ASSAULT -- A 43-year-old Emily man was arrested Friday for an order for protection violation and second-degree assault.
McGRATH -- The State Patrol reported one person was killed and two others injured Sunday in a two-vehicle accident in McGrath.
Firefighters responded to four fires Saturday in the Brainerd area.
Allenby survives four-hole playoff for victory
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Although he was thousands of miles from Australia, Robert Allenby felt right at home at the Houston Open.
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) -- Final scores and earnings from the $900,000 Chick-fil-A Charity Championship, played on the 6,187-yard, par-72 Eagle's Landing Country Club course:
Police working to stop check counterfeiting ring
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Police have arrested more than 40 people in the past year since they began investigating a counterfeiting ring authorities say has cashed $1.5 million in bogus checks at several Minneapolis banks since June.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Indianapolis-based American Trans Air will offer new daily service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to Chicago's Midway Airport, the company announced today.
Ex-football star joins Christ's team
As a football player, John Campbell appeared to have the world at his disposal.
Co-ops, volunteers working to clean up parks
State parks throughout Minnesota will get a spring cleaning Saturday.
Night club owner arrested after Fargo fire
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Police arrested the owner of a downtown nightclub destroyed in a Sunday blaze that spread to two other businesses.
April showers fall short in lakes area
April showers didn't amount to much in the Brainerd area and that follows a winter in which the snowfall was considerably below normal.
A hug for Jodi
Susan Vinje (left) hugged Jodi Waidelich-Runberg during a community benefit held in Waidelich-Runberg's honor Saturday night at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. A total of 618 people were served a buffet dinner and auctions to help the Runberg family raise funds to remodel their home for Waidelich-Runberg, who was paralyzed from the chest down in a car accident in January. This was the first time the rural Pequot Lakes woman has been home since the accident. (Dispatch Photo by Steve Kohls)
Drivers on the frontage road in front of Wal-Mart were greeted on Saturday morning by a man dressed in an Easter Bunny costume protesting Wal-Mart's labor practices. (Dispatch Photo by Clint Wood)
Residents grieving loss of trees to storm
ELY (AP) -- Reports in the aftermath of a storm that swept through northeastern Minnesota last July 4 centered on the broken trees. Little was said about the broken hearts.
A man was arrested Thursday at Madden's Resort for federal probation violation.
Jonathan Peters, Baxter, will be among 325 students honored for academic achievement Wednesday, May 3, by the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Peters is pursing a degree in computer science.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1980) - Today is opening day for the big Commerce and Industry Show that will continue until Saturday afternoon. The nearly 100 booths on display point out that this area is filled with diversified industries that touch the lives of almost everyone in one way or another.
Runbeck wins Republican nomination to fill Vento's seat
ROSEVILLE (AP) -- Fourth District Republicans endorsed state Sen. Linda Runbeck to fill the seat of retiring DFL Congressman Bruce Vento.
State's first quads to mark 50th birthday
SLEEPY EYE (AP) -- When the four of them were toddlers, people would pay a quarter to watch them play at the State Fair. When they were teens, they hardly could go anywhere without folks watching.
Clinton administration defends classifying AIDS as security threat
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Clinton administration officials Sunday defended their decision to classify AIDS as a threat to national security -- a designation aimed at garnering more attention and funding toward combating the disease worldwide.
After war celebration, Vietnam faces hard realities
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam -- After an invitation-only 25th anniversary celebration of its victory over the United States, a top official said Vietnam's communist government must now confront some hard realities -- a sagging economy, rampant corruption and rising drug addiction.
Russian adoptee struggles with identity
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anfisa Luopajarvi's room is cluttered but cozy, filled with furniture, stuffed animals and knickknacks.
Arkansas woman faces execution for killing her children
VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- Prison officials prepared for the first execution of a woman in the state in more than 150 years, a nurse who killed her two children and initially blamed her action on depression over the Oklahoma City bombing.
Religious rights panel opposes normal trade status for China until it makes 'substantial improvement'
WASHINGTON -- A federal advisory panel created to promote religious rights declared today that China should be denied permanent normal trade status until it makes ''substantial improvement'' in allowing its people the freedom to worship.
Supreme Court throws out convictions based on law that took effect after man's sex crimes
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, reinvigorating language it used in a ruling 202 years ago, today threw out some of a Texas man's convictions for sexually assaulting his stepdaughter.
