Kellee Isle, daughter of Jana Johnson and Raymond Isle III, Brainerd, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2008 semester at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul. She is a sophomore at St. Kate's and a 2006 graduate of Brainerd High School.
Planning commission to meet Wednesday
The Brainerd Planning Commission will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Brainerd City Hall to discuss the zoning ordinance update and rewrite.
Delivering sad news is chaplain's duty
LITTLE FALLS - When the Rev. Gregg Valentine walks up to someone's door in his work uniform, those answering the door often immediately understand he's not about to deliver good news.
This was Brainerd
SEPTEMBER 22 - 60 years ago (1948) - A meeting has been planned for Friday evening at the Busbey Store for the purpose of organizing a local gun club.
On a sunny Saturday afternoon people gathered at the former Assembly of God Church in Brainerd to see how it was transformed - not just the building but in the lives of the men who now live there.
"I figured this was going to define my career. But you know what? It made my career."
Tami Gunter (front right) and Lea Carlson (front left) peddled Ruby Marsh of Brainerd back to her car Saturday after she had attended the Ageless Expo held at Forestview Middle School in Baxter. The Surrey Bike was courtesy of Crosby Senior Services. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
RICE LAKE, Wis. - Donald Smith, age 76, of Rice Lake, Wis., formerly of Brainerd, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at the Rice lake Convalescent Center.
Raegan O. Sliver
Raegan Olivia Sliver, newborn daughter of Ashley Sliver of Baxter, was stillborn on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
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Paul Schaefer, age 86, resident of Pelican Lake, Merrifield, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud.
Catherine M. Nelson
Catherine M. Nelson, age 68, Brainerd area resident, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
Elizabeth 'Bette' Hunter
STAPLES - Elizabeth "Bette" Hunter, age 85, of Staples, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at the Lakewood Care Center.
James J. Gainor
OUTING - James J. "Jim" Gainor, age 77, of rural Outing, died Friday, Sept. 19, surrounded by his family.
Candidates who make her worry
In a rational world, this presidential election would be between Hillary Clinton and John McCain, with their respective running mates Barack Obama and (maybe) Sarah Palin.
I would like to enlighten some conservative Republican minds! All I've heard the past day or two is, the recession we're in is the fault of the Democrats! It happened during Bill Clinton's presidency, fine!
LOCAL SPORTS SHORTS
John Haberman led St. Olaf to a 29-23 six overtime victory over St. Thomas Saturday.
PL's Foster squeaks out triumph
MILACA - Clayton Foster of Pequot Lakes topped Moses Heppner of Warroad by 1-10th of a second to win the Class 2A division in the Milaca Mega Meet Saturday.
Warriors collect four tourney crowns
ST. CLOUD - Brainerd's Mikinzee Salo finished 3-0 at No. 2 singles to win the Central Lakes Conference individual tournament as did all three Brainerd doubles teams Saturday.
Carlson owns Shootout again
Brian Thuringer is John Carlson's favorite person.
Flying Aces soar past Wildcats 6-4
LITTLE FALLS - Chris Decent and Josh Birkland each had two goals and Tim Brenner added a goal and an assist as Little Falls' Minnesota Flying Aces defeated the Minnesota Wildcats 6-4 Saturday.
Raiders dominate Itasca
GRAND RAPIDS - Complete.
Flyers shut out Cards
BELLE PRAIRIE - Dan Kornbaum turned away 23 Willmar shots to lead the Little Falls Flyers to a 2-0 Central Lakes Conference boys' soccer victory Saturday.
Raiders win three over weekend
Shayna Foote registered 16 kills, 39 set assists, 12 ace serves, 17 digs and three block assists as the Central Lakes College Raiders swept the competition over the weekend.
CROSBY - Kaitlyn Risnes and Hanna Christenson won their No. 1 doubles match Saturday in a 6-1 non-conference girls' tennis loss to Eveleth-Gilbert.
Bonsante wins in Red Wing
Anthony "The Bullet" Bonsante returned to his winning ways Saturday as he won a unanimous decision over Carl Daniels at Treasure Island Casino in Red Wing.
Wisconsin state forecast
Dense fog advisory south central and southeast until 9 am cdt this morning...
State forecast for N.D.
Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible central and east
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms ending east during the morning. A chance for thunderstorms west and central...Especially during the afternoon. Windy east. Highs from the 70s north to 80s south.
Weather drawing by Ian Forsythe of Ms. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
Minnesota state forecast
Today...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
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