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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Seasonal crack sealing continues this week
Registration ends June 1 for youth theater camp
Area teachers honored as Educators of Excellence
Lakes Area Interfaith Caregivers welcomes board members
The Regional Report: Randall eliminates police dept.; Walker community center in financial trouble
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Funding available for woodland management
Amateur Baseball: Victory League
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Lightning strike down rival Fort Ripley
Howard Anthony Michels
Vernon Wayne Warner
Senior Menus: May 28-June 1, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's avocado time, and they're packed with nutrients
Make Memorial Day memorable, not fatal
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
Letter to the Editor: Response to Abler's 'hundred million miracles'
The Cracker Barrel: Secrets from down under
The Last Windrow: Happy his running days are over
From the Lefthand Corner: Guns are getting into the wrong hands
Letter to the Editor: Good job, Rep. Poston
letters to the editor
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: May 26, 2018
Births - May 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
April 4, 2018
Major drug bust in northwest Minn. nets 30 for meth, opioid sales
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—Drug investigations have culminated in the arrest of nearly 30 individuals, several in their 50s and even 60s, for meth...
April 4, 2018 - 2:27pm
March 10, 2018
Drug agents arrest 6 in drug bust
Six Brainerd suspects were arrested Thursday after the Lakes Area Drug Investigative Division agents executed a search warrant at a house on...
March 10, 2018 - 6:00am
January 1, 2018
Several arrested following SWAT raid in Browerville
The Morrison County Sheriff's Office responded Friday to a report of shots fired at a home in Swanville Township. No one inside the residence...
January 1, 2018 - 4:00am
November 15, 2017
Agents bust 4 in meth sale investigation
BREEZY POINT—Four people were arrested Monday night following a three-month investigation into the sale of methamphetamine in the lakes...
November 15, 2017 - 11:00am
August 10, 2017
Minnesota couple face charges after allegedly leaving meth needles with kids' toys
An Osakis couple face felony charges for allegedly leaving methamphetamine paraphernalia in the home they share with their three young children....
August 10, 2017 - 2:55pm
July 26, 2017
5 charged for holding pregnant Minnesota woman at gunpoint who they thought was meth dealer
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Three Bemidji men and two Bemidji women were charged with felonies Tuesday after allegedly holding a pregnant woman -- who...
July 26, 2017 - 3:21pm
May 9, 2017
Authorities: Couple part of major meth conspiracy that stretched from Minnesota to Colorado
The interception of a FedEx package containing a pound of methamphetamine, a high-speed motorcycle pursuit across the Bong Bridge and a last-ditch...
May 9, 2017 - 6:37am
February 27, 2017
Charges: Minnesota man kidnapped baby to try to get girlfriend back
WILLMAR — A Willmar woman got out of the shower Thursday evening to find her 8-month-old daughter gone. So was her ex-boyfriend, Angel...
February 27, 2017 - 8:41pm
February 7, 2017
Woman accused of driving to Minneapolis for 'baseball-sized' balls of meth
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A Crookston woman accused of helping another woman bring baseball-sized balls of meth from Minneapolis to Grand Forks,...
February 7, 2017 - 3:11pm
October 27, 2016
Five arrested in Park Rapids drug buy
Five people were arrested and face felony charges in connection with a drug buy Thursday, Oct. 20 in Park Rapids where authorities seized meth,...
October 27, 2016 - 2:47pm
October 13, 2016
Police: Drug dog finds 9 pounds of meth in a yard
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul police dog found nearly nine pounds of methamphetamine buried beneath some flowers on the property of a St. Paul home. Two people were charged Tuesday with possessing the drugs and the intent to sell them. Raul Mejia-Lopez, 40, and Adriana Aguilar Gonzalez,...
October 13, 2016 - 9:39am