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City pivots to ask for commercial trash pickup proposals

STARKVILLE — State law caused city officials to pivot Tuesday on a plan to contract out its commercial garbage collection service to a private company. Aldermen voted 6-1 in a suspension meeting at City Hall to send out a public request for proposals to privatize the service. Originally, the board …

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Multiple California police agencies facing 9-1-1 dispatch outages

CHICO, CA—Early Monday, telephone services at the 9-1-1 dispatch center were reported to be down by multiple agencies in the northern state. When called by a landline or cell phone, the caller is greeted with a busy signal, according to a social media post from the Chico Police Department. In …

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The Queen’s 8 grandchildren hold a silent vigil next to her coffin – Oneida Dispatch

By JILL LAWLESS, DANICA KIRKA and MIKE CORDER LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II’s eight grandchildren stood in silent vigil next to her coffin on Saturday, capping another huge day in which thousands of people came to pay their respects. Mourners crowded into a line that snaked through London, enduring …

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William Ray LaBorde – Brainerd Dispatch

William Ray LaBorde, 76, of Fairfield Township, passed away peacefully in hospital with his family by his side on September 2, 2022, after sustaining a fall injury. Bill was born August 20, 1946 in Crosby, Minnesota to Phyllis (Olander) and George LaBorde. He was the second eldest of eight children. …

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Bataan Memorial March 2022 click! Gallery – Brainerd Dispatch

1 of 56: Bataan Memorial March 2022 (1).jpg People take part in the 25th annual Bataan Memorial March on Saturday September 10, 2022 in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch 2 of 56: Bataan Memorial March 2022 (2).jpg People take part in the 25th annual Bataan Memorial March on Saturday …

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Johnson and Kinder vying for CVB board opening

So far, two people have applied for an open seat on the board of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau. Outgoing board member Sonic Johnson asked to be reappointed, and Fred Kinder also applied for the position. Johnson was appointed in March 2020 to serve the remainder of General Thomas …

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It Was Brainerd – September 7 – Brainerd Expedition

SEPTEMBER 7 20 years ago (2002) Defense was expected to be one of the strengths of Warrior football this year as they fired seven defensive players. That proved correct as Brainerd shut down 8th-ranked Alexandria 27-14 in front of a capacity crowd here. Defensive backs Jake Phillips and Kevin Mertens …

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Venice Dispatch – Banshees of Inisherin – Awardsdaily

Good storytelling has magic, and when Martin McDonagh tells you a story, you know you’re in the hands of a true magician. His latest, THE BANSHES OF INISHERIN, is a sweet, funny, poignant and enchanting ode to the people of Ireland. It transports you to a place and a time, …

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Summer Storms Bring Fall Repairs – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – Several large storms have wreaked havoc on the Brainerd Lakes region this spring and summer. Early morning storms on May 30 knocked out power to thousands of people in central Minnesota before a second wave of storms ripped through the area again later that night, toppling trees with …

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‘Very dangerous’ Starkville teenager wanted in shooting

Authorities are still looking for a Starkville teenager suspected of shooting someone Wednesday afternoon in Columbus. Cameron Jones, 17, is wanted for aggravated assault and is considered “very dangerous,” according to Columbus Police Department Capt. Rick Jones. He eluded capture, despite a lengthy manhunt Wednesday night in North Starkville involving …

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Mississippi State Men’s Basketball finalizes coaching staff under Chris Jans

With five new recruits officially announced between Thursday and Monday, the Mississippi State men’s basketball team put together its 2022-23 coaching staff. The Bulldogs’ hiring of recruiting director Patrice Days on Monday afternoon finalized the first coaching staff of Chris Jans as MSU’s new head coach. Jans was hired away …

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Freeport alum killed in Armstrong County burnt barrel explosion

An Alle-Kiski Valley native died last week in Armstrong County when something inside a burn barrel he was using exploded. Mark Liti, 48, was hit by debris after Tuesday’s explosion and later died at ACMH Hospital. “He was a great guy for the family,” his brother, Chris Liti, told Tribune-Review …

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Brenda Lucas: Community Update for Saturday August 27 | Features/Entertainment

80th: Jim Curry reaches a milestone on Sunday, August 28, when he turns 80. As this birthday celebrant leaves the 70s behind to try this new number, may he find much happiness, love, good health, good memories and continued blessings. GOODBYE: Farewells are said to two prominent community leaders – …

