Pequot honor roll announced
PEQUOT LAKES -- Following is the Pequot Lakes High School honor roll for first quarter for grades nine through 12.
Chicken dinner is not only quick to make, it's flavorful
This recipe for chicken will get a meal on the table in about half an hour, but diners may find themselves lingering over the table to savor it.
Leftover turkey is a tasty reward
Leftover turkey is one of the rewards for cooking Thanksgiv-ing dinner. It naturally lends itself to great late-fall meals -- and many nutritionists consider turkey among the most healthful meats we eat.
For many years, my family has gotten together with dear friends to share Thanksgiving dinner. We alternate homes for the holiday and always have a house full.
ST. CLOUD -- Richard Schwinn, the 43-year-old Wahkon man who was shot by another hunter Sunday, remains in serious condition at St. Cloud Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said today.
SOUTH ST. PAUL (AP) (USDA) -- Tuesday cattle: 750. Last Tuesday: 840. Year Ago Tuesday: 1057. Monday actual: 405.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday.
Questions and answers on changes in Medicare coverage
For the 40 million seniors and disabled Americans who rely on Medicare, some big changes are in the works.
160 families give thanks
PEQUOT LAKES -- For many families in the Brainerd lakes area, Thanksgiving is a time to gather together and celebrate with food -- lots of food.
Cuyuna Range Women's Club to meet Monday
CROSBY -- The Cuyuna Range Women's Club will meet at 2 p.m. Monday in the meeting room at the Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library in Crosby.
Central Lakes College hosts 'Legislative Outlook '04'
Legislators joined business leaders from across the region recently for "Legislative Outlook '04" on the Brainerd and Staples campuses of Central Lakes College.
Conservation officers' fish tale has surprise ending
While plying Minnesota's waterways, DNR conservation officers come across all sorts of fishing gear, everything from the latest fish finder to fluorescent lures.
Students explore short-term memory
At the grocery store you can't find your shopping list. But you had prepared it in an organized manner that made sense to you.
James Bond feature part of physics class at CLC
So, how does Agent 007 -- aka James Bond -- do it? What exactly is the force that propels the Batmobile?
County closing its budget gap
Crow Wing County is closing the gap between expenditures and revenue in its 2004 budget.
Friends from Pequot join Sjodin search
They abruptly left college and their jobs behind, choosing instead to search for their missing friend.
Overall tax rate in city could remain the same
Though the city portion of Brainerd residents' taxes may increase in 2004, their overall taxes -- which include the county and school district -- could remain the same as they were in 2003.
Sgt. Clint Headley of Brainerd had seen photographs of his 6-month-old daughter, Emma, sent to him in Iraq.
Crow Wing child-care providers to be charged a licensing fee
Child-care providers in Crow Wing County in 2004 will be charged $100 every two years to renew their license.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1983) - Gay Gunsbury of Brainerd sang to some elderly residents in Middleboro, Mass., during a recent performance of "Up with People," a traveling student group to which Ms. Gunsbury belongs. The group is currently traveling in Europe.
Train derails in Little Falls
LITTLE FALLS -- Eight cars of a southbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad train derailed about 5 a.m. today in Little Falls, tearing up part of the track but causing no other property damage.
County settles threatened litigation
The Crow Wing County Board settled threatened litigation Tuesday regarding a 24-year-old Brainerd man who hanged himself in the Crow Wing County Jail in March 2002.
A Gilbert Lake home is decorated for the holidays complete with a two-story Christmas tree and what appears to be a piano-playing cat. Look for the story in Friday's Housing section.
Level Three sex offender to move to Brainerd
On Monday, a Level Three sex offender will be released from prison and move to Brainerd.
PUC to meet Tuesday
The Brainerd Public Utilities Commission will meet 9 a.m. Tuesday in the commission meeting room at 1151 Highland Scenic Drive for a presentation by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency regarding the wastewater treatment facility.
