Cody Peterson, son of Peg and Bruce Peterson, Fort Ripley, has received a $500 Wisconsin Conservation Warden Association-Robert Markle Scholarship. He attends the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin in Stevens Point. He is a senior majoring in natural resource management with minors in environmental law enforcement, soil science and the natural sciences.
Keep in touch with federal lawmakers
Sen. Mark Dayton
Crosslake City Council
East Gull Lake Council to meet
EAST GULL LAKE -- The East Gull Lake City Council will meet at noon Friday at city hall to interview candidates for the wastewater/maintenance position.
THEFT -- Joseph Dubbels, Lincoln, Wednesday reported that his 1998 Kawasaki Bayou 300 was stolen from his residence.
He's just a chip off the old engine block
When Keith Larson drives his 1982 Pontiac Trans Am to Brainerd High School for the first time, it isn't a typical teenager's car.
This was Brainerd
SEPTEMBER 12 - 80 years ago (1925) - Mrs. Fabien's Rolls-Royce imported car has attracted a lot of attraction as it is a job that sells for $23,000. Even the glass is bullet proof.
"In those 29 minutes I lost more friends and family than in all my 52 years. I've seen death. Close friends of mine in the Police Department have been killed. But it was one at a time and they were doing what they chose to do."
Shelbie Buckingham (left) smiled as her three-month-old puppy Jack jumped on Quinn Lerol in the Mississippi River Saturday near the Little Falls Dam in Little Falls.
9-11 remembered at Legionville
LEGIONVILLE -- As mirrored in ceremonies across the country, Brainerd area residents Sunday gathered to remember the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
'No men allowed'
LITTLE FALLS -- What happens at the Little Falls Arts and Crafts Fair stays in Little Falls.
Katrina survivors receive aid from food sales at fair
LITTLE FALLS -- Hurricane Katrina survivors received help from the 33rd annual Little Falls Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday.
Point of view
The roof of a public building east of Brainerd.
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KellyAnn M. Lehrke
SWANVILLE -- KellyAnn M. Lehrke, 28-year-old resident of rural Swanville, Minn., passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2005, at her home in rural Swanville.
Norman H. 'Red' Nelson
Norman H. "Red" Nelson, 78, Brainerd, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Laura Messerli, age 90, formerly of Pine River, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, in Arlington, Texas.
HACKENSACK --Glen Tufts, age 81, of Hackensack, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005, at the VA Hospital in Minneapolis.
FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Cassie Wilshusen, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died Sept. 8, 2005, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Stefan Wiankowski, age 38, of Brainerd, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005, at St. Cloud Hospital.
Edward L. Radinovich
CROSBY -- Edward Ludwig Radinovich, 81, Crosby, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2005, at his home.
Loretta G. Landwehr
LITTLE FALLS -- Loretta G. Landwehr, age 87, of Little Falls, Minn., a housekeeper for Father Ken Thielman for many years, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005.
For the last four years we've heard one message from our president and government. They've been saying they will protect us, that security and safety are their top priority. They told us after Sept. 11, a new department of Homeland Security would improve response to disasters and attacks.
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OUR OPINION: DOGS
The Brainerd City Council made the right decision Tuesday when it unanimously voted to declare a pit bull named Cheech as dangerous and ordered the dog to be destroyed. It wasn't an easy decision because people have strong feelings of attachment to their pets, but it was the right decision.
Raiders rout Hibbing
ST. CLOUD -- A 29-point second quarter and a defense that forced seven turnovers lifted the Central Lakes College Raiders to a 36-7 thumping of the Hibbing Cardinals in the Minnesota Community College Conference Football Classic Saturday night at St. Cloud State University.
Flyers shut out Lakers
GLENWOOD -- Eric Bell and Will Kornbaum scored for Little Falls and Flyers goalkeepers Lukas Jorgensen and Zac Rekstad combined to blank Minnewaska 2-0 in non-conference boys' soccer Saturday.
BHS last at tourney
BUFFALO -- Paige Olson had 27 kills in four matches as the Brainerd Warriors volleyball team remained winless by finishing last in Saturday's eight-team Buffalo tournament.
C-I, Pioneers win tournaments
PEQUOT LAKES -- Annie Adams had 43 kills in four matches as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers won four matches and the championship in Saturday's Pine-Lakes Volleyball Tournament.
Slow start hurts Warriors
BAXTER -- Brainerd Warrior boys' soccer coach Cahil Collins and his players have been frustrated with the pattern that their games have taken so far this season.
Robinson, Cardinal girls runners-up
STAPLES -- Staples-Motley's Courtney Robinson finished second and the Cardinal girls' team was runner-up in Saturday's S-M Cross Country Invitational.
CLC sweeps Vermilion
Jen Kempenich smacked 15 kills to help the Central Lakes College Raiders volleyball team sweep Vermilion 30-15, 30-8, 30-20 in North Division volleyball Saturday.
Johnson, Lenz, Pierz win at tourney
PINE CITY -- Brita Johnson of Aitkin won the No. 2 singles title, Megan Lenz of Pequot Lakes won at No. 4 singles and the Pierz Pioneers won the team championship in Saturday's John Eberhart Tennis Tournament.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some heavy rainfall
Weather drawing by Keith Hall of Ms. Hemstad's third grade class at Baxter school.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...A chance of thunderstorms. Highs 65 to 75.
State forecast for S.D.
Monday...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms west. Thunderstorms likely east. Highs from near 70 northwest to mid 80s far southeast.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Partly cloudy with scattered showers or isolated thunderstorms
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy and warm. Thunderstorms likely northwest...With a chance for thunderstorms far north to west central. Highs from around 80 far northwest to the upper 80s to lower 90s south.
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