The following Brainerd High School students received scholarships Monday at the annual Fine Arts Recognition banquet:
The changing Face(book) of social networking
A few weeks ago I posted a simple request - no, a whine, really - on my status update on Facebook: "Jodie is wondering if I can get new duct tape to replace the sticky, old stuff that has been holding my office chair arm rest together."
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1989)
Women's Expo at the Brainerd Area Civic Center
It's not a job that little kids want to pursue when they grow up.
Two for the ages
Prom came twice in Brainerd this year.
People will ask me, 'How did you get into the garbage business?' They say, 'Who wants to do that? It stinks.'
Eula Jensen, age 84, resident of Brainerd, died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at her home.
Jeanette M. Wiltz
Jeanette M. Wiltz, age 82, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2009, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd, Minn.
Lorraine A. Kalahar
Lorraine A. Kalahar, 84-year-old resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, April 18, 2009, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls, Minn.
WADENA - Wanda (Halliwill) Meyer-Richards of Wadena passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, April 15, 2009.
Doug L. Nuehring
SWANVILLE - Doug "Frenchie" L. Nuehring, 52-year-old resident of Swanville, Minn., passed away Friday, April 17, 2009, at his home in Swanville, Minn.
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Mabel Noreen, 96, Brainerd, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2009, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
John Bosch, 62, owner of John's Tavern in Brainerd, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2009, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
STAPLES - Miriam "Juanita" Watland, age 64, of Staples, passed away April 14, 2009, at Lakewood Health System in Staples.
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The Dispatch's slant on the local Tea Party, made it sound like a Republican gathering.
Diversity as the new patriotism
WASHINGTON - Racial and ethnic diversity is the key to happiness, success in the global marketplace and, not least, an interesting life.
Halverson 2nd, BHS third
PEQUOT LAKES - Brainerd's Sean Halverson shot a 78 Saturday to finish the Pequot Lakes Pines/Preserve Early Bird tournament with a 154, good for second place in the 36-hole event, and the Warriors placed third.
Warriors win tourney
DETROIT LAKES - The Brainerd Warriors edged Moorhead 3-2 and West Fargo 4-2 and 11-3 to win the Detroit Lakes tournament Saturday.
Warriors have five honor rolls
The Warriors boys' track and field team had five honor roll performances (top 15 in school history) at Friday's Moorhead MAA Invitational.
PL shares title at Cardinals Invite
Megan Lenz carded a team-low 90, which was good for fourth place, as she led the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a first-place finish in the afternoon round of the Cardinals Invite at the Legacy at Cragun's on Saturday.
Cardinals win one of three
PARK RAPIDS - The Staples-Motley Cardinals won one of three games in the Park Rapids Wood Bat Tournament over the weekend.
CLC remains in hunt for state
With a split against Anoka-Ramsey on Sunday at the Findorff Athletic Complex the Central Lakes College Raiders remain in the thick of the Central Division race and a spot in the state tournament.
S-M's Lindaman, Coughlin finish first in tourney
PARK RAPIDS - Mike Lindaman and Guthrie Coughlin went unbeaten in three matches for Staples-Motley to finish first at the Park Rapids tournament Saturday.
Warriors to induct four
The Brainerd Warriors will induct John Mathews, Darla Magtibay, Rick Hansen and Lindsay Lewis-Beers into their hall of fame at the all-sports banquet April 27.
BEMIDJI - Rob Veith and Desmond Janousek each had two hits and Kyle Crocker got the win in relief as the Brainerd Warriors defeated the Lumberjacks 11-3 in Section 8-3A baseball Saturday.
The first Brainerd Warriors alumni baseball day is scheduled May 14 at Adamson Field.
Raiders salvage weekend, win 1 of 4
HIBBING - Ashly Erickson's two-hitter and Dawn Terfehr's three-run homer helped the Central Lakes College Raiders split with Hibbing by winning the second game of a Northern Division doubleheader 9-1 Sunday.
Patriots go 2-1 at Menahga tournament
MENAHGA - The Pequot Lakes Patriots had a productive day at the Menahga tournament Saturday, finishing with a 2-1 record to win the consolation bracket.
State forecast for Minnesota
Winter weather advisory arrowhead until 6 pm cdt monday
State forecast for Iowa
Tonight...Becoming mostly clear. Breezy in the evening. Lows near 35
State forecast for N.D.
Tonight...A slight chance of showers far northeast
State forecast for S.D.
Tonight...Clear to partly cloudy. Lows in the 30s
Wisconsin state forecast
Winter weather advisory in effect until 6 am tuesday for ashland and iron counties
Getting to be that time
Weather drawing by Kalie Jeremiason of Ms. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
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