On a late summer Sunday morning, 15 hours after he was arrested for shoplifting, a Brainerd native walked into a Crow Wing County jail cell and hanged himself from an upper bunk.
Jason Miller was taken off life support and died four days later.
A search for a new executive director is in the early stages as the Northland Arboretum begins its process to replace Dale Braddy.
Braddy had been at the operations helm of the nonprofit organization since 2005.
This Halloween, residents may want to have a few canned goods next to those miniature candy bars.
Brainerd High School's Key Club and Interact Club are combining their efforts to be part of We Scare Hunger.
For the first time since 2007, Brainerd's jobless rates was below 10 percent for four straight months.
The Brainerd unemployment rate dropped from 12 percent in April to 9.8 percent during the summer months of July and August.
Another chapter of library funding was heard by the Crow Wing County Board Tuesday.
In September, the board voted to fund the Kitchigami Regional Library System at $509,127 - the minimum amount required by the state.
A request to fund two additional positions for the sheriff's department in 2014 was denied.
The Crow Wing County Board took its budget committee recommendation and denied a sheriff's department request to add two staff members next year.
Acting as the town board for Unorganized Territory, Crow Wing County Board members denied a petition to take jurisdiction and thus maintenance of Outback Trail because it wasn't paved.
The gravel road is off Legionville Road north of Brainerd.
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