Area Education Center students of the month for December were Brigid Lynam and Tyler Gubrud.
This was Brainerd
JANUARY 26 - 60 years ago (1949) - The 194th Tank Battalion has now reached a strength of 447 National Guardsmen since its reorganization on April 19, 1947. In the past 30 days alone the Headquarters Company has recruited 14 new men into its ranks.
19TH ANNUAL BRAINERD JAYCEES ICE FISHING EXTRAVAGANZA RESULTS
19TH ANNUAL BRAINERD JAYCEES ICE FISHING EXTRAVAGANZA RESULTS
Tough sledding early didn't deter Harrison
The Trail-A-Sled story begins in 1959 when the cities on the Cuyuna Range were struggling in the aftermath of iron ore mines shut down. Circumstances put three men together - Glen Gutzman, Eugene Harrison and his son, Richard.
Ebert third, LaVallee fourth at X-Games
Lakeshore's Dan Ebert placed third in the Snocross final of the Winter X Games at Buttermilk, Mountain in Aspen, Colo., on Saturday.
Grabbing the glory
A pickup was on the line.
Scorpion just got lost. That was the end of the history of the Scorpion snowmobile.
A tribute to dedication - and Scorpion
A pioneer in the snowmobile industry, Richard Harrison thought his legacy was limited to memories and a few scrapbooks.
Garrison bank robbery suspect enters plea
A Coon Rapids man accused of the Sept. 27, 2007, robbery of the Garrison branch of First National Bank of Deerwood on Monday entered a guilty plea in U.S. District Court.
Edward Larson, 93, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at the Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
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EMILY - Jack Guelich, 91, of Emily, died at his home Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009.
John H. Thompson
SWANVILLE - John H. Thompson, 55-year-old resident of rural Swanville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at his home in Swanville, Minn.
I am the parent of a ninth grade student who stayed home today (Monday). The written excuse I send with her tomorrow will simply state that she was at home today because I believe the legacy of Dr. King deserves contemplation and celebration.
OUR OPINION: INFRASTRUCTURE
Pundits and historians are still dissecting President Barack Obama's Inaugural address, but there were two words in the speech that caught our attention - electric grids.
What do you think?
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Sound off to legislators on Minnesota issues
Sen. Paul Koering
Karma was everywhere
WASHINGTON - It may be time to take a closer look at karmic justice - that mysterious quid pro quo by which good and bad acts are rewarded in kind.
Vikings Arctic Blast Feb. 7-8 in Mille Lacs area
ONAMIA - The 14th annual Arctic Blast snowmobile rally is scheduled Feb. 7-8 in the Mille Lacs Lake area when the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe will welcome current and former Minnesota Vikings players, coaches and cheerleaders to the largest participation snowmobile event in North America.
Detroit Lakes too much for Pequot
BREEZY POINT - Kaylyn Eggena scored two goals as Pequot Lakes lost to Detroit Lakes 6-3 Saturday.
Raiders win fourth straight
ELY - Brandi Cresap and Becky Skiba each collected 16 points as the Central Lakes College Raiders held on for a 76-70 victory over Vermilion on Saturday.
Individually, her numbers stand out.
Mutz, Ohman take honors at tourney
ELK RIVER - Brandon Mutz and Chad Ohman each took home individual titles for Brainerd and the Warriors won the eight-team Elk River Invite on Saturday.
This game is about more than winning
Norm Stewart, former head coach of the University of Missouri's men's basketball team, advocated a concept that evolved into Coaches vs. Cancer.
Warriors fall to St. Thomas Academy
MENDOTA HEIGHTS - Class 3A state-runner-up St. Thomas Academy received 26 points from junior guard Billy Chapman and 20 from senior guard Michael Fitzgerald as the Cadets beat the Brainerd Warriors 77-70 on Saturday.
Wolverines drop pair
MARSHALL - Trevor Ness had two goals and an assist as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines lost to Marshall 6-3 Saturday.
Warriors notch highest place in True Team state meet
MINNEAPOLIS - The Brainerd Warriors secured a fourth-place finish, their highest in Class 2A True Team state meet competition Saturday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.
Vermilion hands CLC first division loss
ELY - Bam Glover scored 17 points to lead four Central Lakes College Raiders in double figures but CLC dropped a 79-70 North Division game against Vermilion on Saturday.
Staples-Motley 2nd in dual tournament
STAPLES - Perham defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals 41-12 for the championship in Saturday's Don Dravis dual meet tournament.
Too cold for even a Lumberjack?
Weather undoubtedly was a factor in the number of skiers who turned out for Sunday's Lumberjack Jaunt ski race at Northland Arboretum.
Warriors fourth at Park meet
COTTAGE GROVE - Brainerd's Samantha Smith was runner-up on floor exercise and the Warriors went on to a fourth-place finish at the Wolfpack Invite on Saturday at Park High School.
Brainerd boxers win three matches
The Brainerd Boxing Club won three of five matches Saturday on the "Night of the Warriors" card at Forest Lake.
Stanfield, Swanhorst lead Rangers to win
CROSBY - Sam Stanfield collected 19 points and five assists as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers coasted past International Falls 61-25 Saturday.
State forecast for N.D.
.Wind chill advisory north central and east through noon cst
State forecast for Minnesota
.Wind chill advisories north through this morning...
Weather drawing by Alex Haapajoki of Ms. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
Wisconsin state forecast
Wind chill advisory until noon today for northern wisconsin...
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Cloudy. Occasional flurries...With snow likely northwest.
State forecast for S.D.
Winter weather advisory extreme southwest and south central today...
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