The following students were named to the president's academic achievement list at Northern State University for the 2000 fall semester: Sara Hemquist, Brainerd; and Carissa Pearcy and Stacy Vikander, both of Little Falls.
Classes combine fun and learning
Brainerd Community Education is offering a wide variety of fun and educational classes running now through May 17. There are more than 12 courses ranging from computers to sea kayaking that are open to the public.
C-I trims superintendent field to 6
CROSBY -- Finalists for the permanent superintendent position with the Crosby-Ironton School District have been selected.
Handling lost luggage
Dear Heloise: Hi! After a trip home for Christmas during which my luggage did not arrive at the airport when I did, I came up with this:
Husband must hang tough with neighbor who hangs out
DEAR ABBY: My husband likes to spend time in our garage working on projects, cleaning his boat, etc.
As the result of incorrect information supplied to The Dispatch, Karen Swanson's name was listed incorrectly in her obituary on Page 5A Monday.
Nicklaus fades as Gilder wins Verizon Classic
LUTZ, Fla. (AP) -- Jack Nicklaus played the first two rounds of the Verizon Classic looking confident he was closing in on his first tournament victory since 1996.
Durant romps to Hope win, sets another PGA Tour scoring record
LA QUINTA, Calif. -- The longer Tiger Woods has dominated on the PGA Tour, the lower the scores have gotten. Only now, it's not Woods shooting them.
Bush treasury secretary looking for changes in global management
PALERMO, Sicily -- Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill, highly regarded for his success in reviving aluminum giant Alcoa, is now focused on an even bigger goal -- overhauling the international financial system.
Lawmakers look south for advice on energy
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers want to know if Texas has the solution to an energy shortfall expected to zap Minnesota's power grid within five years.
Clinton speaks to audience of software specialists
NEW ORLEANS -- Bill Clinton, shunning discussion of the Marc Rich pardon, told business software and Internet specialists Monday he was fortunate to be president while their industry blossomed.
Wenzel up for post with USDA
Rep. Steve Wenzel, DFL-Little Falls, is a candidate for a U.S. Department of Agriculture post based in St. Paul.
Bush praises spirit of Oklahoma City at memorial dedication
OKLAHOMA CITY -- President Bush Monday praised the courage and spirit of those who endured the Oklahoma City bombing, as he dedicated a powerful national museum honoring the 168 men, women and children who perished nearly six years ago in the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil.
Strikes were timed to avoid hitting Chinese workers in Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The joint U.S.-British air strikes on Iraq were timed to avoid killing or injuring Chinese civilian and military workers who were helping install underground fiber-optic cables to significantly improve the effectiveness of Iraq's air defenses, a senior defense official said.
President's multistate tour to promote his tax-cut, education proposals
WASHINGTON -- Amid congressional doubts about his tax-cut plan, President Bush is hitting the road to rally public support for the proposal and the education reforms that are high among his budget priorities.
House committee endorses bill to limit governors' outside jobs
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Book signings here. XFL commentating there.
Tetanus shot shortage causes nationwide rationing
WASHINGTON -- Hospitals nationwide are rationing adult tetanus shots, reserving them for burn victims and other severely injured patients, because of a huge shortage of the crucial vaccine.
Studies show fen-phen users can recover from heart problems
PHILADELPHIA -- People who took the diet pill combination fen-phen and a similar weight loss drug have new hope that any damage done to their heart valves may not worsen with time or may even improve, two new studies show.
Blood test may reveal youngsters at high risk of obesity
SAN FRANCISCO -- A simple blood test may soon be able to predict which youngsters are likely to grow up to have weight problems, researchers reported Monday.
Legal, medical authorities baffled by railroad's genetic testing program
DALLAS -- A railroad's agreement to stop genetic testing on some of its injured workers has raised questions from medical ethicists and legal authorities, who are mystified why the company even considered the practice to begin with.
Brainerd residents saw Daytona crash in person
Debbie Niemeyer of Brainerd learned of the death of Dale Earnhardt, a seven-time NASCAR Winston Cup champion and the sport's biggest name, Sunday while shopping in a race souvenir store in Daytona, Fla.
Debaters work toward nationals
Sometimes it only takes the right partner to be successful.
The Brainerd Family YMCA will offer an American Heart Association cardiopulmonary resuscitation course Thursday. This course includes CPR for infants, children and adults.
