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June 17, 2018
Nancy Meier is pictured with her last class full of students, only days before the end of the school year.
Lake Country Faces: Meier ends career on positive note
June 17, 2018 - 7:00am
June 14, 2018
Pine River’s Marian Chindvall celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday, June 10. Despite recent health issues, Chindvall still tries to be an active member of her church and her community. Submitted Photo
Century celebration - Pine River woman marks her 100th birthday
June 14, 2018 - 5:00am
June 8, 2018
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist
Photo courtesy of Ann Fredricks Photography
Kindness crosses a variety of comfort zones
June 8, 2018 - 6:42am
June 6, 2018
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After viral Minnesota obituary fallout, local newspapers reveal the screening process behind them
June 6, 2018 - 4:54pm
June 5, 2018
'This world is a better place without her': A Minn. family's bitter final send-off to their mother
June 5, 2018 - 1:09pm
June 3, 2018
Micheal Dallman (left) and Ken Holst of Brainerd volunteer at Camp Ripley handling wreaths. They are clients of Oakridge Woodview, which provides residential and support services for the developmental disabled or those with special needs. Submitted photo
Developmentally disabled, special needs community volunteer
June 3, 2018 - 6:00am
May 30, 2018
Jim Sherwood is shown recently amongst flowers at The Treehouse in Pequot Lakes. Submitted Photo
Jim Sherwood remembered for plants and flowers, music
May 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 27, 2018
Teacher Don Moen is saying goodbye to Pine River-Backus and teaching after 19 years.
Lake Country Faces: Moen to retire after almost 20 years
May 27, 2018 - 7:00am
May 22, 2018
Patrick Wussow took over as Breezy Point city administrator in March and brings with him a lot of experience, including previous work for the cities of Brainerd, Big Lake, Tonka Bay and North Mankato. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Coming out of retirement - Patrick Wussow dedicated to serving Breezy Point
May 22, 2018 - 5:00am
May 20, 2018
Brothers Zachary (left), Garrett and Jordon Carlson of Motley share a laugh together on Wednesday, May 16, at Motley City Hall. They have earned every Boy Scouts of America merit badge and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest scouting award. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Motley brothers soar with Eagle Scout rank: Achieve highest Boy Scout honor, earn all merit badges
May 20, 2018 - 4:00am
May 18, 2018
Distinguished Service award winner Jay Cline greets and embrasses his fellow chamber members as they congratulate him on his award.
Jay Cline receives Distinguished Service Award
May 18, 2018 - 5:00am
May 17, 2018
John Wallin (center) is surrounded by some of his family - daughter Julie Fritz (left), wife Carolee, grandson Ryan Fritz, son-in-law Robb Fritz and grandson Carter Fritz - outside Adirondack Coffee in Nisswa. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Nisswa Citizen of the Year: Lifelong resident John Wallin wins honor
May 17, 2018 - 5:00am
May 13, 2018
Pequot Lakes senior Colette Vavpotic received the Rising Star award for her dedication to school and helping other students despite a reading disability. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: Vavpotic stands out from the crowd - PLHS senior receives Rising Star award
May 13, 2018 - 7:00am
May 9, 2018
Bill Simon worked for Crow Wing County for 31 years, and recently retired after 10 years as a sign technician. Submitted Photo
CWC sign technician recognized for 31 years of service
May 9, 2018 - 9:00am
May 8, 2018
Pequot Lakes senior Austin Young received the Rising Star award for his positive attitude and success in school and sports after the death of his father in 2012. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes athlete shines on and off the field - Young receives Rising Star award
May 8, 2018 - 7:00am
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