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What’’S Man charged with trying to kill another man’s unborn baby
InSIde Rory Northrup faces felonies for beating up his pregnant wife
Rory Northrup, 24, rural called for her. Joseph’s hospital in Brainerd She decided to give it up.
govERoR missEd a Aitkin, was charged with at- Deputies say her face and while Northrup was booked Allegedly, after midnight,
Fish buT coughT ThE tempted murder of an unborn chin were bruised, her left eye into the Aitkin County jail with when the children were asleep,
ExTRavaganza sPiRiT child in the first degree, pre- was swelling and her left cheek a blood alcohol content of .10 he started assaulting her, an
Page 3 meditated; and assault in the was swelling. She lifted her and abrasions on his knuckles ordeal that lasted about two
first degree, substantial bodily shirt to show she was 24 weeks and blood on his palm. hours. He pulled her hair,
harm. Both charges are felonies pregnant. She said that her A Brainerd police officer slapped and punched her and
obiTuaRiEs and stem from an incident in husband punched and head- was asked to take a statement kicked her in the abdomen and
Pages 4 & 5 a Hazelton Township home butted her face and punched from the wife in the emergency face in the living room. He
on Jan. 12. and kicked her several times room. He noted that her face straddled her and struck her
communiTy EvEnTs According to court records, in the abdominal area, that was severely swollen with her with a closed fist. At some point Rory Northrup
Page 5 Northrup is now being repre- he threatened to kill her and eyes almost swollen shut and he drug her to the basement something up her to kill the
sented by Wesley R. Martins, forced her to drink alcohol her abdomen had bruises and where he grabbed her stomach child. She said she felt that he
minnEsoTa Duluth, of the Indian Legal As- with the intention of harming red marks. and squeezed it together and was going to kill her.
TRumPETER swan sistance Program. Martins was her unborn child, of which he In a taped statement, she said also kneaded her stomach. Earl Maus is the judge on
PoPulaTion substituted for another public is not the father. that Rory started drinking at 8 Allegedly, he head-butted the case. Court records show
ToPs 5,500 defender of Brainerd. She said that Rory made p.m. He was upset that she was her, slammed her against the that Northrup has faced many
On Jan. 13, about 3:19 a.m., threats, claiming he would end pregnant with another man’s basement wall and slammed charges from alcohol and drugs
deputies were called to the the life of the child or himself. child, as she was in another her head on the cement floor. to assault, criminal sexual con-
Hazelton Township residence He had a knife in his hand at relationship when they were She felt as though she would duct and disorderly conduct.
lEgal noTicEs when Rory’s wife claimed the time, she said. split up for 18 months. pass out. He threatened to kill He was convicted of domestic
Page 7 he beat her up, her eye was Two more deputies came She said that she and Rory her unborn baby as she had assault by strangulation for
swelling shut and she was not and were unable to locate the were only together for about refused to abort the pregnancy. a Carlton County incident in
classiFiEds sure if she needed medical knife. They arrested Northrup eight or nine months before He threatened to kill himself July 2006.
Page 7 attention. with their taser drawn, hand- they split up. He demanded saying he or the baby were The next step will be an om-
On route, deputies were ad- cuffed him and noticed blood that she abort the pregnancy or going to die and threatened nibus hearing in Aitkin County
vised that he had passed out. spots on his long johns and give the baby up for adoption. to stick a clothes hanger or District Court.
At the home, two females hands. By 4 a.m. he was placed
standing in the living room in a squad car.
pointed toward the back door.
A light was on in the base-
As deputies searched the
home they noticed there was
Dale Lueck’s wolf case continued
ment with a man sleeping on very little food there. Later, Dale Lueck is a rural Aitkin the case has been stayed until “This whole thing is a soap
a mattress and the black door they talked to a 10-year-old farmer who is working to June. Lueck said it is hoped opera, as The World Turns,”
handle was broken off the child who said there were six get the wolf delisted as an that the wolf will be de-listed said Lueck. This is the fourth
screen door. children there sleeping who endangered species. He was in the meantime through the time that the court case has
The wife was speaking qui- didn’t see anything. to have a hearing in federal efforts of Sen. Amy Klobuchar been postponed.
etly and an ambulance was The wife was taken to St. district court on Jan. 20, but and others to help his case.
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Sarah Smith family chosen for McGregor home
I’m looking forward to some- It’s apparent that she has set don’t like to take tests on what behavior and on getting the
thing we can call our own,” goals for her future. “My grades I read.” girls to help more with chores,”
said Smith in an interview. are pretty good. I’ve made the She said she loves to at- said Sarah. “Now that I’ve
“It will be nice to have our And B honor rolls. I try to help tend volleyball and basketball changed jobs I don’t have
own yard and rooms we can my mom a lot. I’d like to be a games at the school. to work every Sunday and I
decorate. The girls have big professional athlete or a hair- What’s Elyssa most looking want to take the kids to church
plans for painting rooms pink dresser. I’m definitely going to forward to in her new home? “I more.”
