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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Cancer survivor kicks off inaugural PR-B Relay for Life - Event raises more than $4,000
White Christmas in Brainerd area? Not likely: Mississippi River ice jam continues
NDSU representative to visit PR-B School
House 'complete loss' after fire in Backus
House is ‘complete loss’ after fire in Backus
Boys Hockey: Lightning boys lose two
Girls Hockey: Lightning girls tops Minnehaha
Junior Hockey: Granite City holds off North Stars 4-2
Boys Basketball: Patriot boys win two more - Pequot tops Proctor in OT
Boys Basketball: Tigers top N-K in 2OT - Team starts season 2-0
Shirley Mae (Johnson) Blaisdell
Vivian H. Knutson
Chef's Hat: For a festive holiday, give recipes in a jar
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
Crow Wing Energized: Support your local food shelf
Saying goodbye to the pain: 25-year-old raises awareness about endometriosis
Faith: Christmas, a love story
Letter to the editor: 'I know nothing'
Opinion: Will anybody care when you die?
The Cracker Barrel: Easy English isn't
From the Lefthand Corner: The joy of Christmas
Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
letters to the editor
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
August 22, 2018
Josh Duhamel spotted in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—If you did a double-take and could've sworn you saw actor Josh Duhamel, 45, strolling around Park Rapids this past week...well,...
August 22, 2018 - 11:06am
June 11, 2018
Driver taken to hospital after Hwy 34 collision
A 66-year-old Fridley man and his passenger were taken by ambulance to St. Joseph's Hospital in Park Rapids after a two-car collision Friday...
June 11, 2018 - 4:00am
April 8, 2018
4 injured in Park Rapids multi-vehicle accident
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Four people were taken to a Park Rapids hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries after a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 71 at the intersection with Jade Rose Drive about 3:14 p.m. Sunday, April 8, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Jason Michael...
April 8, 2018 - 10:16pm
February 2, 2018
Pequot Lakes theater students advance to sections
Pequot Lakes students Mollie Pierson, Austin Evenson, Breanna Rhodes and Ashley Mixer are moving on to sections in the Minnesota State High School...
February 2, 2018 - 7:00am
December 14, 2017
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 75-year-old Park Rapids man has died and three teenagers were injured in a crash on an icy, snow-covered state Highway 71...
December 14, 2017 - 7:46pm
Couple survives 25 minutes in frigid waters of northwest Minn. lake after falling through ice
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—A Park Rapids man is hospitalized and his wife is recovering after the couple went through the ice on their ATV and...
December 14, 2017 - 3:55pm
December 7, 2017
Two Park Rapids, Minn. men accused of cattle theft
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. - Two Park Rapids, Minn. men have been charged with felonies after allegedly selling cattle they did not own. Bret Ricardo...
December 7, 2017 - 8:15pm
November 16, 2017
MPR in Brainerd back on air after repairs
Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd got their daily dose of classical music and news after an audible drought brought on by lightning...
November 16, 2017 - 7:00am
November 12, 2017
MPR in Brainerd off the air due to lightning damage
Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd who have grown accustomed to listening to classical music and tuning in for news were met recently...
November 12, 2017 - 4:00am
September 25, 2017
Little Minnesota in World War II: Book honors brave men from smallest, rural towns
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — Small-town Minnesota farm boys were highly sought after by the U.S. military during World War II. Drawing from photos,...
September 25, 2017 - 2:37pm
April 19, 2017
'Everything is learning': Minnesota districts with free pre-K say its boon for kids, parents
ADA, Minn. — Fresh off a post-lunch nap, the 4- and 5-year-olds in Dawn Tinjum's pre-kindergarten class at Ada-Borup Elementary School...
April 19, 2017 - 7:42pm
April 11, 2017
Police arrest man, former murder suspect, for pursuit in Itasca State Park
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The man believed to have led law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit before fleeing into the Itasca State Park woods...
April 11, 2017 - 11:52am
March 3, 2017
Wrestling a family affair for Park Rapids Area
ST. PAUL — When Park Rapids Area senior wrestler Justin Dravis was a few months old, he made his first appearance at the Minnesota state...
March 3, 2017 - 8:23pm
November 30, 2016
Park Rapids man admits to burning down garage
A Park Rapids man was arrested and charged with felony second degree arson after admitting to local grocery store employees and law enforcement...
November 30, 2016 - 1:32pm
October 27, 2016
Five arrested in Park Rapids drug buy
Five people were arrested and face felony charges in connection with a drug buy Thursday, Oct. 20 in Park Rapids where authorities seized meth,...
October 27, 2016 - 2:47pm