STAPLES -- The Region 5 Commission will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Region 5 Office in Staples.
PUC to meet Aug. 28
The Brainerd Public Utilities Commission will meet 9 a.m. Aug. 28 in the commission meeting room at 1151 Highland Scenic Drive.
Crow Wing County award recipients announced
The Hilding "Bill" and Rita Nelson farm south of Brainerd received official recognition as a Century Farm at the Crow Wing County Fair, according to the fair association.
In addition, Amanda Moe was honored as Beef Princess, Emily Segler was named Crow Wing County Dairy Princess and Ron Nelson was selected as Young Farmer of the Year.
Blood donors sought
The American Red Cross has scheduled several bloodmobiles in the Brainerd lakes area, including the following locations: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 3 at Brainerd Medical Center; noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Northern Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross in Brainerd; 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 5 at Riverwood International Corp., Crosby; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Westgate Mall in Brainerd/Baxter.
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