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The regional roundup: News from around the lakes area
4 hours 32 sec ago
Entrepreneurs exploring the idea of opening a microdistillery in Crow Wing County prompted officials to examine permitting and waste treatment requirements. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Crow Wing County: Board explores craft distillery regs
4 hours 14 min ago
Andrew Barsness speaks with Agweek reporter Jonathan Knutson on his Hoffman, Minn. farm on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Nick Nelson/Agweek
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
6 hours 13 min ago
Police and other emergency personnel respond to a shooting July 23, 2017, on the 400 block of 11th Street Northwest of Willmar. (Jake Schultz / Forum News Service)
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
7 hours 16 min ago
An unofficial sign was mounted Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Snelling Avenue and University in St. Paul warning that Twin Cities police are “easily startled,” an apparent response to recent police shootings. Courtesy photo by Addy Free / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Street signs appear at Twin Cities intersections warning people that police ‘startle easily’
7 hours 28 min ago
Virtual aerial view of the plans for the new Crosslake Community School building. Submitted.
Donations still needed for new Crosslake school
7 hours 55 min ago
Bags of whole blood await delivery to area hospitals Friday, July , 21, 2017, at United Blood Services, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Blood runs: A little-known service from state troopers
9 hours 12 min ago
Pine River Summerfest will run Wednesday-Sunday, July 26-30. Buttons are on sale now.
Pine River Summerfest events schedule listed - Event runs July 26-30
9 hours 55 min ago
Participate in the Pequot Lakes Crafters Village, which is held from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each Thursday along the Paul Bunyan Trail in Trailside Park.
Vendors sought for Pequot Lakes Crafters Villages on Thursdays
10 hours 55 min ago
Crosslake Fire Chief Chip Lohmiller showed pictures from last year's Manhattan Beach Villas fire during the recent Crosslake Conversations session. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Crosslake audience learns about Manhattan Beach fire, enjoys wildlife photography
11 hours 54 min ago
2 of Bovey, Minnesota's 5 city leaders facing felony charges
11 hours 55 min ago
Jenkins: Second bid pays off; council saves thousands on materials testing
12 hours 55 min ago
Pequot Lakes: School board approves facilities maintenance plan
13 hours 55 min ago
July 23, 2017
Some of the recent vandalism at the Poor Farm Cemetery in rural Fergus Falls, Minn. (Forum News Service photo)
Cemetery caretaker rebuilds after vandals cause havoc at Fergus Falls graveyard
July 23, 2017 - 4:44pm
Faith: Garden of generosity
July 23, 2017 - 7:30am