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The Lake Area Concert Association has been an important part of the cultural life of the Brainerd area for 60-plus years. In 1940, a community concert series was initiated. The first concert was the Don Cossack Chorus.

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 3:54pm

Everyone should see the movie “2016” before the election. If, after seeing this movie, you still vote for Obama you have no regards for your children or grandchildren’s future.

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 3:53pm

Al, thanks for writing to the paper in response to my article, that "made my day" to coin a Clint Eastwood line. The part about GS employees from 1950 to 2003 was from the Government Executive magazine, Feb. 2004.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 5:36pm

Curing headaches Put your heels up on a chair for two minutes. Stand up quickly and hour headache should be gone.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 5:36pm

Yes to marriage After reading a Reader Opinion on Monday, Sept. 17, I reflected on my family. My oldest sister could not marry in the Catholic church for the same reason - she was marring a Lutheran boy.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 5:36pm

Dear Mr. Romney We citizens need to see your tax returns so we too can figure out how to starve our government. I'm impressed that you are returning us to "survival of the fittest" principles that guided our nation for the first 150 years.

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 9:49pm

A friend stopped over last weekend. He is an over-the-road truck driver. We were discussing everything he sees while driving. A big thing he sees is people driving with their knees while texting. This is very frightening.

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 8:54pm

Good editorial on the plight of incomes in the US. Your statistics are probably valid but your conclusion is way off the mark.

Fri, 09/21/2012 - 5:37pm

Got sanity? All Americans must remember that insanity is defined as "continuing to do the same things while expecting a different result".

Fri, 09/21/2012 - 5:37pm

These constitutional amendments brought to the ballot this year accomplish everything the Republicans say they're against.

Fri, 09/21/2012 - 5:37pm