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April 24, 2018
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Hailee Swenson wins Miss Pequot Lakes crown
2 hours 47 min ago
Camp Ripley announced it will begin the annual spring controlled burns on 17,000 acres of the 53,000-acre military reservation. 
Camp Ripley to begin its controlled burns
12 hours 56 min ago
Pequot Lakes to flush hydrants April 26
18 hours 25 min ago
The Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association will offer a safe serving alcohol class from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Backus American Legion. illustration
Safe serving alcohol class offered in Backus
18 hours 56 min ago
Vietnam-era veterans recognition event set in Brainerd
19 hours 25 min ago
"Each property value is established based on actual sales which occurred in the marketplace," noted Gary Griffin, land services supervisor for property valuation and classification. "If comparable properties in a neighborhood during the study period sold for more, valuations will be higher; if comparable nearby properties sold for less, valuations go down."
Countywide property value assessment increases $390 million
19 hours 55 min ago
Low-carb health seminar planned in Pequot Lakes
20 hours 25 min ago
PLHS senior Eric Lunborg presents to career advisor Amy Sjoblad and others at the conclusion of the school's first semester of internships.
Pequot Lakes: Internship program has shining example
20 hours 55 min ago
Genealogical research meeting set April 26
21 hours 26 min ago
Fifty Lakes: Council approves lead bartender description
21 hours 56 min ago
'Spring into Color' is topic for Nisswa Garden Club meeting
22 hours 26 min ago
A Nisswa firefighter rushes to a blazing fire Monday on Crow Wing County Highway 4, north of Merrifield. Numerous fire departments and the DNR fought the fire in a pine plantation near the road. The highway was blocked by law enforcement to give responders space to fight the fire and for public safety. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery

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Wildfire burns quickly through pines near Nisswa
22 hours 55 min ago
April 23, 2018
Firefighters chased a grass fire with flames that jumped across County Road 4 near Merrifield Monday, April 23. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Crews battle grass fire near Merrifield
April 23, 2018 - 9:13pm
Body of missing northwest Minn. teen found
April 23, 2018 - 6:38pm
Activists are seen attempting to cut chains after trespassing into a valve station for pipelines carrying crude from Canadian oils sands into the U.S. markets near Clearbrook, Minnesota, in this image released on October 11, 2016.   Courtesy of Climate Direct Action via Reuters
Appeals court rules Minnesota pipeline protesters can use 'necessity defense'
April 23, 2018 - 5:35pm