Fourth-graders at Lowell Elementary School raised $110 to purchase 24 quilts for the community.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a report of a car fire about 12:54 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of South Ninth Street in Brainerd. The vehicle turned out to have a broken radiator hose.
WALKER -- The following appeared recently in Cass County District Court:
Bills draw action Measusres on bear hunting, tourism heard
ST. PAUL -- Senators and representatives were busy presenting legislation at the Capitol last week. Bills addressing bear hunting, tourism and homeless shelters were heard.
Grand Rapids DFLer busy on outdoor issues Saxhaug guides bills on DNR, logging
ST. PAUL -- One of his greatest travel experiences was a trip to Norway with his family. Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, enjoys adventures.
CONSUMER HOW-TO CHOOSE A PHYSICIAN
Sooner or later everyone gets sick, so sooner or later everyone needs a doctor.
CONSUMER HOW-TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT MATTRESS
Good health and sleep are closely linked. Just as we improve our eating habits for better health, we should also improve our sleep habits for better health. Sleep debt is a costly problem in our society, both fiscally and physically.
CONSUMER HOW-TO CHOOSE A PHARMACIST
If you're like most people, you didn't choose a pharmacist, you chose a pharmacy for your medication needs. Your pharmacist is a very important part of your health care team and should be chosen carefully. In between doctor visits, your pharmacist can be an important resource for you. This is especially true if you are using multiple medications or need help with products such as blood glucose meters, asthma inhalers, or other special care items.
CONSUMER HOW-TO CHOOSE A CREDIT UNION
WHAT IS A CREDIT UNION?
CONSUMER HOW-TO CHOOSE NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING
CONSUMER HOW-TO BE SAFE WHILE OPERATING LAWN & GARDEN EQUIPMENT
For some, lawn work is enjoyable work, creating a yard that makes you feel proud when you drive up to your home. When operating equipment, a number of safety tips should be kept in mind:
CONSUMER HOW-TO HOW TO BUY A BOAT
The first thing to consider when boat shopping is the dealership where you will make your purchase. The dealership should be representative of a successful business. It should be clean, appear organized, have a large amount of inventory and most of all have friendly and knowledgeable associates ready to help you.
CONSUMER HOW-TO CHOOSE AN ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY FOR SENIORS
As our nation's population ages, assisted living facilities are a rapidly growing healthcare option for seniors who need help caring for themselves or are no longer able to live alone.
CONSUMER HOW-TO PRE-PLAN YOUR FUNERAL
When someone we love dies, there are varying stages of anger, confusion and numbness. The funeral is one of the most significant means we have of dealing with grief. The funeral ritual helps us focus our emotions and brings a sense of meaning to death. It confirms the reality of death and provides a catalyst for mourners to begin talking about the deceased. Experts tell us that being able to talk about the life of the deceased loved one is one of the first steps toward accepting death.
CONSUMER HOW-TO SELECT A PRIVATE SCHOOL
Parents who want their children to attend a non-public school typically have many options. Private schools generally fall into a few basic categories, but there are many differences among schools in each category. General categories include religious schools, independent schools, and proprietary schools. The vast majority of private schools fall into the first category, and are associated with a particular religion or religious faith. Independent schools have no official affiliation with a church or faith, and proprietary schools exist to make a profit.
CONSUMER HOW-TO CHOOSE A MORTGAGE LENDER
When choosing a mortgage lender, the first thing one usually thinks of is getting the lowest interest rate available. While interest rates are important, there are other notable considerations, such as choosing a lender you can trust and work with.
CONSUMER HOW-TO CHOOSE A CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Plan, research and visit to find the right campus for your family.
How do you select a Christian school for your child? You begin with a visit to the campus with your child. You follow up with a personal interview. You talk with friends, former and current students, and ultimately, you try to create a "match" between the financial, academic, athletic, cultural and spiritual programs offered and the needs of your child. Finding the right school for your child requires doing a lot of homework - and a little bit of legwork. So plan early and consider the following points.
CONSUMER HOW-TO CHOOSE A REALTOR
WHO IS A REALTOR
CONSUMER HOW-TO DECORATE WITH WOOD
WHEN IS WOOD RIGHT FOR MY HOME?
New at BIR
Brainerd International Raceway is adding two events this season. Read more about this season in Tuesday's Dispatch.
When it comes to copying costs, counties differ
The cost of a copy of a county document in area counties has been questioned.
BACK FROM BOSNIA
Mike Brethorst saw many incredible things while serving as an Army military intelligence officer on a recent nine-month tour of duty in Bosnia.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1984) - The owner of the former Chaz's Restaurant announced plans today to remodel the former popular downtown dining spot into rental space for fashion clothing shops. Isaacs recently purchased the building located at Sixth and Laurel Streets.
Henry A. Welle
LASTRUP -- Henry A. Welle, age 88, a resident of Lastrup, Minn., passed away Saturday, March 27, 2004, at the Pierz Villa.
Franklin J. Mudick
HACKENSACK -- Franklin John Mudick, age 79, of Hackensack, died Sunday, March 28, 2004, in Hackensack. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home in Pine River.
LITTLE FALLS -- Carrol DeNio, age 79, of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Sunday, March 28, 2004, at his home in Little Falls. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.
BACKUS -- Rose Jansen, age 87, of Backus, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1916, in Becker County, Minn., to Anton and Mary (Misek) Steffel.
David D. Lofgren
NISSWA -- David D. Lofgren, age 80, of Round Lake, Nisswa, Minn., died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at his home in Nisswa. David was born in Hoffman, Minn., April 29, 1923, to Alfred and Anna (Dahl) Lofgren. He married Joan Kloos June 18, 1950. He was
Jeffrey D. Sanderson
LITTLE FALLS -- Jeffrey D. Sanderson, age 24, of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Friday, March 26, 2004, in Hatachi, Japan.
In response to the Brainerd Dispatch article Sunday indicating there remains one last hurdle for Wal-Mart in their Super Center project, I can say that the last hurdle is critical to those of us who live in south Baxter and Perch lake and probably beyond.
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Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly or mostly cloudy. A chance of rain or snow showers northwest. A chance of afternoon rain showers south and east. Highs in the upper 30s northwest to upper 50s southeast.
State forecast for north dakota
...Flood warning northeast through 6 pm cst today...
Look at all the stars!
Weather drawing by Kalee Nelson of Sharon Jendro's first grade class at Lowell school.
State forecast for iowa
.Today...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms
State forecast for minnesota
.Today...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers north. A chance of
State forecast for south dakota
Wind advisory through 7 pm mst for the western plains...
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