For the third year the College Drive Reconstruction project remained a controversial topic for the city of Brainerd.
In 2011 the council, by a narrow margin, approved increasing the project from $6.9 million to about $9.4 million. More than $4.
Brainerd School District voters headed to the polls Nov. 8 and voted "Yes, Yes."
Voters approved the first operating levy question, which asked for a renewal of $199.24 per pupil, with 7,036 yes votes, or 70.57 percent, to 2,934, or 29.42 percent.
A brutal assault during the early morning hours of Feb. 6 in downtown Brainerd left one man with significant head injuries, another man with a year-long jail sentence and a third man with a prison sentence.
The holidays. They say that it is such a wondrous time to celebrate the birth of our savior and to experience the joy of giving to others.
Sounds simple, right?
In one way, it is true; but in other ways, wrong.
Christmas was on her way home, smiling all the way.
There was a lot of snow on the ground and her parents always told her to drive carefully and she remembered every time.
She had a good day at her job and Nick had come to see her.