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An explosion and fire rocked the Husky Energy refinery and Superior just before 10 a.m. Thursday, April 26, shaking buildings up to a mile away. Photo by Mark button
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
1 hour 12 min ago
Complaint: Minnesota utility worker filmed kids using toilet
2 hours 9 min ago
Body found near Minnesota River identified
4 hours 31 min ago
Minnesota state Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar, left, listens to Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake Thursday, April 26, after it was revealed that Hamilton had been accused of sexual misconduct. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct
5 hours 53 min ago
WAPOA roundtable discussion to focus on AIS
9 hours 29 min ago
Central Minnesota boy dies month after crash with semi-truck
9 hours 43 min ago
Pequot Lakes speech students placing at state, from left: Mollie Pierson, Allie Miller and Savannah Ellison.
Pequot Lakes: Ellison runner-up at state speech meet - Pierson, Miller also place
9 hours 58 min ago
Ham dinner planned at Maple Hill Lutheran Church
11 hours 28 min ago
Health officials warn of measles case in southeastern Minnesota traveler
11 hours 58 min ago
From left: Amani Kibwaa; Kaitlyn Deneau; Brianna Guggenberger; Maggie Harms; Avery Peterson; Kyan Kitzman; June Ruud; Desera Engholm; Amelia Reynols, Princess Escort; Ashlynn Reynolds, Miss Pequot Lakes Princess; Presley Crawford, Queen Escort; Hailee Swenson, Miss Pequot Lakes; Cecilla Kinney, Miss Congeniality Escort; Necole Lyons, Miss Congeniality; Ruby Palmer; Madison Conrad; Lilah Jeck; Emmarae Lasart. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Hailee Swenson to reign as Miss Pequot Lakes
12 hours 58 min ago
Brainerd Tanker Base personnel listen to a briefing Wednesday at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Tanker Base at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport on how to load fire retardant into the BAe-146 air tanker. Fire danger remained high in the lakes region. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Aerial firefighter: Former passenger jet finds new purpose
13 hours 58 min ago
Spring rummage sale set at Lutheran Church of the Cross
14 hours 28 min ago
Residents and business owners filled the Cole Memorial Building in Pequot Lakes on Monday, April 23, to talk about Trailside Park plans with the city council. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Trailside Park discussion draws nearly 170 people - Council votes 3-2 to proceed
14 hours 59 min ago
Commissioner Paul Thiede
County board refuses comment on WeARE grant application
15 hours 58 min ago
April 25, 2018
A woman was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle Sunday night in rural Walker. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports a 37-year-old Walker woman was struck by a motor vehicle at 11:52 p.m. on Cass County Highway 13 in the Onigum area of Turtle Lake Township, in rural Walker. The vehicle left the scene.
Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run collision
21 hours 59 min ago