Crow Wing County commissioners expect to discuss alternatives to the fire protection contracts for Unorganized Territory.
The county needs to give a year's notice if making a change from the Brainerd Fire Department.
BAXTER - Small changes to a commercial property will no longer trigger a need to put in landscape islands and plant trees in the parking lots in Baxter.
The city council voted Tuesday to loosen the landscape requirements.
Jobless rates have dropped at least a little as the summer season expands into seasonal hiring.
Brainerd's unemployment rate has been dropping steadily since 15.4 percent in January to 12 percent as of April.
Messages move across the screens advertising deals, meals and more.
Motorists are familiar with the digital upgrade to animated advertising along streets and highways in Brainerd and Baxter. They've been allowed in both cities.