Deb Norlin, an admissions counselor from Southwest State University in Marshall, will visit Central Lakes College from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday.
School district still waiting on ruling
The Brainerd School District is still waiting on a court ruling to see if the district or its insurance carrier will be responsible for a $100,000 lawsuit settlement to a former high school student.
Three children were injured when the vehicle they were passengers in collided with another on Highway 25, at County Road 2.
Presidents Cup no Ryder Cup, but Americans happy anyway
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Perhaps the concept was flawed to begin with -- or maybe the Presidents Cup just needs some more time.
Effort to free funds for stem cell research dead for year
WASHINGTON -- Congress will wait until next year before deciding whether to remove key restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research that advocates say could lead to cures for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other diseases.
Tests find embryo abnormalities in very early development
SAN DIEGO -- Most human embryos possess genetic defects just days into their development, a finding that researchers say may explain why many pregnancies fail shortly after conception.
Guardsman shot in training exercise
FORT McCOY, Wis. (AP) -- A Minnesota National Guardsman was killed during a training exercise, Minnesota National Guard officials said.
Firefighters winning battle with wildfire
ANOKA (AP) -- The wildfire that has burned 8,600 acres north of the Twin Cities should be contained today, authorities said.
Work begins on Camp Vanasek lodges 'Make a Difference Day' planned for Saturday
BAXTER -- It's a hidden paradise where people feel they are out in the country but are really in Baxter.
Gerald "Pickles" Helland will be remembered in Brainerd as much for his generous heart as for his nickname.
GE acquisition of Honeywell leaves state jobs, charitable contributions uncertain
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Thousands of Minnesotans employed by Honeywell International, and charitable leaders in the Twin Cities, are wondering how the $45 billion sale of the company to General Electric Co. will affect them.
Barb Thesing (left) and Brenda Cash swim in the clear water of the Brainerd High School pool this week. The very popular aquacise class taught by Dave Runberg and offered through Brainerd Community Education offers non-impact exercise. (Dispatch Photo by Steve Kohls)
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1980) - Area citizens following the campaigning season are urged to take a look at the special supplement in today's Brainerd Dispatch, our first effort at publishing a Voter's Guide.
Megan Kohls, the daughter of Steve Kohls of Nisswa and Susan Beck of Baxter, is one of eight high school students from Minnesota who took a stand against youth alcohol use by speaking out Friday at the Mall of America in Bloomington.
The Brainerd Dispatch incorrectly reported that two Cro
U of M Regent, labor activist, dies at 65
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Funeral services will be held this week for University of Minnesota Regent Bill Peterson, who died after a battle with lung cancer. Peterson died Friday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. He was 65.
Gibson: 'You're using wealth to buy power' Fifth debate in seven days filled with shots at Dayton
AUSTIN -- Condemnation of Mark Dayton's big-dollar Senate campaign flowed from two sides Sunday night as Republican Rod Grams and the Independence Party's James Gibson ganged up on their DFL opponent.
Red Lake gets major grant to build detention center
BEMIDJI (AP) -- The U.S. Justice Department granted the Red Lake Band of Chippewa $8.8 million to build a regional detention facility at Red Lake, Tribal Chairman Bobby Whitefeather said.
Man faces charges in Aitkin County death
AITKIN -- A 45-year-old Fridley man is expected to be charged in Aitkin County District Court today in connection with the death of a man found Thursday at a rural McGregor residence.
Hastings man killed while hunting
HASTINGS, (AP) -- Authorities identified a 37-year-old man accidentally shot to death by his son while hunting as Wayne Ross of Hastings.
Survey: Gas prices up nearly 3 cents on Middle East fears
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The retail price of gasoline rose nearly 3 cents per gallon nationwide as Middle East violence fueled concerns over supplies of crude oil products, an analyst said Sunday.
Tentative agreement reached in lengthy commercial actors' strike
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly six months into the longest talent strike in Hollywood history, negotiators for actors and the advertising industry have announced a tentative agreement on a new contract.
LA protesters arrested, injured in police brutality march
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three people were arrested and rubber bullets were fired when hundreds of black-clad marchers protesting police brutality clashed with police officers.
GE to acquire Honeywell for $45 billion in stock; Welch to remain chair through 2001
NEW YORK -- General Electric Co. agreed Sunday to acquire Honeywell International Inc. for $45 billion in stock as GE Chairman John F. Welch Jr. postponed his planned retirement until the end of 2001 to oversee the merger, which creates one of the world's largest industrial companies.
Clinton signs bill for tough drunken driving standards
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Clinton, after a three-year struggle with Congress, signed a bill Monday that would set a tough national standard for drunken driving and, according to proponents, prevent 500 highway deaths a year.
Shuttle prevented from landing
SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) -- A second day of strong wind prevented space shuttle Discovery and its seven astronauts from landing in Florida on Monday, and had NASA considering a California touchdown.
Advocates say budget shorts special ed
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Despite a billion-dollar boost, this year's federal education budget falls far short of the money states say they need to educate disabled schoolchildren, leaving classes understaffed and teachers overwhelmed with paperwork, according to a two-year study.
Davenport ends Venus Williams' run
LINZ, Austria (AP) -- Lindsay Davenport ended Venus Williams' 35-match winning streak on Sunday, a run that lasted more than four months, going back to the French Open.
World Series box scores
YANKEES 6, METS 5
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- About the time Minnesota's Gary Anderson let go his dream of becoming the NFL's career scoring leader in front of friends and family at the Metrodome, his teammates revived it for him.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings can win many ways, but in a jam they'll usually look for their biggest threat -- Randy Moss.