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Parks Board Questions Higher Cost of Mississippi River Park Project – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD — Project leaders want more money for Brainerd’s Mississippi Landing Trailhead Park project, but city officials are reluctant to loosen the purse strings. Parks Board members filed suit following a BMS request for an additional $58,000 for items related to construction observation, building materials testing and project management for …

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Media organizations and civil liberties advocates file lawsuit to stop Arizona law that limits recording of cop videos

A coalition of news organizations, including the Arizona Mirror, and civil liberties advocates filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday to block a new Arizona law that would make it a crime to film police officers in certain situations , arguing that it violates the First Amendment. “If effective, HB2319 would …

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Ohio BCI examines fatal shootings by officers

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating the circumstances that led law enforcement to kill two brothers Saturday after a nine-hour nighttime standoff in Knox County. Police say the men, identified as Randy Wilhelm, 56, and Bradley Wilhelm, 53, fired shots at law enforcement vehicles and planned to detonate …

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Bent But Not Broken: Tipp City Tippecanoe Afraid To Ship Bellbrook | Ohio High School Football Game Summaries

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Searcy ready to ‘drop’ 911 PSAP dispatch, White County judge says | New

The White County 911 Consolidation Committee made “significant decisions,” according to County Judge Michael Lincoln, including the city of Searcy being prepared to “drop” its police dispatch. Lincoln told the White County Quorum Court on Tuesday that a second meeting was held Monday by the 911 committee, which now includes …

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Brainerd Council Waives Assessments for Habitat Homes – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD — Brainerd City Council has waived pending assessments on three plots of land to allow Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity to build homes. The leaders of the association are interested in acquiring the three tax-exempt lots to build single-family homes next year. The city council’s staff and finance committee …

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Dispatch to Kenya: “Kenya is in a state of uncertainty at the moment” – JURIST

Aynsley Genga is JURIST’s staff correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi. It has been five days since we in Kenya had our elections on August 9th. Five days, and we still don’t know who our president is. As the wait gets longer, the pressure also increases. Kenya is currently …

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Crow Wing County Sees Typical Turnout in Midterm Primary Elections – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – One in five registered voters in Crow Wing County cast their ballots in the primary election on Tuesday, August 9. This year’s 20% turnout in the midterm elections was similar to comparable elections in the past, said Deborah Erickson, director of Crow Wing County Administrative Services. Primaries without …

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It Was Brainerd – August 11 – Brainerd Dispatch

AUGUST 11 20 years ago (2002) (Pictured) The Spirit of St. Louis replica of the Experimental Aircraft Assn. flew over Little Falls yesterday in preparation for the 75e celebration of the anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s return to Little Falls after his historic transatlantic flight. Little Falls Airport held an air …

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CO Reports: COs Help Search For Fugitive On The Run – Brainerd Dispatch

District 9 – Brainerd district CO (Conservation Officer) Jim Guida (Brainerd East), CO Vang and CO Verkuilen assisted the local sheriff’s office in the search for a fugitive on the run. The individual, who had a history with weapons, had numerous criminal warrants and fled while serving the warrant. A …

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Huntington Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug-Related Crime | New

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Dispatch from a Browns fan in Bronco country | Local

There is a deep and lopsided bond between Cleveland Browns and Denver Broncos fans that dates back to the AFC conference championships of the late 1980s. Broncos fans don’t need to remember what happened then. Unfortunately, neither do Browns fans. “The reader.” “The trial and error.” There is no need …

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Watersports draw people to Beech Fork Lake | New

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Don’t forget Ohio’s second primary is Tuesday for the Statehouse races

Ohio is holding another primary election on Tuesday and turnout is expected to be low. That’s because the big ticket races for Governor, US Senate and Congress were decided in May. But more than 100 races did not participate in this spring ballot. Redistricting delays pushed back primaries for the …

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Huntington Police Receive Federal Funding to Help Vehicle Investigations | New

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Brenda Lucas: Community Update for Saturday July 30 | Features/Entertainment

NAMED: Nine Proctorville, Ohio residents were among 86 students named to the Ohio University Southern in Ironton’s Dean’s List for the spring semester. They are Elizabeth Carrico, Michael Doane, Rylee Galloway, Adam Kincaid, Alli Penix, Michelle Ripley, Allison Steele, Ryan Swann and Ericca Wall. To be eligible for this list, …

