WALKER - The following appeared recently in Cass County District Court:
Look at us today.
Pearl Harbor remembrance
A ceremony was held by the American Legion and VFW on Sunday in front of the All Veterans Memorial in Brainerd in remembrance of the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
Music General Holiday Show
During the Music General Holiday Show, the Aitkin Preschool-Kindergarten class performed to "Every Little Wish" Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
Warrior dance team second at invitational
The Brainerd Warrior dance team finished second at Brainerd's invitational over the weekend.
There's snow doubt about it, winter arrives
It's been cold enough to feel like winter, but over the weekend, it finally started to look like winter as several inches of snow fell in the Brainerd area.
This was Brainerd
Dec. 8 - 30 years ago (1978) - Herb Kessler, elementary school director for Brainerd School District 181, has been named 1978 Outstanding Citizen of the Year by Brainerd Community Action and the Citizen search committee.
REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR
Snow came down around veterans gathered in front of the All Veterans Memorial in Brainerd on Sunday in remembrance of the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor 67 years ago. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
BACKUS - The state Gambling Control Board has determined that the Backus Legion is in compliance in all areas of its charitable gaming operations, the Backus Legion announced.
Board OKs salary increases
WALKER - Cass County Board members voted Thursday to increase their annual salaries by 3 percent to $25,056.08 and increase elected department head salaries 3 percent, the same percentage increase as negotiated for union employees last year for a three-year contract.
Having her cake - at age 15
Cassia Winkels took an interest in baking and cake design, took classes to expand her knowledge and developed her own home-based business.
MINNEAPOLIS - Evangeline "Vangie" Zupko-Vados, age 76, of Minneapolis, Minn., formerly of Flensburg, Minn., passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls, Minn.
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NISSWA - Julia Evanson, age 41, of Nisswa, passed away Thursday night as the result of an auto accident.
Della Shanks, age 83, resident of Brainerd, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
Education for the next generation
WASHINGTON - Of all the promises Barack Obama made during his campaign, none received more cheers and applause than his vow to make college more affordable and accessible for America's young people.
2 Rangers win titles
RUSH CITY - Crosby-Ironton's Hayden Zillmer and David Booth won titles as the Rangers placed seventh in the season-opening Rush City tournament Saturday.
On Saturday at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Mike Masters accepted another first-place trophy in the District 23 Motocross for Minnesota.
Hanowski scores 7 goals in LF rout
COLERAINE - Ben Hanowski scored seven goals and totaled eight points in a 14-0 Little Falls victory over Greenway in non-conference action Saturday.
Warriors sixth at Blue Earth
BLUE EARTH - Brandon Mutz and Jessen Franzen were runners-up as the Brainerd Warriors wrestling team placed sixth in the Blue Earth Dick Maher Invite on Saturday.
Threes undo Flyers
FERGUS FALLS - Grant Torgerson scored 24 points, with six 3-point baskets, as the Fergus Falls Otters defeated the Little Falls Flyers 81-69 in the Central Lakes Conference opener for both teams Saturday.
Warriors compete at Melrose Invitational
MELROSE - Brainerd's Sam Smith, Shana Lingwall and Carlie Kramer scored 9s in their respective events as the Warriors competed at the Melrose Invite on Saturday.
Raiders rally but fall short vs. Minneapolis
The Central Lakes College Raiders rallied from a 29-18 halftime deficit before falling to the Minneapolis CTC Marauders 62-59 on Saturday.
State forecast for S.D.
Winter weather advisory today except for the northwest and extreme southwest corner...Ending from north to south tonight...
State forecast for N.D.
A winter weather advisory remains in effect over portions of
Wisconsin state forecast
Winter storm warning for much of central and portions of southern and portions of northern wisconsin tonight through tuesday night...
State forecast for Minnesota
Winter storm watches and winter storm warnings late this
State forecast for Iowa
Winter storm warning north central and northeast late this
Weather drawing by Emily Nelson of Mrs. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
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