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County Administrator Tim Houle discusses concerns with the All Veterans Memorial Tuesday, May 22. Houle said the county could be liable should someone injure themselves at the memorial, which has gaps in the several places where brick is loosely laid. About 3,000 bricks still need to be placed, according to one of the project organizers. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
18 min 43 sec ago
Pine River American Legion to host Memorial Day services
3 hours 38 min ago
"Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces" tells the history of the Native American and Alaska Native men and women who have served in the United States military. Minnesota Historical Society photo
Smithsonian exhibit on Native American veterans opens in Mille Lacs
4 hours 38 min ago
Little Falls artist Charles Kapsner talks Tuesday, May 22, at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery before his latest painting depicting the U.S. Marine Corps was installed in the Committal Hall. The 8-by-10 foot canvas will be placed near the Army, Coast Guard and the Navy paintings. The next painting to be completed by the artist and the last in the series will be the U.S.Air Force. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Video For more photos to to https://bit.ly/2IIXGJ0  
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Military art project honors Marine Corps
6 hours 38 min ago
People fill up with gas at the SuperAmerica gas station Thursday on Washington Street in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Memorial Day weekend boasts summer weather, gas prices
7 hours 37 min ago
Tyler Peterson became the new champion of the Evan Lindquist 5K run on May 19, an honor held by Troy Fetterer several years in a row. Peterson received a time of 20:42.
Evan Lindquist 5K awards new champ
8 hours 37 min ago
Firefighters battle a large fire at Lakeside Loft, a privately owned condo building within the gates of Breezy Point Resort. The fire was reported about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, May 23. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Fire chief: Church, condo fires likely started outside
9 hours 37 min ago
The building on the corner of County Road 13 and Highway 371 formerly housed a restaurant and convenience store. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Nisswa: Council hears proposal to develop Sportland Corners
10 hours 37 min ago
Volunteers with boats made sure the utility strap was on correctly Thursday to get ready to pull the bog in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center .
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Bog battle continues: New effort results in minor movement but slow progress
11 hours 37 min ago
May 24, 2018
Firefighters battle flames at Lakeside Loft, a private residence at Breezy Point Resort, around 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 23. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journalplay button
UPDATE: No injuries in Breezy Point's Lakeside Loft fire: Cause undetermined
May 24, 2018 - 2:12pm
Man wounded by officer after standoff in Twin Cities suburb
May 24, 2018 - 1:47pm
Fire crews were limited to exterior attacks at the church since the roof of the building began collapsing early during the fire.
Faith Assembly of God building burns down, church continues with members
May 24, 2018 - 1:38pm
AIS decontamination station opens in Crosslake
May 24, 2018 - 11:30am
The official emblem of the 40 & 8. The triangular shape suggests veterans of the air, land and sea. By Feddacheenee [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons
Veterans organization seeks nursing students for scholarships
May 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Nancy Cross and Tim Brastrup fill in gaps between bricks and a concrete border with sand Wednesday, May 23, at the All Veterans Memorial on Laurel Street. The unfinished state of the memorial was the subject of criticism at Tuesday's Crow Wing County Board meeting. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Volunteers respond to county complaints at memorial site
May 24, 2018 - 10:00am