Buster would have loved this park.
Spanning 47,000 square feet of grass and speckled trees, there's a view of the river and even a few out-of-commission fire hydrants.
It's the ultimate dog playground, and it opens June 1.
Tree planting was in the books for a group of students at Harrison Elementary School.
The lesson Thursday was part of a delayed Arbor Day celebration, which was pushed back a couple of weeks because of the weather.
An effort to close education gaps between white students and those of color is now officially supported by Brainerd schools.
A trio leading the effort appeared before the Brainerd School Board during a special meeting Wednesday, asking for support.
Some of Trevor Fisher's classmates found any excuse to stay home from school.
Upset stomach, a cold, flu or unfinished paper - parents hear them all. But not Fisher. He hasn't missed a single day of school. Ever.
There's a projected $412,908 budget deficit for the Brainerd Public Schools fiscal year 2013.
A second revision of the Brainerd Public Schools 2012-13 school year budget was approved at the Finance Committee meeting Thursday.