Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Neighborly volunteers are needed to help seniors, the disabled and people in need throughout Cass County with transportation, home meal delivery, visiting and respite, light homemaking, basic home repair and chores, including ramp building, through Faith in Action for Cass County's coordinated volunteer services. Interested individuals or couples can register for a new volunteer training scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 10, at the Faith in Action office, located in the Laundromat Building, 120 Whipple Ave. E., in Hackensack.
Lakewood Health System, Staples Heather and Austin Polipnick, Pine River, a boy, Remington Lee, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, June 20, 2018. Stefanie and Kaitlin Ubl, Nisswa, a girl, Brecken Kaye, 8 pounds, 9 ounces, June 27, 2018. Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd Charles Nieman and Holly Hathaway, Crosslake, a girl, Aurora Louise Nieman, 7 pounds, 10 ounces, June 18, 2018. Grandparents are Nancy and Dale Hathaway and Mindy High Neiman. Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby
National Joint Powers Alliance announces 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 to serve Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties 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.
The nominations are in, and now it's time to vote. The Brainerd Dispatch and Echo Journal present the Best of the Brainerd Lakes Area contest. During our nomination period nearly 15,000 nominations were cast, resulting in more than 1,800 nominees. Official voting opened July 2 and runs through Aug. 21. Votes will be tallied and winners will be announced in a Best of the Brainerd Lakes Area magazine that will be published in October.
Crosswoods Men's League Tuesday, June 26 First place - Sunset: John Ritter, Dave Barnes, Palmer Sorensen, Gary Villella First place - High Noon: Gary Chesner, Gary Hein, Jeff Helland, John Jensen Second place - Sunset: Jerry Martin, Roger Klukow, Gene Lovro Second place - High Noon: John Ritter, Dave Barnes, Palmer Sorensen, Gary Villella Closest to the pin: Chet Herrboldt, Tom Wolke, Bob Johnson Longest putt: Casey McChesney, Gary Villella Individual low net - Sunset: Gary Chesner (28)
500 scores 1 p.m. Tuesdays Pine River American Legion Tuesday, June 26 Bud Johnson, 4490; Ed Kloncz, 4470; Leonard Blasing, 4060; Jack Anderson, 3930; Delores Flategraff, 3870. John Holloway won the door prize. Bridge scores Monday, June 25 Jenkins VFW, 11 a.m. Jo Bonestroo, 5970; Florence DeLong, 5050; Myrna Turner, 5040; Bruce Peck, 4880. Tuesday, June 26 Whitefish Golf Club, 6 p.m. Duplicate
Navigating Minnesota's woods and waters with a mobile device is now easier with new digital maps available from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Cartographers in the Parks and Trails Division have recently upgraded nearly all of the maps for Minnesota state parks, state water trails, off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails and public water access sites to geospatial (location-referenced) PDF files (or GeoPDFs for short). State trail and snowmobile trail maps will be available in about a month.
Pequot Lakes will kick off Bean Hole Days with a community picnic Tuesday, July 10, at Trailside Park, where the Business, Citizen and Volunteers of the Year will be honored. The Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Business of the Year this year, and Merritt Jewelers won the award. Citizen of the Year, sponsored by the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, was announced earlier this year as Renee Anderson, of Pequot Lakes, and Community Action of Pequot Lakes sponsors the Volunteers of the Year. All will be announced and honored at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Bemidji State University The following local students were named to the spring 2018 president's list at Bemidji State University: Donnie Anderson, Breezy Point; Becca Nelson, Hackensack; Kodi Glendening, Merrifield; Emily Withers, Nisswa.
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department BURGLARIES: Report on June 26 at 9:22 a.m. of a burglary on Blue Bonnet Road in Merrifield. Report on June 26 at 2:54 p.m. of a burglary on Blue Bonnet Road in Merrifield. Report on June 30 at 10:47 a.m. of a burglary on County Road 1 in Pine River. CRASHES: Report on July 1 at 4:39 p.m. of a personal injury crash on County Road 3 and County Road 11 in Crosslake. Report on July 2 at 4:09 p.m. of a property damage crash on County Road 1 in Emily.