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August 16, 2018
Katie (Nolan) Bensen and her daughter, Sadie Bensen, of Roseville, pilot the #katiewins cardboard boat Saturday, Aug. 11, on Cross Lake’s Moonlite Bay. Katie Bensen, daughter of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and Marjorie Nolan and sister of Leah Heggerston, Crosslake, has stage 4 non-smoking lung cancer, which is why #katiewins originated. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Crosslake a hub of weekend activity
9 hours 38 min ago
August 12, 2018
Emily Mitchell from Crosslake entered two cream pies in the 2018 Crow Wing County Fair Baking Contest last week. Mitchell participated by entering two whole pies in two department competitions.The first pie, a coconut cream pie took first place in the Nursing Home and Handicapped Competition and the second pie, a chocolate cream pie took second place in Cream Pies Competition. This was the first time that Mitchell has entered her pies to compete at the Crow Wing County Fair.
Mitchell takes second in CWC Fair baking contest
August 12, 2018 - 11:00am
Spray patching continues this week in Crow Wing County
August 12, 2018 - 6:30am
August 9, 2018
Cardboard boat racers from the 2017 races. Echo Journal file photo.
Cardboard Boat Races set Saturday in Crosslake
August 9, 2018 - 8:00am
August 6, 2018
National Loon Center Foundation receives LCCMR recommendation
August 6, 2018 - 11:00am
August 4, 2018
Looking Back - Aug. 2, 2018
August 4, 2018 - 9:00am
July 29, 2018
Diet and moderate exercise resulting in a 5-7 percent weight loss (usually about 10-15 pounds) often work to bring blood sugar levels back down to a healthy range. Photo Illustration
Diabetes prevention class offered in Crosslake
July 29, 2018 - 8:00am
July 28, 2018
The filing period to seek election to area city, township and school board seats will run Tuesday, July 31, through Tuesday, Aug. 14. Photo Illustration
Filing period to open for city, township, school board seats
July 28, 2018 - 4:00am
July 26, 2018
Looking Back - July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018 - 3:30am
July 25, 2018
Image from the front of the National Loon Center Masterplan Final Report dated Feb. 2018.
Crosslake: National Loon Center project receives $4 million grant
July 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
July 24, 2018
Flower baskets adorn the Pine River Dam and Daggett Pine Creek bridges on County Road 66 in Crosslakers. The Crosslakers’ connectivity work group spearheaded the project as a way to beautify the city. Echo Journal file photo
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: Staff, volunteers busy with summertime projects
July 24, 2018 - 7:30am
July 23, 2018
The Pequot Lakes trap team, from left: Matthew Fabian, Dawson Rickard, Collin Stattleman, Bryce Fabian, Interim Coach Jason Johnson and Jake Johnson. Not pictured:Brock Andrews and Frankie Holmgren. Submitted Photo
Trap shooting: PL 19th, Crosslake 124th at Nationals
July 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
The Ostlund Homestead. August Ostlund (1844-1928) and Margaret Anderson Ostlund (1848-1930), came to Crow Wing County from Sweden and built this log home shortly after 1892 where they raised seven children. The home was moved to its present site on the museum grounds where it was restored and furnished by volunteers. Image from the Crosslake Area Historical Society website-
Crosslake Heritage Day set Aug. 11
July 23, 2018 - 8:00am
Kicks on Route 66 to host Business After Hours
July 23, 2018 - 7:30am
July 22, 2018
A loon stretches and flaps its wings early on a misty  morning on Gull Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
National Loon Center project garners $4 million grant
July 22, 2018 - 5:00am