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February 9, 2017
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Echo Journal and Brainerd Dispatch staff show the awards won at the Minnesota Newspaper Association convention Jan. 26 in Bloomington.
Echo Journal wins four MNA awards
February 9, 2017 - 10:03pm
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Jeremy Hultman used to have to send people out of town for their outdoors needs, but after opening BTR Outdoors, he provides many of the things that outdoors customers want.
Outdoor store opens in Crosslake - Ace Hardware owners open laundromat
February 9, 2017 - 10:01pm
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Mind's Eye Graphic Design designs promotional materials, print publications, banners, signs and more. Mind's Eye has been serving for 28 years from Backus. Here, owner Deb Gunderson is presented her first dollar of clear profit during a Brainerd Lakes Chamber Ambassador welcome visit. From left are Bruce Meade, Edward Jones; Sherry Gibbons, SERVPRO; Gunderson; Aundra Erickson, Country Financial; and Rachel Granfors, Select Therapy in Crosslake.
Chamber welcomes business
February 9, 2017 - 9:41pm
February 2, 2017
Kate Stumvoll recently began selling her Wildflower Chocolates at Adirondack Coffee in Nisswa, where she also crafts them. Here, she makes caramel. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Chocolate added to coffee offerings in Nisswa
February 2, 2017 - 11:02pm
January 28, 2017
Business Update: Lakes Area Septic Design and Inspection undergoes ownership change
January 28, 2017 - 9:50pm
January 22, 2017
Glacial Waters Spa ranks in 'Top 100 Spas of 2016'
January 22, 2017 - 10:16am
January 20, 2017
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Pequot Lakes resident joins Edina Realty Baxter office
January 20, 2017 - 7:46pm
Emily Cooperative Telephone recognized
January 20, 2017 - 7:45pm
Nisswa woman presents at Plexus training forum
January 20, 2017 - 7:36pm
January 18, 2017
Breezy Point Resort recognized as Gold Crown Resort
January 18, 2017 - 10:20pm
RREAL receives $5,000 grant for solar electric array
January 18, 2017 - 10:19pm
Travis Grimler/Echo Journal Land for the Good Samaritan Society Riverside Villas in Pine River was donated by Glenn MacMillan, a business owner. It became a model for other apartments in the GSS system.
Riverside Villas model for senior housing in Midwest: Built on land donated 25 years ago
January 18, 2017 - 10:48am
January 17, 2017
Reed's Market, now located on County Road 3 in Crosslake, will celebrate its 50th anniversary in October. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Reed's Market to turn 50: Crosslake family builds up grocery store for half century
January 17, 2017 - 11:32pm
January 16, 2017
Ganley family members who have worked at the family restaurant include Pat (left), Luke’s father who originally bought the restaurant; and current owners Luke and Chrissy with four of their children - Clare, Mirjana, Rita and Catherine. Pete Mohs/Echo Journal
Third generation now working at Ganley's - Pat Ganley purchased restaurant in 1984
January 16, 2017 - 10:44pm
Years ago when life was less hectic, Kathy Deuel would create wedding gowns. The specially tailored dress took 500 hours of hand time. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Home-based sewing business reaches 40th year
January 16, 2017 - 10:35pm