Kelli Patrick, daughter of Tom and Lisa Patrick, Brainerd, was accepted at Alexandria Technical College. She is a 2005 graduate of Brainerd High School and is enrolled in the interior design program.
LITTLE FALLS -- The State Patrol was called at 1:11 a.m. Saturday to a one-vehicle crash on Highway 10, just north of Little Falls.
THEFT -- The Oasis Spa, rural Staples, Thursday reported the theft of a six-place bath spa valued at $4,300.
This was Brainerd
JUNE 6 - 80 years ago (1925) - Yesterday's high mark of 92 degrees may be reached again today it was indicated early when a hot sun shot its blistery rays from a cloudless sky.
"There is no time to waste on 500 cases."
Aweis and LeCrecia Ali, who were appointed intern missionaries with the Church of the Nazarene and have been assigned to Ethiopia, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Church of the Nazarene. There will be a dinner served at 6 p.m.
A busy day for Miss Brainerd
Quinn Nystrom, the reigning Miss Brainerd, threw out the opening pitch Sunday night as the Brainerd Blue Thunder opened their home season.
He's a walking encyclopedia on the Gophers
If anyone wants to know the score of any game in the past 40 years that the University of Minnesota football team has played they could ask Phil Basore of Brainerd.
Play ball! Thunder in debut
Countless hours of planning went down the drain Saturday night when the Brainerd Blue Thunder's scheduled home opener against Alexandria was rained out.
On the trail again
Cyclists led by U.S. Congressman Jim Oberstar rode on one of the Baxter trails Sunday before ending their "Ride with Jim" ride at Forestview Middle School in Baxter. The ride, which originated at the Northland Arboretum, followed the Paul Bunyan Trail to Baxter.
Sophia C. Anderson
MINNETONKA -- Sophia C. Anderson, 93-year-old resident of Minnetonka, Minn., and formerly of Upsala, Minn., passed away Friday, June 3, 2005, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 6, at the Community Covenant Church in Upsala.
Darrel R. 'Kidge' Stangel
EMILY -- Darrel R. 'Kidge' Stangel, 52, of Emily, died on Friday, June 3, 2005, in Fairfield Township.
Melanie R. Jackson
McGREGOR -- Melanie R. Jackson, age 32, of McGregor, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, Minn.
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Charles 'Buzz' Van Blaricom
BACKUS -- Charles 'Buzz' Van Blaricom, 66, of Backus, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2005, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Your article on safe neighborhoods, June 1, reflected our sentiments exactly, "Numbers truly do not tell the whole story." The southwest neighborhood pictured is a good example of a neighborhood where everyone looks out for one another and a place we do feel space.
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Upcoming sporting events
Upcoming sporting events
Dinosaurs squeak out win in 16 innings
HARDING -- Mitch Becker led the Harding Dinosaurs with three hits, including two doubles and a run, as they topped the Pierz Brewers 6-5 in 16 innings Sunday in Victory League play.
Four Warriors win section titles
SARTELL -- Jenni Beilke won two championships and James Strand, Will Kassulker and Ally Hartje each won one as Brainerd Warrior girls' and boys' teams placed third in the Section 8, Class 2A track and field meet Saturday.
Wet weather delays 42 races at BIR
Mother Nature had a little more oomph than the powerful cars at Sunday's NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series West Central Divisional as 42 races were postponed because of inclement weather.
Fowl home opener
Northwoods League baseball returned to Brainerd after a two-season absence virtually without a glitch Sunday night.
Pro wrestling card slated for June 25 at Forestview
R&R Pro Wrestling will present five matches, a main event and battle royal 8 p.m. June 25 at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.
Lundgren, three other Patriots qualify for state
Mahnomen -- Teddy Lundgren of Pequot Lakes won a championship and three Patriot teammates also qualified for state following their performances in the Section 8, Class 1A track and field meet Saturday.
Flowers need sun
Weather drawing by Tarrin Carter in the Lowell first grade of Mrs. Czeck.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Partly to mostly sunny central and east. Increasing
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Sunny and warmer. Highs in the lower 80s to lower 90s.
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms early east central. Patchy fog early portions of east. Otherwise...Sunny to partly cloudy. Chance of afternoon thunderstorms west. Becoming windy west into central. Highs in the 80s to around 90.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy. Highs from the mid 70s north to the mid 80s south.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly cloudy. Highs from the middle 60s northeast to the
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