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December 9, 2016
'A World of Thanks this Holiday Season' from Brainerd Public Schools
My husband, Warren and I have excitedly been preparing our home for the holidays this year, as it is our first Christmas in Brainerd. This fresh...
December 9, 2016 - 9:25pm
November 23, 2016
Guest Opinion: If internment happens, put me on the list
GRAND FORKS - I opposed Donald Trump’s presidency for a number of reasons. His sexism and racism were matched by his ridicule of a reporter with physical disabilities and blanket opposition to Muslim immigration. As someone who counts females and Muslims as friends, and as someone...
November 23, 2016 - 10:46am
November 16, 2016
Guest Opinion: It's Time to Hold Big Pharma Responsible for Opioid Epidemic
At a coffee shop in Montevideo, Minnesota, I heard a tragic story about opioid addiction, when Shelly Elkington shared the story of her daughter,...
November 16, 2016 - 5:53pm
October 22, 2016
Guest Opinion: October Is National Community Planning Month
Annually October is designated as National Community Planning Month by the American Planning Association as a way to highlight the role of planners and planning in communities across our country. This year's theme, "Civic Engagement," acknowledges that thoughtful local planning cannot...
October 22, 2016 - 6:11pm
Guest Opinion: October Is National Community Planning Month
Annually October is designated as National Community Planning Month by the American Planning Association as a way to highlight the role of planners and planning in communities across our country. This year’s theme, “Civic Engagement,” acknowledges that thoughtful local planning...
October 22, 2016 - 12:10pm
October 14, 2016
ISD181 Viewpoint: The value of a volunteer
How can one ever truly calculate the value of a volunteer? What does that even mean? The simple definition of a volunteer per the Merriam-Webster...
October 14, 2016 - 5:03pm
October 10, 2016
ISD 181 Viewpoint: National School Lunch Week
National School Lunch Week kicks off on Monday, Oct. 10. This is the time of the year that we celebrate the School Lunch Program and all the great nutritional benefits school breakfast and lunch bring to the cafeteria table. I am excited to share some exciting new developments in...
October 10, 2016 - 9:37am
September 24, 2016
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Homecoming kicks off with Takedown Gym's Amazing Race
My family's move to the Brainerd lakes area was not decided by anything as logical as growing up here, having family nearby or new career path. We ended up living here thanks to a local fast food restaurant that provided our 2-year-old daughter a place to stretch her legs after being...
September 24, 2016 - 7:43am
August 29, 2016
ISD 181 Viewpoint: The 'Warriors' welcome to school year 2016-2017!
Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! I hope you spent the beautiful summer relaxing, enjoying time with family and friends, and finding well-deserved...
August 29, 2016 - 8:26am
August 17, 2016
Guest Opinion: More Community Survey Panel members needed
The city of Brainerd needs you to sign up to be a member of our Community Survey Panel. We currently have 190 people signed up to be panel members, meaning we still need 110 people to sign up if we are to reach our 300 Panel member goal. Sign up is easy. To become a member of the...
August 17, 2016 - 9:13pm
July 25, 2016
Guest Opinion: Can hope trump fear in Philadelphia?
After a raucous Republican convention nominated the very conservative Barry Goldwater in 1964, President Lyndon Johnson's campaign ran an advertisement quoting William Scranton, Pennsylvania's moderate governor, describing "Goldwaterism" as a "crazy-quilt collection of absurd and...
July 25, 2016 - 10:52pm
July 3, 2016
Guest Opinion: What does the Fourth of July really mean to us today?
I ask myself this question every year at this time and every year it changes because every year our country changes. I go back a long ways in this country's history. Back to before the start of World War II, in fact. Back far enough to remember the pride that was instilled in this...
July 3, 2016 - 9:46pm
July 1, 2016
Guest Opinion: Giving thanks to patriots this Independence Day
All across our state, Minnesotans are gathering with family and friends to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be picnics, parades, and, of course, lots of fireworks. It's good fun, and it's for a great reason—to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence...
July 1, 2016 - 6:39pm
June 27, 2016
Guest Opinion: The truth about Orlando
On June 12, an American-born Islamic terrorist committed the worst terror attack in the United States since 9/11, gunning down 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando. In the wake of this tragedy focus has been on gun control. This is incredibly disturbing. As a leader in our community,...
June 27, 2016 - 7:42pm
June 17, 2016
Guest Opinion: They were God's children
"A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more." — Jeremiah 31:15 and Matthew 2:18 (NIV) They were children. Someone's children. God's children. However else we may remember the victims...
June 17, 2016 - 9:25pm