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A beggar free from care is richer than a troubled king.

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 8:00pm

Sixteen percent voter turnout in the Primary election reads the headline. We can do better and we will in the general election. What can each of us do between now and Nov.

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 7:58pm

Do you think three curtain calls were enough to show our appreciation for the fabulous opera, “The Magic Flute,” put on Wednesday night by the Lakes Area Music Festival? The orchestra’s music was flawless, the costumes were dazzling, the singing professionally spectacular and the staging by di...

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 7:56pm

It’s time to celebrate. The water level on North Long Lake reached “ordinary.” The other time the water reached “ordinary” was in 1940....

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 7:56pm

I suggest that voters do know the critical part that government plays in our lives and we don't have to be reminded. What some voters want is some politician who will tell the truth about the debt and spending .

Thu, 08/16/2012 - 7:08pm

The last week of July we held a dance camp here in Brainerd. During their stay at The Lodge, a team of 16 members from New Richmond, Wis. lost three of their classmates back home in a car accident.

Thu, 08/16/2012 - 4:20pm

It’s not for us to judge A recent letter cited the first chapter of the book of Isaiah as representing a picture of America today. Without noting anything specific, she concluded that liberals have removed biblical principles from American life.

Wed, 08/15/2012 - 5:56pm

Successful book sale Our thanks to everyone involved in the recent Crosslake Area Library book sale. Your participation and patronage made this year's sale another great success.

Wed, 08/15/2012 - 4:34pm

In response to a recent letter to the editor from a local banker, there are more than a few reasons that support the relevancy of credit unions.

Tue, 08/14/2012 - 4:47pm

Is it time for a change on the Brainerd City Council? Mr. Olson packages a pretty folder of his interpretation of the city accounting procedures. When he was on the Personnel and Finance Committee, he refused to attend meetings.

Tue, 08/14/2012 - 4:25pm