FLENSBURG -- A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a pick-up Sunday on Dove Road near Flensburg.
Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday
BURGLARY -- It was reported Sunday the Cenex C Store, 129 Second Ave. N.E., was broken into.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1983) - The future of major airline service to Brainerd will reach a crossroads this fall and Republic Airline officials will be warily watching the outcome.
Officer of the year
He's trained to defuse bombs and other explosive devices.
Forum on possible war planned for Thursday at college
The possibility of a U.S.-led war with Iraq will be the topic of a forum at 7 p.m. Thursday at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.
The Brainerd Family YMCA Aquatic Center will be open at noon from March 10-14 for spring break. For s more specific pool schedule stop at the YMCA or call (218) 829-4767.
W-DC in focus
Michael Grieme and the Wadena-Deer Creek boys' basketball team can create chaos in the Mid-State Conference and section standings. Check out sports on Tuesday.
Icicles in moonlight
Icicles gleamed in the moonlight of the full moon at this residence south of Brainerd Sunday night. (Dispatch Photo by Clint Wood)
Helen S. Smith
AITKIN -- Helen S. Smith, 88, Aitkin, formerly of Bussey, Iowa, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin.
Edna M. Pikula
NISSWA -- Edna Mae Pikula, 77, Nisswa, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, at her home.
Ellen L. Hatch
CROSSLAKE -- Ellen Lee Hatch, 49, Crosslake, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Sister Mary Thomasine Schmolke
LITTLE FALLS -- Sister Mary Thomasine (Gertrude) Schmolke, 88, Little Falls, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, at St. Francis Convent in Little Falls.
Clinton M. Trana Sr.
STAPLES -- Clinton M. Trana Sr., 82, Staples, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at Greater Staples Hospital.
Irvin P. Gran
PEQUOT LAKES -- Irvin Palmer Gran, 89, Pequot Lakes, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Lila A. Rockwood
LITTLE FALLS -- Lila A. Rockwood, 83, Little Falls, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls.
Ethel M. Gorton
RAMSEY -- Ethel M. Gorton, 81, Ramsey, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, in Elk River.
ST. CLOUD -- Mark Schilling, 31, St. Cloud, formerly of Fort Ripley, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
Roger E. Piehl
Roger E. Piehl, 81, Brainerd, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, at his home.
Bertha E. Bedal
Bertha E. Bedal, 88, Brainerd, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2003, at Park Crest Baptist Care Center in Minneapolis.
Reaching the age of 90 is a milestone not many people achieve. Reaching the ninth decade and still being a vital part of the community is even more rare. Dorothy Janes of East Gull Lake is not only celebrating her 90th birthday, she is still the volunteer dynamo that she has been all her life.
Man sentenced in family drug ring
ST. PAUL (AP) -- A Sherburne County man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for manufacturing methamphetamine with his family in an Elk River hotel.
Thousands in Minneapolis protest
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Thousands of anti-war protesters marched in frigid temperatures through the Uptown area on Saturday, joining demonstrators around the world who decried a possible U.S war against Iraq.
C-I/A loses in second overtime
LONG PRAIRIE -- Josh Tesch's goal 2:49 into the second overtime lifted eighth-seeded Long Prairie-Grey Eagle past the No. 9 Crosby-Ironton/Aitkin Grizzlies 3-2 in the opening round of the Section 4, Class 1A boys' hockey tournament Saturday.
Spartan Express derails CLC men
They didn't see it coming. There were no flashing lights or ringing bells to tell them to get out of the way.
Pierz advances to state wrestling tournament
ONAMIA -- The Pierz Pioneers repeated as Section 6, Class 1A team wrestling champions with a 64-13 victory over Braham in the semifinals and a 31-24 win over Mille Lacs in the final round Friday.
Kennedy champ, Warriors second in CLC
WILLMAR -- The Brainerd Warriors had four all-conference athletes, received honorable mention in seven events and had 14 season-best times on their way to a runner-up finish in the Central Lakes Conference swimming and diving meet Saturday.
Central Lakes College Raiders Hall of Famers
2003 -- Al Holmes, John Redebaugh, Steve Carlson, Jerry Smith, Dan Carr, Carol Howe-Veenstra, Glen Peppel
Diedrich, teammates thump Fergus Falls
For much of her collegiate career, Central Lakes College Raiders women's basketball player Val Diedrich has played with the weight of a team on her shoulders.
Otters eliminate Warrior wrestlers
Defending state champion Andy Pickar wasn't expecting to wrestle his final home match as a Brainerd Warrior in the quarterfinals of the Section 8, Class 3A team tournament Saturday at Brainerd High School.
Warrior Dance Team advances to state
The Brainerd Warrior Dance Team took second place Saturday at the 3AAA section meet at St. Cloud Tech to qualify for state competition.
Bemidji boys outscore Little Falls, 74-57
LITTLE FALLS -- Jonathan Schulz scored 13 points and Travis Fedor 10 as the Little Falls Flyers lost to Bemidji 74-57 in boys' basketball Saturday.
Gymnasts win Section 8, Class 2A title
WILLMAR -- The Brainerd Warriors won their fifth consecutive Section 8, Class 2A gymnastics meet Saturday and qualified five individuals for the state meet.
Two Flyer gymnasts qualify for state meet
WADENA -- Little Falls freshmen Shae Tabatt and Beth Prokott qualified for state following their performances in the Section 8, Class 1A meet Saturday.
KG KO's Golden State
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- If he keeps playing like he did Sunday, Kevin Garnett just might be holding another MVP trophy at the end of the season.
Guardado ready to go despite contract stalemate
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins tried to extend their contract with Eddie Guardado over the winter, but the negotiations didn't go very well and the All-Star closer felt disrespected.
Star player juggles hockey, school, family
DULUTH (AP) -- A door swings open along the sideboards at Mars Lakeview Arena, and the Minnesota Duluth women's hockey team files onto the ice.
Gopher women among notables at Raider game
In addition to seven new members of the Central Lakes College Raiders Hall of Fame, there were three other distinguished guests at Saturday's men's basketball game between Fergus Falls and CLC.
McCarville gives Ohio State headache
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota's Janel McCarville needed less than a week to get over the lingering effects of a concussion. She gave Ohio State a headache when she returned.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Mostly sunny north. Mostly cloudy south. Highs from the mid 20s to the low 30s.
Iowa state forecast
Presidents day...Mostly sunny. Highs from near 30 to near 40.
State forecast for south dakota
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. A chance of rain or snow showers north. Highs in the 30s northeast to around 50 southwest.
State forecast for north dakota
Today...Mostly cloudy and windy. Light snow developing west this morning...Mixed with rain southwest...Then spreading across the state by mid afternoon. Highs in the upper 20s northeast to near 40 southwest.
Minnesota state forecast
Today...Increasing cloudiness and breezy. A chance of light snow northwest this afternoon and toward evening across the northeast. A few sprinkles this afternoon southwest. Highs in the 30s.
Weather drawing by Kerria Robinson of Gayle Kub's first grade class at Lowell school.
The Widowed Friends will meet at 11 a.m. Monday for lunch at the Nisswa Legion. For more information call 828-3385 or 963-4311.
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