Carly Grimm positioned her face with her hands to achieve a certain tone while warming up with Brainerd High School Vocal Director Mike Smith on Monday night. Brainerd School District fifth-graders have been rehearsing Monday nights since Jan. 8 to prepare for the 11th annual Elementary Honors Choir Project. The choir will perform with the high school choirs at 7:30 p.m. March 5 at Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, Brainerd.
Road access mulled
PEQUOT LAKES -- The main topic discussed at the Crow Wing/Cass County 371 corridor study group in Pequot Lakes recently was road access.
Curves for Women, a 30-minute fitness and weight loss center in Brainerd, will join the Curves "Food For Friends" nationwide food drive to benefit area food banks.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1981) - Brainerd city officials discussed ways the city could build a new fire hall. The problem is not simply building a new building. Number one problem is financing the project.
Pequot Lakes junior high school students told to cut back on hugging at school
PEQUOT LAKES -- One Pequot Lakes School administrator called it an "unnecessary behavior" demonstrated by Pequot junior high school students toward their classmates. Some teachers are taking action, disciplining students if they catch them doing it in the hallways.
Kixters miss out on state
For the first time in 21 years, the Brainerd Kixters did not make it to state competition.
International Eelpout Festival
Ryan Roland (left), Nick and Curt Eischens and Matt Roland made a sign Friday for their Beaver Lodge Saloon on Leech Lake for the 22nd annual International Eelpout Festival in Walker. (AP Photo)
Pierz school voters to go to polls
PIERZ -- Residents in the Pierz School District will head to the polls Tuesday to vote on a $5.53 million building bond issue.
This was Brainerd
60 years ago (1941)-Brainerd residents confined themselves as much as possible to their homes as Old Man Winter brought the coldest temperatures of 1941 to the city. A 26 degree below zero temperature was recorded here.
Firefighters battle 9,000-acre wildfire in Florida
POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) -- Firefighters battled early Monday to control a 9,000-acre wildfire in a dry swampy area in central Florida.
Two suspects in Dartmouth professors' deaths arrested
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) -- Two teen-agers wanted in the slaying of two Dartmouth College professors were taken into custody Monday, authorities said.
Bush dedicating museum devoted to Oklahoma bombing
CRAWFORD, Texas -- After a quiet weekend at his ranch, President Bush was spending his first Presidents Day in office opening a museum devoted to the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil.
Florida jury awards $500 million to Exxon gas station owners
MIAMI -- Exxon cheated 10,000 station owners out of $500 million over a 12-year period with inflated wholesale fuel prices, a federal court jury decided Tuesday.
Tax software recommended, unless you don't itemize
If God wrote the Ten Commandments, then Satan's literary work must be the U.S. Tax Code -- which is why this is the time of year that tax preparation software comes to mind.
Submarine captain refuses to talk to investigators about collision
HONOLULU -- A probe into the sinking of a Japanese fishing vessel by a U.S. submarine shouldn't be hampered by the submarine captain's refusal to talk to investigators, a National Transportation Safety Board spokesman said.
Study shows prisons filled at record pace in Clinton administration years
WASHINGTON -- Tough policies, more prisons, more police officers and longer sentences led to more Americans going to prison or jail during the Clinton administration than during any past administration, says a new report from a think tank.
Wind-driven wildfire consumes 11,000 acres
POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) -- A wildfire in central Florida has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes, the closure of part of a key east-west highway and the relocation of some prison inmates.
Suspects in Dartmouth slayings awaited lift, got police instead
NEW CASTLE, Ind. -- Waiting in the pre-dawn cold at a truck stop, two teen-agers wanted for the slayings of two popular Dartmouth College professors were expecting a lift from a truck driver.
Kilimanjaro's famed snows disappearing
SAN FRANCISCO -- The white ice atop Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, enshrined in literature and beloved by tourists, may be disappearing, the victim of a process shrinking mountain glaciers everywhere.
Court turns aside case on endangered species and private property
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court declined Tuesday to reopen the debate over the Endangered Species Act's impact on private landowners.
Clinton's explanation of pardon baffles critics
WASHINGTON -- Former President Clinton's latest explanation for his pardon of Marc Rich raises more questions than it answers, say critics intent on finding out whether political donations and connections aided the fugitive financier's cause.
FBI agent accused of spying for Russia
WASHINGTON -- An FBI agent reportedly assigned to spy on Russian government outposts in the United States was arrested and accused of conducting espionage for Moscow, the FBI said Tuesday. The White House said the allegations were disturbing.
Shuttle trying again for homecoming after an extra day in orbit
SPACE CENTER, Houston -- Bad weather on both coasts threatened to keep the space shuttle Atlantis in orbit another day.
