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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC contributes $136 million to regional economy annually
Fingers crossed: Pillager hosts turkey bingo
Teen driver dies in crash
Crow Wing County Community Services wins innovation award
'We're not those kids': BLC students create business, bust stereotypes
Junior Hockey: North Iowa dominates North Stars
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Girls hockey: Lightning win 2 of 3 to start season
Women's College Hockey: BSU, SCSU hope game in Brainerd Tuesday, Nov. 20, will be classic
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
James M. Dullum
William D. O'Hara
Ileana "Kathy" Peterson
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
November 14, 2018
Sour grapes no more, township winery can make wine
A decision by the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners to amend the county's land use map to allow a local winery to operate as intended in...
November 14, 2018 - 5:00am
September 26, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: County administrator prefaces budget, levy presentation with warnings - Approves preliminary 7 percent tax levy increase
Crow Wing County is facing a crisis of epic proportions. County Administrator Tim Houle didn't sugarcoat it or mince words prior to the approval...
September 26, 2018 - 7:00am
September 15, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Houle proposes 7 percent tax levy increase
Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle seeks balance. He hammered the point home at the Friday, Sept. 14, meeting of the budget committee before...
September 15, 2018 - 7:00am
August 23, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: 'An addiction crisis': Report detailing rising meth addiction alarms county commissioners
Methamphetamine is readily available and cheap—and it's a growing problem not only statewide but in Crow Wing County. County residents...
August 23, 2018 - 5:00am
August 20, 2018
Alcohol a factor in crash injuring 2
KATHIO TOWNSHIP—Two motorists suffered non-life-threatening injuries when a vehicle crashed into another at an intersection in Kathio Township...
August 20, 2018 - 7:00am
July 12, 2018
Woman rear-ends vehicle with her truck, flees and crashes
A 35-year-old Brainerd woman suffered injury Tuesday, July 10, after rear-ending an SUV with her truck and then fleeing from authorities, which...
July 12, 2018 - 7:00am
June 16, 2018
Hog roast fundraiser to benefit Crow Wing County Drug Court
The second annual Drug Court Hog Roast Fundraiser is planned 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 25 on the east lawn of the Crow Wing County Judicial Center in Brainerd. The cost of the fundraiser sponsored by Brainerd Community Action and benefiting the Crow Wing County Drug Court is $6 for a sandwich,...
June 16, 2018 - 6:30am
May 11, 2018
Brainerd addiction center celebrates 10th anniversary
Sam Anderson's baby celebrated its 10th anniversary Thursday, May 10, with a fundraising banquet at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd....
May 11, 2018 - 4:00am
March 27, 2018
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
DULUTH—Melissa Rainville did not take the Peeps pairing lightly. The head brewer from Hoops Brewing smelled the popular bunny-shaped, sugar-coated...
March 27, 2018 - 8:17pm
February 23, 2018
Opinion: Guns, opioids, alcohol, bad judgment and balance
Every person in America should have the privilege of driving a car if they meet the qualifications. Requirements involve passing written and driving tests and passing a vision test. Enough incidents of driving violations or driving impaired can certainly curtail and even eliminate...
February 23, 2018 - 11:30am
October 28, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Let adults make decisions
A recent letter by Alexis Bylander that responded to the letter I wrote about government staying out of our lives was a little disingenuous to say the least and surely short on full disclosure. Ms. Bylander isn't just some casual visitor to Brainerd as claimed - she is the public...
October 28, 2017 - 5:30am
September 14, 2017
Alcohol involved in crash sending 2 to hospital near Blackduck
Beltrami County, Minn. --Two people were taken to the hospital after an SUV was rear-ended, causing another vehicle to roll. Authorities say...
September 14, 2017 - 8:13am
August 9, 2017
Rollover injures driver
PEQUOT LAKES—The driver of a Honda CRV was injured at 2:28 p.m. Monday when her sports-utility vehicle rolled over at the intersection...
August 9, 2017 - 5:00am
July 19, 2017
Bikini-friendly beverages: Enjoy these beers and seltzers without guilt
During summer, Midwesterners enjoy a warm lake breeze as the sun beats down onto their bronzed skin. Beachbodies make an appearance thanks to...
July 19, 2017 - 12:10pm
March 9, 2017
Sunday liquor sales becomes law
On Thursday, March 2, the Minnesota House of Representatives re-passed a bill that will legalize the sale of beer, wine and liquor on Sundays in Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the legislation Tuesday, March 7. The agreed upon legislation allows liquor stores to open between 11...
March 9, 2017 - 7:08am