Rebecca Robb, Motley, is involved with the 2000-01 student senate at Bemidji State University. Robb is a junior majoring in elementary education.
DEERWOOD -- The Deerwood Fire Department responded at about 1:30-2 p.m. Saturday to a propane leak that caused a minor explosion at a house on Nelson Road in Deerwood Township.
ASSAULT -- A 20-year-old male was arrested Saturday for second-degree assault, order for protection violation and felony damage to property following an incident on the 700 block of H Street.
One person was injured in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 84 in Cass County, about 14 miles south of Longville.
Mickelson stops Tiger again
ATLANTA (AP) -- Phil Mickelson got the duel he wanted and the results only he expected.
FDA warns against using popular over-the-counter drug
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration warned Americans Monday not to use dozens of over-the-counter cold remedies or appetite suppressants until their makers replace an ingredient that could cause hemorrhagic strokes, especially in young women.
Doors of Election Central to open half-hour before polls close at 8 p.m.
The Brainerd Dispatch will once again serve as Election Central Tuesday for results compiled in Crow Wing County. The Dispatch doors open at 7:30 p.m., a half-hour before the polls close.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1980) - The Brainerd Rural Fire Association last week took delivery of its new 1,100 gallon tanker-pumper unit, which cost $43,000. The new unit has a 300-gallon-per-minute pump. The association provides fire protection service to 10 townships, Baxter and East Gull Lake.
Tale of two campaigns
Crow Wing County Board candidate Mary Koep spent the Saturday before the 2000 election on domestic issues. She cleaned her house, did laundry and baked a spice cake with raisins.
Prosperity theme runs against the grain
BLUE MOUNDS, Wis. -- Prosperity?
Pleasant weather doesn't slow big deer harvest in area
Pleasant weather greeted Minnesota's firearms deer hunters Saturday morning. In fact, it may have been a little too pleasant.
Gore or Bush didn't knock on her door
Scanning through a sample ballot last week for the general election, I came to a startling realization.
Man drowns in duck hunting accident
RUSSELL, Minn. (AP) -- A 31-year-old Marshall man drowned while duck hunting with friends on Wood Lake near this southwestern Minnesota city.
Deer hunter killed in Cass County
PINE RIVER -- The Minnesota firearms deer hunting season got off to a tragic start Saturday afternoon in Cass County when an Apple Valley man was accidentally shot and killed by a member of his hunting party.
Parents put through sportsmanship class
ANDOVER (AP) -- Steve Gompertz remembers the day last spring when he had to pull three adults away from a teen-age boy at a basketball tournament and call police.
Singer-turned-governor Jimmie Davis dies
NEW ORLEANS -- Only a real scene-stealer could compete for the historical spotlight in a state that produced the fiery populist Huey Long and the dapper scoundrel Edwin Edwards.
Clinton vetoes bill targeting leaks of secrets
WASHINGTON -- President Clinton has killed a controversial provision that would have made it easier to prosecute government officials for leaking classified information by vetoing the fiscal 2001 intelligence authorization bill that contained the measure.
FCC probes alleged AT&T slamming
WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities are investigating the nation's largest long-distance company, AT&T Corp., for allegedly acquiring thousands of new customers from rivals by switching their phone service without their consent -- a tactic known as "slamming."
Light rain holds back wildfires
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Light rain kept fires along North Carolina's mountains from spreading, but firefighters were unable to make much headway because of wet conditions and steep terrain.
Glickman set to unveil alternative fuels program
WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman was to announce a $300 million program Tuesday to encourage smaller plants and co-ops that produce ethanol and other alternative fuels to expand their output.
Astronauts relieved, euphoric that space station is finally manned
STAR CITY, Russia -- Now that the new space station is safely manned, relief and euphoria have set in at the NASA enclave inside this cosmonaut training base.
Airlines settle antitrust case
DETROIT (AP) -- Continental Airlines and Northwest Airlines said Monday they have reached a deal in principle over Northwest's divesting in Continental, hoping to settle the government's federal antitrust trial over the matter.
Wild skate to first road win
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- The expansion Minnesota Wild cleared another hurdle.
Bledsoe among four QBs injured Sunday
Drew Bledsoe was in an unfamiliar position for the New England Patriots: on the sideline and out for the game.
Culpepper: Bring on the blitz
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Daunte Culpepper, bruised, battered and no longer unbeaten, is daring the Green Bay Packers to blitz him like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers did.
