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Schlangen convicted of felony first and second degree drug charges

On Oct. 12, a Morrison County District Court Jury in Little Falls took less than an hour to convict Ronald Lee Schlangen of Controlled Substance Crime in the First Degree and Controlled Substance Crime in the Second Degree. A routine traffic stop and warrant check lead to the discovery of 130.4 gram

MORRISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-10-18 16:08:00

Lindberghs' Christmas to come alive in living history event

LITTLE FALLS-A program titled "World War I Christmas" will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 24 through Dec. 2 at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site in Little Falls. Experience what Christmas was like for the Lindberghs during World War I in this living history program. People who attend will meet costu

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-10-17 16:01:00

Green Prairie man arrested following drug search

Commander Steve Soyka advises that on Oct. 12, 2017, the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force in cooperation with the Morrison County Sheriff's Office conducted a search warrant at the address of 15751 Grouse Road in Green Prairie Township located north of Little Falls. The search warrant i

MORRISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-10-16 19:12:00

Commissioners table Shamineau LID budget vote

Due to concerns about the proposed project to lower waters on Lake Shamineau, the Morrison County Board of Commissioners tabled a vote on the Shamineau Lake Improvement District (LID) 2018 budget and assessment. At its annual meeting Aug. 26, property owners of the LID approved a $56,400 budget wit

MORRISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-10-16 18:45:00

County Commissioner Duane Johnson passes away at 66

Morrison County Commissioner and former mayor of Swanville Duane Johnson passed away Thursday, Oct. 12. Johnson represented District Five, covering Swanville, Upsala, Bowlus and other areas of southwestern Morrison County for 10 years, after being elected in 2006. In addition to his roles in govern


Arthur 'Art' Wolch

Arthur "Art" Wolch, 94- year-old resident of Rice, formerly of Little Falls, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Oct. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls. A visitation will be on Friday from 10 a.m.-


Deer feeding ban and precautionary CWD testing

Feed is defined as salt, minerals, grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, hay and other food that is capable of attracting or enticing deer. People who feed birds or small mammals must do so in a manner that prevents access by deer or places the food at least six feet above the ground.Precautionary manda

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-10-17 12:00:00

Motorcycle crash sends woman to hospital

A 54-year-old Deerwood woman was injured when the motorcycle she was driving crashed at 3:36 p.m. Friday at First Avenue Northeast and Washington Street in Brainerd. The Brainerd Police Department reported Kim Ellis was driving a motorcycle when a truck in front of her stopped abruptly. Ellis tried

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-10-17 11:01:00

Lincoln-Pipestone looking for groundwater near Dawson

DAWSON - The Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water System has drilled test holes looking for a groundwater source in Lac qui Parle County this summer. It is looking to develop a water well field to serve the northern portion of its service territory, according to Jason Overby, general manager of the system

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 14:44:08

Kathleen M. Fink, 65, Sauk Rapids

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Kathleen M. Fink age 65 of Sauk Rapids who passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Ralph Zimmerman will officiate. Burial will take place


5 things to do this week: Oct. 16-20

WHILE YOU CAN: Most farmers markets are winding down with the end of the harvest season. Today is Market Monday from 3-6:30 p.m. at Riverside Plaza, in front of Hardware Hank, 101 Seventh St. N, Sartell. The last Market Monday is Oct. 23. You can find more information at https://bestfarmersmarkets.o


Victims speak out on area opioid crisis

"Opioid" generally refers to painkilling prescription medications that have similar effects as opium, such as hydrocodone, codeine and morphine. Brand-name opioids include Vicodin, OxyContin and Percocet. Several opioid users and family members of users spoke up at the public forum organized by the

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-10-18 14:01:00

Firefighters check out burning complaint

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a burning complaint at 3:22 p.m. Monday on the 1700 block of South Sixth Street. Upon arrival, firefighters determined it to be an illegal burn. The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a burning complaint at 3:22 p.m. Monday on the 1700 block of South Sixt

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-10-18 09:01:00

Long Prairie drive-in theater reopens

LONG PRAIRIE - One of Minnesota's last surviving drive-in movie theaters finally reopened after being closed for repairs for nearly three months. The Long Drive-In in Long Prairie shut down after a storm severely damaged its outdoor screen on July 17. It took months to get the repairs made to the or


SWCD bus tour shares water quality improvement efforts

What landowners do today can have a profound and lasting impact on tomorrow, and the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District's bus tour Friday took that message on the road. The Brainerd Lakes Conservation Tour was an invitation-only event presented by the SWCD, and county commissioners Paul

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-10-17 13:01:00

Niches keep Camera Shop clicking through 70 years of dramatic change

Frank Ringsmuth was studying photographic engineering technology at St. Cloud State University in 1973 when he was hired part-time at The Camera Shop. Ringsmuth said it was one of only two programs in the country to offer a four-year degree, and he hoped his studies would lead to a job with Kodak or

ST. CLOUD TIMES - 2017-10-17 15:33:07

Initiative Foundation awards local grants

The Initiative Foundation and its partner funds awarded $753,744 in grants during the third quarter of 2017 to support organizations and projects primarily in the 14-county region of central Minnesota. The following local organizations received grants: City of Pequot Lakes: Pequot Lakes Thriving Co

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2017-10-17 09:31:00

Dia de los Muertos Arty Party

People decorate sugar skulls Saturday for the Second Saturday Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, Arty Party at the Crossing Arts Alliance in downtown Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video-for more photos go to https://goo.gl/b9RHXa People decorate sugar skulls Saturda


Fine Arts Student of the Week: Honor awards senior for work in game design

Art focus: Brainerd High School video game design. Adviser nomination: "Evan is taking game design as an independent study this semester. He has been working very hard independently to develop his own unique game concept. He is making great progress and he comes to class everyday with a great attitu


Sugar and spice: Steph's Homemade stirs up salsas and sweets

In Stephanie "Steph" Heringlake's family, it's all about the salsa. It's her favorite thing to make under her Steph's Homemade label - her favorite is the mango salsa - as well as her husband's favorite of her offerings. Even the family's dog is a fan. "He loves the salsa!" Heringlake, 38, said of

ST. CLOUD TIMES - 2017-10-16 15:31:03