Kelsey Jewell, sophomore English major from Brainerd, was named to Franciscan University of Steubenville's Dean's List for the spring semester.
BHS HOMECOMING CALENDAR
Monday - Coronation at 7 p.m. at the BHS gym.
Button, button - she has the buttons
Even as a small child Fay King saw beauty in an everyday item many others never notice until it's missing.
A good time
Community members young and old converged Saturday on Central Lakes College for the seventh annual Festival Latino where they were treated to Latin culture in the form of good food, live music, dancing, educational booths and other activities.
The challenges of a new century demand more time in the classroom.
The Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk was held Saturday in Brainerd.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1989)
One man killed in Crosslake mishap
CROSSLAKE - A 29-year-old man died early Sunday after the car he was a passenger in went off Crow Wing County Road 103 in Crosslake and crashed, the Crosslake Police Department reported.
NISSWA - LaJean Anderson, age 93, resident of Nisswa, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, in Golden Valley.
Bernice Rasinski, age 88, resident of Brainerd, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009 at her home.
Theodore C. Nelson
NISSWA - Theodore Charles Nelson, age 86, resident of Nisswa, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, at Good Samaritan Society Bethany.
Marcus E. Zimmer
LITTLE FALLS - Marcus Edward "Mark" Zimmer, age 56, of Little Falls, passed away Friday, Sept. 25, 2009.
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Marilyn A. Ashmun
BAXTER - Marilyn Alice Ashmun, age 82, resident of Baxter, after a lengthy illness went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Sept. 25, 2009. She died peacefully with her family at her side.
EAST GULL LAKE - Stephanie Ann Biessener, age 65, of East Gull Lake, passed away early Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, at her home.
I have three questions concerning health care reform which I have not heard addressed.
ACORN's name has become toxic
WASHINGTON - No one was more delighted by the recent ACORN pimp 'n' prostitute, hidden-camera sting than Marcel Reid, the former ACORN board member who was booted in summer 2008 when she tried to examine the organization's books.
OUR OPINION: Citizen of the year
Last week's well deserved recognition of Arnold Casey Stengel as Brainerd Community Action's citizen of the year brings to mind the notion that community involvement is a way of life.
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Green Wave blanks Flyers
EAST GRAND FORKS - Melissa VonItter made 15 saves as Little Falls was shut out 7-0 by the East Grand Forks Green Wave Saturday.
Edin captures title at No. 1 singles
LITCHFIELD - Staples-Motley's Abby Edin finished 3-0 to take first place at No. 1 singles in the Litchfield tournament Saturday.
Dean, Wing pace Warriors
FALCON HEIGHTS - Brainerd's Jimmy Dean placed 48th in the boys' race and the Warriors' Courtney Wing was 49th in the girls' meet in Saturday's Roy Griak Invite at the Les Bolstad Golf Course at the University of Minnesota.
Flyers win third straight
EAST GRAND FORKS - Scott Ziegler, Grant Bell and Matt Masog all had a goal and assist as Little Falls breezed past East Grand Forks 5-1 Saturday to pick up its third straight win.
Warriors third at Hill City
HILL CITY - Sydnie Mauch tallied 17 kills and nine blocks in three games as the Brainerd Warriors finished with a 2-1 record and in third place at the Hill City tournament Saturday.
Oles beat Auggies
Brainerd High School graduate John Haberman helped the St. Olaf Oles to a 24-14 victory over the Augsburg Auggies in MIAC football Saturday.
Pierz girls second at Mega Meet
MILACA - Led by a fifth-place finish from Sonya Theis, the Pierz girls' cross country team captured second place in the 19-team Class 1A field at the Milaca Mega Meet Saturday.
Verndale finishes fourth
BERTHA - Trista Finck had 19 kills and Ashley Richter added 16 as the Verndale Pirates finished fourth in the 8-team Bertha-Hewitt tournament Saturday.
Rochester wins battle of ranked teams
ROCHESTER - The 16th-ranked Rochester Yellowjackets intercepted three passes and recovered a fumble on their way to a 27-6 Southern Division victory over the 20th-ranked Central Lakes College Raiders Saturday night.
State forecast for Wisconsin...
Wind advisory tonight and monday for southern and central wisconsin...
State forecast for S.D.
Tonight...Decreasing winds and cooler. Partly cloudy northeast to clear west and south. Lows in the 30s west to the mid 40s southeast.
State forecast for Minnesota
...Wind advisory for portions of west central and southern minnesota
Leaves keep falling
Weather drawing by John Smith in the Baxter third grade of Ms. Hemstad.
State forecast for Iowa
...Wind advisory remains in effect for far northeast iowa
State forecast for N.D.
...Frost advisory far west early monday morning...
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