Brianna Gmeinder, Fort Ripley, is serving as an ambassador for the 2007-2008 school year at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. Ambassadors serve as leaders welcoming prospective students and their parents to campus.
Job options reasons to
stay in area
BAXTER - Kelly Dickinson thought she'd be leaving the area after graduating from Brainerd High School in 2003, but opportunities here made her change her mind.
This was Brainerd
Darrell Powers, Baxter, has the eye of a collector and the judgment of a curator. As a result his collecting interests are broad, his acquisition standards strict and his home, something of a museum of the odd and interesting.
COMING TUESDAY IN HER VOICE
Growing simple flowers blossomed into an array of art forms for this evolving artist.
COMING TUESDAY IN SPORTS
The Brainerd Warrior girls' hockey team opens its first season under head coach Rod Peltoma on Tuesday at Bemidji.
Artful use for Franklin admired
Music, art and people flowed through the hallways and rooms at the Franklin Arts Center.
PREVIEW THURSDAY IN SPORTS
The Verndale Pirates play top-ranked and unbeaten Stephen-Argyle in the semifinals of the Nine-Man state football playoffs Thursday at the Metrodome.
A kiss for the winner
Pierz Pioneers senior wide receiver/defensive back Corey Egan kissed his girlfriend Amanda Meehl after the Pioneers' playoff victory over Moose Lake-Willow River Saturday night in St. Cloud.
Mary Post, age 67, resident of Brainerd, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Gary D. Patnaude
Gary D. Patnaude, 69-year-old resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.
Johnathan Acosta, 35, passed away on Nov. 9, 2007, at the Wadena Hospital.
Marlys M. Hollister
STAPLES - Marlys M. Hollister, age 98, of Staples, passed away late Friday evening at the Lakewood Care Center in Staples.
Richard R. Loidolt
PIERZ - Richard R. Loidolt, 86-year-old resident of Pierz, Minn., passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at the Pierz Villa in Pierz.
OTHER OPINION: FOOD SAFETY
Events of recent days serve to accelerate a new discussion of how safe is the food we eat, and what can we do to ensure food safety.
Open Forum: Spend more time encouraging our leaders
In today's world it seems that we as people are quick to criticize other people. Especially when they are in positions of leadership in our lives. This would include our president, Congress, state governor, state legislator, county sheriff, mayor, school board, etc. I think that we are quick to judge without always understanding the entire situation.
Pierz is dome-ward bound
ST. CLOUD - The Pierz Pioneers have not allowed a point in the third quarter this season.
Binger heads back to state
SARTELL - Molly Binger won the 100-yard freestyle in 54.52 and helped two relays advance to state at the Section 6-1A swimming and diving meet Saturday.
A day of Destiney for BHS
BEMIDJI - Destiney Schindele enjoyed a career Section 8-2A swimming and diving meet Saturday in Bemidji as she advanced to state in three events.
BHS tickets available Tuesday
Tickets for the Brainerd Warriors football game against Cretin-Derham Hall in the semifinals of the Class 5A state tournament go on sale Tuesday in the Brainerd High School activities office.
Raiders come up big in the clutch
Defense and rebounding are often cited as the two biggest keys to a successful basketball team.
Puntless Pierz plasters Rebels
ST. CLOUD - Tyler Monson is the Pierz Pioneers punter.
CLC fumbles, stumbles
ST. CLOUD - It may have felt like October, but for the first time in 16 years the Central Lakes College football team was playing in November.
CLC falls to defending national champion Rams
In a game of 40 minutes, 60 fouls were called. For those not interested in doing the math, that's a blown whistle every 40 seconds.
State forecast for Iowa
.Today...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers far south. Highs in the
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. Highs from around 50 north to about 60 south.
Winter is coming
Weather drawing by Jacob Vukelich of Mr. Meyer's fourth-grade class at Lowell school.
State forecast for Minnesota
.Today...Becoming mostly sunny north...While mostly cloudy south
State forecast for North Dakota
...High wind watch in effect for west and north central north dakota
State forecast for South Dakota
High wind watch black hills area after evening tonight...
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