Brainerd School District voters headed to the polls Nov. 8 and voted "Yes, Yes."
Voters approved the first operating levy question, which asked for a renewal of $199.24 per pupil, with 7,036 yes votes, or 70.57 percent, to 2,934, or 29.42 percent.
Will Middleton isn't your typical 10-year-old.
The Pequot Lakes fourth-grader decided he didn't want any Christmas presents this year. Instead, he asked his family and friends to donate money or buy necessary items for Minnesota homeless teens.
BAXTER - The City of Baxter must have made Santa's "nice" list this holiday season.
After a long economic drought, the city is positioning itself for a commercial building boom in 2012 if plans continue.
The Brainerd City Council Monday approved tentative contract agreements settled between the city and five of its seven bargaining groups.
The council negotiated a 1 percent wage increase for employees, effective Jan. 1, 2011, a .
Less than a week before Christmas, Christmas for Kids is low on funds and is hoping the community will help with monetary donations to make the holiday season a bit brighter for area low-income children and their families.
The Brainerd City Council Monday reduced its 2012 levy by $252,350, a 6 percent reduction.
The council approved the total 2012 levy at $3,953,486. Council member Bob Olson made the recommendation, which passed unanimously.