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February 19, 2019
Patriot Perspective: Eagle View students take learning into nature
14 hours 4 min ago
Echo Journal file photo
Director's Notes: Enrollment applications being taken
18 hours 4 min ago
Feb. 18-22 is School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota. Pictured are Brainerd School Board members Charles Black Lance (back left), Reed Campbell, Ruth Nelson, Bob Nystrom, Tom Haglin and board Chair Sue Kern (front right). Also pictured is Superintendent Laine Larson (front left). Submitted Photo
Brainerd celebrates School Board Recognition Week
19 hours 4 min ago
Operation Round-Up offers Impact Grant
19 hours 34 min ago
Pine River-Backus School Board members review the PBIS process from the elementary. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School Board: TeHennepe to resign at end of school year
20 hours 4 min ago
Eryk Haapajoki (left) hugs Alex Haapajoki Sunday, Feb. 17, at Brainerd High School as part of the making of a promotional video for Smiles for Jake, a suicide prevention organization inspired by suicide death of 16-year-old Jake Haapajoki, Eryk's son. The community was invited to take part by giving each other hugs, smiles and high fives. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Smiles for Jake movement moves forward: Set to launch Thursday
21 hours 4 min ago
The Jenkins City Council had a full meeting Feb. 11 to discuss road maintenance mutual aid agreements. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Jenkins: Wilson Township mutual aid road agreement approved. Council to seek engineer review of corduroy road
22 hours 4 min ago
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Look for fresh flakes Feb. 20
23 hours 4 min ago
February 18, 2019
Deputy Erick Rypkema was injured when a shooting suspect he was pursuing shot at him from a vehicle Thursday night, Feb. 14. Hubbard County Sheriff's Office / Special to Forum News Service
Authorities identify 2 deputies involved in Nevis shooting
February 18, 2019 - 8:04pm
"The Progress of the State" statue, better known as the Quadriga, stands at the base of the Minnesota Capitol dome in this file photo. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Should Minnesota require a civics credit? Lawmakers are weighing that
February 18, 2019 - 6:22pm
MDA offers agricultural grants to schools to purchase milk coolers
February 18, 2019 - 9:30am
Team MinneWegians outpaces Team Lorraine's Gang in "smoosh" races Saturday, Feb. 16, during the Nisswa Winter Jubilee. Smoosh races consist of teams of four attached to pairs of planks racing around a course. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video  play button
Nisswa Winter Jubilee Smoosh Races
February 18, 2019 - 9:00am
A Pequot Lakes traffic study would chart traffic patterns, including at the stoplight at Main Street and Patriot Avenue. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Council will consider traffic study proposals in March
February 18, 2019 - 8:00am
Genevieve Birkeland (left), Adam Lokken, Matthew Evens and Carly Boggs do a practice run with their robots at St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Robotics program teaches engineering skills at St. Francis: 2 teams headed to world championship
February 18, 2019 - 7:00am
Heintzeman appointed to environment, water quality commissions
February 18, 2019 - 6:30am