VANDALISM --Allen Davidson, 400 block of West College Drive, reported his vehicle was keyed while it was parked at the Crow Wing County/Brainerd Airport.
Two injured in accident
Two people were injured in a single-vehicle accident Saturday on Highway 18, one mile east of the Brainerd Regional Human Services Center.
EMILY -- Three people were injured in a head-on collision here Saturday.
SOUTH ST. PAUL (AP) (USDA) -- Monday cattle: 400.
BURGLARY -- Marjean Postelthwaite, Minneapolis, reported Saturday a break-in at her East Twin Lake cabin.
One person suffered minor injuries when the vehicle he was in rolled over Monday on Highway 84, about five miles north of Pine River, the State Patrol reported.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Wheat receipts Monday 127, a year ago 165.
New Pebble Beach, same U.S. Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- The last time Matt Gogel was walking the fairways of Pebble Beach, he watched a seven-stroke lead disappear on the back nine as Tiger Woods stormed to his sixth straight PGA Tour victory.
Paulson nips Duval in four-hole playoff
HARRISON, N.Y. -- Dennis Paulson knows you can't survive on the PGA Tour thinking small.
State officials estimate more than $8 million in storm damage
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Flooding and heavy rain in southeastern Minnesota earlier this month caused more than $8 million in damage, according to state estimates released Monday.
Diocese to close four churches
ST. CLOUD (AP) -- The St. Cloud Diocese has announced plans to close four Roman Catholic churches within the next 10 years because of a priest shortage.
C-I School Board accepts Makinen's resignation
CROSBY -- The Crosby-Ironton School Board accepted Superintendent Bill Makinen's resignation this morning.
Study indicates warming Midwest could bring changes
ST. PAUL (AP) -- A federal study ordered by Congress in 1990 projects average temperatures in the Midwest will rise 5 to 10 degrees Fahrenheit in the 21st century.
Roads washed out in North Dakota
Grand Forks County officials advised no travel early Tuesday in areas around Larimore and Gilby, north and west of Grand Forks, after a night of heavy rain washed out roads.
Farm relief program available
Farmers who missed out on last year's $4-per-acre state farm relief program have a second chance to apply, but they have to act by June 30, said Rep. Steve Wenzel, DFL-Little Falls.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a small fire in a residence on Gould Gray Road today.
Without question, Republicans back Grams
ROCHESTER (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Rod Grams rumbled into the Mayo Civic Center on a tractor Saturday, snatched up the Republican endorsement and told delegates to help him finish the job he started.
'00 graduates aren't done with schoolbooks yet
Almost 90 percent of the students in the Brainerd High School Class of 2000 plan to continue their education.
Board OKs food price increases
The Brainerd School Board Monday approved price increases in the food service lunch and breakfast programs for the coming school year in order to help reduce the projected food service deficit in half.
Police seek driver in fatal crash
SPICER (AP) -- Authorities in Kandiyohi County on Monday were seeking the driver of a vehicle that crashed, killing a passenger, in a one-vehicle accident.
News Council dismisses ballpark complaint against newspaper
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A complaint by the Taxpayers League of Minnesota against the Star Tribune of Minneapolis over the editorial board's support of a new ballpark was dismissed Monday by the Minnesota News Council.
Jail, detox center to open in July
It has been a long road, but a much anticipated project is finally near completion.
Woman dies in custody of police
ST. PAUL (AP) -- A woman who had been running up and down the street naked and screaming hysterically about snakes died while in the custody of police, according to police spokesman Michael Jordan.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1980) - Leonard Strobel of 1102 12th Avenue NE has been awarded the Designation of Knight of the York Cross of Honour. The honorary degree, highest in the York Rite of Freemasonry, is conferred on those who've held the highest office in each of the four bodies of the rite.
Moe: State's 1991 loan to Northwest could protect against possible merger
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Roger Moe says he believes the state's $838 million in financial aid to Northwest Airlines in 1991 and accompanying agreements could be used to shelter the carrier from a merger with American Airlines.
