Zero deaths might strike some as an impractical goal when it comes to traffic safety, but Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) officials last week correctly pointed out that if a traffic death affects just one family member, that’s one traffic death too many for that family.
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Offensive words and phrases in John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" raised concern from two parents in the Brainerd School District this month, and prompted an interesting discussion involving literature, race and language.
Consider this editorial the equivalent of a March television rerun. We're going to repeat our call for a full public hearing on the planned purchase of the dam at the former Wausau paper plant in northeast Brainerd.
Brainerd Dispatch online commenters often keep us honest. While the tone of certain contributors can be a bit snarky and other statements provoke a little head-scratching, we look at the comments just as other readers do.