MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Wheat receipts Monday 220, a year ago 70.
Crow Wing sheriff -- THEFT -- Norman Brehmer, 3000 block of Estate Circle Drive Southwest, reported the theft of a mini bike from his shed.
The State Patrol reported one person was injured in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday on Highway 18, six miles east of Brainerd.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Spot nonferrous metal prices Monday.
SOUTH ST. PAUL (AP) (USDA) -- Monday cattle: 300.
BURGLARY -- Electric Pump and Motor Repair, located in the Burlington Northern shops, Friday reported a burglary at their shop.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a car fire Saturday in the alley of the 800 block of Laurel Street.
Bob and Jacki (Seehafer) Charles, Eden Prairie, a boy, Benjamin Robert, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, May 8, 2000. Grandparents are Del and Bobbie Seehafer, Fort Ripley.
Younger Hasselberg leads Cardinals' charge
FERGUS FALLS -- Thanks to sophomore Mary Hasselberg's medalist round of 76, the Staples-Motley Cardinals once again took the North Subsection 6A golf meet Monday at Pebble Creek.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Final scores and earnings Sunday from the $1.3 million TD Waterhouse Championship, played on the 6,820-yard, par-72 Tiffany Greens Golf Club Course:
Day shoots 75 to lead Warriors
SARTELL--Tim Day was only two strokes away from the top score as he shot a 75 to lead the Brainerd Warriors to a second-place finish Monday at the Central Lakes Conference meet.
Mickelson overcomes six-stroke deficit to win Colonial
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Phil Mickelson thought he might have done enough to get into a playoff at Colonial when he capped his 7-under-par 63 with a long birdie putt at the 18th hole.
Sasse shoots round of 78
FERGUS FALLS--The Pine River-Backus Tigers boys' golf team placed third with a team score of 323, only five strokes off the leader Perham at the North Subsection 6A meet Monday at Pebble Lake Golf Course.
Mayo Clinic study: Anti-depressant effective treatment for hot flashes
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- There is growing evidence that low doses of anti-depression pills are effective at helping women going through menopause avoid hot flashes, even if they are not depressed.
Radioactive antibodies show promise against cancer
NEW ORLEANS -- Using a new approach, researchers say radioactive antibodies are showing early promise in treating an invariably fatal form of lymphoma that strikes about 20,000 Americans a year.
New drug might stop cancer by targeting genetic flaw
NEW ORLEANS -- A new drug that focuses on the precise genetic mutations that make cancer tumors different from healthy tissue has shown promise in early tests on humans.
Viagra fails big test to help women
NEW YORK -- Hopes that Viagra would do for women what it does for men were doused in the first big study of the impotence drug in women, according to a study paid for by the drug's manufacturer.
Herbalife names interim president after founder's death at 44
LOS ANGELES -- Herbalife International Inc. named chief operating officer Christopher Pair acting president and chief executive of the nutritional and diet products company Monday, a day after the Mark Hughes, Herbalife's founder and charismatic chairman, was found dead in his home.
Drunken boaters are plentiful in state
EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) -- Thousands of Minnesota boaters have convictions for drunken driving, and many people who get arrested for drunken boating never get convicted for it, KMSP-TV reported Sunday night.
Work day set for Veterans Cemetery
LITTLE FALLS -- A volunteer work day at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The cemetery is located seven miles north of Little Falls at the junction of Highways 371 and 115.
The following 49 Franklin Junior High School students were selected by their teachers to receive the Personal Succe
Eden Prairie High School student killed in crash, four others hurt
SHAKOPEE (AP) -- An Eden Prairie High School student died Friday night when a car carrying five students hit a road sign head-on.
Smoking ban in Duluth to be considered by city council members
DULUTH (AP) -- The Duluth City Council appeared ready to snuff out a proposed ban on smoking in restaurants and other public establishments at its next meeting.
School panels plan June meetings
The Brainerd School District's Legislative Committee will meet at 11:30 a.m. June 5, at the district's office. Area legislators plan to attend.
