SOUTH ST. PAUL (AP) (USDA) -- Wednesday cattle: 550. Last Wednesday: 580. Year Ago Wednesday: 498. Tuesday actual: 834.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Wheat receipts Wednesday 135, a year ago 185.
Grandma's favorite recipes
Our hearts are sad these days as we put Gary's mom to rest this week. Grandma Hoglin was a wonderful Christian woman who enriched our lives in so many ways.
Todd and Colleen (Grady) Manninen, Brainerd, a girl, Katherine Marlys, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, Sept. 8, 2003. Grandparents are Debra and Steve Manninen, Virginia, and E. Russell Sr. and Dorothy Grady, Clinton, Mass.
PEQUOT LAKES -- The State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle accident at 11:10 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 371 in Pequot Lakes.
WALKER -- Stephanie Lynn Day, 20, Burnsville, became the last person accused in connection with the Oct. 5 murder of Brian Jenny, Shakopee, at Federal Dam to enter a guilty plea.
Julie Hofius, Ellen Ogg, Penney Johnston and Paula West won the football competition with an 8-under-par during the women's outing on the Woods Course at the Pines at Grand View Lodge Sept. 23.
Walkers will try to raise money for diabetes cure
Brainerd's annual Walk for Diabetes will begin 9 a.m. Saturday on the Paul Bunyan Trail in Baxter. The walk will help raise money to find a cure for the disease, which affects 17 million Americans.
State parks full of fall colors
State parks throughout Minnesota are reporting considerable change in fall color.
Apple grower bets the farm on new apple
CLEVELAND, Minn. -- In the apple business, everyone's looking for perfection -- a crisp, sweet apple that grows in every climate, resists disease and stores well.
CROSBY -- The Cuyuna Range Women's Club will hold its annual fall dinner, open to men and women, at 6 p.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church hall, Crosby.
CLC club works for nature
Students in the Natural Resources Club at Central Lakes College contribute their time and talent to nature.
Fritz Loven Park protected from development
LAKE SHORE -- The Lake Shore City Council has deeded 80-acre Fritz Loven Park to the Minnesota Land Trust under a conservation easement.
'Biking Bob' pedals state for part-time college students
Central Lakes College presented Robert "Biking Bob" Erickson with two bicycle tubes as he arrived at the Brainerd campus during his 2,300-mile solo ride across the state to raise scholarship funds for part-time students.
Weekend games give band students a chance to shine
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- In the final seconds before taking the field, the squad heard these words from the coach: "Do what you know how to do."
Education Fair set Oct. 8 for college-shopping students
High school students will have the opportunity to plan their futures from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Education Fair 2003 in the gymnasium at Central Lakes College, Brainerd.
When Rocky Ruff graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1983, he told his classmates he would return to his 20th class reunion driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
Little Falls students spruce up Camp Ripley as part of National Public Lands Day
CAMP RIPLEY -- On a sunny autumn Tuesday, area students from Little Falls High School forestry classes volunteered their time and physical energy to help with National Public Lands Day projects and learn about the environment at Camp Ripley.
Ventura's show to premiere Saturday
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's new show will debut this weekend on MSNBC, the cable channel said Tuesday.
Transit system offers fall color tours
Even though it doesn't feel like fall, the colors on the leaves tell a different story.
Parts of south and west Brainerd were without power for almost two hours Wednesday night after a voltage regulator failed.
Kiwanis Club elects officers
The Brainerd Kiwanis Club elected its slate of officers for 2003-04.
This was Brainerd
OCTOBER 1 - 40 years ago (1963) - It took a huge National Guard truck with a powerful hoist to remove an old coal weighing scale from property owned by William Turcotte yesterday. The scale, located just off the alley running between Sixth and Seventh streets weighed 15 tons. The scale was sold for scrap metal.
Breezy Point firm challenges do-not-call list in state
Minnesota's do-not-call list got its first court challenge Wednesday, from a Breezy Point resort company that claims the list violates its free-speech rights.
SKIPPING WORK TO CHEER ON TWINS
Many wouldn't give their names or even say where they worked.
This was Brainerd
OCTOBER 2 - 80 years ago (1923) - See Robin Hood for $10. Special school kids matinee at the new park tomorrow at 4:15. All kids under 12 years $.10.
Global market topic of business meeting
Pros and cons regarding partnerships between lakes area businesses and Asia brought the global market discussion to the forefront Wednesday in Brainerd.
