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March 22, 2019
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan gives an update at the Tuesday, March 19, committee of the whole meeting of commissioners Bill Brekken, Steve Barrows, Rosemary Franzen, Doug Houge (not pictured) and Paul Koering about the controversial Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement project that crosses part of the county. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County attorney talks Line 3 pipeline project
March 22, 2019 - 3:00am
March 13, 2019
This graph from the National Weather Service of Duluth shows total rainfall expected Wednesday-Thursday, March 13-14. Brainerd will see about 1-1 1/2 inches of rainfall.
Extended rain in forecast creates flooding concerns
March 13, 2019 - 3:00am
March 11, 2019
People walk through Gregory Park at dusk Saturday, March 9, as the snow falls in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Warm and sloppy: Week ahead calls for rain and fog. Saturday’s high ends 59-day streak of below-freezing temperatures
March 11, 2019 - 3:00am
A snowmobiler heads out through the snow onto Rice Lake Sunday, Feb. 10, in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
More snow? Oh, no! - Snowfall expected to continue
February 11, 2019 - 3:00am
November 10, 2018
Brainerd angler Matt Straw holds up a late season largemouth bass Thursday, Nov. 1, on Mission Lake north of Merrifield. The author is being inducted into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame March 3 at the Northwest Sport Show in Minneapolis. The hall, which is located in Hayward, Wis., features a collection of the most notable anglers, biologists, manufacturers and authors in the freshwater fishing industry. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video and Gallery play button
Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
November 10, 2018 - 9:00am
October 16, 2018
Jayme Closs (Barron Police Department)
UPDATE: Authorities still searching for missing Wisconsin girl
October 16, 2018 - 12:51pm
October 6, 2018
I'm Erin Bormett, and I'm the newest member of the Echo Journal staff.
Bormett's Vignette: Nomad no more, I've landed in the lakes area
October 6, 2018 - 10:00am
September 20, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity is filing a suit to force the federal government to develop a new wolf recovery plan for the U.S. even as efforts are underway to remove all federal protections for the big carnivore. Forum News Service file photo
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
September 20, 2018 - 6:27pm
September 13, 2018
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Minnesota has lowest percentage of obese adults in Upper Midwest
September 13, 2018 - 2:58pm
September 5, 2018
The two-story brick building off Superior Avenue in Randall is now home to The Old Creamery Quilt Shop, a creative and colorful endeavor to bring art and culture to the small town. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Progress: Mother-daughter profit from sew-sew work
September 5, 2018 - 11:00am
August 12, 2018
The future of Soo Line Engine 2719 is stuck in limbo. The train is currently at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
Lake Superior Railroad Museum to lose steam engine
August 12, 2018 - 8:05am
June 18, 2018
Highway 2 through Superior, Wis., is covered by floodwaters from the overflowing Nemadji River Monday morning after heavy weekend rainstorms. Bob King / Forum News Service
Historic flooding in northwest Wisconsin, just across border from Minnesota
June 18, 2018 - 10:40pm
June 14, 2018
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday it will try once again to take Great Lakes region wolves off the federal endangered species list. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Another effort planned to kick wolves off endangered list
June 14, 2018 - 6:23pm
June 8, 2018
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist
Photo courtesy of Ann Fredricks Photography
Kindness crosses a variety of comfort zones
June 8, 2018 - 6:42am
May 15, 2018
Officials: Drinking water safe after refinery fire
May 15, 2018 - 2:51pm
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