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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

Our hope for tomorrow The young people of today are our hope for tomorrow. It's important for us as parents, caring adults and communities to help set young people on the path for a healthy future and support them as they work to create positive change.

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

Serenade for council Larry Fisk, singer/composer, made history at the Little Falls City Council meeting April 7, 2014, work session, when he serenaded audience members and the council with his song titled "We Need Peace, the Camp Ripley Song.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:00am

Brainerd should buy the dam Last week I wrote a letter to this paper talking about the (Brainerd) dam purchase. I had a lot of questions that I felt hadn't been answered and that was the main reason I wrote the letter.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:00am