World War II veteran gets medals -- 55 years late
NEW ULM (AP) -- Fifty-five years after the end of World War II, Norman Kalk finally has his Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
Relief felt after override of library veto
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Disgruntled public officials in St. James were ready to meet at the local library last Thursday to decide what to do after Gov. Jesse Ventura vetoed funding for an expansion.
Issues in crowded Senate race are different this time
The crowded field of challengers hoping to unseat Republican Sen. Rod Grams is discussing, promoting and arguing a whole new set of issues from those in recent years.
Manhole accident causes concern in Baxter
BAXTER -- Baxter police are warning people to use caution around construction sites after a 12-year-old Baxter girl fell down a manhole on the College Drive extension in Baxter.
Body found is believed to be missing boater
The search for the body a Pillager man missing since May 13 is believed to be over.
Two candidates for county administrator interviewed by county board
The Crow Wing County Board interviewed two candidates Monday and one today for the county administrator's position.
Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of two teen-agers
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A man charged with the gang-retaliation killings of a 12-year-old boy and his 18-year-old companion in Minneapolis was arrested in Matamoros, Mexico, the FBI said Saturday.
Worker dies from injuries suffered in Rosemount explosion
ST. PAUL (AP) -- A worker injured Monday in an explosion at a plant that makes livestock feed in Rosemount died Saturday.
Ventura says he'd consider job as professional football broadcaster
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Gov. Jesse Ventura says he would listen to ABC if the network approached him about becoming a commentator on Monday Night Football.
This was Brainerd
May 23 -- 20 years ago (1980) -- Charles B. Persons, owner-manager of KVBR radio, was honored yesterday as a broadcasting pioneer by the Minnesota Broadcasters Association. He was recognized for his 54 years in the broadcasting industry.
Ventura promotes telecommunications plan
CROOKSTON (AP) -- Gov. Jesse Ventura told students at Crookston Central High School to take advantage of the city's status as a leader in using technology during a ''Technology in the Community Day'' event.
Baxter bikers have their own trails now
BAXTER -- Baxter residents now have six miles of newly paved trails to call their own. Naturally, they'll have to share.
Brainerd Mayor James Wallin has named Sunday, June 4, as National Cancer Survivors Day in the Brainerd lakes area.
Agency to consider dairy farm in karst region
A proposal to build a large dairy farm in southeastern Minnesota with huge manure basins faces a crucial test Tuesday when the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency citizens board decides whether to accept a staff recommendation allowing the project or order a more stringent environmental review.
It was her lucky day
BAXTER -- An early morning phone call is leading to a trip to the West Indies for a Baxter couple.
This was Brainerd
May 22 - 60 years ago (1940) -- Allies Retake Arras; Nazis Widen Grip Along Channel.
Father keeps memory alive
STILLWATER (AP) -- The video that driver's education teacher Marty Rossini shows about seat belts is so painful, he has to leave the room.
College partiers keep St. Joseph officers busy, seven face charges
ST. JOSEPH (AP) -- Seven people were taken to the Stearns County jail and cited for drunken driving, disorderly conduct, open containers and underage drinking as graduation celebrations took to the streets the night before graduation at St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict.
Taking care of business
It's been 36 years since the Brainerd School District had to interview applicants for a business manager.
Bound for Costa Rica
Ken Perry is preparing to walk through rough, hilly, slippery terrain in hot, muggy weather for three weeks this July in Costa Rica.
It was a night of proud memories at dinner for three newest BHS Hall of Fame members
The late M. Eleanor Nolan, the state's first female judge, was remembered for her commanding presence.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Despite the weekend release of 54 U.N. hostages, the government said today it would not compromise on its handling of detained rebel leader Foday Sankoh to secure the release of 300 additional captives.
Teen-age murder witness fatally shot
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A murder trial has been postponed after a 15-year-old girl who was a key witness was fatally shot in the head the day before it was to begin.
General accused of sex harassment loses out on deputy inspector general
WASHINGTON -- The Army has quietly dropped plans to make Maj. Gen. Larry G. Smith the service's deputy inspector general, two months after word leaked that he been accused of sexual harassment by the Army's highest-ranking female officer.
