Rep. John Ward, DFL-Brainerd, touted the DFL jobs plan at a news conference at Central Lakes College, maintaining that job creation and retention should be the Legislature's top priority.
Appearing with Ward was Rep. Tim Mahoney, DFL-St. Paul.
Cecil McCollough, 95, a longtime Brainerd area resident whose wartime experiences included service in Great Britain's Women's Auxiliary Air Force, died Tuesday at Good Samaritan Village-Bethany in Brainerd.
Brainerd City Council member Bob Olson has asked the council to consider requesting the resignations of two Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission members in a letter which raised possible violations of the open meeting law and the city’s conflict of interest policy.
Olson has requested th...
Two economic development professionals Thursday strived to explain why Brainerd's unemployment rate is so high at the League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area's meeting. The city's unemployment rate in December was 11.
When a stranger in an ocean-side Haitian community handed Tracey Malone of Baxter a baby, in hopes the infant might have a better life with her in the United States the enormity of the problems in that ravaged country hit home with her.