Where are the unemployed?
They keep talking about the area's high unemployment rate. When I ran an ad for employment this spring, I only received a handful of applicants and most of those were teenagers.
What is going on? I emailed the mayor of Brainerd about a month ago and I didn't even get an auto-reply. Mayor Walden, do your job. The least you could have sent was a "Thanks for your email. I will review your request.
In response to the CWC income maintenance workers using an "excuse" that they cannot keep up with their work. Income maintenance workers dole out welfare "benefits." Food stamps are welfare. Medical Assistance (MA, Medicaid) is welfare.
Money needed elsewhere
Why is the county board forcing taxpayers to build an unwanted ATV trail network that is going to cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars? Doesn’t the board know that money is needed elsewhere?...