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Pinetree Patchworkers quilts on display at the Brainerd Public Library

The Brainerd Public Library now has four types of community quilts made by the Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Guild on display until mid-January. Quilts include: Crisis Quilts: Made by the Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Guild and other area quilters, are given to children 18 years old or younger through

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-11-20 18:31:00

CliftonLarsonAllen Announces Career Achievements in Brainerd

Brainerd, MN (November 1, 2017) - CLA believes the best way to serve our clients and communities is to support our people in building careers that match their personal and professional aspirations. We are thrilled to express our congratulations and announce the following individuals who have reached

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-11-19 01:14:00

Area broadband projects held up as example at statewide conference

Resilient Region leaders joined more than 150 broadband leaders from across rural Minnesota last month to compare approaches to expanding access to, and use of, high-speed internet. Attending were Maureen Ideker of Essentia Health, Joe Buttweiler of Consolidated Telecommunications Co. and Dawn Espe

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2017-11-20 16:01:00

Be a Santa to a senior

Since 2003, with the help of more than 60,000 volunteers, Be a Santa to a Senior-an important holiday program for Brainerd lakes area seniors-has provided over 2 million gifts. Be a Santa to a Senior provides companionship, holiday cheer and gifts to seniors who may otherwise not receive a gift this

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-11-20 17:01:00

Nisswa: Road improvement plan, funding options presented

Striving to get a better handle on how best to fund and fix city roads into the future, the Nisswa City Council met Wednesday, Nov. 8, to hear ideas. All council members and the mayor attended a city public works committee meeting where Heather Casperson, from PFM Financial, presented information. J

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2017-11-20 14:01:00

Keeping the community in Thanksgiving

In the run-up to your memorable Thanksgiving meal with friends and family, take a moment to consider how blessed we are in the Aitkin area to have so many local food options to include. By purchasing locally-produced poultry, meat, eggs, vegetables, fruits, breads, wild rice and wine for this specia

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Calling the kettle red: Salvation Army launches holiday campaign

BAXTER-Armed to the teeth with hot chocolate and sweets, the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army marched into Cub Foods at noon Friday to kick off the annual Red Kettle Campaign. The campaign is slated to run Nov. 17-Dec. 23. They're building off last year's victories-in 2016, 202 people volunteered for m

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-11-19 10:01:00

Roads to grandma's house should be busy

Despite an uptick in gasoline prices across the nation, holiday travelers are coming out in force-on the ground in public transit or personal vehicles, through the skies on airliners-in what is anticipated to be the largest Thanksgiving surge since 2005. While average gas prices are hovering around


Warren honors 'Gardener News' founder Castronovo

WARREN TWP. - The Township Committee presented a certificate of recognition to longtime resident Thomas Castronovo at the Thursday, Nov. 16, committee meeting. Castronovo is the founder, executive editor and publisher of the Gardener News monthly gardening newspaper. Castronovo launched the publicat

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-20 19:00:00

Process ongoing to revamp Warren school policies

WARREN TWP. - Officials in the grades K-8 school district are actively working to address action plan goals. Perhaps chief among those goals is the revamping of district policies as advised by policy consultant Strauss-Esmay Associates. Superintendent Matthew Mingle addressed the progress of the goa

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-20 14:00:00

North Warren Regional High School band wins N.J. State Championship

PISCATAWAY -- North Warren Regional High School's marching band took first place in the Oct. 28 Group III Open division of the U.S. Bands New Jersey State Championship Competition held at Rutgers University. The Patriots performed their show, "A.I. Evolution," in a competition that featured 50 bands

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-19 08:01:00

Details Emerge After Fatal Car Crash in Union Sunday

UNION, NJ - The events leading up to a deadly crash Sunday began at about 4 p.m., when police were summoned to the Target/Whole Foods stores on Vauxhall Road to assist with an alleged shoplifter resisting arrest. According to Union police, officers attempted to arrest the suspect, who was violently

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-20 02:18:00

Police chase in ends in fiery fatal crash

A police chase in Union County ended Sunday afternoon with a fiery crash that killed the driver, authorities said. Few details were immediately available, but authorities confirmed the driver being sought by police died shortly after crashing into a building in Springfield. It was unclear why the d

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 00:10:46

Thanksgiving travel tips: Check NJ Transit train schedules, avoid crowded Penn Station

Whether it's plane, train or automobile, one thing is certain for Thanksgiving travelers: You're in for a rough ride. The days before major holidays, especially Thanksgiving, are nightmares for regular commuters and travelers. Trains and buses are standing room only. Stations and terminals become mo

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-20 21:02:07

After-school garden club is growing success

Horticultural Therapy provides an opportunity for children to work cooperatively with other children while learning new skills and new information. Horticulture, the growing of plants, is also an activity where children can learn and grow. Specifically designed horticultural activities promote heal

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:02

3 N.J. residents chosen as Rhodes Scholars

From left, Jasmine Brown, of Hillsborough, Jordan Thomas, of South Plainfield, and Christopher D'Urso, of Colts Neck. Christopher D'Urso, a Colts Neck resident who attends the University of Pennsylvania; Jordan Thomas, a Princeton University student who lives in South Plainfield, and Jasmine Brown,

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 14:35:57

Kentucky Corrections Department names hostage team commander

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Department of Corrections has a new state commander for its Hostage Negotiation Team. Interim Corrections Commissioner Jim Erwin says Stefany Hughes assumed her new role Nov. 9. Hughes joined the department as a classification and treatment officer at Northpoint Tr

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 12:03:03

Gingerbread neighborhood rises during Community Day at SKyPAC

At Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, a prefab house could've been yours for $5 Saturday, located in a festive neighborhood and featuring well-manicured gumdrop hedges and pretzel trees. The third annual Gingerbread Homes for the Arts Festival concluded with Community Day at SKyPAC. Visitors

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 05:00:00

Barren County CTE well underway; ATC renovation next

GLASGOW - The new Career Technical Education facility and athletic stadium under construction on Trojan campus should be under roof by next month Barren County school board members and administrators were told during the November board meeting. "Every few days you see something kind of new going on,


Lebanon's Hariri in France, says he wasn't Saudi prisoner

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017 file photo, released by Lebanon's official government photographer Dalati Nohra, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Hariri who resigned from Saudi Arabia nearly two weeks ago has been cau