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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Sheriff's advice: Stay off the ice - Temps not yet cold enough for foot, vehicle traffic
DNR commissioner delivers update to Crow Wing County Board
Brainerd City Council: Lager that lingers - City staff to review brewery odor regulations
State fire marshal investigates Crosby apartment fire
Crow Wing County schedules public hearing about budget, levy
Area Girls Hockey: Lightning shade Detroit Lakes in OT
Women's Hockey: U.S. Hockey Hall Of Fame Faceoff Classic 'fantastic' event
Junior Hockey: North Iowa dominates North Stars
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Girls hockey: Lightning win 2 of 3 to start season
Ileana "Kathy" Peterson
Brian Matthew Alexander
Grim's Grub: Try these techniques to smoke food
Community invitation to focus on childhood trauma and solutions
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
November 11, 2018
Valor of veterans: Brainerd Public Schools honor holiday
Flags waved, trumpets sounded and voices rang as area schools honored military veterans Thursday and Friday in anticipation of Veterans Day Sunday,...
November 11, 2018 - 9:00am
Vietnam through the lens: Staples photographer shares his wartime experience
STAPLES—It was a half-century ago when Ken Klose learned Vietnamese, but a few phrases still roll easily off his tongue. "'Trâu chậm...
November 11, 2018 - 7:00am
November 10, 2018
Christmas fundraiser for needy veterans underway
Homeless and Wounded Warriors MN kicked off its Christmas fundraiser for 2018 and is seeking donations to assist needy veteran families during the holidays. Nominations are submitted by friends, families and neighbors as well as county and state agencies. All families are screened...
November 10, 2018 - 10:30am
October 25, 2018
Jonny comes home: Northwest Minnesota town welcomes back a hero
FERTILE, Minn. — We have all driven through them. Maybe you live in one — a small town that would go above and beyond for someone they love...
October 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
October 20, 2018
Legal clinic for veterans set
The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans is hosting a free legal clinic for veterans 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Brainerd American Legion. Attorneys, MACV staff, county veterans service officers and child support officers will be available throughout the day to assist...
October 20, 2018 - 4:30am
September 28, 2018
VA Clinic expands services to Brainerd lakes area veterans
The VA Clinic in Brainerd has added new services as the result of a recent physical expansion. The physical expansion provided the space to develop full service, on-site audiology and optometry services that were previously available on a limited basis or at the Medical Center in...
September 28, 2018 - 4:30am
September 9, 2018
Hackensack Legion Auxiliary donates to riders
Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 Treasurer Linda Becker presents a $100 check to Walker Legion Riders Ride Director John Fallgren...
September 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 8, 2018
Backus Legion Auxiliary breakfast is Sunday
The Backus American Legion Auxiliary's monthly fundraiser breakfast will be served from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. The meal includes fried or scrambled eggs, pancakes or French toast, sausage and bacon, juice and coffee for $7 for adults and $4 children under age 7. The public...
September 8, 2018 - 5:30am
August 28, 2018
Suicide prevention forum aims to prevent unnecessary deaths
The Brainerd Veterans Affairs Clinic hosted a veteran mental health and suicide awareness forum to help veterans, family members, friends and...
August 28, 2018 - 3:25pm
August 24, 2018
Coming Sunday: Stopping suicides
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the nation, the third-leading cause of death for people aged 10-14 and the second leading cause...
August 24, 2018 - 10:00am
August 9, 2018
Suicide Awareness Forum planned in Brainerd
To assist veterans, family members, friends and community partners in saving lives, the Brainerd VA Clinic is hosting a Veteran Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Forum 6-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 at the Brainerd VA Clinic, 722 NW Seventh St., in Brainerd. The event is free and registration...
August 9, 2018 - 4:30am
July 20, 2018
Cass County Board: More money being spent on fewer veterans
PINE RIVER—Despite the fact the number of veterans living in the county declined as older vets died, expenditures per veteran escalated...
July 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 29, 2018
Honoring their sacrifice: Brainerd Memorial Day celebration pays tribute to fallen servicemembers
Jamie, Jerry and Gary. These names resonate with Tim Bray—the Crow Wing County engineer, though his day-job took a backseat to his lesser-known...
May 29, 2018 - 4:00am
May 26, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Good job, Rep. Poston
I am writing today to commend your local state representative John Poston for his leadership in the House on matters related to our veterans. In his short time in the Legislature, Rep. Poston has quickly emerged as one of our leading voices on veterans' issues. He was the chief author...
May 26, 2018 - 7:30am
May 25, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
Those wishing to pay respects this Memorial Day weekend at the All Veterans Memorial on Laurel Street may want to watch their step.
May 25, 2018 - 3:19pm