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Hometown: Crosslake Family: Parents William and Annette Volunteer activities: Mid - Minnesota's Women's Center (cleans, organizes, bakes treats, child mentor), Riverside Elementary and Nisswa Elementary helping put books away in the library.  I volunteer because: I like doing it, it gives me wo...

Fri, 06/03/2011 - 8:04pm

Hometown: Assumption Ill.; moved to Baxter in 2003 Family: Wife Elise, one son Volunteer activities: St. Joseph's Medical Center (auxiliary board member, helps patients get to X-rays, delivers lab samples, delivers mail, anything else that is needed), American Legion, VFW, Kinship Partners, Park Uni...

Fri, 06/03/2011 - 8:03pm

BRAINERD LAKES AREA EARLY CHILDHOOD COALITION - Tammy 218-454-5445 tammyfilippi@charter.net Cooking with kids initiative facilitators - Assist and facilitate a small group of young children (ages 3-5) in making a snack/meal.  Training and hours are ...

Fri, 06/03/2011 - 8:01pm

Wadena residents recount tornado stories in new book  WADENA — One year after tornadoes devastated their community, Wadena County residents will launch “Twisted Together by an EF4,” a book that shares and preserves incredible stories of the two EF4 tornadoes that destroye...

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 3:53pm

For more information on these or other adoptable pets, visit www.hartpets. org or stop by the shelter....

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 3:50pm

Noelle Larson, 4, received first place in two divisions at the Karate Cup Championship on April 2 in Minneapolis. Noelle is a student at Ultimate Martial Arts Academy in Baxter. She is pictured with Sean Benham, her former instructor....

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 3:49pm

• Who: Mitch, age 6 • Where: Brainerd • Interests: Bike riding, swimming, fishing, building stuff. Wants to be a policeman when he grows up.  • What I want my mentor to be like: “He should be nice and like to go to the waterpark.”   • Current number of children waiting for pa...

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 3:37pm

Dear master gardener: My rhubarb plant has sent up a large white flower. What should I do about it? Flower production is a natural part of rhubarb’s reproduction cycle and is called “bolting.” It leads to the production of seed, which you don’t want because the seed-produced...

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 3:36pm

 Do you have a recent scenic picture that shows the beauty of the lakes area? Send it to brian.peterson@brainerddispatch.com for possible publication in the Neighbors section. Be sure to include your name, where you are from, a brief desc...

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 3:34pm

Randall firearms safety...

Fri, 05/27/2011 - 9:39pm