They're perched high in the crown of a red pine along Highway 371 and atop power poles - our nation's symbol (bald eagle) has been removed from the endangered species list in the Gopher state, along with a few other critters.
■ Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts season announced
The Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts, known as GLAPA, 2013-2014 season of performance art is now available for season ticket holders to submit their subscription.
■ Enjoy a splash of magic at
Staples Railroad Days
The Staples Public Library is sponsoring "A Splash Of Magic" for preschool to fifth-grade children and their families at the Staples Railroad Days celebration on Sunday, Aug. 25.
Volunteer opportunities for September
■ 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.
A fungus dangerous to bats has been confirmed at Soudan Underground Mine State Park and Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
The fungus is known to cause white-nose syndrome (WNS), a disease that is harmful and mostly fatal to hiberna...
■ Ward encourages applications for Legacy grant program
Rep. John Ward, DFL - Baxter, is encouraging local governments and nonprofits to apply for Conservation Partners Legacy grants (CPL), a process which opened recently.
About this time every summer the days might be getting a little long for some children. Boredom, sibling squabbles, TV reruns.
Many are already thinking about getting back to school - anticipating the return of friends and new backpacks.
Brainerd Community Action is accepting nominations for the Citizen of the Year 2013 award.
This is an opportunity to recognize someone who has volunteered time for the betterment of the Brainerd lakes area.