GARRISON -- One person was injured Sunday in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 169, one mile north of Garrison.
BURGLARY -- Mark Erickson, 5000 block of Highway 371 North, reported Kampmann Sash and Dash had been broken into.
Inkster still climbing the hill
WILMINGTON, Del. -- Winning major championships never gets old for Juli Inkster, no matter how much it might age her.
Trevino ends 2-year drought
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- If there was anything surprising about Lee Trevino's victory at the Cadillac NFL Classic, it was his reaction after ending a 27-month victory drought.
Begay recovers winning touch at St. Jude
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Notah Begay's third victory on the PGA Tour may turn out to be the biggest in his life.
Swimming lessons at Lum Park have been canceled today. The water is being treated for swimmer's itch.
Area businesses taking hit from high gas prices
No one is safe from increased gas prices. Some area businesses that rely on vehicles and gas are taking a hit.
Stories fly at one-room schoolhouse reunion near Pine River
WALDEN TOWNSHIP -- Deloris McGill remembers hard work and learning. Bob Norman speaks of mischief and tomfoolery. They're both right.
Supply and demand are key forces
Current gas prices make for a good example of issues of supply and demand and the cost of living.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1980) - County Court Judge H.W. Longfellow announced today that he will not seek re-election this fall. Judge Longfellow, 65, has served as probate, juvenile and county court judge for 24 years and prior to that was a municipal judge for four years.
Regal becomes sixth hotel hit by strike
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A strike by housekeeping and food and beverage workers spread to a sixth major Twin Cities hotel Sunday after marathon negotiations yielded no progress.
Christopher Becker of Rippleside Elementary School in Aitkin took first place in the junior individual exhibit at the National History Day Competition on June 11-15 at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md.
Johnson to seek U.S. Senate seat with Independence Party
Buford Johnson, a financial adviser who lives in the Pequot Lakes area and works in Baxter, announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate over the weekend.
Last days of town bring resignation, sadness
CHURCHS FERRY, N.D. -- As Paul Christenson tackles engine problems in his automotive repair shop, he ponders a bigger challenge -- how to keep a rapidly shrinking community alive.
Despite ailing economy, Japan chooses stability in elections
TOKYO -- Despite an ailing economy, Japan chose stability over the unknown in a national election by awarding a majority to the governing coalition. But voters also challenged the status quo by increasing the power of the opposition and women in parliament.
Philip Morris to buy Nabisco for $14.9 billion
Philip Morris Cos., parent of Kraft Foods, on Sunday agreed to buy cookie and cracker giant Nabisco Holdings Corp. for $14.9 billion, making the largest U.S. food company even more powerful with brands on virtually every supermarket aisle.
Australian police say suicide note may be linked to deadly hostel fire
CHILDERS, Australia (AP) -- Police investigating a suspicious fire that killed 15 young backpackers at a hostel said Monday they had a suicide note possibly signed by a drifter wanted for questioning in the blaze.
Hope is for peace on 50th anniversary of Korean War
SEOUL, South Korea -- Old soldiers in suits and crisp uniforms marked the 50th anniversary Sunday of the start of the Korean War, fanning themselves in the summer heat and wiping away tears as they remembered fallen comrades.
Federal murder trial to begin 34 years after slaying
NATCHEZ, Miss. -- Those who remember Ben Chester White recall a farmhand who liked to talk, tried his hand at courting and generally left others alone -- not someone who deserved to die because he was black.
Teen-agers dabble in philanthropy
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Clad in T-shirts, jeans, cargo pants and the occasional wooden bead necklace, the half-dozen teen-agers seated around the cherry conference table look more like they belong in a Gap clothing ad than a board room.
Mapping of genetic code announced
LONDON (AP) -- Rival teams of scientists have completed the first rough map of the human genetic code.
Half of world's population is poor
GENEVA -- Members of the United Nations have failed in their pledge to lift out of poverty the 3 billion people -- half the world's population -- who live on less than $2 a day, national leaders said Monday.
Six-star chef takes prices to new heights in New York
NEW YORK -- Alain Ducasse isn't just any star coming to New York. He's six stars, the only chef in the world with that many, and he's crossed the Atlantic with Europe's most acclaimed cuisine -- and record-setting prices.
Parents not using items available to restrict TV shows, Internet sites
WASHINGTON -- Parents are not making wide use of readily available technology that can restrict what they consider objectionable television shows or Internet sites from being viewed by their children, a study finds.
