Timothy S. Yeh, son of Timothy and Kathleen Yeh, Nisswa, was named to the Ohio Northern University dean's list for the fall quarter 2008-09. He is a second year pharmacy major.
Raw wind chases snow
As predicted, a severe winter storm slammed the Brainerd area Sunday, dropping almost a foot of snow in some places and making a mess out of roadways.
No gifts, please
Austin Minske has a wisdom about Christmas few his age have discovered. All he wants is to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas - the birthday of Jesus - with his family.
This is your farewell kiss, you dog!
A wintry kickoff to the week
Navigation through downtown Brainerd was treacherous as heavy snowfall made it difficult or, in more than one instance, impossible for vehicles to move. Brainerd Dispatch/Kelly Humphrey
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MOTLEY - Rosemary Jex, age 77, of Motley, passed away Saturday morning at Lakewood Health Systems Hospital in Staples.
Linda St. John
Linda St. John, age 62, resident of Brainerd, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
Jack Braden, age 63, resident of Brainerd, died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
Joan C. Hite
EMILY - Joan Clare Hite, age 70, of Emily, died Dec. 13, 2008, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
Jack C. Schreiber Jr.
AITKIN - Jack C. Schreiber Jr., 75, of Aitkin, died Dec. 11, 2008, at Cuyuna Regional Care Center, Crosby.
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Obama's Gitmo problem
Call it the other mess Barack Obama will inherit from George W. Bush.
OTHER OPINION: MATH TEST
Students in the class of 2010 will have to pass a new, much more difficult math test to graduate high school.
Big crowds could cause trouble
I don't think anybody knows what's going to happen. ... (But) this inauguration is going to be very big. That bit of under- and overstatement from D.C. tourist honcho William A. Hanbury pretty much sums up the quandary facing the battalion of local, regional and national officials in charge of next month's inaugural events. They have to prepare for the unknown - and it is clear that to deal with this extraordinary event, unprecedented planning and cooperation will be needed.
Raiders shoot down Ridgewater
WILLMAR - Stephanie Neugebauer scored 17 points and Becky Skiba netted 14 to propel the Central Lakes College Raiders women's basketball team to a 60-51 victory over Ridgewater Saturday.
Cardinals fall at home to Mounds View
STAPLES - Jordan Riewer poured in 34 points, including six 3-pointers, but the Staples-Motley Cardinals fell to Mounds View 70-60 Saturday in a non-conference boys' basketball game.
W-DC, BH/V each finish 2-1
PARK RAPIDS - The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines and Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders each finished 2-1 Saturday at the Park Rapids Dual meet wrestling tournament.
Walker, Warriors walk away with titles
The Brainerd Warriors started strong on the bars and carried the momentum through to a first-place finish at the Brainerd gymnastics meet Saturday.
Flyers capture runner-up trophy
Behind the strength of 19 pins, and one victory by injury default, the Little Falls Flyers scored their highest finish in the Paul Bunyan tournament Saturday at Brainerd High School.
Flyer girls top Grand Rapids invite
GRAND RAPIDS - Beth Hauer placed second followed by Jackie Thelen in third and Molly Binger in fifth as the Little Falls Flyers girls' Nordic ski team won Saturday's Grand Rapids Invite.
Mutz wins title
Brainerd senior Brandon Mutz was determined, after an earlier loss, to take the Paul Bunyan tourney title.
AREA SPORTS SHORTS
The Brainerd Warriors boys' sophomore basketball team defeated Sauk Rapids 76-38 Friday.
Howard, PL Patriots deliver first loss to LF Flyers
LITTLE FALLS - Mindy Howard's 23 points and six rebounds led the Pequot Lakes Patriots past the Little Falls Flyers 78-63 in non-conference girls' basketball Saturday.
Lightning move to 6-0 with win
DULUTH - Derik Midthun and Collin Burke's first-period goals held up to lead the Northern Lakes Lightning to a 2-1 non-conference boys' hockey victory over Duluth Central Saturday.
Raiders stumble to Ridgewater
WILLMAR - Quentin Wilford scored 16 points as the Central Lakes College men' basketball team lost a tight 81-78 non-division game to Ridgewater Saturday.
State forecast for Iowa
.Winter weather advisory in effect until 8 am cst this morning
Wisconsin state forecast
Winter storm warning far northwest through this morning...
State forecast for N.D.
Wind chill warning statewide this morning...
A snowy season
Weather drawing by Isabelle Solinsky in the Baxter third grade of Ms. Hemstad.
State forecast for S.D.
Wind chill warning statewide this morning and northeast this afternoon...
State forecast for Minnesota
Winter storm warning this morning northeast then a wind chill
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