Baxter officials defend their actions
BAXTER -- Baxter officials are defending themselves against accusations that they haven't followed the proper procedure in considering the proposed Wal-Mart Super Center.
An apartment complex in Baxter is designed specifically for a growing lakes area age group. Look for the story in Friday's Housing section.
The bags distributed in this week's Scouting for Food Drive list an incorrect date for the food pickup, drive officials said today.
Grace N. (Sheehan) (Starkka) Nelson
Grace Nadine (Sheehan) (Starkka) Nelson, age 44, resident of Brainerd, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at the Pierz Villa Nursing Home in Pierz. Grace was born in Brainerd Jan. 1, 1959, to Ralph and Marlys (Rowland) Starkka. She had been a lifetime area resident.
AITKIN -- Emma Midthun, age 97, of Aitkin, died on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003, at the Ai
Grace N. Starkka
Grace Nadine Starkka, age 44, resident of Brainerd, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at the Pierz Villa Nursing Home in Pierz. Grace was born in Brainerd Jan. 1, 1959, to Ralph and Marlys (Rowland) Starkka. She had been a lifetime area resident.
AITKIN -- Lloyd Nemitz, age 78, of Aitkin, died on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at the Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.
PINE RIVER -- Norbert Stehr, age 89, of Pine River, passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center in Pine River. Born June 25, 1914, in St. Paul to Paul and Rose (Becker) Stehr.
AITKIN -- Frances Ferlita, age 95, of Aitkin, died on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at St. James Catholic Church. Friends may call an hour before the services at church. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.
Allen R. Nelson
Allen R. Nelson, 45, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2003, as the result of an automobile accident.
LITTLE FALLS -- Deloris Werner, 86 year old resident of Little Falls, Minn., died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls, Minn. Arrangements are pending with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, Minn.
Wilbert 'Bill' J. Paul
AITKIN -- Wilbert "Bill" J. Paul, 84, of Aitkin, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Aicota Health Care Center, Aitkin. Funeral arrangements are pending with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home, Aitkin.
Daniel Willert, 83, of Brainerd, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd. Relatives will receive friends on Friday evening from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday 9-10 a.m. at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter. Burial to follow at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. Services have been entrusted to the Brenny Funeral Chapel, Baxter.
Lucille A. Meyer
NISSWA -- Lucille A. Meyer, 83, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center in Pine River. Arrangements are with Willim-Northland Funeral Homes, Pequot Lakes.
AITKIN -- Lloyd Nemitz, age 78, of Aitkin, died on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at the Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the time of services. Interment will be in Fort Snelling Cemetery.
Alvin 'Pat' R. Flynn
CROSSLAKE -- Alvin "Pat" Raymond Flynn, age 78, of Crosslake, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003. Funeral services will be held on Friday afternoon at 2
Richard 'Dick' Heim
SARTELL -- Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for Richard L. "Dick" Heim, age 65, who died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at St. Cloud Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. The Rev. Lauren Germann will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Dorothy E. Gomoll
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Dorothy E. Gomoll, 84, of Portland, Ore., formerly of Pillager, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, in Portland.
Alice E. Drolson
AITKIN -- Alice E. Drolson, 89, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Riverwood Extended Health Care Center in Aitkin. Arrangements are with Willim-Northland Funeral Homes, Aitkin.
Doris Sharp Hoyhtya
AITKIN -- Doris Sharp Hoyhtya, age 95, of Aitkin, died on Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. on Thursday. Interment will be in Bennettville Cemetery.
Earl C. Knudson
ONAMIA -- Earl C. Knudson, age 75, a resident of Onamia, Minn., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud, Minn.
Kenneth E. Erickson
AITKIN -- Kenneth E. Erickson, 77, of Aitkin, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, in Riverwood Health Care Center, Aitkin.
Deloris K. Werner
LITTLE FALLS -- Deloris K. Werner, age 86 of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30
Lynda Eckman, 58, Brainerd, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at her home.
Kenneth E. Erickson
AITKIN -- Kenneth E. Erickson, 77, of Aitkin, died peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at Riverwood Health Care Center, Aitkin.
It all starts with reading. No matter what area a child may one day excel in, a mastery of reading is the key to the successful start of an academic career.
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To the person that wrote "Not again" in the Vox Pop Tuesday, I would just like to say that apparently the voters know more of what they want than you give them credit for. If the voters did not want Mr. Olson's knowledge and experience, he wouldn't be there now.
