Named to the summer dean's list at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth: Rebecca Schomack and Brady Sladek, both of Baxter, are majoring in management; Lisa Lundgren, Crosby, organizational behavior; Brenda Marshik and Alice Middendorf, both of Little Falls, and both majoring in management.
Road work causes Crosslake confusion
Carol Roy lives a few blocks away from Immaculate Heart Church in Crosslake, but it took 14 miles to get there Sunday.
HART proud of changes
It's a scenario that may happen more often than people realize.
The Pierze football team is off to a good start. Sports writer Jeremy Millsop takes a close look at the Pioneers in Tuesday's edition.
A Page 6A story in Friday's Dispatch should've stated the Nisswa city prosecutor referred the John Sausen misdemeanor DWI case to Itasca County Attorney's Office.
Opening arguments made in trial
Opening statements began today in the murder trial of Darrick James Bellecourt with the jury hearing opposing views of murder and self defense in the shooting death of a Brainerd teenager.
This was Brainerd
SEPTEMBER 15 - 40 years ago (1963) - Jerry Lyscio, strong-armed 18-year-old right-hander who pitched Brainerd High School to the state tournament, has announced the signing of a professional baseball contract with the Minnesota Twins.
Pauline Lockwood, 76, Brainerd, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003. Arrangements are with the Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home, Brainerd.
Gerald P. Larsen
LITTLE FALLS -- Gerald P. Larsen, 90 year old resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at the St. Otto's Care Center in Little Falls. Arrangements are pending with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.
Roman P. Woitalla
Roman P. Woitalla, 66, of Harding, Minn., died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2003, at the Pierz Villa. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 at Holy Cross Church, Harding, Minn. Burial will be at Holy Cross Parish Cemetery.
Thiel F. Horn
PILLAGER -- Thiel F. Horn, age 72, of rural Pillager, Minn., died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. at Casino Assembly Church of Pillager with the Rev. Mike Broberg officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003, from 4-8 p.m. at the Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter and continue on Friday at the church an hour before services. Arrangements are with Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.
Lucille M. Moser
LITTLE FALLS -- Lucille M. Moser, 81 year old resident of Little Falls, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2003, at the St. Cloud Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls with the Rev. Nicholas Landsberger officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the service at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.
News council can help readers
The Minnesota News Council is an independent organization that examines citizens complaints alleging inaccuracy, unfairness or unethical conduct by the media.
I would like to congratulate Little Falls on hosting a well-organized and successful arts and craft show. It was awesome!
Fall in Crow Wing County means more than football and the eventual disappearance of the orange construction barrels on Highway 210. Fall means that it's time for the annual United Way drive.
Getting jail money from inmates proves difficult
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Charging jail inmates for some of the cost of locking them up isn't paying off like some county officials had hoped.
22 hurt in bus crash
FAIRMONT, Minn. (AP) -- A school bus and pickup truck collided southwest of Fairmont on Monday morning, and 22 students or adults were taken to a hospital for examination and treatment, officials said.
Woman killed in northeast Minneapolis fire
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A fire in Minneapolis early Saturday claimed the life of an elderly woman.
Details about the tax-free zone
--Up to 10 Job Opportunity Building Zones can be designated for up to 12 years. JOBZ cannot exceed 5,000 acres, but may be split.
More Minnesotans taking advantage of tax refund programs; average is $400
ST. PAUL (AP) -- The check will soon be in the mail for hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans owed property tax refunds from the state.
Poll finds mixed feelings about new concealed-carry gun law
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- As sheriffs across Minnesota issue more permits to carry concealed handguns in public, under a new law that makes those permits easier to get, a poll shows that Minnesotans still have mixed feelings about the change.
Poll finds 'The Good Life in Minnesota' endures
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Thirty years ago, Time magazine gushed over "The Good Life in Minnesota." On Sunday, a new poll indicated that for most Minnesotans, life still seems pretty good.
The State Auditor's office is studying whether police departments should use administrative tickets for minor traffic and ordinance violations.
Small towns see big promise in economic development tool
DASSEL -- A majestic red rooster emblazons the water tower in this south central Minnesota town, a reminder of its past as a hatchery hub.
Controversial donation Money from convict's estate gets chilly reception in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD (AP) -- By many accounts, John A. Carlson was a good neighbor and family man. But his life ended on a dark note when Carlson, who had thyroid cancer, killed himself in July after he was sentenced to more than three years in prison for conspiring to manufacture methamphetamine.
Boy settles in with family
PEPIN, Wis. (AP) -- He's bit taller and his hair is darker, but relatives say 4-year-old Christopher Samples seems otherwise unaffected by 15 months on the run with his fugitive father.
Cardinals repeat as Mid-State champion
PEQUOT LAKES -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals won three individual titles and repeated as Mid-State Conference tennis champions Saturday.
Pierz wins twice in Warriors triangular
The Pierz Pioneers won both of their matches in the Brainerd Warriors triangular Saturday.
Brainerd girls swim to invitational title
PARK RAPIDS -- Erica Campbell won the 200-yard individual medley and Lauren Trapp took honors in diving to help the Brainerd Warriors to the team championship in the Panther Invitational swimming and diving meet Saturday.
Pequot Lakes wins Maple Grove tournament
Pequot defeated Maple Grove 17-25, 25-21, 15-13, and Edina 16-25, 25-15, 15-13.
CLC netters win easily
ELY -- The Central Lakes College Raiders swept Vermilion 30-7, 30-10, 30-14 in North Division volleyball Saturday.
Raiders thump Rainy River 28-8
INTERNATIONAL FALLS -- The Central Lakes College Raiders improved to 2-1 with a 28-8 non-conference football victory over Rainy River Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings figured to blow out the Chicago Bears based on the teams' season openers.
Young players a priority for Wild
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS -- Most professional sports teams devote a good chunk of the offseason to trying to lure key free agents who they think can juice up their lineups.
Sun frustrates fielders as Milton makes first start of year
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A painful bounce turned into a lucky one for Minnesota as the Twins remained tied for the AL Central lead.
Thanks, CC: Vikings retire Carter's No. 80
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jerseys aren't normally retired this quickly, but Cris Carter didn't have a typical career.
Gophers run past Bobcats
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Minnesota didn't want to be added to the list of early season college football upsets.
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs from the mid 70s northeast...To 80 to
State forecast for North Dakota
This afternoon...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to around 80.
Iowa state forecast
Today...Sunny. Highs in the 70s.
Memories of summer fun
Weather drawing by Matthew Hammermeister in the Lowell fourth grade of Mr. Meyer.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly sunny. A chance of light showers east half. Highs in
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Areas of fog north and central early...Then partly sunny.
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