and purple.” go to college.” Sydney said hope we have carpet or a wood She admitted to being both
Sarah, a single mom with Sydney and her younger floor, not tile,” she said. excited and overwhelmed
children to raise and lots of sister Elyssa rely on each other, Cooper, 3 on Feb. 1, is a about owning a home. She
work to do, has almost no free watch and help with their bundle of energy. He goes to needs to get in 300 hours of
Sarah Smith and her children of McGregor will be the new time. “Going on Facebook is younger brother and support daycare and has a Head Start sweat equity and is working
homeowners of a Habitat for Humanity home to be built in my social life,” she said. each other. They love to play a home visitor who supports the with the Habitat for Humanity
McGregor. From left: Sydney, Cooper, Sarah, the mom and If time and money were no dancing and singing game on whole family. His latest obses- board members on training to
Elyssa. object she would enjoy ice the TV. They share a room now sion is dinosaurs -- books, a be a new homeowner.
fishing, snowmobiling and and hope to have their own PBS show and movies. He also If you are interested in vol-
Sarah Smith, 33, McGregor, are very excited to be on visiting friends and shopping rooms in the new house, but loves dogs. unteering for or donating to
and her three children have their own when the house is in the Twin Cities. that is yet to be determined. “His sisters are very patient Aitkin County habitat for Hu-
been chosen as the partner complete. Daughter Sydney, 13, the Elyssa, 11, is a sixth grader at with him,” said Mom Sarah. manity, call 218-927-5656,
family for the new Habitat Sarah works for Access oldest, is a seventh grader at McGregor. She plays volleyball “They are like his two extra write to Aitkin County Habitat
for Humanity home that will Health, as a home health McGregor School. She plays and basketball and is thinking little mommies.” for Humanity, PO Box 281,
be built on Iverson Street in aide, and also as an on-call volleyball, basketball and about joining softball. The family is a cozy circle, Aitkin, MN 56431. Or you can
McGregor this year. custodian at the McGregor softball. She likes to hang out “I like to chill out at home complete with dog, Cosmo donate on line at giveMN.org
The family lives in a rented School. with friends, go shopping and and hang out with my friends,” and cat, Ninja. or email achfh@aitkincounty-
house now and they say they “I’ve never owned a home so text with her cell phone. she said. “I love to read, but I “I’m working on Cooper’s habitat.org.
Governor missed a fish but caught the Extravaganza spirit
Preliminary estimates indi- pact of tourism in the Brainerd- GMC pick-up truck – he chose man of the contest this year.
cate that over 10,000 people lakes area. Although he didn’t the Ford. In 100th place, win- She said, “I grew up around
were in attendance at the catch a fish, Dayton stated that ning an Ice Castle Fish House this event and am amazed
world’s largest charitable ice he enjoyed the Extravaganza was Brandon Popp from Sauk every year at its success and
fishing tournament on Jan. 22 experience and said, “This is Rapids, MN. He caught a .55 the commitment of our volun-
for the 21st annual Brainerd what Minnesota tourism is all pound Walleye. In last place teers.” The largest beneficiary
Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing about.” (150th) was Bill Werner from is Confidence Learning Center,
Extravaganza. Participants At 12:03 p.m. the first angler Cloquet, MN, and he landed an outdoor recreational facility
came from as far as Sweden, was welcomed to the weigh- on the leader board with a .43 for people with developmental
plus many from across the in tent by on-lookers ringing pound Perch which won him disabilities, but it’s estimated
country – Texas, Florida and cow bells. There were 724 fish an Arctic Cat ATV 550 Power that 50 charities will benefit
New York to name a few. registered this year. Andrew Steering. from the successful event. The
In amongst the sea of an- Schultz landed the winning There are two notable char- Brainerd Jaycees have donated
glers was Minnesota Governor fish, a 7.18 pound Northern in acteristics about this event $2.6-million to charities since
Mark Dayton, the first sitting 11 feet of water using a min- – it is completely volunteer the first Extravaganza was held
governor to attend this unique now and a tip-up. A first-time run and 100 percent of the in 1991.
winter tourism event. He was Extravaganza attendee from proceeds are donated to area All of the official event infor-
invited to the Extravaganza by Donsman, WI, Schultz had this charities. The Brainerd Jaycees mation can be found online at
Minnesota State Representa- to say, “I was really excited be- invests more than 20,000 hours www.icefishing.org including
tive John Ward, a Brainerd cause this was the biggest fish in the planning of the contest. a complete winner’s list. Next
native, and spent the morning I’ve ever caught.” Schultz had Amongst the 400 volunteers year’s event will be held on
discussing the economic im- his choice between a Ford or was Roberta Jay, the chair- Sat., Jan. 21, 2012. John Ward, Governor Mark Dayton and Roberta Jay.
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helen Priem marTin Berg
Helen Ann Priem, 88, of Aitkin and formerly in-law, Jim (Charlene) Skaj, Hugo; Mary Skaj, Martin A. Berg, 69, of Mc- was a member of the McGregor Lions, the
of McGregor, died on Mon., Jan. 17, 2011, at Aitkin; daughter and son-in-law, Pat (Al) Gregor, died on Wed., Jan. 19, Tamarack Presbyterian Church and had been
Aitkin Health Services in Aitkin. Melser, Embarrass; eight grandchildren; 23 2011, at the Riverwood Health involved with the 4-H program for many years.
Services were held Fri., Jan. 21, 2011, at great-grandchildren; sister, Lorraine Embry, Care Center in Aitkin. as well as many community events.
