The following students were among the 2,772 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the fall 2008 dean's list:
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reported a plane crash on Platte Lake in southeastern Crow Wing County.
Snowmobiler dies near Outing
OUTING - A 22-year-old man died after the snowmobile he was driving veered off a trail and struck a tree Friday near Outing, the Cass County Sheriff's Office reported.
Ice Fest festivities
Relief from the cold could be found at the all-day bonfire during Ice Fest on Saturday at Breezy Point. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
A desk job is not my cup of tea.
Sleddin' at Ice Fest
Hunter Wendt, 6, veered off the side of the ice slide Saturday during Ice Fest at Breezy Point. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
Blossoming with Scouts
The trek into town from the family farm is what prevented Kevin Flowers from becoming a Boy Scout when he was young. Now he's making up for lost time.
This was Brainerd
Preparing for the Extravaganza
Snowmobiles and a SnoBear gathered to help pack down the snow - to help promote ice growth - Saturday at Hole-in-the-Day Bay in preparation for the upcoming Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza, scheduled Jan. 24. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
Fun at Ice Fest
Garett Wilson, 5, of Pequot Lakes enjoyed the ice slide at Ice Fest on Saturday at Breezy Point. Brainerd Dispatch/ Kelly Humphrey
Earflaps may be the fashion statement of choice in face of this arctic blast but a January thaw is coming.
Roy M. Sargent
Roy M. Sargent, 87, Brainerd, passed away Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at Woodland Good Samaritan Village.
Edward 'Bud' Range
Edward A. "Bud" Range, age 80 years, resident of Brainerd passed away Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009 at Bethany Good Samaritan Village.
Betty L. Wardrip
Betty L. Wardrip, age 78, of Osage, Iowa, and formerly of Mason City, passed away Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Osage, after a courageous five year battle with cancer.
Susan Sarkan, age 38, resident of N Street Group Home in Brainerd, died there Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009.
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Mary Ellen Hughes
EMILY - Mary Ellen Hughes, 72, Emily died Jan. 9, 2009, at her home.
Donald B. Holt
Donald B. Holt, 88, formerly of Hackensack and Pequot Lakes died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009.
Andrew 'Andy' Starin
LITTLE FALLS - Andrew "Andy" Starin, age 92, of Little Falls, Minn. passed away Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at his home.
Flyers second at invite
PARK RAPIDS - Miranda Peterson took all-around honors with a career-high score of 34.0 while Rachelle LeBlanc took second with 33.5 for the Little Falls Flyers as they placed second in the Park Rapids Invite on Saturday.
Flyer girls eighth at Giants Ridge
BIWABIK - Molly Binger placed 17th in the classic event and Jackie Thelen and Beth Hauer were 16th and 19th in freestyle to lead the Little Falls Flyers girls' team to an eighth-place finish in a 73-team field in the Mesabi Academy Invite at Giants Ridge on Saturday.
Mesabi tips CLC women
VIRGINIA - Becky Skiba scored 22 points and pulled down 17 rebounds but turnovers ultimately doomed the Central Lakes College women's' basketball team Saturday as the Raiders lost 59-57 to North Division opponent Mesabi.
A veteran crew
In 2007-08 the Brainerd Warriors adapted floor hockey team had several first-year players and went on to place sixth in the state tournament.
Twins Caravan coming
The Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan will make four stops in the lakes area.
Double trouble: Cardinals hold off Flyers
STAPLES - Four players scored in double figures as the Staples-Motley Cardinals defeated the Little Falls Flyers 58-55 in non-conference play Saturday.
Peeters leads CLC men to easy win
VIRGINIA - C.J. Peeters scored 22 points, pulled down five rebounds and handed out four assists as the Central Lakes College men's basketball team used their trademark stingy defense to stifle the Mesabi Norse in a 78-49 North Division victory Saturday.
Hochsprung, Flyers tops Cardinals
STAPLES - Katie Hochsprung commanded the low post and scored a team-high 20 points to go with eight rebounds and three blocked shots as the Little Falls Flyers defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals 50-35 in non-conference play Saturday.
W-DC skates to tie
MORA - Trevor Ness scored a goal and added an assist as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines skated to a 3-3 tie with Mora-Hinckley-Finlayson on Saturday.
Warriors' Mutz, Franzen win titles
CAMBRIDGE - Brainerd's Brandon Mutz and Jessen Franzen won championships as the Warriors placed third in the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets tournament Saturday.
Golden Lakes boxers win four bouts
Golden Lakes Boxing Club members won four matches on a Golden Gloves card Saturday night at the FitQuest Building in Baxter.
C-I's Zillmer MVP at tourney
ROYALTON - Crosby-Ironton's Hayden Zillmer received most valuable wrestler honors and captured first place at 103 pounds as the Rangers took fifth place Saturday at the Royalton Invite.
BHS snaps skid
COLD SPRING - Ben Gervais and Aaron Pavek each scored 14 points as the Brainerd Warrior boys' basketball team won its first game of the season Saturday and snapped a 14-game losing streak at Rocori in the process.
State forecast for N.D.
Blizzard warning for western and central north dakota through
State forecast for Minnesota
Blizzard warning part of southwest minnesota into this evening...
Weather drawing by Maddison Barnett of Mrs. Surma's third-grade class at Baxter school.
State forecast for S.D.
High wind warning northwest and west central through mid afternoon...
Wisconsin state forecast
Winter weather advisories far north central and south this afternoon through late tonight...
State forecast for Iowa
Winter weather advisory through this afternoon for portions of
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