The deadline to apply for the Evelyn Lenander Education Scholarship Program is May 15. The scholarship program supports students pursuing an elementary education degree. Several scholarships of up to $2,500 will be awarded. College students are encouraged to apply if they have completed two years of college and have been accepted into the elementary education field.
Eric Joseph Bridge, 29, Mankato, was sentenced for felony theft by false representation to 17 days jail, placed on five years supervised probation and fined $500.
Jeffrey and Amanda (Larson) Redning, Staples, a girl, Kathryn Rose, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, Feb. 18, 2005. Grandparents are Charles T. Larson Sr., Katie Larson, Bill Marth and Louann (Redning) Crimmins.
Two racers were injured when their snowmobiles collided during the WSA HIllcross Series snowmobile racing event Sunday at Ski Gull.
Keep in touch with area legislators in St. Paul
Rep. Paul Gazelka.
"I just remember crawling on the carpet and just praying, screaming out and praying."
This was Brainerd
100 years ago (1905) - Brainerd is already getting considerable advertising out of the baseball agitation and the season has not opened yet.
Young skaters put on a show
The Vacationland Figure Skating Club Badge 1A skaters Kaytlin Sunde (left), Emily Osterloh, Serena Rubio, Alexis Weston and Mariah Weise performed "This Land is your Land" Saturday at the Brainerd Area Civic Center.
Talks continue late into night
The Crosby-Ironton School Board and the C-I Teachers' Union Negotiation Committee met in a lengthy mediation session Sunday.
Mildred F. Waller
Mildred F. Waller, age 85, resident of Brainerd, Minn., passed away Friday, March 11, 2005, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Gertrude M. Litchy
LITTLE FALLS -- Gertrude Marie Litchy, 103, of Little Falls, Minn., died Friday, March 11, 2005, at St. Otto's Care Center.
Edna Erickson, age 91, Brainerd, died early Saturday morning, March 12, 2005, at the Bethany Good Samaritan Care Center.
UPSALA -- Anne Michels, age 80, of Upsala, Minn., died suddenly Saturday, March 12, 2005, at the St. Cloud Hospital of natural causes.
Ray M. Norberg
LITTLE FALLS -- Ray M. Norberg, 77-year-old life-long resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, March 12, 2005, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.
Esther Anna Richards
DEERWOOD -- Esther Anna Richards, age 82, of Deerwood, died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby.
MOTLEY -- Linnea (Vick) Weckop, age 92, of Motley, died Saturday morning, March 12, 2005, at the Staples Care Center.
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LEADER -- Ruth Boyer, age 90, of the Leader area, died Friday evening, March 11, 2005, at the Staples Hospital.
Bertha M. Phillips
SARTELL -- Bertha M. Phillips, age 77, of Sartell, Minn., formerly of McGregor and Duluth, died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at the Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell, Minn.
Isabell A. Strack
PIERZ -- Isabell A. Strack, age 94, of the Pierz Villa, died Early Saturday morning, March 12, 2005.
Thirty years ago my wife had a miscarriage. The doctor informed us that smoking more than likely caused the babies death. This baby was one of the 141,000 miscarriages due to parental smoking each year. These deaths go unnoticed yet the 35,000 people who are shot each year make the front page and TV news each night.
Jordan Sherwood of Pine River, Nels Danielson of Brainerd and Simon Stricker of Pine River collected victories at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs WSA Hillcross Sunday on Ski Gull.
Patriots' title bid falls short
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Pequot Lakes Patriots needed a perfect game to capture the Class 2A state girls basketball title.
Pequot tries to play above 'poll' position
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Pequot Lakes Patriots tried to 'poll' one over on the Rochester Lourdes Eagles.
Rooting in a losing cause
Pequot Lakes Patriots fans Todd Woefel (left) and Kurtis Moody reacted in the waning moments of the Patriots loss to Rochester Lourdes Saturday in the Class 2A championship game at the state girls' basketball tournament at Target Center in Minneapolis.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow. Highs 14
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers west. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered flurries or light snow showers east. Highs from the lower 20s far northeast...To the mid 30s south.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with scattered flurries
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries. Highs from the low 20s north to the mid 30s south.
Look under the house
Weather drawing by Allie Morris of Mrs. Meyer's third grade class at Riverside school.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Mostly cloudy with scattered flurries. Highs from the
Miss Brainerd Lakes pageant meeting Wednesday
There will be an information meeting for the 2005 Miss Brainerd Lakes Scholarship Pageant 4 p.m. Wednesday at "The White House" in between Brainerd High School and Mississippi Horizons.
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