This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1990)
Keeping up with Jones
She might be just over 5 feet tall, but there's nothing small about Wendy Jones. The 28-year-old wife and mother of two is CEO of her household and CFO of Brainerd-based Northway Construction.
One missing, one dead in area water mishaps
A 59-year-old Minneapolis man is believed missing in Bay Lake, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department reported.
Motorcyclist injured in crash
ONAMIA - A 47-year-old Grand Rapids man was injured after crashing his motorcycle at about 5:50 p.m. Saturday on Highway 27 near Summit Road on the south side of Mille Lacs Lake, the State Patrol reported.
It's tough to be a young female in the construction industry. I really had to prove myself.
LITTLE FALLS - Alexander Kokett, age 19, of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010, in a drowning accident.
MOTLEY - Marvin Swecker, age 81, of Motley, passed away at the Lakewood Health System Care Center on Saturday, July 10, 2010.
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Irma E. Mustonen
Irma E. Mustonen, 98, Brainerd, died at Wildflower Lodge Assisted Living Residence in Maple Grove on July 11, 2010.
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A cynical budget maneuver
WASHINGTON - On June 30,the Congressional Budget Office issued its long-term outlook, predicting that deficits would come down for the next few years as the need for counterrecession spending eases and revenues improve. But then, it warned, unsustainable red ink would flow again, creating debts not seen since World War II.
Treaty will improve our security
Even in these polarized times, anyone seeking the presidency should know that the security of the United States is too important to be treated as fodder for political posturing.
Little Falls captures Albany championship
ST. MARTIN - James Pettit's RBI single in the sixth lifted Little Falls past Albany 3-2 in the championship game of the one-day Albany Wood Bat Tournament.
Defense keys Lumberjacks' comeback win
Mark Hummel and the Brainerd Lumberjacks played on.
Lunkers fall, but win series over River Bats
The St. Cloud River Bats struck early and often on their way to an 8-4 victory over the Brainerd Lakes Area Lunkers, salvaging one win in the series, Sunday at Mills Field.
Yilek, Mueller feature winners
BARROWS - John Yilek won his first race of the season in the Super Stock feature, and the Pure Stock class race heated up even more when two of the front-runners got tangled up and Robert Mueller kept moving on through on his way to a feature victory Saturday night.
VICTORY LEAGUE BASEBALL
HARDING - The Harding Dinosaurs eliminated the Cuyuna Range Miners from the North Division playoffs with a 7-0 Sunday in Victory League action.
Bada Bings wins softball tournament
Bada Bings of Brainerd won the Vacationland Co-Rec Bash upper level slow-pitch softball title July 3 at the Mill Avenue Field.
Home run contest
Home run contest
State forecast for S.D.
Severe thunderstorm watch west until 8 pm mdt...
State forecast for Iowa
.Tonight...Partly to mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms across
State forecast for Minnesota
.Tonight...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
Weather drawing by Allyson Brzezinski of Mrs. Smith's first-grade class at St. Francis School.
State forecast for N.D.
.Tonight...Partly cloudy far southwest with an isolated evening
State forecast for Wisconsin
Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms southeast two thirds...Becoming dry northwest. Lows from the mid 50s northwest...To the mid and upper 60s southeast.
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