Lorraine Hinton, age 85, of Brainerd, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.Lorraine was born on April 12, 1928 to Alrik and Nellie (Edeburn) Eksten in Flint, Mich. She married Leonard Hinton on Feb. 18, 1947.Lorraine's life revolved around her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and also for her love of music and flowers.
? ADK celebrates 50 years in Brainerd Alpha Delta Kappa, Xi Chapter, celebrated 50 years in the Brainerd lakes area. Mayor Wallin proclaimed October to be ADK month in Brainerd and honored the group with a special proclamation certificate.
Nicholas Oldham arises at 6:30 a.m. every morning, eats breakfast, reads the Scriptures and then studies Romanian. His routine is dramatically changed from the one he had as a freshman at Brigham Young University last year.
CROSBY - Esther Louise Rasmussen, age 89, of Crosby died on Sept. 1, 2013, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby. She was born on April 12, 1924, to Albert and Sara (Schneider) Klukas at the home of her grandparents in Russell, Lyon County, Minnesota.
Baxter resident and Brainerd High School Class of 2012 graduate Nicholas Oldham of Troop 44 earned the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America and received the Eagle Scout award at a special Court of Honor on Dec. 27 at the Northland Arboretum.To earn the Eagle, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts, Oldham participated in years of scouting, receiving rank advancements over time, completed at least 21 merit badges and led volunteers in a community service project. His service project consisted of clearing and marking snow shoe trails at the Arboretum.
Dumbing down BSA Mormons are not OK with the idea of morally dumbing down the Boy Scouts of America with the admission of homoelective (homosexual) boys to the program.
George G. Larsgard, age 88, resident of Brainerd, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his home. Services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, May 31, 2013, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brainerd with Bishop Jeff Howard officiating. Burial will be in Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby. Visitation will be held the hour before services at the church on Friday. Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory, Brainerd, Minn. www.Nelson-Doran.com 218-829-4755
CROSBY - Rita Renae Rono (Larsen), July 21, 1961 - April 6, 2013. Crosby, Minn.
Voters won't have to worry about long lines for the Tuesday, Aug. 14 primary if the predictions of Crow Wing County elections officials hold true.
With the possibility that the next Republican candidate for president may be a Mormon, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) has become a somewhat popular topic in the media.
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