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January 11, 2019
Skaters glide around the rink Thursday, Jan. 3, in Nisswa. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Skating at sunset
January 11, 2019 - 6:00am
January 3, 2019
Carol and Matt Bradley pull their ice fishing equipment onto the ice during heavy snow Thursday, Dec. 28. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Winter weather can't keep locals inside
January 3, 2019 - 8:00am
September 2, 2018
Roger Landers (left), Gull Lake Trail Steering Committee member, and Ed Carlson, Nisswa Park Commission member, talk to Ada Vitale, who lives on Nisswa Lake, about the proposed Gull Lake Trail through Nisswa at a trail open house Thursday, Aug. 22. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
People learn more about Gull Lake Trail in Nisswa
September 2, 2018 - 4:00am
June 11, 2018
Zoe Bresnahan won the 2.4-mile swim with a time of 7:26:45 during the fifth annual Zorbaz Gull Lake Challenge Saturday, June 9, on Lake Margaret. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Swimming: Plymouth, Brainerd men pace Zorbaz Gull Lake Challenge
June 11, 2018 - 11:00am
May 16, 2018
Running: Sour Grapes races at Northland Arboretum June 8-9
May 16, 2018 - 10:30am
May 3, 2018
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Angie Lind, left, of Brainerd, along with Jennifer Oseland and Melissa Trees of Pequot Lakes reach the finish line together in the Run for the Lakes 5K Friday, April 27.
Teens and Tesdahl dominate Run for the Lakes Races
May 3, 2018 - 2:06pm
April 30, 2018
Children follow the banana at the starting line of the Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes Kids 1K Friday in Nisswa. The banana, accompanied by an orange this year, is an easy to spot runner to help keep the kids on the right course during the race. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Run for the Lakes Friday
April 30, 2018 - 6:00am
April 26, 2018
Run for the Lakes begins Friday
April 26, 2018 - 6:30am
March 27, 2018
A rotting beam and disintegrating shingles illustrate the need to replace the roof on the historic water tower and latrine building in Jay Cooke State Park. Built by the CCC in 1934, the building is on the National Register of Historic Places. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Jay Cooke State Park facilities 'in crisis'
March 27, 2018 - 7:31pm
March 7, 2018
Danny Sieve (left) helps his 8-year-old daughter Julia Luepke take off down the luge he built in the backyard of their Alexandria home. Beth Leipholtz / Forum News Service
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Dad builds luge run for backyard fun
March 7, 2018 - 6:00am