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07/28/2022 | Berlin gets $111,000 for basketball court lighting

Berlin gets $111,000 for basketball court lighting BERLIN — The city will receive more than $111,000 to install lighting for basketball courts in Henry Park. The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved a variety of funding scholarships through the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Community Parks and …

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Wayne County Democratic Executive Committee to meet Thursday | New

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FFA student raises funds for injured policeman | New

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07/21/2022 | Crisafulli Cruises until his 2nd term as Sheriff

Crisafulli Cruises until his 2nd term as Sheriff SNOW HILL — Worcester County Sheriff Matt Crisafulli will serve another term after a strong show of voter support in Tuesday’s primary election. Crisafulli, who was elected to his first term in 2018, defeated challenger Jeffrey Buhrt in Tuesday’s primary. Crisafulli received …

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National Loon Center Launches Stewardship Program – Brainerd Dispatch

CROSSLAKE — The National Loon Center is launching the Loons & Lakes StewardShip program for environmental education. The program is free, open to all ages, and includes a two-hour boat trip aboard a 31-foot tri-toon boat, the StewardShip, on Cross Lake. Tours are led by National Loon Center staff and …

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Cardinals retake Oregon State’s Cooper Hjerpe, bat-challenging southpaw, delights metrics | Cardinals of St. Louis

LOS ANGELES — This “funky” delivery that adds zest to his fastball and challenged hitters from Little League to big college put Oregon State southpaw Cooper Hjerpe at the heart of what the The Cardinals were looking in the MLB draft and could see the majors quickly. Advanced analytics assured …

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Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd, births – Brainerd Dispatch

Devlan and Elisa Ingberg, Baxter, one daughter, Stella Grace, 7 pounds, 13 ounces, June 16, 2022. Grandparents are Brad and Patty Ingberg, Pine River, and Scott and Marlys Ailie, Detroit Lakes. William and Shaylyn Lange, Baxter, a boy, Emmett Randal, 9 pounds, 2 ounces, June 17, 2022. Grandparents are Randy …

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18 arrested on over 60 drug and gun charges – Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

A multi-day drug task force operation in Farmville and Prince Edward County in May led to the arrest of 18 people on 63 various felony and misdemeanor charges. The Piedmont Regional Narcotics and Gangs Task Force spearheaded the operation in the county after the charges were handed down by a …

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Fentanyl behind spike in overdose deaths in Iowa, officials warn

More Iowans are dying than ever from fentanyl-related overdoses, Iowa health and public safety officials say, which is why the state has launched a campaign encouraging Iowans to avoid counterfeit pills . Gov. Kim Reynolds held a press conference on Tuesday, detailing the rising rates of fentanyl-related overdose deaths in …

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Brenda Lucas: Monday, July 11 Community News | Features/Entertainment

GRADUATE: Kama Delawder was one of approximately 350 students graduating in mid-May at the spring commencement ceremony at Loyd Auditorium at Freed-Hardeman University in Tennessee. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work. CAMP: “Witches and Wizards,” open to ages 6-12, is available 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Thursday, …

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Athletics: Cline back as AD at Aitkin – Brainerd Dispatch

Jason Cline is back in a familiar position. The 45-year-old is the new director of activities at Aitkin High School after briefly stepping down to become dean of students and women’s golf coach from 2019-2022. Cline served as the Gobblers’ RA from 2015 to 2019. Since he will return to …

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What is the reality of the 2022 summer boom and will it last? – The Hollywood Reporter

For the first time since the pandemic began, domestic box office revenues nearly topped $1 billion in June as a semblance of normalcy returned to the multiplex. Hollywood studios have released a small army of event titles that have found their audience, but executives remain worried about a gap in …

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MADD urges drivers to celebrate safely – Brainerd Dispatch

MINNEAPOLIS — Mothers Against Drunk Driving urges everyone to celebrate safely by planning ahead and designating a non-drinking, non-impaired driver over the July 4 holiday long weekend. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 201 people died in alcohol-related crashes between 6:00 p.m. July 2 and 5:59 a.m. July …

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NATO calls Russia ‘largest and most direct threat’ – Oneida Dispatch

