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The election I hear over and over again the phrase that our vote this fall will not be so much a vote for Romney but a vote against Obama. Reading between the lines this says to me that it is a vote for the lesser of two evils.

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:24pm

Aah . . . hard to believe, not quite three weeks till the beginning of the Crow Wing County Fair! I just happened to pick up the 2012 Exhibitors Guide for the fair, and frankly got lost in it for the next couple of hours.

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:24pm

Last Tuesday’s (Crow Wing) county board meeting show that our board members do not care or believe in preserving any of our remaining farmland, even with a signed petition from 12 people against dividing 35 acres of precious farmland, even with only three board members voting.

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:23pm

High water problems We are writing as concerned lake residents of Cass County. For the last 28 years our family has enjoyed the beauty, peace and quiet that lakeside living offers on a small lake.

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 6:00pm

The "high water, no wake" alert put out by the Cass County Sheriff Department had no effect on high power wake board and ski boats this past week. And while Crow Wing County didn't put out an alert, the sheriff put out a request for responsible boating.

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 5:15pm

The editorial headline today (Thursday, July 12) should be about questions pertaining to Mitt Romney and his wealth, where it came from and where it went.

Fri, 07/13/2012 - 2:21pm

On June 28, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced that the approved title for the proposed marriage amendment will be "Limiting the status of marriage to opposite sex couples.

Thu, 07/12/2012 - 4:01pm

Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation is offering two community health panels. The first panel is on July 16 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The second is on July 17 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Both seminars will be at the Northland Arboretum, 14250 Conservation Dr.

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 4:46pm

Just make your mark? For years there have been rumors as to the elimination of teaching cursive writing in public schools.

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 4:46pm

The Brainerd Dispatch daily attacks on Obama and the Democratic Party become tiresome and unrelenting. As a so-called middle class person I am more than willing to provide my share of taxes if it enables 40,000 other Minnesotans to have health care.

Tue, 07/10/2012 - 5:09pm