Weather Forecast


Wet, blustery weather for the weekend


Out with the old and in with the new will be assisted by a blustery wind as 2011 gives way to 2012.

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for Saturday with a forecast that calls for a strong northwest wind of 25 to 35 mph that may gust as high as 40 mph to 55 mph in central Minnesota. Dense fog was predicted to be common across west central and south central portions of the state late Friday into New Year’s Eve.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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