Kristen Doucette, Fort Ripley, was accepted for admission to Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, for the 2008-09 academic year.
STAPLES - A 36-year-old rural Staples man was arrested Wednesday for burglary, possession of stolen property and fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, reported the Todd County Sheriff's Office.
Barnes, Amy L. and James R.
Victim of ATV crash identified
The 21-year-old Albertville man who died after being thrown from an all-terrain vehicle Saturday on Birchdale Road near Brainerd International Raceway north of Baxter has been identified as Joseph Bongaarts.
The following recently appeared in Crow Wing District Court:
"I'm too scared to jump. I'm always cold."
When Lara Parkin was studying to become a certified athletic trainer she was told it would be unusual if she ever had to treat an athlete who had suffered a subdural hematoma (bleeding between the brain and skull).
'THAT WAS SO DUMB'
BREEZY POINT - "People in Minnesota are crazy" and "That was so dumb" were a few sayings said by people who were running to the hot tub and warming tents Saturday after they plunged into Pelican Lake at Breezy Point Resort.
This was Brainerd
MARCH 10 - 80 years ago (1928) -Brainerd opened the portals that lead into the finals tonight at the Regional Basketball Tournament by defeating Glenwood by a score of 25 to 16. The outstanding man on the floor was Frank Wise, Brainerd's right forward.
Group strives to save music from school dist. cuts
A group of community members is working to raise $100,000 to save music programs in the Brainerd School District.
Taking the plunge
Amy Sofie (left) and Nikki Sammons from the Harlem Dodgeball team hit the water with a splash Saturday during the third annual Polar Plunge at Breezy Point Resort. Plungers raised $62,500 for the Special Olympics Minnesota. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Adeline M. Spilman
STAPLES - Adeline M. Spilman, age 79, of Staples, passed away at the Bloomington Care Center on Sunday, March 9, 2008.
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Mabel E. Sundstrom
LITTLE FALLS - Mabel E. Sundstrom, 79-year-old resident of Little Falls, passed away Friday, March 7, at the Albany Area Hospital.
Sabino A. Bruno
Sabino A. "Tony" Bruno, age 80, passed away peacefully Friday, March 7, 2008, at his home in Brainerd.
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On Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, I joined a very large crowd at Tornstrom Auditorium for the "Celebrating Dreams" concert. What a wonderful and inspiring event this was. It showcased very talented area musicians, ranging in age from 13 - 55 years, some of who were performing for the very first time. Many of them performed material they had composed and written themselves. The talent exhibited by all 13 of these performers was remarkable.
BHS drops finale
The 2007-08 regular season came to an end Saturday night with the Brainerd Warriors honoring their seniors and hosting the first-place St. Cloud Tech Tigers.
LaVallee reaches a peak
Longville's Levi LaVallee couldn't have asked for anything better during the BIR National this weekend at Brainerd International Raceway.
Ben Hanowski sparks Flyers to fifth
MINNEAPOLIS - Ben Hanowski's four goals sparked the Little Falls Flyers to fifth place in the Class 1A state boys' hockey tournament Saturday with a 7-3 victory over the Mankato West Scarlets.
Send-off for New York-bound teams
Michael Hopps, a geography instructor at Central Lakes College, wished George Washington of the Raiders' basketball team good luck at a send-off Monday for the CLC men's and women's teams. Both squads left on chartered buses bound for New York, where they are each competing in eight-team National Junior College Athletic Association championship tournaments this week. The men are headed for Delhi. The women are en route to Utica.
The Brainerd Warriors have been seeded sixth in the Section 8-4A boys' basketball tournament and will play at No. 3 Buffalo at 7 p.m. Thursday in the quarterfinals.
Trio helps Staples-Motley advance
STAPLES - Jordan Riewer's 23 points led three Cardinals with 20 or more as the No. 2-seeded Staples-Motley boys' basketball team easily beat No. 7 West Central 88-61 in the West Subsection 6-2A quarterfinals Saturday.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Sunny. Highs in the lower 30s to lower 40s.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. Highs in the low to mid 30s.
Seeing some green
Weather drawing by Kyle Hensel of Ms. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs 35 northeast to 60 southwest.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Partly cloudy in the morning. Becoming mostly sunny.
State forecast for S.D.
Tonday...Sunny and warmer. Highs near 40 east to the mid 60s west.
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