Crosby News


11/09/2018 12:19 PM  ~~~Source~~~
A complex cancer diagnosis left Desiree Thoemke, 31 and a single... 

A complex cancer diagnosis left Desiree Thoemke, 31 and a single mother of two children, dealing with cancer and paralysis.


11/06/2018 08:12 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Reporter's Notebook: News and notes from Brainerd Dispatch Election Day coverage 

According head election judge Darlene Swedin, the precinct, P-1E, was processing two voters every minute. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Long Lake Township clerk Patsy Olson votes Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Long Lake Town Hall.


10/30/2018 07:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
CRMC's Kaleidoscope: A Celebration of Courage raised $41,385 

A total of $41,385 was raised for area cancer patients at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center's Kaleidoscope - A celebration of Courage event on October 23 in Crosby. The proceeds will benefit the Courage Cabinet which makes the journey a little easier for cancer patients by providing financial assistance to help meet basic needs and allow them to focus on healing.


10/26/2018 09:36 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Dispose of prescription medications Saturday50 min ago 

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday Oct. 27. In a news release, Crow Wing County Community Services encouraged residents to gather their unused medications and safely dispose at collections sites across the county.


10/25/2018 02:03 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Visual Arts - Oct. 25 

Crosby artist Nora Novotny's work is on display at the Baxter cafe and the Holy Yoga studio in Crosby.


10/25/2018 09:31 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Good vaccine match, average flu season expected 

The medical community is expecting an average flu season this year, said Chief Medical Officer Dr. Peter Henry with Essentia Health in Brainerd.


10/23/2018 03:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Crosby native, Annie Adams, serves with versatile navy helicopter squadron, "Dragon Whales" 

A 2007 Crosby-Ironton High School graduate and Crosby native is serving with the U.S. Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 in Norfolk, Virginia. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Adams is an aviation electrician's mate serving with HSC 28, known as the "Dragon Whales."


10/20/2018 11:28 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Biz Buzz: Hy-Tec crews take advantage of break in the weather at Brainerd General Rental site 

Hy-Tec crews and subcontractors like Jim's Electric work on the Brainerd General Rental site Wednesday, Oct. 17, along Highway 371 in Baxter.


10/18/2018 12:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Guy Sinks Full-Scale Jason Voorhees In Lake To Scare Other Divers 

These are a couple videos of the Jason Voorhees effigy that diver Curtis Lahr sunk in a lake that's popular for diving near Crosby, Minnesota. It's actually been there since 2013, and Curtis occasionally visits Jason to make sure he's doing alright and make another video.


10/18/2018 06:14 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Deputy locates vehicle off road, 16-year-old boy injured 

A 16-year-old teen was injured Tuesday, Oct. 16, when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and crashed on Highway 6 and Beaver Drive in Crosby.


10/17/2018 07:22 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Change orders to Aitkin County building project 

The Aitkin County building project is 14 percent complete, Bruce Schwartzmann of the BKV Group reported during the board of commissioners meeting on Oct. 9. BKV is providing architectural services for the government center building project that is currently underway on 2nd St. NW in Aitkin. Precipitation has put a damper on progress.


10/17/2018 08:35 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Horror movie monster garden 'gnomes' 

Garden gnomes are great but, hey, it's October. Doesn't your yard deserve something more seasonally appropriate? Enter Casper and Sadie Revenant's handmade Garden Nightmares .


10/17/2018 04:10 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Voter's Guide: City of Trommald 

Occupation: Retired with 35 years at the post office, 15 years as postmaster of Crosby, 16 years in the military. Why are the you the best candidate for the job? My goals are as follows: To work with the budget, upgrade the planning and zoning and listen to the people that elect me.


10/15/2018 09:10 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Authorities Search for Missing Crow Wing County Woman 

The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office is asking for the publics help in locating a missing 52-year-old woman from Crosby. Lisa Finnerty was last seen when she left her residence on Sunday, October 14th at around 11:00 p.m. No one has seen or heard from her since.