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It takes courage...

Mon, 04/11/2011 - 7:59pm

How could my property value be lower but my taxes higher? The county responded to that question from a taxpaying, card-carrying Vox Pop contributor:...

Fri, 04/08/2011 - 6:32pm

Bury your money Mysterious forces are at work again. Bankers, Wall Street speculators and greed led to the near collapse of our economy. Greed is not gone, however. Those forces are at work again. Speculators are using oil as their new vehicle to get your money. There’s no shortag...

Wed, 04/06/2011 - 7:39pm

Police officer is a role model...

Mon, 04/04/2011 - 8:16pm

Who’s in charge? In your March 31 issue, the 10-year capital plan was presented and discussed by our school board. Superintendent Razidlo is quoted as saying, “The district needs to engage the community in a discussion involving the district’s four oldest buildings...” Give ...

Fri, 04/01/2011 - 6:27pm

St. Cloud or Hawaii...

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 7:05pm

Fishing legends I feel blessed to live in an area where there are so many fishing legends. I think that these people have put the Brainerd lakes area on the national and international stage. I’m proud to live here and I believe they’ve done more for us sportspeople than we’ll ...

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 8:23pm

Diapers are definitely newsworthy After a long, cold, snowy winter, all of us need some humor. I thought the baby diaper story was a kick! Seriously, think of the number of babies in Crow Wing County times five to eight diapers per day times three years (about the age most children ...

Wed, 03/23/2011 - 6:59pm

Unfair The pendulum always swings too far. Fifty years ago I played high school sports for a private school. Our team was capable of competing at the state level. However, any game outside of the private schools did not “count.” Now in every sport, there is a disproportional rep...

Mon, 03/21/2011 - 8:25pm

Just walk away Nobody forced you to join a union since union jobs are at an all-time low. You are free to work a non-union job with no benefits or pension. Nobody is ever forced to join a union. There is a long line of folks who would love to earn a decent living wage with health be...

Fri, 03/18/2011 - 6:04pm