Alyssa Sorensen, daughter of Russ and Betty Sorensen, McGregor, has been selected as Student of the Month for September, a recognition program sponsored by the Youth Activities Committee of Brainerd Elks Lodge No. 615.
Archambault, Cynthia K. and Dale E.
Joseph A. Goble, 28, and Brenda J. Hansen, 27, both of Brainerd
This was Brainerd
About 150 Minnesota resorters are expected to attend the 1984 Fall Resort Conference this Sunday through Tuesday at Madden's on Gull Lake.
Extreme traffic delays expected on Highway 25
Motorists traveling on Highway 25 in east Brainerd should expect traffic delays starting Monday as construction crews begin a major roadwork project from the railroad overpass to the junction of highways 25 and 18.
Here come the bridal fashions
A model at the Weddings North Bridal Show walked the runway during a fashion show Sunday at Timbermist. The event sponsored by the Brainerd Dispatch included many vendors from the bridal industry and a gourmet lunch. Brainerd Dispatch/Nels Norquist
Posing for leaf photographers
A cluster of leaves sat perched near a trail Saturday in the Mille Lacs Kathio State Park. The forest floor was covered with colored leaves but a brilliant canopy of autumn color still existed in the park. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Haitian 'hurricane' hits area
His parents call him their "Haitian hurricane," and 21-month-old Isaiah Petersen of Brainerd is all-boy -- curious, adventurous and almost fearless.
"Our hope is that as we build up Iraqi forces, we will be able to relieve the stress on our forces and see a reduction in coalition forces over some period of time, probably post-Iraqi elections."
Allan L. Knutson
Allan L. Knutson, age 66, of Crosslake, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at Abbott-Northwestern Medical Center in Minneapolis. Arrangements are pending Brenny Funeral Chapel of Crosslake.
Phyllis K. Fairbanks
BEMIDJI -- Phyllis K. Fairbanks, age 67, of Bemidji, Minn., died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at her home. The Mass of Roman Catholic Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at St. Charles Catholic Church, Cass Lake, Minn., with the Rev. Anselm Thevarkunnel officiating.
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Candy L. Buchas
PINE RIVER -- Candy L. Buchas, age 45, died at her home on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, in Pine River. Arrangements are with Willim-St. Onge Family Funeral Home in Pine River (formerly Northland Funeral Home).
Irmadelle Aune, age 93, of Brainerd, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Arrangements are pending with Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.
William 'Duke' Stevenson
CROSSLAKE -- William "Duke" Stevenson, age 106, of Crosslake, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Arrangements are pending with Brenny Funeral Chapel of Crosslake.
Gary R. Bollum
Gary R. Bollum, 50, Brainerd, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at his home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church. Friends May call at the church one hour prior to services. Arrangements are with the Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home.
ALEXANDRIA -- Helen Karvonen, 81-year-old resident of Alexandria, Minn., formerly of Cushing, Minn., died Saturday at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minn. Arrangements are pending with the Shelley Funeral Chapels in Little Falls, Minn.
I recently saw Sen. Kerry smiling on television as he accepted the gift of a Browning semi-automatic shot gun from one of his supporters. The irony of this incident is that in the past Sen. Kerry has voted for legislation that would make this very gun illegal to own.
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Corrow wins for Little Falls
STAPLES -- Brittney Corrow of Little Falls won the 100 butterfly and the Flyers finished fourth in the Staples-Motley Invitational girls' swimming meet Saturday.
Cardinal girls second; Flyers' Stoltman fourth
ALEXANDRIA -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals girls' cross country team was runner-up and Jon Stoltman of Little Falls placed fourth in the boys' race at Saturday's Alexandria Invitational, which featured many ranked teams and individuals.
Jackson County Central too much for Rangers
HOPKINS -- Cole Fricke scored three first-quarter touchdowns to help Jackson County Central past the Crosby-Ironton Rangers 36-14 in non-conference football Saturday.
BHS third at Cretin tourney
ST. PAUL -- The Brainerd Warriors volleyball team won three of four matches and finished third in Saturday's Cretin-Derham Hall Invitational.
Lumberjacks tie Warriors
BEMIDJI -- The Brainerd Warriors built a 3-1 first-half lead but wound up tying the Bemidji Lumberjacks 3-3 in overtime in boys' soccer Saturday.
Patriots take second at Nevis tournament
ESKO -- The Crosby-Ironton Rangers won three of four matches on their way to the championship in the silver division of the Esko volleyball tournament Saturday.
Turnovers unravel CLC
WORTHINGTON -- Seven Central Lakes College turnovers enabled Minnesota West to defeat the Raiders 54-0 in community college football Saturday.
Flyers win most games in history of program
BELLE PRAIRIE -- Little Falls blanked Zimmerman 7-0 in girls' soccer Saturday to win its fifth game of the season, most in the five year-history of the Flyers' program.
Family's strength is incredible
Virtually every morning, when I go to the mailbox to retrieve my favorite morning newspaper, they tear my heart apart.
Raiders sweep Vermilion
ELY -- The Central Lakes College Raiders volleyball team may want to carry on camping.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Vintage Golf Club of Staples turned in a final-round 16-under-par 56 for a total 56-under-par 232 and finished 10th in the net division Sunday in the Buick Scramble National Championships.
Wisconsin state forecast
Dense fog advisory for sheboygan...Fond du lac...Ozaukee and washington counties until 9 am...
Great weather for raking
Weather drawing by Jenny Muesing in the Baxter third grade of Mrs. Brenny.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly cloudy. Highs from the middle 60s northeast to the
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Partly cloudy north and west. Mostly cloudy southeast. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to around 70.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Mostly sunny. Highs from the upper 60s to lower 70s.
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