A rezoning request related to a dance hall business in St. Mathias Township was denied Tuesday.
Mark Malinowski requested amending the land use map from agricultural/forestry to commercial two for 2.5 acres.
Crow Wing County commissioners passed a new ordinance regulating adult businesses Tuesday.
The ordinance creates a situation where the county could prohibit something previously allowed within a city's limits.
Crow Wing County commissioners made a decision Tuesday that produced a rare event - sustained applause.
The plan, which still has a way to go before it's completed, would set aside the first designated scientific and natural area in the county.
Unseasonably hot, dry weather this winter and summer created a volatile wildfire season. In an about face of fortunes and with a wildfire burning near Nimrod, the cold weather is now hampering firefighting efforts.
March was madness and it had nothing to do with basketball or brackets.
Instead the balmy breezes more familiar to summer came early and shattered records for the warmest March since records started being kept in 1931.
The Lakes Grill and Bar is opening 11 a.m. April 16 just off Highway 371 North near Brainerd International Raceway in the building that formerly housed Matty's restaurant, which closed unexpectedly a few weeks ago.
BAXTER - Early spring is seen as an advantage in housing market and a Baxter mortgage business is poised to grow as the economy recovers.
Tom Hice started Tower Mortgage as an independently owned and operated lakes area business in 2000.