Alyssa Ritter, the daughter of Mark and Jacqueline Ritter, Aitkin, and Kristi Kapsner, the daughter of Linda and Don Kapsner, Brainerd, were selected Students of the Month for January by the Youth Activities Committee of Brainerd Elks Lodge No. 615.
REMER -- The State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle crash at 3:49 p.m. Friday on Highway 200, 10 miles west of Remer.
NISSWA -- The Nisswa Fire Department responded to a fire at a cabin about 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Cozy Bay Resort on Crow Wing County Road 4 in Nisswa.
Woman dies in Crosslake snowmobile accident
A 22-year-old Rogers woman died in a snowmobile accident Sunday in Crosslake, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department reported.
Bundled against a temperature of more than 20 degrees below zero Sunday, Kim Vasquez of Brainerd rode her bike home through northeast Brainerd loaded with groceries. Central Minnesota has been in a deep freeze for the past three days with the Brainerd Crow Wing Regional Airport recording a low temperature of 27 degrees below zero at 10 a.m. Sunday. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
This was Brainerd
60 years ago (1945) - Brainerd Dispatch headline: Nazis Collapse in Poland
"At this point, we're two steps past where we were last year. Next year, if we improve two more steps we're in the championship."
Police hope hit-and-run witnesses step up
Police officers continue to look for the vehicle that struck and injured 55-year-old Louise Ohnstad Friday as she tried to cross Washington Street in northeast Brainerd.
Edna M. Powell
LITTLE FALLS -- Edna M. Powell, 72-year-old resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.
Evelyn L. Berg
Evelyn L. Berg, age 81, of Brainerd, formerly of Deerwood and the Kimberly area of Aitkin County, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby.
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Jennie A. Hurtig
PINE RIVER -- Jennie A. Hurtig, age 99, passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center in Pine River.
Remember when Al Gore was screaming about the Social Security crisis and how we had to put that money in a "Lockbox" or else our senior citizens would be living in caves and surviving on roots and berries? Well, it seems that that scare didn't work too well for the liberals so they've now applied a reverse spin which claims that everything is hunky-dory with Social Security and America's working folks should just continue to let the federal government mismanage their money.
Brainerd nabs key section victory
John Williams and other Brainerd reserves may be playing themselves into more significant roles with the Warrior boys' hockey team.
Team takes second
ST. CROIX FALLS, WIS. -- Four Brainerd Warriors wrestlers won individual titles helping the team to second at the St. Croix Falls Invitational Saturday.
Cardinals fifth, Road Crew sixth
STAPLES -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals wrestling team finished fifth at its own dual-meet tournament Saturday.
Warriors' struggles continue
The losses continued to mount for the Brainerd Warrior girls' basketball team Saturday as it was administered a 61-47 setback by the Hibbing Bluejackets in non-conference action.
Brainerd 13th at Lakeville Invite
LAKEVILLE -- Arianna Lofrano led the Brainerd Warriors with an 8.9 on the balance beam and registered an 8.8 for her floor routine at the Lakeville gymnastics invitational Saturday.
Beckley's 19 points lead CLC men to win
HIBBING -- Chris Beckley tallied 19 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Central Lakes College Raiders men's basketball team to a 83-65 North Division victory over Hibbing Saturday.
C-I rebounds with win over Bears
EVELETH -- Brett Dickie was 5 of 8 from behind the 3-point line and finished with 23 points and Bryce Tesdahl added 17 points to lead the Crosby-Ironton Rangers to a 57-49 non-conference boys' basketball victory over Eveleth-Gilbert Saturday.
Lundgren, C-I corral Mustangs
MORA -- Chelsea Lundgren totaled 16 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and three blocks and Maggie Sandberg and Angie Gaviglio each scored nine points in the Crosby-Ironton Rangers 52-26 non-conference girls' basketball victory over the Mora Mustangs Saturday.
CLC women fall to Hibbing in OT
HIBBING -- The Central Lakes College Raiders women's basketball team matched the Hibbing Bluejackets shot for shot leading to overtime in their North Division contest Saturday.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Mostly sunny central and east. Partly to mostly cloudy west.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly cloudy north and east. Becoming mostly cloudy in the
Weather drawing by Trelbie Sobiech of Mrs. Meyer's third grade class at Riverside school.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Mostly sunny. A few lake effect snow flurries near lake superior. Highs from zero to 5 below in the far northwest to around 10 above south.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Increasing cloudiness west with scattered light snow this
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Mostly cloudy. Increasing clouds far east. A slight chance for light snow central this morning. Highs zero to 5 above far northeast to the upper 30s extreme southwest.
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