Search hampered by high winds
CROSSLAKE -- High winds and large waves Monday hampered the search for a 28-year-old Andover woman presumed to have drowned on Lower Whitefish Lake.
John Fraki, the son of Michael and Nadine Fraki of Baxter, plans to enroll at Concordia College, Moorhead, this fall. Fraki was involved in hockey, golf, Spanish Club and was a honor graduate at Brainerd High School.
Matthew M. Unzeitig, 18, and Maranda L. Fogle, 19, both of Ironton.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a grass fire about 1:42 p.m. Sunday off of Crow Wing County Road 2, south of Brainerd.
REMER -- Two people were injured in a single-vehicle accident Saturday on Highway 6, three miles north of Remer.
"I'd tried all kinds of other diets prior to this. "I'd lose and gain and lose and gain. I did that for years."
A really big loser honored
Steve Kaiser is the biggest loser in Minnesota.
Motorcyclist, ATV rider among three who died on area roadways
Three people are dead following separate accidents in the Brainerd lakes area this past weekend.
This was Brainerd
60 years ago (1944) - A 19-pound muskie, measuring 42 inches was caught in Perch Lake by Lyle W. Hanson, 1119 Oak Street.
Woman presumed drowned after falling out of pontoon on Lower Whitefish Lake near Crosslake
A 28-year-old Andover woman is presumed to have drowned after falling from a moving pontoon boat Saturday on Lower Whitefish Lake, near Crosslake.
In a Page 1A story in Sunday's Dispatch about Dru Sjodin's family, the story should have said Linda Walker, Sjodin's mother, said she could find forgiveness for the perpetrator who murdered her daughter. Walker did not address suspect Alphonso Rodriguez Jr. by name.
Pet of the week
Lindsey is a tiger-striped domestic short-hair female who is approximately 1 1/2 years old. Her owner was moving and couldn't take Lindsey with him. This pet and others are available for adoption at Heartland Animal Rescue Team.
Fishing under a cloud
A pair of anglers trolled the shoreline of Whipple Lake in Baxter Sunday afternoon. Brainerd Dispatch/Nels Norquist
Harvey G. Poissant
COON RAPIDS -- Harvey G. Poissant, age 56, a resident of Coon Rapids, Minn., formerly of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Friday, June 18, 2004, at North Memorial Hospice in Brooklyn Center, Minn.
Roger J. Staples
DEERWOOD -- Roger James Staples, age 69, of Deerwood, passed away Friday, June 18, at his home. He was born November 25 in Slayton, Minn., to Vincent and Myrtle Staples.
Eleanor Norquist, age 81, resident of Brainerd, died Sunday, June 20, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are with Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd.
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Duane R. Anderson
NEW HOPE -- Duane (Duey) R. Anderson, age 43, died June 17, 2004, at his home in New Hope, Minn. We was born April 16, 1961, in Crosby, Minn., to Lois (Rivers) and Ronald Anderson.
As I sat on a chair in front of the All Veterans Memorial on the Court House lawn on June 14 and thought about the meaning of our flag, I was ashamed at the number of us who remember what it is about our flag that is so important to everyone.
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Two rollovers overshadow races
BARROWS -- North Central Speedway fans saw not one, but two, rollovers Saturday night.
Buckman edges Flensburg in ninth
BUCKMAN -- Buckman's Todd Robinson drew a walk with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game at eight then Pete Oldakowski followed with a single to give the Billygoats a dramatic 9-8 win over the Flensburg Falcons in Victory League baseball Sunday.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of showers...And
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs from the upper 60s northwest to 70s elsewhere.
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers mainly north and west. Highs 65 to 70 north and 70 to 75 south.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Showers and thunderstorms central and south this
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. A chance of showers north with
Weather drawing by Jenna Hollingsworth of Mrs. Meyer's third grade class at Riverside school.
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