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August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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November 3, 2010
YME, BBE and KMS approve school operating levies
WILLMAR -- Voters appear to have approved operating levies in the Yellow Medicine East, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg school districts. According to unofficial results from the Secretary of State's website, voters in YME approved the levy by a 1,554 to 1,092...
November 3, 2010 - 9:33am
April 14, 2010
Neighbor alerts Sunburg family to fire that destroyed their home
SUNBURG -- Around 12:30 a.m.
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
February 1, 2010
Brooten meat locker burglarized, sheriff asks for information
BROOTEN -- The Stearns County Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information that may help with the investigation of a weekend burglary in Brooten to contact them. The owner of J & K Meats reported on Sunday that the business had been burglarized sometime after the close of business...
February 1, 2010 - 12:44pm
November 9, 2009
Nevis halts BBE bid for third straight title
BRAINERD -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa got a taste of what it's been serving to opponents for many years. The Jaguars were swept by Nevis 25-18, 25-17, 25-20 in the Section 5A championship on Saturday. It marked the first time this season that BBE was swept in a best-of-five match all...
November 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2009
BBE rebuilding project doesn't take long time
Many volleyball observers felt Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa would have a difficult time finishing above .500 this season, let alone amassing the 30-win...
September 17, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
United Way schedules Week of Action Aug. 24-28
WILLMAR -- United Way of West Central Minnesota will host its annual Week of Action Aug. 24-28. The Week of Action gives businesses and organizations a chance to volunteer on service projects that help meet a community need. Sponsors of the Week of Action are Bremer Bank, Cash Wise...
August 4, 2009 - 12:46am
June 13, 2009
June 16, 2009: Brooten dinner theater to close June 21
June 16, 2009 BROOTEN -- It was an innovative idea. Take an old, closed movie theater in a sleepy town and give it a jazzy New Orleans pulse. Bring in some gourmet food and some quality entertainment. Make tiny Brooten a destination, not just a dot on a map. In the end, though,...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
'Just Desserts' opens Friday
BROOTEN -- "Just Desserts" opens Friday at John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten. In this murder mystery Judge Reginald P. Cogsworth is played by David Swinney.
March 5, 2009 - 8:36am
'Just Desserts' in Brooten 'sinfully delicious'
Dinner ... desserts... dimwittedness... drama... and detective work make for a "deliciously delightful" evening during the upcoming murder mystery at John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten. "Just Desserts" by Craig Sodaro is a lively mystery play revolving around the untimely death of...
March 5, 2009 - 8:35am
January 15, 2009
Murder in Brooten ... pretty sweet over dessert
Somehow, witnessing a murder while eating cheesecake just doesn't make the crime seem so bad. To be honest, it's actually pretty funny.
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Let go of that
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
Hawick man arrested after Brooten burglary
BROOTEN -- A 21-year-old Hawick man was arrested Tuesday evening for burglary and driving while impaired after he allegedly broke into a woman's home along School Avenue in Brooten. According to Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, Andrew James Hoglund was arrested and is being held...
December 31, 2008 - 12:50pm
November 10, 2008
Ada-Borup sweeps BBE for third
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
BBE still seeking first win
Putting all regular-season successes aside, the state volleyball tournament has not been kind to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. The Jaguars (30-1) will look for their first win in their state tournament history today when they take on Martin County West (24-6-1) in a Class A quarterfinal...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
Girls Tennis Roundup
BROOTEN -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa advanced to the Section 5A-West semifinals Wednesday with a 4-3 triumph over Melrose. BBE split its singles matched with Laura Johnson winning an 11-9 tiebreaker to earn a straight-set victory at 1-singles and Tia Bragelman won in straight sets...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am