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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Luck of the draw: Allen pulls out the win in Manhattan Beach
Nisswa student studying in Chile
Brainerd Public Schools: Distinguished Achievement Hall of Fame to move from fall to spring
Deadline to homestead for property taxes approaches
Level 3 offender moves to rural Brainerd
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Brett Lee Thomas
Rockne D. Anderson
Brett R. Halverson
Matthew L. Sell
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Card games: Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018
The Cracker Barrel: Mental clutter
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
Guest Opinion: Cass County Sheriff's Corner
Reader Opinion: Ready to Serve
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
October 28, 2018
Candidate forum for local state representative candidates is Monday
A candidate forum for Minnesota House of Representatives districts 9A, 10A and 10B will be 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at Central Lakes College's...
October 28, 2018 - 9:00am
October 19, 2018
Best of Brainerd Lakes results are in
The wait is over and the results of the first Best of Brainerd Lakes contest are here. Check out the 2018 Best of Brainerd Lakes magazine in...
October 19, 2018 - 6:00am
October 10, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Thiede defends record after opponent's letter to the editor
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede started the Tuesday, Oct. 9, county board meeting by taking aim at Bill Brekken, Thiede's opponent...
October 10, 2018 - 5:00am
October 3, 2018
Crow Wing County: Sheriff candidates share visions in forum
The Crow Wing County sheriff candidates emphasized different leadership styles they would utilize if elected for the post in the 2018 November...
October 3, 2018 - 12:42pm
Crow Wing County: Commissioner candidates court undecided voters
For Crow Wing County residents with questions as to whom to vote for in November's general election, this was the place to be. The Crow Wing...
October 3, 2018 - 5:00am
September 27, 2018
Crow Wing County candidate forums are Oct. 2
A candidate forum for Crow Wing County commissioner and sheriff races will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Crow Wing County Land Services...
September 27, 2018 - 9:00am
September 15, 2018
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
It was 35 years ago today that I started my career in the lakes area as a regional reporter for a new Northern Edition publication that would be inserted each Wednesday in the Brainerd Dispatch. I remember that one of my first challenges was learning the area since I grew up and went...
September 15, 2018 - 7:30am
September 13, 2018
Available now: Behind the Progress Edition
In this episode of the DispatchCast, Dispatch reporters share their experiences in pursuing some of the 20 stories filling 56 pages of the 2018...
September 13, 2018 - 4:30am
September 3, 2018
Our Opinion: Celebrating Progress in the Brainerd area
Brainerd lakes area businesses have a lot to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. The economy is in a turnaround, new businesses are opening, unemployment is at historic low levels and jobs are there for those who seek them. It's a spectacular turnaround from the Great Recession of a...
September 3, 2018 - 5:30am
September 2, 2018
'Best of' contest results to be released Oct. 19
Results of the "Best of Brainerd Lakes" contest will be revealed when the 2018 Best of Brainerd Lakes magazine is published Oct. 19. Winners...
September 2, 2018 - 5:00am
August 16, 2018
Our Opinion: We are not the enemy
"The media is not the enemy of the American people." That's the core message in editorials from hundreds of newspapers Thursday, Aug. 16, across...
August 16, 2018 - 7:00am
July 13, 2018
Cheesehead Chatter: Farewell to Echoland
By the time this column makes it to readers, I'll be working my last couple days at the PineandLakes Echo Journal. After a lot of deliberation,...
July 13, 2018 - 8:30am
July 7, 2018
It's time to vote! - Have your say in who's 'best in lakes area'
The nominations are in, and now it's time to vote. The Brainerd Dispatch and Echo Journal present the Best of the Brainerd Lakes Area contest....
July 7, 2018 - 11:00am
July 2, 2018
Vote for the Best of the Brainerd Lakes!
The nominations are in, and now it's time to vote. The Brainerd Dispatch presents the Best of the Brainerd Lakes contest! During our nomination...
July 2, 2018 - 8:52am
June 1, 2018
Community leaders share personal, painful stories
BAXTER—They came from all walks of life—a business leader, a health care professional, an educator and a student—but they shared...
June 1, 2018 - 4:00am