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How to reach lawmakers in Washington D.C.
Sen. Paul Wellstone
Ryder Cup postponed for year
One week and one day before the U.S. team was to fly to England for the Ryder Cup, the matches were called off, the first interruption of play in the event's 74-year history since World War II in 1939.
Pentagon issues warning order to elite units
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon issued a "warning order" late last week to some elite infantry units to prepare for a possible imminent combat mission, indicating the administration is moving closer toward taking wide-ranging military action that will involve ground combat troops, a defense official said.
Fed cuts interest rate by half-point
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve cut a key interest rate by one-half point Monday, trying to keep the U.S. economy from falling into a recession following the worst terrorist attack in America's history.
'Flesh-eating' bacteria is a variety of Strep
Here are some facts about the flesh-eating bacteria from the National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation Web site:
Rare bacterial infection claims life of community leader Beal
A prominent Brainerd business woman and community leader, who died last week from a rare bacteria infection, is being remembered by friends and family.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1981)-Just two letter winners have returned for Brainerd Community College's defending Northwest Division Volleyball champions. Captain Sharon Carlson and Stephanie Roberts are the only returnees listed on Coach Darlene Palmer's roster.
Program aids parents as infants enter toddler stage
No matter how technologically advanced we think we've become, babies still don't come with instruction manuals.
Anti-war movement struggles with conflict and the notion of patriotism
WASHINGTON -- Chuck Yancey has never liked America. At age 24, he has been arrested six times in the rioting and calamity of protests from Philadelphia to Seattle. He thinks his fellow Americans are arrogant, the government underhanded.
Families wait for word on loved ones missing in bridge collapse
PORT ISABEL, Texas -- The threat of falling concrete from a bridge that partially collapsed when barges and a tugboat slammed into it has slowed divers' search for victims whose cars plummeted 85 feet into the water.
Eight Wyoming cross country athletes killed in crash
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- After spending part of their weekend in Colorado, eight University of Wyoming cross-country runners crammed into a sport-utility vehicle to return to campus for a fraternity outing.
Big mess at ground zero
NEW YORK -- From tall, telescoping cranes, bulldozers and power shovels to bucket brigades, the cleanup at the shattered World Trade Center is as basic as it gets in the demolition industry.
Fred De Cordova, Johnny Carson's longtime producer, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fred de Cordova, a longtime producer of NBC's "Tonight Show" when it was hosted by Johnny Carson, died Saturday at age 90.
U.S. pressures Taliban, gets back to business
WASHINGTON -- The nation's political and financial leaders tried to rally Americans back to their routines Monday even as an extraordinary effort mounted to crush the terrorists who ripped that normalcy apart. "The best way to fight terrorism is to not let terrorism intimidate America," President Bush said.
Across U.S., Americans taking kinder view of New York
From the vast miles of America that lie beyond the Hudson River, the view of New York City is not always complimentary.
Washington signals action to keep recession at bay after terrorist attack
WASHINGTON -- As Wall Street held its breath over Monday's resumption of stock trading, Washington signaled Sunday it will pull out all the economic stops to keep the country from being shoved into recession by last week's terrorist attacks.
Baseball to resume, but will anyone care?
Less than a week after the events that changed America and the world, baseball told teams they've got a job to do: Play, and make the games seem as if they matter again.
Avalanche open season in Sweden
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) -- Alex Tanguay and the rest of the Colorado Avalanche appreciated the gesture by the Swedish hockey fans.
No football, a wedding and some poignant scenes
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A car with an American flag on one side of the rear window and a big, blue Giants helmet on the other slowed, then went by the "Entrance Closed" sign at the ramp to Giants Stadium where scalpers would normally be buying and selling.
Susan C. Legat
PILLAGER -- Susan C. Legat, 84, Pillager, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
James E. Krause
NORTH ST. PAUL -- James Ervin Krause, 57, North St. Paul, formerly of Brainerd, son of Florence Krause and the late Ervin Krause, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, in St. Paul.
STAPLES -- John Wilkowski, 75, Staples, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, at home of cancer.
Diane L. Beal
MINNEAPOLIS -- Diane Lynn Beal, SFO, 51, Brainerd, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Michael G. James
Michael Grant James, 30, Brainerd, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Elmore D. Dally
PILLAGER -- Elmore Duane Dally, 71, Pillager, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
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Back to work
It wasn't, by any means, back to normal for Americans today, but it was back to work for many.
Zanardi out of danger
BERLIN (AP) -- Doctors said Alex Zanardi's condition was no longer life threatening Monday, two days after the Italian lost both his legs in a gruesome crash.
Bike racer killed at CBIR
For the first time since 1983, a motorcycle racer died in an accident at the Colonel's Brainerd International Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
More bears shot so far this season
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Hunters are shooting more bear this season than last, according to Department of Natural Resources biologists.
Group issues call to fight property tax increases
ST. PAUL (AP) -- A taxpayer watchdog group is urging vigilance as the battle over property taxes shifts to cities and counties, which are required to set maximum levies by Monday.
Lawmakers sign resolution supporting president
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Leaders from the Minnesota House and Senate signed a proclamation Sunday condemning Tuesday's terrorist attacks and offering support to President Bush and Congress.
Thousands gather Sunday to mark memory of fallen
ST. PAUL (AP) -- By the tens of thousands, people came.
Jonathan Fargo, the son of Rick and Jane Fargo of Brainerd, received the Gibson/Reilly Scholarship for the 2000-2001 academic year.