Plaintiffs in Branch Davidian trial gear up for second week
WACO, Texas -- As flames raced through the Branch Davidians' wooden complex on the final day of the sect's 51-day standoff with the government, nine people found escape routes and survived.
Family fights to change Veterans Affairs policy for vets' grave markers
WASHINGTON -- When Agostino Guzzo died two years ago, his wife, Sandra, made what she thought was a simple request to the Department of Veterans Affairs: give her a grave marker to honor his military service.
Vatican: Fatima is no doomsday prophesy
VATICAN CITY -- The ''third secret'' of Fatima is no doomsday prophecy as many have feared, the Vatican insisted Monday, but can be read as a message of encouragement that humanity can save itself, including from such apocalyptic scenarios as nuclear disaster.
Hearing set for accused Los Alamos scientist
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Before the wildfires, before the missing computer hard drives and floppy discs, there was Wen Ho Lee.
Gay Pride marked with parades across U.S.
SAN FRANCISCO -- A rollicking gay pride parade replete with dancing ''nuns,'' all-male cheerleading squads and drag queens in stilettos attracted a half million revelers as it made its way from the waterfront to City Hall.
$1.87 trillion projected surplus announced
WASHINGTON -- President Clinton was planning to announce Monday that projected federal surpluses will total a staggering $1.87 trillion over the next 10 years, pouring massive new sums of money into this year's budget fight and roiling this year's presidential and congressional election campaigns.
Home sales post unexpected increase
WASHINGTON -- Sales of existing homes posted a better-than-expected 4.3 percent increase in May, a sign that despite rising interest rates, the housing market remains strong.
There are a few things you can do
Even though drivers are defenseless against the rising price of gasoline, there are a few things they can do to get the most out of their gas mileage.
Martinez gives up homer with runners on base
There are few constants in baseball. For 1 1/2 seasons, one of those was Pedro Martinez never allowing a home run with runners on base.
Wild take seven players on second day of NHL draft
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild selected seven players Sunday on Day Two of the NHL entry draft.
Serena Williams wins in straight sets in early Wimbledon action
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Serena Williams, playing her first match in more than 2 1/2 months, scored a 6-3, 6-2 victory Monday over Sweden's Asa Carlsson in the first round of Wimbledon.
Kluivert powers Dutch into Euro semifinals
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) -- Patrick Kluivert did what star strikers are supposed to do.
Rocker benefits from Leskanic's wildness
For once, John Rocker capitalized on another pitcher's wildness.
Deadline extended; trade saga drags on
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The weekend talks didn't produce any trades, just more rumors and confusion.
Erstad's bookend bombs lead Angels over Twins
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Darin Erstad was a leadoff batter and a closer all in the one night Sunday, opening the first inning with a home run and finishing the game with a dramatic two-out homer in the 11th, his bookend bombs leading the Anaheim Angels to a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins before 19,391 in Edison Field.
Ruiz lives up to hype with double victories
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) -- Mark Ruiz made an indelible impression on diving coach Jay Lerew the first time they met at a meet in Orlando, Fla.
Despite questions, Przybilla expected to be picked early in NBA draft
Joel Przybilla stepped out of a cab and into a hotel, 90 minutes late for a recent media session sponsored by the NBA.
Ref stops fight before Tyson wanted it stopped
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Only referee John Coyle thought Mike Tyson's fight against Lou Savarese should have been stopped after 38 seconds.
Gladys V. Shields
Gladys V. Shields, 89, Brainerd, died Friday, June 23, 2000, at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
Samuel H. Catlin
AITKIN --Samuel H. Catlin, 87, Aitkin, died today, Monday, June 26, 2000, at Riverwood Extended Care Center of Aitkin.
Betty J. Davis
CROSBY --Betty Jean Davis, 75, Crosby, died Sunday, June 25, 2000, at Cuyuna Regional Care Center of Crosby.
Marion L. Brown
Marion L. Brown, 79, Brainerd, died Saturday, June 24, 2000, at Sauk Rapids Good Shepherd Home of Sauk Rapids.
Jady Smokey Austin
PIERZ -- Jady Smokey Austin, 74, Pierz, died Sunday, June 25, 2000, at St. Mary's Villa in Pierz.
William 'Bill' Johnson
LONGVILLE --William "Bill" Johnson, 64, Longville, died Sunday, June 25, 2000, at home.