Holy Family Catholic Church in McGregor with Illinois; many nieces, nephews, other relatives Services were held Tue., Jan. 25, 2011, at the He is survived by his wife: Linda Berg,
Fr. John Fleischhacker officiating. Burial was and friends. McGregor Community Center in McGregor. McGregor; son and daughter-in-law, David
in Union Woodland Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her first hus- Burial was in the Round Lake Cemetery. Mili- (Brenda Besch ) Berg, Aitkin; daughter and
She was born April 11, 1922, in Holdingford, band, Alexander Skaj; second husband, Earl tary honors will be provided by the McGregor son-in-law, Deanna (Donald) Lemke, Sha-
to Michael and Anna (Berschik) Varhalla. She Priem; son, Andy Skaj; brothers: Ray, John, Larson-Deneen VFW Post. kopee, mother: Anna Berg, McGregor; six
graduated from Holdingford High School. She Ben, Andy, Elmer, and Mike Varhalla; sisters: He was born Oct. 19, 1941, at Wealthwood, grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Darrell
married Alexander Skaj on Jan. 30, 1940, in Irene Francisco, Betty Wing, Marie Wagner, to Martin and Anna (Scherle) Berg. He moved (Daisy) Berg, Tamarack; Helen (Eugene) Berg,
Holdingford. After Alexander passed away Margaret Varhalla, Rose Varhalla, Ann Lucia with his family to Tamarack. He grew up and McGregor; Helmer (Ginny) Berg, Stanchfield;,
she married Earl Priem on May 6, 1970, in and her parents. attended schools in Tamarack and McGregor Leonard (Kathy) Berg, Maple Plain; sister-in-
Duluth. She was a member of the McGregor Arrangements were with the Sorensen-Root- graduating from the McGregor High School in law, Carol Berg, Tamarack.
VFW Auxiliary, Holy Family Catholic Church Thompson Funeral Home of Aitkin. Go to 1961. He then served in the U.S. Army. Upon He was preceded in death by his father,
and its Council of Catholic Women. www.srtfuneral.com to sign the online guest his discharge, he returned to Tamarack and Martin; brother, Ole; sister, Marlene Latvala;
She is survived by her son and daughters- register. farmed for a time. He married Linda Eigsberg brother-in-laws: Burton Demenge and Nor-
on June 24, 1967, at Tamarack. Martin also man Latvala.
leeann Cosgrove worked as a truck driver, auctioneer and real Arrangements were with the Sorensen-
LeeAnn J. Cosgrove, 66, of McGregor She is survived by her son and daughter- estate broker and drove bus for the McGregor Root-Thompson Funeral Home of Aitkin. Go
formerly of Crystal, died on Tue., Jan. 18, in-law, Pat (Pam) Cosgrove, Coon Rapids; Schools for 16 years. He had lived in the to www.srtfuneral.com to sign the online guest
2011, at the University of Minnesota Fairview daughters and son-in-law: Kristin Trizulny, Tamarack/McGregor area his whole life. He register.
Hospital. Plymouth; Amy (Todd) Schoeben, Bloom-
Services were held Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, ington; significant other, Frank Sweeney, evelyn lound
at Holy Family Catholic Church in McGregor McGregor; seven grandchildren; sisters and Evelyn Bertha Lound, 89, of Brainerd, died in-law, Stanley (Dorothy) Lound, Brady, TX;
with Fr. Paul Fruth officiating. Burial was in the brothers-in-law: Betty (Mel) Hill, Santa Paula, on Sat., Jan. 22, 2011, at the Cuyuna Regional daughters and sons-in-law: Gloria (Gary)
Round Lake Cemetery. CA.; Carol Caffee, Carlisle, IA; Marlys (John) Care Center in Crosby. Jensen, Ironton; Dianna (John) Evans, Bemi-
She was born March 4, 1944, in Minneapolis, Dick, Minneapolis; brothers and sisters-in-law: Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Fri., dji; brother and sister-in-law, Harlan (Alvina)
to Peter and Judith (Torsdahl) Boersma. She Don (Joyce) Boersma, New Hope; Bob (Fran) Jan. 28, 2011, at Bethel Lutheran Church Britton, Brainerd; sisters and brothers-in-law:
grew up and attended schools in Minneapolis Boersma, Maple Grove. in Brainerd. Burial will be at the Woodland Rachel (Harvey) Wing, Brainerd; Agnes (Wal-
graduating from North High School in 1962. She was preceded in death by her par- Cemetery in Irondale Township. Friends may ter) Hines, Brainerd; 11 grandchildren and 26
She married Patrick Cosgrove on May 9, ents; husband, Patrick, in 2000; and sister, call on Thursday at the Koop Funeral Home great-grandchildren and three great-great-
1964, in Minneapolis. They made their home in LaVonne. from 4 to 7 and one hour prior to the services grandchildren.
Crystal. The purchased a cabin on Horseshoe Arrangements were with the Sorensen- at the church. She was preceded in death by her parents;
Lake near McGregor in 1987 and moved there Root-Thompson Funeral Home of Aitkin. Go She was born June 26, 1921, in Vineland, husband, Clifford; brothers, Arthur, Clifford,
permanently in 2000. She was very involved to www.srtfuneral.com to sign the online guest to Henry and Lillie (Hoskins) Britton. She Lawrence, Bennie and Floyd Britton; and
with the Minnewawa Sportsman’s Club. register. married Clifford Lound on Aug. 28, 1940, in sister, Jennie Zuelich.