By JILL LAWLESS, JOSEPH WILSON and SYLVIE CORBET MADRID (AP) — NATO said Russia was the “most significant and direct threat” to the peace and security of its members, as the military alliance met on Wednesday to deal with a what the NATO chief called the biggest security crisis since …

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Monday Motivator: Feeling pain? One option is physical therapy – Brainerd Dispatch

Dr. Jeffrey Donatelle Sometimes we find our passions in unexpected places. From my own injuries and rehabilitation, I discovered a passion that combines my love for serving others and my desire to help people heal and thrive. I’ve helped athletes in the field, patients young and old in the clinic, …

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Planners – Brainerd Dispatch | News, weather, sports from Brainerd and Baxter

Joint Brainerd City Council and Utilities Workshop See you Monday, June 27 at 5 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers 1. Call to order 2. Roll call 3. Discussion on the Draft Employee Policy Manual 4. Review contribution policy between City Council and Public Utilities Commission 5. Discussion on the use …

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Softball: Warriors Jordan honored – Brainerd Dispatch

Our newsroom occasionally reports articles under the “staff” byline. Often, the “personal” byline is used when rewriting basic information briefs from official sources, such as a city press release about a road closure, and which require little or no reporting. Sometimes this signature is used when a news story includes …

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Lemoore Police await equipment for new dispatch building | Local News

The Lemoore Police Department has replaced a parking lot next to its Fox Street station with a multi-agency dispatch building, but it remains empty while the agency awaits needed equipment. “It’s been an exercise in frustration,” said Captain Margarita Ochoa, who said construction of the 2,240 square foot building was …

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Observation of the weather in the Brainerd lakes region 061822 click! Gallery – Brainerd Dispatch

1 of 25:062022 Storm Clouds 16.jpg Spectacular storm clouds move into the area Saturday, June 18, 2022 in the Brainerd Lakes area. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch 2 of 25:062022 Storm Clouds 1.jpg Spectacular storm clouds move into the area Saturday, June 18, 2022 in the Brainerd Lakes area. Kelly …

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Firework explosives may have triggered explosion that killed 2 people at home near Black Jack | Law and order

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – Explosives used to make fireworks may be behind a home explosion and fire early Friday that killed two people and seriously injured four others near Black Jack . Authorities have identified one of those who died as 17-year-old Christopher Jones. The identity of the second victim …

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Democratic committee member chosen to run for seat of indicted ex-alderman Jeffrey Boyd [St. Louis Post-Dispatch] – InsuranceNewsNet

Democratic committee member chosen to run for seat of indicted ex-alderman Jeffrey Boyd [St. Louis Post-Dispatch] – InsuranceNewsNet

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO) June 16—ST. LOUIS- Norma Walkerthe 22nd Ward Democratic Committeewoman, is the party’s candidate for the seat of alderman of Jeffrey Boydwho resigned after being indicted on federal bribery charges. Walker, who was picked by the city’s Democratic committee on Saturday to run in a special election …

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New Times-Dispatch Electronic Edition Coming Soon | About the Richmond Times-Dispatch

This is good news for the many readers who use our popular electronic edition daily. On Wednesday, watch for a new platform with easier navigation and updated features. Our electronic edition has been around in one form or another for years, allowing readers to flip through a digital replica of …

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Baxter City Council Recognizes Volunteers – Brainerd Dispatch

BAXTER — Baxter City Council Recognizes Volunteers of Captain Robert Orr’s chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, which responded and helped restore veterans’ headstones at Baxter Cemetery in May. Representatives of the organization, Carol Johnson and Paula Persons, addressed the board. “The most important …

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Police Blotter – June 9 – Brainerd Dispatch

ARRESTS — A 63-year-old man and a 67-year-old man were arrested at 12:09 a.m. Monday, June 6, for drug possession at the 210 Freeway and Elder Drive. As of Wednesday afternoon, the two men were being held at Crow Wing County Jail. A 56-year-old man was arrested at 11:09 p.m. …

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Area Golf: Giovanni’s regains the lead at Cragun’s – Brainerd Dispatch

EAST GULL LAKE — Giovanni’s Frozen Pizza regained a slim lead over Reichert Bus on Thursday, June 2 in the men’s league standings at Cragun’s Legacy Courses. Giovanni has 154 points against 153.5 for Reichert Bus. Brainerd Eye is in third place with 151.5 points followed by Lakes Financial at …

