Minnesota farmers looking for rain
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Scattered rain showers around Minnesota weren't enough for Minnesota farmers, who still need more moisture for crops to recover.
MINNEAPOLIS(AP) -- Wheat receipts Tuesday 271, a year ago 291.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investors sold stocks for a second straight day Monday, collecting profits in the absence of major economic and earnings news. Brokerage house downgrades accounted for most of the market's more notable activity in an otherwise mundane session.
WALKER -- Jacqueline Ruth Harty, 26, Lake Shore, pleaded not guilty Aug. 18 in Cass County District Court to felony second-degree assault.
Pine Meadows shorts
Bremer Bank was no match for Dondelinger, which crushed Bremer 11-1 Aug. 21 to stand alone atop the men's twilight golf league at Pine Meadows.
A tie for first place highlighted the Coed Outing's 4-person scramble event Aug. 19 at Deacon's Lodge.
Summer almost over; golf season isn't
The 2003 golf season isn't over but The Brainerd Dispatch's coverage of golf is.
You just gotta love those old sarges
CAMP RIPLEY -- It had been years since I last attended an annual training exercise. REFORGER (Return of Forces to Germany) and WINTEX (Winter Exercise) were decades behind me, leaving me feel like Rip Van Winkle plus 25 years.
Camp marks 50 years of offering camping experience to children with special needs
CROSSLAKE -- It was a day Camp Knutson supporters may have thought they'd never see.
DNR enforcement director graduated from CLC
Little Falls native Mike Hamm was sworn in July 21 as director of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Division of Enforcement.
At 1,040 pounds, Henry is one big pig
ST. PAUL (AP) -- He may just eat twice, but Henry will munch up 10 pounds of food by day's end -- a routine that's gained him the title of Minnesota's largest pig.
Weight of the world bears down on Wadena furniture maker
WADENA (AP) -- Homecrest Industries began making furniture in the central Minnesota town of Wadena 50 years ago. As CEO Don Bottemiller presides over a landmark anniversary in 2003, he's doing everything he can to make sure the company his father founded survives into its 51st year.
Hallett Community Center's Hale receives award of distinction
CROSBY -- Shirley Hale, operations director of the Hallett Community Center, Crosby, was chosen as the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award representing area communities and recognizing her leadership role in the Central Minnesota Farmer's Market.
Brainerd tankers salute history
An Abrams M1A2 from the 1st Battalion, 194th Armor Regiment of Brainerd fired a round at Camp Ripley's Ernest Miller Range during annual training Aug. 2-16.
Landmark volunteers help make improvements at Camp Confidence
One day last month, 13 teenagers from all over the country arrived at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport.
Fair's model farm is on a kid's scale
FALCON HEIGHTS (AP) -- There's one farm where nobody minds that chores take all day, where produce is harvested and then replanted and where many farmhands are knee-high to a grasshopper.
Gas station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is up for sale
CLOQUET (AP) -- The gas station Frank Lloyd Wright designed in Cloquet is still open, but it's running on empty.
Good news for holiday drivers
Getting to the beach or Grandma's house will be a little easier this holiday weekend for drivers in the Highway 210 reconstruction zone.
County raises pay for park director
The Crow Wing County Board on Tuesday increased the salary of County Park Director Michael Kearns by $4,080 a year. He will earn $49,044. Herlofsky said Kearns has taken on more duties as the park director.
Nisswa maintains that special feeling
Nisswa's downtown once blossomed each season with the life span of a summer flower.
Day care providers bemoan county fee
Several child care providers in Crow Wing County made their case to the Crow Wing County Board Tuesday about a proposed license fee.
BAXTER -- Construction on Highway 371 from Backus to Hackensack has begun, the Minnesota Department of Transportation office in Baxter reported.
Baxter leans toward status quo on addresses
BAXTER -- Though no decision was made, the consensus at an informational meeting of the Baxter City Council Monday was to keep street names as they are even if they don't fit into the city's street naming grid ordinance.
About 23 Brainerd High School students will have to share a locker in the first few weeks of school this fall.
