CLC Foundation awards $192,000 in scholarships
The Central Lakes College Foundation has awarded $192,000 in scholarships to CLC students for the 2003-04 academic year.
Write to your U.S. senators
Sen. Mark Dayton, D-Minn.
One person was injured in a single-vehicle rollover Sunday on Highway 6, two miles north of Highway 18. 6:10 p.m., the State Patrol reported. The driver, Crystal Raudabaugh, 48, Crosby, was treated at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby and released.
CROSSLAKE -- Crosslake and Ideal fire departments responded to a structure fire about 11:20 a.m. on Saturday on Crow Wing County Road 16 in Crosslake.
On a roll
The Staples-Motley girls' basketball team continues its winning ways. Jeremy Millsop will provide insight Tuesday in his area sports column.
A program to promote a peace-oriented platform at the upcoming Minnesota political caucuses will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Congregational Church, 415 Juniper St. in Brainerd.
Governor finds smooth sledding in area ride
WALKER -- Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says Minnesotans have a unique spirit. When winter comes, they like to get outside and enjoy it. Snowmobiling is a good way to do that.
Displaced Potlatch worker aims to build cinema in Hackensack
HACKENSACK -- A year and a half ago a displaced Potlatch worker, this year a new business developer. That's how Dennis Wickham sees himself.
Two city residents killed in accidents
Two Brainerd residents died in separate vehicle accidents this past weekend -- one in a two-vehicle accident north of Brainerd and one in a single-snowmobile accident south of Brainerd.
This was Brainerd
FEBRUARY 9 - 80 years ago (1924) - The Little Falls High School basketball team beat the Staples team by a score of 19 to 11 on Friday in what is said to have been a fast game.
LITTLE FALLS -- Donald Ploof, 75, a resident of Little Falls, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at the VA Hospital in St. Cloud. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Brenny Funeral Home, West Chapel, in Little Falls.
AITKIN -- Dorothy Boyd, age 85, of Aitkin, died on Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at the Cuyuna Health Care Center in Crosby. She was born on July 18, 1918, in Hazelton Township, Aitkin County, to Ernest and Irene (Tool) Woodrow. She attended Butts School and graduated from Aitkin High School in 1935.
PINE RIVER -- Ardell Hall, age 76, Pine River, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at her home. Services will be Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes with the Rev. David Stevens officiating. The relatives will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter.
Charles 'Chuck' Rogers
LITTLE FALLS -- Charles "Chuck" Rogers, 61 year old resident of rural Little Falls, Minn., formerly of Anoka, Minn., passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at his home in rural Little Falls. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Little Falls.
DeLyte H. Specht
DeLyte H. Specht, 78, Brainerd, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at her residence.
Paula LaMont, age 49, a resident of Brainerd, died as a result of a traffic accident Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, north of Brainerd on Hwy. 371. Paula worked in the admissions department at Central Lakes College. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter.
Rita M. Brown
Rita M. Brown, 88, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at Woodland Good Samaritan Village, Brainerd.
Maude D. Stanley
GALESBURG, Ill. -- Maude D. Stanley, 88, 375 W. Fremont St., Galesburg, Ill., died at 1:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
Marlys M. Meyer Lange
MINNEAPOLIS -- Marlys M. Meyer Lange, age 80, of Minneapolis, formerly of Crosby and Hill City, died on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park. She was born on May 30, 1923, in Minneapolis to Charles Frank and Clara (Horak) Laffin.
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Candidate George W. Bush promised us that he would be a compassionate conservative. He promised us he did not believe in "Nation Building." He promised us he would unite, not divide our country. President George W. Bush promised us "Leave No Child Behind" would work. He promised us the economy would improve.
Pater leads CLC men to 9th straight win
Mike Pater hit pay dirt Saturday on the Central Lakes College campus.
CLC women use height advantage
Any time a team has an advantage over its opponent, it has to do everything in its power to exploit that advantage.
Flyers hand W-DC first loss
WADENA -- Mikael Lickteig had two goals and two assists to help the Little Falls Flyers hand the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines their first loss of the season, 7-4, in a non-conference boys' hockey matchup Saturday.
Bertha-Hewitt edges Pillager boys, 54-52
PILLAGER -- Class 1A's fourth-ranked Bertha-Hewitt Bears shot 39 free throws, making 28 (72 percent), on their way to a 54-52 victory over the Pillager Huskies in a battle of Park Region Conference boys' basketball leaders Friday.
A video tribute to the 1954 state champion Brainerd Warriors boys' basketball team is available on DVD and video cassette.
BHS gymnasts win 6th straight conference title
The Brainerd Warriors gymnastics team continued its stranglehold on the Central Lakes Conference by winning the conference meet Saturday as well as the overall conference season title.
Arns scores season-high 27 points in rout
Megan Arns and Maria Swanson exerted their presence on the Brainerd Warriors girls' basketball team Saturday night.
Cardinal boys beat two-time defending champion Litchfield
STAPLES -- Josh Smith scored 21 points as the Staples-Motley Cardinals defeated the two-time defending Class 2A state champion Litchfield Dragons 54-45 in non-conference boys' basketball Saturday.
Willmar breezes past Flyer girls
WILLMAR -- Michelle Nieman scored 10 points as the Little Falls Flyers lost to Willmar 61-39 in Central Lakes Conference action Saturday.
B-H/V runner-up in PRC meet
BERTHA -- Jared Oyster and Seth Moenkedick won individual titles to help the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders finish second in the Park Region Conference wrestling tournament Saturday.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Mostly cloudy. Areas of light snow. Highs from the teens
I like snow
Weather drawing by Logan Schweitzberger of Mrs. Ruen's second grade class at Baxter school.
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light snow west and scattered flurries east. Areas of blowing snow southeast. Highs from near 20 northeast to the near 30 south.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Mostly cloudy with scattered light snow or flurries. Highs in the mid 20s to low 30s.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered flurries. Highs in
State forecast for North Dakota
Today...Mostly cloudy and breezy. Scattered flurries west.
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