State efforts to establish a group home for adults with mental or physical disabilities in Nokay Lake Township were suspended Wednesday after neighbors protested the location of the home at an informational meeting Tuesday night.
A Minnesota Department of Human Services official who originally described a group home scheduled to open soon in Nokay Lake Township as a "done deal" said Tuesday he would ask Commissioner Lucinda Jesson to rescind the decision.
After nearly decade of running for office every two years, Brainerd City Council member Kevin Goedker is ready for a break.
The Ward 3 representative announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election to the post that represents northeast Brainerd.
BHS athletic site flooded
High Mississippi River levels and run-off from the Brainerd Public Library parking lot have combined to flood secondary football practice areas and grassy recreational areas at Brainerd High Schools' lower athletic site.