Family of student who drown sues high school
ST. CLOUD (AP) -- The family of a student who drowned last November in the Apollo High School swimming pool has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the St. Cloud School District.
Teen-ager drowns in indoor pool
ST. PAUL (AP) -- A 15-year-old boy, whose family came to the United States just two months ago from Somalia, drowned here in the swimming pool of his apartment building.
Search to resume for man presumed drowned
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Water patrols searched Monday for a man presumed drowned in the Mississippi River at Hidden Falls in St. Paul.
Teamsters go on strike at Pepsi facility in Minneapolis suburb
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- More than 400 members of Teamsters Local 792 went on strike Sunday night at the Pepsi bottling plant in Burnsville that serves the Twin Cities metropolitan area, union and company officials said.
State planners take first step into Brainerd, Baxter annexation dispute
Though brief, a new step began Monday in the annexation dispute between Baxter and Brainerd.
Displaced nursing-home residents returning to Ada
ADA (AP) -- Virginia Rinerson thought she was leaving her nursing home here for a few days. Three years later, she's back.
Nisswa Elementary School was recently awarded a $259,000 federal grant to develop an after-school reading center designed to help children who are struggling to learn to read.
Jacqueline Norling, daughter of Nancy Norling of Brainerd, has been named to the Dean's list for the Spring Semester 2000 at Mayville State University in North Dakota.
Board approves fence
WALKER -- The Cass County Board of Adjustment Monday night approved, through a compromise, a variance that was requested to put up a fence between properties on Leech Lake.
Girl pulls preschooler from swimming pool
HOPKINS(AP) -- Ten-year-old Maranda Cleveland was a bit scared when she saw the little boy lying on the bottom of the swimming pool at her apartment complex, so she figured it would be helpful to pull him up.
Showing off her summer tan
A white-tailed doe peered from the woods along the Paul Bunyan Trail near Nisswa Monday night. The white-tailed deer's summer tan coat contrasted sharply with the dark woods. (Dispatch Photo by Steve Kohls)
Several people injured in monorail accident at Minnesota Zoo
APPLE VALLEY (AP) -- Several people were injured at the Minnesota Zoo Saturday when one monorail train rear-ended another as passengers were disembarking.
LITTLE FALLS (AP) -- Not a lot of good news comes out of the agriculture industry these days, but the Central Minnesota Ethanol Cooperative is a source of satisfaction for some farmers.
Government to pay Nixon estate $18 million
WASHINGTON -- After 20 years of hotly contested litigation, the government has agreed to pay Richard Nixon's estate $18 million for his presidential papers and reel after reel -- 3,700 hours worth -- of secretly recorded tape it seized when he resigned in 1974.
13-year-old boy indicted as adult in teacher killing
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A 13-year-old boy accused of shooting a teacher to death after being sent home for throwing water balloons was indicted as an adult Monday on first-degree murder charges.
White House: Rural elderly would suffer under Republican health care overhaul
WASHINGTON -- Older Americans who live outside metropolitan areas have a tougher time getting and paying for prescription medication, and their situation would worsen in a Republican-backed health care overhaul, the White House claims.
Gas prices jump 9 cents in three weeks
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- Gasoline prices climbed 8.82 cents a gallon in the past three weeks as a new kind of reformulated gas made its way to the pumps, giving some cities an average price of more than $2 a gallon.
Census worker killed by pack of dogs
NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- A pack of dogs attacked and killed a 71-year-old Census Bureau worker who apparently walked past warning signs in an attempt to count the occupants of an isolated rural home.
CHICAGO (AP) -- With new medical technology reshaping the debate over capital punishment, a group of public health physicians hopes the American Medical Association will seek a national moratorium on executions.
Cyber-pirates plunder Asia's Internet boom
BEIJING -- Feng Jiangzhou got hijacked on the information superhighway.
