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Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch (left) gives a presentation about the 2019 final budget and levy during the board of commissioners meeting Tuesday, Dec. 11. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County: What does budget mean for taxpayers?
December 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
November 13, 2018
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Safety for Students app available to schools
November 13, 2018 - 6:00am
July 7, 2018
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NJPA changes name to Sourcewell
July 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
June 16, 2018
NJPA changes its name to Sourcewell
June 16, 2018 - 4:30am
June 11, 2018
Breezy Point: NJPA to help with comprehensive plan update
June 11, 2018 - 5:00am
May 27, 2018
Honored were: Patty Durham, Crosslake Community School; Nancy Meier, Pine River-Backus Elementary School; Renee Barnaby, Eagle View Elementary School; Jana Lueck, Pequot Lakes Middle School; Melanie Lindquist, Pine River-Backus High School and Angie Klein, Pequot Lakes High School.
Area teachers honored as Educators of Excellence
May 27, 2018 - 9:00am
May 17, 2018
Forty-nine educators from Region Five schools were honored by NJPA on May 9 at the organization’s annual Educators of Excellence Awards Banquet in Nisswa. Submitted Photo
NJPA honors local Region Five educators
May 17, 2018 - 8:00am
May 8, 2018
Pequot Lakes senior Austin Young received the Rising Star award for his positive attitude and success in school and sports after the death of his father in 2012. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes athlete shines on and off the field - Young receives Rising Star award
May 8, 2018 - 7:00am
May 3, 2018
Cass County Board will host a public hearing at the 6 p.m. May 15 regular board meeting at Bena City Hall, 38 County Road 8 in Bena, on a proposal to amend the county liquor ordinance to allow on- and off-sale licenses for breweries with taprooms.
Cass County Board: Proposed brewery taproom licenses up for public hearing
May 3, 2018 - 6:00am
April 30, 2018
Dylan Malz, who is interested in culinary arts, was chosen as a Rising Star for his kindness toward his fellow students in spite of his own life's difficulties.
PR-B Rising Star recognized for kindness
April 30, 2018 - 7:00am
April 29, 2018
Local nonprofits receive Initiative Foundation grants
April 29, 2018 - 11:30am
April 23, 2018
Taylor Vredenburg was chosen as a rising star in part because her focus on school intensified when she was faced with losing someone close to her.
Rising Star: PR-B student Vredenburg recognized for achievements during hard time
April 23, 2018 - 3:00am
April 16, 2018
Hailing from schools across Region Five, 44 students pose after being recognized as "rising stars," or students with exceptional, if unappreciated impact. Submitted photo / National Joint Powers Alliance
Area high schools students honored as 'rising stars'
April 16, 2018 - 8:00am
April 9, 2018
Clockwise from top left: Austin Young, Dylan Malz, Colette Vavpotic and Taylor Vrendenburg.
Rising Star students to be recognized
April 9, 2018 - 3:00am
March 19, 2018
Danika Dik, Erin Kempka, Madeleine Hoag and Randall Yost competed Wednesday, March 7, in the Lakes Spelling Bee at the National Joint Powers Alliance center in Staples. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Area students participate in regional spelling bee
March 19, 2018 - 9:00am