Community members are invited to Central Lakes College's annual Ag and Energy Research Center Field Day from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24, at CLC's Ag and Energy Center, 26505 County Road 2, Staples. This free family-friendly event is open to the public. There is a lunch and program at noon, featuring Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra. For more information on the program, contact Melody Weber at 218-894-5123 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Other activities include:
Central Lakes College will offer a fall softball league for players entering grades 9-12. Teams will be formed and coached and officiated by CLC coaches and players. With paid registration, each player will receive a CLC Fall Ball Jersey and will play up to eight games throughout the fall. A list of teams will be provided Sept. 6. Space is limited so register now. Balls, bats, helmets and catchers gear will be available for use. Softball pants are required. Masks are strongly recommended for infielders and are required for pitchers.
Two points separate the top three teams on the men's league leaderboard after Aug. 9 play at Cragun's Legacy Courses. .925 Silver topped Edward Jones 28.5-15.5 to hold on to the top spot, but leads Von Hanson's Meats by just one point. Von Hanson's defeated Team Legacy 29.5-14.5. Two points back is Giovanni's Pizza, which posted a 29-15 win over US Bank. Results from Aug. 9 Team results Giovanni's Pizza 29, US Bank 15 State Farm Insurance 25.5, Reichert Bus 18.5 People's Security 25.5, The Tee Hive 18.5 Big Wood 25.5, Shep's on 6th 18.5
Primary Election 2018, County Races, Statewide Races Check back often as this page will be updated sporadically thorughout election night (or longer) with new totals. County Elections: Crow Wing County County Sheriff: Precincts Reporting in County: 100% 64 of 64 Scott Goddard - 4446* Pat Pickar - 4486* Eric P. Klang - 3895 --- --- ---
Crow Wing County's Primary Election Canvassing Board scheduled for Friday, Aug. 17, has been changed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The 10th annual DWI Court Pig Roast Fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 22 on the east lawn of the Crow Wing County Judicial Center in Brainerd. The mission of the Crow Wing County DWI Court is to enhance public safety by increasing the supervision of DWI offenders, reducing recidivism rates and increasing success of treatment. This results in participants becoming contributing members of society with restored self-worth.
CROSBY—A 9-year-old boy may face felony criminal charges after allegedly lighting two Crosby businesses on fire. Both fires were minor and no one was hurt. The Crosby Police Department is investigating the fires—one on Aug. 5 at Mel's Mercantile and the second on Friday, Aug. 10, at Family Dollar, both on West Main Street in Crosby. The estimated property damage for both businesses combined is $600. The juvenile male was located after the fire Friday and police believe he is responsible for both fires.
Kinship Partners plans to expand its Lunch Buddies, a school-based mentoring program, to more schools in the Brainerd area. Lunch Buddies has been set up in schools in Staples, Motley, Pequot Lakes and Crosby since 2015 and made its debut in Brainerd at Harrison and Riverside Elementary last year, a news release stated. Kinship Partners plans to start a Lunch Buddy program at Garfield Elementary School this fall with hopes of expanding to every elementary school in the Brainerd School District as well as Pine River-Backus Elementary in the near future.
CROSSLAKE—Heart and Soul 2018 will be from 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Crosslake Lutheran Church, in Crosslake. Featured speaker for this women-only event will be cardiologist Dr. Eric Fenstad. He will present, "Things that go Bump in the Night," a presentation on heart rhythms in women.
The Lakes Area Restorative Justice Project is hosting a training conference for facilitators for its office 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 8, and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 9, at the LARJP Brainerd office. Stephanie Haider, who is a co-founder of LARJP, will be the trainer. Cost of the two-day training is $75 and covers meals and materials. The conference is for someone interested in working with youths. People will learn the skills necessary to facilitate face-to-face conferences involving those who have caused harm at school or have been involved in a potential law violation.