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Operation Round Up donations top $3 million
3 hours 49 min ago
September 29, 2016
Candidates sought for Nisswa Chamber board of directors
September 29, 2016 - 11:33am
September 28, 2016
RREAL to participate in National Solar Tour on Saturday
September 28, 2016 - 10:57am
September 26, 2016
Andrew Blaeser
Blaeser joins Edina Realty Crosslake sales office
September 26, 2016 - 8:48am
September 23, 2016
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to assist tech talent in Brainerd lakes area
September 23, 2016 - 9:12am
Riverview Executive Pastor Loren Fritze of Pine River stands in the hallway of the future Life House Coffee, to be opened in the current Riverview Life Center Building. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Church members to fill coffee house niche in Pine River
September 23, 2016 - 9:11am
Steve and Margo Cox, Pine River, have their own label of wild rice - Pine River Wild Rice. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Pine River gets own wild rice label
September 23, 2016 - 9:03am
September 16, 2016
Candidates sought for Nisswa Chamber board of directors
September 16, 2016 - 9:29am
Serenity Now Alpaca Farm to participate in National Alpaca Farm Days
September 16, 2016 - 9:29am
September 12, 2016
Nate Sauvageau, business owner and resident of Pine River, brought his family’s brand new food trailer to the Lakes Bluegrass Festival, marking its first day in operation. Photo by Travis Grimler
Sauvageau debuts food trailer at bluegrass festival
September 12, 2016 - 7:00am
September 11, 2016
United Way to host Small Business Blitz
September 11, 2016 - 11:06am
September 8, 2016
Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook discusses the App Store during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 7, 2016. Reuters/Beck Diefenbach
Apple unveils water-resistant iPhone 7 without headphone jack
September 8, 2016 - 8:47am
September 7, 2016
North Pine Investors to meet Tuesday in Crosslake
September 7, 2016 - 1:47pm
After coming to the lakes area after 1996, Ben Gibbs started Crosslake Sales and Using their bulk buying strategy, Gibbs expanded the business to include Crow Wing Cycle Works in Jenkins, his store front. Today, his online store,, still makes up the majority of his business. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journalplay button
Bike business starts chain reaction
September 7, 2016 - 11:17am
Todd Grabuski pots circuit boards by sinking them into a solution that creates a waterproofing layer on them at Nortech Systems in Merrifield as Director of Operations Gary Hedstrom looks on. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohlsplay button
Progress: Nortech Systems Merrifield leads the industry in electro-magnetic products
September 7, 2016 - 10:47am