A recent writer doesn't know the U.N. He thinks it's a 'united for the good of all in the world" organization. He has only to look at the individual countries, their inept and selfish governments and know they belong for selfish gain.
For well over a century, Minnesota has battled against the common perception that its climate and location make it an American Siberia. The earliest solicitations to potential settlers emphasized that the state's climate was not harsh, but instead was invigorating and restorative.
Paul and Alice (Wildmo) Lundmark will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at 1524 14th Ave. N.E., Brainerd. No gifts please. They were married Oct. 10, 1943, in Clearbrook.
Mother of Sleepy Eye quadruplets dies at 91
SLEEPY EYE (AP) -- Dolores Seifert, the mother of quadruplets believed to be Minnesota's first when they were born in 1950, died on Monday. She was 91.
State is less generous with health care for childless adults
ST. PAUL (AP) -- The state of Minnesota is becoming far stingier with the health insurance it provides to low-income adults who don't have children. The poorest will face new co-payments, many will pay more for less coverage and thousands will lose state-sponsored insurance entirely.
A local half-cent sales and use tax generated almost a third less revenue for some central Minnesota cities than expected during its first six months.
Two people were killed in a wrong-way accident on Interstate 94 in north Minneapolis, and authorities said the car that caused it might have gone nearly four miles in the wrong lane before crashing into a van.
Confidence fading in Midwest economy despite growth
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Confidence among business leaders is fading in a nine-state region that includes Minnesota despite indications of continued economic growth, according to a monthly survey released Wednesday.
Slain woman believed it was her duty to help family
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Geri Joseph said she pleaded with her daughter, Shelley Joseph-Kordell, to keep her distance from her cousin, Susan Berkovitz.
A woman was arraigned Wednesday in Duluth on charges she endangered the health of a child in her home by mistreating dogs, horses, a parrot and other animals.
Louie Anderson hospitalized with undisclosed heart ailment
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Comedian Louie Anderson is recovering in a hospital following two procedures to correct an unspecified heart problem, his agent said Tuesday.
Son charged with squandering $6 million
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A man allegedly squandered $6 million from his parents' estate before his mother died, leaving her on welfare in a nursing home for the final years of her life, prosecutors charged.
American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State opens
BEMIDJI (AP) -- More than 10 years after its inception, Bemidji State University's center for American Indian affairs opened its doors on Monday.
ST. PAUL (AP) -- In exchange for working in some of the state's toughest schools and forfeiting some job security, select teachers could earn up to $100,000 a year in a pilot program announced by Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Wednesday.
What's that white on the green grass?
INTERNATIONAL FALLS (AP) -- Snow in September?
Teacher faces charges for sexual misconduct with kids
MANTORVILLE (AP) -- A high school teacher has been charged with sexual misconduct, and accused of having inappropriate contact with a 14-year-old boy in an incident recorded on a motel surveillance videotape.
STATE PAY DISPUTE
ST. PAUL (AP) -- All was quiet on the contract front Tuesday, a day after two state worker unions announced they'd consider a strike rather than accept the offers made by Gov. Tim Pawlenty's negotiators.
Owner of tiger that attacked girl charged with falsifying paperwork
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The owners of a Racine exotic animal park have been charged with falsifying paperwork when they bought a Siberian tiger cub that later attacked a girl in 2001.
Slight decline in Minnesota economy found in survey
Summary analyses from nine states in the Mid-America Business Conditions Survey for September, with comments from Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss in Omaha, Neb., who conducts the survey.
Rosenthal, BHS dispose of Apollo
BAXTER -- It's an unattractive job with a modest name but not many play it better than Jessie Rosenthal.
Raider netters fall out west
WAHPETON -- A sound defense beats a good offense the majority of the time and it proved true Wednesday when North Dakota State College of Science blanked the Central Lakes College Raiders volleyball team 30-23, 30-20, 30-23 Wednesday.
Storm will unleash passing attack against Warriors
When the Brainerd Warriors defeated St. Cloud Tech last week they stuffed an opponent that operates a smash-mouth running attack.
Nate Lucas anchors the Warrior defense
Defense has been one of the most steady aspects of the Brainerd Warriors football team this fall.
Brainerd's Paige Olson had five kills and Jennifer Niklaus collected nine set assists as the Warrior junior varsity volleyball team swept Little Falls 2-0 Tuesday.
