I am writing this to compliment Tony Wenzel on his photograph of the hawk that was pictured in the Brainerd paper.
It’s a great picture and an excellent clarification of the whole scene.
own and operate the Pine Square and College Square convenience store in
Brainerd. As a small-business owner, I would like to express my concern
about the tax legislation recently passed by the Minnesota House and
Senate, which would raise taxes significantly and increase government
of the most important decisions that state representatives will make
this legislative session is whether to raise revenues and by how much.
I know there can be strong opposition to increasing taxes. For people
like me, though, who have children with significant disabilities and
have advocated fo...
On the evening of April 17 a fire and explosion
in West Texas killed 15 people, most of them first responders who came
to put out the fire and help evacuate people to safety.
of events in Boston on April 15 this tragedy was completely
overshadowed and the deaths of those first responders an...
The last few years, we see a lot of survey/poll information in the media in regard to social, economic and environment issues that indicate people's valves, beliefs and morals are becoming more and more liberal.
Nancy Pelosi once said, “We will have to pass this bill in order to find out what is in it.” Brilliant, just brilliant. Well, we are beginning to find out what is in it. Maybe people should have read it before they voted for it.
As Mother’s Day approaches I find myself in a very contemplative mood because this is the first time in my life I do not have a mother to honor. Certainly I can honor her memory, but that doesn’t fill the void in my aching heart.