Three file for school board
Three candidates filed Tuesday for the three four-year terms open on the Brainerd School Board.
The Brainerd Warriors open the 2003 football season at home Friday against Sartell. Look for details in sports Thursday.
Beat the heat, get sheared
Ken Johnson of Leader sheared a sheep as owner Duncan Slater waited with the last of 33 sheep to lose their coats Monday on his farm near Pine River. The shearing is an annual event but the timing was perfect with the hot, humid weather sweeping throughout the Midwest this past week.
County board worries about dog ordinance
The Crow Wing County Board is considering what to do with its year old dog control ordinance.
IT'S A BIRD, IT'S A PLANE, IT'S MARS
NISSWA -- Holy close encounters.
Lake Shore declines to renew pact
LAKE SHORE -- John Bukovich will no longer be police chief of Lake Shore.
THIS JUST IN: It still does rain!
Isolated rain showers briefly passed through the Pequot Lakes area Monday morning. The brief showers did little to help the dry conditions in the area.
Council gets a little heavy reading
Brainerd City Council members will have more time to look at the 112-page proposed 2004 budget and levy before making a decision next month.
This was Brainerd
AUGUST 26 - 40 years ago (1963) - Some of the tallest sunflowers in Brainerd are standing in the Frank Dieter yard at 414 South Ninth St. The flowers stand 12 to 16 feet high.
Brad Silgjord with Kuepers Construction took a drink after a cement pour Tuesday in Baxter. Workers were pouring foundations for 15 homes despite high humidity and hot weather.
Dr. Longfellow remembered as caring doctor
Dr. Helen Longfellow, a longtime Brainerd resident and the first woman doctor in the city who started her own general practice in 1945, died Friday at her home in St. Paul.
Minivan, house collide on Riverside Drive; driver arrested for DUI
A 21-year-old woman was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol today after she crashed her minivan into house on Riverside Drive.
Crosby, Aitkin have different ideas
Aitkin and Crosby are a tale of two cities whose fortunes may well have been dictated by distance.
This was Brainerd
AUGUST 27 - 40 years ago (1963) - Walleye fishing has been picking up in the Brainerd area, especially on Gull Lake where some limits are being taken. Gull has also been producing good catches of bass and crappies.
Pillager seeks levy hike
The Pillager School District is following suit of other area school districts to ask voters to support a levy referendum this fall.
As a result of incorrect information provided the Dispatch, the injuries suffered by the drivers involved in an Aug. 17 two-vehicle accident in Garrison were switched.
Fire danger intensifies
Continued dry conditions have pushed the fire danger to very high in the Brainerd area, contributing to three small fires Tuesday near the Highway 371 overpass.
Vivian I. Davis
WOODBURY -- Vivian I. Davis, 82, formerly of the Pine River area, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003, at Willim-Northland Funeral Home, Pine River. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Inurnment will be at a later date in Swanburg Cemetery, rural Pine River.
LITTLE FALLS -- Emma Killian, age 93, a resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at St. Mary's Care Center in Winsted, Minn. Arrangements are pending with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.
John F. Knutson
PINE RIVER -- John F. Knutson, age 86, of Pine River, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Born Feb. 2, 1917, in Albert Lea to John A. and Elizabeth (Metraus) Knutson. The family moved to Pine River in 1928 and John graduated from high school in 1934.
Rosella 'Rose' M. Patterson
AITKIN -- Rosella "Rose" M. Patterson, age 82, of Aitkin, formerly of Mahtomedi, Minn., died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003, at her home.
Jason William Ryan
Jason William Ryan was born in Crosby, Minn., July 6, 1980. Attended and graduated in 1999 from Brainerd High School. Attended St. Cloud Technical College and was presently employed at Larson Boats in Little Falls.
Margaret M. Swanson
AITKIN -- Margaret M. Swanson, age 85, of Aitkin, died on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003, at the Riverwood Extended Care Center. She was born on Aug. 17, 1918, in Nordland Township to George and Celia (Griffth) Ferguson. She graduated from Aitkin High School. She married Alton Swanson on June 5, 1948, in Aitkin. She worked for the former Pioneer and United Telephone companies in various capacities for more than 42 years.
