Brainerd High School will host the 2000 National Forensic League Qualifying Debate Tournament on Jan. 28-29.
Nine schools from the Northern Lights NFL Chapter will compete for an opportunity to advance to the nationals in Oregon in June.
Schools participating include Moorhead, Barnesville, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, Grand Rapids, Brainerd, Duluth East, St. Francis and Duluth Central.
Representing Brainerd in policy debate are Alexis Bylander, Dana Moore, Matt Hager, Ryan Henkensiefken, Rob Ocel and Joey Phelps. Debaters in Lincoln Douglas include Graham Lampa, Manney Anderson, Matt Maaske and Derek Dirlam. Coaches are Doug Johnson and Dave Pritschet.
The two-day tournament is open to the public at no charge. Events will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at Brainerd High School.
to host breakfast
The Brainerd American Legion will serve a pancake breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Legion.
Pancakes, potato pancakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, juice and coffee will be served.
Cost for adults is $3.50 and for children under 12 is $2.
to meet Monday
The Brainerd Personnel and Finance Committee will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m. Monday at city hall to discuss union negotiation strategy.
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