Math Masters participants from Forestview Middle School were Grace Bymark (front), Jordynn Beckman (row two, left), Greta Gilbertson, Katy Etterman, Tara Saley, Michael Smith, Lucas Noir, Jordan Hulsether (row 3, left), Courtney Tusler, Rachael Howard, Jordan Rohde, Michael Terry and Donovan Johnson.
MOTLEY -- A 13-year-old Brainerd boy was injured in a four-wheeler accident about 5 p.m. Sunday on Highway 64, the Cass County Sheriff's Department reported.
IT'S FIRE SEASON
Firefighters from the DNR responded about 2:15 p.m. Sunday to a grass fire in Becker Township in Cass County, near Highway 64 north of Motley.
'No one came near'
Brainerd area religious leaders and their congregations Sunday reflected upon the life and passing of Pope John Paul II.
This was Brainerd
APRIL 4 - 30 years ago (1975) - More than 50 basketball trophies and plaques from Brainerd's athletic past are gathering dust in storage under the library. The main complication in building a new trophy case is a shortage of money.
Sign in, please, Chuck
Without ever having to say a word, Chuck Hanson has been dispensing bits of wisdom to those passing through Brainerd the past 10 years.
"While this is a day of tremendous sadness, it is also a day of gratitude for a simple and humble life that touched the whole world. His legacy of service and faith should inspire us all."
Gay activists mobilize to make a deadly drug 'uncool'
Once a scourge only in scattered pockets of America, methamphetamine is now fueling an epidemic that has branched out from the West through the heartland states, into cities, suburbs and hamlets nationwide. At least 12 million Americans have tried meth, one of the most addictive of all illegal drugs. This story is another in a series examining meth's toll.
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Wayne F. Eigenheer
Wayne "Ike" F. Eigenheer, 75, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2005.
Morris R. Allord
FORT RIPLEY -- Morris R. Allord, age 85, resident of Fort Ripley, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Ardella M. Weinhold
BENSON -- Ardella M. Weinhold, age 78, of Benson, Minn. and formerly of Brainerd, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2005, at the Meadow Lane Health Care Center in Benson.
STAPLES -- Nora Kuhnert, age 77, of Staples, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at the Lakewood Health Care Center in Staples.
LAKE SHORE -- Mabel Schultz, age 80, resident of Lake Shore, died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at her home.
Lorna M. Koehn
UPSALA -- Lorna M. Koehn, age 78, of Upsala, died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at St. Cloud Hospital.
MOTLEY -- Marcella Jenkins, age 83, of Motley, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples, where she resided the last four years.
It's time to stand up and support your elected school board. Last year Education Minnesota spent $980,000 lobbying in St. Paul. You would think this same union could spend some money on their own audit of the C-I District. Perhaps their own auditor could see that the money is not available for the retirement benefits.
Szymanski, Patriots fall in season opener
MINNEAPOLIS -- Despite getting four hits, including two doubles, three runs and two RBI from Bryce Szymanski, the Pequot Lakes Patriots baseball team fell 17-10 to Fargo Shanley (N.D.) Saturday at the Metrodome.
Flyers' Stoltman, Farber victorious
ST. CLOUD -- Little Falls' Jonathan Stoltman and Alex Farber each won an event while Brainerd's 4x100-meter relay team was the top place winner for the Warriors at the Huskie Classic track and field meet Saturday at St. Cloud State University.
Bielke, Hartje lead Warriors
ST. CLOUD -- Brainerd's Jenni Bielke and Ally Hartje each won events to lead the Warriors at the season opening Huskie Classic track and field meet Saturday at St. Cloud State University.
Upcoming sporting events
'Bullet' rides on
DEERWOOD -- Anthony Bonsante's Hollywood star just got a little brighter.
Where is all the snow
Weather drawing by Brianna Beach in the Lowell fifth grade of Mrs. Gardner.
State forecast for S.D.
High wind watch west tuesday...
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s northeast to mid 80s far
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy...With a chance of showers and
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly sunny south. Partly to mostly cloudy north with a
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. Highs in the 60s to around 70. Cooler near the great lakes.
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