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We continually ask ourselves "How much is enough?" as a nation that we call a republic, we are in a rut and the rut is getting deeper and deeper every year, actually it is monthly.

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 4:46pm

We cannot go back to the horse and buggy. We must use new technology to turn the wheels of the automobile.

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 4:45pm

Ex-governor (Tim) Pawlenty is responsible for the spread of zebra mussels in Minnesota lakes, and because of his non-actions while in office, I don't think he should be considered for the vice president position in this upcoming election.

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 10:07pm

The State spends millions of dollars on tourist advertising with no measurable results. It probably has some effect, but once they get here they find that Minnesota could be a friendlier place. Maybe the advertising dollars could be reduced and a few simple “tourist friendly” measures enacted: ...

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 7:11pm

The Central Lakes Community Dental Clinic, part of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, would like to express deep thanks to the doctors, administration and staff of Brainerd Lakes Surgery Center.

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 7:11pm

Ammo control? I just can't help it! Ammunition control? People driving cars kill people. Reduce the amount of gas available. People over eating kills people. Reduce the amount of food available. I'm sure there is some fair way.

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 7:09pm

Mr. Keith Hansen, you finally did it! You wrote an editorial where I agreed with your every word. “Lakes Area Music Festival community concerts round out summer sounds,” was not only well written but also promoted one of the marvelous assets of summer time in the lakes area. Thank you for tellin...

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 7:05pm

I have heard from many members of your community since the meeting July 24 regarding the opening of a state-operated group home for people with mental and physical disabilities in Nokay LakeTownship.

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:41pm

We are all familiar with community newspapers, those newspapers that provide news coverage and community information to many small and medium-sized communities across the nation.

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:41pm

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:40pm