Little more than one week has passed since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that left 26 people - 20 of them children - dead. The shock and evil behind it seems to have forced many to ask and wonder why.
It looks like winter has most definitely arrived in the Brainerd lakes area this year. Blanketed in white and temperatures expected out of Minnesota winters, this year looks to be the complete opposite of what was seen less than a year ago.
Ongoing since spring 2012 - with discussion and disputes dating to years before that - construction on College Drive was completed in fall 2012. Included in that completion, the city of Brainerd introduced drivers and the community to roundabouts Oct.
Brainerd City Council members faced a difficult decision Monday night in regard to Brainerd Fire Chief Kevin Stunek and his pay as a full-time department head and as a member of the fire department's paid on-call staff.
What do you want to see in the Brainerd community and how do the citizens and Brainerd City Council make that happen?
That and other questions were posed Tuesday evening at the The Center, formerly the Brainerd Lakes Area Senior Activity Center, in the first of monthly community meetings organized b...
Brainerd City Council approved the final 2013 budget and property tax levy of $3,953,486 Monday night, keeping it the same as the preliminary budget - presented Dec. 10 - and the same as the 2012 levy.
Of the total levy, $1.