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Crow Wing SWCD board to meet in Breezy Point in July
42 min 8 sec ago
Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 project would cut through the northwestern portion of Crow Wing County, as shown in this map provided by the company.
Crow Wing County Board: County grants Line 3 easements to Enbridge
2 hours 12 min ago
Manhattan Beach City Hall. Echo Journal file photo.
Manhattan Beach: Council names P&Z commissioner
3 hours 12 min ago
June 25, 2019
Amy Fredrickson is set to face the man who sexually assaulted her as a teenager for the first time in nearly 30 years on Tuesday, June 25, as she opposes a pardon extraordinary for his first-degree criminal sexual conduct conviction. 
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'There is no pardon for me': Minnesota survivor faces man who raped her
20 hours 3 min ago
U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber
Stauber, Klobuchar, Smith applaud $190000 EDA grant for Itasca County
21 hours 42 min ago
Laura Bishop, the newly appointed commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, sports a 16-year stint in the private sector. She specialized in executive roles at the meeting point between environmental regulatory authorities and business. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
New MPCA chief brings private sector experience to the table
22 hours 12 min ago
Echo Journal file photo.
Pine River: Action clears way for new daycare
June 25, 2019 - 4:00am
June 24, 2019
Claire Steen, the honorary survivor chair for the Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure, strikes a pose near the Pequot Lakes High School athletic field, where the June 29 event will take place. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure: Breast cancer survivor promotes education
June 24, 2019 - 4:00am
June 23, 2019
Sen. Carrie Ruud
Governor signs Sen. Ruud's Legacy Finance bill
June 23, 2019 - 9:00am
Erica Bjelland from RREAL in Backus (pictured third from left) was recently honored by the American Conservation Coalition as one of its first 30 under 30.
RREAL's Bjelland makes national 30 Under 30 list
June 23, 2019 - 8:00am
June 22, 2019
A North American gray wolf. Photo courtesy of U.S. National Park Service
Advocates plan rally to take place at gray wolf delisting hearing Tuesday
June 22, 2019 - 4:30am
June 21, 2019
Cass County staff will draft a generalized layout for future use of the approximately 55 acres the county bought from the state for $1 (located in the highlighted area).
Cass County Board: Developer eyes former Ah-Gwah-Ching site for housing
June 21, 2019 - 2:00pm
Cass County Farm Family of the Year Ernest and Diane Haehnel. Monica Lundquist / Brainerd Dispatch
Cass County Board: County honors Haehnels as farm family of the year
June 21, 2019 - 9:00am
Dan Leagjeld addresses the Crow Wing County Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment Thursday, June 20, with requests to rezone a portion of former Driftwood Resort land to continue operation of his dredging business. Also pictured is Cindy Hidde, of Stonemark Land Surveying. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County: Commission recommends rezoning Driftwood land for dredging business - County board to take up issue July 9
June 21, 2019 - 5:00am
Echo Journal file photo.
Pine River-Backus: School board approves preliminary budgets
June 21, 2019 - 4:00am