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Pine River-Backus speech team attended the Pequot Lakes Early Bird meet Jan. 12. Pictured here are Back: Olivia Anderson, Chawna Cusey, Grace Rivers, Alayna Sabas, Cody Deplazes, Randall Yost. Front: Kansas Tilbury, Emma Gearns, Ava Deplazes, Evan Richter. Submitted Photo
Pine River-Backus: Tilbury advances to finals at speech meet
1 hour 33 min ago
Mick Hatten of The Rink Live interviews Brian Bissonette and Deb Pfaff of Bemidji about the city's role in hosting Hockey Day Minnesota. Jillian Gandsey / The Rink Live
WATCH: The Rink Live plans second day of streaming Hockey Day Minnesota interviews
1 hour 43 min ago
Josh Heintzeman
Heintzeman to host in-district office hours this Saturday
2 hours 3 min ago
Reminders: Jan. 19, 2019
3 hours 3 min ago
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
3 hours 33 min ago
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
4 hours 3 min ago
Members of the Crow Wing Power board, along with co-op executive staff, meet the morning of Thursday, Jan. 17. The Emily manganese deposit loomed large over proceedings as a center of controversy in recent weeks. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Mining muddle: Crow Wing Power board grapples with controversial royalty agreement
4 hours 33 min ago
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
5 hours 3 min ago
Graphic from the Tobacco 21 website at -
Pine River-Backus School District: Board declares support for tobacco age change
5 hours 33 min ago
Women's cancer support group meets Feb. 8
6 hours 3 min ago
Sen. Carrie Ruud
Ruud introduces bill to protect Environment and Natural Resource Trust Fund
6 hours 33 min ago
Echo Journal file photo.
Crosslake: Committees formed to tackle city projects. Funding for projects under debate
7 hours 33 min ago
Oldest know picture of the city of Pequot Lakes, circa 1895, looking north along Front Street. The second building on left is listed as Thurlow's store. Old blacksmith shop on right may have been the second school in town, prior to the building of the first two-story school in 1900. Source: Project Centennial 1894-1994 - by the Pequot Lakes High School Social Studies class of 1994.
Looking Back - Jan. 18, 2019
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cited tribal, maintenance and safety concerns as reasons to close East Gull Lake Drive, including three vehicle crashes -- two fatal -- at the road’s intersection with Gull Lake Dam Road in 2018. This file photo, taken shortly after one of the fatal crashes, shows the intersection. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Army Corps to close portion of East Gull Lake Drive in 2025
8 hours 33 min ago
Fundraiser breakfast is Sunday at Hackensack Legion
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