C-I advances in playoffs
PIERZ -- The depth of the No. 5 seeded Crosby-Ironton Rangers proved too much for the No. 4 seeded Pierz Pioneers as the Rangers advanced in the South Subsection 7, Class 1A tennis playoffs Wednesday with a 4-3 win.
Pequot Lakes tennis blanks New York Mills
PEQUOT LAKES -- Normally singles players, Kayla Lenz and Kali Welu combined to win their No. 1 doubles match in the Pequot Lakes Patriots tennis teams 7-0 victory over New York Mills Tuesday.
Patriots' Doty wins Chippewa Invite
LONGVILLE -- Pequot Lakes Patriot's Jackie Doty finished with a first place time of 17:13 to lead the Pequot girls' team to second at the Chippewa cross country Invitational Tuesday.
The 1973 Crosby-Ironton football team, which finished 10-0 and was named the mythical state champion by the St. Paul Pioneer Press, will be honored at the Rangers' homecoming game against Two Harbors 7 p.m. Friday at John Davies Field.
Pequot volleyball outlasts Rangers
PEQUOT LAKES -- Jessica Gallaway's 43 set assists and solid serving from Kristen Willer and Becky Swanson helped the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 17-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24, 15-9 Mid-State Conference win over Crosby-Ironton Tuesday.
Larson, Little Falls shuts down Willmar 2-0
WILLMAR -- Goaltender Dani Larson knocked away eight Willmar Cardinal shots on goal leading the Little Falls Flyers to a 2-0 shutout victory in Central Lakes Conference girls soccer Tuesday.
Bell rings true for Flyers; Hornets shut out W-H-A
LITTLE FALLS -- Eric Bell scored four goals to lead the Little Falls Flyers to a 5-1 Central Lakes Conference boys' soccer victory over the Willmar Cardinals Tuesday.
Spar, Palmer win twice for Cardinals
STAPLES -- Staples-Motley's Kendell Spar and Abby Palmer each won two events as the Cardinals fell short of Sauk Centre 106.5-77.5 Tuesday.
Warrior netters knock down Flyers
LITTLE FALLS -- The Brainerd Warriors capalized on the Little Falls Flyers errors to capture a 3-0 Central Lakes Conference volleyball win Tuesday.
BHS tennis team gets second win of season
SARTELL -- The singles play of Erica Nelson, Erica Ruen, Megan Owens and Kassy Dallmann set the stage for the Brainerd Warriors second victory of the season.
Whole new ballgame
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins are loose heading into Game 2 of their AL playoff series against the Yankees, a stark contrast to Johan Santana, their pitcher in the opener.
Twins will rely on red-hot Brad Radke in Game 2
NEW YORK (AP) -- With the Yankees, you either get World Series rings or grief.
Twins look like the Yankees circa 1998
NEW YORK -- The longest-tenured New York Yankees could be forgiven if they believed they were playing a mirror image of themselves Tuesday -- themselves circa 1998.
Wild sign first-round pick Burns
ST. PAUL (AP) -- First-round draft pick Brent Burns signed with the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday.
Wild ink former No. 1 pick Daigle
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Former No. 1 draft pick Alexandre Daigle is getting yet another chance.
Blues shut out Wild
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Chris Osgood made 21 saves and Mark Rycroft and Scott Mellanby scored to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 2-0 preseason win over the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night.
Stewart's great grab helps save Twins
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shannon Stewart fought off the fans, pulled down the ball and perhaps preserved the win for the Minnesota Twins.
Williams a significant part of Vikings' improved secondary
EDEN PRAIRIE -- Cornerbacks in the NFL are normally loquacious by nature, playing a position that spotlights individual skills probably more than any other on the defensive side.
Wild edge Canadiens
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Jim Dowd scored 54 seconds into the game Tuesday night, sparking the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL preseason game.
K.G. agrees to five-year pact
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have been blessed with Kevin Garnett's skills for eight seasons and burdened by his huge contract for the past five.
Gophers to host Frozen Four in '06
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The University of Minnesota has been selected to host the women's 2006 NCAA Frozen Four.
Wolves sign Trent
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves re-signed veteran forward Gary Trent on Tuesday.
An area bookstore where books by Alice Palace are available was inadvertently left out of a story in last week's Tempo. "My Little Cabin" and "My Little Lighthouse" also are available at Rainy Days in Nisswa.
Wayne Newton to play at Hinckley
HINCKLEY -- Wayne Newton, whose Las Vegas shows have made him one of this country's best known entertainers for more than three decades, will perform at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Grand Casino Hinckley Events & Convention Center.
