LITTLE FALLS - A 30-year-old Staples woman suffered minor injuries after her car slid off an ice- and snow-covered Highway 371 about 11:24 a.m. Sunday at Morrison County Road 47 near Camp Ripley and rolled in the median, the State Patrol reported.
Alexia Goble was transported to St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls. Information on her condition was unavailable.
Precipitation, snowfall below average in Feb.
Both precipitation and snowfall were below the 10-year average in February, despite the extra day provided by leap year, DNR officials in Brainerd reported.
Precipitation for the month was .44 of an inch compared to the average amount of .8. Year-to-date precipitation was .49 of an inch compared to an average of 1.36 inches.
Snowfall totaled 7 inches compared to the normal 9.05 inches. Seasonal snowfall was reported at 28.8 inches compared to an average of 32.08 inches.
February's high temperature of 36 degrees was recorded on Feb. 23. The low temperature of minus 23 degrees was just four days earlier on Feb. 19.
PEQUOT LAKES - The Rock-A-Thon for Darfur scheduled for Friday at Pequot Lakes High School has been rescheduled for March 28 so PL students may cheer on the girls' basketball team Friday as it plays in the Section 8-2A final at Bemidji State University.
Dance Saturday to raise funds for C-I sports
CROSBY - The Crosby-Ironton "Save Our Sports" Committee is sponsoring a dinner dance event Saturday at Gary's Sports Bar in Ironton. Social hour starts at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Following will be a dance at 8 p.m. with music by John Pribyl. There will be raffle prizes given out throughout the event. Tickets are $30 per person and are available at the Crosby-Ironton Courier office as well as at Gary's Sports Bar. Proceeds will benefit the Crosby-Ironton Sports Boosters, which is raising funds to save all Ranger sports activities for the 2008-09 school year.
On Saturday there is another event to benefit the "Save Our Sports" Committee. The antique dealers in Crosby are joining forces and will be available to have antique items appraised. For $2 per item, you can come to the Crosby-Ironton High School between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to have your treasured items appraised. All proceeds will benefit the C-I Sports Boosters.
Planning commission to meet March 12
The Brainerd Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. on March 12 at Brainerd City Hall.
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