BAXTER - Jack Pine Brewery, with a small taproom for tasting and limited retail, was approved Tuesday by the Baxter City Council.
The taproom, with no more than 12 seats, was approved as an accessory to the brewery with a conditional use permit.
BAXTER - Reconsidering a previous decision, Baxter City Council members voted Tuesday to take another look at the Cypress Drive pedestrian bridge.
The council voted 4-1 to reconsider its previous action, putting a pause on bridge auction activity.
A decision on a civil lawsuit filed against Crow Wing County by union employees is expected Tuesday, May 15, union legal representatives reported.
The union is represented by Duluth attorneys Timothy Andrew and Jane Poole.
In 2009, 27.7 percent of deaths in Crow Wing County were from cardiovascular diseases, including strokes.
Statewide, there were 10,295 deaths that year for cardiovascular diseases. The American Heart Association reports an estimated 82.
Crow Wing County employees are suing the county, charging an unfair labor practice charge related to pay increases.
The civil lawsuit was brought by employees from some, but not all, the county's unions.
Foreclosures in Crow Wing County, which have been up-and-down since the beginning of 2012, dropped in April.
The number of homes in foreclosure spiked from 17 in February to 36 in March before settling down to 22 foreclosures in April.