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Fourth of July

January 27, 2019
Costco sells the DJI Mavic Air unmanned aerial vehicle or drone like the ones owned and used by Crow Wing County to fight fires, rescue people from the water and more. Submitted photo
Tech Savvy: Drones to the rescue
January 27, 2019 - 5:00am
July 13, 2018
In the Kiddie Parade, the trophy for best overall entry went to Noelle Esler, Crosslake, as Tiny Miss America.
Stars & Stripes winners listed
July 13, 2018 - 8:00am
The Pequot Lakes High School band performs "Downtown" during the Nisswa Freedom Days Parade on Tuesday, July 3. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Fourth celebrations included music, parades, fireworks and more
July 13, 2018 - 6:00am
July 9, 2018
Fireworks are fired off from the shoreline and from the water Friday, July 6, at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. Fireworks were extended across multiple days for this mid-week Fourth of July holiday week. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge Fireworks
July 9, 2018 - 8:00am
July 8, 2018
Faith: Land of the free and home of the brave
July 8, 2018 - 7:30am
July 7, 2018
The Last Windrow: Celebrating the Fourth with a bang
July 7, 2018 - 9:00am
July 6, 2018
We kept up the frenzy until we ran out of things to blow up, then gorged ourselves on the picnic fare every family had prepared. Hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, beans, all washed down with pop or Kool-Aid and followed by a bowl of ice cream or a giant wedge of watermelon or a handful of homemade cookies, everything tasting so good that you wanted to keep eating until, like a cherry bomb, you just exploded. Photo Illustration.
The Cracker Barrel: Boyhood Fourth
July 6, 2018 - 8:30am
July 5, 2018
Crosslake: Celebrate America fireworks show is Saturday
July 5, 2018 - 9:00am
Fireworks shot from Don Adamson Sports Complex light up the sky Wednesday, July 4,  as part of Brainerd/Baxter's Fourth of July celebration.  Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video
Brainerd Fourth of July festivities unites lakes area for a day
July 5, 2018 - 8:00am
Ben and Forrest Porter, 5 of Deerwood, share a rootbeer float while Sam Milsop, 6 of Deerwood, has one of his own after the Mission Parade. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Mission Township serves up parade floats, root beer floats
July 5, 2018 - 7:00am
July 4, 2018
John Alan Greenwaldt
1 year later, Greenwaldt's death remains mystery
July 4, 2018 - 4:00am
xA group of runners happily crosses the finish line of the Firecracker Run in Nisswa last year. Echo Journal File Photo
Nisswa Firecracker Run to be held July 7
July 4, 2018 - 3:00am
Fourth of July events in the Brainerd lakes area
July 4, 2018 - 2:30am
July 3, 2018
Fireworks in Brainerd for last year's Fourth of July celebration. A nearly day-long 60 percent chance of rain, coupled with possible thunderstorms, might derail 2018 festivities. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Storms in forecast for Fourth
July 3, 2018 - 7:40pm
Pequot Lakes: Stars & Stripes Parade moves to 11:30 a.m. July 4
July 3, 2018 - 5:42pm