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Emergency personnel work to free a 19-year-old man from his vehicle after it rolled into the east ditch of Highway 371 south of Brainerd Monday, Jan. 21. The Brainerd Fire Department extricated the man and he was transported to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video  play button
After snow, brace for big chill: Motorists may face difficult commute Jan. 22 with slick roads
38 min 15 sec ago
Echo Journal file photo
Backus: Wellhead protection plan qualifies city for grant funding
1 hour 38 min ago
Pequot Lakes: Early Childhood Family Education classes offered
2 hours 8 min ago
Rollover traps Brainerd man on Highway 371
2 hours 38 min ago
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Jan. 24
3 hours 8 min ago
January 21, 2019
Today: There is a 100 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon, with a total daytime accumulation of 1-3 inches possible, with more snowfall expected tonight and Tuesday morning. Photo Illustration.
Lakes area should brace for 5-7 inches of snow
17 hours 29 min ago
There were 15 attendees at the Jan. 15 bonding referendum informational meeting in Pine River-Backus.
Pine River-Backus School District: Bond referendum details explained
23 hours 38 min ago
Backus Senior Center shares events
January 21, 2019 - 5:30am
Former Central Lakes College Instructor Joe Plut, known as the "Mad Hugger" smiles in a photograph taken in 2014. Plut passed away Thursday, Jan. 17. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Community mourns the loss of 'Mad Hugger' Joe Plut
January 21, 2019 - 5:00am
Echo Journal file photo.
Nisswa: Fire department to buy turnout gear washer/dryer
January 21, 2019 - 4:00am
Patriot Perspective: When in doubt, sit them out
January 21, 2019 - 3:30am
Graphic: National Weather Service Duluth
Wind chills and then snowfall: Brainerd expected to see up to 7 inches of snow by Tuesday
January 21, 2019 - 3:00am
January 20, 2019
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
January 20, 2019 - 11:30am
January 20, 2019 - 10:30am
The Regional Report: Aitkin group raising funds to update almost 70-year-old choir robes
January 20, 2019 - 7:00am