Erica Hensel, daughter of John and Kathy Hensel, Brainerd, was named to the fall semester dean's list at Mankato State University College of Science, Engineering and Technology.
Justin and Susan Matteson, Brainerd, a girl, Afton Lexi Mae, 6 pounds, 1 ounce, Jan. 23, 2008. Grandparents are Fredrick and Tammy Hahnert, Brainerd, Michelle Wright, St. Paul, and Duane Rosdahl, Sauk Centre.
Firefighters respond to rescue calls
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to two rescue calls Sunday but were canceled enroute to both.
Three teenagers were injured in a single car rollover Sunday in Morrison County.
Turning snow into art at the Nisswa Jubilee
This was one of several snow sculptures of the 36th-annual Nisswa Jubilee in Nisswa this weekend. There were youth and adult categories in the judging of these sculptures.
The Brainerd Northside Neighborhood Association will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the First Congregational Church in Brainerd in Meeting Room No. 1, on the second floor.
Family fun at the Nisswa Jubilee
Sam Ganley got a ride on his father Joe's shoulders as his mother, Tracy, watched Saturday as they walked through Nisswa during the 36th-annual Nisswa Jubilee.
Tell us your leap year story
This year, Feb. 29, 2008, marks another leap year.
COMING THURSDAY IN ENTERTAINMENT
Area musicians - Jesse Keller, Craig Engelhart, Andy Fischer and a bevy of young talent - will get a chance to show off for an audience on Feb. 23 at the first Celebrating Dreams concert. Before the show, get to know the performers.
Finals elude Warrior dancers
The Brainerd Warriors dance team gave it their best shot Friday and Saturday, but never made finals at the Class 3A 2008 State Dance Team Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
School cook's best recipe - love
BAXTER - "My compliments to the chef!"
COMING WEDNESDAY IN SPORTS
The Crosby-Ironton Rangers perfect season is in jeopardy with Pequot Lakes and Wadena-Deer Creek both coming into town this week.
COMING TUESDAY IN SENIOR CLASS
By 2020, there will be more senior citizens in America than children and Brainerd is working on how it'll address the growing needs of our seniors.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1988) - Child care for students at Brainerd Technical Institute will benefit from a $10,000 grant announced this week by the Otto Bremer Foundation.<
Some actually came to fish!
WALKER - Each could have been construed as a breech of etiquette.
LITTLE FALLS - Esther Zimmer, 84-year-old resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at her home.
Allen W. Koering
LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. - Allen Walter Koering, age 80, husband of Saramae Koering, died peacefully at their home in Los Altos Hills, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, following a brief battle with cancer.
Eleanore B. Bath
AITKIN - Eleanore Beatrice Bath, age 86 of Aitkin, died on Feb. 16, 2008, at the Riverwood Extended Care Center in Aitkin.
Douglas R. Thoms
Douglas R. Thoms, age 79, resident of Brainerd, formerly of Merrifield, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
Arthur McMullen, 82-year-old resident of Minneapolis, Minn. formerly of Onamia, Minn., passed away on Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, in Minneapolis, Minn.
Agnes E. Rychner
STAPLES - Agnes E. Rychner, age 89, of Staples, passed away at her home on Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, surrounded by her family.
PINE RIVER - Emery Schnoor, age 81, of Pine River, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd.
Let your state lawmakers know how they're doing
Rep. John Ward
OTHER OPINION: JUDICIARY
A prestigious commission recommends a constitutional change in the way Minnesota's judges are seated and retained.
Nurnberger reaches 1,000, S-M wins
STAPLES - Caleb Nurnberger needed six points to reach 1,000 for his Staples-Motley Cardinals career heading into Saturday's non-conference basketball game.
Warriors shoot hot in both halves, win by 20
MOORHEAD - Kayla Huether escaped a shooting slump to score 22 points and lead the Brainerd Warriors to a 72-52 non-conference victory over the Moorhead Spuds Saturday.
SAUK RAPIDS - Four pins helped the third-seeded Buffalo Bison upset the second-seeded Brainerd Warriors 37-30 Saturday in the Section 8-3A wrestling semifinals.
Defending state champs
too much for Brainerd
BUFFALO - Kyle Crocker scored a game-high 21 points, but Class 4A's defending state champion Buffalo Bison built a big enough first half lead to claim a 62-48 victory over the Brainerd Warriors.
Beam work lands Flyers in sixth place
LITCHFIELD - Kaisha Gomez's 10th-place finish on the balance beam led the Little Falls Flyers to sixth place Saturday in the Section 6-1A gymnastics meet.
New York Mills upsets W-DC
WHEATON - The second-seeded New York Mills Eagles won nine of the 14 matches to overtake top-seeded Wadena-Deer Creek 47-25 in the championship of the Section 6-1A wrestling finals Saturday.
Raiders wrap up second seed
INTERNATIONAL FALLS - In a game with a lot at stake C.J. Peeters and George Washington scored 15 and 13 points respectively to lead the Central Lakes College Raider men's' team to a 75-59 North Division victory over Rainy River Saturday.
Raiders secure state spot
INTERNATIONAL FALLS - The Central Lakes College women's' basketball team needed a win over Rainy River Saturday to claim a spot in the state tournament.
Wisconsin state forecast
Snow and blowing snow advisory iron...Ashland...Bayfield counties midnight today through this evening...
State forecast for South Dakota
Wind chill advisory northeast late tonight into monday morning...
State forecast for Minnesota
...Wind chill advisory for parts of western minnesota this morning...
State forecast for Iowa
.Today...Partly to mostly cloudy and cold. Occasional flurries. Highs
State forecast for North Dakota
...Wind chill advisory central and east through noon monday...
Weather drawing by Kelsie Burgstaler of Ms. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
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