The following students were named to the "A" honor roll at Family of Christ
HACKENSACK -- A Laporte woman was injured Sunday in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 371, one mile north of Hackensack.
Sutton rallies for first victory of year
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Hal Sutton didn't want to talk about the five birdies he had during the last round of his victory in the Houston Open. He wanted to talk about a bogey.
Se Ri Pak holds off Diaz
LINCOLN, Calif. (AP) -- Se Ri Pak never needed to worry about Annika Sorenstam on Sunday in the Longs Drugs Challenge, shooting an uneventful 1-under 71 to keep one streak alive and stop another.
Big funding bills make their way to legislative floor this week
ST. PAUL -- Tick, tick, tick.
More rain leads to more flood alerts
Three inches of rain across much of the area has flood watchers on alert again today, but a dry forecast may help later this week.
Jeremy Millsop highlights two new golf courses that will open in the Brainerd lakes area this spring. Find out more about the courses in Tuesday's sports pages.
Christian humorist Ken Davis spoke Saturday to attendees of the Lakes Area Prayer Breakfast at Central Lakes College. The annual event features religious music and fellowship. (Dispatch Photo by Steve Kohls)
Work begins on Nisswa library
NISSWA -- Holding their favorite books in the drizzling rain, Nisswa Elementary School students celebrated with school administrators and other official-looking grown-up types Friday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Nisswa Community Children's Library.
Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers Pfc. Andrew Hart (left) of Palisade, Sgt. Ronald Schultz of Brainerd, Pvt. Joe Johnson of Aitkin and Pvt. Scott Whittemore of Pequot Lakes marched down a county road southeast of Brainerd during the fourth annual 26.2-mile Bataan Memorial Death March on Saturday. Hart was carrying the company's flag. The company is based at the Brainerd armory. (Dispatch Photo by Clint Wood)
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1981) - Mayor C. Elmer Anderson signed a ship's log yesterday which Gerry Spiess will carry with him on his voyage across the Pacific Ocean.
Delta, pilots union reach agreement
ATLANTA -- Delta Air Lines and its pilots union reached a tentative agreement on a new contract Sunday, ending fears the nation's third-largest airline would be crippled by a strike by the end of the month.
Gas price up nearly 13 cents
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- Although oil prices have remained steady, the cost of gas jumped nearly 13 cents per gallon in the past two weeks, according to the Lundberg Survey.
Key facts disputed in downing of American missionaries
LIMA, Peru -- Relatives of American missionaries whose plane was shot down over the Amazon River said the aircraft received clearance to land moments before the Peruvian air force fired on it without warning.
USS Greeneville skipper ponders career options
HONOLULU -- USS Greenville Cmdr. Scott Waddle is pondering job offers outside of the military and deciding where he and his family will settle following his honorable discharge from the Navy, his lawyer said.
Endeavour, space station crews meet face-to-face
SPACE CENTER, Houston -- The crew of the international space station Monday exchanged hugs with their first visitors and began moving the outpost's new billion-dollar robot arm.
Leaders agree on trade bloc
QUEBEC -- After the protesters left and a steady drizzle washed away the clouds of tear gas, 34 leaders of the Americas scrawled their names on a sweeping accord that would unite the Western Hemisphere in the world's most powerful trade bloc.
Phillies drop Braves into cellar
After a weekend waltz against Atlanta, Philadelphia Phillies manager Larry Bowa preferred to think about the future, instead of the past.
Rahman's knockout of Lewis ranks among top upsets
Hasim Rahman's professional and amateur boxing career spans about eight years. In that time, he has been knocked out twice, relegated to club fighter status and nearly banished from Home Box Office.
Despite poor crowds, ratings, XFL says it reached goals
LOS ANGELES -- Tommy Maddox, running an insurance business two years ago, said this was the way it was supposed to be -- guys getting a second chance and producing.
Last two Super Bowl champs fare well in draft
NEW YORK (AP) -- Super Bowl winners aren't supposed to fare so well in the NFL draft.
Devils eliminate Hurricanes
RALEIGH, N.C. -- If nothing else, the New Jersey Devils will use their series with the Carolina Hurricanes as a reminder of the commitment it takes to win in the postseason.
Kings fall behind after rare home loss
The playoffs have not been kind to the Sacramento Kings. Even their huge home-court advantage let them down in the postseason opener.
Mabel C. Lind
APPLETON, Wis. -- Mabel C. Lind, 91, Appleton, Wis., formerly of Crosby, died today, April 23, 2001, at Outagmi County Health Care Center in Appleton, Wis.
William 'Bill' L. Doyle
PINE RIVER -- William "Bill" LeRoy Doyle, 59, Pine River, died Thursday, April 19, 2001.
Irene E. Laine
AITKIN -- Irene E. Laine, 76, Aitkin, died Saturday, April 21, 2001, at Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin.
AITKIN -- Ernest Tyren, 94, Aitkin, formerly of Palisade, died Friday, April 20, 2001, at Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin.
ST. CLOUD -- James Randgaard, 68, St. Cloud, formerly of Staples, died Sunday, April 22, 2001, at St. Cloud Hospital.
