Danyel Cox-Tysk and Cole Stegora were named March students of the month at the Area Education Center.
BHS softball team's 'great promoter'
Gary Jensen became involved in the Brainerd Warriors fast-pitch softball team like most do, as a parent attending games to watch his daughters compete.
Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace held a vigil from Saturday afternoon at Highways 210 and 371 in Baxter, reminding motorists of the continued military involvement in the Middle East.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1990)
Planting trees - from the air
Within a matter of minutes Thursday, a 20-acre parcel off Barbeau Road north of Brainerd that was clear-cut of its jack pine last fall was completely reseeded.
Brainerd High School prom
Brainerd High School's prom was held Saturday in the gynamsium at the high school.
Tornado drills highlight Severe Weather Week
Cass and Crow Wing counties will participate in two tornado drills Thursday as part of Severe Weather Week.
Very seldom do we go out there and say, 'Uh oh, we got too many trees.'
BREEZY POINT - Robert Funk, 82, of Breezy Point, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2010, at home.
Pearl V. Bauman
AITKIN - Pearl V. Bauman, age 76, of Aitkin, formerly of St. Paul, died Thursday, April 14, 2010, at her residence near Aitkin.
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Robert B. Fletcher
EMILY - Robert Bruce Fletcher, age 69, of Emily, died April 16, 2010, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
BAXTER - Eldon Peter, 82, of Baxter, passed away early Sunday morning, April 18, 2010, at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
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Open Forum: Replace all Washington D.C. politicians
To answer the Open Forum writer from Brainerd, I hope, and maybe some others.
The virtues of patience
WASHINGTON - We are beginning to learn that the Obama presidency will be an era of substantial but deferred accomplishments - perhaps always to be accompanied by a sense of continuing crisis. His vaunted cool allows him to wait without impatience and to endure without visible despair. It asks the same of his constituents.
Raiders sweep Vermilion
Ashly Erickson earned two victories and the Central Lakes Raiders combined for 41 hits in their 16-4, 13-1 sweep of Vermilion Sunday
Senior captain Molly Hoppe hopes to make the most of her last shot to make the Class 3A state tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
Pine River-Backus third in tournament
Pillager captures multiple firsts
PIPESTONE - Shane White, Tony Davison and Wesley DeLong were all double winners and combined with Jacob Weizenneger to lead Pillager's 4x200-meter relay to victory Saturday at the Pipestone Invite.
Staples-Motley off to hot start
PARK RAPIDS - Jordan Riewer struck out 10, walked four and allowed seven hits and two earned runs to pitch the Staples-Motley Cardinals to a 5-2 victory over Park Rapids in the championship game of the Park Rapids tournament Saturday.
S-M's Peterson prevails
PARK RAPIDS - Staples-Motley's Jordan Peterson won the No. 1 singles title with a 3-0- record to lead the Cardinals to third place at the Park Rapids invite Saturday.
Lumberjacks to open season on Saturday
The 2009 Semi-Pro Football League champion Brainerd Lumberjacks begin defense of their title at 2 p.m. Saturday when they host the Minnesota Phoenix at Harvey Shew Field behind the Franklin Arts Center.
Run for Lakes Marathon is Saturday
Residents of Brainerd, Nisswa and Lake Edward Township are reminded the Brainerd Jaycees and the City of Nisswa will host the Run for the Lakez marathon and half marathon Saturday.
State forecast for N.D.
.Tonight...Partly to mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers or a
State forecast for Minnesota
.Tonight...Clear to partly cloudy. Lows mid 20s northeast to upper
State forecast for Wisconsin
Tonight...Clear. Lows from the upper 20s northeast...To near 40 far west.
State forecast for Iowa
.Rest of tonight...Considerable cloudiness. Lows in the mid 30s
State forecast for S.D.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms... With scattered showers and thunderstorms south central. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s.
Weather drawing by Hannah Doerr of Mr. Hoppe's fifth-grade class at Eagle View Elementary.
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