Big offensive numbers don't equal wins for some teams
Kansas City, St. Louis, Washington and San Diego found out that gaudy offensive statistics don't necessarily always lead to victories.
Monday, Nov. 6
Wolves' win tribute to Sealy
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Garnett took off from the free-throw line, caught the rebound with one hand and threw down a windmill dunk.
No. 1 Oklahoma is last of unbeatens
And now there's one -- No. 1 Oklahoma.
At Pontiac, Mich.
Tiznow rewards 83-year-old co-owner with win
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- By winning by a neck, Tiznow has nosed into the running for Horse of the Year honors.
Miami moves up to No. 2 in AP poll
So long, Virginia Tech. Hello, Miami.
Albert 'Burt' A. Albertson
Albert "Burt" A. Albertson, 85, Brainerd, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at Woodland Good Samaritan Village Apartments.
Virginia B. Hastad
BREEZY POINT -- Virginia B. Hastad, 77, Breezy Point, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000.
Virginia D. Collitt
STAPLES -- Virginia D. Collitt, 78, Staples, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at Greater Staples Care Center.
Jerome 'Smokey' Gilbertson
MESA, Ariz. -- Jerome "Smokey" Gilbertson, 69, Mesa, Ariz., died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at Valley Lutheran Hospital of Mesa, Ariz.
Ivory T. Peterson
BROOTEN -- Ivory Theodora Peterson, 86, Brooten, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at Glenwood Nursing Home.
William A. Wroolie
William A. Wroolie Sr., 73, Brainerd, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at Veterans Administration Medical Center of Minneapolis.
Cora A. Hillman Gustavson
Cora A. Hillman Gustavson, 94, Brainerd, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village of Brainerd.
BACKUS -- Myrtle Tweet, 93, Backus, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at St. Joseph's Medical Center of Brainerd.
H. Lucille Sweet
H. Lucille Sweet, 76, Brainerd, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at Crosby Care Center.
Norman D. Lundquist
STAPLES -- Norman Ditmore Lundquist, 73, Staples, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at home.
Ann Marie Frazer
EMILY -- Ann Marie Frazer, 26, Emily, died Nov. 3, 2000, as a result of a traffic accident near Emily.
Ralph J. Coursolle
ST. PAUL -- Ralph J. Coursolle, 91, Minneapolis and Aitkin, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Nursing Home of St. Paul.
Dorothy A. Siegler
ST. CLOUD -- Dorothy A. Siegler, 91, St. Cloud, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at St. Benedict's Center in St. Cloud.
Selma M. Duus
LAKE SHORE -- Selma M. Duus, 96, Lake Shore, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at Whispering Pines Village of Pine River.
I really enjoyed Jodie Tweed's story on the Heart Grocery store. What a community treasure! And to the owners, Jan and Da
Budget surplus not a done deal
George W. Bush and Al Gore dispute what should be done with the projected "su
OTHER OPINIONS Soft money
The nation's system of campaign regulation is broken This presidential campaign may be the first in which party committees using largely unregulated soft money have bought more television ads than candidates using hard money.
News council can help readers
The Minnesota News Council is an independent organization that examines citizens' complaints alleging inaccuracy, unfairness or unethical conduct by the media.
After a wild campaign voters say 'bring it on'
Whoever wins Tuesday's presidential election, this has been a year, and a campaign, to remember.
Campaign battleground town is ready for some peace
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The Texas governor, a young aide for George W. Bush was saying last winter, had a campaign stop in "Grand Rapids ... or Grand Forks ... or, well, whichever 'Grand' is in Michigan."
Ashcroft crosses Missouri as Democrats stir emotional support
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Sen. John Ashcroft's itinerary has him dashing across Missouri at the end of a campaign that has taken an unusual twist in the aftermath of Gov. Mel Carnahan's death and his widow's pledge to carry his values to Washington.
Last-minute drama in Senate races, but odds favor GOP
WASHINGTON -- Middle East politics in New York, race issues in Virginia and a Missouri widow's extraordinary appeal for support of her dead husband have injected election-eve drama into three critical Senate campaigns.
Lieberman stops in state in marathon campaign
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Democratic activists braved a numbing rain Monday to get last-minute words of encouragement from vice presidential nominee Joseph Lieberman.
Poll: Dayton leads Grams for Senate
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- DFL Challenger Mark Dayton leads incumbent Republican Sen. Rod Grams in the race for the U.S. Senate, according to a Minnesota poll by the Star Tribune released Sunday.