Buffalo 0 10 7 10 -- 27
Sweeping the Subway
NEW YORK (AP) -- The simmering tension between Roger Clemens and Mike Piazza nearly got real ugly real fast.
Former pro football player goes on trial in murder case
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Nearly a year ago, a young pregnant woman gasped into a cell phone that she had been shot several times by someone who fired at her from another car.
Yankees battle back to win Game 1 in 12 innings
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was long. It was wild. And for a while, it looked like it would never end.
Timberwolves fall to Bucks
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Ray Allen scored 38 points to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 119-111 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves Sunday night.
Wild night: Goalies record shutouts with scoreless overtime tie
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Florida's Roberto Luongo is still looking for his first win, even after his first shutout of the season. Minnesota's Jamie McLennan posted the first shutout in team history, and the Wild have just one point to show for it.
Injuries and huge rushing days punctuate NFL games Sunday
On a day when Corey Dillon rushed into the record book, Kurt Warner and a bunch of other NFL stars were grounded.
Randle El, Hoosiers hand Gophers Big Ten loss
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Sometimes coaching just isn't enough.
Delores 'Dee' Britton Groat
PEQUOT LAKES -- Delores "Dee" Britton Groat, 70, Pequot Lakes, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at home.
LITTLE FALLS -- Clara G. Horstman, 86, Brooklyn Park, formerly of Little Falls, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at her home.
Carl Yde, 89, Brainerd, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village of Brainerd.
Catherine Ann Giesler
AITKIN -- Catherine Ann Giesler, 57, Aitkin, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin.
Dorothy M. Hammer
Dorothy M. (Klovstadt) Hammer, 84, Brainerd, and formerly of Manhattan Beach and Hutchinson, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village of Brainerd.
Katherine 'Katie' Sufka
ROYALTON -- Katherine "Katie" Sufka, 79, Royalton, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.
LITTLE FALLS -- Herbert Wischnewski, 87, Little Falls, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at St. Otto's Care Center of Little Falls.
LITTLE FALLS -- Simon Podraza, 86, Little Falls, died today, Oct. 23, 2000, at Lutheran Care Center of Little Falls.
PINE RIVER -- Hannah Carlson, 95, Pine River, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Home of Pine River.
Ralph 'Dutch' Van Slooten
AITKIN -- Ralph "Dutch" Van Slooten, 66, Aitkin, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at Riverwood Health Care Center of Aitkin.
Leona M. Bublitz
AITKIN -- Leona M. Bublitz, 100, Aitkin, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at Aicota Health Care Center of Aitkin.
AITKIN -- Donna Crump, 56, Aitkin, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at Riverwood Extended Care Center of Aitkin.
LITTLE FALLS -- Jerome Flicker, 80, Little Falls, and formerly of Rochester, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at home.
Howard 'Stub' H. Emmert
IRONTON -- Howard "Stub" H. Emmert, 88, Ironton, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center of Crosby.
Rachel Wold Stevenson
AITKIN -- Rachel (Chapman) Wold Stevenson, 96, Aitkin, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at the Aicota Healthcare Center in Aitkin.
New statewide crisis line will help
Imagine being physically hurt or threatened in your home. Imagine being harassed at school or work or not being able to see your friends and family. Imagine living in fear for your life and the lives of your children every day. Imagine the person doing this to you is someone you love.
All this Congress is interested in is pre-election maneuvering The un-Congress continues neither to work nor to adjourn.
A recent Open Forum writer tells me that I should vote for Don "Sammy" Samuelson because he has the experience and leadership qualities needed to get things done. Another writer tells me that the Democrats will create the brightest future for "generations to come."
Carelessness and guns
(The following editorial appeared in the Oct. 17 Daily Journal of Fergus Falls.)
Congress approves bill to pay American victims of terrorism
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Treasury will pay Terry Anderson and other American terrorist victims and their families hundreds of millions of dollars in legal damages owed by Iran, according to White House and congressional officials.
Minnesota 3 13 13 14 -- 43
Raiders end season with win
In their final football game of the season the Central Lakes College Raiders 'grossed' out the Minnesota West Bluejays, defeating their South Division opponent 15-13 in overtime Saturday at the CLC campus.
Staples-Motley tennis team takes Section 8A championship
GRAND FORKS -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals tennis team captured the Section 8A championship Saturday.
Warriors to kick off section play with Tuesday home game against Apollo
When the eighth-seeded St. Cloud Apollo Eagles play top-seeded Brainerd in the quarterfinals of the Section 8, Class 5A playoffs 7 p.m. Tuesday at Adamson Field the game has the potential to end the same way as the Warriors' last three.
High School Volleyball
The Area 5 Special Olympics bowling meet was conducted last week at Cuyuna Lanes in Crosby.
Weather drawing by Ashley Philippi of Mrs. Meyer's third grade class at Riverside school.
Traveling in RV no recreation for wife
DEAR ABBY: Ten years ago, my husband decided that we would purchase a motor home and travel.
B.N.S.F. Veterans will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday for a potluck dinner and meeting to follow at the VFW Club.
Names and faces
RADNOR, Pa. (AP) -- "Ally McBeal" star Lucy Liu wants to put to rest the rumors that she tangled with Bill Murray during the filming of the movie version of "Charlie's Angels."
Albright in North Korea
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Putting aside a half-century of acrimony, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il engaged in unprecedented talks Monday aimed at laying the groundwork for a visit by President Clinton to one of the last bastions of the Cold War.
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