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"Mille Lacs is the number one bass fishery in the United States right now, and we just want to help protect it," said Jim DeRosa, president of the Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance. "We're really thrilled that we could play a small part in that." BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
New estimate shows healthy Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population
2 hours 53 min ago
Deep Portage announces summer camps
5 hours 23 min ago
April 21, 2018
Women's Track and Field: Pequot's Lane finishes third in heptathlon
April 21, 2018 - 9:30am
Tiger all-conference athletes and honorable mentions, from left: Emma Barchus, Gabby Rainwater, Rylie Hirschey and Bailey Wynn. Not pictured: Alyssa Semmler. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Semmler, Wynn, Rainwater MVPs for PR-B volleyball
April 21, 2018 - 9:00am
Leagues forming at Emily Greens
April 21, 2018 - 4:30am
Crosswoods women's league begins April 30
April 21, 2018 - 3:30am
Jason Kottke, pictured, and Brett Laugen of Nisswa caught a 70-inch sturgeon on Rainy River on Thursday, April 5. The sturgeon was caught on a circle hook with three nightcrawlers and three fathead minnows. Kottke and Laugen fought the fish for 25 minutes before finally pulling it into the boat. After taking the photo, Kottke and Laugen returned the fish to the river.
Nisswa anglers catch monster sturgeon
April 21, 2018 - 3:00am
April 20, 2018
Tiger award winners, from left: Nick Ackerman, Torry Hirschey, Brady Raph, Justin Potz and Louis Bueckers. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Boys Basketball: Ackerman MVP for Tiger boys
April 20, 2018 - 11:36am
On Wednesday, April 11, the Crosslake Community School archery team received their invitation to participate in the 2018 NASP Eastern Nationals Tournament to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 10-12. Submitted Photo
Crosslake archers prep for nationals
April 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Patriot Karli Skog finished second in the 60-meter hurdles at Bemidji State University Thursday, April 12.
Track and field: Patriot girls 1st, boys 3rd in Bemidji
April 20, 2018 - 9:18am
Despite snow, spring turkey season began Wednesday - Licenses available for seasons from May 2 to May 31
April 20, 2018 - 5:30am
April 19, 2018
Pequot Lakes senior athletes who signed letters of intent on Wednesday, April 11. Front row, from left: Sydney Tietz, Chelsea Skluzacek, Rachel Friberg, Kristin Skog, Grace McGuire and Addisuone Harrington. Back row: Reid Pierzinski, Zach Sjoblad, Karli Skog, Addie Hubbard, Austin Young and Deven Psyck. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Danecdotes: 12 Patriots commit to colleges
April 19, 2018 - 3:01pm
Fred Boos. Peter Wong / photo courtesy of the MGA
Boos will be remembered for his contributions to golf in lakes area
April 19, 2018 - 11:00am
April 18, 2018
College Athletics: Gopher Road Trip travels to Cragun's May 23
April 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Fred Boos poses on the practice green of The Pines at Grand View Lodge, the golf course he created that helped turn the Brainerd Lakes Area into a golf mecca. Boos passed away April 13.
Area Golf: Boos remembered as the creator of golf mecca
April 18, 2018 - 6:00am
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