Firefighters were called to a possible ice rescue at 12:27 p.m. Friday off Mogensen Shores Road for a couple of ice fisherman. The ice fishermen were located on shore. It was determined the caller thought the fisherman fell in after they left equipment on the ice and went to shore.
Firefighters were called to a carbon monoxide alarm at 7:41 a.m. Saturday on Rognaldson Road.
Firefighters responded to an alarm at 11:12 p.m. Saturday at Black Bear Lodge. It was determined to be frozen water lines in the sprinkler system.
MOTLEY — A Bemidji man died Friday after a semi he was driving failed to stop at a railroad crossing and was struck by a train, according to the Todd County Sheriff Office.
Donald Ray Hedlund Sr., 57, was driving a semi tractor trailer at 2:25 p.m. at the railroad crossing on Red Rock Road in section three of Fawn Lake Township near Motley when he failed to stop at the crossing and was struck by a passenger train.
Nine of the 10 faces on the Crow Wing County’s Most Wanted list for December are new and authorities needs your help in locating them.
As of Friday, there were an estimated 1,000 total active warrants in the county. The sheriff’s office is looking for these people and if anyone recognizes them they should contact authorities by calling 829-4749.
■ Christopher Hadfield, dean of Career and Technical Programs
The new center of excellence in agriculture will be a collaborative effort with Ridgewater College, CLC and Northland College. CLC is the lead institution and the center of excellence will be based at the Staples campus. There is potential for new agriculture programs at Central Lakes College.
Many thanks to all who helped make the recent blood drive at Garrison a success. Thirty-eight pints were collected.
Many thanks to the cooks for the meal, volunteers from Light of the Cross and VFW members who made the room ready and put it back in place the way they found it, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Post No. 1816 for their cookies, as well as the greeters, kitchen help and Light of the Cross for allowing us to hold the drive at their facility.
It is through the combined efforts of all the above and donors as well, we say a hearty thanks.
Crow Wing County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office reported that the liquor license of the Gull Dam Road House on Highway 371 was reinstated on Thursday.
The license was suspended last month by the Crow Wing County Board as the result of complications that ensued after an August name change. Licensing laws require the liquor license and the business name must match.
A petition has halted the city of Brainerd’s proposed capital improvement bonds.
The petition was filed Wednesday with the city and verified through the city’s administrative office, bond counsel Martha Ingram and Crow Wing County.
There were 311 valid signatures; needed were 294 signatures.
The capital improvement bonds would have funded HVAC upgrades for city hall and the police and fire departments, repair to the front entrance at city hall, emergency preparedness upgrades at the public safety facilities and a salt/sand storage building.
Four top ideas for the future of the Whittier school building were named at a town hall meeting.
During the Thursday meeting, 27 residents gave input to city officials.
In November, the Brainerd City Council voted against a proposed amendment that would have allowed community centers in residentially zoned districts. The move was largely because neighborhood residents spoke out against it.
The production of NBC's 'The Sound of Music Live!' starring Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer reportedly cost $9 million. But if the reaction on Twitter is any indication, this new version of the classic starring Julie Andrews won't be making anyone's 'favorite things' list. Kristina Behr (@KristinaBehr) has the scoop.
Check out this insanely entertaining wedding video that features a duel between knights, cameo appearances by Batman and Ironman, and a wide array of unexpected wedding crashers. Andrew Dymburt has more.
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