Lewis Sjodin, Walker, and John Furney, Pine River, are members of the Chemistry Club at Bemidji State University for the 2005-2006 academic year. Sjodin is a senior majoring in science and medical technology. Furney is a senior majoring in chemistry. The Chemistry Club is an on-campus organization designed to create opportunities for student to interact beyond the classroom through meetings, activities and off-campus outings.
"I heard somebody say, well, maybe so-and-so is not patriotic because they disagree with my position. I totally reject that thought."
Point of view
This government building is in Little Falls. What is it? Find the answer Tuesday.
Just like Judy
Linda Eder led off Saturday night's Brainerd concert with "Almost Like Being in Love," but for the fans who gathered at a post-show reception, there's no "almost" about it. They love Eder's music, and they aren't shy about saying so.
Pastor installed for a new church
Pastor Carl Larson, who was installed as the first pastor and developer for the Rejoice Lutheran Church, preached Sunday at Forestview Middle School in Baxter. The joint worship service included the four Brainerd-Baxter Evangelical Lutheran Church of America churches that cooperated to launch Rejoice Lutheran. Larson has been pastor of Bethel Lutheran in Little Falls. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
This was Brainerd
NOVEMBER 21 - 30 years ago (1975) - Ground-breaking ceremonies are scheduled Dec. 15 for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company's new building at Sixth and Maple, part of a four-year $7.8 million improvement project.
EMILY - A 58-year-old Minnetonka man who was staying at an acquaintance's cabin in Emily died Saturday after being pinned beneath a four-wheeler.
Deer season keeps meat cutter busy in Pine River
Wally Anderson never could sit around doing nothing.
CLC makes changes on Staples campus
STAPLES - Joe Opatz, interim president of Central Lakes College, on Sunday announced several major new initiatives for the Staples campus.
Teen back from China
A whirlwind six-day tour of China has left Brainerd High School senior Jennifer Dens a little sleep-deprived. But given the chance she would do it all over again.
Clara M. Spencer
Clara M. Spencer, age 80, resident of Brainerd, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village.
Travis Kaikkonen, age 2, of Brainerd, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis.
Charles 'Charlie' Reaser
LITTLE FALLS - Charles (Charlie) Reaser, age 84, of Little Falls, Minn., passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls, Minn.
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Bruce E. Bolles
Bruce E. Bolles, 78, resident of Brainerd, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
One has to seriously question whether the "real" threat to our way of life is from external forces such as terrorism, or if the greatest threat is corporate America! The truly Pan Global Corporations operate without borders, shifting as needed to protect assets.
Beckley does it all for CLC
WILLMAR - Chris Beckley collected 17 points, 12 rebounds, six blocks, six assists and four steals to lead the Central Lakes College Raiders men's basketball team to an 80-53 victory over Ridgewater Saturday and enable them to open the season 3-0.
Fergus skates past Little Falls 7-1
LITTLE FALLS - The Little Falls Flyers Amber Arno scored the lone goal for the girls' hockey team in a 7-1 Central Lakes Conference loss Saturday to Fergus Falls.
Seeds planted for success
In just a year's time Brainerd Warrior swimmer Jessica Reese has dived into the state's top echelon of swimmers.
Raiders can't stop Billiet
WILLMAR - Courtney Stach scored 15 points and Kim Rosecrans added nine, but the Central Lakes Conference women's basketball team couldn't overcome 25 points from Ridgewater's Tarra Billiet in an 81-39 loss Saturday at the Ridgewater Invitational.
State forecast for Minnesota
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. Highs from the mid 30s north to
Smile and be thankful this week
Weather drawing by Sammy Rugloski in the Baxter kindergarten of Mrs. Dunphy.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. A chance for rain or snow showers northeast. Scattered snow showers near lake superior. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s.
State forecast for Iowa
Today...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s north to the mid 50s
State forecast for S.D.
Today...Becoming mostly cloudy in the central and east to partly cloudy southwest. Highs from near 40 northeast...To the mid 50s southwest.
State forecast for N.D.
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. Highs in the low to mid 40s in the
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