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Ohio State graduate interning this summer at Dispatch

I just graduated from Ohio State and am now a subway intern at The Dispatch. I am very happy to learn more about the Columbus community. Since I learned to write, I haven’t stopped. Every time I told someone about my love for writing, they asked me if I wrote …

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It Was Brainerd – May 27 – Brainerd Expedition

MAY 27 20 years ago (2002) The county board has agreed to post bids for the Highway 371 rest area and visitor center at Fort Ripley Twp. The county has entered into a non-binding agreement with the Brainerd Lakes Chamber, DNR, State Patrol and MnDOT for the center which will …

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Special Events — May 25 – Brainerd Dispatch

True Crime Writer Will Sign Books at CatTale’s Books & Gifts Frank F. Weber will have a book signing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at CatTale’s Books & Gifts on Laurel Street in downtown Brainerd. Forensic psychologist Pierz’s latest publication is “Black and Blue,” based on …

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05/23/2022 | Berlin Bathtub Races Wanted Entries

Berlin Bathtub Races Wanted Entries BERLIN– Organizers are still accepting entries for this year’s Berlin tub races. The Berlin Chamber of Commerce will host the 32nd annual Berlin Bathtub Races on June 10. Officials are still looking for entries for this popular event. “It’s the biggest event of the year,” …

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What to do – Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerd Legion will host a breakfast buffet The Brainerd Legion will be hosting a breakfast buffet from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, May 22. The cost for adults is $10 and children $5. New event at Historic Log Village in Crosslake CROSSLAKE — The Crosslake Area Historical Society will …

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Volunteers seek more effective ways to help clean up litter

Mayor Keith Gaskin, city officials and volunteers from the community group Pick It Up, Possum Town all met Wednesday afternoon to discuss the city’s problems with trash and illegal dumping. City Attorney Jeff Turnage explained some of the hurdles the city faces, and solutions ranging from volunteer-led cleanups to city-provided …

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Post-Dispatch Editor-in-Chief Alan Achkar shares his insight

This interview will be on “St. Louis on the Air” at noon Wednesday. This story will be updated after the show. You can Listen live. Last month, Alan Achkar returned to a city he knows well to take over a newspaper he knows just as well: the former subway editor …

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Regional Softball: Huskies blank Cardinals – Brainerd Dispatch

PILLAGER — Jenna Woidyla, Brooklyn Rudrud and Tessa Danielson each had three hits to lead a parade of 16 hits for Pillager in a 13-0 win over Staples-Motley on Friday, May 13. Rudrud and Danielson, along with Sam Berent and Hanna Christle, doubled for the Huskies. The Cardinals’ Jade Story …

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Police Blotter – May 12 – Brainerd Dispatch

ARRESTS – A 58-year-old man was arrested at 5.31pm on Monday May 9 for a warrant on the 13000 block of Arrowwood Drive. ARRESTS – A 39-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman were arrested at 9:41 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of South Eighth Street. The 39-year-old was arrested …

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Dispatch in Belarus: the case of imprisoned law student Sofya Sapega – JURIST

Belarusian law students enrolled at the European University for the Humanities file reports with JURIST on the current circumstances in Belarus under the constitutionally contested presidency of Alexander Lukashenka. For confidentiality and security reasons, we retain the name of the correspondent submitting this report. The text has only been slightly …

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College Softball: Raiders get 4 wins this weekend – Brainerd Dispatch

VIRGINIA — Addie Sanford had six hits, including two homers, a triple and seven RBIs in two games as the Central Lakes College Raiders sweep Mesabi Range 16-1, 21-9 on Sunday, May 8. In Game 1, Sanford and Brooke Corrigan each had three-hitter games with a home run. Corrigan finished …

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Grady-Toole Achieves Eagle Scout Rank – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD — The management of Venture Crew 2075 announced that they officially presented their first female Eagle Scout award on April 30 at the Northland Arboretum. “Kayla Grady-Toole, 18, is the first woman to be officially granted the rank of Eagle Scout in the Brainerd Lakes region and one of …

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Dispatcher honored and recognized for helping save baby’s life

