Crow Wing County commissioners met with front-line supervisors in Community Services Monday to get feedback on the ongoing restructuring.
For months, the county department has been in a state of reorganization from programs to office space.
At 44 years of age, a prisoner in the Crow Wing County jail - a repeat offender - decided his lifestyle was either going to kill him or he'd reach retirement age in prison.
He wanted to change that looming future.
Brainerd High School graduate Heather (Kappes) Vulin and the Villanova Wildcats are the No. 9 seed and will play No. 8 Michigan in the Spokane Regional at Stanford, Calif., in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at 7:30 p.m. Sunday on ESPN2.
It took more than three tiring hours, 70 lingering rounds and a second dictionary with harder words Wednesday before Forestview Middle School (FMS) eighth-grader Adam Kleist claimed the title at the Lakes Bee at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd.
John Terwilliger of Lake Shore was named the Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association's (MnUSA) "Unsung Hero" For Outstanding Commitment to the Sport of Snowmobiling Feb. 9 at the annual Winter Rendezvous at Cragun's on Gull Lake.
■ Jobe completes MBA program
Dr. Stephen Jobe has successfully completed the MBA program in healthcare administration at St. Thomas University.
Jobe is a doctor of chiropractic and has practiced in the Brainerd lakes area since 1998.
■ Crow Wing Township
posts election results
Crow Wing Township had contested races for a supervisor seat and for treasurer.
Tuesday, voters elected Greg Smith with 136 votes to Monty Jensen's 66 votes.
■ Youth volunteer of the month
Volunteer Coordinators Association of Crow Wing County honors the March 2013 Youth Volunteer of the Month: Shayna Vastila.
Family: Parents Zene and Kerri; and one brother.
Volunteer opportunities for March
■ 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.