BAXTER -- The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a false alarm this morning at 8:34 at Target.
MILLE LACS -- The State Patrol responded to a single all-terrain vehicle accident at 11:15 a.m. Sunday on Highway 47, one mile north of Highway 27 by Isle.
Leonard wins first Texas Open
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Justin Leonard finished second at the Texas Open twice, and he wasn't about to do it again.
Nelson gets 'Tigerish'
DALLAS (AP) -- Larry Nelson and Tiger Woods have something in common: They both dominate their circuits.
Mi Hyun Kim wins on LPGA
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- When Jeong Jang came to the United States, fellow South Korean golfer Mi Hyun Kim taught her about American customs, manners and traditions.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Final scores and prize money Sunday from the $2.6 million West Texas Open on the 6,905-yard, par-70 LaCantera Country Club course:
Most vulnerable should be first in line for vaccine
If you're the type who likes to get a flu shot early in the fall, take note. Most people are going to have to wait until November to get the vaccine.
Tiny implant rescues dying heart patient
Doctors in England have implanted into the chest of a 61-year-old man the first permanent electronically powered device that can take over the pumping functions of an ailing heart.
911 dispatcher disciplined for improper response
ST. PAUL (AP) -- A Ramsey County 911 operator has been suspended after he allegedly delayed dispatching officers to a Shoreview home where a woman was being stabbed to death.
Homicide-suicides incidents increase
\MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- On Jan. 4, James Bloomfield took an extension cord and strangled his wife, Roxanne, in their home in Zumbrota.
Cheap seats surface
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Northwest Airlines has unleashed thousands of discount seats in markets where Sun Country Airlines competes and could drive the smaller airline out of the Twin Cities, according to a study partly paid for by Sun Country.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Two men were found shot dead in a car in a south Minneapolis alley have been identified.
Dayton sells third drug company stock
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- U.S. Senate candidate Mark Dayton says he sold stock he owned in a third drug company based in Dublin, Ireland, as soon as he was alerted by his financial advisers that it was in his portfolio.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1980) - Local law officials today announce the successful wrap-up of a two-month investigation of a "mini-network of teenage delinquents" which accounted for property damage, shoplifting, thefts and burglaries totaling more than $10,000.
Minnesotan honored at Medal of Honor Park
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) -- A Minnesota man is one of those honored in a new Medal of Honor Park at South Dakota State University.
Churches urged to take stand against violence
LITTLE FALLS -- A terrified 15-year-old Heidi Johnson hid beneath a library table and prayed to God as her classmates were fatally shot or injured around her on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo.
Teams of Belgian horses hauled covered wagons on the Buena Vista Ranch near Bemidji Saturday for a fall leaf tour. (AP Photo)
Parents of girl who nearly drowned in school pool hire attorney
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The parents of an 11-year-old girl who nearly drowned in a Minneapolis school swimming pool say they didn't know their daughter was taking swimming lessons as part of her physical education class.
Pipeline expansion considered
BEMIDJI (AP) -- Lakehead Pipe Line is considering expansion of its pipeline capacity in northern Minnesota between Clearbrook and Superior, Wis., a company official says.
Comment period extended on park management
INTERNATIONAL FALLS (AP) -- The public comment period on a new management plan for Voyageurs National Park has been extended for an extra 30 days at the request of local officials, resort owners and residents.
Man says finding missing brother 'unbelievable''
LONG PRAIRIE (AP) -- A Todd County man with Down syndrome who wandered away from a group home and was missing for nine days will spend a few days with his family before returning to the home.
State may have to give up funds meant for poor kids
NEW YORK (AP) -- Forty states including Minnesota may have to give up hundreds of millions of dollars of federal money earmarked for health insurance for children in low-income families because they haven't used all their allotted funds, The New York Times reported Sunday.
The Heartland Animal Rescue Team Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the shelter at 1401 Danielson Road.
Genetically modified foods defended
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The McKnight Foundation says it will dedicate $41.5 million over the next nine years to research -- much of it studying and manipulating plant genes -- that the foundation hopes will help feed the world's hungriest people.
Danielle Sawatzky, the daughter of David and LuAnn Sawatzky of Isle, has been selected as the student of the month for September.