BOULDER, Colo. (KDVR) – Any parent can imagine the horror of the moment their newborn baby stops breathing. A Boulder County couple called 911 for help and got it from dispatcher Rob Schimoler. Schimoler received a Life Saving Award for his recent efforts, mentoring the couple to help keep their …

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It Was Brainerd – May 3 – Brainerd Expedition

MAY 3 20 years ago (2002) Rebecca Yanisch, the state’s commissioner of commerce and economic development, says the wording of Potlatch’s sale of its printing division to Sappi Ltd. makes it difficult to sell the Brainerd plant. The factory specializes in the manufacture of coated paper, but it is precisely …

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It Was Brainerd – May Day – Brainerd Expedition

MAY 1 20 years ago (2002) With six games in five days, the Warrior baseball team needed full games from its pitchers. Mike Zauhar responded with a 7-3 Game 1 win over Little Falls, with Drew Boland’s two-run double and Joey Tautge’s two-run homer breaking a 3-3 tie. In the …

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Roger William Wulf – Brainerd Dispatch

Roger William Wulf, 91, of New Castle, Colorado passed away peacefully Saturday, April 23, 2022, at his home in East Gull Lake, MN. Roger was born on November 27, 1930 in Willmar, MN. Roger was born to parents Charles Peter Nicholas Wulf and Esther (Hvam) Wulf in Willmar, MN. He …

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Cruisers down T-Birds, 12-2 – The Eatonville Dispatch

After not playing a game since the previous Friday, the Cruisers shook off the rust and ended their two-game losing streak by quickly scoring 12 points on the visiting Mt. Tahoma Thunderbirds and beating them 12 -2 in a five-inning shortened mercy rule match Friday. The Cruisers posted two runs …

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Woman identified as victim in Morse Road crash

Columbus police on Monday identified the woman who was killed last Wednesday in a hit-and-run accident on the northeast side involving the personal vehicle of a former city police officer. Naimo Mahdi Abdirahman, 30, was the pedestrian who was struck and killed early last Wednesday morning in Morse Road and …

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It Was Brainerd – April 24 – Brainerd Expedition

APRIL 24 20 years ago (2002) What looked like a scrum was actually the Warrior softball team beating St. Cloud Apollo 8-2, 10-0 in a conference double header. Everyone played and contributed for Brainerd, who improved to 5-1 on aggregate. Coach Mike Zauhar said: “It was very important to have …

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Donna May Walker – Brainerd Dispatch

Donna May Walker, 88, of Brainerd, MN, returned home to be with her Lord on April 8, 2022. Donna was born October 17, 1933 and was predeceased by her parents, Violet (Chamberlain) Anderson and Carl O (Jake) Anderson, Brainerd, MN, one daughter, Joan, and one son, Michael. Donna graduated from …

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Roundabouts Featured Importantly in Future County Road Plans – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – As Crow Wing County Engineer Tim Bray sought to highlight the growing role of local sales tax in the county’s road building plans, some attendees at the April 12 county council meeting focused on the inclusion of roundabouts. The five-year, $72.6 million freeway improvement plan includes 152 miles …

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The Luzerne County Electoral Board is holding a certification meeting today

The Luzerne County Elections Committee has scheduled a special meeting for 10 a.m. Monday to certify Robert Schnee as the winner of the April 6 special election for state representative in the 116th legislative district. This opens the door for the county council to vote at its next meeting …

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Rhonda L. Newton – Brainerd Dispatch

Rhonda L. Newton, 51, of Brainerd, died Thursday, April 7, 2022 in Pillager. Rhonda was born September 30, 1970 in Brainerd, daughter of Donald and Bertha (Hines) Anderson. She graduated from Brainerd High School where she was elected Prom Queen. After high school, Rhonda held various positions within the hospitality …

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(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, April – Brainerd Dispatch

(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 2022, 6t.) NOTICE OF SALE OF MORTGAGE FORCE THE RIGHT TO TIMELY VERIFICATION OF DEBT AND IDENTITY OF ORIGINAL CREDITOR PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a default has …

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Fall of Bataan 80th Anniversary Wreath Laying Ceremony click! Gallery – Brainerd Dispatch

1 of 50: Bataan Memorial 5 041122.jpg The family of Julius St. John Knudsen receives a Congressional Gold Medal during the 80th Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan Wreath Laying Ceremony Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Brainerd Training and Community Center. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch 2 of 50: …