Brainerd. Arrangements were with the Koop Funeral
mary PoPek She is survived by her son and daughter- Home of Crosby.
Mary Magdalen Popek, 92, of Crosby, died Myrin-James American Legion Post #443,
on Wed., Jan. 19, 2011, at the Cuyuna Re- Ironton. Thomas marTz
gional Care Center in Crosby. She is survived by her daughter, Rose Ann Thomas Martz, 53, of Aitkin, died on Mon., tor which produced the Trident I submarine
Services were held Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, at Pickar, Crosby; brother, Frank Perpich, Cros- Jan. 24, 2011, at his residence after a battle launched missile. After a short stint at Potlach
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Crosby. Burial by; sister-in-law; Gloria Perpich, Ironton; three with pancreatic cancer. Corp. in Brainerd, he started his own welding
was at the Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby. grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Services were held Thu., Jan. 27, 2011, at business.
She was born July 18, 1918, in Crosby, to She was preceded in death by her parents; Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in He is survived by his daughter, Ashley
Mike and Ivka (Butorac) Perpich. She married husband, Joseph, in 1998; brothers, Tony, My- Aitkin with Reverend Susan Cline officiating. Trunk and her friend Isaac Benson, Malmo; a
Joseph Popek on May 2, 1953, in Crosby. ron and Joseph Perpich; sisters, Elsie, Dorothy Burial was in Malmo Cemetery. grandson; brother, J. Robert Martz, Aitkin; a
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic and Ann Perpich and Stella Middleton. He was born Feb. 12, 1957, in Aitkin, to niece and nephew; and many other relatives
Church in Crosby, National Catholic Society Arrangements were with the Koop Funeral Ross and Kathryn (Hartman) Martz. He at- and friends.
of Foresters, St. Mary’s Court #854 and the Home of Crosby. tended Aitkin public schools and graduated He was preceded in death by his parents,
from Aitkin High School in 1975. He then at- and step-father, George Harrison.
tended Brainerd Vocational Technical College Arrangements were with the Sorensen-Root-
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Garrison* — Pastor Michael H. Palkie; Adult & Chil- Mass Sun. 9 a.m. Crosslake — Pastor Fred Cressman; Call for Service Bauer; SS 9:30, Service 11, fellowship follows.
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McGregor/Big Sandy — Rev. S. DeMars, 426-3408; McGregor — Holy Family, Fr. Paul Fruth, Mass: Sat. Isle — Pastor Charles Visser; Worship 9; SS 10:15; lowship between services; Comm. 1st & 3rd Sun.
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Church 10 Vineland — St. Therese, Mass Sun. 11; Holy Days Malmo — Pastor Glenn Browning; SS 9:30; Fellowship p.m.; SS 10; Worship 11.
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10; SS 11; Sac. Mtg. 11:50 INDEPENDENT PENTECOSTAL Henry Koopman; Worship 9; SS 10; Bible Study
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Emily Cornerstone Church — Pastor Earl Ready; Tue. 9, Wed. 7 p.m.
Hill City — Rev. G. Valley; Worship 10 and 6:30 p.m.;
COMMuNITY Worship 10, 41536 Birchwood Drive, Emily; 218- Opstead — Holden (ELCA), SS 9:30; Worship
Bible Study Thurs. 7 p.m.
Aitkin Community — Nondenominational; 763-2939. 10:30.
Palisade — Pastor Ed Sornberger; SS 9; Worship 10;
927-2749; at 219-1st Ave. NE. Glen, Rev. Ironton — Iron Range Christian Center; Pastor Dwight Outing — Our Saviors; Worship 9.
Bible Study, Wed. 7 p.m. at church, Wed. 7 p.m. kids Palisade — Bethel (ELCA), Rev. Wm. J. Sass; Worship
games and bible activity, grades K-12. R. Stauter; Worship 9, May - October. Semler; 218-546-6523; meeting at Irondale Town
Hall*, Co. Rd. 12, (Deerwood Shortcut); Worship 9:30; Children’s Church 10; Wed . School classes
Grand Rapids — Solid Rock Church of God, Pastor
10 & Wed. 7 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
BAPTIST Robert Kimberling; 218-326-0711; Sun. BS 9:30,
Rossburg — Bethesda (ELCA), Rev. Sandy Berg-
Aitkin — Westside, Pastor D. Smith; Worship 10; Bible Worship 10:30; Wed. BS 6:30 p.m.
LuTHErAN Holte; Worship 10:30; SS 2nd Sat of Mo. 9 - 1 p.m.;
Life group 11:11; aitkinwestside.org. Jacobson Community Church (the little white church in
Aitkin — Bethel* (CLB), Rev. G. Salmonson; Worship, Comm. 1st & 3rd Sunday each month.
Brainerd — Eagles Nest, Pastor Bob Stockland 218- Jacobson). Sun. SS (All ages) 9:30, Worship 10:30; Tamarack (AFLC) — Pastor P. Franz; 1st & 4th Sun.
