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My dad baked his own birthday cake! Now that might not seem like big news to you, but that seems pretty amazing in our family.  You see, my dad was a farmer. His role was all the heavy labor, the outside work, the fields and the cows. My mom, on the other hand, had the huge job of keeping the h...

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 3:51pm

The Lakes Area Senior Activity Center’s artists will be exhibiting their talents at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 9,  at Westgate Mall in Brainerd. In the center of the mall you will find seniors providing instruction on wood carving and rosemaling. The center’s Model Rairoad Club also will be on ...

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 3:50pm

Velma Cowell  Age: 81.  City: “I’ve lived in Brainerd since 1960.  Cowell was attending the Brainerd High School graduation ceremony on June 2. “I’m here for my grandson James Cowell.”  Family: Seven children, 18 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.  Hobby: ...

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 3:49pm

DEERWOOD — Malcolm Karnowski went from being a seaman for a short time to being an airman — a passion he turned into his lifetime’s work. The 84-year-old Deerwood resident earned the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award in May for his dedicated 50 years of service in aviation safety. The award w...

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 3:46pm

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Fri, 06/10/2011 - 3:34pm

Congratulations to Don and MaryAnn Bolster on their 60th wedding anniversary.  Don and MaryAnn (Mulcahy) were married on May 5th, 1951 in Minneapolis, MN and currently make their home in Pillager, MN.  They will be celebrating the occasion with family and friends on June 12th.  ...

Fri, 06/10/2011 - 3:32pm

Ray and Donna Disterhaupt recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with friends and family. They were married on May 21, 1951....

Fri, 06/10/2011 - 3:30pm

Brian Wood and Jackie Sellnow announce their engagement. Parents are Jack and Darleen Wood, Crosby, MN. and Richard and Doreen Sellnow, Brainerd, MN.  An August 13, 2011 wedding is planned at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, in Crosby. ...

Fri, 06/10/2011 - 3:28pm

  The family of Don Jensen will host an 80th Birthday Open house for friends at Timberwood Church on Hwy 371 on Saturday June 18, 1pm-3pm.  ...

Fri, 06/10/2011 - 3:27pm

June 11, 1971, at 7 p.m. in the St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd, Peggy Knapper and Larry Hartman were wed. Their children, Joel and Kathy Hartman (Gage & Micheala), Jessica and Tony Azea and Daniel and Liz Hartman cordially invite all of Larry and Peggy’s friends and relatives to their...

Fri, 06/10/2011 - 3:22pm