Stewart Mills III, who was described Monday by the chair of the Aitkin County Republican Party as someone who is "clearly serious about a bid for the U.S. Congressional 8th District seat," may be inching closer to a formal candidacy.
Brainerd residents who turned out Monday night to consider the city's future expressed support for specific priorities the Brainerd City Council identified, but also voiced frustration at government spending.
Jim Rabehl, who served 28 years on the Brainerd School Board, was remembered Thursday as a gentleman and as someone who listened carefully before voting on education issues.
Rabehl died Tuesday at Country Manor in Sartell. He was 79.
Monday's Little Falls City Council meeting came to an early and abrupt halt when Little Falls activist Robin Hensel set up signs and came into council chambers wearing butterfly glasses and what she described as a "funky evening gown.
A stiff south wind blew gray clouds across Crow Wing County Fairgrounds Thursday as veterans and others trickled in to see the recently assembled Traveling Wall - a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.
Do you wish you could set your own salary? Minnesota's lawmakers can and they don't want anything to do with the process. Their squeamishness is understandable since few votes are harder to explain to constituents than a vote raising one's own salary.