Family Time 2nd & 4th Sundays; Wed. BS 7 p.m. 9:30; Wed. Bible Study & prayer 7; SS following
829-4673, Worship 11, SS 9:45. 11; 3rd Sun. 1
Kimberly — Nature Ave. Rev. Rick Perry; Worship morning worship.
Breezy Point — Eagles Nest, Pastor Bob Stockland Thor — Zion, Pastor G. Salmonson; Worship 11; 1st
9; Adult Bible Study & Sunday School 10:30; 218- Aitkin — Bethlehem (ELCA), Rev. Cindy Gray; Wor-
218-562-5252, Worship 9:30, SS 9:30. ship 9:30; SS 9:30; Holy Comm. 1st & 3rd Sun. and 3rd Sun. April through December.
Crosby — Bible Baptist, Pastor G. Fisher; SS 9:45; 927-6256. Wright —Bethlehem, Worship; SS 9.
McGregor — Amazing Grace Christian Church; Wor- each month.
Service 10:45 and 6 p.m., Bible Study and Our Kids Aitkin — First* (ELCA), Rev. Dorothy L. Sand; Wor- Wright — St. John’s (Missouri Synod), Pastor Henry
for Christ Wed. 7 p.m. ship 9:30 at McGregor VFW; Elders: Larry Koehler Koopman; Worship 10:30; Bible Study Thu. 10.
ship: Sun. 8 & 10:30; SS 9:15; Fellowship & Adult
Deerwood — Pastor W. Skog; SS 9:30; Worship 10:30 218-768-4407, Pat aPerrine 218-768-2234, Joel
Bible Study between services; Contemporary 2nd &
and 6 p.m.; Wed. Service, 7 p.m. Seibel 218-768-3771 PENTECOSTAL INDIAN
5th Sun., Communion every Sat. 5 p.m. & 1st & 3rd
Glory — Pastor R. F. Stauter, 927-3678; SS 9:15; Merrifield — Community Church of the Nazarene, Pas- Sun.; second service broadcast live on KKIN (930 Tamarack — Warriors of the Rainbow Ministry, 218-
Worship 10:30 am.; Wed. 6:45 Kids Club, Youth tor Larry Harshman; SS 9:45; Service 11 & 6 p.m.; AM) & on TV cable channel 8 at 9 am Wed. 768-3585, Pastors Ken and Robin Fairbanks, Praise
Group and Divorce Care. Wed. Prayer Meeting, 7 p.m.; 218-829-7536. Aitkin — St. John’s (Missouri Synod), Pastor D. and Worship, Sat., 11. Everyone Welcome!
Hill City — Pastor L. Lee; 697-2645; SS 9:45; Wor- Merrifield — Ossipee Community, Pastor Benjamin Becker; Worship Sun. 9, SS 10
ship 11 am, 7 p.m.; Wed. 7 p.m.; Bible Study, Fri., Peterson; SS 9:15; Service 10:30; Wed. Bible Study Beaver Township — Finnish EA, Hwy. 27, Worship PrESBYTErIAN
7 p.m. Prayer, 7:30 p.m. 1st & 3rd Sun., 10:30. Crosby/Ironton — Pastor Norma Spurgin, 1st St. SE,
Isle — Pastor Nick Skogen; 676-3171; SS 9:30; Ser- Nisswa — Christ Community Church, Pastor Dave Cedarbrook — St. John’s (ELCA), Rev. Sandy Berg- Hallett Ave.; Worship 10 ; SS during worship.
vice 10:30; Bible Study, Wed., 7 p.m. Uhrich; Service 9; Fellowship 10; Contemporary- Holte; Worship 8:30; SS 9:30; Saturday SS; Holy Crosslake — Pastor Kate Stangl; Worship 9:30 cof-
Opstead — Pastor P. Johnson; 676-8859; SS 9:30; Worship 10:15. Comm. 1st & 3rd Sun. fee/fellowship 10:30; Adult Forum 3rd Sun. 8:15;
Worship, 10:30; Bible Study Wed., 7 p.m. Palisade/Waukenabo Twp. — Hilltop Chapel, Pastor Crosby — Immanuel (LCMC, NALC) Rev. Paul Matt- Bible Study Wed. 9:45; Thu. Prayer 10; 14444
B. Hite; Service 10 a.m.; Adult and Children’s SS 9 son; Sat. 5 p.m. worship; Sun. 9 & 10:30 worship; Daggett Pine Rd., 218-692-4769
CATHOLIC a.m.; between Esquagama & Round Lake. Handicap SS (Sept.-May) 10:40. McGrath — Calvary, Interim Pastor - Rev. Bill Chad-
Aitkin — St. James, Fr. Justin Fish, 218-927-6581; Accessible. Crosby —Zion (LC-MS) Pastor Dean Stolz; Worship wick; Worship 9:30; SS 10:30.
Mass Sat. 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. Tamarack — Church of Christ, 218-768-3898; Service 8:30; SS 10; Bible Study Wed. 7 pm; handicap ac- McGregor/Round Lake — Rev. J. Yingling; Worship
Cromwell/Wright — Immaculate Conception, Mass: 9:30; SS 10:45. cessible. 218-546-6910 9:30.
Sat. 5 p.m. McGregor — Victory Mission, Pastor J. Gould, 218- Crosslake —(ELCA), Pastor Mark Anderson; Indoor Tamarack — First, Rev. J. Yingling; Worship 11.
