Demolition at the former site of the Brainerd State Hospital is continuing this spring, bringing an end to a facility that once employed many workers and in 1967 cared for an average daily population of 1,294 residents.
There was good news late Thursday for proponents of the Mississippi Northwoods Project - the effort to preserve the scenic, undeveloped property along the Mississippi River, just north of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport.
Arriving in Brainerd a half-hour ahead of schedule, no one could blame the 27 soldiers of Higher Headquarters Co. 1-194th Armor Combined Arms Battalion (HHC 1-194 AR CAB) for being anxious to finally return home.
Norm Siekman of rural Cushing announced his candidacy for the GOP endorsement for the House District 9B seat Thursday, stating he'll emphasize jobs and responsive education in his campaign.
Siekman, 65, will run for the seat that many presumed Rep.
Gaynard Brown, director of the cooperative that supports special education programs at the Nisswa Elementary School, said Tuesday state officials told him they found no breaches of due process and no indications children were being mistreated at the school. They said there would be no further invest...
With each passing year Bataan Death March survivor Walt Straka marvels at his own good fortune as he remembers his fellow soldiers who died during the brutal trek to a Japanese prison camp at World War II's outset.
Brainerd airport and civic officials met last week with top executives of Great Lakes Airlines, the carrier which has been tabbed to eventually replace Delta Airlines at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport.
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What is a "living wage" for a family of four in the Brainerd Lakes Area?