Minnesota’s House of Representatives passed the much debated Vikings stadium bill (which would give the Vikings a new roofed stadium at a cost of $1 billion) late Monday on a 73-58 vote with one major amendment — the Vikings will have to cough up $105 million more to get the job done. That’s $...
"Nearly 30 percent of jobless Americans have been out of work for at least a year, according to the Pew Fiscal Analysis Initiative report on the first quarter," The Los Angeles Times reported. That's an astounding figure.
Interim Airport Manager Rick Adair threw a curve at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission Tuesday when he told members he wouldn't continue to serve in that capacity if he wasn't allowed to apply for the job.
Last week I was headed to Long Beach, Calif, to meet my newest grandchild, Claire. Tricia, my wife, had made the travel arrangements and I flew out of the newly remodeled Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport terminal.
After the Brainerd lakes area was told there would be no July 4 parade and celebration in Brainerd, a call went out for someone, a group or an alternative location for the annual Independence Day celebration.
What was set up in the wake of the Great Depression to assist an aging population is about to run out of money. According to an Associated Press story published yesterday, the Social Security Trust Fund will run dry in 2033. That's 21 years from now.