The following recently appeared in Crow Wing District Court:
"Unbelievable. I knew he'd make it."
Arb works on nature deficit
Sunlight sparkled on the small pond next to the Northland Arboretum and half a dozen bright kayaks plied the water.
Bartels keeps the fiesta going
EAST GULL LAKE - A few years before the late John Mariucci died of cancer in 1987 he asked Charlie Bartels to make him one promise.
Her feet are made for dancing
When she hears music whether at the dance studio, at home or even in a store 17-year old Randie Swanson's feet start moving.
The sound of music at Manhattan Beach
Glen Frey, founding member of the Eagles, took a break from the Eagles world tour and played a concert Saturday night to an enthusiastic crowd at the Manhattan Beach Lodge. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
This was Brainerd
JUNE 16 - 80 years ago (1928) - Lake Region conventions have a bearing on Brainerd in so far as Brainerd serves as the gateway to the lake region and tours assemble here. Resorts and cottages regard Brainerd as their central supply point.
Marlys J. Cartwright
Marlys J. Cartwright, age 63, resident of Brainerd, died Saturday, June 14, 2008, at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
Jason E. Johnson
Jason Edward Johnson, age 36, of rural Brainerd, died Friday, June 13, 2008.
Leslie J. Topp
PEQUOT LAKES - Leslie James Topp, 84, died peacefully on Friday, June 13, 2008, in Pequot Lakes.
Anna E. Bendert
BAXTER - Anna Elizabeth Bendert, age 93, of Baxter, died Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Diamond Willows Assistant Living.
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DEERWOOD - Richard "Butch" Renstrom, age 63, resident of Deerwood, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 14, 2008, at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by his wife, Mari Jo, and all his children at his bedside.
Rachel L. Garin
COON RAPIDS - Rachel Leah Garin, age 26, of Coon Rapids, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer.1
HILLMAN - Angelina "Angie" Janson, age 75, of Hillman, Minn., passed away Saturday, June 14, 2008, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
The burden of Guantanamo
WASHINGTON - The key words in Justice Anthony Kennedy's Guantanamo opinion do not involve the history of habeas corpus, the territorial status of Guantanamo Bay or the accountability of the executive branch to the rule of law.
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Land of opportunity?
Aisha Ford was a sociology major. But she was forced to take on a second course of study that doesn't show up on her college transcript. In addition to being a full-time student, she had to become a skilled fundraiser.
OTHER OPINION: PROVIDING HELP
Parents who want help saving for their children's college education enjoy generous tax breaks. Parents of disabled children, including children who have little or no hope of going to college, receive no such benefit to help defray the enormous extra costs their children may incur.
Mankato blanks Brainerd
The Mankato Moondogs broke open a 1-0 Northwoods League baseball game with a four-run eighth inning leading to a 6-0 victory over the Brainerd Blue Thunder Sunday at Mills Field.
Baxter's George wins women's skating marathon
Baxter's Rebecca George was the top female finisher in Saturday's Baxter Inline Marathon.
Records fall yet again at Sour Grapes
Kari Brown of Garfield and Matthew Cavanaugh of Woodbury won the seventh annual Sour Grapes Half Marathon Saturday at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd.
LOCAL SPORTS SHORTS
Saturday's races at North Central Speedway in Brainerd were rained out.
Harding's late rally does in the Braves
PIERZ - The Harding Dinosaurs scored three runs with two outs in the seventh to break a 1-1 tie and defeat the Brainerd Braves 4-1 Saturday night in Pierz.
Being kind to Fido
Weather drawing by Will Lundstsrom in the Riverside first grade of Mrs. Gessell.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy. A chance of afternoon showers mainly east. Highs in the low 60s northeast to the low 70s southwest. Tonight...A slight chance of evening showers northeast...Otherwise partly cloudy. Lows from the mid 40s to low 50s.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Clear to partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly cloudy northeast. Mostly sunny southwest. Highs in
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs 70s.
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. A slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms far west. Highs in the 70s.
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