Opening statements in the jury trial of Joshua DeRosier, the 20-year-old man charged with the Dec. 24, 2001, murder of his grandparents, have been postponed until Tuesday.
Statements were postponed from today until 9 a.m. Tuesday to allow Crow Wing County Judge David Ten Eyck to hear two motions, submitted by Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan, regarding evidence.
The Crow Wing County Courthouse is closed Monday for Presidents Day.
Post office closed Monday
The Brainerd Post Office will be closed for Presidents Day Monday.
Postmaster Warren D. McQuay said regular residential and business deliveries will not be made on Monday and usual post office lobby services will not be available with the exception of post office lock box service.
Mail pickup from collection boxes also will be on a holiday schedule as posted on individual boxes or determined by calling the post office.
McQuay said mailing services will continue to be available at the Baxter branch station, located at the Triangle Store, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
EAW completed for proposed plat
An Environmental Assessment Worksheet for the proposed plat of Peace Haven north of Baxter has been completed.
Applied Environmental Services LLC conducted the EAW for the cluster development that consists of 22 residential lots and two commercial lots. The plat involves 60 acres that is zoned agricultural and includes 70 percent open space. The property is south of Peace Road and west of Inglewood Drive in Unorganized Territory.
Copies of the EAW can be viewed at the Brainerd Public Library or the Crow Wing County Planning and Zoning Office. For more information contact Chuck Kauppi, with the planning and zoning office, at 824-1130.
Residents have until March 19 to make any comments on the EAW.
MHB and committee to meet
WALKER -- The annual joint meeting of the Mississippi Headwaters Board and the Mississippi Headwaters Board Advisory Committee will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Hope Lutheran Church Hall in Walker.
A non-point source workshop also will be held.
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