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Camp Ripley announced it will begin the annual spring controlled burns on 17,000 acres of the 53,000-acre military reservation. 
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Camp Ripley to begin its controlled burns
6 hours 58 min ago
Pequot Lakes to flush hydrants April 26
12 hours 28 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. PineandLakes.com illustration
Safe serving alcohol class offered in Backus
12 hours 58 min ago
Vietnam-era veterans recognition event set in Brainerd
13 hours 27 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
13 hours 57 min ago
Low-carb health seminar planned in Pequot Lakes
14 hours 27 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
14 hours 58 min ago
Genealogical research meeting set April 26
15 hours 28 min ago
Fifty Lakes: Council approves lead bartender description
15 hours 58 min ago
'Spring into Color' is topic for Nisswa Garden Club meeting
16 hours 28 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
16 hours 57 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
22 hours 45 min ago
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
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm