Fourth-graders at Baxter Elementary School volunteered at Heartland Animal Rescue Team Saturday as part of National Make A Difference Day.
Congressional contacts in Washington D.C.
Sen. Norm Coleman
Free community workshop for parents
Ear infections will be the subject of a free community workshop set from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lakes Chiropractic Clinic in Brainerd.
HOW-TO BUY A USED CAR
AN INTRODUCTION TO BUYING A USED CAR
HOW-TO DECORATE WITH INTERIOR WOOD
WHEN IS A WOOD FLOOR RIGHT FOR MY HOME?
HOW-TO CHOOSE A MORTGAGE LENDER
When choosing a mortgage lender, the first thing one usually thinks of is getting the lowest interest rate available. While interest rates are important, there are other notable considerations, such as choosing a lender you can trust and work with.
HOW-TO SELECT THE PERFECT KITCHEN CABINETS
To make the right choice when you purchase kitchen cabinets, you need to know about your options.
HOW-TO SELECT A NEW VEHICLE
Buying a new vehicle can be either a pleasurable or a painful experience, depending upon whom you choose to do business with for this major decision. And since we spend more time in our cars than ever before, a new car purchase is definitely worth choosing wisely. We are a competitive, success driven society, and we always want to make the right decision. That is why many of us may only do it two or three times in a lifetime. That reality is what motivates most of us to make a good decision. By using common sense, the process can be much more likely to be a success.
HOW-TO CHOOSE A COMMUNITY BANK
Selecting a bank seems like an easy assignment. Many times the bank we select is chosen because it's close to where we live or work. Convenience of location has always been the number one reason customers select a bank. Convenience is important and should definitely be considered when making a decision on where to bank. But, you should expect more from a bank than a good location.
HOW-TO BE SAFE WHILE OPERATING LAWN & GARDEN EQUIPMENT
For some, lawn work is enjoyable work, creating a yard that makes you feel proud when you drive up to your home. When operating equipment, a number of safety tips should be kept in mind:
HOW-TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT MATTRESS
Good health and sleep are closely linked. Just as we improve our eating habits for better health, we should also improve our sleep habits for better health. Sleep debt is a costly problem in our society, both fiscally and physically.
HOW-TO CREDIT UNION
WHAT IS A CREDIT UNION?
The Crow Wing County Board agenda printed on Page 10E Sunday should have said the public hearing on the establishment of roads within plats of 1st Addition to Country Lane, Whispering Oaks and Jacksonville Acres, First Assessment District would be 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Teen dies from accidental shot
BOY RIVER -- A 14-year-old Boy River teenager was accidentally shot and killed Saturday in Boy River.
This was Brainerd
OCTOBER 27 - 80 years ago (1923) - Burglars made an unsuccessful attempt to blow open the safe in the money order department of the Brainerd Post Office, and escaped with about $200 in stamps and cash taken from one of the stamp tills.
Highway 115 detour
CAMP RIPLEY -- The south leg of the junction of Highways 115 and 371 near Camp Ripley will be detoured starting today and ending Friday as crews complete remaining work on concrete panels at the railroad crossing, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported.
Mock disaster in Mission Township
MISSION TOWNSHIP -- The blood and the injuries were fake, including the plastic fork that was seemingly impaled in Pequot Lakes High School senior Rachel Anderson's face.
No. 1-seeded Verndale and No. 2-seeded Isle return to the Section 4, Nine-Man final for a rematch of last year's championship. Jeremy Millsop previews the sequel.
Oak Street work nears completion
The Oak Street roadway reconstruction project, from South Sixth Street to 11th Street Southeast, is nearing completion.
Portion of Excelsior Road to close Wednesday
Excelsior Road from Dellwood Drive to Golf Course Drive in Baxter will be closed to through traffic for utility work on Wednesday.
