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.
Another warm-weather record was set Sunday as Brainerd reached a high of 76 degrees, surpassing the previous record that stood for 94 years.
Until Sunday, Brainerd's record high temperature topped out at 72 degrees in 1918.
Their job was to lead the way for safe passage in a dangerous landscape.
On a balmy, breezy Sunday afternoon in Brainerd, U.S. Army Reserve soldiers were recognized for their heroism and the uncounted lives saved by their efforts.