Cape Cod's original matchmaker leaves 400 matches
HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) -- Edna May Lattimer spent most of her life looking for love, but not for herself.
North, South Korea begin historic summit
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Clapping for each other and holding hands in a historic meeting today, the leaders of South Korea and North Korea exchanged hopes they can end hostilities on the divided Korean Peninsula.
Report: One in six children in developed world lives in poverty
LONDON -- One in six children in the world's richest nations live in poverty, with the United States and Britain among the worst examples, according to the U.N. Children's Fund.
Top crayon firms agree to eliminate asbestos-like fibers from products
WASHINGTON -- The nation's top three crayon manufacturers have agreed to reformulate their product to eliminate an ingredient that may contain asbestos or asbestos-like fibers, after Consumer Product Safety Commission tests found small amounts of the cancer-causing material in some crayons.
Poll: Internet attracting key segments of news audience
WASHINGTON -- Key segments of the nation's news audience, particularly younger and better-educated Americans, and those seeking financial information, are turning increasingly to the Internet, says a new poll on media trends.
New York crowd cheers Bruce Springsteen's Diallo song
NEW YORK -- Caught in another political storm over his lyrics, The Boss responded by letting his music do the talking.
More high-tech jobs mean higher home prices, HUD study finds
SEATTLE -- The booming national economy, due in large part to the increase of good paying high-tech jobs, is presenting a down side for Americans -- home purchase and rental prices are going through the roof, according to a Department of Housing and Urban Development study.
Tobacco CEOs set to detail industry's changes to jury
MIAMI -- The hot seat for tobacco company executives could soon be on the witness stand, not in the boardroom.
Solomon Islands rebels ponder response to latest attacks
HONIARA, Solomon Islands -- A new brand of militants has joined the unrest in the Solomon Islands, killing one man in an attack that raised fears over further turmoil in the South Pacific island chain.
Ahead of Koreas summit: Celebration in South; silence in North
SEOUL, South Korea -- One year ago, a clash between warships symbolized the volatility between South Korea and North Korea since their peninsula was divided more than a half-century ago.
Urban districts are revolving door for education leaders
WASHINGTON --The toughest spot in American education is the helm of a large city school district, say leaders and educators trying to stop the revolving schoolhouse door.
Oil refiners, EPA discuss gas prices
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal officials met for two hours with refiners Monday, and the EPA's top air pollution official said he heard ''no good explanation'' for soaring gasoline prices in Midwest cities where new requirements require cleaner-burning gas.
Syria moves to hand power to Bashar Assad
DAMASCUS, Syria -- Tens of thousands of mourners, waving black banners and wailing with grief, took to the streets on the eve of President Hafez Assad's state funeral, while Syria's powerful military closed ranks behind the late leader's son and heir apparent, Bashar Assad.
Women molested in wolfpack attacks
NEW YORK -- At least seven women enjoying a warm afternoon in a crowded area of Central Park were attacked by gangs of young men who ripped off their clothing and in some cases robbed them.
Until N.M. blaze, Park Service was setting more 'prescribed fires'
WASHINGTON -- Until last month, the National Park Service had been sharply increasing the number of fires set to clear brush and rehabilitate landscapes, tripling the area burned in just four years.
Ordinary Syrians, world leaders alike mourn at Assad's funeral
DAMASCUS, Syria -- Pallbearers in scarlet berets and combat fatigues bore the body of Syrian President Hafez Assad through streets thronged with weeping, chanting mourners on Tuesday, a day of funeral ceremonies fraught with national grief and filled with political portents.
Supreme Court helps workers
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court made it easier today for employees to prove they were victims of on-the-job discrimination, or at least to get their claims before a jury.
Retail sales down
The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that retail sales nationwide fell to a seasonally adjusted $266 billion last month, the first back-to-back decline since July and August of 1998.
West Hollywood gays, lesbians preach pride, activism at parade
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- You could find practically everything at the West Hollywood Gay Pride march, except for tons of modesty.
