Wausau Paper is closing the Brainerd mill this spring, with production expected to cease in April.
The company announced the closure of the mill Thursday afternoon. Employees were told about 3:30 p.m. Thursday during company meetings.
Crow Wing County commissioners got a fresh update on a restructuring that is changing its community services division.
The restructuring meant moving from nine supervisors to three division managers - Luke Simonett, Gwen Anderson and Sheila Skogen.
Three Crow Wing County commissioners favor waiting, perhaps for years, before considering spending for a new law enforcement center.
Commissioners Rosemary Franzen, Paul Thiede and Paul Koering met as a committee of the board Tuesday morning.
BAXTER - Construction to extend Isle Drive could begin spring of 2014.
As the Baxter City Council looked at an Isle Drive and Elder Drive transportation study Tuesday, they were asked to look into the future.
It sounds like the plot in a science fiction movie.
An asteroid is hurtling toward Earth at 17,400 miles per hour. It's estimated to be 150 feet across. And it arrives - today.
But this asteroid is all science and no fiction.
Once a small resort with a few cabins, Peaceful Harbor Shores is going through another transformation.
Tuesday, the Crow Wing County Board approved Peaceful Harbor resortominium plans for the Rush Lake property in Ideal Township near Pequot Lakes.
Last spring and summer, two flooding events tested the Black Bear/Miller Lake Levee.
Tuesday, Crow Wing County commissioners approved spending to cover costs not reimbursed with the June disaster declaration.