Clinton, Hastert agree on plan to spur development in poor areas
WASHINGTON -- Six months after pledging to work together to help impoverished areas, President Clinton and House Speaker Dennis Hastert are ready to unveil their handiwork, a multibillion-dollar package of tax breaks and other incentives.
Failure of voice recording box hampers investigation of crash that killed 19
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- With no ''black box'' data to analyze, federal investigators predicted a difficult task in determining the cause of a weekend plane crash that killed 19 people.
NOW gives Fox low grade
NEW YORK -- In its first study of how television portrayed women, the National Organization for Women took aim at the network that aired ''Who Wants to Marry a Multimillionaire.''
Supreme Court issues rulings:
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court today narrowed a key whistle-blower law, saying people cannot use it to file lawsuits that accuse a state of cheating the federal government.
Ruins in Syria indicate cities began earlier then previously thought
CHICAGO (AP) -- Archaeologists in Syria have uncovered the ruins of a 6,000-year-old city that suggests the rise of cities and civilization occurred earlier than previously thought.
Charter plane returning from gambling trip crashes, killing 19
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Investigators will focus on why both engines of a chartered plane carrying 19 people from a weekend trip to Atlantic City apparently failed at the same time, federal transportation officials said today.
Poll finds feelings on China deal don't run deep
WASHINGTON -- Like many Americans, Gerry Watson is uneasy with trade deals like the one being considered by Congress to grant China normal trade relations.
Arkansas ethics committee recommends Clinton disbarment
WASHINGTON -- An Arkansas Supreme Court ethics panel recommended Monday that President Clinton be disbarred as a lawyer for ''serious misconduct'' in the testimony he provided in the Paula Corbin Jones sexual harassment case.
Israeli occupation zone collapsing in southern Lebanon
BINT JBEIL, Lebanon -- Jubilant Lebanese guerrillas and their civilian sympathizers swept through most of what was once the Israeli security zone in southern Lebanon today as Israel's allied militia in the area was on the verge of collapsing.
Los Alamos thankful no lives were lost
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) -- At Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, parishioners sat in a church that had been cloaked in smoke only a week ago in this mountain community best known as the birthplace of the atomic bomb.
Trial begins in cemetery thefts
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Two prominent antiques dealers and one of their customers are on trial, accused of putting in orders for thefts of sculptures, urns and benches from ornate above-ground tombs.
Clinton steps up campaign for permanent China trade dies
WASHINGTON -- President Clinton stepped up pressure on Congress to approve permanent normal trade ties with China, arguing Sunday that expanded commerce would undermine Beijing's Communist regime, while opponents appeared to be losing their grasp on two pivotal groups of lawmakers.
Vote narrows on eve of House debate on China
WASHINGTON -- Both sides were stepping up a lobbying blitz on the eve of House debate over whether to liberalize trade ties with China. Supporters cautiously predicted victory, while labor unions and other opponents insisted the battle was not over.
Bush may have hit right note on Social Security
ORLANDO, Fla. -- To the chagrin of the most powerful lobby for older Americans, Republican George W. Bush appears to have struck a vein of political gold with his call to allow workers to divert some of their Social Security payroll taxes into personal investment accounts in the stock market.
IAM trying to unionize Mesaba Airlines
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The International Association of Machinists is trying for the third time to organize baggage handlers, ramp workers and customer service agents at Mesaba Airlines.
Outside repairs finished, astronauts ready to head inside space station
SPACE CENTER, Houston -- Two spacewalking astronauts sped through a first set of urgent repairs to the international space station today, fixing several exterior problems well ahead of schedule.
Astronauts enter space station, replace two crucial batteries
SPACE CENTER, Houston -- Space shuttle Atlantis' astronauts today finished replacing two crucial batteries aboard the international space station after opening up the vacant outpost for the first time in a year.
Railroad killer sentenced to die
HOUSTON -- A year after his killing spree caught the nation's attention, the train-riding Mexican drifter accused of killing nine people in three states has been sentenced to death.
