Bowling < Jack's House Mon Aft ladies: 2-4 Edward Jones/ 14.5-5.5, Sather Concrete/ 9-11, Billys @ Breezy/ 8.5-11.5, Northland Excavating/ 8-12 HIGHS: Nancy Blizil 179/478, Doris Stengel 169, Janyce Blenkush 447, Deb Kraklau 168, Marlene Miller 445 Tues 4:15 Ladies: 2-5 A New You/ 11-5, Good Sam Home Care/ 9-7, Acorn Millwork/ 8.5-7.5, Essentia Health/ 8-8, Jacks House 6-10, Abe LLC/ 5.5-10.5 HIGHS: Jana Johnson 194/471, Colleen Duffney 193/480, Amber Swanson 167, Caralee Bjerkness 452
MENAHGA—The victim found inside a residence Wednesday, Feb. 13, following a house fire in Menahga was identified as 57-year-old James Conklin by the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. The Wadena County Dispatch Center received a 911 call at 10:29 p.m. to a house fire on the 600 block of Second Street Southeast, the sheriff's office reported. The Menahga Police Department arrived on scene within minutes and found the residence was engulfed in flames.
Pool Women's Country League Feb. 13 results St Mathias Bar 14, Jr's Junction 2 Oak Lawn Tavern 12, Green Lantern II 3 O'Neary's Cue T's 10, O'Neary's Chicks 6 Green Lantern I 11, Pit stop 5 Standings 1-St Mathias Bar 170 2-Oak Lawn 162 3-O'Neary's Cue T's 150 4-Pit Stop 128 5-Green Lantern I 118 6-O'Neary's Chicks 116 7-Green Lantern II 88 8-Jr's Junction 86 MEN'S COUNTRY LEAGUE Feb. 14 results
The Department of Natural Resources confirmed chronic wasting disease in a wild deer in Crow Wing County. This test result marks the first time in Minnesota the fatal neurological disease was found in a wild deer outside of the southeastern part of the state. Previous discoveries of the disease in wild deer were concentrated predominantly in Fillmore County, with additional discoveries in Houston and Winona counties in the past two months.
Kouper Seidel and Ron Imgrund of Brainerd will compete in a Golden Gloves boxing card 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. Seidel, 15, will box at 165 pounds against Tyrell Bostic of Detroit Lakes. Imgrund, 40, will face Dre Menard of Alexandria. This is Imgrund's last year of eligibility for amateur status. Doors open for the event, hosted by Central Minnesota Boxing, at 6 p.m. with boxing starting at 7 p.m.
Is there really any argument we spend too much time on our cellphones? Yet there are still far too many of us—young and old—who can't, or won't, take a break from phones or other electronic devices long enough to decompress. It's getting to be beyond just being a mere distraction, it's becoming an addiction. Which makes motivational speaker Joe Beckman's presentations last week in the Brainerd lakes area not only refreshing, but also kind of urgent in their message.
The Brainerd Lakes Area Women's Fund is seeking nominations for its Women Making Waves annual dinner event April 16. Nominations will be accepted through March 1.
Louis Gorman benefit planned for Feb. 23 There will be a benefit for Louis Gorman from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the American Legion Post No. 255, 708 Front St., Brainerd. There will be a silent auction, meat raffle and a spaghetti dinner. Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for kids. Gorman had a massive stroke on New Year's Day. He has been recovering at United Hospital in St. Paul. Washington High School Class of 1954 to meet The Washington High School Class of 1954 will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Grizzly's.
LINCOLN—A 22-year-old woman was injured Wednesday, Feb. 13, when the Chevrolet Cruze she was driving on Highway 10 in Lincoln in Morrison County struck a deer and crashed. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Brittney R. Schommer of Browerville was traveling north on Highway 10 at Holt Road, south of Motley in Lincoln, when her vehicle struck a deer. Schommer was transported to Lakewood Health System in Staples for non-life-threatening injuries. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office assisted the state patrol at the scene of the crash, which was reported at 7:31 p.m.
ALEXANDRIA—Joey Sauer's 23 points, six rebounds and four assists weren't enough to lift the Brainerd Warriors past the Alexandria Cardinals, which captured the Central Lakes Conference game 79-72 Friday, Feb. 15. Ben Staehling and Mason Malone each scored 15 points and Owen Davis added 12 points. Brainerd's road troubles continued as it dropped to 3-6 away from Brainerd. The Warriors beat Alexandria 78-72 Thu, Jan 10 in Brainerd. The loss snaps their four-game winning streak. Alexandria 36 43—79 Brainerd 35 37—72