BAXTER - Tuesday's 10-hour Republican Senate caucus meeting in Roseville, where Sen. Paul Gazelka was elected assistant majority leader, gave lawmakers a chance to "share from the heart" as well as plot political strategy, the first-term senator said.
Disappointment was apparent on faces of Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission members and airport officials this summer as they dealt with the announcement that Delta Air Lines was planning to eventually discontinue its service to Brainerd and several other small market cities.
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About 20 Mille Lacs Lake anglers and their rescuers all made it off the lake without injury Wednesday night and on Thursday a relieved Aitkin County Sheriff Scott A. Turner urged anglers on to be cautious in future outings.
Rick Adair, vice chairman of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission, is the new interim airport manager. He took a leave from the airport commission, a panel he's served on since 2007, to accept the post as interim airport manager.
BAXTER - With a GOP leadership shuffle assured in the Minnesota Senate after the abrupt resignation of Majority Leader Amy Koch, Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Baxter, said Friday he was open to serving his caucus as an assistant majority leader.
BAXTER - Area lawmakers all agreed this year's government shutdown was bad news but disagreed on how to prevent another one.
"We can't have a state shutdown again," Sen. John Carlson, R-Bemidji, said.
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