More than 40 parents turned out for the first Riverside Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) meeting Tuesday night, many with the same concerns in mind: the latest pick-ups of children at the elementary school.
For Jodi Kennedy, the excitement felt on the first day of school was similar to that felt by the more than 620 kindergarten through fourth graders at Riverside Elementary School. A new school year, and for Kennedy, a new school.
To allow for more time to review, Brainerd City Council members granted a 60-day extension on the decision of whether to approve Justin Imgrund’s application for conditional use permit for an automotive sales and service business on Washington and Northwest Second streets....
Brand-new tennis shoes and cartoon character backpacks stocked with freshly sharpened pencils and notebooks were in full force throughout the Brainerd lakes area Tuesday as summer vacation came to an end with the first day of school.
Brainerd City Council President Mary Koep said she appreciated the time and research council member Bob Olson put into his review of city finances, but further discussion on it was put to an end Monday night.