BAXTER - When Reya Lingl was diagnosed with autism at 15 months-old - her mother, Christa Lingl, a special education teacher - knew the medical and educational needs of her daughter; but on a personal level, she was stuck.
It was one long hug between Gen Mollenhauer of Ironton, who was congratulated by her 5-year-old great-grandson Connor Ferrari after she was named Crow Wing County’s Outstanding Senior Citizen Thursday at the annual recognition picnic in Lum Park in Brainerd....
A 34-year-old Breezy Point man who served a year in jail for a criminal vehicular homicide following a crash in which his passenger died was arrested Saturday in Breezy Point for first-degree driving while impaired (DWI).
More than 16,000 volunteer hours have been put in through the University of Minnesota (UMN) Extension Service Master Gardener program in Crow Wing County since its inception in 2005 - which adds up to more than $384,000 given in in-kind contributions.
Bev Wells tells it like it is.
Her husband, Earl, has no hobbies and he needed something to do. So she encouraged him to get a part-time job - to give him something to do and to bring in some extra cash.
The 28-year-old Brainerd man - sentenced in 2009 to one year in jail for the beating death of Chad Charles Campbell on Aug. 14, 2008 - who violated his probation and could have faced prison time, will be placed back on probation.