Weather looks better for shuttle landing
SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) -- Early weather reports Tuesday indicated Mother Nature was finally being cooperative with efforts to bring the space shuttle Atlantis back to Earth after two days of delays.
Navy resumes underwater probe of ship
HONOLULU -- The Navy resumed inspection of a sunken Japanese ship after sidestepping earlier technical problems with a deep-sea robot.
Man suspected of killing attorney, friend had previous fight
AUSTIN (AP) -- The 23-year-old man suspected of killing retired attorney Richard Cotter and Cotter's friend before setting the house on fire had a fight with him nearly a year ago that led to his forcible removal from the house.
Report: Marine Corps omitted tests of Osprey
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Marine Corps cut tests of the V-22 Osprey aircraft that could have provided additional data on rapid descents that contributed to a crash that killed 19 Marines in April, says a new report by the General Accounting Office.
High court joins spirited debate in marijuana case
WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court justices joined a spirited debate Tuesday over whether law enforcement officials violated an Oregon man's constitutional rights when they used a heat-sensing device to find he was growing marijuana in his home.
Prisoner wins Powerball prize
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) -- Neil Gray has won $102,000 on Powerball -- The Game Show, but he can't spend it on much more than cigarettes and snacks.
Poll: Reagan, Kennedy, Lincoln get nod as 'greatest presidents'
WASHINGTON -- Ronald Reagan has joined John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln as those mentioned most often in a poll that asked Americans whom they regarded as the greatest president of the United States.
Spurs, 76ers keep winning; Grizzlies do, too
Nothing too surprising about the Philadelphia 76ers winning their fourth straight game, even on an off-day for Allen Iverson, or the San Antonio Spurs picking up their 12th victory in 13 outings.
Clemson does in Carolina 75-65
Clemson was on an eight-game losing streak, the last of which was the Tigers' worst loss in 45 years, and held last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with one league win.
XFL ratings plummet again
NEW YORK (AP) -- The XFL is losing viewers at a staggering rate.
McDaniel to stay with Vikings
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Linebacker Ed McDaniel agreed Monday to restructure his contract to stay with the Minnesota Vikings.
Hall of Famer Eddie Mathews dies at 69
SAN DIEGO -- Hall of Famer Eddie Mathews left a legacy that included so much more than 512 home runs and a reputation as a great third baseman.
Stingy night for goalies
NHL goalies weren't in a giving mood, and four of them gave up absolutely nothing.
Conference All Games
Williams checks into San Diego rehabilitation center
Ted Williams left New York and checked into the Sharp Memorial rehabilitation hospital in San Diego to continue his recovery from open-heart surgery less than five miles from the Hall of Famer's boyhood home.
Woods agrees with Cubs
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Kerry Wood, the 1998 NL Rookie of the Year award winner, agreed with the Chicago Cubs on a $1.94 million, one-year contract.
Sheffield sweepstakes begin
Gary Sheffield wants a new home, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are trying to find him one. The Baltimore Orioles, meanwhile, are hoping to hang on to their top slugger.
Tuesday, Feb. 20
Force bags Arizona triumph
CHANDLER, Ariz. -- John Force recorded his 93rd career Funny Car victory Sunday at the 17th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals at Firebird Raceway.
At Daytona International Speedway
Ila G. Norberg
LITTLE FALLS -- Ila G. Norberg, 74, Little Falls, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.
Lucy V. Schlumpberger
PIERZ -- Lucy V. Schlumpberger, 95, Pierz, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, at Pierz Villa.
Glen M. Jerviss
AITKIN -- Glen Myron Jerviss, 90, Aitkin, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin.
Neolene 'Nell' L. Lesmeister
Neolene "Nell" L. Lesmeister, 89, Brainerd, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
George Paul Bahr
BAXTER -- George Paul Bahr, 84, Baxter, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
John F. Miles
THOMASTON, Ga. -- John Franklin Miles, 85, Thomaston, Ga., died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at the Thomaston Health and Rehab in Thomaston.
Michael A. Knopik
LITTLE FALLS -- Michael A. Knopik, 78, Little Falls, formerly of Belle Prairie Township, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.
Joseph J. Kaminsky
IRONTON -- Joseph John Kaminsky, Ironton, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2001, at his home.
CROSSLAKE -- Karen Swanson, 61, Crosslake, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001.
STAPLES -- Gladys Adamietz, 82, Staples, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2001, at Greater Staples Care Center.