Female IRA members speak against gun control
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- For the women of the National Rifle Association, safety is in guns -- not gun control.
Pacers fire the first shot
INDIANAPOLIS -- Together again, after all these months....
Belmont may not have Derby or Preakness winners
BALTIMORE -- Preakness winner Red Bullet is ''50-50'' for the Belmont Stakes.
Belfour helps Stars even series
DENVER -- The Dallas Stars, trailing 2-1 in their series with the Colorado Avalanche and facing a must-win situation on the road in Game 4, did the improbable.
Knicks edge Heat
MIAMI -- Chris Childs caught the inbounds pass with 2.1 seconds left and hurled the ball high into the air, finally putting the seesaw series between the New York Knicks and Miami Heat out of reach.
Lakers are bruised, used and confused
LOS ANGELES -- Quick, somebody, the smelling salts.
Stars, Avs still even, just like their series
DALLAS (AP) -- Four games into the Western Conference finals, and there's still not much separating the Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche.
Big league executives find no surprises at baseball factory
TURRIALBA, Costa Rica (AP) -- With home runs and juiced-ball claims on the rise, it was a perfect time for a field trip to a baseball factory.
Rigdon's debut memorable; Henderson homers again
Rookie Paul Rigdon got off to a great start. And once again, so did Rickey Henderson.
Lynx sting Charlotte
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Katie Smith and Betty Lennox combined for 51 points in the Minnesota Lynx 84-65 victory over the Charlotte Sting on Saturday night.
Suspect arrested as Wolves grapple with loss
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves are trying to focus on Malik Sealy's life and not the wrong-way and possibly drunk driver who ended it.
NUERBURGRING, Germany (AP) -- Ferrari's Michael Schumacher won the European Grand Prix for his fourth Formula One victory this season and the 39th of his career. McLaren's Mika Hakkinen finished second, 13.8 seconds behind.
Cuban defector applying for asylum in United States
MIAMI (AP) -- The Cuban baseball player who defected while his team was on a cultural exchange in St. Paul said his new life in the United States has opened up numerous opportunities -- thanks to his ability to play baseball.
Giambi, A's slam Twins
OAKLAND, Calif. -- With one big swing, Jason Giambi got the Oakland Athletics out of their offensive slump.
Devils avoid elimination
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The New Jersey Devils are heading home again, and that might play right into the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Driver in Sealy crash had previous DWI conviction
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Investigators plan to interview the driver of the pickup truck that crashed into and killed Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Malik Sealy early Saturday morning.
Wallace's reputation playoff burden
LOS ANGELES -- With his leaping, scoring and defensive abilities, Rasheed Wallace presents the biggest matchup problem for the Los Angeles Lakers tonight in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.
Nets wins NBA draft lottery
SECAUCUS, N.J. -- When the New Jersey Nets go looking for a coach, president and director of basketball operations in the next couple of weeks, they can offer more than money as a lure to work for this troubled franchise.
Dodgers slam Marlins on grand day in majors
The Los Angeles Dodgers were the biggest contributors to the biggest day for baseball's biggest hit.
RANDALL -- Clara Becker, 85, Randall, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at St. Otto's Care Center of Little Falls.
PINE RIVER -- Fred Clausen, 85, Pine River, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at the Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center of Pine River.
Thomas M. Ahartz
DEERWOOD -- Thomas M. Ahartz, 79, Deerwood, and formerly of St. Paul, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at Ebenezer Ridges of Burnsville.
LITTLE FALLS -- Robert Kay, 66, Little Falls, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, in Maple Grove.
Carol M. Schibonski
LITTLE FALLS -- Carol M. Schibonski, 51, Little Falls, died Saturday, May 20, 2000, at Lutheran Care Center of Little Falls.
PINE RIVER -- Clarence Stranne, 95, Pine River, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center of Pine River.
PINE RIVER -- Clarence Stranne, 95, Pine River, died today, Monday, May 22, 2000, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center of Pine River.
PINE RIVER -- Fred Clausen, 85, Pine River, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center of Pine River.
Marvin J. Haukos
CROSBY -- Marvin James Haukos, 59, Crosby, died Friday, May 19, 2000.
