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Emily area residents, businesses and motorists are invited to attend an open house to learn about a major construction project that will reconstruct Highway 6 through Emily in 2018. Screen shot from Crow Wing County Interactive GIS mapping.
Public invited to learn about Highway 6 reconstruction project at Emily open house April 9
6 min 32 sec ago
Fifty Lakes: Liquor manager, council say communication workshop was effective
2 hours 6 min ago
Police Blotter - March 24, 2018
4 hours 6 min ago
Bits of crumbling concrete on the County State Aid Highway 11 bridge over Highway 371 in Pequot Lakes is cosmetic and will be fixed when weather allows, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Bridge over highway has cosmetic damage
6 hours 6 min ago
Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Matt Kilian (left), Rep. John Poston, Sen. Paul Gazelka, Rep. Josh Heintzeman, Rep. Dale Lueck and Sen. Carrie Ruud wait to be introduced at the annual Eggs & Issues Minnesota Legislative Forum featuring Brainerd lakes area legislators at a panel discussion at Madden's on Gull Lake on Friday, March 23. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
'Eggs & Issues' legislative forum over, easy
7 hours 6 min ago
March 23, 2018
National Loon Center presentation set for Wednesday
22 hours 35 min ago
Gloria and Wilbert Scheel (left) & Gregory Scheelplay button
Elderly couple found dead in Minn., grandson arrested
March 23, 2018 - 9:07am
Representative Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, authored a bill that could help veterans.
Lueck's bill related to veterans advances
March 23, 2018 - 9:00am
The bar can continue selling wings by completely cooking them in the fryer, but Steve Maeger, Fifty Lakes liquor manager, said the quality is not as good. Maeger said the bar staff is experimenting with different ways to cook wings using the auto-fryer, which is the only approved cooking equipment in the kitchen, and will continue to do so. Illustration
Fifty Lakes: Bar must find new way to cook chicken wings
March 23, 2018 - 7:00am
The Pine River-Backus School Board agreed to review concerns and recommendations submitted by Marika Olivier, a parent speaking on behalf of herself, student athletes and their parents at the Monday, March 19, school board meeting. Illustration
PR-B School Board: Parent airs sports participation-coaching concerns
March 23, 2018 - 5:00am
A fire destroyed this mobile home Wednesday night in Sylvan Township in Cass County. This photo was taken the morning after.
Mother and daughter escape house fire unscathed
March 23, 2018 - 4:00am
March 22, 2018
Dead body found outside home in Naytahwaush in northwest Minn.
March 22, 2018 - 9:51pm
Minn. county takes farmland buffer strip law into own hands, finds huge success
March 22, 2018 - 6:01pm
Minnesota state Sens. Dave Senjem of Rochester, left, and Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria talk in the Senate Thursday, March 22, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers approve first bucket of MNLARS money
March 22, 2018 - 4:36pm
Leech Lake band objects to sulfate standard elimination
March 22, 2018 - 4:33pm