For week of Oct. 2-8; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Spaulding takes a shot at being photographer for Brainonian
When Brainerd High School senior Tim Spaulding was told he was the first Fine Arts Student of the Week for the 2003-04 school year he was baffled.
Sawyer Brown to perform at Mille Lacs
ONAMIA -- Sawyer Brown, famous for hits such as "The Race is On" and "Some Girls Do," will perform its high-energy country hits at 8 p.m. Nov. 7-8 at Grand Casino Mille Lacs.
Concert planned for CLC scholarship
The Central Lakes College Foundation and Spanish Department will present "La Musica Folklorica," a fiesta fund-raiser for the Latin American Studies scholarship, at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa.
Dancing in the dark
When members of the New York Theatre Ballet travel around the country, it's not just in the role of entertainers. They are also teachers. Their lesson: Ballet is still a valid art form in this country.
The Crossing Arts Center unveils its new location at 918 Pine St. at 7:30 p.m. today with its annual membership meeting. The public is welcome.
Angie Stevens makes sadness appealing on new album
After her performance Sept. 12 at the Eclectic Cafe, Colorado-based folk singer Angie Stevens told me Brainerd is her favorite place to play. One glance at the appreciative patrons confirmed the feeling was mutual. When she was based in Minnesota a couple years ago, she played the cafe frequently under the name Lil' Angie and earned a fan base with her solid 2000 debut "Whole New Route."
'Hollywood Squares' auditions set
ONAMIA -- Contestant auditions for "Hollywood Squares" will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Grand Casino Mille Lacs and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Grand Casino Hinckley. KQRS Morning Show personality Mike "Stretch" Gelfand will be on hand for the contestant search at both casinos.
'Rocky Horror Show' cast announced
Director Patrick Spradlin has announced the cast for the Central Lakes College stage production of Richard O. Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show."
St. Paul comic book convention set for weekend
ST. PAUL -- The 15th annual Minnesota Comic Book Association FallCon Comic Book Convention is scheduled 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1372 Cosgrove Ave., St. Paul.
The Greasers are back
Bob Spear (left), Bill Musel, Julie Keran, Vicki Randall, Bernhard Warling, Wendy Vandeputte and Joe Niklaus geared up for "Grease" Tuesday at the Franklin Junior High School auditorium. The On Stage Community Theatre play opens at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Franklin auditorium and runs through Oct. 19. Read an interview with Musel, who plays Sonny, in next Thursday's Tempo.
Al Schiffler of Crosby Transportation went over bus safety training with students in the kindergarten class at Emily Charter School.
Fire's spread threatens houses, as well as memories
On a Sunday not too long ago, I hung my clothes out to dry in the hot sun and warm late summer breeze. Tom had just left to spend the afternoon with our Kinship Partner, and the kids were taking an early afternoon nap.
The sun rose over Round Lake.
'Come closer' to a scenic byway
You might remember the advertising line, "The closer you get, the better we look."
Mr. Moseman's fifth- and sixth-grade class at Emily Charter School -- including students Jeramy Brown (left), Ashley Dunbar, Samantha Allen, Joey Miller, Melissa Satchell and RaeAnna Latham -- learned about the "magic" of air pressure in a science lesson recently. The students amazed spectators as they were able to float water in an upturned glass as if by magic.
NISSWA -- The Nisswa Area Women of Today's 18th annual "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" fall fashion show will be Oct. 14 at Breezy Point Resort.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Increasing clouds north and central...Mostly sunny far
State forecast for Iowa
Freeze warning until 8 am for south central and southeast iowa...
State forecast for North Dakota
This afternoon...Mostly sunny west and partly sunny central and
Iowa state forecast
Freeze warning tonight for south central and southeast iowa...
Weather drawing by Shayne Blessing in the Lowell first grade of Sharon Jendro.
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. Highs in the 60s east to 70s west.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s.
Wisconsin state forecast
Freeze warnings tonight east half and most of south...
Weather drawing by Hayden Bukowski in the Lowell School first-grade class of Tracy Suska.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly to mostly sunny. Continued cool with highs from
State forecast for North Dakota
Today...Sunny. Highs from the upper 40s northeast to lower 60s
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Sunny. Highs from the lower 50s northeast to the mid 60s west.
The Brainerd VFW Post No. 1647 will serve Dee's barbecue rib dinner at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The Legion will be open for Vikings football at noon Sunday.
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