As the thermometer passed 54 degrees early Tuesday afternoon, another daily high temperature was set in what has been a record-setting warm winter in the Brainerd area.
March 13's previous high record was set in 2007.
Cass County is up and running on its new 800-megahertz radio system, allowing police, fire and emergency service personnel to communicate on any number of channels across the county, region and even the state.
For the third year the College Drive Reconstruction project remained a controversial topic for the city of Brainerd.
In 2011 the council, by a narrow margin, approved increasing the project from $6.9 million to about $9.4 million. More than $4.
A brutal assault during the early morning hours of Feb. 6 in downtown Brainerd left one man with significant head injuries, another man with a year-long jail sentence and a third man with a prison sentence.