Jane M. Dauer
LITTLE FALLS --Jane M. Dauer, 59, Little Falls, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at St. Otto's Care Center of Little Falls.
James T. Blaikie
James T. Blaikie
RANDALL --Ernest Becker, 85, Randall, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at St. Otto's Care Center of Little Falls.
Raymond A. Kern
WADENA -- Raymond Anthony Kern, 80, Wadena, died Friday, May 19, 2000, at Shady Lane Nursing Home of Wadena.
Clair W. Traynor
DEERWOOD -- Clair William Traynor, 72, Deerwood, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at Cuyuna Regional Care Center of Crosby.
Michael S. Allen
PILLAGER -- Michael S. Allen, 31, Pillager, died Saturday, May 13, 2000, in a boating accident in Pillager.
Oscar 'Fred' Olson
MINNEAPOLIS -- Oscar "Fred" Olson, 78, northeast Minneapolis, died Friday, May 19, 2000, in Minneapolis.
For the fourth year in a row, the Minnesota Legislature has enacted a significant tax rebate. In 2000, Minnesota residents who lived in this state at least part of 1998, will receive their share of a $644 million sales tax rebate this summer.
China's exiled dissidents make a powerful argument against extending permanent normal trade relations to China, and they have the standing to make it. Wei Jingsheng has endured 18 years in Chinese jails because he opp
No celebrity spectacle
The whimpering from the press corps at the news that Rudy Giuliani would not run for senator in New York was far more anguished than the tears shed by New York Republicans. Republicans lost a candidate; reporters lost something far more precious to them, a celebrity story.
Minnesota News Council
The Minnesota News Council is an independent organization that examines citizens complaints alleging inaccuracy, unfairness or unethical conduct by the media.
China trade bill would help farmers
The following editorial ran May 16 in the Grand Forks Herald.
When good fires go bad
The federal decision to suspend the setting of intentional fires in the wake of the Los Alamos, N.M., disaster is politically expedient, but it could be as harmful to the forests as was the fire itself.
Drunken boaters - Dispatch Editorial
Even the best of laws can't enforce themselves.
The labor market and high-tech help
The following editorial appeared in Monday's Washington Post:
"Twin Cities consumers could be among first to buy irradiated meat" headlines an Associated Press news article on May 12. (Brainerd Daily Dispatch)
Barry and Beverly Mudford, Brainerd, are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary today. They were married May 23, 1970.
Names and faces
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Talk show host Larry King should be an expert in baby talk by now.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The lineup for the May 28 Indianapolis 500, with driver, car number, chassis-engine and four-lap qualification average speed in miles per hour Saturday and Sunday on the 2 1/2-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway track (r-rookie):
CART owner puts IRL rival into Indy lineup
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Chip Ganassi is bridging the open-wheel rivalry between CART and the Indy Racing League. He's also making some new friends.
Engineers want to know why bridge cables failed
CONCORD, N.C. -- Engineers discovered corroded steel cables in the rubble of a pedestrian bridge that collapsed as racing fans carried grills and coolers from Lowe's Motor Speedway.
For years Craig Johnson raced around the state to compete in motocross events. Finally, he decided it was time the Brainerd area had a place to race.
Flyers fall to Monticello in sub-section
LITTLE FALLS -- The Monticello Magic defeated the Little Falls Flyers 4-3 in the South Sub-Section 8AA team tournament Monday.
Because of incorrect information given to The Dispatch, it was incorrectly reported May 19 that Katie Talhami placed fourth in the 100-meter dash in the Area 5 Special Olympics track and field meet at Brainerd High School.
High School Baseball
No-hitter paces S-M
STAPLES -- Staples-Motley Cardinals pitcher Tim Honek silenced the New York Mills Eagles hitters with a no-hit performance to pick up a 12-2 Monday.
Warriors tie for second in tennis invitational
The No. 1 doubles team of Erik Bohn and Paul Tuchscherer placed second for Brainerd in the Warriors' tennis invitational Saturday.