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9-1-1 dispatcher honored for helping save life

SEQUIM — A dispatcher, also known as a dispatcher, is the person you’ll likely meet first in an emergency after calling 9-1-1. They are behind the scenes to decipher the situation, reach out to first responders on the ground, and possibly take emergency action for the person on the phone. …

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Ohio Passes Important Education Bill

From $2,000 back-to-school grants to campus free speech protections, sweeping bipartisan legislation that will change Ohio’s public universities and community colleges is headed for the governor. “We’ve come a long way on this comprehensive reform legislation that touches on almost every aspect of academic operation at an institution…” Ohio Intercollegiate …

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Mall adapts the bunny experience for children with special needs | News

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Oneida County Jail Uses New Drug Detection Device – Oneida Dispatch

Utica, NY – Officials at the Oneida County Correctional Facility will now have a new tool to help with drug detection. Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, and Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara recently announced the onboarding of a new innovative drug detection …

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Biden’s oil move aims to cut gas prices ‘pretty significantly’ – Oneida Dispatch

By ZEKE MILLER and JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday ordered the release of 1 million barrels of oil a day from the country’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve for six months, an attempt to rein in energy prices that soared after the United States and its allies …

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Republican member of Luzerne County Board of Elections resigns

Republican Patrick Castellani has resigned from the Luzerne County Elections Committee, citing concerns about mail-in voting and ballot boxes. The council had named Castellani, of Butler Township, to one of two Republican council seats in October. The volunteer citizen council oversees elections, makes decisions on marked ballots and write-in …

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Former Harlem Globetrotter appears at Wyoming Area Catholic

Basketball pundit, former Harlem Globetrotter and now inspirational speaker and motivational Kenny ‘Blenda’ Rodiguez made a special appearance at Wyoming Area Catholic on Monday, March 21. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Shipping 🔊 Listen to this In the game ‘You’ve Been Tricked’, Blenda Rodriguez, center …

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Senior and Community Organizations Receive City Contributions – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – Brainerd Community Action and The Center will continue to receive funds from the City of Brainerd through its charter after an amendment changed the process for obtaining the money. The Northland Arboretum has also requested a portion of the funds allocated to nonprofit organizations, but the city council …

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City to Display Banners Honoring Veterans for Second Year | News

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BCTV Daily Dispatch March 21, 22

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Neil A. McEwen – Brainerd Dispatch

Neil Allan McEwen, 84, of Crosslake, Minnesota, passed away with his family present on Saturday, March 12, 2022. He is survived by his beloved wife Maxine (née Lysfjord), son Gregory, daughter Gretchen Felton ( Brian), grandchildren Joia, Cody and Holden, and siblings Elizabeth Deere and Ortie Kinshella. He is predeceased …

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Integrating Analytics and Machine Learning into On-Premises Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) to Drive Market Growth

Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) Market Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) Market Analysis By Component, By Deployment, By Organization, By Application Area, By Industry and Regional Forecast 2022-2032 DUBLIN, IRELAND, March 15, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — ICT companies are massively adopting technologies such as cloud computing and artificial intelligence to ensure seamless operations …

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Festivities draw downtown paraders – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – Downtown Brainerd felt lucky after a two-year hiatus on Saturday, March 12, as shoppers gathered to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day again with a parade. With a starting temperature of 10 degrees, hundreds of people gathered in the streets to watch the tours and grab a candy or two …

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Arts Commons Dispatch: Alberta Kitchen Party

It would be fair to say that the world needs a kitchen party. That’s what they call it around Halifax, where someone shows up with a violin, someone else shows up with a bottle of screech, someone else starts banging a backbeat using a few tablespoons and a can of …

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Maryville to Provide Dispatch Service for Worth County | News

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Maryville Northwest Regional Communications Center is scheduled to begin providing emergency dispatch services to Worth County beginning in June. The Worth County Emergency Services Group will pay $4,500 a month for dispatch services, according to an agreement approved by the Nodaway County Consolidated 911 Board of …

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Crow Wing County Offers Land Use Workshop – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – Crow Wing County offers land use information workshop regarding land use permit regulations, requirements, grant opportunities, proposed ordinance revisions, system map training geographic information and more. The workshop is intended for Crow Wing County residents and contractors working around county lakes, but all are welcome. The workshop will …

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