Crosby — St. Joseph’s, Fr. T. Deutsch, Mass: Sat. 5 768-2160; Sun. 10; Wed. Bible Study, 7:30 p.m. worship 8:30; Coffee Fellowship 9:30; outdoor wor- Round Lake — Rev. J. Yingling; Worship 9:30.
p.m.; Sun 10:30 a.m. ship 10. 218-692-3682.
Crosslake — Immaculate Heart, Mass: Sat. 4 p.m.; CONGrEGATIONAL Crosslake —Mission of the Cross (LCMS), Pastor SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
Sun. 8:30 Aitkin (UCC) — Rev. Richard Celley; Worship 10; Leslie Uhrinak; SS/Bible Study 10:45; Worship Aitkin — Pastor R. Brauer; Worship, Sat. 9:20; Sabbath
Deerwood — St. Joseph’s, Fr. T. Deutsch, Mass: Sun. Comm. 1st Sun.; Trustees Mtg., 2nd Sun.; Diaconate 9:30; Fellowship follows; Holy Comm. 1st, 3rd & School 10:20; Prayer Mtg. Tue. 7 p.m.
8:30; Sat. 7:30 pm. Mtg., 3rd Sun.; Adult Bible Study Sun. 9 am. 5th Sundays; Confirm./Youth Group Wed. 6 p.m.;
Emily — St. Emily, Mass: Sun. 10:30; 8 Wed. & Fri; 218-692-4228 uNITED METHODIST
218-763-2101. EPISCOPAL Deerwood — Salem (ELCA), Pastor D. Anderson; Aitkin — Rev. Judith A. Clark; high school & adult
Garrison — Our Lady of Fatima, Fr. Justin Fish, 218- Aitkin — St. John’s, Rev. Karl E. Bell, Holy Communion Worship: 9:30; after Labor Day 8:15 & 10:30 SS 9:15; Worship 10:30 Nursery & School age SS,
927-6581; Masses: Sat. 6 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m. Service 9 Giese Immanuel — Rev. R. Langhorst & Rev. R. fellowship follows.
Grand Rapids — St. Joseph’s, Fr. Jerry Weiss, Mass: Lovaas; Worship 9; SS 10; Holy Communion 1st Crosby/Deerwood — Cascade, Rev. Mark Nordell;
Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 8 & 10:30. 218-326-2483 Sun. of month 8:45. Worship 9:45; fellowship follows.
Garrison — Light of the Cross (ELCA), Pastor Chris Hill; Emily — Pastor Lois Hansen; Worship 8:45; fellow-
Worship 9.; Fellowship 10; Mid-week service Wed. ship follows.*
6:15 pm with SPARK 6:30 pm; 320-692-4773. Cromwell — Northern Lights Parish (United Methodist)
Garrison — Shepherd of the Lake (Missouri Synod), — Pastor Russ Christensen; Worship 10:30; SS 9.
S Vacancy Pastor, Bible Study & SS Sun. 8:45; Wor-
ship 10; Fellowship 11.
Fleming — Worship 10:30; handicapped acces-
R McGregor Funeral Home Hill City — Trinity, (Missouri Synod), Pastor Volkert;
Worship 9; Bible Study 10:15.
Hill City — Rev. Russ Christensen; Worship 10:45
McGregor — Pastor Russ Christensen .Worship 8:45;
Aitkin, MN McGregor, MN Hillman — Immanuel, (ELCA) Pastor Bob Munneke; SS 10:15.*
218-768-3136 Sun. Worship 9:30. Located on the corner of Hwy. Palisade — Pastor Russ Christensen; Worship 9.
218-927-2614 27 and Co. Rd. 47. (Handicap accessible) Cutler — Pine Lake Chapel, Rev. Judith A. Clark; Wor-
Iron Hub — Immanuel (LC-MS), Pastor Dean Stolz; ship 9; King’s Kids 10 on 2nd Sundays.
Worship 10:30; 218-534-3069.
Traditional • Cremation • Memorials • Pre-Arranged Funerals Isle — Faith (ELCA), Pastor John Lundberg; Worship WESLEYAN
9:30; handicapped accessible. Emily — Rev. Jeff Drake; Worship 9; Friendship Time
Directors: Jerry Thompson Isle — Trinity (Missouri Synod), Rev. Mark Maunula; 10; SS 10:30; Wed. Activities 6:30 p.m.; 218-763-
Jason Brezinsky www.srtfuneral.com Worship 8:30; Fellowship follows; SS 9:45; Adult HOPE.
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Ongoing Events: Mystic Masonic Lodge meets 1st & 3rd Tue. of
Julie Sederberg Access North Craft & Coffee, Mondays, 1 p.m., the month at 7:30 p.m. over the Eye Care
Julie Lynn Anderson Sederberg, 42, of Mc- Rapids. 210 2nd St. NW, Aitkin. Center in Aitkin.
