The following students have all been named to the dean's list at Concordia College in Moorhead: Amy Hendrickson, Alisha Samp, Christopher Klabo, Jessie Rosenthal, Brainerd; and Crystal Wright, Baxter.
Its a mystery
No one will know what log homes will be on the Log Home and Cabin Tour in Crosslake, but attendees should be a treat. The tour is on its 17th year and has been a success.
IndyCar at Iowa
Find out about Trevor Williams experience at the Iowa Corn Indy 250 and his interview with driver Vitor Meira.
Angela Kasten, Motley, a boy, Romeo Antwon, 6 pounds, 11 ounces, June 5, 2007.
CROSSLAKE - The Crosslake Park and Recreation/Library Commission will meet 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Crosslake Community Center.
Summer festival guide
The Dispatchs guide to 24 area and regional festivals includes a country newcomer at Moondance Ranch and a happy bluegrass return in Pine River.
This was Brainerd
40 years ago (1967) - Motorists start paying another cent of gas tax beginning Saturday, raising the levy to 11 cents per gallon. Most stations will raise their price to 33.9 cents per gallon.
Runberg's amazing adventure
The final stage in the life of a river is its joining with the sea. Jim Runberg went to the source of the river and followed it to where his life began.
Car wash provides good excuse to have water handy
Noah Barnhart, 5, had to stretch to wash windows Saturday at the Brainerd Mobil Station where the Lakes Area BMX Association put on a car wash.
St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd Medical Center, Brainerd Lakes Surgery Center and Northern Orthopedics will become tobacco-free campuses on July 1.
A sweet and tasty way to work for a good cause
Herb Thiesse simultaneously worked at gathering donations and enjoyed an ice cream cone that he got from the food booth Saturday at the Good Neighbor Home Health Care garage sale in Baxter. The money raised went to the Senior Citizen's Center parking lot project.
Warmer weather takes hold in area
Summer has taken little time establishing itself in the Brainerd area.
Clayton 'Chuck' Rivers
FOLEY - Clayton (Chuck) Rivers, age 83, formerly of Aitkin, died on Friday, June 22, 2007, at a nursing home in Foley.
Earl Paulson, age 85, resident of Brainerd, died Saturday, June 23, 2007, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
Holly L. Austin
Holly Lynn Austin, 15, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2007, surrounded by her loving family and animals.
Dorothy A. Robinson
BAXTER - Dorothy Ann Robinson, 75, of Baxter, died peacefully at her home Friday, June 22, 2007.
Performing arts center deserves ovation
The Brainerd areas lack of a performing arts center or a large auditorium has been a long-standing deficiency in this region. Ask any parent whos had to squeeze family members into Brainerds Tornstrom Auditorium for a high school musical program or for popular performances by Garrison Keillor, the Minnesota Orchestra, Linda Eder or the U.S. Marine Corps Band.
Word must be spread
The patient who escaped last week from Baxters Community Behavioral Health Hospital was neither a criminal nor someone who law enforcement considered to be dangerous. Regardless, his 15 hours away from the hospital caused a considerable stir in the quiet Baxter neighborhood where the hospital was built.
Braves rough up Range
CROSBY - Jamie LaDouceur and Derek Owen each blasted two-run home runs in the first inning to push the Brainerd Braves past the Cuyuna Range Miners 10-4 Sunday in Victory League amatuer baseball.
Holding court with the Lynx's Seimone Augustus
Seimone Augustus was the No. 1 overall WNBA draft pick last season, having a distinguished college career at Louisiana State University. She had an immediate impact for the Minnesota Lynx, winning Rookie of the Year.
The gift of victory
BARROWS - Scott Baron received a special gift before Saturday night's North Central Speedway races - a pair of shoes.
Freudenberg, Brainerd sweep Sartell
Karl Freudenberg struck out four and walked none to lead the Brainerd freshmen VFW baseball team to a 5-3 victory over Sartell Friday.
Victory League North Division
Fort Ripley Rebels 7-5
Brainerd Parks & Recreation scoreboard
Men's MS1 Softball
Eller, Bees sting Freeport
Blake Eller struck out nine and allowed three earned runs to help the Brainerd Bees to a 5-3 victory over Freeport Sunday at Mills Field in Lakewood League amateur baseball.
Hibbing rallies to beat Lakes Area
Aaron Jenkins drove in two runs to give the Lakes Area Lightning a 3-2 sixth-inning lead, but for the fourth time this season the opposition rallied.
Alex sweeps Thunder
ALEXANDRIA - A six-run sixth inning broke open a 1-1 tie and ignited the Alexandria Beetles to a 15-1 Northwoods League victory Sunday.
Terry Ryan heads All-Star Banquet
The Mankato MoonDogs, a member of the Northwoods League, announce they will host the Northwoods League All-Star Banquet July 10 at the Best Western in Mankato.
State forecast for Iowa
.Today...Mostly sunny. Areas of dense fog this morning. Highs mid
The Nation's Weather
Clusters of storms erupted from the southern Plains to the Ohio Valley early Monday, while higher-than-normal heat settled over much of the nation.
State forecast for Minnesota
.Today...Becoming mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. A
State forecast for North Dakota
.Today...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in
Hurray for the sun
Weather drawing by Charlie Geraets of Mrs. Smiths first-grade class at St. Francis school.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly sunny. Areas of fog early...Locally dense. Highs in the 80s. Cooler near lake michigan. Tonight...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 60s. Tuesday...Partly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms northwest with a slight chance of thunderstorms south. Highs in the upper 80s to around 90.
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Mostly sunny...But with increasing clouds west in the late afternoon. Some patchy early morning fog extreme east. Chance for thunderstorms extreme west with a few possibly severe. Windy central and east. Highs in the 90s...Except 100 to 105 in the southwest and upper 80s near buffalo.
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