Carrie Korf, daughter of Larry and Jo Korf, Genola, was named to the academic honors list for the spring semester at St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind. Korf is a graduate of Pierz Healy High School.
COMING WEDNESDAY IN NEIGHBORS
Fiesta for orphans
COMING WEDNESDAY IN GOLF
Going for broke
This was Brainerd
AUG 2 - 20 years ago (1984) - The hulks of wrecked locomotives presented a sad sight this week in the Brainerd salvage yard of the Burlington Northern Railroad. The engines, remnants of the head-on crash near Motley, were destined for the scrap heap.
Old friends remember Rodriguez
Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. has pleaded not guilty in the death of Dru Sjodin.
Crow Wing County Fair
"Both of us realized how grateful we are to be Americans. The poorest people in Brainerd are rich compared to the people in Africa. They don't know where their next meal is coming from."
Minnesota's ash trees have big stake in Michigan insect battle
MINNESOTA (AP) -- The next insect to threaten Minnesota's forests could come from the East.
COMING THURSDAY IN ENTERTAINMENT
Battling the tide
One African trip not enough for teen volunteer
"To the extent that you have been blessed and you have been given, you can so give. You can so give." -- Oprah Winfrey
William 'Bill' Coffin Jr.
FIFTY LAKES -- William "Bill" Coffin Jr., age 69, of Fifty Lakes, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2004, at his home.
Joseph T. Fussy
ROYALTON -- Joseph T. Fussy, 93 year -old resident of Royalton, Minn., passed away Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in St. Cloud, Minn. Services are pending.
Dale E. Anderson
GARRISON -- Dale E. Anderson, age 69, of Garrison, died Friday, July 30, 2004, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
ST. PAUL -- Lorraine Lewandoski, devoted mother and sister, beloved grandma and gran-gran (nee Piringer), age 78, of St. Paul, formerly of Brainerd, died at her home with her loving family after a long illness on July 29, 2004.
Dorothy L. Kazeck
LONG PRAIRIE -- Dorothy L. Kazeck, 79-year-old resident of Long Prairie, Minn., formerly of the Swanville area, passed away Friday (July 30) at the St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral services for Dorothy Kazeck will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Long Prairie with Rev. William Postel officiating. Burial will be in the St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Swanville, Minn. Friends may call Monday from 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the service at Trinity Lutheran Church in Long Prairie. Arrangements are with the Shelley-Gibson Funeral Chapel in Swanville.
Virgil J. Zinniel
BURTRUM Virgil J. Zinniel, 55 year old resident of Burtrum, Minn., passed away Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at the Long Prairie Memorial Hospital in Long Prairie, Minn.
Trygve O. Albertson
BREEZY POINT -- Trygve O. Albertson, 83, passed away Thursday at his home in Breezy Point.
Cecelia M. Moran
LITTLE FALLS -- Cecelia M. Moran, age 87, a resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, July 31, 2004, at the Lutheran Care Center.
The last muckraker
Jack Anderson, 81 and ailing with Parkinson's disease, quietly gave up his syndicated column last week after more than half a century. It was not the ending some of Richard Nixon's men once had in mind.
Changes going smoothly so far
It's encouraging to hear that as many central Minnesota communities mark their first year of 2 a.m. bar closings, there are few, if any, problems resulting from this extra hour of socializing.
Whose line is it anyway?
And now, here he is -- the man whose words steer the ship of this Golden State of ours, the governor of California ... William Wisher!
Sobieski wins two over weekend
PIERZ -- The Sobieski Skis remained unbeaten in the Region 8C amateur baseball tournament with a 10-4 victory over the Pierz Brewers at Legion Park Sunday night.
Braves unbeaten in Region 8C tourney
PIERZ -- The Brainerd Braves remained one of two unbeaten teams in the Region 8C amateur baseball tournament with a 6-0 victory over the Avon Lakers Sunday at Legion Park.
Warriors fall practice schedule announced
The schedule for Brainerd Warriors varsity fall sports team practice has been announced.
Upcoming sporting events
Region 8C tournament
Sebeka wins; Crosslake/ Fifty Lakes eliminated
PAYNESVILLE -- Sebeka defeated Sauk Centre 5-1 to win the District 6, Division II American Legion baseball title Saturday.
Nisswa fall soccer slated to begin Aug. 28
Participants must register by Aug. 20. Divisions are for boys and girls, kindergarten and first grade; boys, second and third grade; girls, second and third grade; and boys, fourth and fifth grade; and girls, fourth and fifth grade.
Upcoming sporting events
Teammates have big weekend
Teammates Steve Stordeur and Johnny Mancuso had a good weekend at Brainerd International Raceway.
NCS Race results
NCS PURE STOCK
Mark Johnson wins record sixth straight Street Stock
Mark Johnson's record-setting sixth straight Wissota Street Stock feature win Saturday at North Central Speedway prevented a sweep by Ron Johnson's stable of racers.
State forecast for North Dakota
...A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for southeastern north
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy. Thunderstorms likely central. A chance for thunderstorms northwest and southeast. Highs in the 80s.
A guy sailing
Weather drawing by Brandon Strange of Mrs. Minerich's second grade class at Nisswa school.
Tropical storm brings rain and thunderstorms to the Southeast
The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season brought rain, thunderstorms and the chance of flash flooding to the Southeast early Monday, while the Northeast and the Southwest enjoyed sunny weather.
State forecast for Minnesota
...Severe thunderstorm watch for portions of central and
State forecast for Iowa
...Heat advisory this afternoon and early evening far southwest
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Partly cloudy. A chance of early morning thunderstorms far northeast. A chance of late afternoon thunderstorms west. Highs from the mid 80s far northeast...To around 100 southwest.
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