Brady Prince, son of Mark and Rosie Prince, Baxter, was accepted for admission at Minnesota State University-Mankato. He is a Brainerd High School graduate and plans to major in criminal justice.
"When I get up in the morning, I go outside and hear the birds and have a cup of coffee. I never used to do that."
Used book sale slated at Brainerd Public Library
Friends of the Brainerd Public Library will have their summer used book sale from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.
This was Brainerd
AUGUST 22 - 100 years ago (1905) - The Shenango furnace interests have actually and seriously taken hold on the Cuyuna Range. It is probably the most important and significant deal that has yet been made.
With unassembled parts in the foreground, Jon Thorson (left) Kristi Wikstrom and Chad Millam assembled playground equipment Saturday at Lake Region Christian School. The volunteers were working on one of two sets of equipment at the Baxter school. The proceeds for the new equipment were donated by local businesses.
Point of view
Don't be surprised to see backpacks near this point of view soon. Find out where it is in Tuesday's Dispatch.
Getting life in shape
BAXTER -- Brainerd Community Education fitness instructor Tami Lu Smith has been helping others get in shape for the past 25 years.
Claudine A. Riess
ROCHESTER -- Claudine A. Riess, age 85, of Rochester, Minn., died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Seasons Hospice in Rochester, Minn.
Daniel F. Doucette
LITTLE FALLS -- Daniel F. Doucette, 78-year-old resident of Little Falls, Minn., died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at his home in Little Falls, Minn.
Marie E. Love
LITTLE FALLS -- Marie Eleanor Love, age 93, of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at her home.
Wesley J. Vall
AITKIN -- Wesley J. Vall, age 66, of Aitkin, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at St. Mary's Hospital in Superior, Wis.
Latona D. Orman
Latona passed away peacefully at Marian Medical Center West on Aug. 18, 2005, with her family at her side. She was born July 16, 1923, in Montevideo, Minn., to Lynn and Cora (Berge) Finch.
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Erika P. Johnson
STAPLES -- Erika P. Johnson, age 69, of rural Staples, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at her home.
There is a reason they're called the Greatest Generation. Facing economic hardships and a growing national isolationism, they fought a world war, and came home to fight off the Depression. Over 300,000 Minnesotans fought in World War II, and thousands more men and women stayed home and kept the American economy growing.
Upcoming sporting events
Waldo' was a standout pitcher, and good friend
We called him "Waldo."
Buckman's season ends at state tourney
HUTCHINSON -- The Buckman Billygoats amateur baseball season ended in the Class C state tournament Saturday with a 3-1 loss to Carlos.
Three racers find repeat success
It was a night of repeats as three racers collected their second consecutive feature victories Saturday night at North Central Speedway.
Pequot's Lenz wins 99th career match
LITTLE FALLS -- Kayla Lenz of Pequot Lakes won the 97th, 98th and 99th matches of her career and the Pequot Lakes Patriots opened the girls' tennis season Saturday with two victories in the Little Falls quadrangular.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Mostly cloudy central and southwest with isolated morning
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Mostly sunny north. Partly sunny south...With a slight chance of late afternoon thunderstorms southwest. Highs in the 70s east...80 to 90 central and west.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs around 75 east to the low 90s west.
Weather drawing Emily Danielson of Mrs. Brenny's third grade class at Baxter school.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s northeast to
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to at times mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s.
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