Opinion | BrainerdDispatch.com | Brainerd, Minnesota

When things don't go the way a child wants, he or she throws a tantrum. They kick and scream, hold their breath, say things that are unkind and act their age.

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 5:11pm

When Abigail Fisher sued the University of Texas at Austin (Fisher V. University of Texas) over "Texas' Top Ten Percent Law and race-blind holistic review," as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stated, she had hoped for a definitive ruling. She didn't get one.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 4:20pm

Once again our thanks for those who participated in and or donated to our Fourth Annual Military Family Fun Day at Cragun's Resort and Legacy.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 4:19pm

When does the government concoct its plans to add another tax to tax-burdened Americans? When they're distracted, of course. When everyone is outdoors camping, picnicking, taking vacation trips and otherwise preoccupied with life.

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 4:43pm

JUNE 24 20 years ago (1993) MnDOT's District 3, which includes the Brainerd lakes area, has been spared any of the statewide highway project deferrals due to federal cuts.

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 9:49pm

More good news. Minnesota is in a tie with California for the fifth fastest growing state economy in the nation. Minnesota and California gross domestic product (GDP) is growing at a 3.5 percent clip. Who's No.

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 9:49pm

Just when things seemed to be calming down, another issue surfaced that would lead even the most trusting soul to begin doubting one's government.

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 9:03pm

JUNE 23 20 years ago (1993) Everyone loves a parade.

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 9:03pm

Healthy skepticism is always a good frame of mind when it comes to government but that mind-set can be taken too far. Such is the case with many of the responses to the illegal revelations of electronic surveillance programs by Edward J.

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 4:19pm

Those who've been predicting economic doomsday since the United States, and much of the world, was hit by the economic downturn - dubbed the Great Recession - are beginning to sound a bit more optimistic about the overall economy.

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 9:21am