Study: More employers offering benefits to gay workers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More employers are offering health insurance coverage to the partners of homosexual employees -- a total that includes just over 100 of the Fortune 500 companies -- according to a report released Monday by a gay rights group.
Monica Lewinsky to report on American culture for British TV
NEW YORK (AP) -- Monica Lewinsky, whose affair with President Clinton made her a celebrity in the United States, will be reporting on American culture for a British television network, her publicist said Sunday.
Snow blankets Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A snowstorm that had earlier blanketed most of Wyoming trained its fury on Cheyenne over the weekend, setting a record for snow fall so early in the fall, before plowing through Colorado and into western Nebraska.
Car plunges off oceanfront parking deck, killing 4
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- A car crashed through the concrete-block wall of an oceanfront motel garage and plunged 41 feet to the ground, landing upside down and killing the four women inside.
Home sales jump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans, taking ad
Gas prices remain steady -- and high
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- Gasoline prices remained steady over the past two weeks, with no immediate impact from President Clinton's decision to tap 30 million barrels of oil from emergency stockpiles, an analyst said Sunday.
Double whammy hits college football's best
The top 10 isn't a safe place to be these days.
Mets within step of postseason
Their September swoon behind them, the New York Mets are one step away from the postseason.
Wild tie Blackhawks, lose to Canucks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Minnesota's Filip Kuba and Maxim Suchinsky scored 2:07 apart in the third period Sunday night to give the Wild a 4-4 tie with the Chicago Blackhawks in an exhibition game.
Brees adds to record collection
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Drew Brees' record collection keeps growing.
Washington comes alive, blasts Giants
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It was a cold, hard slap in the face for the New York Giants and their fans, a sobering reminder of the bad old days -- circa 1998 and '99 -- when a punchless offense and a defense vulnerable to big plays made for numerous frustrating games.
Big Ten upside-down
The Big Ten football has been turned upside-down this season, with Northwestern among those at the top and Penn State at the bottom.
Who needs Keyshawn or the Tuna?
Who's the flashlight now, Keyshawn?
White Sox don't care how they wrap up title
MINNEAPOLIS -- Frank Thomas wrapped a towel around his head, popped the cork on his champagne, did a dance step with his teammates and let loose with an ear-piercing "Let's Gooooooo."
White Sox clinch title; M's lead A's by game
Chicago became the first AL team to clinch a spot in the playoffs, even though the White Sox lost.
NFL standings and summaries
James M. Ustruck
PEQUOT LAKES -- James M. Ustruck, 75, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at St. Joseph's Medical Center of Brainerd.
Clemens 'Clem' A. Terwey
HUTCHINSON, Kan. -- Clemens "Clem" A. Terwey, 89, Hutchinson, Kan., died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at Hutchinson Hospital.
LITTLE FALLS -- Stanley Wielinski, 89, Little Falls, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at St. Otto's Care Center in Little Falls.
PEQUOT LAKES -- Alice Jarvis, Pequot Lakes, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at Onamia Hospital.
Norbert 'Norb' A. Greden
ALTURA -- Norbert "Norbert" A. Greden, 86, Altura, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000, at home.
Carol A. Kersting
RANDALL -- Carol A. Kersting, 60, Randall, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000, at St. Cloud Hospital.
McGREGOR -- Ruth Orton, 84, McGregor, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at Riverwood Health Care Center of Aitkin.
Evelyn A. Carlson
AITKIN -- Evelyn A. Carlson, 90, Aitkin, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at Riverwood Extended Care Center of Aitkin.
Clifford C. Hansen
ONAMIA -- Clifford C. Hansen, 88, Onamia, and formerly of Granite Falls, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at Veterans Hospital in St. Cloud.
Florence M. Swanson
Florence M. Swanson, 93, Brainerd, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village of Brainerd.
Ardes C. Adamek
RANDALL -- Ardes Catherine Adamek, 75, Randall, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at St. Gabriel's Hospital of Little Falls.
Lindland wrestles for gold medal, upset kid from Minnesota eliminated
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- Matt Lindland is unbeaten so far in Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling -- and, just as importantly, he still isn't losing off the mat, either.
IAAF says Marion Jones' husband tested positive for drug
SYDNEY, Australia -- Marion Jones will not only have to beat world-class athletes to win five gold medals, she'll have to overcome a world-class distraction -- her husband, shot put champ C.J. Hunter, tested positive for a steroid.
