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January 16, 2017
Ganley family members who have worked at the family restaurant include Pat (left), Luke’s father who originally bought the restaurant; and current owners Luke and Chrissy with four of their children - Clare, Mirjana, Rita and Catherine. Pete Mohs/Echo Journal
Third generation now working at Ganley's - Pat Ganley purchased restaurant in 1984
3 hours 13 min ago
Years ago when life was less hectic, Kathy Deuel would create wedding gowns. The specially tailored dress took 500 hours of hand time. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Home-based sewing business reaches 40th year
3 hours 22 min ago
Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Crosslake council member Dave Nevin presents Todd Lyscio, Crosslake Community School director, with a plaque recognizing Jan. 22-28, 2017 as City of Crosslake School Choice Week during the council meeting Monday, Jan. 9.
Crosslake: Council approves appointments, tables city engineer designation
3 hours 36 min ago
Submitted Photo Emily Hanneken (back row from left), Rebecca Weber, Jason Cadwell and Brandon Wolske; and Kelsi Willis (front row from left), Nathan Nelson, Madison Abraham and Jasmin Ellsworth, along with Bradley Rudquist (not pictured), were named Pine River-Backus Students of the Month for December.
Pine River-Backus Students of the Month
3 hours 47 min ago
Breezy Point: Council swears in new members, approves annual appointments
3 hours 48 min ago
Submitted Photo Leslie Rowland, husband Andrew and daughter Avalyn were presented a nursing scholarship by the local Forty & Eight group, also pictured.
Forty & Eight give scholarship
3 hours 49 min ago
Tiger Talk: Booster club supports PR-B student growth
3 hours 50 min ago
Pine River-Backus School District: Board reorganizes
3 hours 53 min ago
Moses Karngbaye, a junior, spoke about his experience with racism at Maple Grove High School as part of Martin Luther King Day celebrations at the Ordway Theater in St. Paul on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The Governor’s Council held a Day of Service and Celebration with the theme: “The time is always right to do what is right.” (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
On MLK Day, Minnesota speakers say answers to justice, equality still not settled
5 hours 15 min ago
Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
8 hours 5 min ago
Elaine Bilben, owner of Ideal Boarding Kennels in Ideal Corners, gives one of her canine guests a treat. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Ideal Boarding Kennels nears 50 years in business
10 hours 27 min ago
Jesse Grant (left) and his brother Tony Grant pause for a photo in the warehouse of Jim's Electric Company in Baxter. Their father, Jim Grant, founded the company in 1976. 
Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Family ties power electrical business
10 hours 28 min ago
2017 Business Traditions - Roll of Honor
13 hours 12 min ago
Responders arrived and found a trailer house fully engulfed in fire. Efforts to extinguish the fire were immediately underway. An adult male was located deceased inside the residence, the sheriff's office reported. BrainerdDispatch.com Ilustration
Deceased man found in Motley house fire
14 hours 26 min ago
1 dead, 4 injured by apparent carbon monoxide in Minn. fish house
15 hours 27 min ago
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