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A woman reacts with emotion during a Day of Prayer event in Brainerd in October 2001. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Charlotte Daniels, Central Lakes College director of admissions, reacted Sept. 11, 2001, as news events unfolded on televisions at the college after terrorists attacked targes in New York City and Washington, D.C. By her side is faculty member Betsy Picciano, who was also watching the events with students. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd Dispatch employees watch news coverage Sept. 11, 2001, in a conference room at the Dispatch offices. File Photo / Brainerd Dispatch
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Adam Arvig, 13, center, showed friends Zach Werner, 13, left, and Rex Roach, 13, photos at Pequot Lakes School he took of the World Trade Center while on a recent vacation. He also brought to school a copy of the Sept. 12, 2001, Star Tribune. Dispatch File Photo
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A sign outside the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce building below the historic water tower reads "God Bless America" on Sept. 11, 2001, in downtown Brainerd. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
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Pequot Lakes High School social studies teacher Tony Maurer talks to his students Sept. 12, 2001, in the aftermath of 9/11. Twenty years later, Maurer recalls discussing the presidential line of succession with his classes, in the event there was an attack on the White House. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Members of the Brainerd Warriors swimming team hold a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks before their meet Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
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Arlene Lazorik, customer service agent with Northwest Airlink, fields telephone calls Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001, at Brainerd-Crow Wing County Regional Airport terminal. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
The front page of the Brainerd Daily Dispatch on Sept. 12, 2001.
The front page of the Brainerd Daily Dispatch on Sept. 11, 2001.
The front page of the Brainerd Daily Dispatch on Sept. 14, 2001.
The front page of the Brainerd Daily Dispatch on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001.