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Townships throughout the state gathered for annual meetings and elections March 12.
Crow Wing County townships elect officers
1 hour 14 min ago
Erik Charles Knutson
Pequot Lakes man wins his appeal on drug sale case
1 hour 44 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
2 hours 44 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
3 hours 44 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
4 hours 44 min ago
Crow Wing County Community Services receives commendation
5 hours 14 min ago
March 20, 2018
Sailboats in winter storage line Walker Bay at the Shores of Leech Lake Resort in Walker. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Waiting for summer
21 hours 45 min ago
Day of the Young Child Celebration includes activities, door prizes
22 hours 15 min ago
The data is being collected for the Wadena County Geologic Atlas, Part B (hydrogeology). The results build on the Part A (geology) information, which was produced by the Minnesota Geological Survey in 2016. Screen shot from
Groundwater sampling planned for Wadena County
23 hours 14 min ago
Minnesota United States Pageant winners are Kimberly Stommes (left), Mrs. Minnesota; Alyssa DelTorre, Ms. Minnesota; Mandy Peterson, Miss Minnesota; Kylie Christenson, Miss Jr Teen Minnesota; Madeline Helget, Miss Teen Minnesota; and Tracy Phillippe, Ms. Woman Minnesota.
Minnesota United States Pageant crowns 6 ladies
23 hours 45 min ago
Top left: Claire Nowacki, winner in the age 5 and under division - (49), Top Right: Hannah Berglund won in the age 6-9 division - (34). Bottom Left: Mackinzie Lewandowski won in the age 10-14 division - (45). Bottom Right: Andrea Martin won in the age 15-plus division - (51)
Crosslake WinterFest coloring contest winners announced
March 20, 2018 - 7:00am
Forestview Middle School Principal Jon Anderson talks Monday to the Brainerd School Board about mental health services, while FMS counselors Trudi Storbakken, Alison Medeck and Daniel Fischer listen.
Jennifer Stockinger / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School District: 'A difficult school year': Brainerd school discuss mental health services
March 20, 2018 - 6:00am
Patriot Perspective: Incredible community partnerships
March 20, 2018 - 5:30am
Crosslake School: Board discusses student safety concerns
March 20, 2018 - 5:00am
Dave Bergeron with Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Inc and WSN consultant Erica Marcussen Monday talk about security in the Brainerd School District's buildings and how it will be improved if voters approve the building bond referedum scheduled for April 10.
Jennifer Stockinger / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Education dept. gives go-ahead on proposed building plan
March 20, 2018 - 4:00am