Ariel Aakhus, daughter of Steve and Cindy Aakhus, Brainerd, Steve Johnson, son of Charles and Susan Johnson, Brainerd, and Hannah Burchill, daughter of Steven and Patricia Burchill, Brainerd, are a part of the crew in "Two Gentlemen of Verona" (The Rock Musical), currently being performed at Concordia College, Moorhead. Performances will continue through Nov. 18.
"We were sick of finishing third. We wanted to win it all."
These dogs don't dog it
It was freezing Saturday during the second annual East Meets West Dryland Challenge at the Brainerd International Raceway, but that's the way they like it.
Busy C-I educator Bill Santi just can't say no
Bill Santi has a problem.
This was Brainerd
NOVEMBER 19 - 40 years ago (1967) - There is no snow on the ground, but Christmas decorations are going up in Brainerd. The lights will be turned on Thanksgiving night.
Endowment created for Living Legacy Gardens
STAPLES - An endowment has been initiated by Shirley and Alan Judd with a $4,000 donation for the Living Legacy Gardens.
Xavier G. Hortsch
LITTLE FALLS - Xavier G. Hortsch, 91-year-old resident of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Saturday, November 17, 2007, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls, Minn. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls with Father Nicholas Landsberger officiating.
Lois K. Hansen
CROSBY - Lois K. Hansen, age 80, of Crosby, died on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center. Services will be held on Friday, Nov. 30, at 10:30 a.m. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home, Crosby.
Lloyd A. Sandberg
BIGFORK - Lloyd A. Sandberg, age 70, resident of Bigfork, died there Saturday, November 17, 2007.
BREEZY POINT - Alan Milliman, 68, Breezy Point, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at his home. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Crosslake Presbyterian Church with the Rev. John Hill and the Rev. Dr. David Stevens officiating. Burial will be at Pelican Woods Cemetery in Breezy Point. Relatives will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Monday at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Crosslake.
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CROSBY - Vera Emmaetta Heglund, age 93, of Crosby, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Care Center in Crosby. She was born on August 1, 1914, in Deerwood, Minn., to James and Leona (Moon) Shearing. She married Harry Michael Heglund on Aug. 20, 1960, in Crosby.
PINE RIVER - Evelyn Rosemund Barron, age 92, of Pine River and formerly of Backus, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2007. She was born August 24, 1915, in Colfax, Wis., to Ernest and Helen Roff. She married George Barron on September 16, 1939. They celebrated 66 years of marriage before George passed away in 2005. She enjoyed canning and gardening.
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It is the responsibility of adults and students alike to accept the vote and not carry grudges about who voted no. The badmouthing needs to be over. This community ought to be full of mentors at this time.
Blue Devils burn CLC
AUSTIN - Stacey Butler's 19-point, 10-rebound effort couldn't carry the Central Lakes College women's basketball team past Riverland Community College as the Raiders lost to the Blue Devils 83-57 Saturday.
BHS' Reese sixth in 100 breaststroke
MINNEAPOLIS Senior Jessica Reese of the Brainerd Warriors girls' swimming and diving team finished her career on a high note, standing on the medalists' podium on the final day of the Class 2A finals at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center Saturday.
Raiders break through for title
ROCHESTER - When Central Lakes College volleyball coach Jane Peterson greeted her players for the first time this season she didn't see national championship written on their faces.
Payback quest is quenched
ROCHESTER - What were the reasons why Central Lakes College players wanted to beat fellow Minnesota school Ridgewater for the women's Division III national junior college volleyball championship?
Braddix, Raiders douse Riverland
AUSTIN - Kody Braddix scored a team-leading 24 points as the Central Lakes College men's basketball team defeated Riverland Community College 81-65 on Saturday.
Area musher third in his first race
Gull Lake resident Larry Miller and his dog, a mixed breed from the Heartland Area Rescue Team foundation, made their first appearance at the East Meets West Dryland Challenge dogsled race in the Adult Bikejoring Men's 1 class at Brainerd International Raceway on Saturday and Sunday.
EGF skates past Warriors
EAST GRAND FORKS - Ashley Anderson scored the lone goal for the Brainerd girls' hockey team as the Warriors were defeated 5-1 by the East Grand Forks Green Wave on Saturday.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Mostly cloudy with areas of fog in the morning. Chance
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Patchy fog early east...Otherwise mostly sunny. Increasing clouds late west and far north. Mild with highs from around 50 north...To near 70 far southwest.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light rain and
Tracking a deer
Weather drawing by Chloe Hawks of Mrs. Larson's fifth-grade class at Forestview school.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly or mostly cloudy. Areas of fog west in the morning. A chance of light rain...Patchy drizzle or freezing drizzle north mainly in the morning. Highs in the low 40s north to mid 50s south. Tonight...Partly or mostly cloudy. Lows from around 30 north to the mid 40s southeast.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny.
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