It's time to stop using seniority as the only criteria when considering teacher layoffs.
A bill removing the teacher tenure system is expected to arrive at the desk of Gov. Mark Dayton soon and we urge him to sign it.
At 720 square miles, the Brainerd School District is Minnesota's fifth largest school district in geographic area. Six public elementary schools lie within its borders: Baxter, Garfield, Harrison, Lowell, Nisswa, and Riverside.
The letter appearing in Sunday's paper (Feb. 12) written by Mr. Jeff Howard regarding the Mormon Church was interesting and informative. However, his brief summary of the history of the Christian church is not accurate.
Any time oil is moved from Point A to Point B across this nation there will be risks of a spill. The trick is to balance our nation's very real need for oil with reasonable safeguards on the pipelines that carry oil to refineries.