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November 20, 2018
A recent study shows Central Lakes college contributes $135.8 million to the regional economy each year and supports 1,107 jobs. Graphic from Central Lakes College
CLC contributes $136 million to regional economy annually
6 hours 48 min ago
November 18, 2018
Tom Gonzalez, Bridges of Hope Self-Healing Communities Project co-coordinator, explains a proactive approach to improving intergenerational health in the Brainerd lakes area with Bridges of Hope Executive Director Kassie Heisserer by his side Nov. 5. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
November 18, 2018 - 5:00am
November 15, 2018
“HONK! A Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling” stars Cody Deplazes (standing from left), Mya Pederson, Evan Richter, Matthew Carey, Kansas Tilbury, Olivia Anderson, Miqaella Williams and Katie Hanneken; and Mara Adams (kneeling) and Emma Gearns. Submitted Photo
PR-B musical experiences dearth of seniors. Opportunity exists to grow young, talented cast
November 15, 2018 - 8:00am
November 2, 2018
New Crosslake School Board members elected
November 2, 2018 - 9:30am
October 25, 2018
Sourcewell to host workforce conference
October 25, 2018 - 4:30am
October 21, 2018
Lakewood Health to host joint pain seminar
October 21, 2018 - 10:30am
Cora Carlson and Ayven Turcotte pray over old flags before handing them over for honorable burning at the Nisswa American Legion flag disposal Thursday, Oct. 11. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Nisswa students learn history at Legion flag disposal
October 21, 2018 - 4:00am
October 19, 2018
"My Neighbor Is Not For Sale" booklets will be handed out during the first Cherish All Children, a faith community discussion on the prevention of child sexual exploitation and human trafficking, event scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd.
Child sexual exploitation happens - Events addressing prevention set
October 19, 2018 - 7:00am
Sourcewell debuts online student safety tools
October 19, 2018 - 4:30am
October 18, 2018
Students invited to Girl Powered event in Brainerd
October 18, 2018 - 4:30am
October 3, 2018
$25 million in safety grants awarded to Minnesota schools
October 3, 2018 - 6:30am
October 2, 2018
Jill Voges and other members of the Patriot Activities Club can often be found selling concessions at Pequot Lakes sporting events. Proceeds from the concessions are then donated to various school activities. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Danecdotes: PAC seeks new members
October 2, 2018 - 10:00am
September 28, 2018
Rod Knowles, who owns a home and greenhouse on the corner of South Fifth and Quince streets in Brainerd, is worried about having to move all of his orchids if the school district goes through with its land acquisition venture.
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Residents demand more information on land acquisition proposal
September 28, 2018 - 9:00am
September 18, 2018
The Crosslake Community School PTO receives a $2,000 check from Crosslake Town Square merchants for providing volunteers to run the Big Fun Tuesdays free family fun events throughout the summer at town square. Shown from left are Elysha Novak, PTO president; Jacob Buckentin; Nola Novak; Eli Novak; Eli Buckentin; Heidi O'Brien, PTO treasurer; Peyton O'Brien; Beth Buckentin, PTO vice president; and Joe Kraemer.
Crosslake Community School PTO gets $2,000 donation
September 18, 2018 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
Many e-cigarettes and other tobacco-related products come in cherry and other fruity flavors that are targeted toward the younger generation. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
As more Minnesota kids vape and smoke, health department issues advisory on dangers
September 12, 2018 - 10:54am
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