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Area Boys Hockey: Flyers fall to St. Paul Johnson

LITTLE FALLS-Josh Jennings netted the only goal for the Little Falls Flyers in a 3-1 non-conference loss to the St. Paul Johnson Governors Friday. Both teams put 25 shots on goal with Flyer goalie Justin Pekula recording 23 saves. St. Paul 1 1 1-3 Little Falls 0 1 0-1 First period: StP-Carl Fish (Ch

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-12-16 04:29:56

High schools nominate juniors for ExCEL Award

Four high school students in Little Falls and Pierz were nominated for the ExCEL-Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership Award. Little Falls High School nominated Katherine Corbett and Aidan Kray and Pierz Healy High School nominated Katelyn Becker and Jacob Andres for the ExCEL Award. Spo

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-12-15 18:01:01

Morrison County Sheriff's Department- 12-17-17

Nov. 30 - A business on Sherwood Trail in Hillman reported someone damaged a gate at the business. The gate was valued at $250. Dec. 2 - A resident on Cherry Lane in Motley reported a scam. Dec. 4 - A resident on 20th Street in Bowlus reported someone had cut down about five trees, valued at $6,250.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2017-12-15 16:23:00

Local Roundup: Card skaters ramp up offense

WILLMAR - Three players scored two goals apiece as Willmar downed Worthington 6-1 on Thursday night at the Willmar Civic Center. Colin Larabee, Brady Bauman and Ian Carruthers each lit the lamp twice for the Cardinals, who poured in three goals in third period to put the game away. Gunnar Banks made

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-12-15 05:15:57

New retailer cushions bedding market

BAXTER-Area residents have more options for better sleep as Baxter welcomed Mattress Firm to the 371 strip. The bedding retailer's inception dates to July 4, 1986, when three Texans-Harry Roberts, Steve Fendrich and Paul Stork-scrounged together their life savings and put up enough for a few mattres

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-12-16 12:01:01

Brainerd woman injured after van crashes into building

A 33-year-old Brainerd woman was injured when the van she was driving crashed into a building at noon Wednesday at the corner of Oak Street and 13th Street in Brainerd. The Brainerd Police Department reported Shauna Pearson was taken by North Memorial Ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medica

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-12-15 12:01:01

Scammers? Panhandlers ask for money at local businesses

'Tis the season of giving-but beware, not everyone asking for money has people's best interests at heart. It has been reported people have been approached this week by solicitors at businesses in Baxter and Brainerd possibly selling merchandise or asking for money to help with a church mission trip,

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-12-16 10:01:01

The Office Shop gets new look, added items

Not only was the floor, ceiling and shelving remodeled and reset, but The Office Shop has added new items to its store in Aitkin. "We have a little bit of it all," said Jodie Johnson, owner, with her husband, Scott, of The Office Shop in Aitkin and Brainerd. Johnson said she wants people to shop loc

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-12-15 13:00:00

HGTV star has plans to create boutique hotel in Holly

Holly (WJRT) - (12/14/17) A Mid-Michigan woman with a nationally seen TV show has plans that could give a boost to the Holly area economy. Cari Cucksey wants to covert an old school building into a boutique hotel, banquet center and pub. There are a lot of hoops to jump through but it could happen b

ABC12.COM - 2017-12-15 02:32:00

The U.S. 23 'Flex Route' explained. New system utilizes shoulder lane in times of emergencies, heavy traffic

In November, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) rolled out its new Flex Route system on U.S. 23, just north of Ann Arbor. The goal is to ease highway congestion at peak times, or during a crash. The nine-mile route runs between Whitmore Lake to just north of Ann Arbor. The system is

TRI-COUNTY TIMES - 2017-12-15 21:26:00

Deal reached with Dearborn over fatal shooting by police

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - (12/16/17) - A Detroit suburb has reached a settlement with the family of a woman who was fatally shot by police near a shopping mall in 2016. In a court filing Thursday, attorneys said they would provide details to federal Judge Bernard Friedman, but they want him to keep th

ABC12.COM - 2017-12-17 00:24:00

Metro Detroit man convicted in 1991 murder of Midland County amputee

MIDLAND (WJRT) (12/15/2017) - A Metro Detroit man was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of the 1991 murder of his ex-girlfriend's mother. A jury in October convicted Michael McIntyre of first-degree murder in the death of 43-year-old Diane Ross, a double leg amp

ABC12.COM - 2017-12-15 19:39:00

Thomas Kithier family hires prominent attorneys to aid fight for eligibility

The fight for Thomas Kithier's eligibility might be headed to court. The Michigan State basketball signee and his family have hired prominent trial attorneys Ven Johnson of Johnson Law, PLC, and Steve Fishman in hopes of overcoming a ruling made by the Michigan High School Athletic Association that

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-12-16 17:57:42

Kithiers hire lawyers, prep for lawsuit against MHSAA

Ineligible high-school basketball star Thomas Kithier and his family have hired two attorneys as they prepare to continue the fight over the Michigan High School Athletic Association's controversial ruling. Kithier transferred from Macomb Dakota to Clarkston for his senior season, but Dakota refused

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-12-16 17:29:26

Michigan Opera Theatre Childrens Chorus 10th Anniversary Concert

White Lake Twp. resident, Khalan Isbell to Perform in MOTCC's 10th Anniversary Holiday Concert and Fundraiser December 17 at the Detroit Opera House. The Michigan Opera Theatre Children's Chorus will present its annual A Winter Fantasy Concert and Fundraiser, Dec. 17 on the mainstage of the Detroit

PATCH - 2017-12-16 09:36:30

Free bus rides promote access to Detroit holiday activities

DETROIT (AP) - (12/16/17) - Rides are free on some Detroit buses Saturday as part of a campaign to promote public transportation and downtown holiday events. No fares will be collected Saturday on the #53 Woodward route. On four subsequent Saturdays, the free rides will be offered on different rout

ABC12.COM - 2017-12-17 00:10:00

Fayetteville Uses Strong Second Half to Down Leps

The Fayetteville boys basketball team has had a lot of big victories this season, but Tuesday's might have been the biggest so far. The 1A Lions beat the visiting 4A La Grange Leopards 63-42. Led by a 22-point performance from Jerrette Brown and 21 more from Damon Gerik, the Lions improved to 9-6 ov


Abbott Picks TCEQ to Manage Clean Air Settlement Funds

AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott on Dec. 4 announced his selection of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as the lead agency for Texas' participation in the Environmental Mitigation Trust. The trust was established in 2016 and early 2017 by the settlement of certain federal Clean Air Act claims a


Darla Blaha Announces Candidacy for County Clerk

Darla J. Blaha has announced her candidacy to run as a candidate for Fayette County Clerk. Born in La Grange to the late Lawrence and Nina Dean (Schellberg) Blaha, she attended school in Houston, but always maintained lifelong ties to La Grange. "Although I lived and attended school in Houston, I al


BHS students will perform with all-region bands

Nine members of the Brenham High School Band will be performing next month as members of an all-region band. The students earned spots in the Texas Music Educators Association's Region 27 Band. Tryouts were last weekend, with students from 12 schools in the Cypress-Fairbanks area and four schools in

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-12-15 20:10:00