To the Editor: I can forgive Tom West (editor) for wanting his readers to be uncomfortable and miserable for Christmas, but I cannot rationalize his condemnation of the single parent of the mentally disturbed boy who shot children in their school. He states that something in the boy’s upbringing caused this psychotic episode. His ignorant [...]
From first aid classes to hospice care, the non-profit serves Morrison County and beyond By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Everyone, at one point in their lives or another, will need help with elder care. It may be for themselves or for a loved one. But where to start? There are as many levels of services as [...]
By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Heartland Symphony Orchestra (HSO) has recently welcomed its newest conductor, Sergey Bogza. The young conductor comes to the HSO well-qualified. Bogza, 27, was the assistant conductor at Central Washington University while attending school there. He has been a lecturer and master-class teacher at the Music and World Cultures Center, an [...]
By Tina Snell, Staff Writer New Pathways exists to ensure homeless people, specifically families with children, have resources, skills and the assistance necessary to thrive. It works with 21 churches in Brainerd, Crosby, Nisswa and Pillager to help families with housing issues, meals, case management, training and a safe environment. “We offer shelter for homeless families,” [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor email@example.com Top-seeded North Wright County (NWC) shut out Brainerd-Little Falls 8-0 in the opening round of the Section 8AA girls hockey tournament at Monticello, Saturday. Junior Sara Wennerstrand posted 30 saves in net for Brainerd-Little Falls. The Flying Warriors finished the season with a record of 2-23-1. Seniors on this [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org The Brainerd-Little Falls girls hockey team closed the regular season with a pair of two-goal defeats. The Flying Warriors answered the first two goals scored by visiting Fergus Falls, Feb. 1, but couldn’t match the final two netted by the Otters in a 4-2 defeat. Junior Kristina Anderson and [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor email@example.com Willmar broke a 1-1 deadlock with a pair of third-period goals to edge the host Brainerd-Little Falls girls hockey team 3-1, Tuesday. Senior Emily Stark and sophomore C.J. Kendall assisted junior Kristina Anderson on the Flying Warriors’ lone goal 2:12 into the game.
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Brainerd-Little Falls held a 21-15 shot advantage, but came up short in the goal column in a 3-1 home defeat to St. Cloud, Tuesday. The Icebreakers took the lead late in the first, then added two more goals in the second to go ahead 3-0. Senior Maren Brown scored [...]
Visiting International Falls topped BLF 7-4 in a high-scoring contest, Jan. 19. The Flying Warriors took a 3-1 advantage early in the second and maintained a 3-2 lead deep into the third, but four goals in a span of 3:29 lifted International Falls to the win.