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Be a donor Yes, you may have this on your driver's license and upon your unforeseen death your organs and more would be donated to a great cause.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:12pm

Veterans should be proud Recently, a guest opinion from Andrew J. Bacevich questioned why veterans are proud of their accomplishments, even in wars they did not "win.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:12pm

Blessed Easter! As I was thinking of Easter, the Lord showed how the Bible and daily newspapers are alike. The Bible has sports with the Apostle Paul's references to running the race and fighting the good fight.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:11pm

I found Jan Burton's recent letter somewhat comical. We get to her real intent in the fifth paragraph with her cheap shot at Gary Scheeler. Seems like third grade playground behavior to me.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:05pm

Reading Ed Shaw’s pointed tutorial on “niceness” was very eye- opening, even for a blind person and a radio host who somehow managed to hold court 10 hours per week for two years before Councilman Scheeler decided to go to the radio station’s advertisers and do what he could to muzzle the ...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:05pm

Congratulations to our Brainerd School Board for showing fortitude and leadership in ensuring that our curriculum remains diverse and representative of the entire spectrum of our community, not just one segment.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:34pm

Why is it that a small band of angry extremists constantly resort to personal attacks against their opponents? Jan Burton was the latest, making an insulting joke about a city councilperson with no facts to back it up. What Ms.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:19am

A day after attending the Bataan Death March Ceremony, I was at the gas pump in Merrifield when a man walked up to me. He asked if I was a World War II veteran.

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:53pm

Celebrate library week April 13-19 book lovers from across the country will celebrate National Library week, a time to step back and appreciate what wonderful resources libraries are in our communities.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:47pm

'Check the record' response In the paper Mr. Lanz of Nisswa took issue with my "Political checklist response." Not surprising, but I think he missed the point.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:01am