AITKIN -- Jerome Hoge, 69, Aitkin, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at St. Cloud Hospital.
PEQUOT LAKES -- Hannah Pies, 83, Pequot Lakes, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
CROSSLAKE -- Carol Swanson, 61, Crosslake, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Pearl Evelyn Ulm
NORTHFIELD -- Pearl Evelyn Ulm, 94, resident of Three Links Care Center, Northfield, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at the Three Links Care Center.
Jerome G. Hoge
AITKIN -- Jerome G. Hoge, 69, Aitkin, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at St. Cloud Hospital.
Dorothy L. Rush
PINE CITY -- Dorothy Leona Rush, 80, Pine City, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at Lakeside Medical Center in Pine City.
Evelyn Eastberg, 79, Brainerd, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Blanche Hedstrom, 75, Brainerd, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2001, at her home.
AITKIN -- Glen Jerviss, 90, Aitkin, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at Aicota Nursing Home in Aitkin.
Lucy V. Schlumpberger
PIERZ -- Lucy V. Schlumpberger, 95, Pierz, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, at St. Mary's Villa in Pierz.
Roman H. Euteneuer
LITTLE FALLS -- Roman H. Euteneuer, 85, resident of St. Otto's Care Center, Little Falls, formerly of Upsala, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2001, at the care center.
PEQUOT LAKES -- Hannah Pies, 83, Pequot Lakes, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
The following editorial appeared in Monday's Washington Post:
Iraq and your oil
As the Bush administration struggles to craft a policy beyond sporadic bombing for dealing with Iraq, it should look carefully at what's happening behind the scenes in the oil market, where Saddam Hussein's operatives have been working with shadowy oil traders to bust United Nations sanctions.
We'd like to thank the people of the Brainerd-Crow Wing County area for their hospitality in hosting the House Re
Mr. Clinton pardons himself
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post:
Pardons Congressional probe on pardon might encourage better judgment Many thought the cure to that political condition known as "Clinton Fatigue" would come to an end with Bill Clinton's exit from the White House.
Those weary souls who had read, seen and heard enough about Monica Lewinsky, Arkansas land deals and "travelgate" to last a lifetime, figured they'd be home free after George W. Bush's Jan. 20 swearing-in.
Cleaning up Clinton's mess
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post:
OTHER OPINIONS Election reform
Minnesota Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer has added to the flurry of election reforms being advanced across the country. It's proper to review systems in the wake of the disputed presidential count in Florida, but we worry that lawmakers and elections officials are being overzealous in suggested reforms with little regard to the core problem: uneducated and uninterested voters.
The 1984 Cable Communications Policy Act permitted municipalities to require cable operators to reserve channels for public, educational and government use.
Death at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Intimidator. Old Ironhead. Tough and unyielding, a winner on the racetrack and often sarcastic and calculating off of it.
To Brainerd man, crash 'didn't look that bad'
Rob Jewell of Brainerd, who was sitting 37 rows up from the Daytona 500 International Speedway finish line on Sunday, said the race cars were so loud he didn't hear Dale Earnhardt's final-lap crash on the final turn.
As Earnhardt vigils continue, more questions arise
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Fans gathered in a semicircle and held candles while they prayed as a day of mourning melted into a nighttime vigil outside the racetrack where Dale Earnhardt died.
Teams order head-and-neck safety devices
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- On the day after Dale Earnhardt's death, several NASCAR teams ordered a safety device designed to protect drivers from head and neck injuries.
Waltrip's big victory lost in tragedy
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The man Michael Waltrip wanted to please most, the great Dale Earnhardt, wasn't around to help him celebrate the biggest moment of his career.
Earnhardt died of head trauma, autopsy shows
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt died of blunt force injuries to the head, according to an autopsy completed Monday. But Dr. Thomas Parsons did not attempt to determine if a head and neck brace could have saved Earnhardt's life.
Bad weather lifts, polar explorers catch helicopter ride to waiting ship
MINNEAPOLIS -- Polar explorers Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen finally caught a helicopter ride to a ship waiting to help take them home Sunday, after a storm kept them grounded at McMurdo Station in Antarctica for around 18 hours.
Southwest State professor witnesses execution in Florida
MARSHALL (AP) -- Most people have an opinion on the death penalty. But how far would you go in support of that belief?
NWA gets a new boss
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- John H. Dasburg is stepping down as president and chief executive officer of Northwest Airlines for a return to the restaurant industry as the head of Burger King Corp., the airline announced Monday.
