Mills Fleet Farm On The Auction BlockOne of Minnesota's best-known hardware, farm supply and sporting goods stores is up for sale. Brainerd-based Mill's Fleet Farm has announced the company’s sale plan is the only path to its future growth.
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Brainerd Mayor James Wallin Dies At 73James Wallin, the longtime mayor of Brainerd who served in city government for nearly four decades, died on Saturday, the city administrator said. Wallin died at his home, according to Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services. He was 73.
Brainerd’s Mayor James Wallin DiesJames Wallin, the longtime mayor of Brainerd, has died. Sen. Amy Klobuchar released a statement Saturday afternoon about the mayor's passing. "I was saddened to hear of the passing of Brainerd Mayor James Wallin, and my thoughts and prayers are with his wife Minna, the Wallin family, and the entire Brainerd community," Klobuchar said.
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Brainerd City Council Votes To Have 'On-Call' Fire DepartmentThe Brainerd City Council has unanimously voted to change the way it staffs its fire department. City Council President Gary Scheeler confirmed they voted seven to nothing Monday night to eliminate the five full time firefighters and, instead, have a paid on-call staff.
Minn. Woman's Business Wins Part Of $20 Billion IT ContractA Minnesota mother of two is part of a very elite group. Her business is one of 65 in the United States that will split $20-billion worth of contracted IT work. In her Minnetonka office of Ideal System Solutions ...
Good Question: How Are Minnesota’s Fire Departments Staffed?The city of Brainerd is considering replacing its five full-time firefighters with a paid on-call staff headed by a full-time chief and deputy chief. City leaders say it could save $300,000 per year. But the group Minnesota Professional Firefighters says after factoring in training and unemployment, the savings would be far less.
Brainerd City Council Considers 'On-Call' Fire DepartmentA debate is heading up in Minnesota's cabin country over the future of the Brainerd Fire Department. Some leaders in Brainerd want to eliminate its full-time fire department to make way for a paid on-call staff, but some don't believe the potential cost savings are worth the price.
Brainerd Police Seek Help Locating Stabbing SuspectThe Brainerd Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a man suspected in a stabbing that occurred earlier this week.
Sheriff: Brainerd Man Punches Deputy During Dog DisputeA 63-year-old Brainerd man is in custody after punching a Crow Wing County deputy over an argument about a dog loose in a chicken pen. Larry Walter Prahm is charged with fourth-degree assault, fleeing a peace officer, terroristic threats and obstructing the legal process after the Monday night incident.
Jet Ski Operator Killed In Crow Wing CountyA man has died in Jet Ski accident on a Crow Wing County lake. Sheriff's officials say a 21-year-old Eagan man was operating a personal watercraft on Rush Lake Wednesday when he went into the water.