Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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Pine River-Backus Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter member Nick Gravdahl joined more than 5,000 other conference delegates from across the nation to participate and compete at the BPA 2014 National Leadership Conference, “Accelerate Your Future,” in Indianapolis, Ind., April 30-May 4. “The conference was the culmination of a school year’s worth of business education and training, which members of the local chapter of Business Professionals of America at Pine River-Backus have received,” said chapter adviser Kyle Bergem, who teaches business courses.
Pequot Lakes Community Education offers the following summer camps for kids. To sign up or for more information, call 218-568-9200. • Safety Kids for ages 4-6: 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday-Friday, June 4-6, at the Trailside Center (Pequot Lakes Baptist Church). Cost is $30. Registration is due Friday, May 23,
A Brianna Adkins, Emma Mills, Ashley Nordlund, Audrey Tulenchik, Nicholas Ackerman, Megan Schubbe, Sydney Davidson, Mikayla Sundlie, Misato Marcum, Shaun Jacobsen, Tanner Aleckson, Tyler Cumberland, Keara Sawyer, Laura Oates, Brittany Dowling, Lucy Schnoor, Torry Hirschey, Alexandra Hoopman, Shayna Moore, Bailey Wynn, Madison Abraham, Emma Templteon, Lillian Reed, Suzanne Redding B
Pine River-Backus High School A
Fourth grade Mr. Dinnel: Chloe Andrus, Chloe Beavers, Kylie Bisted, Charles Blanchard, Shailyn Butricks, Tiara Crannell, Michaela Holm, Daniel Irish, Lauren Peterson, Abby Schaefer, Tyler Treague, Isabelle Wallace. Mrs. Holden: Mara Adams, Jaden Anderson, Wyatt Bean, Amber Bowen, Sarah Ford, Helana German, Nazareth Johnson, Qwincie Johnson, Jake Mills, Ty Nadeau, Lauren Penkhus, Liam Peterson, Jesse Richardson, Logan Sawyer, Haley Smude, Alivia Tima, Randall Yost.
The following Pequot Lakes Middle School students were named to the third quarter honor roll. Eighth grade A honor roll
The Executive Team of the Governor’s Fishing Opener invites all volunteers to a thank-you celebration from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at the Nisswa Community Center. If you were a volunteer in any capacity for the event, you are encouraged to attend. There will be a few prizes handed out and food will be served. The Executive Team said the event is just a small token of its appreciation for all that the volunteers did to make the 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener a huge success for the Brainerd lakes area.=
The Pine River-Backus Early Childhood staff invites all families with children birth to 5 years to stop by the Early Childhood Center (Door 26) any Wednesday in May from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to register for 2014-15 classes. Call 218-587-8323 if unable to attend. Class options include Early Childhood Family Education family classes for birth to age 5; infant/toddler classes; Kids Together preschool classes for ages 3 and 4 (child must be 3 by Sept. 1, 2014); and School Readiness preschool classes for ages 4 and 5 (child must be 4 by Sept. 1, 2014).
On Friday, May 23, Pine River-Backus High School will send 200 students into the surrounding community to engage in a day of service learning. Students grades 9-12 will serve in a variety of projects sponsored by community partners from 9 a.m. until midday. The event, called Tiger Pride Service Day, is intended to increase the interface between the Pine River-Backus community and its local youth.
Rebecca Walker of Pine River received national recognition as an outstanding campus leader for 2014 by the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges program. She is the daughter of Tim and Lisa Walker. Walker is one of 57 seniors from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill., to accept this award. More than 2,842 schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia participated in nominating their students.