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November 5, 2018
Kathy Evavold, 59, is angry about rumors that her husband, Lee, 64, a Battle Lake, Minn., farmer and former member of the Ashby Farmers Elevator Cooperative, may have killed himself in July 2018 because he may have known about his friend, Jerry Hennessey’s embezzlement of $5 million. His problem was depression, she says. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Suicide widow angry with rumors: Says husband didn’t know about Ashby Co-op embezzlement
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
October 27, 2018
Joy Potthoff (left) and her granddaughter Marie Kirsch make cookies at her home in Nisswa. Kirsch is a finalist in the Destination Downtown contest with her Knotty Pine Bakery, inspired by her grandmother’s baking. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Finalists vie for 2nd Destination Downtown business prize
October 27, 2018 - 7:00am
October 26, 2018
A photo of Sydni Rehovsky, 11, of Alexandria, is displayed in the Halloween department at the Target in Alexandria, Minn. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minnesota girl becomes newest face in Target ads and she loves it
October 26, 2018 - 4:30pm
Business Briefs Policy Announcements
October 26, 2018 - 9:30am
From the Roggenkamp Tax & Accounting website at https://www.mntaxpros.com
Roggenkamp Tax and Accounting acquires JB Accounting
October 26, 2018 - 6:00am
October 22, 2018
“It still works and it’s fun to drive,” says Jack Vadnie of Clifford, N.D., whose family since the mid-1950s has owned a 1918 Moline Universal tractor. Photo courtesy of Jack Vadnie
Centennial oddball: 1918 tractor modeled horse-drawn implements
October 22, 2018 - 6:45am
October 21, 2018
When it comes to crimes committed in Crow Wing County, discovering where the crime occurred, when and what kind of criminal offense took place is as easy as clicking a mouse. The online crime map was introduced this summer by the sheriff's office, which partnered with Crow Wing County GIS to create the tool. (Click on the image to see the entire screenshot)
Tech Savvy: County crime map could catch criminals
October 21, 2018 - 7:00am
October 20, 2018
Hy-Tec crews and subcontractors like Jim's Electric work on the Brainerd General Rental site Wednesday, Oct. 17, along Highway 371 in Baxter. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Hy-Tec crews take advantage of break in the weather at Brainerd General Rental site
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 18, 2018
The Treehouse has been on the market for some time now, but after the death of his partner, Curt Lindelof decided to auction off all of the greenhouses and contents, since sale as a greenhouse and nursery hadn't worked.
The Treehouse closes after almost 30 years
October 18, 2018 - 4:00am
October 17, 2018
Best of the Brainerd Lakes Winners - 2018
October 17, 2018 - 11:41pm
Best of the Brainerd Lakes
October 17, 2018 - 9:04pm
This picture shows a newly born Angus calf with its mother in the background. By Dukemeiser at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=185329
Local Angus producers among top 10 in state
October 17, 2018 - 4:00am
October 14, 2018
The signature crab cakes at A.T. Black & White are pan-fried and served with spring mix greens and drizzled with a chipotle ranch dressing. Jeremy Millsop / Brainerd Dispatch
Area Dining: The Black and White gets a gold star
October 14, 2018 - 7:00am
Business savvy couple, Steph Noordmans (left) brought Red Fox Pottery out of hiatus while Randy Noordmans manufactures tandem tricycles. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Husband and wife run separate area businesses
October 14, 2018 - 4:00am
October 13, 2018
Roger Hoplin (left), John Wetrosky, Miss Pine River Ellie Smith and Pine River Chamber President Jay Cline present Kathy Bittner Lee, of the PineandLakes Echo Journal and Brainerd Dispatch, with a $1,000 check for winning the Go Pine River drawing Monday, Oct. 8, at the chamber's annual Go Pine River dinner.
Echo Journal wins Go Pine River
October 13, 2018 - 12:30pm