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Prosecutors will not file charges in overdose death of musician Prince
Father charged with murder in death of 3-year-old western Minn. boy
Phifer exits District 8 DFL race after failing to secure party endorsement
Brainerd School Board: What's next now that bond referendum passed?
Cass County Board: 4-H coordinator honored with award for courage and innovation
Danecdotes: 12 Patriots commit to colleges
Boos will be remembered for his contributions to golf in lakes area
Track and field: Patriot girls 1st, boys 3rd in Bemidji
College Athletics: Gopher Road Trip travels to Cragun's May 23
Area Golf: Boos remembered as the creator of golf mecca
Byron W. Dezurik
Duane Henry Prahm
Margaret A. Burton
Jeanne M. Hunt (Mahlum)
Dallas "Tex" Warne
3 affordable wines to consider this spring
Crow Wing Energized: The Personal Impact of Workplace Wellness
3 Things for Better Health - April 16
Try a phone app to help you make healthy choices at the grocery store
Chef's Hat: Make your own rotisserie chicken
Danecdotes: Skipping spring is what we need
Letter to the editor: Overlooking veterans
Cheesehead Chatter: What's on your bucket list?
Pequot Lakes Mayor's Notebook: Rumors about Trailside Park plans addressed
The Last Windrow: Ice-covered lakes don't cool fishing fever
letters to the editor
Births: April 8, 2018
John and Clare Staulcup
Births - April 1, 2018
Births-March 22, 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