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Police Blotter - Feb. 17, 2018
5 hours 13 min ago
KAXE fundraiser set at Roundhouse
5 hours 43 min ago
National Weather Service Duluth MN
Expect a snowy Sunday; forecast calls for 4-6 inches in lakes area
6 hours 13 min ago
Three Nisswa residents, including Peter Mann and Duane Blanck on the right, participate in the Tuesday, Feb. 6, DFL caucus for Crow Wing County at Brainerd High School. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
New House candidates emerge at DFL caucus
10 hours 13 min ago
Four people were arrested Friday morning following an ongoing investigation into the sale and distribution of narcotics within Crow Wing County.
Drug agents arrest 4 in Crosby bust
11 hours 13 min ago
Mark and Cheryl Delane, of Pine River, review the GOP straw poll during caucus night Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Pine River-Backus School. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Platform is focus of GOP caucus-goers - Attendance down at Crow Wing, Cass locations
12 hours 13 min ago
The county plans to reconstruct 0.72 miles of CSAH 36 east of the County Road 3 and CSAH 103 and widen the right-of-way to 50 feet.  The design speed will be 40 mph, and Larson said engineers are looking to get rid of some of the road's curves. PineandLakes.com / Google maps
CSAH 36 reconstruction planned for 2020
13 hours 13 min ago
Former astronaut Duane Carey demonstrates the importance of preparation with Pine River-Backus fourth-grader Addison Poehler and second-grader Hunter Trujillo. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School: Before space, astronaut explored Foot Hills forest
14 hours 13 min ago
A Motley firefighter sprays water Friday morning on the Richard Swartz’s family dairy barn Friday morning. The early morning blaze killed 17 dairy cows, a calf and chickens on the farm east of Motley. The Motley and Pillager fire departments fought the blaze in sub-zero temperatures. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
Dairy barn fire kills 17 cows, chickens
15 hours 13 min ago
8th Congressional District: Nolan will retire - Mills, Radinovich indicate interest
16 hours 13 min ago
February 16, 2018
A closed meeting was held by the Crosslake Community School Board on Friday, Feb. 16. Joe Aliperto from Dieci School Finance, our authorizer, gave the board an overview of his process, his findings and recommendations. The board voted to reinstate Mr. Lyscio with no disciplinary action effective immediately. Echo-Journal file photo.
Crosslake: School board releases statement; Lyscio reinstated
22 hours 22 min ago
Light from a Bear Paw Guides fishing shack reflects on the ice of Upper Red Lake on Jan. 27, 2015. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
February 16, 2018 - 1:37pm
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
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The story of the 'Little giant from Little Falls'
February 16, 2018 - 9:00am
Not all lakes and rivers with thin ice have these warning signs. Experts say people who go onto ice should check its depth regularly to make sure it is safe. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo
'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
February 16, 2018 - 8:36am
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