Suspect arrested in Austin deaths
AUSTIN (AP) -- Authorities early Saturday arrested a relative of an Austin attorney who was found dead in his burning home Thursday morning.
Land O'Lakes to buy Melrose cheese plant from Kraft
MELROSE (AP) -- Land O'Lakes Inc. announced Monday it has reached an agreement to buy the Kraft Foods Inc. cheese plant in Melrose.
University of Minnesota begins investigation of drinking death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The University of Minnesota is investigating the death of a freshman who apparently died of alcohol-related asphyxiation, school officials said Sunday.
Bjorklund sets Cal Poly scoring record
Cal Poly senior forward Chris Bjorklund of Brainerd became the school's all-time career scoring leader in a 93-89 men's basketball loss at California-Irvine Saturday night.
Gymnasts win 3rd straight 8AA title
Superior depth and balance, in virtually every sport, is usually sufficient to defeat an opponent that has one outstanding individual.
A fan bus to the Brainerd High School boys' hockey team's Section 7AA playoff game at Cloquet will leave 5 p.m. Thursday from the Brainerd Area Civic Center.
W-DC repeats as 7AA wrestling champ
GLENWOOD -- The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines defeated the Aitkin Gobblers 54-15 to repeat as champion in the Section 7AA wrestling tournament Saturday.
Concordia graduates to tangle
A class reunion will take place at 7:30 p.m. today when head coach Bill Larson takes his Pequot Lakes Patriots girls' basketball team to Wadena-Deer Creek to face college classmate Becky Woessner and the Wolverines.
Eden Valley-Watkins boys defeat Pierz
PIERZ -- The Pierz Pioneers boys' basketball team came up short in the fourth quarter and was defeated 55-51 by the Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles Monday in a Central Minnesota Conference game.
Grizzlies, Wolverines advance in 4A hockey
CROSBY -- The Crosby-Ironton/Aitkin Grizzlies skated to an 8-3 win over the Pequot Lakes Patriots in a Section 4A tournament game Saturday.
Bemidji wins Section 8, Class 3A wrestling title
FERGUS FALLS -- Top-seeded Bemidji defeated the No. 2 Little Falls Flyers 40-14 to win the Section 8, Class 3A wrestling championship Saturday.
Breckenridge girls defeat Staples-Motley 85-48
STAPLES -- The Staples-Motley Cardinal girls' basketball team was defeated 85-48 by Breckenridge Saturday.
Boys' hockey team ends regular season with 3 straight wins
Three straight wins to end the regular season are what the Brainerd Warriors boys' hockey team hopes will inspire them for the Section 7AA tournament, which opens Thursday.
Flyer boys bounce Bemidji
LITTLE FALLS -- The fourth-ranked Little Falls Flyers pasted Bemidji 81-57 in a non-conference boys' basketball game Saturday.
W-DC's Wood advances to Class A gym meet
PARK RAPIDS -- Wadena-Deer Creek's Kristi Wood was champion on the balance beam in the Section 8A gymnastics meet Saturday to qualify for the Class A state meet next weekend.
B-H/V returns to state wrestling tournament
Parkers Prairie -- With a 3-0 record, the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders claimed their third consecutive Section 7A wrestling championship Saturday.
Owls fly past Pequot girls
HANCOCK -- The ninth-ranked Hancock Owls outscored the Pequot Lakes Patriots 65-52 in a non-conference girls' basketball game Monday.
Gopher wrestlers edge Iowa 17-16
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa's fourth-ranked wrestling team fought back from a 14-0 deficit but could not score enough to win a dual meet, losing 17-16 to top-ranked Minnesota on Sunday.
Sharks' loss to Wild first in 11 road games
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild added another team jockeying for playoff position to their list of recent victims.
Vancouver hands Wolves fourth straight loss
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota is playing like a different team since the All-Star break.
Twins strength in their arms
FORT MEYERS, Fla. (AP) -- After their first official workout of spring training, the Minnesota Twins say their strength is in their arms.
Frozen at Finlandia
Dusty Olson of Duluth sported the look of the day Saturday at the Minnesota Finlandia Ski races at Buena Vista Ski Area, north of Bemidji. Temperatures stayed below zero throughout the day under bright skies and steady wind. (AP Photo)
Purdue women trounce Minnesota to clinch Big Ten title
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Another championship in the bag, yet it was not quite mission accomplished for No. 7 Purdue.
Twins prepare to open spring training
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- The doors to the Minnesota Twins' clubhouse inside Hammond Stadium officially opened Sunday for pitchers and catchers, with the full squad scheduled to report by Friday. That much is a certainty.