Gays march to show off pride, power
WASHINGTON -- A massive outpouring of gays and lesbians and their supporters from across the United States gathered here Sunday amid a multihued show of pride in their movement and an appeal to mobilize as a political force in the November elections.
White House was prepared to disclose, fix e-mail glitch last year
WASHINGTON -- White House officials prepared to tell Congress as early as February 1999 about a glitch in their e-mail system and to begin retrieving thousands of unarchived messages that might be relevant to investigators. But they never followed through, an internal memo shows.
May Day celebrated around world with ceremony, confrontation
TOKYO -- Police fired water cannons to disperse raucous demonstrators in the Philippines, and students clashed with authorities in South Korea as labor tensions flared today during May Day celebrations.
Friend: Shooting suspect made 'outlandish' comments
PITTSBURGH -- A neurologist who befriended the man arrested in a killing spree that left three immigrants, a Jewish woman and a black man dead said he often expressed paranoid ideas and sometimes believed he was being followed.
Actors go on strike against commercials
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The actors say they aren't putting on a show.
Public hasn't had it's fill of risk
For much of the late 1990s, the U.S. economy and many of its investors were on the receiving end of a spectacular wealth transfer.
Trap that gas!
You've heard plenty about how a buildup of carbon dioxide in the air is promoting global warming, and how industry might be told to cut back its emissions.
Martinez masters, angers Indians
The Cleveland Indians don't like anything about Pedro Martinez.
Johnson impresses once again
Randy Johnson must be the only person not impressed by his amazing feats.
Lewis chops Grant down to size
NEW YORK -- No one could take this one away from Lennox Lewis.
Raptors' first playoff appearance downer
TORONTO -- Vince Carter peeled off his sneakers and flung them into the stands, then walked back to the locker room as shoeless as he was winless.
Kings stay regally alive by bouncing Lakers
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- You almost forgot they had weaknesses, but they do.
Belfour posts second straight shutout
DALLAS -- Ed Belfour is proving that his phenomenal goaltending in last year's playoffs was no fluke.
Brandon helps Wolves avoid elimination
MINNEAPOLIS -- Terrell Brandon was awfully close to perfect, and Damon Stoudamire was perfectly awful.
Robert E. Shelito
UPSALA -- Robert E. Shelito, 75, Upsala, died Monday, April 24, 2000, at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud.
Margaret Catherine Forside
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Margaret Catherine Forside, 81, Tucson, Ariz., died Friday, April 7, 2000.
PIERZ -- John Burich, 81, Pierz, died Staurday, April 29, 2000, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.
BURTRUM -- William Baum, 69, Burtrum, died Sunday, April 30, 2000, at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud.
Judith Crandall, 61, Brainerd, formerly of Pine River, died Monday, April 24, 2000, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Warren Henry Stark
RUSSELL -- Warren Henry Stark, 78, Russell, formerly of Brainerd, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at the Veterans Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Donald S. Alexson
Donald S. Alexson, 72, Brainerd, died Sunday, April 30, 2000, at his residence.
Joshua K. Stewart
STAPLES -- Joshua K. Stewart, 25, Staples, died Saturday, April 29, 2000, at his home.
Rev. H.W. Mueller
BACKUS -- The Rev. H.W. Mueller, 94, Backus, died Sunday, April 30, 2000, at the Good Shepard Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids.
HUTCHINSON -- Willis Reiner, 79, Hutchinson, died Saturday, April 29, 2000, at Burns Manor Nursing Home in Hutchinson.
SWANVILLE -- David Plakut, 42, Swanville, died Sunday, April 30, 2000, at his residence.
BACKUS -- Christ Kirsten, 89, rural Backus, died Sunday, April 30, 2000, at his home.
The arms-control knot
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post:
OTHER OPINIONS Vietnam
We have our own history of confusion on this score, having changed our view on more than one occasion. But it does seem to us that the efforts now to present the war as an avoidable blunder, a tragic ''misunderstanding'' between Ame
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Ways and Means Committee hearings don't usually generate much buzz, but Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has a way of shaking things up when he comes to town.
The routine use of antibiotics to speed livestock growth has claimed another human victim. According to today's New England Journal of Medicine, Salmonella infection in a 12-year-old Nebr
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) -- Results Sunday from the NASCAR Winston Cup Series NAPA Auto Parts 500 at California Speedway with finishing position, starting position in parentheses, driver, type of car, laps completed, reason out (if any) and money won:
Mayfield overcomes rash of problems for win
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) -- The way things have been going lately, Jeremy Mayfield wasn't surprised when the engine in his Ford suddenly died on the final restart in the NAPA Auto Parts 500.
