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Memo to the Brainerd School Board: Cancel spring break before adding missed days on the end of the year. I will probably catch a lot of guff on this. I'm just expressing my opinion is all.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 3:48pm

Brainerd Council President Cumberland spoke up again, in defense of city staff. This is typical of herself and most of the rest of the council, always praising and defending staff.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 3:48pm

Sad to see MNsure following the lead of Washington. Seems our state site is as screwed up as the national site.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 3:46pm

God's timing Be still and know I am God. Psalm 46:10a. God's timing is unique. The other night as I watched the snow fall, some snowflakes would turn to reflect the light from the yard light and sparkle.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 3:44pm

Do the real math on the proposed container deposit system and you'll find that a bottle bill costing more than $219 million a year will only get us an extra 2 percent on top of our total recycling rate of 46 percent.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 3:43pm

Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan has more time for constituents than other House members by refusing to waste working hours chasing dollars on the telephone.

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:26pm

I have been amazed at the recent comments in the Reader Opinion from elected officials on the Brainerd City Council.

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:26pm

Recently the Dispatch had a sizable report on the investigation of the Benghazi attack of 9-11-2012. The article used many words to inform us that it was an attack from the start and not a protest.

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:26pm

Council President Cumberland asked if I was going to inform the council, why there was overstaffing. She doesn't think there's any overstaffing.

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:26pm

Just a quick reminder of our next community conversation meeting this coming Tuesday evening, Senior Center, 6 p.m.

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 4:40pm