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City of Brainerd received only two bids. The high bid from Tri-City Paving for $8,000 was approved by the city council. The high bid was about half of what the city engineer wanted. About $15,000 to $17,500 was the city’s expectations. This notice was also sent to all bidders. “The City of Brai...

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 5:32pm

Take back responsibility Yes, we need to take back responsibility for education back to the parents and local community. Where there is more motive to care to our children and our neighbor's children.

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:16pm

I am a lifelong Democrat, but I am starting to lose faith as science loses ground in our D.C. administration.

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 8:52pm

More on school lunches Mr. Radzidlo stated in his response to my recent editorial that if a hot lunch is taken from a student that cannot pay for it, it is done in a discreet and respectful manner.

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 11:32pm

More Obama lies Recently Obama said "I've got a pen, and I've got a phone.

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 11:31pm

All the Obama gloom-and-doom fiction that’s been floating around for the last five years confirms that he is really an inspiration to many Americans, especially nut-jobs. Ever since he first appeared on stage, a cottage industry of conservative conspiracy theorists have churned out a vat of paranoid, bizarre and racist rubbish.

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 5:07pm

Finding common ground on Alzheimer's Alzheimer's is not a Republican or Democratic issue - it affects us all.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 10:44pm

Enjoy Kathio's snow About 30-40 people of all ages, from elders to children maybe 8 years old, got together at the Interpretive Center at Kathio State Park (originally part of the Mille Lacs Band Reservation), south of the Grand Casino.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 10:43pm

Pete Boelter from North Branch’s letter to the editor, in which he referred to the Brainerd Dispatch’s reporting of comments made by Stewart Mills was uninformed. I was at the event and recorded Stewart’s speech. The Dispatch misrepresented Stewart’s comments. What Stewart said was that in h...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 6:29pm

According to John Kerry, head of the U.S. State Department, I must be a "flat earth" believer because I believe global warming is more hype than fact.

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 9:49pm