Cris Carter to have minor ankle surgery
EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cris Carter was scheduled to have minor surgery Monday to remove bone spurs from his right ankle.
Cardinals tennis team wins two of three meets at Wadena-Deer Creek
WADENA -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals won two of three meets in the Wadena/Deer Creek Lions tennis tournament Saturday.
Brainerd track team wins third straight meet
BEMIDJI -- The Brainerd Warriors boys' track and field team won its third straight meet Friday at the Bemidji State University Relays, scoring 139 points.
Staples-Motley wins three games at tourney
PARK RAPIDS -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals went undefeated Saturday in the Park Rapids baseball tournament, beating Pine River-Backus 17-7, Menahga 11-1, and Crookston 10-0.
Brainerd tennis team places third
MOORHEAD -- Runner-up finishes by two doubles teams helped the Brainerd Warriors tennis team place third in Moorhead Invitational tennis tournament Saturday.
Hudson strikes out 10 Twins
MINNEAPOLIS -- Tim Hudson put a bright ending on a trying first month for the Oakland Athletics.
Little Falls wins two of three in own tournament
LITTLE FALLS -- Little Falls Flyers junior pitcher Jessica Waltman won her first varsity game in the finale of the round-robin Little Falls tournament Saturday.
Raiders softball team sweeps
A combined 52 runs was more than enough for the Central Lakes College Raiders softball team as it won both games of a doubleheader from Minnesota West Community College Saturday.
Pierz girls take fourth
HOLDINGFORD -- Adam Asfeld claimed the only first place for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines boys' track and field team Friday, running the 3200-meter in 9:54.7 at the the Holdingford Invitational.
Warriors softball team wins tournament
DETROIT LAKES -- The Brainerd Warriors softball team won the Detroit Lakes tournament Saturday by defeating Fergus Falls 7-2, Bemidji 2-0 and Detroit Lakes 4-2.
High School Athletics
Warriors beat last two foes at Princeton
PRINCETON -- After absorbing a 10-run shellacking in Friday's opening round of the Princeton tournament the Brainerd Warriors baseball team rebounded Saturday to win two games.
Eveleth-Gilbert shuts out Aitkin
EVELETH -- The Aitkin Gobblers were shut out by the Eveleth-Gilbert Golden Bears in a tennis meet Saturday.
Raiders win three of four weekend games
The Central Lakes College Raiders baseball team won three of four games over the weekend to lift its North Division record to 17-2 and its overall mark to 19-4.
Radio guide -- WYRQ-FM (92.1), KFML-FM (94.1), KKIN-FM (94.3), KTCF-FM (101.5), KTIG-FM (102.7), WCCO-AM (830), KKIN-AM (930), KLTF-AM (960), 3WI-AM (1270), KVBR-AM (1340), KLIZ-AM (1380), KLLZ-AM (1600)
Cardinals, Hasselberg win titles
GLENWOOD -- Dana Hasselberg and the Staples-Motley Cardinals girls' golf team won the Minnewaska Invitational Saturday.
Boser, Cekalla lead Buckman
PIERZ -- The defending Class C state champion Buckman Billygoats opened the Victory League amateur baseball season Sunday with a 13-3 win in eight innings over the Pierz Brewers.
Around the world
Amsterdam 56 51 cdy
Walking the dog
Weather drawing by Shantel Koering of Mrs. Mavis' first grade class at Lincoln school.
Tonight...Partly cloudy. Lows near 40. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Around the nation
Albany,N.Y. 60 37 cdy
Names and faces
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Gloria Estefan has wrapped up the filming of a CBS television special here to coincide with the release of her new Spanish language album ''Alma Caribena.''
Dear Heloise: When I read your column, I particularly noticed the hint about reproducing OLD PHOTOS on a copying machine.
Adoptathon matches pets with new owners
DEAR ABBY: Please tell your animal-loving readers everywhere to mark their calendars. Pet Adoptathon 2000 will take place on May 6 and 7. The first Pet Adoptathon of the new millennium promises to be the biggest, most exciting lifesaving weekend the world has ever experienced. Last year's event was unbelievable -- more than 37,000 animals' lives were saved through the hard work and dedication of more than 2,400 animal organizations around the globe.
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