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People distrust government I would like to comment on the purchasing of the dam by the city of Brainerd from the paper company. I am not a resident of the city of Brainerd but a champion for the rights of taxpayers.

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 9:25am

A little Jeff Foxworthy, created by me, to help with voting decisions this November. Think beyond yourself, beyond being a Minnesotan and think generally for the two main parties nationally. You might be a liberal if you: 1. Don’t believe in God. 2. If you think hunting is barbaric and gun ownersh...

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:33pm

Dereliction of duty The Minnesota Legislature seems to have come to the consensus that the minimum wage should rise in the state to $9.50 per hour.

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:21pm

Brainerd History Week It's time for an update on Brainerd History Week - June 16-22.

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 5:51pm

DFL lawmakers sending wrong message If you were renovating your home and had to move out of the main living area because of the construction, what would you do? Maybe you would find an apartment to suit your family's short-term needs.

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:23pm

Don't cry for businesses I was watching hearings on the minimum wage increase the other day on TV. A woman senator was crying crocodile tears over what it was going to do to business.

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:22pm

Respect our flag I looked up at "Old Glory" waving in the breeze. I thought "What happened here?" The Stars and Stripes was shredded.

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:11am

A hearty hat tip to Trent and his tree-trimming crew from Brainerd Public Utilities for their highly professional work in preparation for new power lines in northeast Brainerd.

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:10am

The affidavit I submitted was accurate and precise.

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:59pm

More facts less anger The former radio talk show host was long on talk and short on truth, including his claim that a city council member ended his program.

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:59pm