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Brainerd Dispatch reporter Frank Lee volunteers ringing the bell inside the Westgate Mall in Baxter on Thursday near Herberger's as part of The Salvation Army's annual red kettle campaign, the faith-based nonprofit's largest fundraiser of the year. Submitted photo
Ringing a Salvation Army kettle bell as easy as a drop in the bucket
8 hours 6 min ago
Danecdotes: Gull Lake Drifters celebrate 50 years
11 hours 6 min ago
December 15, 2017
Paws and Claws 4-H Club was recognized as "Best Float in Theme" during the Pine River Parade of Lights with a "Grinch Who Stole Christmas" theme. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River Parade of Lights: How the Grinch won Christmas
December 15, 2017 - 8:00am
The Hungry Loon Cafe’s float was full of Christmas spirit as it drove through the Light Up the Night Parade Saturday, Dec. 9, in Pequot Lakes. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Santa's Bobbin' into Town: Santa spreads holiday cheer in Pequot
December 15, 2017 - 6:00am
December 14, 2017
Magician Jared Sherlock is coming to wow Pequot Lakes Dec. 16 through the Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts.
Reminders: Dec. 14, 2017
December 14, 2017 - 10:30am
Magician Jared Sherlock is coming to wow Pequot Lakes Dec. 16 through the Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts.
Calendar of events: Dec. 14, 2017
December 14, 2017 - 6:30am
Looking Back - Dec. 14, 2017
December 14, 2017 - 3:30am
December 13, 2017
Energy assistance funds available for qualifying Cass, Crow Wing residents
December 13, 2017 - 3:30am
December 12, 2017
Becky Cromwell, MN Region 4 Chair of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve and the human resource manager of National Joint Powers Alliance, presents Chris Robinson of NJPA with the Patriot Award. The award recognizes individual supervisors and bosses for their support to their employees who are service members. Robinson was nominated by employer James Voelker. Submitted
Robinson receives Patriot Award at NJPA
December 12, 2017 - 10:53am
December 11, 2017
Eric Justin shared these colorful sunset photos of Raylee, Karma, and Zaeda Braswell and Gabe and Zeke Stevens out Saturday evening trying to catch crappies from a lake near Merrifield. Submitted
Ice fisherman's retinal reward
December 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Crosslake Garden Club to have potluck Dec. 13
December 11, 2017 - 5:30am
December 10, 2017
Judge Timothy Fischer (right) presents the Best Starter award to Brian Diumenti, executive chef at Irm'as Kitchen. Submitted Photo
Grand View wins People's Choice at Taste of Lakes fundraiser
December 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Senior Menus: Dec. 11-14, 2017
December 10, 2017 - 7:30am
Andrea Martin, retail manager of Common Goods in Crosslake, stands near a Christmas display at the store. Bridges of Hope - the organization that owns Common Goods - holds a special place in Martin’s heart, as it aided her when she was a single mom. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Faces: Martin now helping organization that helped her
December 10, 2017 - 4:00am
December 9, 2017
CLC offers info session for Thailand trip
December 9, 2017 - 12:00pm