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Eagle View students between first and fourth grade recently participated in school olympics. In conjunction with the Winter Olympics, Eagle View athletes took part in various events based on the sports on display during the winter games. Submitted Photo
Elementary students take part in school olympics
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Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor JoAnn Weaver (center) sits with SWCD District Manager Melissa Barrick at the county board's committee of the whole meeting Tuesday and asks that a county commissioner attend the district's monthly meeting in the hopes of bettering their relationship, which has been contentious in the past over issues such as funding. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing SWCD seeks to get chummier with county board
1 hour 52 min ago
Public informational meeting set for Whitebirch Development project in Breezy
2 hours 39 min ago
South of Backus, swans float in frigid water and rest on the banks of the Pine River near where it flows under Highway 371.
Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
River bank beach day
3 hours 52 min ago
Sandy Layman
Layman announces bid for re-election
4 hours 53 min ago
Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Enthusiastic parade-goers gave their best smiles and showed off their lucky green at the Crosslake St. Patrick’s Day parade Saturday, March 17.
Boyd Lodge wins best float in Crosslake St. Patrick's Day Parade
5 hours 53 min ago
Townships throughout the state gathered for annual meetings and elections March 12.
Crow Wing County townships elect officers
7 hours 22 min ago
Erik Charles Knutson
Pequot Lakes man wins his appeal on drug sale case
7 hours 53 min ago
Mills Honda, of Baxter, presented principals at Nisswa, Baxter and Garfield elementary schools with $1,500 grants for each of their Technology Mobile programs. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Mills Honda gives tech grant to Nisswa School
8 hours 52 min ago
Three people were hurt Monday night when the vehicles they were in collided with two draft horses on Highway 371, south of Fort Ripley.
Vehicles collide with 2 draft horses on roadway: 3 people injured
9 hours 53 min ago
County Engineer Darrick Anderson presented a map of the county's spring road load limit restrictions. The county restrictions follow the state dates for this area and will be in effect until after the spring thaw. Click to view entire map.
Cass County Board: Board nominates Hwys 371, 210 as commerce corridors
10 hours 53 min ago
Crow Wing County Community Services receives commendation
11 hours 23 min ago
March 20, 2018
A fatal hit-and-run happened on 34th Avenue in front of Meadowland Estates mobile home park in Alexandria on Monday night, according to police. They are asking for the public's help in finding the driver and vehicle. Al Edenloff / Forum News Service
Authorities looking for driver who hits, kills pedestrian in Alexandria
19 hours 33 min ago
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
21 hours 12 min ago
Minnesota state Rep. Chris Swedzinski of Ghent testifies during a 2017 legislative hearing. He is a main driver behind a 2018 move to not enforce a pemit for landowners to mow roadside ditches. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Minn. lawmaker says ditch mowers help get rid of weeds
21 hours 47 min ago