Race for MacNaughton Cup down to North Dakota, Gophers, St. Cloud State
With just two weeks left in the regular season, the race for the WCHA's MacNaughton Cup has come down to three teams: North Dakota, Minnesota and St. Cloud State.
Gophers win for third time in 30 years at Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Michigan Wolverines knew what was coming, but they couldn't do anything about it.
State forecast for south dakota national weather service sioux falls sd 405 am cst tue feb 20 2001
Today...Mostly sunny north. Decreasing clouds south with a chance of flurries far south. Highs from the single digits northeast to the 20s southwest.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers or flurries mainly north. Highs in the mid to upper 20s northwest to the mid to upper 30s southeast.
Weather drawing by Breanna Guderjohn in the Riverside School third-grade class of Mrs. Meyer.
Sliding down the hill
Weather drawing by Kaytlyn Wynn of Mrs. Ahlers' third grade class at Lincoln school.
Iowa state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy. Highs from the lower 30s north to middle 40s southwest.
Minnesota state forecast national weather service twin cities/Chanhassen mn 445 am cst tue feb 20 2001
Wind chill advisory northwest today...
State forecast for North Dakota
This afternoon...Partly sunny with widely scattered flurries. Highs in the teens and lower 20s.
Iowa state forecast national weather service des moines ia 415 am cst tue feb 20 2001
This morning...Cloudy with flurries. This afternoon...Turning colder with decreasing clouds. Highs from the teens northwest to around 30 southeast.
The Weather Elsewhere
State forecast for north dakota national weather service bismarck nd 400 am cst tue feb 20 2001
Wind chill advisory east and north central north dakota today...
Minnesota state forecast
This afternoon...Partly to mostly cloudy. Highs from the teens north to the lower 30s southeast. Tonight...Turning colder. A chance of light snow southwest. Lows from 15 below north to around 10 above south.
Wisconsin state forecast national weather service milwaukee/Sullivan wi 430 am cst tue feb 20 2001
Today...Snow showers developing in the lake superior snowbelt. Otherwise sunny. Colder with highs from the single digits northwest to the upper 20s far southeast.
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow northwest this afternoon. Highs from the 20s northeast to the 40s southwest.
Names and faces
ATLANTA (AP) -- Jane Fonda said she learned recently that "good enough is good enough" and had overcome a quarter-century battle with anorexia and bulimia.
Names and faces
BOSTON (AP) -- Pop singer James Taylor has tied the knot with longtime girlfriend Caroline "Kim" Smedvig.
Valuable advice for man required to buy costly ring
DEAR ABBY: I must respond to "On the Spot in Florida," whose girlfriend announced her requirements for an engagement ring. You said it showed she was more interested in what she could get than in the man.
Rioting prisoners take thousands hostage in Brazil
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Authorities said they were reining in prison riots that spread across Brazil after inmates at Latin America's largest jail took nearly 8,000 visitors and guards hostage.
Spy chief videos reveal corrupt core of Fujimori government
LIMA, Peru -- Covert videotapes starring Peru's fugitive ex-spy chief seem to show clearly how he spent years paving the way for former President Alberto Fujimori's tainted re-election to a third term with persuasion, political subversion and graft.
Report paints grim picture of floods, drought, suffering
GENEVA -- Tropical island paradises and glistening Alpine skiing retreats may be lost to future generations, while melting ice caps in polar regions could unleash climate changes that would continue for centuries, according to a U.N. report released Monday.
Yugoslavia urges NATO action against militants after deadly blast
LUCANE, Yugoslavia -- Clashes between ethnic Albanian rebels and Serbian security forces flared Monday in a tense southern region bordering Kosovo, a day after an explosion ripped through a police van killing three Serb officers.
Twelve Russian soldiers killed in Chechnya
NAZRAN, Russia -- Twelve Russian soldiers were killed in fighting in Chechnya, while Russia bombed suspected rebel targets in the mountains, an official said Tuesday.
Rescue workers fail to find missing crash victims in Myanmar
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Rescue workers failed on Tuesday to find 14 people missing in a helicopter crash that killed the No. 4 general in Myanmar's ruling military junta -- the worst tragedy to befall the junta in its 12 years in power.
Planned end of Mir sparks protests in Russia
MOSCOW -- On the 15th anniversary of the Mir space station, scientists and others protested Tuesday against the planned end of what was once the symbol of Russia's space glory.
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