Pillager School Board Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 18 I. Call to Order II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Cell Phone/Electronic Devices IV. Consider Additions/Deletions/Acceptance of the Agenda V. Visitors' Comments VI. Consider Consent Agenda A. Minutes of May 21, 2018 Meeting B. Monthly Cash Flow Including Investments C. Monthly Paid Bills D. Donations E. Personnel — New Staff Appointments VII. Special Board Reports with Possible Action A. Personnel
Crow Wing County maintenance crews will begin spray-patch operations on County Highway 36 near the Aitkin County-Crow Wing County line. Crews will work on one travel lane and shoulder simultaneously, creating the need to close one lane of traffic. Signing, flaggers or portable traffic lights will control the traffic flow through these work areas. Crews will patch potholes on various county roads all week. They will pull over and stop frequently on the shoulders of roads to perform the patching work. Loose patching material debris may be present.
This little lady is Oak, a 12-week-old female that came in as a stray. Upon intake we noticed her carrying one of her front legs as if it hurt. She was examined and it was found that her front leg was broken. Because she is a kitten, the hope is it will heal on its own. This injury has certainly not slowed her down. She will need a home that will accommodate to her needs through the healing process. Come in and meet sweet Oak, she is sure to steal your heart!
More than two dozen Brainerd Lakes Area businesses and organizations will launch another $50,000 contest to attract businesses to downtown Brainerd. The 2018 Destination Downtown Business Challenge, the sequel to a successful contest organized last year, aims to build on current revitalization efforts by investing in one transformational business idea. Contest organizers are again dubbing their target zone, Brainerd's four-block downtown core, as
The second annual Drug Court Hog Roast Fundraiser is planned 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 25 on the east lawn of the Crow Wing County Judicial Center in Brainerd. The cost of the fundraiser sponsored by Brainerd Community Action and benefiting the Crow Wing County Drug Court is $6 for a sandwich, side, chips, cookie and a beverage. The goal of drug court is to enhance public safety by decreasing criminal recidivism through community-supported, judicially supervised treatment of substance abuse.
Multiple rounds of strong to severe storms are possible through the weekend with large hail, damaging wind and heavy rainfall that could lead to flash flooding, the National Weather Service in Duluth reported Friday, June 15. The Brainerd lakes region was in a slight flash flood risk Saturday with northern Cass County in a marginal risk. A flash flood watch was issued for Aitkin County and parts of St. Louis County including Duluth along with Carlton and Pine counties.
STAPLES—National Joint Powers Alliance announced the launch of its new brand name, Sourcewell, to better reflect its purpose and to position itself for ongoing local and national growth. Founded as an Educational Cooperative Service Unit for its five-county region in 1978, the organization's core focus on education and schools has continued as it has expanded to serve other government entities and nonprofits in Minnesota and across the country.
A motorcyclist was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital following a crash with an SUV Friday, June 15, on Highway 371. The Minnesota State Patrol reported the crash occurred at 3:37 p.m., at the intersection of Ojibwa Road and the highway. According to the report, a Toyota Highlander was traveling west on Ojibwa Road, also known as County Road 115, approaching the stop sign. The Highlander proceeded through the intersection when it was broadsided by a Yamaha motorcycle.
A Brainerd man's sentence for a felony charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct was overturned by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
The Lakes Area Snowmen will play the Central Lakes Serpents at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Brainerd’s Adamson Field due to a conflict with field availability in Alexandria. Admission to the Midwest Premier Football League game is $10 for adults, $5 for kids.