Guest Columns | | Brainerd, Minnesota

WASHINGTON — The trial of George Zimmerman, accused of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, inevitably and quickly devolved into a contest of who is more racist — the victim or the accused? The question was inevitable because the prosecution is basing its case largely on the suggestion that Zimmerma...

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 5:14pm

"What do you do with a BA in English? What is my life going to be? Four years of college and plenty of knowledge Have earned me this useless degree.

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 5:42pm

The headline on a Guest Opinion in the Brainerd Dispatch (June 23) declared in a bold font that, "Jesus, the Messiah, is No Myth.

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 9:14pm

".the United States Supreme Court issued rulings in two highly anticipated same-sex marriage cases: United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 9:17pm

In June the Brainerd School Board voted to eliminate Brainerd High School (BHS) class rank. Since that vote I have received questions from community members regarding the reasoning behind the change.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 9:01pm

It is not hard to identify some major losers in the legislation and executive orders from our federal government throughout U.S. history.

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 4:32pm

The renewed interest in northern Minnesota's large non-ferrous metal deposits is focused on the environment versus jobs issue.

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 5:12pm

After 12 years of fighting, the Taliban in Afghanistan have announced they are ready to talk peace with the United States. The Taliban opened a political office in Qatar.

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

WASHINGTON - The headlines were immediate: All-women jury chosen for George Zimmerman's trial.

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

President Barack Obama is expected to make a decision in the next few months on the Keystone XL project. As the debate heats up, I worry that the shorthand used in talking about the issue obscures the real point. I'm a pro-pipeline senator.

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