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Outstanding Crow Wing Co. seniors honored for compassion, willingness to help
Former Pine River man found unfit for trial in pipe-wrench murders of Frazee mom, son
Charges filed in northwest Minnesota City Hall fight
Officer shot in South St. Paul; suspect arrested
Cass County Board: Audit of county financial records in final review
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Patriot hoopsters take part in Heat Check Camp
Athletics: Pequot fall sports meeting scheduled
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
Trevor G. Bridgwater
Larry C Bahls
Donald R. Eckmann
Marlene (Olk) Krantz
Salmonella Sandiego outbreak in Minnesota linked to Hy-Vee's Spring Pasta Salad
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
Grim's Grub: Recipes harken back to Spurrier Hotel opening
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
Kindness can save lives
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
As I See It: The America I believe we need
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
January 21, 2018
Faith: It's midwinter, but the color is green
"In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, "Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone ... "In the bleak midwinter a stable place sufficed "The Lord God Almighty, Jesus Christ." - "In the Bleak Midwinter," text by Christina Georgina Rossetti, public domain. This is a portion...
January 21, 2018 - 3:30am
January 15, 2018
Giant chocolate chip cookies and the lessons kids learn on the farm
There's no doubt that kids who are raised on a ranch or a farm with livestock have a unique upbringing. From the accidental use of colorful language...
January 15, 2018 - 8:54am
January 4, 2018
Special delivery people
This Christmas, the Christmas for Kids program served 66 area families, which included 178 children. Each family also received a bag a of groceries...
January 4, 2018 - 8:00am
December 29, 2017
KLICK! - Christmas cheer spreads at Eagle View
Eagle View Elementary School students in kindergarten through second grade performed their annual Christmas concert for friends and family Tuesday,...
December 29, 2017 - 8:00am
Director's Notes: Christmas generosity on display at CCS
It is the afternoon of Dec. 15, and I am sitting in my office taking a breath after a very busy week and pondering what is sitting in front of me. At the moment, my office looks a lot more like Santa's workshop than anything else. There are 10 baskets of food and bags of presents...
December 29, 2017 - 4:30am
December 28, 2017
Christmas is for the kids
Community volunteers came together to wrap presents for the Christmas for Kids program Tuesday, Dec. 19, at the Nisswa Community Center. Local...
December 28, 2017 - 11:00am
More than 30 years as Santa - Mick delivers gifts to children in need
Santa Claus came to the lakes area a day early this year. On Saturday, Dec. 23, Santa - aka Dave Mick - delivered presents and food to children...
December 28, 2017 - 8:00am
December 27, 2017
Tax services offered at Pequot Lakes Library
AARP volunteers will be on hand again this year to help with taxes. This service is aimed at young people, seniors and those who need financial help. You must have an appointment, so be sure to call 218-568-6181. The helpers will be here from 1-4 p.m. every Thursday starting Feb....
December 27, 2017 - 3:30am
December 25, 2017
Editor's Note: The story below is a work of fiction by Hillman resident Jerry Johnson provided the Dispatch in the spirit of Christmas. Enjoy....
December 25, 2017 - 9:00am
Smiles from Santa: Seniors receive a Christmas surprise
A chorus of knocks and doorbells across the Brainerd lakes area Tuesday announced the arrival of some unexpected company and Christmas cheer....
December 25, 2017 - 7:00am
Fostering the spirit of Christmas
This time last year, broken toys and discarded gifts marked the holiday for Jen Sheets, the culmination of a whirlwind Christmas for her family...
December 25, 2017 - 5:00am
Christmas for Vets lays wreaths to honor veterans
Thanks to the Christmas for Vets program and 20 volunteers, 316 veterans at five lakes area cemeteries were honored with wreaths for the holiday...
December 25, 2017 - 4:00am
December 23, 2017
The Last Windrow: 'The Ugliest Little Christmas Tree'
I have a traditional column I submit each Christmas season, and I hope you don't mind me re-submitting this season. After all, people recite...
December 23, 2017 - 10:00am
Danecdotes: Don't be like me. Shop early, shop local
Echo Journal editor extraordinaire Nancy Vogt recently wrote a column calling on holiday shoppers to take advantage of Small Business Saturday...
December 23, 2017 - 8:00am
December 22, 2017
Rebuilding for Christmas - Wrights are grateful for their family this season
As the year comes to an end, many people tend to look back and take stock of what has happened over the last 12 months. For Todd and Shannon...
December 22, 2017 - 4:00am