CROSBY -- Maribell Wood, age 88, of Crosby, died on Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at the Woodland Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd. She was born on Nov. 15, 1914, in Virogua, Wis., to Freeman and Jessie (Henry) Endicott. She married Lloyd D. Wood on May 30, 1932, in Crosby. She was a member of the C-I Presbyterian Church, Crosby, and the Royal Neighbors of America.
EMILY -- Karen Larson, age 66, of Emily, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are pending with Brenny Funeral Chapel of Crosslake.
Doris L. Leslie
CROSSLAKE -- Doris L. Leslie, age 86, of Crosslake, died Friday, July 25, 2003, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby. Memorial services will be held at Crosslake Presbyterian Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m. with interment at Pinewood Cemetery in Crosslake.
Emma F. Killian
LITTLE FALLS -- Emma F. Killian, age 94, of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at St. Mary's Care Center in Winsted, Minn. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Assembly of God Church in Little Falls with the Rev. Keith Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the Fort Ripley Cemetery in Fort Ripley, Minn. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls and Thursday one hour prior to the service at the church.
Elizabeth Mueller, age 88, a resident of Brainerd, Minn., passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003, at St. Otto's Care Center in Little Falls, Minn.
PEQUOT LAKES -- Tim Mulheran, age 62, of Pequot Lakes, Minn., and Leesburg, Fla., passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at his home. Born Aug. 2, 1941, in Minneapolis to George and Nancy (Brugger) Mulheran.
ST. PAUL -- Helen Whittemore Bane Longfellow, age 90, lifelong resident of Brainerd, Minn., physician, wife and mother, died Aug. 22, 2003, in St. Paul.
Joel M. Potz
KASOTA -- Joel Michael Potz, age 32, of Kasota, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003, at Duck Lake in Blue Earth County. Memorial services will be Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Peter. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church. Inurnment will take place in Greenhill Cemetery at a later date. St. Peter Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Lorraine M. Jones
Lorraine Mary Jones, age 76, resident of Brainerd, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Lorraine was born Dec. 25, 1926, in Crow Wing County, Minn., to Valentine and Louise (Eisel) Kinney. She had been a lifetime area resident and had been a member of the Salvation Army Corps, Ladies Home League and the Over 50s Club.
I, being 74 years old, have some trouble keeping thoughts in mind, as they wait their turn to reach, computer print, and then paper. And perhaps the thought was foolish, or even selfish, when I hoped to wind my way into the sunset.
Approximately 200 Korean War vets and families received the medallion, a gift from the South Korean government, in appreciation of services rendered.
Prescription drug coverage probably gets more lip service and less action than any political issue that's debated on the hustings.
Martin Luther King and the Golden Rule
On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King spoke to a gathering of hundreds of thousands of people in Washington, D.C., at the Lincoln Memorial, across from the Washington Monument, giving a speech that became known as "I Have a Dream". The gathering consisted of people of all races, ages, and beliefs.
Modern couples who think they must have invented the busy lifestyle of a two-career marriage should think again.
It's not too late to stop a superstore
The long running superstore debate has given many of us a good education about what type of development we want for our community, and how our local governments work. Not too long ago I thought Wal-Mart was just another retail chain, and could not have told you what a superstore is. My involvement with the retail industry consisted of the occasional trip to a discount store. The vast majority of those concerned about the superstore proposal in this area, and big box development in general have, as I do, no history or economic connection with the retail industry. We became involved with this issue after looking at the impacts these types of projects have had all over the country.
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Why Crosby is eliminating its police dispatchers?
Due to the recent petition being circulated in Crosby to encourage the city council to retain our dispatch service, and because of reports of some ridiculous testimony accompanying the petition, I felt that another article on this topic was appropriate in order to keep the truth at the forefront and reiterate the council's perspective on the issue.
