One of the favorite features for many people to visit on our website was Spotted®.
We started using Spotted® to share (and make available for purchase) more of the great photos our staff and photographers were shooting at events, news scenes and sporting activities with our readers in 2005 when our previous owner, Morris Communications Co. released it for use.
With our sale to Forum Communications Co. this year, we lost the use of Spotted®, but we have been hard at work finding and shaping a replacement.
Just letting you know of the status' of the BrainerdDispatch.com and PineAndLake.com websites since our move to Forum Communications servers on Friday.
A list of section names follows:
Freewheeling reader comments, unedited and unattributable may be coming to an end.
I sat in on a weekly company technology conference call last week.
One of the items on the agenda was a report regarding another of our company's news operations and their switch to requiring all comments to be attributed by real name and commenting only allowed by subscribers.
These two requirements go hand-in-hand because the paid subscription information is where the real name is pulled from.
When I saw this morning that the Chiefs had released Matt Cassel, my immediate thought was "Please don't let anyone from the Vikings learn of this", we've tasted other teams leftovers for too many years.
Unfortunately, Cassel has just the stats that seem to invigorate the Viking's "We can rehabilitate this guy and he'll be good again" attitude that has rarely proved itself.