In Curt Mower's column, it stated the yellow speed limit signs are "suggested" speed limits. Heading north on Mill Avenue, there is a yellow sign that says the speed limit is 30 mph. The confusing part is when I follow the same cars as they turn left onto the Wise Road, they completely ignore the yellow signs of 40 mph for the first mile. Many of these cars have their vehicles up to 60 mph before they reach the first sign. Why do they follow one sign and not another? Park that truck with the speed display on Wise Road or Riverside Drive.
No more salty soup
Why do restaurants serve soup that is much too salty for a healthy diet?
School is for learning, not texting
Wake up, Brainerd parents. I went into the high school to get my child. Kids were standing outside rooms on the phone. Another was talking ... to someone in a class. We parents need to make education important. Have kids put cell phones in their lockers. Don't call them until after or before school. Did you watch the newscast? Kids are hurting each other by what they say and text to each other. If my child is caught on his phone in class, take it away. There should be consequences for bad behavior. You're in school to learn, not text.
What about Mill Park?
Who's supposed to take care of Mill Park in northeast Brainerd? Is it parks and recreation? Have they ever thought of actually going over there and taking care of more than just the baseball field? How about the grove of trees on the west end side that has trash and lumber and junk all over the place? Or did it just turn into a legal dump and no one has told us about it?
Remove crying child
For the person who had a crying child during the Spiderman 3 movie, I just ask that any parent who has a fussy child at a movie, please remove the child until they have quieted down. I was unable to enjoy the movie because through the majority of the show, your child was crying. Please be respectable to the rest of the people in the movie theater and remove your child.
C-I district lacks leadership
After years of workshops, seminars, training and accumulated wealth of experience, to throw away the C-I staff makes no sense. These employees spend most of their paychecks on groceries and gas and other bills right in Crosby. They also pay property taxes in and around C-I and a sizable portion goes right back to the school. What a grand idea. Let's get rid of our trained staff and then hire an employer's temporary services to replace them. Talk about a lack of leadership.
C-I community complacency
Will Crosby-Ironton's wonderful medical center attract professionals to the community when we have little or nothing left of the quality schools we once had. It is disappointing that parents, community leaders, professionals, business people and retirees show complacency. Save the trained and experienced support staff. May truth and fairness be revealed soon.
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