Gregor, died on Mon., Jan. 24, 2011. She is survived by her sons: Joseph Sed- Aitkin Area Toastmasters meet 2nd & 4th Thu. National Alliance on Mental Illness meet Fri.,
each month, 6 pm at MLEC. 2:30, Community Presbyterian Church, 703
Services will be held at noon on Sat., Jan. erberg, Minneapolis; Alexander Sederberg, Aitkin Weight Watchers meet Thu, 5 pm weigh- Pokegama Ave., room 105, Grand Rapids,
29, 2011, at the McGregor Community Center Minneapolis; Dylan Sederberg, McGregor; in, 5:30 meeting above Aitkin Eye Care Call Terrence at 218-327-1347.
followed by lunch. parents, Bob and Jeanne Anderson, Mc- Center. Call 218-927-2407 for more info. RSVP Bone Builders Tue. & Thu from 10-11,
She was born March 16, 1968, in St. Paul, Gregor; brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert Blow-Hards, a lung disease support group, in Aitkin Commerce bldg. above EyeCare.
to Robert and Jeanne (Steger) Anderson. The Anderson, Ely; Joel (Stefanie) Anderson, Co- meets the 4th Thu. of each month, Kana- Free of charge. Info call 218-927-7206.
bec Hospital in Mora. Contact Carol, 320- Senior Dance at Deerwood Legion, 1-4 p.m.,
family moved to Big Sandy Lake in McGregor lumbia Heights; John (Joyce) Leitner, Nisswa; 225-3646. 1st and 3rd Fri. each month.
in 1975. She graduated from McGregor High nieces, nephews; and friend and companion of Circle of Parents, community based support Women’s AA “Women 1st” open topic meet-
School in 1986. She married Dave Sederberg, ten years, Neal Sampson, McGregor. group for parents and children, Tue. at St. ings Wed. at 7 p.m. at Aitkin Alano Society,
together they had three boys. She was cur- She was preceded in death by her sister, James Church, Aitkin, 6-7:30 p.m., Info 322 1st Ave. NE, Aitkin. Info call Julie 218-
218-927-2327. 927-3533 or Kim 218-927-6546.
rently in her third year of college in Grand Theresa Leitner.
Circles of Support meets every Tue., 6-8 p.m. January:
If you are living paycheck to paycheck and 28nd - Benefit Concert for Lexi LeDoux, BHS
Vernon Steberg are ready for a change, Circles may be senior. Concert and slient auction held at
Vernon D. “Mike” Steberg, in Rochester. He was a WWII Marine Corp right for you. call Brandi, 800-997-5723. Brainerd High School Commons at 7 pm.
Cuyuna Range Youth Center, 1st & 3rd Mon. Public invited. Cost $5
86, of Garrison, died on Tue., Veteran serving in the South Pacific Theater. 6-8 p.m. for grades 3-6; Thu. 4-8, Fri. 5-9, 29th - MN Wedding Experience, 11-3 pm, For-
Jan. 25, 2011, at the St. Cloud He was retired member of the International Sat. 5-10 for grades 7-12. Questions call estview Middle School, Baxter.
Hospital. Operator Engineer Local 49 with 25 years of 218-851-5165. February:
Services will be held at noon on Sat., Jan. service. Cuyuna Rock Gem & Mineral Club, meet 2nd 1st - Everything you want to know about Aitkin
29, 2011, at the Light of the Cross Lutheran He is survived by his wife, Mernyce; son Sat. each month, 2:30 at Cuyuna Range County Sheriff’s office presented by Sheriff
Community Center, lower level. Scott Turner, 11 am, Glory Baptist Church,
Church in Garrison. Burial will be at the Gar- and daughter-in-law, Michael (Kathy) Steberg, DivorceCare meets every Wed., 6:45-8:30 Glen. Free lunch, reservations required for
rison Community Cemetery with full military Northfield; brother and sister-in-law, Manton p.m. at Glory Community Center, 12 mi. lunch. Call Sandy at 218-768-3355.
honors given by the Garrison VFW. Friends (Marion) Steberg, Zumbrota; sister, Irene southeast of Aitkin. Call 218-927-3678. 3rd - Riverwood Healthcare Center Annual
may call on Saturday one hour prior to the Blomberg, Rochester; three grandchildren; Emergency Food Shelf at St. James Catholic Meting, 7 pm, 40 Club Convention Center,
services at the church. five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews Church, Aitkin. Hours are: Tue. & Thu. from Aitkin.
12 to 3 p.m. To enter the food shelf go to 5th - Snow Shoe Class, Northland Arboretum,
He was born July 5, 1924, in Wanamingo, and cousins. the South side of the building, go to the 4th Brainerd, 10-noon, members $5, non-
MN to Alfred and Regina (Greseth) Steberg. Arrangements were with the Koop Funeral door and look for signs. members $10. Bring snow shoes if you
He married Mernyce Nelson on March 1, 1943, Home of Crosby. Emily-Outing AA group will meet every Sun. at have them otherwise instructor will supply,
4 p.m. at Emily Wesleyan Church, 40141 call 218-829-8770 to sign up.
Eighth annual Crosslake WinterFest
Hwy. 6 N., Emily. Call 218-792-5881 for 13th - Second Annual Buddy Walk, Gillette
more info. Rec. Center, Bemidji State University, Be-
Evergreen P.A.C. ATV Club meetings 1st Thu. midji, registration 1:30, walk starts 2:30.