Gas prices climbing in state
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- With the Labor Day holiday weekend approaching, gasoline price in Minnesota have jumped in keeping with the national trend.
Three German siblings who say they are illegitimate children of Charles Lindbergh responded evasively late Monday to reports that their aunt also had two children with the famed aviator.
Police officer fired after being charged in Vikings identity theft
EDEN PRAIRE (AP) -- The Eden Prairie Police Department fired an officer Wednesday, one day after he was charged with fraudulently obtaining credit cards in the name of Minnesota Vikings running back Michael Bennett.
Shortfalls may fall to taxpayers
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The cost of medical assistance may keep Minnesota's budget shortfall from quickly disappearing as the economy regains momentum and tax revenues increase, several experts warned.
Ex-beauty queen accused of disability fraud
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Federal authorities sued a former beauty queen on Monday, claiming she fraudulently collected more than $190,000 in Social Security disability benefits over seven years that included the years she reigned.
Some principals to discourage family vacations during school
ST. CLOUD (AP) -- Attendance requirements for the No Child Left Behind Initiative have some school leaders discouraging families from taking vacations when school is in session.
Wolverines' cross country team returns seven runners
Strength comes in numbers.
Warriors rally around rally scoring, beat Sartell 3-0
With a new scoring format to figure out, the Brainerd Warriors checked out all scenarios in their Central Lakes Conference volleyball match with the Sartell Sabres Tuesday.
The Brainerd Sports Boosters Club will have its first meeting of the 2003-04 school year noon Thursday at the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen, located at 923 Oak St. behind the Triangle Store and Temple Baptist Church.
Rally scoring bursts upon scene
Rally scoring may elevate the level of an already exciting sport.
CROSBY -- Kate Gaffney and the rest of the Crosby-Ironton singles tennis players dominated the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder Monday leading to a 6-1 non-conference victory.
CROSBY -- With 13 kills from Brianna Wynn and 11 from Jenna Kovatovich, the Crosby-Ironton Rangers battled back after a first-game loss to beat the Pillager Huskies 20-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-20 Tuesday in non-conference volleyball action.
Girls have talent to return to state
The Brainerd Warrior girls' cross country running team startled Section 8, Class 2A last fall, qualifying for state for the first time since 1992.
Brainerd Warriors head coach Ron Stolski (left) and Verndale Pirates head coach Mike Mahlen diagrammed a play in preparation for the 2003 season. Stolski begins his 42nd season as the winningest active football coach in the Minnesota State High School League. Mahlen enters his 35th season as the second winningest active football coach in the MSHSL. (Dispatch Photo by Steve Kohls)
Cardinal runners should continue to dominate
For the past eight years, the Staples-Motley boys' cross country team has dominated the sport like no other team.
Area cross country
MOORHEAD -- With an average time of 15:44, the Staples-Motley Cardinals girls' cross country team flew past the competition to win the Moorhead Invitational Tuesday by 36 points.
Tennis teams to play single round robin conference schedule
Central Lakes Conference tennis teams will play a single round-robin schedule this season.
PIERZ -- Thanks to a 7-5 tie breaker, Nicole Kasper-Kristine Gruber defeated Angie Gaviglio-Amelia Erickson at No. 3 doubles to give the Pierz Pioneers a 4-3 non-conference tennis victory over the Crosby-Ironton Rangers Tuesday.
First time's a charm for Gellert
BAXTER -- Becka Gellert didn't see much playing time while backing up former Brainerd Warrior girls' soccer goalie Kate Bjornson.
BELLE PRAIRIE -- Andre LeBlanc and Eric Bell tallied for the Little Falls Flyers in a 5-2 non-conference boys' soccer loss to Fergus Falls Hillcrest Tuesday.
Boys' team has more than just one runner
Opponents of the Brainerd Warrior boys' cross country running team are expecting Justin Grunewald to be one of the state's top runners this fall.
High conference finish may be realistic for girls' soccer team
Following the first winning season in program history, the Brainerd Warriors girls' soccer team is hoping its upward climb continues.
