wolves 85-32 and remain unbeaten in the YMCA Men's League standings. Brandon Burton led The Wolves with 14 points and Gabe Chips added 11 points and seven rebounds. Lakewood Health System and Lakes Chiropractic are tied for second with matching 4-0 records. Lakewood defeated Kurilla Real Estate 84-53. Jordan Riewer posted 25 points and 10 rebounds while Joe Webster added 24 points and five rebounds.
The Crow Wing County Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life March for Life will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, to commemorate the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. It begins at the corner of Sixth and Oak streets in Brainerd and ends at the Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse. Signs and banners will be provided to participants. A short program will be presented in the courthouse when the walkers arrive there. Activists gather every year on this date to speak out publicly against abortion.
Snowmobile riders throughout the state would welcome a fresh round of snowfall, but despite less-than-ideal conditions in some areas, they're hitting lakes and trails with a fervor. In advance of Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week—Jan. 19-27—the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds snowmobilers of the importance of safe and responsible riding.
Bowling Jack's House Tues 4:15 Ladies: 1-8 Good Sam Health Care/ 5-3, Essentia Health/ 5-3, Abe LLC/ 4-4, Acorn Millwork/ 4-4, A New You/ 4-4, Jacks House/ 2-6 HIGHS: Caralee Bjerkness 213/529, Belinda Abrahamson 193/492, Ruth Tiedeman 187/502 Twilite Classic: Goochey Construction/ 132-78, Applebees/ 114-96, Greenheck AutoGlass/ 107.5-102.5, Canvas Tech/ 107.5-102.5, Hilmerson Sports/ 104-106, Mikes Pro Shop/ 95.5-114.5, VFW Post 1647/ 93.5-116.5, Triangle Drive Inn/ 86-124
The Crow Wing County Farm Bureau will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at The Center in Brainerd, 803 Kingwood St.
Two situations Thursday, Jan. 17, involving burned items prompted the Brainerd Fire Department to respond. Firefighters were called at 3:45 p.m. to the 1100 block of South Eighth Street for a fire alarm. Upon investigation, burned food turned out to be the culprit. Six hours later, the department again responded to a fire alarm—this time at The Pine Apartments on the 1200 block of West Campus Drive. Firefighters determined burned plastic in an oven set off the alarm. Crews helped ventilate the area.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held at 2.8 percent in December, according to data released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, marking the fourth straight month with the same unemployment rate. Minnesota's unemployment rate remains the lowest since May 1999 and is just above the all-time low of 2.5 percent held in January and February 1999.
Chapter DV to meet PEO Chapter DV will meet 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the home of Annie Swanstrom. Jan Morton will co-host. A report about Cottey College will be given by Diane Eitrheim and Vicki Kopplin. It's Founder's Day. Annie will give the program "Honoring Our Past." 'Gladesmen: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys' presentation
VERNDALE—Morgan Glenz led the Verndale Pirates with 17 points and 13 rebounds in a 38-28 Park Region Conference victory over the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines Friday, Jan. 18. Kennedy Gravelle paced W-DC with 11 points. W-DC 15 13—28 Verndale 18 20—38 VERNDALE