20 years ago (1993)
Although he may be best known for flying a plane down S. 6th Street some years ago, Brainerd residents also recognize Bill Van Essen for his 60-plus years of service to the community.
Minnesota's Sen. Amy Klobuchar-D joined with Utah's Orrin Hatch-R to repeal the tax on medical devices as proposed by the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. It was supported in one of the most bipartisan votes to date. By a vote of 79-20.
On Friday, March 15, when the slushy type
snow fell I waited in eagerness to have the snow emergency route in my
south Brainerd area plowed. It never happened. As a result we then had
a snow emergency route with 4-8 inches of frozen ice ruts to deal with.
One area was so bad that neither my neighbor...
Many people in Minnesota fail to recognize that a tax on corporations
is really a hidden tax on consumers.“Tax the rich oil corporations”
only causes an increase at the gas pump for consumers. Almost all
corporate taxes end up being paid by consumer price increases. I would
be interested in anyo...
Many years ago Martin Luther King gave a speech called ‘I have a dream.” In it he talked about peace and equality amongst the races in this country. His speech was an impassioned cry for all of us to get along and help each other in life’s journey. We made some strides towards his dream ...
A Brainerd area public official, one with experience in the world of journalism, stopped me the other day and asked why he should subscribe to the Brainerd Dispatch since he could get all the news he wanted for free off its website.
Early results in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) research into why the moose herd has declined dramatically in the last decade, it appears that the growth of the state's wolf pack is having a negative impact.