Citing environmental concerns, Liberty Diversified International’s (LDI’s) chairman and CEO informed the city of Brainerd Tuesday it was no longer interested in a possible purchase of the Wausau paper mill in northeast Brainerd.
News of Liberty Diversified’s interest in the plant became public...
Maury Mogensen is 80 years old but to fellow members of the World War II and Korean War Veterans Last Man's Club he's just a kid.
"He's a baby," World War II veteran Al Carter, 86, of Pine River, said in a phone interview this week.
Liberty Paper Co. of Becker, identified on Friday by Brainerd city officials as the firm that's interested in purchasing Wausau Paper Co. in Brainerd, will make a presentation at a city council meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday.
Central Minnesotans on Wednesday remembered former U.S. Sen. Rod Grams, R-Minn., as a friendly and approachable politician and radio station owner.
Grams, who owned three Little Falls radio stations, died Tuesday night at his home in Crown.
Two Republican House members, who opposed the establishment of MNsure, Minnesota's new health insurance exchange at the Legislature, haven't grown any fonder of the program that kicked off Tuesday.
Minority Leader Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, and Rep.
Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson said MNsure is there to help people who have no insurance, people who have preexisting health conditions and small businesses that will now receive the advantages larger firms receive by buying coverage in bulk.
The new health insurance exchange p...