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Rise above politics As the Olympics come to a close I think back to watching the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics.

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 5:41pm

Not affiliated with BLVC Eleven or 12 years ago a group of individuals formed a committee called the Brainerd Lakes Veteran Center (BLVC) with the idea of building a center to house all local veteran organizations.

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 5:41pm

Brainerd recently approved the purchase of a new street sweeper and went out for bids on the older of the two street sweepers the city owns.

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 6:41pm

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