Samantha Sullivan, the daughter of Ted and Becky Sullivan of Pillager, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship through the Best Buy Children's Foundation. Sullivan plans to attend Central Lakes College.
UPSALA -- A 45-year-old Baxter woman was injured in a single-motorcycle accident on Highway 238 on the north side of Upsala in Morrison County.
Keep in touch with your federal legislators
Sen. Norm Coleman
Water spout sighted near Emily
EMILY -- Severe weather rumbled through northern Crow Wing and Cass counties Saturday night, bringing with it strong winds, heavy rain, hail and a report of a water spout over Roosevelt Lake near Emily.
Three area players share their experiences of playing in the 30th annual Minnesota High School All-Star Football game in Jeremy Millsop's sports column Tuesday.
Man found dead outside Crosslake restaurant
CROSSLAKE -- Police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old Madison man Saturday at Moonlite Bay Restaurant and Lounge.
More information sought on Brainerd men
Four men who served with the 2nd Minnesota Battery of Light Artillery during the Civil War are buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Brainerd.
Relay for Life has special meaning for honorary chairs Walz, Cumberland
Three years ago, Rep. Dale Walz, R-Brainerd, accompanied his mother, Virgie Anderson, to Relay for Life, an all-night relay walk each year in Brainerd to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
Area July 4 schedule
BRAINERD AND BAXTER
This was Brainerd
JUNE 30 - 60 years ago (1943) - The new Brainerd Public Canning Center located at 416 South 6th St. for the use of all residents in Brainerd area. Each patron must furnish their own commodities to can.
REMEMBERING NEWBRY BRIGGS
BELLE PRAIRIE -- Newbry Briggs stood in a recruiting office with his brother and lied about his age to join the Army.
The Brainerd Dispatch incorrectly listed the location of the Nisswa Northstar Arts and Crafts Fest in Friday's paper. The event will take place all day July 5 at Nisswa School.
Ellen M. Dahlen
IDEAL -- Ellen M. Dahlen, 85, of Ideal, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby. Ellen Ottelin was born June 2, 1918, in Elba, Minn., to Arnie and Ida (Niemala) Ottelin. She grew up and graduated high school in Brainerd.
AITKIN -- Sarah Fossen, age 101, of Aitkin, died on Saturday, June 28, 2003, at the Riverwood Extended Care Center. She was born on March 3, 1902, in Wadena, Minn., to Frederich and Anna (Naylor) Lehmann. She graduated from Wadena High School in 1919 and attended Minneapolis School of Business.
Rose V. Ghostley
Rose V. Ghostley, 75, of Brainerd, formerly of Shakopee, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Memorial services are tentatively scheduled for Wednesday in the cities. Arrangements are being handled by Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.
Angeline H. Landholm
CROSBY -- Angeline H. Landholm, 95, of Crosby, died on Saturday, June 28, 2003, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby. She was born June 13, 1908, in St. Paul to Frank and Elizabeth (Brindlemeyer) Hofmann.
Peggy A. England
PINE RIVER -- Peggy A. England, 88, died Sunday, June 29, 2003, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center. Arrangements are pending with Willim-Northland Funeral Homes, Pine River.
The Brainerd Dispatch's editorials
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With the military
Elizabeth T. Hendricks, daughter of retired Marine Corps Col. Douglas O. and Kathleen M. Hendricks, Brainerd, has been awarded an Air Force ROTC college scholarship.
45th anniversary of ordination
Pastor Bob and Margaret Twiton will celebrate 45 years of ministry in the Lutheran church on Sunday at Bethel Lutheran Church. The celebration will be during the 9 a.m. service and the coffee fellowship will be 10 a.m. Bethel is located at the corner of Thompson Rd., and Five Mile Rd., south of Brainerd.
Mark Johnson avoids crash, wins
Pole sitter Mark Johnson, Baxter, narrowly avoided a crash exiting North Central Speedway's first turn Saturday night en route to winning his second consecutive Wissota Street Stock feature.
Yates' win is Classic
The woes of Yoshimura Suzuki's Mathew Mladin continued at Brainerd International Raceway Sunday during the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship Series Classic.
Man drowns in Lake Phalen following police chase
ST. PAUL (AP) -- A man drowned in Lake Phalen early Monday when the vehicle he was driving plunged into the water while he was being chased by St. Paul police.
Woman missing in river presumed dead
ST. PAUL (AP) -- An 18-year-old Minneapolis woman who disappeared after her makeshift raft crashed into a barge on the Mississippi River was presumed dead after a second day of searching came up empty Sunday.
Job openings scarce for teachers in the Twin Cities
ST. PAUL (AP) -- It's not a good time to be a teacher and looking for a job in the Twin Cities.
Owen helps Braves edge Aitkin
AITKIN -- Brainerd's Derek Owen went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run and Ryan Windschitl knocked in the game-winning run as the Braves squeaked past the Aitkin Barnstormers 7-6 Sunday.
Local sports shorts
The Aitkin American Legion baseball team fell victim to a combination of hits, walks and errors in a 9-3 loss to the Pierz Legion June 24.
Anderson, Grunewald pace field in Race for the Cure
University of Minnesota's Krista Anderson and Brainerd High School's Justin Grunewald led the masses in the Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure 5k run Saturday.
Twins bounce back
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins got the bounce they needed to beat the Milwaukee Brewers.
Lynx beat Mystics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Minnesota's Katie Smith and Michele Van Gorp proved to be an inside-outside combination that the Washington Mystics simply could not stop.
Get ready for fireworks
Weather drawing by Grant Reuer of Mrs. Ruen's first grade class at Baxter school.
Iowa state forecast
Monday...Mostly sunny. High in the lower to mid 80s.
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. Isolated afternoon thunderstorms in the black hills. Highs in the mid 80s east to lower 90s southwest.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs from the middle 70s northeast to the middle 80s southwest.
State forecast for North Dakota
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs from the mid 80s east...To the lower 90s west.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly or mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers far northeast. Highs in the lower to mid 70s north to the lower 80s south. Cooler near lake michigan.
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