CROSSLAKE – When Haley Monson’s college roommate at Bemidji State University last winter asked her to try out for the girls’ club rugby team, since they had a few openings, Monson figured, “Why not?”
The Crosslake teen, then a BSU freshman, didn’t let the fact that she knew nothing about...
PEQUOT LAKES - On a good day, 15-year-old Makayla Kassa has a dull headache.
On a bad day, the Pequot Lakes High School sophomore can't eat, drink or get out of bed because of her debilitating headaches.
PEQUOT LAKES - A chance encounter at a Japanese shopping mall in 1996 changed Midori Marcum's life forever.
The Pine River mother of two never considered she'd ever live anywhere other than in Japan; she was born and raised in Akita, Japan.
PEQUOT LAKES - When you're given a heaping pile of lemons - say, for instance, a stage 3 colon cancer diagnosis - why not make lemonade?
But John Marchwick Sr. of Pequot Lakes took it one step further; he decided to start designing and sewing quilts.
When Noah Theisen was a baby, he liked to sit in his bathwater on his tiptoes, steadied by his hands out in front of him.
He looked like a little frog sitting in the water and that's how the 10-year-old Brainerd boy earned his family nickname, "Froggy.