The Vikings have their man.
A source confirmed Wednesday morning the Vikings will hire Cincinnati defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as the ninth coach in team history.
ESPN first reported the story.
The Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator conducted a second round of interviews Tuesday and Wedne...
■ Essentia Health offers free 'Healthy Hour' education classes to the public
Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic is offering free education classes the first Thursday of every month.
Classes will take place from 1-2 p.m.
■ Sagatun Lodge 018 Sons of Norway
Sons of Norway will meet at 10 a.m. Jan. 18 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Brainerd, in the fellowship hall. Brunch will be served. Members are encouraged to bring samples of their hobbies and speak a little about them.
■ Good Samaritan Society offers Living Well with Diabetes program
Good Samaritan Society - Communities of Brainerd and Pine River is offering a Living Well with Diabetes Program from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Jan.
The current Chris Kluwe controversy - in which the former Vikings punter accuses the Vikings special teams coordinator of making violently anti-gay remarks and of having him cut for his political activism - is deceptively complex.
■ Women's choral festival scheduled in Pillager
PILLAGER - The Staples Area Women's Chorus (SAWC) under the direction of Rob Freelove, will host a women's choral festival called "Her Voice, Her Song" with a public concert at 7:30 p.m. Jan.
Take Heart trains Brainerd lakes area students in CPR
2014 state law will require all Minnesota students to know CPR
Every high school graduate in the Brainerd lakes area is qualified to perform life-saving CPR, thanks to the training that Colette Larson, registered nurse, Brainerd Lakes Heart &am...
Volunteer opportunities for January
■ ARC UNITED OF PEQUOT LAKES - Deborah Simmons, 218-251-0957, Debsimmons@charter.net.
Thrift Store Volunteers - We are looking for volunteers to work in our thrift store in Pequot Lakes.
My resolution for 2014 is to accept change with open arms.
For instance, as you sit in your favorite chair reading this column with a warm cup of coffee or read it online at your desk on your office computer, I will have new management.