Tara Ryan, the daughter of Jenney Ryan of Brainerd, graduated with summa cum laude honors from the University of Minnesota-Dul
Applications available for TCC Head Start program
Tri-County Community Action Inc. Head Start is currently taking applications for the 2003-04 school year in Crow Wing, Morrison and Todd counties.
Cause of helicopter crash still unknown
The cause of a helicopter crash Friday in Baxter has not yet been determined.
Brooklyn Park man drowns in Horseshoe Lake
McGREGOR -- A 40-year-old Brooklyn Park man died of an apparent drowning Saturday on Horseshoe Lake northeast of McGregor.
This was Brainerd
JUNE 23 - 40 years ago (1963) - Joyce Maureen Trask, Miss Brainerd of 1963, will compete in the Miss Minnesota State Finals Pageant to be held at Rochester.
Burglars steal money meant for single mom, her premature baby
When Angie Peterson, a waitress at the Westside Cafe in Brainerd, delivered her baby girl three months early her coworkers and restaurant patrons were concerned.
Storm offers extra special effects
Heavy rains Sunday night collapsed part of the roof of Falls Cinema in Little Falls, damaging a storage and mechanical room and sending about 20 people running for the exits.
Retirements mean two new faces in auditor's office
Two Crow Wing County employees in the auditor's office left with a combined 50-plus years of experience between them and now there are new faces in the office.
Lois M. Anderson
McGREGOR -- Lois M. Anderson, age 84 of McGregor, formerly of Duluth and Esko, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at her home.
Ellen M. Parks, 86, Brainerd, died Saturday, June 21, 2003.
Aiden Dain Lendway
Aiden Dain Lendway, infant son of Blaine Lendway and Jane Kavanaugh of Brainerd, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at his home. Born May 6, 2003, in Brainerd.
Frank John Voltin
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Frank John Voltin, age 90, of South Bend, Ind., formerly of Pierz, passed away Friday, June 20, 2003, at his residence.
Lauretta 'Lolly' Wollersheim
Lauretta "Lolly" Wollersheim, 92, of Brainerd, died Friday, June 20, 2003, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd. Lauretta Katherine Fox was born Dec. 1, 1911, in Freeport, to John and Dina (Finken) Fox. She grew and attended school in St. Rosa.
Gladys J. Thurlow
Gladys J. Thurlow, 90, Brainerd, died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village.
The board of directors of the Minnesota Foundation for Children extends our sincere appreciation to your n
Traffic on 210
Let's start with the obvious: Traffic conditions in Brainerd and Baxter area are terrible. It's road construction season in Minnesota and those two cities are getting a Paul Bunyan-size dose of it this year.
(This editorial was published in the June 18 Bemidji Pioneer.)
George and Lorri Badeaux
George and Lorri (MacFarland) Badeaux, Pillager, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married June 23, 1978, in Brainerd.
Polesitters dominate action at North Central
When a stock car racer earns the inside, front row position or pole position for a race, his or her mission is to win.
Weaver: State's sex offender policy is unchanged
ST. PAUL (AP) -- The Pawlenty administration says the state is not changing its criteria for releasing the most dangerous sex offenders.
Parents of missing Chisholm girl appeal for help on national TV
CHISHOLM (AP) -- The parents of a missing Chisholm girl who vanished after going to a friend's house to play went on national television Monday to appeal for help in getting her back.
Shoreview hopes Linus statue will be a big draw
SHOREVIEW (AP) -- This St. Paul suburb has named a shy, thumb-sucking, blanket-toting kid as its ambassador.
Workers find jobs scarce in state's tech industry
ST. PAUL (AP) -- The computer systems industry has been one of the state's hardest-hit sectors outside of manufacturing with nearly one in five jobs disappearing from 2000 to 2002.
Rockville looks back one year after consolidation
ROCKVILLE (AP) -- A thriving city was what they expected when this small city consolidated with Pleasant Lake and Rockville Township. One year later, residents say they're still waiting to see what they were promised.
City-owned cemeteries are a dying breed in Minnesota
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Fewer and fewer Minnesota cities show an interest in owning cemeteries. But others regard them as integral parts of a city's mission and history.
Saints need just seven innings
ST. MATHIAS -- Brad Streiff pitched a complete-game victory to lead the St. Mathias Saints past the Aitkin Barnstormers 12-2 Sunday in Victory League amateur baseball.
Any thoughts the Twins had that they could run away with the AL Central ended last week when the Royals nearly moved back into first place by taking three of four from Minnesota. The Twins avoided a sweep with a 16-2 rout Thursday at Kauffman Stadium after a pregame team meeting.
Some legal experts say Vikings could break Metrodome lease
ST. PAUL (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings have a strong chance of breaking their lease at the Metrodome, which would cost the team roughly $5.5 million a year in penalties, the Pioneer Press reported Sunday.
Twins avoid being swept by Brewers
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Kenny Rogers helped the Twins avoid a sweep. He just couldn't get out of the way of the ball.
Wild select six more on NHL Draft's second day
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild drafted six more players Sunday in the 2003 NHL draft.
State forecast for Minnesota
Flood watch this afternoon and tonight parts of northwest and southern minnesota this afternoon and tonight...
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy...Warm and more humid. A chance of thunderstorms west. Highs in the 80s...Cooler near the great lakes.
State forecast for North Dakota
Flash flood watch this afternoon and tonight far southeast...
State forecast for South Dakota
Flood watch far northeast this afternoon and tonight.
Weather drawing by Drake Knutson in Sharon Jendro's K-1 summer school class at Lowell School.
Iowa state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms west and central. Highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s.
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.