Crow Wing non-contract, appointed and elected officials to see 1 percent wage hike
The Crow Wing County Board agreed Tuesday to give full-time non-contract employees, as well as elected and appointed officials, a 1 percent increase in their 2004 salaries.
Arline L. Johnson
Arline L. Johnson, 90, Brainerd, passed away on Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, at her home.
Lennen R. Naley
NISSWA -- Lennen R. Naley, 84, resident of Nisswa, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, in Mi
LAKE HUBERT -- Emma Kletschka, age 102, resident of Lake Hubert, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at her son Harold
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John H. Holm
PALISADE -- John H. Holm, 75, of Palisade, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, in Great Falls, Mont. Visitation will begin Friday at 5-7 p.m. in Sorensen-Root-Tho
Bush is no friend of the environment
It's beyond serious dispute that the Bush White House is dismantling 30 years of bipartisan environmental progress, in defiance of law, scientific understanding, popular sentiment and common sense.
ATV restrictions - Dispatch Editorial
Framing the issue as one of property owners' rights, Sen. Paul Koering, R-Fort Ripley, said last week he'll seek the repeal of portions of last session's all-terrain vehicle bill.
Open Forum guidelines
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Pater helps Raiders to rousing victory
His style of play may never get him on ESPN SportsCenter, but Central Lakes College Raiders men's basketball player Mike Pater makes his presence felt.
Former Little Falls Flyers star Nate Miller was named the North Central Conference men's basketball player of the week ending Nov. 22.
Fergus batters Raiders
The Central Lakes College Raiders women's basketball team better get used to the colors black and blue.
GRAA meeting set for Tuesday
LITTLE FALLS -- The Great River Arts Association will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Arts Center. The public is welcome. For more information, contact GRAA president Bob Keeton at 575-2952 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BHS grad in MSUM choir
MOORHEAD -- Brainerd High School graduate and Moorhead State University fres
Aitkin choirs to perform Monday
AITKIN -- The four choirs from Aitkin Middle School will present their annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Aitkin High School auditorium. Admission is free.
'Rhythm of the Rails' radio show set for weekend
"Rhythm of the Rails Old Tyme Radio Show" will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday in the Franklin Junior High School auditorium. KLKS radio will broadcast the Sunday show live. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students.
Honduras presentation at CLC
Jennifer Wilson will present images from her mission trip to Honduras at noon Dec. 4 in Room E 203 at Central Lakes College. The presentation is part of the Cultural Thursdays series. Admission is free.
CLC play explores lives of mentally disabled
The Central Lakes College production "People Like Us 2" will explore the lives of people with learning disabilities Dec. 9-13 at the Dryden Theatre. Admission is free. Showtimes are 11 a.m. Dec. 9, 10 a.m. Dec. 10, 3 p.m. Dec. 11 and 2 p.m. Dec. 13.
Yager is good with wood
Working with wood is something Brainerd High School senior Matt Yager enjoys.
HSO youth audition deadline Jan. 4
The Heartland Symphony Orchestra's annual youth auditions will be conducted Feb. 5. Application forms must be returned to the Heartland Symphony business manager by Jan. 4. To request an application, call 1-800-826-1997.
AITKIN -- The Aitkin Chamber of Commerce has scheduled the following events in conjunction with Friday's annual Fish House Parade in Aitkin.
Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association hosts annual meeting
The Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association held its annual meeting Nov. 13 at Norway Ridge Supper Club. It was clear before the meeting even started that this group operates on a level not commonly seen.
State forecast South Dakota
Today...Mostly sunny north...Partly sunny south. Highs in the 30s.
State forecast for iowa
.Today...Becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of snow north...And
State forecast for minnesota
.Today...Partly cloudy north. Becoming mostly cloudy south. A chance
Weather drawing by Nikki Leland of Mrs. Surma's third grade class at Baxter school.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s.
State forecast for north dakota
.Today...Partly sunny. Highs 25 to 35.
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