The following students were named Students of the Semester at Brainerd High School:
'Those who stayed out did well'
The forecast called for rain, wind and cold. And, surprisingly, it didn't disappoint.
Forever in blue jeans
PEQUOT LAKES - The Rev. Dan Doughty's pastoral robe can be found wrapped in plastic in his office at Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes.
This was Brainerd
MAY 12 - 60 years ago (1948) - Mr. Edward Tonish will be the new athletic coach in the college for the ensuing year. He will also assume the position of psychology, sociology and physical education teacher.
"The wedding was spectacular. It's just - it's all we could have hoped for."
Making statements at the fishing opener
Two people held up a banner near the festivities for the Governor's Fishing Opener Saturday near the Breezy Point Marina. Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls
Elizabeth E. Kertzman
EMILY - Elizabeth Emma Kertzman, age 84, of Emily, died May 11, 2008, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby.
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RICE - Isabel Albright, age 92, of Rice, Minn., passed away Saturday, May 10, 2008, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
ST. CLOUD - Giovanna "Janet" Kunkel, 82-year-old resident of St. Cloud, Minn., formerly of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, May 10, 2008, at Country Manor in Sartell, Minn.
Roger W. Mueller
Roger W. Mueller, age 73, died Sunday, May 10, 2008, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Opal L. Crabtree
CROSBY - Opal L. Crabtree, age 90, of Crosby, died on May 10, 2008, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby.
Kenneth E. Morey
DEERWOOD - Kenneth Eugene Morey, age 76, of Deerwood, died on May 10, 2008, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
Hi! My name is Patchar Nantanapiboon. I'm from Thailand. I've been here since August as an exchange student.
Viking with a different sort of line
Mathias Carlson of Pequot Lakes and his fishing partner, Steve Hutchinson, Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman, displayed their walleyes on the dock Saturday at Breezy Point Resort during the Governor's Fishing Opener. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Cardinals eighth at DL
DETROIT LAKES - Nick Forsberg followed Friday's 76 with an 86 Saturday in the second round of the Detroit Lakes Invite at the Detroit Lakes Country Club.
LOCAL SPORTS SHORTS
The Minnesota Wild and WCCO Radio are offering Wild fans a chance to host the kickoff of the 2008 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour at their home.
Mehr, Aitkin score victory
FINLAYSON - Emily Mehr remained perfect this season and led the Aitkin Gobblers to a 9-1 Great River Conference softball victory Saturday.
Whitlock's stingy pitching keys Braves to victory over Harding
Tony Whitlock threw seven shutout innings and Jason Roepke nailed down the final two leading the Brainerd Braves to a 3-2 Victory League baseball win over the Harding Dinosaurs Sunday.
Flyers outhit Waconia
ST. CLOUD - Ben Hanowski was 3-for-4 with a double and a triple as the Little Falls Flyers defeated Waconia 10-3 Saturday in the St. Cloud Apollo baseball tournament.
Hasselberg 9th; Pequot Lakes 10th
STAPLES - Class 2A's ninth-ranked Cydney Hasselberg finished ninth in Saturday's Staples-Motley Cardinals Invite at the Vintage.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers central and west.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 75.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Mostly cloudy north to partly cloudy south. Scattered rain
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Mostly cloudy north and west...Partly cloudy south and east. Windy...Especially west and far east. A chance of showers west through north...With a slight chance for thunderstorms in the afternoon southwest. Highs from the mid 50s far west...To the mid 70s south central.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Mostly sunny central and south. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of afternoon showers north. Highs in the 60s. Cooler near the great lakes.
Hoping for a bite
Weather drawing by Danah Zierke of Ms. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
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