New option for local telephone service
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Competition has been moot in home telephone service in the Twin Cities because there's been virtually no competition for Qwest Communications.
Retired Star Tribune photographer John Croft dies
ST. ANTHONY (AP) -- John Croft, a retired photographer for the Star Tribune of Minneapolis who spent 40 years covering Minnesota sports and other stories, died Friday night at his home of an apparent heart attack at age 70.
Recent developments related to last week's terrorist attacks:
Dayton visits Islamic school
FRIDLEY (AP) -- Students, parents and staff at Minnesota's only Islamic school heard an apology from U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton for any harassment the state's Muslims have suffered since last week's terrorist attacks.
Bloomington teen dies in hunting accident
REDWOOD FALLS (AP) -- A 13-year-old from Bloomington was shot and killed Saturday while hunting in southern Redwood County.
Another Minnesota native among those missing
GRANITE FALLS (AP) -- Another Minnesota native is among the people listed as missing in last week's terrorist attack on the Pentagon, her sister said Sunday.
Airlines given a list of names to look for by the FBI
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Security has been understandably tight in recent days at airports across the country, and now security officials are armed with lists of names to watch out for.
Operations continue smoothly at Twin Cities airport
Operations continued smoothly at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, as well as Brainerd-Crow Wing County Regional Airport, with most airlines flying close to their normal schedules.
Warrior swimmers win invitational
PARK RAPIDS -- Scoring nearly 100 points more than its closest competitor, the Brainerd Warriors girls' swimming and diving team won the Park Rapids Invitational with 438 points Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
Thunderhawks nip Warrior boys
BAXTER -- The Brainerd Warriors fell to the Grand Rapids Thunderhawks 3-2 in non-conference boys' soccer Friday.
CLC slams Vermilion
The Central Lakes College volleyball team had "another great, aggressive serving game," according to head coach Jane Peterson, as the Raiders beat Vermilion Community College 30-11, 30-19, 30-15 Saturday in the CLC gymnasium.
Failed two-point conversion costs CLC
The Rainy River Voyageurs football team was vocal during its game against the Central Lakes College Raiders Saturday at the Paul C. Findorff Athletic Complex.
Staples-Motley wins Mid-State tournament
PARK RAPIDS -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals tennis team won the Mid-State Conference tournament Saturday.
Brainerd girls lose to Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS -- The Brainerd Warriors girls soccer team was blanked by the Grand Rapids Thunderhawks Saturday 6-0 in non-conference action.
Pine River-Backus sacks Bagley
BAGLEY -- Nick Keefe was involved in five touchdowns as the Pine River-Backus Tigers defeated the Bagley Flyers 58-22 in North Star Conference football Saturday.
Deer River wins C-I tournament
CROSBY -- It was a busy day in area volleyball as six teams competed in the Crosby-Ironton Invitational Saturday.
Central Lakes College linebacker Ross Burnau reacted after intercepting a pass in the first quarter against Rainy River Saturday.
Vikings wait to see if game against Baltimore will be made up
EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) -- If NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue chooses the 16-game plan favored by most in the league, the Minnesota Vikings could finish the season earlier than most.
The Weather Elsewhere
Minnesota state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy northwest. Mostly cloudy elsewhere with a chance of showers northeast. Highs mostly in the 60s.
I love mom
Weather drawing by Jacob McDonald of Sharon Jendro's first grade class at Lowell school.
Iowa state forecast
Dense fog advisory west until 9 am...
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Cloudy with showers south and central...But more scattered across the north. Highs in the 60s.
State forecast for north dakota
Today...Partly sunny north...Mostly cloudy south. Highs 60 to 70.
State forecast for south dakota
Today...Partly cloudy west and mostly cloudy east. Slight chance of afternoon showers southwest. Highs 60 to 70.
Gifts for a new mom
Dear Heloise: I have a wonderful gift-giving for anyone visiting a new mother at home or in the hospital.
Names and faces
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country music performers Brooks & Dunn are one of the few musical acts that continued playing tour dates despite the terrorist attacks.
High school in-crowd out of bounds
DEAR ABBY: I am a 16-year-old girl -- a sophomore in a wonderful high school. We have some of the best test scores in the state. Our teachers go the extra mile to help us. Our teams excel in almost every sport. However, there's something about my high school that is not so terrific. I'm talking about how the "popular crowd" treats others.
Pakistan shuts border with Afghanistan, confines refugees to camps
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Pakistan virtually shut down its border with Afghanistan on Monday, preventing refugees from entering and ordering police to confine more than 1 million of those already in the country to the squalid camps in the north where they live.
Tropical storm Nari sweeps over Taiwan, triggering deadly landslides and flooding
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Tropical storm Nari tore through northern Taiwan on Monday, killing 23 people in mudslides and flash floods that swallowed up homes and main streets in the capital.
European markets rise, Asian prices fall in advance of Wall Street reopening
LONDON (AP) -- European share prices rebounded from an early plunge Monday, after Asian stock markets sank in nervous anticipation of Wall Street's response to the terror attacks in America.
U.S. attack could lead to mass starvation
JALOZAI REFUGEE CAMP, Pakistan -- With hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees already on the move, food supplies in their nation running out and winter just weeks away, any U.S. military action against Afghanistan could lead to mass starvation, U.N. and aid agencies warned Sunday.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- In a war against Afghanistan, the world's only superpower would be aligning the most sophisticated, high-tech military weaponry ever developed against mud barracks, mountain caves, a few hundred artillery pieces and a savvy foe able to melt into the khaki folds of an already devastated landscape.
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