Kyle O'Grady, the son of Kent and Cindy O'Grady of Brainerd, has accepted admission to St. Olaf College this fall.
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Crow Wing sheriff
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a grass fire at 5:10 p.m. Saturday in the Jaycees Park at Rosewood and 15th streets in Brainerd.
The following recently appeared in Crow Wing District Court:
Gary Fox, a 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion re-enactor from Rockford, Ill., who is 65 years old, took off for a jog down Camp Ripley's main road Saturday during the camp's appreciation day. The Minnesota Military Museum at the camp was saluting the service of America's airborne forces and Minnesota's airborne veterans from World War II to the current wars in the Middle East. (Dispatch Photo by Clint Wood)
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Brainerd native Tom Probst and the Colorado Rockies visited the Metrodome last week. See Sports Tuesday.
County attorney finds no unfair campaign practice in defeat of Samuelson
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan has found no probable cause for any charges regarding allegations of unfair campaign practices levied against the Senate (Republican) Victory Fund in November's Senate District 12 race between Don Samuelson and Paul Koering.
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Special camp designed to help grieving children heal
BAXTER -- It's a special camp for Minnesota children who are grieving the death of a parent, sibling or significant friend.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1983) - An open house is being held at Citizens State Bank on Sunday to pay tribute to Marvin Campbell, who is stepping down from an active role in banking after 40 years.
Slayings suspect may be dead
The body of a man matching the description of the Brainerd man wanted for the May 29 murders of three people in Pillager was found in a Las Vegas hotel room today.
BAXTER -- The Baxter Utilities Commission will meet 4 p.m. Wednesday at Baxter City Hall.
ST. CLOUD -- Jack Brodmarkle, 88, died June 14 at the VA Hospital in St. Cloud. Arrangements are with Nelson-Doran Funeral Home. Memorial service will be at a later date.
Marion V. Jenkins
BREEZY POINT -- Marion V. Jenkins, 83, Breezy Point, d
Roger Lee Holder
OSAKIS -- Roger Lee Holder, age 64 of Osakis, Minn., formerly of Brainerd, died on June 11 at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1938, to Leland and Arline (Baker) Hold
OTHER OPINIONS Child tax credit
Extending the federal child tax credit to lower-income families who were left out of the $350 billion tax cut bonanza signed into law last month would do a lot to help families in Koochiching County that are struggling to make ends meet.
On May 4, 2003, I was traveling south from Akeley when my van broke down on Highway 64 and 56th Street Southwest. I had to leave the van as I had no way to tow it. I had previously broken down with the same van about three months earlier on t
Thomsen wins third consecutive feature at NCS
Donnie Thomsen of Baxter became the first racer at North Central Speedway to win three consecutive features this season.
State workers struggle in era of layoffs
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota is undergoing its most widespread downsizing in state government in two decades, union leaders say.
Crooks find fortune in day care fraud
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Day care fraud is becoming the "new pot of gold" in Minnesota. Investigators say it has become the fastest-growing form of public-assistance fraud in the state.
Census figures show more women making Twin Cities home
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Twin Cities area stands besides cities like Boston and San Francisco when it comes to attracting highly educated young women who have a choice where they want to live, new census data showed.
St. Cloud State looking to expand programs on tribal planning
ST. PAUL (AP) -- St. Cloud State University and an American Indian-owned company in St. Paul have collaborated on an education program geared toward tribal planning and gaming.
Search resumes for missing 5-year-old in Chisholm
CHISHOLM (AP) -- Authorities resumed searching Monday for a 5-year-old girl who was last seen walking out of her home barefoot late Saturday afternoon.
Wisconsin man wins Great American Think-Off
NEW YORK MILLS (AP) -- We do reap what we sow.
State looks to drug makers' discount programs for help
ST. PAUL (AP) -- If the promise of a new law comes true, thousands more Minnesotans will soon get free or cheaper prescription drugs while the state saves itself millions.
Diplomats meet with detained Minnesotan, journalists, in Laos
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) -- Western diplomats met Monday for the first time with two European journalists and a Minnesota man detained in Laos nearly two weeks ago for alleged involvement in the killing of a village security guard while they were pursuing a news story.
Klabo named to all-tournament team
ST. PAUL -- Brainerd outfielder Chris Klabo was one of 10 players named to the 2003 Class 3A Minnesota State Baseball All-Tournament team, presented by U.S. Bank and the Minnesota State High School League.
Means, Hardy propel Fort Ripley
FORT RIPLEY -- Matt Means pitched eight innings and collected five strikeouts to power the Fort Ripley Rebels past the Upsala Blue Jays 6-1 Sunday.
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State forecast for north dakota
Today...Partly sunny northwest. A chance of thunderstorms central. Scattered thunderstorms east. Highs in the upper 70s west to the mid 80s east.
Weather drawing by Karli Ring of Mrs. Ruen's first grade class at Baxter school.
Iowa state forecast
Monday...Mostly sunny east. Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms west during the afternoon. Highs in the 80s.
Today...Partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms...Mainly in the afternoon. Highs 80 to 85. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
State forecast for south dakota
Tonight...Scattered showers and thunderstorms ending west. A chance of thunderstorms part of the northeast. Otherwise...Clear to partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s to lower 60s.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. Highs from the mid 70s to the mid 80s. Cooler near the great lakes.
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