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On Aug. 29, the Greater Lakes Association of Realtors hosted a candidate forum. It included a very informative update on what is happening in St. Paul regarding property owners' rights and real estate related issues.

Sun, 09/02/2012 - 4:15pm

To design and build a city that is cool enough that our children don't want to leave is a worthy goal for us all to work toward. One of the aspects of a community that provides quality livability is green space.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 6:05pm

Chip Borkenhagen is just what Brainerd needs on city council. We need a solid businessperson and longtime community advocate who is not a career politician.

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 6:05pm

Recently in an interview with the Associated Press, President Obama said that Mitt Romney was “extreme” because of his views on downsizing government. Here are some quotes from some of our founding fathers that he must really think are extreme if Romney is too conservative.

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 4:07pm

Much has been made of President Obama's "you didn't build that" remark. I beg to differ Mr. President, it's true that most people in this country didn't physically build the roads, bridges and infrastructure.

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 4:07pm

I haven't heard one Republican-leaning person complain about how their political party wants to pretty much end birth control methods for women, have you? Not one that I know seems to care.

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 4:06pm

As a former resident of Baxter, I can attest to the chronic problem of leaf burning that occurs in Baxter on a regular basis.

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 4:06pm

To the person who on Aug. 27 left four kittens to die in the sun by leaving left them in a cardboard box along Crosslake’s Pine Bay Road: Shame on you! Gerry Brine Crosslake...

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 5:35pm

Vote no In November Minnesotans will face a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the freedom to marry. There are certainly things that Minnesotans disagree about. some will vote for Obama and some will vote for Romney.

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 5:32pm

I don’t remember if it was Orchestra Hall or the Ordway, but I do remember that at one of those amazing spaces the guests for the very first performance were the hundreds of workers who built the facility.

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 4:19pm