The following were named Students of the Month in January at Pillager: Juan Corey, Industrial Tech; Samantha Johnson, Art; Zach Albachten, Family and Consumer Science; Kristen Holladay, Business; Amber Jensen, Music; Taylor Richardson, Social Studies; Katey Hegstrom, Math; Nicole Holden, Physical Education, Maria Deblon, Spanish; Dalton McClain, Information Technology. The Student of the Month for Spanish in December was Andrew Schoon
Trez-Mynn and Alexis Criss, Browerville, a boy, Trez-Mynn Emond, 9 pounds, 8 ounces, Dec. 28, 2006.
WALKER - The following appeared recently in Cass County District Court:
Welcome back, Katzenberger
Craig Katzenberger has gone back to school.
This was Brainerd
JANUARY 15 - 40 years ago (1967) - Brainerd and most area schools were forced to close early today and travel was coming to a halt as powerful winds and new snow steadily increased here.
Launch into space
T.J. Gulla from South Hero, Vt., launched off a jump during the Polaris BIR Championship WPSA snocross Race Sunday at Brainerd International Raceway. Brainerd Dispatch/ Nels Norquist
"They showed" no class and maybe that comes from the head coach."
Return home on hold
Since her husband, Spec. Flannery Rardin, was deployed 16 months ago, Theresa Rardin of Brainerd and her four daughters have been ripping off a paper link on their homemade paper chain each Friday, a countdown of the weeks until he would return home from Iraq.
Smiths close the book
A musical group from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby performed Saturday for more than 200 people who showed up at the Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library to pay tribute to Jeanette and Bud Smith, who are retiring from the library after 30 years of service. Jeanette, head librarian for 30 years, is 88 while Bud, her library assistant throughout the years, turns 90 next month. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
LITTLE FALLS - Martha Schraut, 88-year-old resident of the Lutheran Care Center died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls, Minn.
Patrick R. Montague
PEQUOT LAKES - Patrick R. Montague, age 80, of Pequot Lakes, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 13, 2007, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
Elly Birontas, age 81, of Brainerd, former resident of Nisswa, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village. No services are planned.
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Mr. Bush is determined, to the point of being psychopathic about it, to achieve "victory" in Iraq. (psychopathic: emotional instability - lack of sound judgment - perverse and impulsive (often criminal) behavior - inability to learn from experience, etc. Webster's Unabridged Dictionary).
Cold shooting hurts Warriors in loss
MOORHEAD - Brett Cloutier's 12 points led the Brainerd Warriors boys' basketball in a 50-31 loss to Moorhead in a Section 8-4A match up Saturday.
Karlsgodt's 17 not enough for CLC in loss
ELY - Erin Karlsgodt paced the Central Lakes College Raiders women's basketball team with 17 points as the Raiders fell short against Vermilion 50-43 Saturday.
Flyers edge Cards
STAPLES - Elizabeth Schulz collected 14 points and 11 rebounds to help the Little Falls Flyers escape Staples-Motley with a 51-50 win in girls' non-conference basketball Saturday.
Brainerd places 11th at Lakeville
LAKEVILLE - In the state's top gymnastics invitational Saturday the Brainerd Warriors saw the best talent in the state.
Braddix, Raiders outscore Vermilion
ELY - Kody Braddix poured in 28 points, while collecting eight assists, four steals and three blocks to lead the Central Lakes College Raiders men's basketball team over Vermilion 95-81 Saturday.
Flyers fall to to Ely
The Little Falls Flyers fell to Babbitt-Embarass-Ely 6-2 in non-conference girls' hockey Saturday.
At center ice with former Warrior Brian Reese
Brian Reese is a senior at the Air Force Academy. A forward on the Falcons hockey team, Reese played several solid seasons for the Warriors before leaving his senior year to play in juniors.
Hibbert holds his own
BAXTER - Tucker Hibbert is only running a select amount of events on this year's PowerSports tour.
Tesdahl reaches 1,000 points
CROSBY - Bryce Tesdahl eclipsed the 1,000 point mark of his high school career with a 29 point, nine rebound, seven assist performance against Duluth Marshall in a 87-46 non-conference boys' basketball win Saturday.
Top Warrior teams finish second and third
COLERAINE - The Brainerd Warriors Nordic ski teams were in pursuit Saturday in Mt. Itasca in Coleraine.
Duluth East beats Brainerd 6-1
DULUTH - Julius Tamasy scored the first goal of the game at the 2:54 mark of the first period, but Class 2A's 10th ranked Duluth East responded with three goals in both the second and third periods to win 6-1 Saturday in a Section 7-2A matchup.
Gobblers second, Road Crew fourth at Rick Lee
BEMIDJI - The Aitkin Gobblers picked up individual titles from Isaac Werner (103), Keith Wasserzieher (112), Justin Chouanard (140) and Nick Nadeau (heavyweight) to finish second at the Rick Lee wrestling invite Saturday.
Jensen and Rubin finish 4-0 to lead Warriors
MONTICELLO - Tyler Jensen and Nate Rubin each finished with 4-0 individual records as the Brainerd Warriors finished 3-1 at the Monticello duals tournament Saturday.
Little Falls wins 14th straight
DETROIT LAKES - Ben Hanowski recorded a hat trick to go with two assists leading the Class 1A's fifth-ranked Little Falls Flyers to a 7-3 victory over Detroit Lakes Saturday in non-conference boys' hockey.
Turning the corner
Jeff Snow (left) turned the corner with Dennis Eckstrom (top) and D.J. Ekre closing in during a qualifying race Sunday at Brainerd International Raceway. Brainerd Dispatch/Nels Norquist
The Brainerd Warriors junior varsity boys' basketball team defeated Moorhead 54-49 Saturday.
Brainerd wins third-straight True Team
ALEXANDRIA - Evan Reese won the 100- and 50-yard freestyles and Jared Anderson won the 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke to lead the Brainerd Warriors swimming and diving team to their third-straight Section 8-2A True Team Championship Saturday.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. Highs 10 below northeast to 17
State forecast for S.D.
Wind chill advisory northeast today and southeast this morning...
Wisconsin state forecast
Winter storm warnings for portions of west and east central today...
State forecast for Minnesota
Winter storm warning in effect for the southeast through noon...
State forecast for Iowa
Winter storm warning continues for portions of northern iowa
I have a dream
Weather drawing by Eric Stout of Ms. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
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