IDEAL TOWNSHIP - Sitting on his porch with a scenic view of Pig Lake on the Whitefish Chain, Ed Egan feels right at home. As well he should.
In 2011, the National Scenic Byways Program celebrated 20 years of providing a dedicated grant program, training and technical support, and an elite and marketable roadway designation program for America.Over those years, byways have connected communities, organizations and agencies in new and positive ways, working to preserve, enhance and promote our important scenic, historic, cultural, natural, recreational and archeological resource treasures into the future.
Books are being published, centers are being opened and medical schools around the country are incorporating this subject into their curriculums.
The Brainerd Kiwanis Club recently elected new officers and board members for 1999-2000. Pictured are Jim Erickson, president; Blaine Larson, secretary; and Jim Clough, treasurer. President elect for 2000 is Chuck Brenny, and 1st vice president for 2000 is Greg Breen.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - New research shows that high school students in Minneapolis are getting more sleep and have better attendance since their schools switched to a later start time four years ago.
WASHINGTON - Teenage girls who have close relationships with their mothers wait longer to have sex for the first time, researchers reported Wednesday.
Henry Oertelt, author of "An Unbroken Chain: My Journey Through the Nazi Holocaust," will speak at 7 p.m. April 3 at the Brainerd Public Library about his book and survival of the Holocaust.
In the spring, a Main Street coordinator will be hired by the Brainerd Lakes Area Chambers of Commerce to focus on the four principles of the National Trust for Main Street Center for Brainerd's central business district.
Heavy equipment tears down the old Brainerd Mobil station Friday making way for the new station, which will include a convenience store in the former NAPA building.
By the end of today all of the Brainerd School Board candidates will have filed and will be campaigning in earnest. As a rule, school board campaigns are low-key contests generating few controversies and even fewer voters.
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