Pioneers' football team will lean on running back Luberts
One of the most successful and consistent high school football programs will be back at it again as the Pioneers look to improve upon last year's 8-2 season and go deeper into the playoffs.
Area cross country
MILACA --Jonathan Stoltman and Megan Meyer of Little Falls each won their respective races at the Milaca cross country invitational Monday. The Flyer boys placed fourth with a score of 113 and the Flyer girls placed third with 119.
Swimming-diving team riding a wave of success
Members of the Brainerd Warriors swimming and diving team have swamped virtually every opponent in adjacent lanes the last four years.
Huskies must replace many football players
Leading rusher Tony Mason has graduated.
Pirates poised to repeat in Nine-Man football
There wasn't much the Verndale Pirates football team didn't accomplish last year.
Boys' soccer team needs to develop potent offense
Scoring goals has been an ongoing issue for the Brainerd Warriors boys' soccer team. The Warriors have averaged just 30 goals in each of their previous six varsity seasons.
Flyer boys' cross country team returns seven runners
One of the reasons the Little Falls boys' cross country team is excited about its prospects this season is that it returns seven runners from last year's Central Lakes Conference championship team.
ST. CLOUD -- Dani Larson stopped all but one St. Cloud Cathedral shot leading to a 1-0 non-conference girls' soccer loss for the Little Falls Flyers Monday.
Tigers' football team refuses to be counted out
The Pine River-Backus Tigers football team is young, inexperienced and has dropped down a class.
Turnovers will be key as Aitkin, C-I renew rivalry
The official beginning of fall should be 7 p.m. Thursday.
New football coach inherits four returning starters, 11 letterwinners
For 18 years Mark Mehr roamed the sidelines for the Aitkin Gobblers football team.
Warrior football: A tradition that never graduates
In 2002, the Brainerd Warriors football team introduced a few wrinkles, using the shotgun as its primary offensive formation and a 3-5 alignment as its main defense.
Rangers' cross country teams switch sections again
The Crosby-Ironton Rangers boys' and girls' cross country teams find themselves in their fourth different section in six years.
Numbers down as Eastman returns
Dennis Eastman returns to the helm of the Central Lakes College Raiders football team after a five-year hiatus.
Crosby-Ironton High School graduate Ricky Aulie decisioned Scott Canaden of White Bear Lake on an amateur boxing card Saturday at Canterbury Downs in Shakopee.
Hornets' volleyball team returns solid nucleus
With seven players returning, Lake Region Christian School volleyball coach Ginger Lupella is expecting to turn around an 8-9 record from a year ago.
Golf teams hope to repeat as champions
For the last two years, Central Lakes College Raiders men's and women's golf coach Jim Russell has had two aces in his sleeve: Melanie Wilson and Justin Heitkamp.
Good effort, but Warriors lose 13th straight to Otters
BAXTER -- In 12 previous matchups, the Brainerd Warriors boys' soccer team had never beaten the Fergus Falls Otters and was outscored 68-4.
Patriots' tennis team could duplicate 2002 records
Last year marked the first time the Pequot Lakes Patriots tennis team competed in the Section 7, Class 1A team tournament.
Swimmer will try to cross Lake Superior
HANCOCK, Mich. (AP) -- Marathon swimmer Jim Dreyer is hoping that his next attempt to conquer Lake Superior will be, well, superior to his others.
Hard-hitting Brian Russell likes free safety position
EDEN PRAIRIE -- Brian Russell always had NFL dreams, but they centered on him being a quarterback. He certainly didn't think he'd be playing pro football as a defensive back.
Weight is on for Gopher linemen
MINNEAPOLIS -- The master plan to pack the pounds onto the University of Minnesota defensive line during the offseason started with a list and directions to the nearest Rainbow Foods.
Police officer charged in Vikings identity theft
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Prosecutors charged an Eden Prairie police officer and part-time security guard for the Minnesota Vikings with fraudulently obtaining credit cards in the name of running back Michael Bennett.
