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Ingrid Narveson from Norway watches frogs, dragon flies and other creatures made of flatware tilt and spin at the Northwoods Arts Council's Art and Book Festival. Narveson and her father visited the festival while visiting his parents on Leech Lake. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Hackensack festival features authors, artists
5 hours 32 min ago
August 20, 2017
Senior Menus: Aug. 21-25, 2017
August 20, 2017 - 8:30am
A crowd of about 170 people filled the large meeting room at the Brainerd Public Library this week to hear from Central Lakes College earth science instructor Dave Kobilka about the rare total eclipse, which will cross the U.S. Monday.
Jennifer Stockinger/Brainerd Dispatch
Tech Savvy: Do you have the proper eyewear to see Monday's rare event?
August 20, 2017 - 5:00am
Card games: Aug. 20, 2017
August 20, 2017 - 4:30am
August 19, 2017
Looking Back - Aug. 19, 2017
August 19, 2017 - 4:30am
August 18, 2017
The Crosslake Fire Department serves roasted pork sandwiches and corn on the cob at its annual pig roast Saturday, Aug. 12. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Crosslake offers something for everyone Aug. 12
August 18, 2017 - 9:00am
SOLO, a band made up of teenagers, takes the stage and rocks the outdoor patio Friday evening, Aug. 11, at Zorbaz On Gull. Steven Olson/Flying Cloud Exposures, Baxter
The endless summer
August 18, 2017 - 8:00am
60 years ago, Aug. 15, 1957 - Radio tube arrives too late for Pequot man.
Pages from the Past - Aug. 18, 2017
August 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Avery Ross, Hanover, was crowned Duchess of Duck for winning the Aug. 11 Pine River Duck Races. She is accompanied by Princess Avery Cunningham (left), Miss Pine River Brianna Adkins and Princess Tara Huston. The last duck race of the season will be held Friday, Aug. 18, with registration beginning at 1:45 p.m. All prizes will be awarded at that race. Submitted Photo
Last duck race of season is today
August 18, 2017 - 4:00am
August 17, 2017
SOLO to play Saturday in Pequot Lakes park
August 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Reminders: Aug. 17, 2017
August 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
Artist Kathi Mann demonstrates acrylic painting techniques at the Crosslake Art Club art show and sale. Submitted Photo
'A Splash of Color': Crosslake Art Club Show
August 17, 2017 - 9:00am
Cello, orchestra concertos to close out music festival
August 17, 2017 - 7:30am
This year during Cornfest, Chayna Mueller was named Miss Backus, Madison Abraham was named Miss Congeniality, Chawna Mueller was crowned princess. Second princess was Brianna Schmid with Brianna Alderson recognized as junior princess and Anna Van Heerden crowned second junior princess. Little Miss Backus this year is Hailey Rogers with second little miss Ellie Rogers and Little Mr. Tanner Van Heerden. Two little princesses this year were Myra Steffen and Mary Rogers.
Backus Senior Center wins best float at 2017 Cornfest
August 17, 2017 - 7:00am
Calendar of events: Aug. 17, 2017
August 17, 2017 - 5:30am