Golda F. Landrus
AITKIN --Golda F. Landrus, 91, Aitkin, died Sunday, June 25, 2000, at Aicota Nursing Home of Aitkin.
Ann K. Gustin
AITKIN -- Ann Kay Gustin, 58, Aitkin, and formerly of Alaska, died Friday, June 23, 2000, at Riverwood Health Care Center of Aitkin.
Anna R. Wilson
PINE RIVER --Anna Rosetta Wilson, 77, Pine River, died Friday, June 23, 2000, at her home.
Julia L. Perkins
PINE RIVER --Julia L. Perkins, 74, Pine River, died Sunday, June 25, 2000, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Village of Pine River.
A look at growth issues
With the sun appearing for the first time in several days on a prime Friday afternoon in the Brainerd Lakes area, the odds were stacked against attendance records being set at the second Brainerd Dispatch-sponsored forum conducted at Central Lakes College on June 23.
The Social Security debate
After the titanic confrontations of the mid-1990s, the war between the parties over the proper size and scope of the federal government appears to have fizzled into stalemate. Since the defeat of President Clinton's universal health-care plan in 1994, Democrats mostly have shied away from major new spending proposals. And since a public backlash doomed the Republican budget plan of 1995, the GOP has abandoned the drive to significantly shrink the government by eliminating programs and agencies. Through Clinton's second term, the two sides have essentially agreed to divide the tax windfall pouring into the federal Treasury without making major structural changes.
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post:
Thompson relishes the challenge
Golfers might think blazing down a dirt race track straightaway at almost 100 mph and sliding through the turns at almost at that speed in a late model stock car is like playing golf in a thunderstorm.
Gordon claims sixth straight road course victory
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- Jeff Gordon had to wait until he had blown away the rest of the competition at Sears Point Raceway to start thinking about winning the next race.
Feature honors go to Treichler again
BARROWS -- John Treichler picked up his second consecutive feature win in the Wissota Street Stock division Saturday as 111 cars competed at North Central Motor Speedway.
Lehman fields all the questions
MINNEAPOLIS -- Many words are used to describe PGA golfer and Alexandria native Tom Lehman. But as talented as he is, maybe his best attribute is patience.
Northwoods League Baseball
Errors doom Gulls
The Brainerd Mighty Gulls lost to Grand Forks 7-2 Saturday at Mills Field and a Sunday doubleheader between those two teams was washed out because of rain.
Northwoods League Baseball
Fort Ripley scores Victory League win
LONG PRAIRIE -- Nate Heim, a freshman pitcher for Central Lakes College, tossed 8 1/3 innings Sunday and earned the win as Fort Ripley upended Long Prairie 8-6 in Victory League action.
Suicide squeeze sparks Legion win
ST. CLOUD -- A suicide squeeze by Rob Lien Sunday scored two runs and carried the Brainerd Legion team over Cold Spring 4-2 in the fifth-place game of the St. Cloud Silver Star Classic.
The Brainerd VFW swept a doubleheader from St. Cloud Cathedral, 6-3 and 12-5, Thursday at Whitney Park in St. Cloud.
Around the nation
Albany,N.Y. 90 71 0.18 cdy
Tonight -- Slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm this evening, then mostly clear and cool. Lows upper 40s. Northwest wind diminishing to 5 to 10 mph. Rain chance is 20 percent.
Thunderstorms stretch across U.S.
A line of strong to severe thunderstorms stretched from Illinois to Texas early Monday ahead of a cold front and low pressure system in the central part of the nation.
Weather drawing by Nick Swenson in the Riverside School second-grade class of Mrs. Frank.
The Long Lake Beavers 4-H Club recently met at the Long Lake Town Hall. The meeting wa
The Mille Lacs Indian Museum will present the Ojibwe Dance Circle from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday. Dancers and singers will perform on the museum grounds. The event is free on the grounds. Fees for the museum are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for children.
Parenting is difficult challenge for teen-age moms, dads
DEAR ABBY: My letter concerns the one from ''Steve in Minnesota,'' who wrote about teen-age pregnancy. I understand why he says people don't realize how difficult parenthood is until they find out the hard way. Once it happens, their lives are changed forever. However, these points should be made to young people before they decide to have children. What does it say to those who are already parents?
Names and faces
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Sela Ward knows where charity begins.
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