Former Gopher football coach Jim Wacker dies at 66
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- Former TCU and Minnesota football coach Jim Wacker, who won back-to-back national championships in NAIA and Division II before taking his upbeat personality to Division I and broadcasting, died Tuesday following a long battle with cancer. He was 66.
Gophers' Hamilton to have season-ending knee surgery
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota wide receiver Paris Hamilton, a junior-college transfer who was expected to receive significant playing time, will have season-ending surgery on his left knee.
Vikings make 11 roster cuts
EDEN PRAIRIE -- The Minnesota Vikings made 11 cuts Monday and placed running back Michael Bennett and wide receiver Nick Davis on the physically unable to perform list.
Healthy Abdul-Khaliq ready to lead Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota's Asad Abdul-Khaliq hasn't played on a healthy right ankle since early last season, but now it's healed and the senior quarterback hopes it takes him and the Golden Gophers to better things.
Lynx will host Sparks Thursday
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Lynx will host the team's first playoff game on Thursday against the Los Angeles Sparks.
Gophers goalie leaves team
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Goaltender Travis Weber, who backstopped Minnesota to its second straight NCAA Championship in April, has decided to withdraw from the university for unspecified personal reasons.
Santana turning into ace
MINNEAPOLIS -- Johan Santana has bided enough time in Minnesota's bullpen. He's pitching like he doesn't intend to ever go back.
Vikings optimistic about kickers
EDEN PRAIRIE -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Tice was asked what young placekicker Aaron Elling needed to do this week to keep the team's eye away from the waiver wire.
Radke blanks Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Brad Radke was in trouble in the ninth inning.
DeLaSalle's Sims finally arrives for Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The jubilation of a season-opening football victory over Southwest Texas State had begun to dissolve, so Dominique Sims retreated to his home in Roseville and fell asleep on his family's living room floor.
Pioneer Day in Nisswa features old-timers' stories, demonstrations
NISSWA -- If you were in Nisswa last weekend, you may have caught a glimpse of the area's past at an event sponsored by the Nisswa Area Historical Society.
Cabins connect 'Grace' clan near Bovey
BOVEY (AP) -- The old red cabin still stands tall. The faded hand-stitched banner of the Bass Lake Cousins' Club hangs in the bunkhouse. And the "Grace" picture hangs in every cabin, trailer and house on the property.
Enjoy fall colors along byway's Veterans Hiking Trail
Soon the fall colors will be appearing. The rhythm of the seasons is part of the attractive mystique of this area. All of us know people who leave for "better weather" only to return eventually because they miss the changing seasons.
Two white-tailed deer at Tank's game farm.
EAST GULL LAKE -- The third annual Derrik's Day charity golf event is planned for Friday at The Legacy at Cragun's, an event that raises funds for an East Gull Lake teenager who is battling a fatal disease.
Enjoy it while you can
Weather drawing by Yana Brown in the Nisswa kindergarten of Mrs. Lykins.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly cloudy. Highs from the mid 70s northeast to the upper 80s south.
State forecast for North Dakota
This afternoon...Sunny. Highs from the lower 90s southwest to the lower 80s northeast.
Iowa state forecast
Rest of today...Partly to mostly sunny. A chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s northeast to upper 90s southwest.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Increasing clouds across the north...Partly to mostly sunny south. Highs from near 70 northeast to the upper 80s south.
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s northeast to the upper 90s southwest.
No. 55 is back in action
Weather drawing by Sam Bertram in the Whittier Summer School of Mrs. Zauhaur.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy...With a chance for thunderstorms mainly south. Highs in the low 80s north...With lower 90s southwest.
State forecast for North Dakota
Today...Widely scattered morning showers and thunderstorms... Otherwise partly sunny and windy west and central. Becoming mostly cloudy and breezy east. Highs from the lower 90s southwest to 75 to 80 northeast.
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Partly cloudy with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms west. Windy in the afternoon west. Mostly sunny east. Highs in the upper 90s central to upper 80s northeast.
Iowa state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms southwest during the afternoon. Highs from the 80s northeast to mid 90s southwest.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s far north... To lower 80s south and west.
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