John W. Forsberg
MAPLEWOOD -- John W. Forsberg, 76, Maplewood, died Thursday, April 19, 2001.
LITTLE FALLS -- Frances Wozniak, 78, Little Falls, died Sunday, April 22, 2001, at St. Otto's Care Center in Little Falls.
Trevor Andrew Sango
Trevor Andrew Sango, infant son of John and Laura Sango, Baxter, was stillborn Sunday at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
Flinching in the house
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post:
Here we go again! Our elected "little kids" in the governor's office and state Legislature are as usual, sitting in a circle, playing their little politi
OTHER OPINIONS ADD bill
Attention deficit disorder and its prescribed treatment -- Ritalin -- are under scrutiny at the state Legislature, with critics calling the disease a drug company-created concoction and the treatment a dangerous sham.
Bush shows less is more
President Bush takes getting used to. Following a gregarious and seemingly omnipresent Bill Clinton, George W. Bush presents himself publicly only when he thinks it's necessary. He limits his exposure as one might horde food or energy, but for different reasons. Bush seems to view his office as something to be used for the good of others, not self-aggrandizement.
Hamilton takes high road to capture Talladega 500
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- In the drivers' meeting before the start of Sunday's Talladega 500, NASCAR President Mike Helton issued an unusually stern warning: Anyone driving recklessly -- specifically, darting below the track's prescribed racing lanes to make a pass -- would be black-flagged.
Force wins 94th NHRA event
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- John Force scored his 94th career NHRA Funny Car victory at Saturday's rain-delayed Mac Tools Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.
Youth in serious condition after altercation at Mall of America
BLOOMINGTON (AP) -- A 14-year-old boy was in serious condition Sunday afternoon after being stabbed Saturday night at the Mall of America.
Wabasha grade school trashed by vandals
WABASHA (AP) -- Four juveniles vandalized a Wabasha grade school Saturday, ransacking classrooms, smashing computers and forcing the cancellation of Monday's classes.
Median sale price for Twin Cities homes soars in March
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The median sale price of homes in the Twin Cities metropolitan area increased more than $7,000 last month, according to the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors.
Dike reinforcements continue as rain falls along swollen Mississippi
More rain fell along the swollen Mississippi River on Sunday as residents piled their sandbags higher against advancing water.
MPCA staff struggling with self-doubt
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is struggling with a backlog of environmental permits and its staff is beset with self-doubt, according to records and a recent survey of its staff.
Two 19-year-olds killed in rollover
BELGRADE (AP) -- Two 19-year-olds were killed Sunday morning when the car they were riding in went off the road and rolled over.
Flyer boys seventh at Litchfield Invitational
LITCHFIELD -- The Little Falls Flyers boys' golf team finished seventh out of 19 teams at the two-day Litchfield Invitational Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Renneke runner-up despite being pressed for time
With three holes left, Brainerd Warriors girls' golfer Lisa Renneke had a conflict each time the clock ticked.
Ortiz bats surprising Twins to fifth straight win
CHICAGO (AP) -- David Ortiz simply listens to his manager.
Hunter's return helps Twins to Saturday win
CHICAGO (AP) -- Torii Hunter's return from the disabled list has only made the first-place Minnesota Twins tougher.
Garnett passes in final minutes
SAN ANTONIO -- Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders wants the ball in Kevin Garnett's hands toward the end of a one-point game. But he also wants Garnett to rely on wide-open teammates.
Vikings, Bennett address issues
EDEN PRAIRIE -- Nobody questions Michael Bennett's speed.
Iowa state forecast national
Wind advisory today for eastern iowa... Today...Cloudy...Windy and cooler with scattered showers. Highs low 50s northwest to near 70 southeast.
Tornado batters Kansas town
HOISINGTON, Kan. -- Troy White, who moved out of his grandfather's house a week ago, couldn't imagine he'd be back a week later, trying to salvage anything he could find out of the shell that remained.
Wintry storm hits northeastern Minnesota
DULUTH (AP) -- The calendar says spring, but northeastern Minnesota struggled Monday against a wintry storm that closed schools, downed trees and caused power failures.
Time for snow to melt
Weather drawing by Amber Bandel in the Lowell School first-grade class of Gayle Kub.
Wisconsin state forecast...
Flood watch today into tonight northwest wisconsin...
State forecast for North Dakota
Today...Partly to mostly sunny west and central. Breezy with decreasing clouds northeast. Windy with morning rain and snow southeast...Then decreasing cloudiness this afternoon. Highs from the mid 40s east to around 60 west.
Minnesota state forecast...
Wind advisory west central through southeast today...
State forecast for South Dakota
Winter storm warning until 9 am in the northeast...
Names and faces
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sylvester Stallone, middle aged and married with four children, is taking stock of his life -- and he doesn't like everything he sees in his past.
Husband's interrogations reveal his lack of trust
DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 14 years. We have two wonderful boys. Last weekend, my husband questioned me about a missing condom. He asked if I knew where it was. At first, I laughed it off, because I had no idea where it might be. He questioned me about it for three days.
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