Wildfires burn homes in Colorado mountains
PINE JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) -- Driven by wind and feeding on tinderbox conditions, a fire raged out of control in the pine-covered Colorado foothills early Tuesday after forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes.
Soldiers open fire at rebel leader's car in Fiji; no injuries reported
SUVA, Fiji -- Soldiers opened fire today on a car carrying coup leader George Speight, putting bullet holes in the side but causing no injuries, when the rebel boss ventured out of parliament where he has been holding 31 people hostage.
Key nuclear weapons secrets lost at Los Alamos
WASHINGTON -- Investigators are intensely looking for two computer hard drives, containing nuclear weapons secrets, discovered missing from a vault at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The incident is prompting renewed questions in Congress over security at the federal research labs.
Who's the best 3-year-old?
NEW YORK -- After the Kentucky Derby, Fusaichi Pegasus was being touted as the next Secretariat.
A tale of two quarterbacks
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- It took Steve Young months to finally decide to give up football. Once he made his mind up, the rest was easy.
Jury finds Lewis' former co-defendants innocent
ATLANTA (AP) -- Two friends and former co-defendants of Ray Lewis were acquitted of murder and assault charges, hours after the NFL star began practicing with his team again.
Devils win Stanley Cup in series that wouldn't end
DALLAS -- Two nights passed into morning, and still a Stanley Cup had not been won.
Unfriendly skies for Viking Randy Moss disobeys flight attendant, gets kicked off flight
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss was kicked off an airplane Monday night after a confrontation with a flight attendant over the storage of carry-on luggage.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Meg Mallon closed with a 5-under-par 67 for an 8-under 280 total and a two-stroke victory in the Rochester International.
Kuerten wins another French Open
PARIS -- Even in victory, Gustavo Kuerten showed just how hard it is to win the French Open.
Twins sign five more picks
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) --The Minnesota Twins signed five more picks from last week's amateur draft.
Griffey, Sosa and McGwire avoid interleague sweeps
Ken Griffey Jr. is glad to be finished with the junior circuit for a while. Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, too.
'Driven' White Sox open three-game lead on Cleveland
Maybe the Cleveland Indians won't blow away the AL Central this season.
Yankees and Cubs talking about Sosa
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees are talking with the Chicago Cubs about a Sammy Sosa trade, and so are several other teams.
Uptight Radke falls to 3-8
MINNEAPOLIS -- Brad Radke swore that he wouldn't let his uncertain financial future affect his on-field fortunes this season.
Pacers earn some breathing room
INDIANAPOLIS -- Back home in Indiana, the Pacers turned into a different team.
Rice steams over lack of playing time
INDIANAPOLIS -- Glen Rice could have picked a better time to vent his feelings about being left out of the Los Angeles Lakers offense.
Milton, Twins overcome shaky start, beat A's
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Eric Milton got into a groove. Butch Huskey got lucky.
Cunningham is schooled in Cowboys' lore
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Randall Cunningham has played against the Dallas Cowboys enough times that he knows all about his new team's traditions.
Seminoles stay alive in title hunt
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Florida State's Ryan Barthelemy already is in pretty good company atop the College World Series home run list.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Columbia's Cristina Teuscher, the NCAA swimming champion whose times in the 400-meter freestyle and individual medley were the second-fastest in the world this year, won the Honda-Broderick Cup as the nation's outstanding collegiate woman athlete.
Glenn E. Boyd
AITKIN -- Glenn E. Boyd, 72, Aitkin, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at home.
Sam A. Rheude
PEQUOT LAKES -- Sam A. Rheude, Pequot Lakes, died today, June 13, 2000, at home.
Willis B. Paulson
KIMBERLY -- Willis B. Paulson, 77, Kimberly, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Riverwood Health Care Center of Aitkin.
Evelyn B. Spilman
AITKIN --Evelyn B. Spilman, 85, Aitkin, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Riverwood Health Care Center of Aitkin.
