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February 14, 2018
Bill and Sharon Wortham share more than a love for the ages. For the Ideal (Township) couple, their pacemakers-defibrillators - his third, her first - is another thing they have in common that has helped keep their love for each other alive all these years. "He was in the Marines. I thought he was pretty handsome," Sharon said of their first meeting at an armed forces dance. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Couple with heart problems keep love alive with pair of pacemakers
February 14, 2018 - 4:00am
February 1, 2018
State Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, announced his intention to seek election for a third term. File Photo
Heintzeman announces re-election bid for Minnesota House
February 1, 2018 - 9:00am
January 23, 2018
Essentia Health offers e-visits
January 23, 2018 - 8:00am
January 22, 2018
Essentia Health to offer free cervical cancer screenings
January 22, 2018 - 4:30am
Naturalist Plinske to speak in Baxter
January 22, 2018 - 3:30am
December 28, 2017
Dave Mick, of Baxter, dresses up as Santa Claus each year and delivers gifts to children in the Christmas for Kids program in the Pequot Lakes and Nisswa area. He has been doing so for more than 30 years. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
More than 30 years as Santa - Mick delivers gifts to children in need
December 28, 2017 - 8:00am
November 29, 2017
Crow Wing County invites public review and feedback on its updated draft of the county's multi-hazard mitigation plan, as required by the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. The multi-jurisdictional plan covers Crow Wing County, including the cities of Baxter, Brainerd, Breezy Point, Crosby, Crosslake, Cuyuna, Deerwood, Emily, Fifty Lakes, Fort Ripley, Garrison, Ironton, Jenkins, Manhattan Beach, Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Riverton and Trommald. Screen grab from https://scse.d.umn.edu/crowwing-county-mhmp
County seeks feedback about multi-hazard mitigation plan
November 29, 2017 - 11:00am
November 25, 2017
A Memorywood Drive resident in Baxter uses sandbags to keep water from White Sand Lake from getting closer to their home. High water worries had residents looking to the Baxter City Council for help. Submitted photo
Baxter City Council: Ditch work could help high water in Baxter
November 25, 2017 - 10:00am
November 21, 2017
Sarah Small, senior management consultant for the Minnesota Office of Management and Budget, facilitates a public information session on ditch mowing Monday at the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Baxter office as Assistant MnDOT Commissioner for Engineering Services Nancy Daubenberger, left, and Cori Calhoun, division business manager, look on. Zach Kayser / Brainerd Dispatch
MnDOT details ditch mowing rule
November 21, 2017 - 7:00am
November 11, 2017
Patty Potts, of Baxter, shows off one of the many quilts she has handmade for veterans. After knowing many who have died or suffered from the effects of war, quilting is Potts’ way to give back. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Faces: Quilting for a cause - Potts uses talents to give back to veterans
November 11, 2017 - 6:00am
November 10, 2017
Flooding on White Sand Lake threatens the Sundberg house on Memorywood Drive in Baxter.  Submitted Photo
White Sand Lake high water threatens homes
November 10, 2017 - 6:00am
October 13, 2017
Letter to the editor: Buffoons who do the math
October 13, 2017 - 7:30am
October 8, 2017
Father Blake Rozier became part of Immaculate Heart Church in Crosslake and St. Emily's Church in Emily in July. He is an avid outdoorsman and Minnesota sports fan. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Crosslake, Emily Catholic churches welcome new pastor - Father Blake Rozier returns to lakes area
October 8, 2017 - 4:00am
September 7, 2017
Anderson Brothers Construction employees work on a South Sixth Street east frontage road reconstruction project in south Brainerd. 
Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: Anderson Brothers - Building up the Brainerd lakes area
September 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 5, 2017
Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabrics owner/colorist Karla Overland smiles as she talks about the business and all the different colors Cherrywood creates at the studio in the Baxter Industrial Park. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: Cherrywood: Small Brainerd business makes colorful global impact
September 5, 2017 - 7:00am