Brainerd schools need to cut more from the budget? In the last few years at the high school, they've added two deans of students, a curriculum director and a supervisor for 12 special ed teachers. Why not start there? Our student numbers weren't up when these positions were created. Instead of adding administrators, get realistic and cut there instead of jobs that more likely will hurt students.
I was just wondering if we should buy the Koeps their meals, too, or will they be venturing home to make their own lunches and snacks?
Time for change
Brainerd High School basketball has suffered at the bottom of the district long enough. Being one of the largest class sizes and well-funded should consistently rank Brainerd basketball near the top, not the bottom. Time for a change.
Want spice in your life?
Want to add some spice to your life? Want to cause a little road rage while you're out driving and be legal in the process? You can do it. Just drive the speed limit. You will have cars 10 feet from your rear bumper, drivers pounding their fists on their steering wheels. ... It's kind of fun and it just might save you from a traffic citation.
Now I've read it all. Our city councilwoman Mary Koep has the nerve to request the county reimburse her hotel expenses due to construction noise. What's next? Will the sirens from the fire trucks or police cars become unbearable requiring more evacuations? Isn't it about time that the Koeps realize they are living in a business district? If they want a more peaceful, residential lifestyle, I suggest they move and quit burdening the taxpayers with such outrageous requests.
Pay for meals too?
I'm calling in regard to Mary Koep. I think it's absolutely ridiculous. She is ridiculous. I'm wondering if we're going to be paying for her meals, too, or if it's just her sleep comfort for the night and peace and quiet.
Any other special requests?
Is the county serious about paying for the Koeps' hotel stay? If it were anyone else, they wouldn't even consider such an absurd thing. Are there any other special requests you'd like to make, Mary? Really -- what's next?
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