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...
A single vehicle rollover Friday sheared off a power pole on Red Pine Road, near Highway 18 East, causing lights to flicker and computers to shut down miles away.
No one was reported injured in the crash, which was reported at 9:45 p.m.
Trileene Macho is convinced her teenage son's life is on a better course because of his Kinship Partner.
"For my son, it's been amazing," Macho said.
Kinship Partners matches volunteer adult mentors with children between the ages of 5 and 14.
Home-care jobs are increasing in the Brainerd lakes area as the Little Falls office reports it is hiring an estimated 10-30 employees this year in health care and registered nursing positions in and around Brainerd.
BAXTER - The waiting rooms are empty and the halls are quiet at the new medical clinic in Baxter, but that will change soon.
After years of planning and months of construction, the Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Baxter Clinic will open Feb. 6.