With the sudden death of Joyce Kientzle on Tuesday, a memorial fund has been set up in the name of Tom and Joyce Kientzle's children, Ashley, Thomas, Amy and Daniel.
Funds may be sent or wired to the Kientzle Memorial Fund, American National Bank.
Phone scam reported in Todd County
LONG PRAIRIE -- The Todd County Sheriff's Office was notified Tuesday by a resident of a phone scam occurring in the county.
The resident had been contacted by an individual who claimed the resident would be entitled to a large amount of grant money if the person authorized the release of a smaller amount of funds from the resident's bank account.
The Minnesota Attorney General's Office was notified and is aware of several similar complaints made recently.
The sheriff's office encourages everyone to be cautious about offers by phone and to report suspicious calls to law enforcement.
County supports spring roadside cleanup
Warm sunshine is fueling spring cleanup fever.
The Crow Wing County Highway Department is encouraging public participation in the cleanup of roadside areas by providing plastic bags and hauling trash away from designated areas.
Youth groups, conservation clubs, service organizations and others who want to perform a public service through litter pickup and general cleanup along public roads will have the highway department's cooperation.
For more information, contact the county highway department on Laurel Street in Brainerd at 824-1110.
Region 5 board to meet April 8
STAPLES -- The Region 5 Board will meet 9 a.m. April 8 at the Region 5 Office in Staples.
Alpha Chapter No. 23 to install officers
Alpha Chapter No. 23 will have an open installation of officers at 11 a.m. Saturday at Masonic Hall in Brainerd. A reception will follow the installation.
Storm Spotters meeting slated
Crow Wing County Emergency Management will host its annual Storm Spotters meeting in Brainerd at 6:30 p.m. April 8 in the County Service Building (lower level). The class will be taught by staff from the National Weather Service in Duluth.
Brainerd VFW dinner set Friday
The Brainerd VFW will serve dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The menu will be Nedra's BBQ ribs or deep fried fish. Reservations are appreciated at 829-6393.
EDA to meet Monday
The Brainerd Economic Development Authority will meet at 8 a.m. Monday in the city council chambers at city hall.
Airport commission to meet Tuesday
The Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the airport conference room.
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