High School Baseball
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)
Pillager season comes to an end
RICE--The Royalton Royals pounded out 20 hits to post a 24-2 victory over the Pillager Huskies in the Sub-Section 5A north softball tournament Monday.
Pequot boys eighth in True Team Class A meet
BLAINE -- The Pequot Lakes Patriots took eighth place with 205 points in the Class A boys' True Team track and field state meet at the National Sports Center in Blaine on Saturday.
Singer speeds by competition for Pequot Lakes in Twilight Invitational
PEQUOT LAKES -- Pequot Lakes junior James Singer took home first in the 100- and 200-meter dashes to lead the Patriots boys' track and field team to a second-place finish at the Twilight Invitational Monday.
Warriors knocked off by Fergus
ALEXANDRIA --The Brainerd Warriors defeated the Moorhead Spuds 6-1 but fell to the Fergus Falls Otters 5-2 in the North Sub-Section 8AA team tournament Monday.
Cardinals finish third in Class AA True Team meet
BLAINE -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals boys' track and field team placed third with 357.5 points in the Class AA True Team state meet at the National Sports Center in Blaine on Saturday.
Raiders split at baseball nationals
BATAVIA, N.Y. -- The Central Lakes College Raiders baseball team is in a familiar place.
Raiders' Huber, Litke named All-Americans
BATAVIA, N.Y. -- The Central Lakes College Raiders baseball team has had its most successful year ever and individual awards come along with that success.
Braves win two Victory League games
SWANVILLE -- The Brainerd Braves defeated Swanville 15-2 Sunday in a Victory League amateur baseball game.
5th in the nation It was a season to remember
BATAVIA, N.Y. -- Nic Hanson and his teammates won't soon forget the spring of 2000.
Erie bombards CLC
BATAVIA, N.Y. -- The Central Lakes College pitching staff threw a ton of balls for strikes Monday afternoon.
Stock car races at North Central Motor Speedway in Barrows were rained out Saturday for the second consecutive week.
Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows near 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Around the nation
Albany,N.Y. 48 54 .10 rn, Albuquerque 56 86 clr, Amarillo 52 87 .27 clr
Around the world
Amsterdam 63 51 cdy, Athens 80 66 cdy, Auckland 63 54 cdy
Tonight...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Go away cold
Weather drawing by Jessica Keranen of Mrs. Karen Zaffke's third grade class at Nisswa school.
Weather drawing by Lilly Anderson of Sharon Jendro's first grade class at Lowell school.
Around the nation
Birmingham 85 66 cdy, Bismarck 81 46 clr, Boise 84 52 clr
Around the world
Amsterdam 59 48 rn, Athens 78 64 clr, Auckland 59 50 cdy
Famed British actor John Gielgud dead at 96
LONDON -- Sir John Gielgud, the silken-voiced patrician actor whose Hamlet was regarded as the finest of the 20th century, has died. He was 96.
Extended family celebration can make life richer
DEAR ABBY: I agree with your answer to ''Caught in the Middle,'' whose new girlfriend resents his ex-wife's being present for their 6-year-old son's special days.
The Crow Wing County Memorial Day Committee will meet Thursday at the Brainerd American Legion Club.
Make sure collars fit
Dear Readers: This letter is a warning for cat and dog owners about the importance of checking their PETS' COLLARS from time to time.
There will be a senior dance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Brainerd Legion. Music by Frank Gust.
'Queen of Romance' novels dame Barbara Cartland dies
She was her own best story.
Widows of WWII vets are entitled to benefits
DEAR ABBY: Over the years, you have honored the men and women who have served our country in military service. As the widow of a military man, I want to express my gratitude. For the past two years, I have taken part in the ceremonies in Arlington Cemetery and at the Wall in Washington, D.C., and found them emotionally moving. Our country is free because young men and women in the service sacrificed their lives for their beloved America.
Flute master Jean-Pierre Rampal dies at 78
Jean-Pierre Rampal, the French classical flutist who brought the instrument into the soloist spotlight during a career lasting more than 50 years, died Saturday in Paris of heart failure. He was 78.
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