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I can't believe you chose a black baby for your news on fetal alcohol syndrome. There is very little racial diversity in this area and plenty of prejudice lurks in quiet corner
Saddam Hussein Emboldened leader of Iraq challenges America's resolve A decade ago Iraq invaded Kuwait. Operation Desert Storm in 1991 expelled Saddam Hussein's troops and left Iraq subject to an embargo that can be lifted only when the United Nations certifies that Iraq has abandoned weapons of mass destruction. Yet Saddam Hussein himself has remained in power, invulnerable, seemingly, to either internal revolt or external economic pressure.
Parties joust over benefits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans and Democrats are jousting over prescription drug benefits for Medicare recipients, a key campaign issue, as the congressional session nears an end and elections approach.
Bush suggests 'recession' in education
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- George W. Bush, opening a three-day West Coast swing, is suggesting the nation is in the grips of an "education recession" even as it enjoys good economic times.
Gore issuing booklet on Medicare
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the campaign contest over specifics, Al Gore's latest offering is 74 pages outlining his plan to add prescription drug coverage to Medicare and safeguard its finances in "an ironclad lockbox."
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Results Sunday of the NASCAR Winston Cup Series MBNA.com 400 race at Dover Downs International Speedway with starting position in parentheses, driver, type of car, laps completed, reason out, if any, and money won:
Stewart wins at Dover
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Tony Stewart isn't thinking much about anything but how to run the next lap or win the next race.
Schumacher goes on top
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Michael Schumacher overwhelmed the field in the inaugural Formula One race at Indianapolis, winning the U.S. Grand Prix to take the lead in the world championship.
Freeman, Johnson win 400s
SYDNEY, Australia -- Cathy Freeman carried the hopes of a nation and the dreams of a downtrodden people as she raced around the track. When she was done, she carried a flag -- half Australian, half aboriginal -- in a joyous victory lap.
Warrior girls nearly upset Alexandria
Alexandria -- Alexandria's Danielle Thompson tucked a shot past Brainerd goaltender Kate Bjornson with just two minutes left to give the Cardinals a 3-2 win over Brainerd in a girls' soccer match Saturday.
W-DC's Asfeld runner-up at U of M; Warrior boys 28th
MINNEAPOLIS -- Wadena-Deer Creek's Adam Asfeld was runner-up and the Wolverines' boys' team finished in 23rd place Saturday at the University of Minnesota Invitational.
High School Volleyball
Cardinal boys run to first place at Princeton
MILACA -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals boys' cross country running team, ranked second in the state, won the Princeton Invitation meet held Saturday at the Milaca Government Center. The eighth ranked Cardinal girls' team finished fourth.
Warriors' Schmidt wins diving, Brainerd fifth
ROSEMOUNT -- The Brainerd Warriors girls' swim finished in fifth place earning 176.50 points at the Irish Invitational swimming and diving meet Saturday.
(Games at 1:30 p.m. unless noted)
Raiders fall at Rochester
The Central Lakes College Raiders football team lost to the Rochester Yellowjackets, the fifth ranked community college team in the nation, 48-6 Saturday.
Brainerd boys, Alexandria tie
BAXTER -- The Brainerd Warriors boys' soccer team tied its archrival, the Alexandria Cardinals, 2-2 in Central Lakes Conference action Saturday.
Raiders consolation champions at Mankato tournament
MANKATO -- The Central Lakes College Raiders volleyball team won the consolation championship at the Mankato Bethany tournament Saturday.
Weather drawing by Cody Roehl in the Lowell first grade of Sharon Jendro.
Couple thinks in-laws' visit is more about money than love
DEAR ABBY: My in-laws have invited themselves to stay at our house over a long weekend. They told us the time and day they are arriving -- and that their airplane tickets are non-refundable.
Milosevec won't concede defeat
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (AP) -- Refusing to concede defeat despite calls from home and abroad, Slobodan Milosevic's allies claimed Monday the president was ahead in vote counting from the weekend election but admitted he could face his main challenger in a runoff.
Finance chiefs see some hope on oil
PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) -- World finance officials, facing the twin threats of soaring oil prices and a weak European currency, were scoring some initial success on Monday in their effort to use strong words and selected market manipulation to corral prices.
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