Kelsi Ustipak, daughter of Roddy Ustipak and Teri Swedberg, Brainerd, was named to the spring semester University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts dean's list.
Staples man dies in collision near Cushing
CUSHING - A 23-year-old Staples man is dead following a two-vehicle head-on collision about 1:45 a.m. Saturday on Highway 10, about four miles north of Cushing, the State Patrol reported.
Running the show
PEQUOT LAKES - Just because you're shy doesn't mean you can't find a place to belong. Jenny Moon, the technical director on Pequot Lakes Community Theatre's "Crappie Talk," is proof of that.
"In the celebrity world, it seems to be the double second coming."
LITTLE FALLS - Tears of happiness were shed and hugs were given all around Saturday at Camp Ripley during the welcome home ceremony for about 155 soldiers in the Little Falls-based 851st Vertical Engineer Company who returned home from Iraq after a one-year deployment.
This was Brainerd
JULY 14 - 40 years ago (1968) - A low bid of $34,600 for the demolition of the old water tower at the opening of bids in the council chambers here. Also slated for demolition is the depot across the street.
PIERZ - Daryl Johnson, age 86, of Pierz, Minn., passed away Sunday, July 13, 2008, at his home.
Herbert M. Johnson
AITKIN - Herbert M. "Milt" Johnson, age 89, of Aitkin, died Friday, July 11, 2008, at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin.
Mitchell R. Koppes
Mitchell R. Koppes, age 23, of York, S.C., formerly of Staples, passed away early Saturday morning as a result of an automobile accident.
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Ruby L. Austin
Ruby Loretta Austin, age 85, resident of Brainerd, died Friday, July 11, 2008, at Carefree Living in Brainerd.
WASHINGTON - "La cucaracha, la cucaracha, ya no puede caminar. La cucaracha, la cuca ...
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Dondelinger picks up first Super Stock victory
BARROWS - Dan Gullickson and Tim Johnson have been battling all year in the Super Stock class at North Central Speedway. On Saturday night they were fighting again but this time it was for second place.
Blue Thunder after crowd record on Pack the Park Night
The Brainerd Blue Thunder baseball team is hosting Pack the Park Night for its Aug. 6 game against the St. Cloud River Bats.
Roepke, Owen power Brainerd to triumph
The Brainerd Braves clinched a spot in the Region 8C tournament with a 10-7 win over Harding Sunday in Brainerd.
Lightning tumble twice to Wolf Lake
The Lakes Area Lightning dropped a pair of baseball games to Wolf Lake Sunday 2-1 and 9-3.
Halverson wins second, Hagenson claims her
BREEZY POINT - Brainerd's Sean Halverson made it two out of three as he shot 76 to win the third leg of the Pepsi Lakes Junior Cup Sunday at Deacon's Lodge.
Express keeps rolling against Blue Thunder
A two-run third inning, kept alive by an error, was enough to lead the Eau Claire Express to a 5-3 Northwoods League victory over Brainerd Saturday.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Mostly sunny and warmer. Highs in the mid to upper 70s far north and lower 80s elsewhere. Cooler near lake michigan.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs near 80 east to around 90 west.
Weather drawing by Olivia Hoelz of Miss Des Marais' first-grade class at St. Francis school.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Mostly sunny south. Partly cloudy north with a slight
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms north. Highs
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms southwest through south central. Highs in the 90s.
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