Ernest R. Thorson
OSSEO --Ernest R. Thorson, 81, Osseo, and formerly of Cushing, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at Berkshire Residence of Osseo.
Elmer O. Vergin
ROCKFORD -- Elmer O. Vergin, 88, Rockford, died Friday, June 9, 2000, at the Buffalo Hospital.
Clarice Brunelle Hendricks
MINNEAPOLIS -- Clarice (Newton) Brunelle Hendricks, 86, of Minneapolis and formerly of Brainerd, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, in Minneapolis.
Lisle M. Keppers
Lisle M. Keppers, 96, Brainerd, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village of Brainerd.
LITTLE FALLS -- Myrtle Ligman, 89, Little Falls, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls.
Mark G. Curtis
DULUTH -- Mark G. Curtis, 80, Duluth, died June 9, 2000, at his home.
Robert M. Halverson
MERRIFIELD -- Robert M. Halverson, 83, Merrifield, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village of Brainerd.
Ray L. Johnson
MIAMI, Fla. -- Ray L. Johnson, 65, Miami, Fla., formerly of Backus, died Dec. 25, 1999.
Blanche C. Conway
BEMIDJI -- Blanche Caroline Conway, 81, Bemidji, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at home.
AITKIN -- Glenn Boyd, 72, Aitkin, died today, June 12, 2000, at his home.
William 'Bill' Klein
William "Bill" Klein, 75, Brainerd, died Monday, June 12, 2000, in Orlando, Fla.
Richard 'Dick' J. Olek
PIERZ --Richard "Dick" John Olek, 71, Pierz, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
Ruth S. Jugasek
PROCTOR --Ruth Sarah Jugasek, 72, Proctor, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at St. Luke's Hospice.
Ann M. Svedvik
CROSSLAKE -- Ann Marie Svedvik, 77, Crosslake, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Village of Pine River.
LITTLE FALLS -- Myrtle Ligman, 89, Little Falls, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Lutheran Care Center of Little Falls.
BACKUS -- Charles Ruhl, 79, Backus, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at home.
Robert M. Halverson
MERRIFIELD --Robert M. Halverson, 83, Merrifield, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village of Brainerd.
AITKIN -- Willis Paulson, 77, Aitkin, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at Riverwood Health Care Center of Aitkin.
On the 25th of June 1950, 90,000 North Korean troops invaded South Korea. As of the 25th of this month we observe the 50th anniversary of that day. American troops were immediately involved in defense of liberty and the land of South Korea.
My name is Matt Taylor. I am the owner of the Eclectic Cafe in downtown Brainerd, and a facilitator of the Rock Sober program. Early this afternoon, while Rock Sober was taking a break, a man on a bicycle rode up to me on the sidewalk in front of the Eclectic Cafe. I would estimate this man's age at about 30 years, he was wearing a bright red t-shirt and a red baseball cap. His name was Darryl, unless the name tag he was wearing belonged to another. Darryl asked me, and I quote: "Hey, man, you know where I can score some weed?"
For decades, school textbooks across the nation referred to American Indi
Ruling to have Gates breaking up
The Microsoft case is beginning to resemble a rigged fox hunt in which Bill Gates pretends to outrun a pack of short-legged beagles and mounted hunters, leading them all on a seemingly desperate race for the company's survival.
Israeli infighting imperils peace talks
(The following editorial appeared in Friday's Los Angeles Times:
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post:
Bush lacks credibility with blacks
If there was one prominent black Democrat in the country George W. Bush had a chance to entice to his side, it was the Rev. Floyd H. Flake, the enigmatic former congressman from Queens.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1980) - Two new events, a canoe race from Crosby to Brainerd, and a kiddie parade will be added to this year's Johnny Inkslinger celebration.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Results Sunday from the NASCAR Winston Cup Series Kmart 400 at Michigan Speedway with finishing position, starting position (in parentheses), driver, type of car, laps completed, reason out (if any) and money won:
Stewart builds momentum with second straight win
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Suddenly, Tony Stewart's got momentum.
