Grass and wildfire season came early in the Brainerd lakes area as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fought five grass fires in the area since Saturday - including a 75-acre wild fire located about six miles east of Hackensack.
By MIKE O'ROURKE
Despite reservations expressed about cuts to the Brainerd School District's program for gifted and talented students, the Brainerd School Board Monday cut approximately $551,000 from its 2012-13 budget.
The name of the 22-year-old Pine River man who was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital with serious head injuries after he was assaulted in a Lake Shore parking lot early Sunday morning was released Monday.
Brainerd area couple wins radio wedding contest
Lacey McCulley and Dylan Eschenbacher of the Brainerd area, who qualified as one of four finalist couples in a St. Cloud radio station's Grand Wedding Giveaway, have won.
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
March 19, 2012
Brainerd City Hall
_____ Mayor Wallin
_____ K. Bevans
_____ K. Goedker
_____ D. Parks
_____ B. Cumberland
_____ R. Olson
_____ L. Nesheim
_____ M. Koep
1. Call to Order.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint Monday against a Republican lawmaker over his handling of allegations of infidelity against former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, who was spared of her own inquiry.
The complaint against Sen. Geoff Michel accuses him of ...