Two Brainerd High School seniors, Carmen Cummings and Kellen Riley, have received the National Forensic League's Academic All-American Award.
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle collision at 6:34 p.m. Saturday on the ramp leading from Highway 371 to Business Highway 371, the State Patrol reported.
BURGLARY -- It was reported Sunday that Lovens Auto in Swanville was broken into. Several boxes of beef sticks, car batteries and an undisclosed amount of money were taken. Anyone with information regarding this burglary is asked to call the Morrison County Sheriff's Department at (320) 632-9233.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded 9:42 a.m. Sunday to Heritage Assembly of God in Baxter for what turned out to be a false alarm.
LITTLE FALLS -- Four people were arrested in two separate incidents involving methamphetamine Tuesday in Little Falls, the Morrison County Sheriff's Department reported.
C-I advances in basketball playoffs
GRAND RAPIDS -- The Crosby-Ironton Rangers boys' basketball team advanced to the Section 7, Class 2A semifinals by eliminating the Aitkin Gobblers 53-51 Saturday at the Grand Rapids High School.
Second Pot O' Gold treasure hunt clue listed
CROSSLAKE -- Following is the second clue in Crosslake's Pot O' Gold treasure hunt to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
"The smart money is always against success and progress in the Middle East, but if you look around the region there are four or five positive trends. If even one or two of these go forward, it is significant."
Penny-wise students open piggy banks to fight cancer, aid troops
Big-hearted Franklin Junior High School opened piggy banks and sacrificed their own candy purchases to help a cancer society and area troops serving overseas.
This was Brainerd
80 years ago (1925) - Brainerd was eliminated in the first round of the tournament at Aitkin, when they lost a heart-breaker to Crosby-Ironton by a score of 15 to 8.
When used in drug courts across the nation, tackling crime with teamwork has successfully lowered rates of drug-addicted criminals who become repeat offenders.
Obituary notices are charged at 34 cents a word, exclusive of the first 125 words, which are free. A $10 fee is charged for a half-column photograph. To place an obituary in the Dispatch, consult the funeral home handling arrangements.
Esther Erickson (Savidge), age 84, resident of Brainerd, passed away Friday, March 4, 2005, in Colorado Springs, Colo., at her daughter's home. She is survived by her husband, Bror.
Calvin L. Engholm
MERRIFIELD -- Calvin L. Engholm, 48, Merrifield, passed away Friday, March 4, 2005, at his home in Merrifield.
Gary R. Shake
MOTLEY -- Gary R. Shake, age 62, of Motley, died Friday evening, March 4, 2005, at his home.
I'm writing to support our teachers because this strike has brought back years of hurt, tears and disappointment. My husband was a school teacher and we heard the same remarks every year at negotiation time. These retired teachers fought hard for raises that would help struggling young families buy homes, acquire decent health insurance and pay off their student loans, etc.
What do you think?
Write us a letter or send us an e-mail
Flyers settle for sixth
MINNEAPOLIS -- Sixth place is better than no place. The Little Falls Flyers boys' hockey team should appreciate that following a 9-1 defeat administered by the Albert Lea Tigers in the consolation championship game of the Class 1A state tournament Saturday morning at Mariucci Arena.
BHS falls to defending champs
Defending state champion and unbeaten Dakota United of Rosemount scored four second-period goals on its way to an 8-1 victory over the Brainerd Warriors in adapted floor hockey Saturday at Riverside Elementary School in Brainerd.
Mehr caps busy meet with honors
MINNEAPOLIS -- The 50-yard freestyle in swimming is a blink-an-eye-and-you'll-miss-it type of race. All a swimmer has to do is hiccup and he could quickly plummet from contention.
Class 1A Section 4
Upcoming sporting events
Rangers rally past rivals
GRAND RAPIDS -- Don't ask Brett Dickie what the word quit means because he doesn't know.
LF looks to regroup, repeat
MINNEAPOLIS -- Regardless of how the Minnesota State High School League realigns sections for the 2005-06 school year, the Little Falls Flyers have to be one of the favorites to repeat as Section 4, Class 1A boys' hockey champions.
S-M coach's bid for 600 denied
COLLEGEVILLE -- Victory No. 600 for Staples-Motley Cardinals boys' basketball coach Lynn Peterson will have to wait until the 2005-06 season.
PL, Pillager, Pierz ousted
GRAND RAPIDS -- No Pequot Lakes player was in double figures as the Patriots were defeated by Deer River 70-50 in the quarterfinals of the Section 7, Class 2A boys' basketball tournament Saturday.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Colder. Scattered snow flurries east...Then decreasing
State forecast for Iowa
Wind advisory for much central and northern iowa this morning...
State forecast for S.D.
Wind advisory southeast this morning...
State forecast for Minnesota
Wind advisory this morning for west central...Southwest and south
Wisconsin state forecast
Lake effect snow warning in effect until midnight cst tuesday for ashland and iron counties...
Hey, my snowman!
Weather drawing by Kylie Halverson of Mr. Meyer's fourth grade class at Lowell school.
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.