Crow Wing County paid $12,550 in per diem reimbursements in addition to the base salary and expenses for commissioners in 2013.
Commissioners have a base salary of $28,051, which is largely unchanged since 2008.
MILFORD - Death in a black flood came quickly.
Fifteen minutes after the first sign of trouble and it was over. A fast moving inky mix of mud and water filled the Milford Mine. Forty-one men were dead. Seven survived.
It happened 90 years ago - Feb.
Law books sit neatly on shelves defying the passing of years. They remind Don Ryan of being 14 and blowing dust off the books at his family's law office. The Ryan law office had a lengthy history in Brainerd.
Stan Borle glided off the trail on his cross-country skis on what could be described as a warm day for this season's winter.
The temperature was about 18 degrees but the southern breeze wasn't providing as much warmth as hoped.