The following students were named to the fall semester dean's list at Bemidji State University:
Chris and Lyndsey (Anderson) Olson, Eagan, a girl, Alexis Lynn, 6 pounds, 9 ounces, Feb. 9, 2007. Grandparents are Gene and Lynn Anderson, Brainerd, and Bruce and Janet Olson, Swanville. Great-grandparents are Vi Anderson, Brainerd, Dennis and Wynn Tuholsky, St. Cloud, and Esther Stanek, Little Falls.
Crow Wing court
The following recently appeared in Crow Wing District Court:
Rash of burglaries investigated
The Todd, Stearns and Morrison county sheriff's departments have investigated at least 26 burglaries since Jan. 10 and many of the burglaries appear to be connected, the Todd County Sheriff's Department reported.
WALKER - The following appeared recently in Cass County District Court:
Sun smiles on area parades
CROSSLAKE - Crosslake was the place to be Saturday for the St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Irish eyes were smiling
Grand marshal Julie Sulivan waved to the crowd while her husband, John Sullivan, also grand marshal, handed out candy to children along the parade route Saturday at the downtown Brainerd St. Patrick's Day parade. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
"I want you to be clear here: Don't go dropping it at the president's door."
Thelma keeps the buses going
Thelma Roberts of Baxter is the woman behind the scenes that makes the Brainerd and Crow Wing County Public Transit buses go round and round.
ST. PAUL - Rep. Al Doty, DFL-Royalton, and Rep. John Ward, DFL-Brainerd, said they were pleased with the House DFL budget plan that was released Friday. The measure, DFLers said, would improve schools, give health insurance to uninsured children and provide property tax relief.
This was Brainerd
March 19 - 40 years ago (1967) - Meth Porwoll starting with a spare, and following with 11 strikes, fashioned a 290 middle game in a 673 series for two new records in the Sportsmen's Bowling League at Club LaGuyal Monday.
Standing tall in Crosslake
Deryk Enlund, part of the Build-All Lumber Co. Float, was easily the tallest man in the St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday in Crosslake. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
Forestview student groups answer the call for March food drive
BAXTER - The Forestview Middle School Student Council and Builders Club brought in 7,633 items weighing 6,449 pounds.
Leonard Rakow Jr.
LITTLE FALLS - Leonard "Sunny" Rakow Jr., age 51, of Little Falls, Minn.
Roger W. Crocker
PEQUOT LAKES - Roger W. Crocker, age 72, of Pequot Lakes, passed away Friday, March 16, 2007, at his home.
Dennis Ohlsson, age 79, of Brainerd, passed away early Saturday morning at the St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
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Virginia M. Maunu
PARK RAPIDS - Virginia M. Maunu, age 76, formerly of Backus, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2007, at Heritage Living Center, Park Rapids.
LITTLE FALLS - George Suska, 85-year-old resident of Little Falls, Minn., died Sunday, March 18, 2007, at St. Otto's Care Center in Little Falls, Minn.
The question about the BDM Properties project's impact on area wells is just one of the many problems.
Warriors finish fourth at state
Finishing fourth in the state tournament Saturday at Bloomington Jefferson High School wasn't the only award the Brainerd Warriors adapted floor hockey team brought home.
Kennedy has tenth-place finish
Senior diver Shaun Kennedy, a Brainerd High graduate, became Minnesota's first All-American diver since 2001, finishing with a strong 10th-place finish on the platform at the NCAA Championships with a career-best score of 370.35 in the consolation final.
The Pequot Lakes Patriots will compete in the Class 2A state boys' basketball quarterfinals 5 p.m. Thursday at Williams Arena on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis.
Ebert, Abrahamson clinch WPSA titles
LAKE GENEVA, Wis. Dan Ebert, Kylie Abrahamson, and Earl Reimer clinched the Riders' Championship in their respective classes after Saturday's WPSA PowerSports Snowmobile Tour Nielsen Enterprise Grand Finale.
At center ice with former W-DC player Andrew Stearns
Andrew Stearns was an offensive force for Wadena-Deer Creek hockey. For the Wolverines he scored more than 100 points in his prep career before heading to juniors. He spent three years at juniors before going to University of Wisconsin-Superior. After one season at UW-Superior, he transferred to University of Wisconsin-Stout and settled in for three seasons.
Thinking of our troops
Weather drawing by Cameron Young in the Riverside third grade of Mrs. Meyer.
State forecast for S.D.
Today...A period of cloudiness south this morning...Otherwise partly cloudy to mostly sunny. Highs from the mid 30s far northeast...To near 60 far southwest.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...A chance of snow showers far north and near lake superior. Decreasing cloudiness from west to east. Highs in the low 30s north to around 50 south. Tonight...Clear or partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers near lake superior during the evening. Lows from around 5 above far north to the mid 20s far south.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...A few morning flurries northwest...Otherwise partly sunny
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Mostly cloudy in the south and east early...Then gradually
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