? Christmas concert scheduled The First Congregational United Church of Christ presents its 11th annual Twelfth Night of Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. Sunday.
? Author to visit the Brainerd Public Library via Skype The Brainerd Public Library will Skype with teen author Lauren Oliver at 2 p.m. Jan. 3.
It's the ultimate fantasy: Walk into a store, plunk down a dollar, and with nothing but luck - really extraordinary luck - you win a giant lottery. Suddenly, you're rich as a sultan with enough money to buy an NBA team or your own island. The odds of that happening, of course, are astronomical. But tell that to the optimists and dreamers across the country who lined up at gas stations, mini-marts and drug stores Monday for the last-minute buying frenzy in the Mega Millions jackpot. The $586 million prize - the fourth-largest in U.S. history - could grow by Tuesday night's drawing.
CAREER ? Miles earns specialist certification Van Miles, senior network analyst with Consolidated Telecommunications Company (CTC), earned his Calix E7 Active Ethernet Specialist Certification.
CAREER ? Wallenius named page layout designer/copy editor Bob Wallenius, Brainerd, was named page layout designer and copy editor with the Brainerd Dispatch.
CHICAGO (AP) - Is your doctor a technophobe? Increasingly, the answer may be no. There's a stereotype that says doctors shun technology that might threaten patients' privacy and their own pocketbooks.
Poverty statistics can be used to prove almost anything.
Norm Siekman of rural Cushing announced his candidacy for the GOP endorsement for the House District 9B seat Thursday, stating he'll emphasize jobs and responsive education in his campaign. Siekman, 65, will run for the seat that many presumed Rep.
CLC Foundation welcomes new board members The Central Lakes College Foundation has welcomed four new members to its board of directors. Tracie McFarlin and J.
It's the beginning of a new month, and that's a good thing in America's schools, because life seems to get worse there as a month goes by. Students get in more trouble toward the end of the month than at the beginning.
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