Chesterman wins CBIR opener
Cy Chesterman could breathe a sigh of relief after defending his Federal Mogul Funny Car title on Sunday.
NCMS finally has another race
After four weeks of rainouts, Mother Nature shined on North Central Motor Speedway Saturday as 114 cars competed on Kids' night.
Gulls' Rouse has a theory for baseball..and life
Brainerd Mighty Gulls shortstop Mike Rouse has been playing baseball for as long as he can remember.
B-H-V's Nelson wins state title
BLAINE -- The cheers kept getting bigger and Amy Nelson's times kept getting smaller.
Mounds View, Anoka, Plainview, Holdingford win state track titles
BLAINE (AP) -- Mounds View took the boy's Class AA state high school track and field championship Saturday, while Anoka won the girls' AA crown, Plainview won the boys' Class A title and Holdingford won the girls' A meet.
Staples-Motley boys win two relays at state
BLAINE -- The Staples-Motley boys' track and field team went on a roller coaster ride Saturday at the Class A state meet at the Nationals Sports Center.
Northwoods League Baseball
Mighty Gulls take two games from Minot
MINOT, N.D. -- The Brainerd Mighty Gulls smacked out 12 hits in an 11-1 Northwoods League win over the Minot Greenheads on Sunday.
A fan bus to the Brainerd Warriors baseball game against Elk River in the Class 3A state tournament will leave 9 a.m. Thursday from the south doors at Brainerd High School.
Northwoods League Baseball
Tom Zelinske has never been on an airplane but he's going for the gusto in his first flight.
Home runs lift Braves to title
ST. MATHIAS -- Nine home runs turned into 28 runs for the Brainerd Braves who demolished Clarissa 28-5 in the championship game of the St. Mathias baseball tournament Sunday.
Zirolli's complete game sparks Gulls
Mike Ziroli of the Brainerd Mighty Gulls pitched a complete game for his second victory of the season in a 4-2 victory over the Grand Forks Channel Cats Monday at Mills Field.
Wait worthwhile for Warriors' 4x400
BLAINE -- The Brainerd Warriors 4x400 relay team waited all day for its event to take place.
Around the nation
Albany,N.Y. 83 52 .60 cdy
Tonight -- Becoming mostly cloudy with a good chance for thunderstorms. Lows middle 50s. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Rain predicted in Northeast, Plains
Northeast skies were cloudy and thick with drizzle early today, while rain and strong showers rumbled from the northern Plains to the Gulf Coast.
Around the world
Amsterdam 66 57 cdy
Tonight...Mostly cloudy with thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 50s. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Flying a kite
Weather drawing by James Jensen of Mrs. Meyer's third grade class at Riverside school.
Hit the lakes
Weather drawing by Ashley Dunbar in the Lowell School first-grade class of Sharon Jendro.
Around the nation
Albany,N.Y. 60 55 rn
Names and faces
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) -- Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards says that despite being diagnosed with osteoporosis four years ago, she's stronger than ever.
Dear Heloise: Sometimes I send a calendar with pictures of their hometown to students away at school or college.
Message sent by car ads is offensive to safe drivers
DEAR ABBY: I was pleased to see the letter in your column referring to the commercial showing two ''ladies'' driving aggressively to get a parking space ahead of each other. The third time we saw it, my husband and I decided to disconnect the television cable.
Names and faces
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A judge has sentenced Bobby Brown to 75 days in jail for violating his probation for a drunken driving conviction.
Dear Heloise: Hint 1: To make it easier to find the deductible checks I've written throughout the year at tax time, I use red and blue pencils and place a red dot in the code column of my checkbook for medical expenses and a blue dot for charitable expenses.
Better Business Bureau won't give undue credit
DEAR ABBY: Please do your readers a service by cautioning them to phone the Better Business Bureau whenever they receive a ''great'' offer they are considering accepting.
The Lakes Area Law Enforcement Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the
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