Three hurt in collision
east on Brainerd on 18
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle, sideswipe collision at 6:46 a.m. Sunday on Highway 18 about 12 miles east of Brainerd, the State Patrol reported.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1989)
A story on Page 1A of Sunday's Dispatch.
...TO GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE WE'LL GO
Brainerd's 2009 Holli-Days celebration.
We don't need to keep adding onto the back of this horse or we're going to break the horse's back and get nothing done.
CELEBRATING THE SEASON WITH A BANG
Brainerd's 2009 Holli-Days celebration.
'Tis the season to help others
Playing a Nintendo DS game, hanging out with friends or going to a movie are a few of the things many youths like to do in their free time.
Roland R. VanGeest
Roland R. VanGeest, age 79, Brainerd, formerly of Excelsior, went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ, Dec. 9, 2009.
Doloris A. Spilman
MONTICELLO - Doloris Ann Spilman, age 56, of Monticello, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Dec. 12, 2009.
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HACKENSACK - Veryl Rothering, age 75, of Hackensack, passed away Dec. 9, 2009, at his home.
LITTLE FALLS - Donald A. Yasgar, 82, of Little Falls died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at his home.
BREEZY POINT - Bruce Yund, age 88, of Breezy Point, passed away Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village.
PINE RIVER - Kenneth Frederick, age 44, of Pine River, passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at Good Samaritan Society Pine River.
Senate freshmen stand up
WASHINGTON - Finally, there is some good news on the health care front.
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According to the trustees for the Social Security Administration, there will be no cost of living increase for two years, and co-pays will increase for RX medical benefits. This is due to losses in gross national product and other things.
Prodding Congress to act
At the Copenhagen climate conference on Wednesday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson declared 2009 to be when the U.S. government finally began to seriously address greenhouse gas emissions.
Scandal threatens career
The flames of the brush fire that is the Tiger Woods scandal burn so out of control, they now threaten the career of the greatest golfer and most accomplished athlete on the face of the earth.
Patriots lose despite Lueck's monster effort: 28 points and five steals
EAST GRAND FORKS - Emily Lueck scored 28 points and added five steals and five assists but her monster effort wasn't enough to overcome her team's cold start as the Pequot Lakes Patriots lost to East Grand Forks 70-60 in non-conference play Saturday.
Foley wins 3rd straight Bunyan title
The Foley Falcons captured five individual championships and their third straight team title in the 43rd annual Paul Bunyan Invite Saturday night at Brainerd High School.
Wolverines lose to Kittson Central
WADENA - Logan Meyer scored the lone Wadena-Deer Creek goal at the 10:01 mark of the second period in the Wolverines' 3-1 non-conference loss to Kittson Central Saturday.
Brainerd falls to Bluejackets
ST. MICHAEL - Mitch Bzdok came off the bench to hit four threes and finished with 14 points as the Brainerd Warriors fell to Cambridge-Isanti 68-53 in the Central Lakes Conference/Mississippi 8 Showcase Saturday.
Spartans defeat Raiders
The Central Lakes College Raiders outscored Fergus Falls 34-32 in the second half, but couldn't overcome an 8-point halftime deficit and fell 74-66 in a non-division game against the Fergus Falls Spartans on Saturday.
Glasby edged in Paul Bunyan finals
Paul Bunyan Invite
Spartans run past Raiders
The Central Lakes College Raiders men's basketball team gave up a 17-2 run in the game's last 4:39 and lost to the Fergus Falls Spartans 72-64 Saturday.
Kornbaum's 34 lift Flyers
ST. MICHAEL - Dan Kornbaum led all scorers with 34 points as the Little Falls Flyers defeated Zimmerman 72-56 in the Central Lakes Conference/Mississippi 8 Showcase Saturday.
W-DC places 3rd
PARK RAPIDS - Jordan Rentz improved to 6-1 on the season, pinning two opponents, as Wadena-Deer Creek placed third at the Park Rapids tournament Saturday.
Lakers outscore Patriots
DETROIT LAKES - Emily Erickson's second-period goal gave the Pequot Lakes Patriots a 3-2 lead in their non-conference game against Detroit Lakes.
State forecast for Wisconsin
Winter weather advisory for most of northern and portions of central wisconsin tonight and monday morning...
Weather drawing by Emily Rugloski in the Baxter fourth grade of Mrs. Christiansen.
State forecast for Iowa
.Tonight...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Snow north...Chance of freezing
State forecast for N.D.
...Wind chill advisory tonight and monday...
State forecast for S.D.
Tonight...Snow. Light accumulations most of the state. Lows zero to 10 below except as cold as 15 below far northwest and north central.
State forecast for Minnesota
...Winter weather advisory in effect tonight and monday morning for
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