NEW PLATEAUS The List: America's Most Common Names
Sure, we all know Smith and Johnson, but what about the rest of the top ten? A surprisingly cool website,names.whitepages.com, gives us a look at all names--first and last--in the U.S.
This site real... Posted on 3/10/13 at 8:30 AM
STAFF BLOG MORE WITH MORKEN Is Alexandria the team to beat in the 8AAA field?
Alexandria's Logan Doyle and John Vogeler didn't want to wait until Saturday to play Fergus Falls in the Section 8-AAA semifinals after last night's 66-51 win over Little Falls.
"I'd suit up and play... Posted on 3/7/13 at 1:37 PM
CHICZ MAGAZINE Local chic kicks cancer
By Jo Colvin
Ann Challes is a woman on a mission. Shes determined to prove that cancer hasnt won. And she is doing it one step at a time.
UNUSUAL PAIN AFOOT
Challes did not... Posted on 11/12/12 at 11:17 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Backers want deputy to become GOP chairwoman
A movement is afoot to lure a Woodbury woman into a permanent position as the Minnesota Republican Party leader.
A push has begun to encourage Kelly Fenton to run for the partys chairmanship. Fenton ... Posted on 12/19/11 at 3:50 PM
You could hear Cassy Tomoson shriek as her feet left the platform, propelling her forward on a 370-foot zipline. About 25 yards away, Craig Campbell leapt from atop a 25-foot pole, reaching out to grab a trapeze bar five feet away.
Motorists on Interstate 94 will experience lane closures and a detour at the Brandon exit (mile marker 90), which started on Monday, October 8, while crews replace a culvert. The work will take approximately 10 days to complete.
Brandon Township elections are held in November in conjunction with the general election on November 6. The three positions on the ballot up for election in 2012 are for two supervisors and a treasurer. All are four-year terms.
Brandon will hold its annual Mid-Summer Fest next week. Festivities begin Wednesday, August 1 and continue through Sunday, August 5.
Following is a schedule of events. For complete details or to register for events, visit the website www.brandonmn.com.
Drum roll, please.
And the winner of the 2012 Brandon Miss Tootsie Pageant is…Ginger Spicy Snaps, who also goes by the name of Bret Elmer.
Agnes Beefeater, aka, Darrin Quinn, was right on Ginger’s heels, finishing as the runner-up. Rounding out the top finishers was the second runner-up, Holly Ball, portrayed by Kelly Olson.
The Brandon Lions Club will be upgrading playground equipment and installing a new playground in Brandon the weekend of June 9-10. The new playground is the culmination of a two-year project the Lions have been working on to upgrade playgrounds throughout Brandon.
Taste buds kicked into overdrive at the third annual Brandon Chili Contest on February 17.
More than 200 people attended the event at the Brandon City Auditorium. It’s a fundraiser for the Brandon auditorium renovation project.
Nearly 100 people were in attendance at a meeting at the Brandon School on Wednesday, February 8 to gain insight into the proposed additional academic pairing between the Brandon and Evansville schools.
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