The Lake Superior College (LSC) Foundation has received $30,000 from the Hunt family to expand their current endowed scholarship fund. The Hunt Family Scholarship Fund, established in 2006, will provide a $2,000 scholarship for a full-time student each academic year.
Butterflies are free
Small triangular packets were carefully opened Saturday to release butterflies as a part of the Fourth Annual Butterfly Release at Pelican Woods Cemetery and Nature Trail of Breezy Point. An enamored crowd stayed to watch and interact with the butterflies. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
Assault victim still in critical condition
ST. CLOUD - A 39-year-old Brainerd man who suffered serious injuries after being punched in the head early Thursday in downtown Brainerd remained in critical condition Sunday at St. Cloud Hospital.
"I just know that the Russian president said several days ago Russian military operations would stop. They didn't."
Just the one green thumb all she needs
Kathy Holms' green thumb is singular, and not only in the figurative sense.
This was Brainerd
AUGUST 18 - 100 years ago (1908) - The foundry has also felt the rush of work which is crowding the Northern Pacific shops. It is now running full time with a full crew after several months of partial shutdown.
PEQUOT LAKES - Aaron Trees had never eaten a fresh chokecherry before he entered the chokecherry pit-spitting contest during the first Chokecherry Festival in Pequot Lakes Saturday.
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BAXTER - Harold Ervin Kangas, 72, of Baxter, Minn., passed away at his home Aug. 14, 2008, with his family by his side.
MOTLEY - Donald Wilkins, age 75, of Motley, passed away at the Lakewood Health System Care Center on Saturday, Aug. 16.
Doris E. Engle
FIFTY LAKES - Doris Ethel Engle, age 73, of Fifty Lakes, died Aug. 16, 2008, peacefully at her home surrounded by family and friends.
Miles W. McNally
Miles W. McNally, age 86, of Sylvan Lake, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at his home.
OTHER OPINION: OLYMPICS
The International Olympic Committee distinguished this year's Games not just by awarding them to China but by allowing them to be shown live on the Internet. That's because it was finally satisfied that webcasters could use technology to stop their video streams from crossing national borders.
The skinny on Obama
For everybody out there who is on vacation and/or still a few weeks from turning your brains back on, let me just assure you that when it comes to the presidential campaigns, you are not missing much.
No more Masters of the Universe
Amid the turmoil and confusion on Wall Street these days, one serious message is coming through loud and clear: Investment banking is dying.
Gullickson races to Super Stock win
BARROWS - Drivers in the Super Stock and Street Stock classes gave fans a thrilling race and the Midwest Modified class saw a first-time winner.
Pequot Lakes sweeps Little Falls
LITTLE FALLS - Pequot Lakes Patriots swept three teams and three Patriots went 3-0 in the season-opening Little Falls quadrangular on Saturday.
Bell finishes in tie for 17th in Ohio
MAINEVILLE, Ohio - Robert Bell of Pierz finished in a tie for 17th place in the final round of the Junior PGA Championship at PTA River's Bend on Saturday.
Weiss sparks Lastrup to 10-3 victory
SHAKOPEE - Chad Weiss pitched 7 1/3 innings to get the win and had two hits as the Lastrup Lakers defeated Stewartville-Racine 10-3 in the opening round of the Class C amateur baseball state tournament Friday.
Weather drawing by Tyler Smith of Ms. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 80s.
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Mostly sunny with isolated afternoon thunderstorms extreme east. Highs 85 to 95.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms north and central. Becoming partly cloudy south. Highs mainly in the 80s. Cooler 70s near lake superior.
State forecast for Minnesota
.Today...Mostly sunny northwest and partly cloudy elsewhere.
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