Eric Wadsten, son of Brad and Nancy Wadsten, Brainerd, was named to fall semester dean's list at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. He is majoring in marketing, operations and supply chain.
BURGLARY - A burglary and damage to property was reported Friday in the 500 block of North Fourth Street and an arrest was made in the case.
Leaving the starting line
Lumberjack Jaunt Cross Country skiers left the starting line on their way to either 6K or 16K races Sunday at the Northland Arboretum.
Sleds come home
CROSBY - Angelo Garafola sat on a Scorpion snowmobile and watched a crowd of people walk past the vintage snowmobiles.
The first chance for significant snow since early December is expected in the Brainerd area Monday.
Miss Nisswa crowned
Sammy Mraz, a senior at Pequot Lakes high School, was crowned Miss Nisswa 2008 Saturday night at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Sponsored by the Nisswa Area Women of Today, the annual scholarship pageant featured 10 contestants who competed for more than $8,500 in scholarship funds and gifts.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1988) - A hot air balloon spectacular, sponsored by the Mille Lacs PAR Association will kick off this year's Mille Lacs Area Crystal Carnival, the lake-wide winter extravaganza.
COMING THURSDAY IN ENTERTAINMENT
Iowa City's Pieta Brown, following in the folk footsteps of her famous father Greg, will launch the spring Grassroots Concert series in Nisswa.
Snowmobiler critically hurt
in collision with pickup
BACKUS - A 15-year-old Backus boy suffered serious injuries after being stuck by a pickup about 7:10 p.m. Saturday on Highway 371, a mile south of Backus, the State Patrol reported.
Fire in Crosby
The Crosby and Ironton fire departments responded Saturday to a report of a structure fire on Second Street Northwest in Crosby.
Warrior dance team earns trip to state competition
The Brainerd Warrior dance team's hard work has paid off once again.
Nisswa police intern is learning on patrol
NISSWA - As a student at Crosby-Ironton High School, Ryan Taggart for a time had aspirations of a career in medicine.
MINNEAPOLIS - Charles Tessmann, age 80, formerly of Fifty Lakes, died Feb. 2, 2008, at Methodist Hospital in Minneapolis.
Charles W. Bill' Pearce
CROSSLAKE - Bill Pearce died Feb. 1, 2008, at Banner Hospice Care Center in Mesa, Ariz.
Rams show Warriors
why they are top-rated
When it's virtually standing room only during the junior varsity game you sense there's something special about the opposition.
Warriors suffer 3-point defeat to Moorhead
MOORHEAD -Ben Gervais' 16 points were not enough to lead the Brainerd Warriors boys' basketball team past Section 8-4A opponent Moorhead Saturday as the Warriors fell 53-50.
Skiers glad the snow must go on
BRAINERD - The 2008 Lumberjack Jaunt Ski Race, hosted by the Brainerd Nordic Ski Club, took place Sunday at the Northland Arboretum.
Cold shooting dooms CLC
HIBBING - C.J. Peeters scored 13 points for the Central Lakes College men's basketball team as it fell 59-55 to Hibbing Saturday.
East Grand Forks wins
in girls' hockey
EAST GRAND FORKS - The Wadena-Deer Creek/Long Prairie-Grey Eagle girls' hockey team was shut out by East Grand Forks Saturday 3-0.
BHS capitalizes on inside game to stop Spuds
Behind strong interior defense and a team-leading 13 points from Karlye Barron, the Brainerd Warriors girls' basketball team beat Moorhead 53-48 to improve their record to 14-4 overall.
Teams compete on BIR ice
The International Ice Racing Association's ice races returned Sunday to the Brainerd International Speedway for the second time this winter.
LOCAL SPORTS SHORT
The Brainerd Warriors sophomore girls' basketball team defeated Moorhead 54-39 Saturday as Emilee Branum scored 17 points and Alex Sauer 14.
Things looking up for Raiders
HIBBING - Becky Skiba's 22 points helped the Central Lakes College women's basketball team easily defeat MCCC Northern Division opponent Hibbing 75-50 Saturday.
S-M wins Wolf Pack Invitational
WALKER - Crosby Ironton's freshman Hayden Zillmer took home the Most Valuable Wrestler award at the Wolf Pack Invitational Saturday after taking the 103-pound championship.
Howard scores 21 as PL wins
PINE RIVER - Pequot Lakes' Mindy Howard and Pine-River-Backus' Taylor Sheley battled for top scoring honors in Saturday's matchup of two top area teams.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Bryce Tesdahl and Trevor Dickie scored 24 points apiece for the Crosby-Ironton Rangers as they stomped Oak Park 86-67 to take the Winnipeg International Tournament championship Saturday.
Sterling nets three points in deadlock
FARGO, N.D. - Brandon Sterling had a goal and two assists and Ryan Donovan two goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning in their 6-6 tie with Fargo Shanley Saturday.
Warrior boys, girls, Skogen win
ALEXANDRIA - Brainerd's boys' and girls' teams won titles and the Warriors' Zach Skogen won the boys' race at the Alexandria Invite Alpine skiing race Friday at Andes Tower Hills.
Smith leads Brainerd to second place in CLC
SARTELL - The Brainerd Warriors' Sam Smith earned all-conference honors in the vault, uneven bars, balance beam and all-around at the Central Lakes Conference gymnastics meet Saturday.
Weather drawing by Emily Moore of Mrs. Roberts' first-grade class at Lincoln school.
State forecast for Iowa
...Snow advisory in effect today over northwest iowa...
State forecast for South Dakota
Snow advisory much of north to east today...
Wisconsin state forecast
Winter weather advisory for much of southwest through central wisconsin today into this evening...
State forecast for Minnesota
...Snow advisories and winter weather advisories in effect for
State forecast for North Dakota
...Snow advisory southwest and central today...
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