Hikers on Crow Wing County trails could have a new reason to break out their smartphones.
A Quick Response code, or a QR code, is that square barcode now prevalent on everything from Tupperware catalogs to television programs.
Crow Wing County continues leadership training series and movement to change how it manages performance.
"It's part of our organized effort to move the county towards a more performance management culture," Administrator Tim Houle said.
The Westgate Mall's renovation project to add two stores is nearing completion.
"We're working feverishly," said Ed Bogacki, project manager for Eidco Construction, and the progress on the mall's west end.
The Brainerd lakes area received about 1.61 inches of rain in Monday's downpour and has added to that total with .06 inches on Wednesday and .01 inches as of Thursday afternoon, the Department of Natural Resources reported.
BAXTER - If you build it, people will come, at least that's the saying.
On Tuesday, the question before the city of Baxter wasn't whether a path to Olive Garden should be constructed, but who would pay for it.