The following area students graduated from the Universi
PINE RIVER -- A Pine River teenager was injured Sunday when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving collided with a car on Highway 84, 10 miles north of Pine River.
The brief delay in Friday's musical fireworks show in Brainerd was caused by a firework that went off in its launch tube, American Celebration coordinator Nancy Cross said today.
Mary Lou Wallner of Ramsey tried on jewelry from the Otter Creations booth Sunday at Arts in the Park in Gregory Park while her friend, Sharon Christian, held the mirror.
They speak out
What are people thinking about? Tuesday's Vox Pop should provide a few clues.
Peace group considers action
The peace group barred from marching in the Fourth of July parade Friday in Brainerd is still considering legal action against the city and Community Action.
Petitioners oppose This Old Farm rezoning
More than 100 Nokay Lake Township residents have signed a petition against This Old Farm to be zoned commercial for the operation of the Paul Bunyan amusement park.
Arts in the Park offers something for everyone
Bill Kokett of Motley spent Sunday afternoon sitting on a lawn chair, enjoying beautiful weather and talking about cars. But the best part of driving his 1964 Chevrolet Impala to the Century of Cars show?
This was Brainerd
JULY 7 - 80 years ago (1923) - Homemade candy 5. Ask for homemade popcorn for sale at Wilson's Kingwood Street.
In a Page 1A story Sunday about the Blues Brothers music group, group members were incorrectly identified as playing the saxophone. The story should have said Dave Borash and Dianna Kiehlbauch play the trumpet.
Arts in the Park
Nancy Horwath of Arden Hills reached for a piece of pottery at a booth Sunday during Arts in the Park in Gregory Park.
Snorkeler dies, man presumed drowned in Cass
One person is dead and another is missing following separate incidents Sunday on Cass County lakes.
LITTLE FALLS -- Ann Wotzka, age 89, of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, July 5, 2003, at St. Otto's Care Center.
CROSBY -- Lucille Evans, age 75, of Crosby died on Sunday, July 6, 2003, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.
Amy Irene Thoms
GRESHAM, Ore. -- Amy Irene Thoms, age 92, died at her daughter's home in Gresham, Ore., on July 3, 2003, at 7:19 a.m. Amy was born in Allen Township and married
Alfred E. Mattson
DEERWOOD -- Alfred E. Mattson, 95, of Deerwood, died Sunday, July 6, 2003, at Staples Care Center. Alfred was born in Alvdalen, Sweden, Oct. 1, 1907, to Albert and Marie Mattsson. He immigrated to the United States
Myrtle A. 'Minnie' Greenheck
PILLAGER -- Myrtle A. "Minnie" Greenheck, 88, of Pillager, died Friday, July 4, 2003, at Bethany Good Sam
Carl E. 'Kelly' Garrison Sr.
LITTLE FALLS -- Carl E. "Kelly" Garrison Sr., age 80, a resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, July 5, 2003, at his home in Little Falls. Arrangements are pending with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.
Virgil D. Berkman
HACKENSACK -- Virgil D. Berkman, age 78, of Hackensack, died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at his home. Services will be h
Is it really true that Brainerd civic groups have forbidden peaceniks from joining the Fourth of July parade because a bunch of drunks don't want to see them there? And I presume the police find it easier to arrest the peaceniks instead of the drunks. For shame! How can we protect our beautiful land from fascists if we favor the drunks over dissenting citizens?
I salute and congratulate the city officials of Brainerd, who made a sensible and fair decision regarding the Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace request to be part of the Independence Day Parade.
Quiet at last
The mass exodus of Twin Cities tourists was clogging U.S.169 Sunday night as two locals tried to savor the remaining hours of a beautiful holiday weekend at a Garrison restaurant.
NCS crowns midseason champions
BARROWS -- After a soggy weekend of racing June 28, North Central Speedway followed Mother Nature's lead and turned up the heat Saturday night.
State officials to investigate meat seller
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The state's top meat inspector has asked the attorney general to determine whether a company has violated a previous settlement that required its owner and his agents to end deceptive practices.
Man wants to evict St. John's priests
ST. CLOUD (AP) -- A Minneapolis man is using a court maneuver usually reserved for landlords with non-paying tenants to demand the removal of 11 monks and priests from St. John's Abbey for allegedly not complying with their vows of celibacy.
Soldier killed in Iraq wanted to become police officer
SHAKOPEE (AP) -- Growing up, Jim Herrgott and his cousin T.J. Kewatt did everything together whether it was playing T-ball or making war with G.I. Joe action figures. A few years later, it was video games and basketball.
Wisconsin bank president pushes for new Stillwater bridge
STILLWATER (AP) -- To opponents of a new bridge over the St. Croix River in Stillwater, Wisconsin banker John Soderberg represents those who ignore the project's potential harm on the scenic river.
Body found in river near Hastings
HASTINGS (AP) -- Boaters found the body of a baby in the Mississippi River, and authorities said it appeared to be the child thrown into the river by his mother on Friday.
Handful of Shriners and animal-rights activists tangle
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A handful of Shriners tangled with fright wig-wearing animal rights activists as the Shriners opened their national convention on Sunday.
State budget cuts shut students
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Nearly 400 students who had hoped to enroll in a Minnesota online school are getting rejection letters because of state budget cuts.
Man killed in boat rage
MINNETONKA (AP) -- Authorities recovered the body of a man missing in Lake Minnetonka late Friday following a boat rage incident.
Lakes Country Triathlon
Josh Carter of Brainerd put on his riding gear before the bike ride in the Lakes Country Triathlon Sunday in Baxter.
Twin Cities man, woman pace Lakes Country Triathlon
Phil Smith of Minneapolis and Sarah Foley of Chaska were overall winners of the Lakes Country Triathlon Sunday in Baxter.
St. Mathias nips Braves in playoffs
Brad Streiff stifled the Brainerd Braves bats in the St. Mathias Saints 4-3 Victory League North playoff game Sunday night at Adamson Field.
Rickert hopes to prove critics wrong
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- All the questions have been asked. Now Rick Rickert has to answer them.
Everyday Eddie Twins' only All-Star
MINNEAPOLIS -- Sixty-three major leaguers found out Sunday they were going to the All-Star Game, and surely none of them were less enthused than Eddie Guardado.
Indians nip fading Twins
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota got a much-needed quality outing from its struggling starting pitcher, then watched its two best relievers blow a late lead.
Wolves sign first-round pick Ebi
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves signed first-round draft choice Ndudi Ebi on Saturday.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly sunny and less humid. Scattered morning thunderstorms east...A few may produce hail in the southeast early. A few show
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Partly cloudy north...Mostly cloudy south. Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms central and southeast this morning. A chance of thunderstorms south again this afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s northwest to the lower 80s south.
Iowa state forecast
Severe thunderstorm watch until 7 am cdt for northeast iowa...
Weather drawing by Salyna Murray in the Lincoln School second-grade class of Mrs. Kobes.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly sunny. Scattered thunderstorms this morning...Then a chance for thunderstorms this afternoon...Mainly south half. Some storms may be severe. Highs in the mid 70s to the mid 80s.
State forecast for North Dakota
Today...Partly sunny. Highs 70 to 80.
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