Alan and Annita Smythe, Pillager, a girl, Julia Jane, 6 pounds, 14 ounces, Dec. 27, 2007.
COMING WEDNESDAY IN NEIGHBORS
A pictorial - and fact-filled - journey toward Saturday's 18th annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza.
The following students were named Students of the Semester at Brainerd High School: Samantha Gosse, Cody Granley, Cody Groshong, Michael Hallgren, Jonathan Hammer, Cody Hansen, Taylor Headlee, Spencer Hegstad and Kale Hermanson.
COMING THURSDAY IN ENTERTAINMENT
Anton Armstrong, the fourth conductor in the history of St. Olaf College, is keeping a proud tradition going with his fiery passion for the art form.
Vintage fun in Pequot Lakes
Under the shadow of the Pequot Lakes bobber, two snowmobilers riding vintage Polaris Sno-Travelers raced one another in spite of sub-arctic temperatures at Saturday's 14th annual Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous in downtown Pequot Lakes.
How not to become a statistic
Talk to your mortgage lender early.
Oberstar announces federal
assistance for Homecrest workers
WADENA - Workers who lost their jobs when Homecrest Industries closed its Wadena furniture plant will receive federal help with their search for a new job.
Childbirth classes boring?
Educator can make it fun
The last thing Tara Karels ever wants any expectant parents to think is that childbirth classes are boring.
It was a rough year for mortgage companies.
Area anglers - professional and amateur - weigh in on what they'll be trying come Saturday in the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1988) - A slice of the old Yukon comes to the Cuyuna Range area next weekend with the first running of a 150-mile sled dog race. More than 20 sled dog teams are expected to descend on Deerwood for the race.
James Tautges, age 52, resident of St. Mathias Township, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at his home.
Dennis Jasmer, age 67, of Brainerd, Minn., passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
AITKIN - David Otterson of Aitkin died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Lawrence Geving Jr.
AITKIN - "Ditter" Lawrence Geving Jr., 44, of Aitkin, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd.
AITKIN - Cora McCarty, 76, of Aitkin, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at Aitkin Health Services.
Marguerite F. Waldum
Marguerite F. Waldum, age 90, resident of Brainerd, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
BOWLUS - John Waletski, age 72, of Bowlus, Minn., passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at his home in Two Rivers Township, Morrison County, Minn.
Laila M. Mead
Laila M. Mead, 88, of Brainerd, passed away at her home on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008.
OTHER OPINION: JUDICIARY
Minnesota is a state to watch this election season - and not just because it's one of 22 divvying up 2,075 delegates on Super Duper Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the race for president. The North Star State has been flagged as one of five key states with regard to the 2008 judicial elections by the Washington, D.C.-based Justice at Stake Campaign.
Open Forum: Unfair competition with Anytime Fitness
It was very disappointing to hear that the city of Crosslake has gone ahead and expanded their recreational center into a full health fitness club. There was clearly no need to spend the estimated $55,000 to go into this venture when you have a facility such as Anytime Fitness located right in that town. Anytime Fitness provides an excellent health club for the people of that area.
Zillmer hits game-winning basket in OT
CROSBY - Megan Zillmer had 23 points, including a game-winning 3-point shot with less than two seconds left in overtime, to give the Rangers a 63-62 victory over Cloquet Saturday.
Skiba leads Raider women
The Central Lakes College women's basketball team is like a snowball rolling down a hill lately. It keeps getting bigger and stronger and crushes anything in its way.
Flyers even record
LITTLE FALLS - Sophomore Dan Kornbaum scored 18 points as the Little Falls Flyers defeated Detroit Lakes 58-45 in non-conference boys' basketball Saturday.
5-1 to Greenway
WADENA - Wyatt Pettit scored the only Wadena-Deer Creek goal as the Wolverines lost to Greenway 5-1 in boys' hockey Saturday.
CLC men win on Washington 3
The Central Lakes College men's basketball team resembled a desperate homeowner fixing a leaking pipe with duct tape Saturday. It sure wasn't pretty, but the Raiders got the job done.
Warriors win fourth straight section title
Depth and three individual victories helped the Brainerd Warriors capture their fourth straight Section 8-2A True Team swimming and diving championship Saturday at Elk River High School.
Bresnahan wins 100th, Road Crew fourth
OSAKIS - Pat Bresnahan won his 100th career match and the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team took fourth place in the Osakis dual tournament Saturday, finishing the day with 1-2 team record.
Brainerd wins overall title
WELCH - In what coach Jim Ruttger termed a "hallmark day for our program," the Brainerd Warriors Alpine skiing team won the overall title at Friday's Welch Village Invite for the first time.
State forecast for Minnesota
...Snow advisory far south until 6 pm and for the southeast until
State forecast for North Dakota
.Martin luther king jr day...Partly sunny. Isolated flurries south
I love to fish
Weather drawing by Katie Streiff of the Olson/Morgan second-grade class at Garfield school.
State forecast for Iowa
...Snow advisory for the north half of iowa today...And northeast
State forecast for South Dakota
Winter weather advisory southwest and south central this morning...
Wisconsin state forecast
Wind chill advisory far northwest this morning...
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