Should the Brainerd Council read letters aloud during the council session or simply acknowledge the receipt?
That was an issue before the Brainerd City Council Monday. The letter issue came up in response to a Jan.
A policy discussion Monday had Brainerd council members considering if more hiring oversight was better management or micromanagement.
The council committees met and talked about the issue separately before reporting back to the council session.
The couple seated before Brian Richter's desk had a plastic resealable bag of jewelry, a few coins and a lot of hope they'd find enough precious metals in the lot to pay for a truck repair.
In the end, they got about $180.
What is the right balance between ensuring eligible voters are able to cast their ballots while barring those without voting rights from the polls?
That was one of the issues before a panel discussion at the Crow Wing County Voting Rights Forum Thursday night. The forum drew about 60 people to the c...