U.S. Senate candidates meet in final debate
ST. PAUL (AP) -- It was appropriate that perhaps the most common theme of this year's election dominated Minnesota's final U.S. Senate debate of the season Sunday evening: Social Security.
Poll: Gore leads Bush in state
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Vice President Al Gore has taken the lead from Texas Gov. George W. Bush in Minnesota in the race for the presidency, according to a poll released Sunday.
Few dozen House races to determine GOP or Democratic control
WASHINGTON -- The outcome of a few dozen close races stretching from coast to coast will determine if Democrats can break the six-year Republican grip on the House of Representatives in Tuesday's election.
Volunteers battling voter apathy
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. -- For the moment, the seat of political power is a folding chair in a former aerobics studio about 20 miles northwest of Detroit, where phone bank volunteer Leonard Bertagnolli methodically makes his way through a list of likely Republican voters.
Burton overcomes adversity for Phoenix win
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Jeff Burton knew he had the best car. It was overcoming adversity that was the problem.
Sept. 2 Louisiana-Monroe, W 47-10
Roseau eliminates Wadena-Deer Creek in volleyball
GLYNDON -- The problem with postseason play is that only one team can finish the season with a win.
Flyers' Anderson, Thielen all-state, LF boys 10th
Cross country can be a grueling sport. But those weren't grimaces on the faces of Becky Anderson, Jason Thielen and the Little Falls Flyers boys' cross country team as they finished the Class AA state meet Saturday.
Colorado College, Gophers remain atop WCHA with sweeps
Colorado College and Minnesota remain unbeaten and on top of the WCHA leader board, separated only by a single point.
High School Football
Raiders paddle Rainy River for trip to volleyball's Magic Kingdom
A reporter stepped up to the volleyball coach whose team had just won the Region 13A championship and asked the question that has been asked of every coach who has won a Super Bowl.
Paynesville ends S-M's reign
You could almost hear the twang and the boing all the way to the Brainerd lakes area as the Staples-Motley Cardinals had their string of four consecutive Class A cross country championships snapped Saturday.
Zauhar to coach softball
When Mike Zauhar resigned as a varsity boys' basketball assistant coach following last season he was staring at the prospect of not coaching for the first time in his 28-year career.
Curious call leads to Gopher loss
MADISON, Wis. -- The wind shifted direction ever so slightly, but the game turned around completely.
Hunting season is back
Weather drawing by Nathan McCullough of Mrs. Larson's fifth grade class at Harrison school.
Heavy weather plagues Texas
DALLAS (AP) -- High wind and tornadoes damaged homes and toppled power lines in central and southeastern Texas, and record rainfall flooded highways.
Teens' busy schedules leave little time for play
DEAR ABBY: I am a senior in high school, and I don't think I can take it anymore! I attend vocational school, in addition to my regular school, work part time, study, and have a boyfriend I'll call "Johnny." My relationship with Johnny is being held up because we can't find enough time to see each other. He also works and has a schedule similar to mine.
Names and faces
LONDON (AP) -- Author Salman Rushdie is hitting back at critics who say he is ungrateful to Britain for spending money to protect him against an Islamic death edict.
New home for old cameras
Dear Heloise: What would you suggest I do with two CAMERAS, both like new? I don't use them anymore. -- Mrs. C.H.C., Omaha, Neb.
OSLO, Norway -- When the Russian and United States navies ran into trouble at sea, both superpowers turned to the descendants of the Vikings -- Norwegians -- for help.
Barak says Palestinians not implementing cease-fire
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Prime Minister Ehud Barak accused the Palestinians on Monday of not doing enough to implement a cease-fire agreement, and rejected a Palestinian call for expanded foreign mediation.
Two killed in fresh storms lashing Britain
LONDON (AP) -- Fresh storms over Britain brought flooding and high winds Monday, killing two motorists in western England.
Four new arrests in Yemen in USS Cole investigation
ADEN, Yemen (AP) -- Four men arrested over the past two days are being questioned about the fatal bombing of the USS Cole last month, sources close to the investigation said Monday.
Greek hijacker who held Japanese tourists on bus hostage commits suicide
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A man who was facing charges for the deaths of two people and the hijacking of a tourist bus carrying 35 people committed suicide by leaping from a window at police headquarters while in custody on Sunday, police said.
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