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.
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.
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.
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.
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.