Do you wish you could set your own salary? Minnesota's lawmakers can and they don't want anything to do with the process. Their squeamishness is understandable since few votes are harder to explain to constituents than a vote raising one's own salary.
Dr. Al Ahlgrim has two gravesites he would have liked to have visited this Memorial Day but, living in Oregon, he was between those two disparate locations - Brainerd's Evergreen Cemetery and National Memorial Cemetery in Honolulu.
After serving in the minority during the recently concluded 2013 legislative session, two central Minnesota state senators reflected on the session this week and on the impact of the laws that were enacted under DFL leadership.
Members of the Brainerd Salvation Army's Emergency Disaster Services Team may not have put out any blazes in the Green Valley fire that claimed 55 homes and buildings in the Menahga area, but their presence was very much appreciated.
Andy Cilek, president and co-founder of the Minnesota Voters Alliance, on Tuesday gave Brainerd Rotary Club members an abbreviated preview of his organization's side of a voting rights lawsuit against Crow Wing and state officials.
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