The Crosslake WinterFest Crosslake businesses. Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to each month, 7 p.m., Gampers Supper Club, Music, prizes, crafts, refreshments served
Moose Lake, open to public. after walk. Call 800-450-7338 for pledge
kicks off Thu., Feb. 3 with a Several Crosslake business- noon at the Crosslake Luther- Gamblers Anonymous in Aitkin County meets sheets. Pledges not required to partici-
Medallion Hunt and contin- es will be hosting a myriad an Church. The day includes each Tue. at 7 p.m., Bethel Lutheran pate.
ues through the weekend. of events ranging from bocce ice sculpture demonstrations, Church, Palisade. Info call Mary 218-461- 16th - Aid and Attendance Pension program
Clues for the WinterFest ball tournaments to Italian antique and vintage snowmo- 5258 after 9 p.m. seminar for veterans and spouses of vet-
Treasure Hunt for the Medal- Olympics. bile rally, kids games, ice car Garrison AA & ALANON meet every Mon. 7:30, erans. Presented by VA. 2:30, Edgewood
at city hall; also AA at Alliance Church, Gar- Vista, Brainerd. For info call 828-3691
lion will be posted on www. Beginning at 6 p.m. on races, music and more! rison Wed. 7-8 pm. 17th - Spaghetti Supper & Silent Auction to
crosslake.com or at all Cross- Fri., Feb. 4 at the Crosslake To warm up from the inside Garrison City Council meets the first Thu. of benefit STAR Ministry, 4:30-7 pm, Good
lake Chamber merchants. The Community Center there will out, buy a $3 WinterFest each month at the City building. Samaritan Society, 200 Buffalo Hills Ln.,
reward for a lucky hunter is be horse drawn wagon rides, Souvenir Cup and visit 17 Garrison Volunteers meet 1st Mon. at Alliance Brainerd. All welcome, $7.50 adults, $5
a basket filled with prizes a bonfire and s’mores, Snow different businesses starting Church, Garrison. children 8 and under. To reserve tickets
Garrison Area Community Food Shelf open call 218-829-1429, also sold at door.
donated by Crosslake area Mountain, pond skating, DJ at noon on Saturday until the Tue. & Thu. 1-5 p.m., at 9541 Madison 19th - Old Fashion Winter Fun Day 10-4 pm
businesses. music, a fire truck for kids to soup is gone. Street; Garrison. For emergency Food with sleigh rides, games and food served
For just $5, buy a Winter- check out and more. For more information call Shelf, call 320-692-5399 and leave a mes- on grounds of North Central MN Farm &
Fest wristband for specials On Sat., Feb. 5, fuel up Cindy Myogeto at 218-692- sage. Antique Assn, Blackberry.
and discounts at a variety of at the Firefighter’s Pancake 4027. Hope for the Future Support Group for those 19th - Sons of Norway - Tusenvann Lodge
dealing with emotional issues, every Thu., #1-659, Isle, monthly meeting at I.R.E.C.,
1 p.m., 210 2nd St. NW, suite A, Aitkin, noon, coffee and lunch served, public is
Ice Fishing Contest and vintage 927-3748.
Ironton TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
19th - Snow Shoe Class, Northland Arbore-
meet Tue., 3:30 weigh-in, 4 meeting at Im- tum, Brainerd, 10-noon, members $5, non-
Scorpion snowmobiles in Crosby manual Lutheran Church, 600 4th St. SW,
Crosby. Men & women invited. Info call Ma-
members $10. Bring snow shoes if you
have them otherwise instructor will supply,
The Annual Serpent Lake noon to 3 p.m. in Crosby. drilled and waiting for you to bel Semler 218-546-6523.
Jacobson Busy Bees meets
Ice Fishing Contest and Scor- On ice raffles, concessions drop your line at noon. every Thu., 10-2 p.m. at
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Minnesota trumpeter swan population tops 5,500
areas with open water.” Minnesota for the winter releasing trumpeter swans
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nesota was 5,362 trumpeter vey. Therefore, the actual of Minneapolis in the first
swans found at 20 locations number of trumpeter swans effort to restore this species
in 14 counties. In addition, present in Minnesota in Sep- to Minnesota.
some trumpeters that nest in tember, 2010 is estimated at The DNR Nongame Wild-
Minnesota migrate to Iowa, 5,500. The population esti- life Program joined the
Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, mate in 2005 was slightly restoration effort in the
Oklahoma and Kansas for more than 2,000 trumpet- mid-1980s. DNR biologists
the winter. The estimate is ers, so the population has collected eggs in Alaska,
that around 600 trumpeters been growing at more than raised the chicks in captivity
migrate from Minnesota. 20 percent per year. and released the swans at
Adding these migrant swans Trumpeter swans are the two years of age in western
to the number counted in largest North American wa- Minnesota. This joint effort
Minnesota adds up to al- terfowl. They once nested resulted in a spectacular
most 6,000 birds. across Minnesota but were wildlife restoration suc-
However, some Minne- hunted to extinction in Min- cess story. Trumpeter swans
sota swans have spilled nesota for their meat and now nest across almost
over the border and are feathers by the 1880s. In all of Minnesota and have
A statewide aerial survey five years as part of a U.S. higher than almost everyone now nesting in the Kenora 1979, Three Rivers Park Dis- expanded their range north-
conducted Jan. 5 – 8 re- Fish and Wildlife Service expected,” said Gillette. District of western Ontario. trict (then Hennepin County ward into western Ontario,
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