Pillager High School teacher Ann Hutchison was named Hospitality and Tourism Management Program Educator of Excellence at the Minnesota Lodging Association's annual awards gala Jan. 10, at the Hyatt Regency in Bloomington.
BEMIDJI—Taylor Jordan scored 11 points for the Little Falls Flyers who lost 74-29 to the Bemidji Lumberjacks Tuesday, Jan. 15. Fourteen different players found the scoring column for Bemidji. Bemidji 38 36— 74 Little Falls 18 11—29 BEMIDJI Emily Wade 4, Emma Neubeck 2, Ashley Hofstad 7, Katie Alto 9, Jenna Jones 3, Jackie Johnson 2, Allison Beard 3, Taylor Wade 4, Lindsey Hildenbrand 16, Rumer Flatness 9, Macy Flatness 9, Lydia Ryan 1, Rylie Jones 2, Rebecca Matheney 4. FG (percent), FT (percent). 3-point ( percent).
Central Lakes College invites the community to a free program in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Chalberg Theatre. Speaker Jesse Grant, vice president of student life and success at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, will present "A Reflection on Dr. King: Civil Rights and Moving Forward in a Country Divided."
Brady Anderson, Connor Powers and Kyle Patnode earned Central Lakes Conference performers of the week honors for their efforts last week. Anderson, a member of the Warrior boys hockey team collected five blocked shots and 11 body contacts in two games. Powers, a junior guard on the Warrior boys basketball team, scored 46 points in two wins. Patnode, a senior wrestler, won all eight of his matches lat week. He posted six pins, one technical fall and a forfeit.
Jon Hervey recorded not one, but two 300 games at Jack's House in Brainerd. On Dec. 26, Hervey bowled a 203, 235 and 300 for a 738 series during his Wacky Wednesday league. Hervey then improved his series score Jan. 4 as he bowled a 257, 191 and another 300 for a 748.
Six former Warrior dance team members will compete at the UDA College Dance Team National Championship Jan 18-20 in Orlando, Fla. Alli (Spieker) Mackner, head coach for the University of Minnesota, Duluth, will head to nationals with her team competing in open jazz. She is a former member and captain of the UMD dance team and this is her first year as head coach. Alli is a 2012 Brainerd High School grad and former captain of the Warrior dance team.
On Friday, Jan. 11, the Pillager Special Olympic team took on the Menahga Braves on the basketball court.
Section 6-1A Team Overall Section Cathedral 14-1-0 4-0-0 Sartell 10-4-0 3-1-0 Alexandria 11-4-0 3-2-0 Little Falls 8-6-0 3-1-0 Prairie Centre 8-6-0 3-2-0 River Lakes 8-9-0 4-5-0 Fergus Falls 5-9-2 1-3-0 Morris/Benson 5-8-0 0-4-0 Breckenridge 5-6-0 1-3-0 Wadena-DC 5-8-1 2-3-0 Scoring leaders Name, School Goals Total Blake Perbix, SCC 12 34 Logan Stellmach, RL 16 31 Jack Smith, SCC 15 31 Jack Westlund, Alex 12 30 Ben Doherty, Alex 15 29
Brainerd Public Utilities Commission will meet 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Commission Meeting Room at the BPU Service Center, 8027 Highland Scenic Road.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to Family Dollar on Washington Street in Brainerd three times in the past two days. Firefighters were called at 11:30 a.m. and again at 6:35 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, to the store at 402 Washington St. The first call was a sprinkler activation alarm and the second was a water flow alarm. Firefighters determined the second alarm went off as a result of first alarm. Firefighters were again called back at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, but were canceled en route.