Curtis O. Eastlund
HILLMAN -- Curtis O. Eastlund, 49-year-old resident of Hillman, Minn., passed away Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, in an automobile accident near Hillman. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Onamia, Minn., with the Rev. Rich Fitzer officiating. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Shelley Funeral Chapel in Onamia and one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday. The Shelley Funeral Chapel, Onamia, Minn., is in charge of services.
Dorothy Ann Herman
Dorothy Ann Herman, 87, of Brainerd, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at her home. Arrangements by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd.
Travis R. Jones
ONAMIA -- Travis Robert Jones, 18-year-old resident of Onamia, passed away on Oct. 24, 2003. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at the Holy Cross Center in Onamia, Minn., with Pastor Tom Franklin officiating of the Miss
Sister Mary Johnita Omann
LITTLE FALLS -- Sister Mary Johnita Omann, 86-year-old resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 25, 2003, at St. Francis Convent in Little Falls, Minn. Arrangements are pending with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, Minn.
Helen C. Phillips
Helen C. Phillips, age 75, resident of Brainerd, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at the St. Cloud Hospital. Helen was born on May 8, 1928, in East Peoria, Ill., to George and Elsie (Arnold) Spring.
Even when progress comes slowly, it's intriguing to periodically look back and see how far we've come in assuring equal opportunity for all citizens.
I think the general public should be made aware again of the absolutely great talent that Mike Smith develops each year in his A Capella Choir, the Bards, Herd of Bananas, a superb quartet, the Smith Sisters (none of whom are named Smith), the Concert Chorale and of course, Windfall, which every year seems to get better.
Pioneers cruise past D-G-F to title game
PIERZ -- Craig Luberts rushed for 207 yards and three touchdowns as the Pierz Pioneers triumphed 42-7 over the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels in a Section 6, Class 2A football semifinal Saturday.
Cardinal swimmers win five events, finish fourth
PARK RAPIDS -- The Staples-Motley Cardinals won three individual events and two relays on their way to a fourth-place finish in the Mid-State Conference swimming and diving meet Friday.
Verndale wins play-in match
PEQUOT LAKES -- The Verndale Pirates defeated the Sebeka Trojans 25-22, 20-25, 25-22, 21-25, 15-10 in the play-in match of the North Subsection 5, Class 1A volleyball tournament Friday.
Verndale gives Holy Trinity their fill of Fuller
VERNDALE -- The fifth-seeded Holy Trinity Trojans received their fill of Tyler Fuller.
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
Ridgewater edges CLC
WILLMAR -- Brian Larson passed for 333 yards and two touchdowns and Daryl Burch had 117 yards receiving as the Central Lakes College Raiders lost 21-13 to Ridgewater in South Division football Saturday.
Raiders clinch spot in region tournament
GRAND RAPIDS -- The Central Lakes College Raiders defeated Rainy River 30-25, 30-23, 30-27 in a North Division volleyball playoff match Saturday.
BHS second in conference swim meet
SARTELL -- The Brainerd Warriors placed five swimmers on the All-Central Lakes Conference team and had nine individuals receive honorable mention as they splashed to a second-place finish in the conference meet Saturday.
LRCS wins state boys' soccer title
ROSEMOUNT -- The Lake Region Christian boys' soccer team beat Chisago Baptist 3-0 in the first round of the Minnesota Association of Christian Schools state tournament Friday and beat Rosemount Baptist 5-2 for the championship Saturday.
The 2003 Minnesota state high school girls tennis tournament:
Warriors lose Turnover Bowl
CAMBRIDGE -- When a team turns the ball over three times and has 95 yards in penalties it's an improbable winner.
Opening Round Oct. 21
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...A mixture of rain and snow developing west...And spreading
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Partly cloudy. A chance of afternoon showers west. Highs in
State forecast for South Dakota
Today...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers central and showers likely east. Highs from the 40s east...To the lower 70s far southwest.
State forecast for North Dakota
Wind advisory west and central this afternoon through midnight...
Weather drawing by Knute Kellender of Mrs. Meyer's third grade class at Riverside school.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. Highs from the upper 30s to the upper 40s.
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