The Crow Wing County Foster Parent Association marked May as National Foster Care Month when it conducted its annual banquet on May 14 at Northland Arboretum in Brainerd. Honored at the banquet were Peggy and Arnold Lorenson and Arnold and Karen Strang.
SUSPICIOUS - A report at 7:03 p.m. on the 300 block of Cedar Street of two girls on skateboards acting strangely. Officer located a passer-by who observed two boys on skateboards acting normally.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be in Little Falls on Sunday afternoon (May 27) to participate in the annual memorial service at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery.
The ceremony begins shortly before 2 p.m. with the traditional parade of flags.
Verndale water tower goes dry
By MIKE O'ROURKE
Verndale's water tower temporarily went dry Friday morning, causing a 24-hour ban on drinking the water without boiling it and sending Verndale Public School students home at 11:30 a.m.
Fill the Boot campaign brings in money
The Brainerd Fire Department announced Friday that it raised about $8,400 last week for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in the three-day Fill the Boot campaign.