Our opinion: THE AIRPORT


A bright, remodeled terminal at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport was the focus of considerable pride at Tuesday night’s open house. For those flying into Brainerd for the first time, it presents a sleek, modern appearance that makes a nice first impression.

The completion of the project has to be the highlight of what, in other respects, has been a tough year for the airport and its commission.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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