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Hunting bow donated to CLC's Humphrey Center

Posted: December 19, 2011 - 9:38pm

Brainerd woman injured in two-vehicle accident

A 27-year-old Brainerd woman was injured after being involved in a two-vehicle accident at 12:19 p.m. Friday at the 400 block of South Fifth Street near the Post Office, reported the Brainerd Police Department.

Jessica Schwegel was taken to Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd where she was treated and released.

The second driver, Kathleen Badgerow, 70, Baxter, was not injured.

Firefighters respond

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a call at 9:19 a.m. Monday at Brainerd High School South Campus, 400 Quince St. It was reported that people were working on a snowmobile and the exhaust caused the smoke detectors to go off.

Bow donated to Humphrey Center

An Ojibwe hunting bow that once belonged to the late Pete Humphrey has been placed in the Skone Family Conservatory housing the Humphrey Center for American Indian Studies at Central Lakes College.

LaVonne Danzl, whose late husband Bob had received the six-foot basswood hunting bow as a gift from his canoeing pal, Humphrey, recently donated the bow to the Humphrey Center so that it may be displayed along with the many other artifacts housed in the facility adjacent to the Jon Hassler Library at CLC.

Humphrey had bequeathed his collection to the CLC Foundation in 1995.

Bob Danzl died in 1999.

LaVonne Danzl served a six-year term on the CLC Foundation Board of Directors and continues to serve on the Scholarship Selection Committee.

The latest addition to the conservatory is in line with expansion plans, said Mary Sam, CLC director of intercultural services, diversity and tribal relations.

“Our long-term plan is to generate dollars to fund building interactive kiosks within the Center, a smart board for showing American Indian films and teaching for all ages, and a hands-on area that will allow guests to learn about American Indian crafts,” Sam said.

Total cost of this undertaking will be about $45,000.

Sam said the goal is to use the center as a cradle to college learning and community engagement on American Indian issues.