Brainerd American Legion Auxiliary Unit 255 sponsored Emily Lorenz, Chelsea Oakley and Ali Samp, students from Brainerd High School to attend Minnesota Girls State held at Bethel College in Arden Hills.
"I worked hard for it. I deserve it. And I have it. It's all mine."
This was Brainerd
JUNE 20 - 40 years ago (1965) - Bob Ryan, Brainerd, has been elected lieutenant governor of Zone 8 of Optimists International. Zone 8 includes Brainerd, Eveleth and two clubs in Duluth.
Van Hoecke finds destiny at LF zoo
LITTLE FALLS -- When Marnita Van Hoecke accepted a job in Little Falls her mother could not understand why Van Hoecke chose to leave their hometown of Pipestone when she was already offered a job there.
Shirley J. Nelson
Shirley J. Nelson, 81, Brainerd, died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at the Brenny Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
HILLMAN -- Edmund Beumer, age 84, of Lakin Township, Hillman, Minn., passed away Saturday, June 18, 2005, at his home in Lakin Township.
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Joyce M. Moe
McGREGOR -- Joyce M. Moe, age 73, of McGregor, died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd, Minn.
The funding problems caused by the "no new taxes" pledge has had a domino effect on the "safety net" for our less fortunate citizens. Some examples:
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Huskies nip Blue Thunder
The Brainerd Blue Thunder squandered a two-run lead late in the game as the Duluth Huskies came back to capture a 5-4 win Sunday at Mills Field. The Huskies also beat Brainerd 8-2 Saturday to complete the two-game series sweep.
Brainerd buries Cuyuna Range
CROSBY -- The Brainerd Braves received superior pitching and superior hitting to down the Cuyuna Range Miners 11-5 Sunday in Victory League play.
Tradition Mortgage wins
The Baxter Tradition Mortgage 10-under baseball team won the Brainerd tournament last weekend. Baxter went 5-0, defeating Lakeville 7-1 for the championship and qualifying for the state tournament. Front row: Kyler Kennedy (left), Ethan Sannes, Chris Pohlkamp, Thomas Stoxen, DJ Kraemer, Griffin Campbell, Nathan DeChaine, Garret Gaberich. Back row: Coach Jay Sannes (left) Drew Sannes, Keegan Kennedy, Cole Smith, Reno Fussy, Grant Reuer, coach Joe Pohlkamp.
Taste of victory
BARROWS -- The NASCAR Nextel Cup Series has Carl Edwards who does back flips when he wins a race.
Brainerd's Scearcy to be inducted to hall of fame
Brainerd Warriors baseball coach Lowell Scearcy is one of eight baseball coaches that will be inducted to the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Sunny. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s.
State forecast for Minnesota
Severe thunderstorm watch west central minnesota until 10 am...
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms mainly north. Highs in the lower to mid 80s...Cooler near the great lakes.
State forecast for N.D.
Severe thunderstorm watch until 8 am cdt or 7 am mdt southwest...
Weather drawing by Shianna Gustason of Ms. Ziegler's fourth grade class at Nisswa school.
State forecast for S.D.
Severe thunderstorm watch far north until 10 am cdt...
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