Riverside Elementary School students of the month for November are Jaeger Sypnieski, Blake Cummings, Makayla Snow, Blake Schibonski, Grant Monaghan, Jordyn Sullivan, Ethan Ferrian, Mackenzie Grams, Jordan Swenson, Colton Jacob, Grace Erholtz, Luke Anderson, Noah True, Becky Smith, Lauryn Simonson, Anna Herath, Kennedi Paschall, Zachary Rushmeyer and Matt Tautges.
A happy-looking sheet of ice covered Stoney Brook at Fritz Loven Park in Lake Shore on Saturday. Brainerd Dispatch/ Kelly Humphrey
Brainerd man dies in snowmobile crash
A 33-year-old Brainerd man died in a snowmobile crash at about 4:15 p.m. Sunday on Leisure Lane on the south shores of Upper South Long Lake in Maple Grove Township.
Stoney Brook winter
Swirling, open water and snow-covered ice converged Saturday at Stoney Brook in Fritz Loven Park in Lake Shore. Brainerd Dispatch/ Kelly Humphrey
People need money in their pockets to spend. That'll get our economy going again.
This was Brainerd
30 years ago (1978) - Miss Brainerd, Irene Rangen, will represent the city at the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif. She will be sponsored by Brainerd Community Federal Credit Union and the Brainerd Jaycees.
For the love of the game
Enduring the 80-minute drive from Aitkin to the Brainerd Area Civic Center and back proved Ellen Raushel's love for hockey.
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Virginia M. Blakesley
Virginia M. (Sharratt) Blakesley, age 87, of Ross Lake Township, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby, Minn.
Affairs of the political heart
I don't love America. That's what conservatives are always telling liberals like me. Their love, they insist, is truer, deeper and more complete. Then liberals, like all people who are accused of not loving something, stammer, get defensive and try to have sex with America even though America will then accuse us of wanting it for its body and not its soul. When America gets like that, there's no winning.
First lady: A job worth a paycheck
First lady. First mom. Mom in chief. No - none of these titles works. And therein lies the problem.
OTHER OPINION: NONPROFITS
This is, by almost any account, the most economically challenging holiday season since the Great Depression. As the unemployment rolls grow by hundreds of thousands, and net worths and 401(k) savings plummet, it may seem reasonable to decide that charity is someone else's responsibility. But now, more than ever, is the time to answer the call of beneficence, whether by donating money or time.
Sneep, BC again eye Frozen Four
In Carl Sneep's first two seasons at Boston College the Eagles have won the Frozen Four championship and were national runners-up.
State forecast for N.D.
Winter weather advisory early this morning northeast...
State forecast for Minnesota
Winter weather advisory this morning for far northern minnesota...
State forecast for S.D.
Winter weather advisory far north central and northeast tonight and tuesday...
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly cloudy north...With a chance of light snow. Partly to mostly sunny south. Highs from the mid 20s northwest...To the upper 30s south.
State forecast for Iowa
.Today...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy.
Weather drawing by Megan Ryden of Ms. Hemstad's third-grade class at Baxter school.
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