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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Local law enforcement escorts Special Olympics flame
VA Community Clinics offering Whole Health intro course
Jenkins: Council seeks dust control ahead of July 4
Play for Patrick hosts free cardiac screening for student athletes
WeARE to host annual fundraiser
Pony League Baseball: PR-B edges Baxter, falls to Aitkin
Track and Field: Engholm, Pierzinski named PL's field MVPs. Chaney, Johnson named track MVPs
7th-grade Thunder wins Summer Kickoff
Girls Golf: PR-B's Barchus 54th, Netland 60th
Boys Golf: PR-B's Raph 7th at state. PL's Seeling takes 15th, Neva 57th
Elven Ray Holloway
Robert "Bob" Masters
Karen Rose Johnson
Kathy Jo Riley
Methodists' stance on homosexuality divides the church
Grim's Grub: Gender equality created today's cafes
Faith: A call to love your neighbor
Senior Menus: June 17-21, 2019
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Sheriff's Corner: There are rules regarding water rafts on Minnesota lakes
Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Sheriff's Corner: ATV season is here, so be sure to ride safe
The Last Windrow: Corn field mistake acknowledged 30 years later
Vogt's Notes: Stop to offer up prayers for crash victims
letters to the editor
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
Births: May 3-15, 2019
June 16, 2019
Fun 'N' Friends crew shares their meaning of Father's Day
Father's Day was established in the early 20th century in America—and whom a father is and what he means to each person is different. Some...
June 16, 2019 - 9:00am
June 14, 2019
Best of the Brainerd Lakes nominations still open
Do you have a favorite local restaurant, bakery, golf course, newspaper, home builder, resort, nonprofit, etc.? The list goes on and on. If so,...
June 14, 2019 - 6:00am
June 11, 2019
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd Kyle and Danielle Rundhaug, Pine River, a boy, Easton James, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, May 16, 2019. Grandparents are Daniel and Diane Petersen, Elmdale, and Mike and LeAnne Rundhaug, Pine River. Luther and Alisha Wallin, Pequot Lakes,...
June 11, 2019 - 8:00am
June 1, 2019
Births: May 3-15, 2019
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd Nathan and Ashley Geike, Nisswa, a boy, Emmanuel Vance, 8 pounds, May 5, 2019. Grandparents...
June 1, 2019 - 11:00am
Cuyuna man guilty of stealing $41,000 from Crosby snowmobile club
A 75-year-old Cuyuna man will do some jail time, be on probation for two decades and must pay close to $41,000 in restitution to the local snowmobile...
June 1, 2019 - 7:00am
May 23, 2019
Football: U of M to tour Minnesota with Paul's Axe
The University of Minnesota announced a Paul Bunyan Axe Tour with a stop in Brainerd 5-8 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Brainerd Welcome Center. The Gopher football team reclaimed the traveling trophy with a 37-15 victory over University of Wisconsin Nov. 24, 2018. It's the first time...
May 23, 2019 - 9:30am
May 22, 2019
Leashed dog bites neighbor in Brainerd
A 71-year-old Brainerd woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries after she was bitten a couple of times on her arms Thursday, May 16, by a...
May 22, 2019 - 5:00am
May 14, 2019
Rollover crash injures driver
A 28-year-old Garrison man was injured at 8:38 p.m. Saturday, May 11, after crashing his vehicle on Crow Wing County Highway 2. The Crow Wing...
May 14, 2019 - 7:00am
May 13, 2019
Fishing opener proves successful for some: Walleye biting on Mille Lacs, crappies in Brainerd area
Walleye and crappies reigned supreme in the lakes area during a cool, windy 2019 fishing opener, garnering mixed reviews from bait shops. For...
May 13, 2019 - 5:00am
May 12, 2019
Paint, wood and motherhood: Central Minnesota woman shares farmhouse home renovation with growing Instagram audience
BRAINERD, Minn. — When Emily Lothert decides to redecorate, 11,500 others are along for the journey.The 28-year-old Brainerd High School graduate...
May 12, 2019 - 7:42am
May 8, 2019
Veterans town hall slated May 16 in Brainerd
A veterans town hall meeting focused on improving Veterans Affairs health care services and programs is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, May 16,...
May 8, 2019 - 8:00am
May 4, 2019
Births: May 4, 2019
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd Robert and Lindsay Buhl, Nisswa, a boy, Owen Robert, 7 pounds, 12 ounces, March 29, 2019....
May 4, 2019 - 11:00am
May 1, 2019
So close yet so far - fundraiser hits the road again to raise more money
Jerry Meadows just wants to return home, but the disabled veteran who arrived on foot last month in St. Cloud from Bemidji will not—not...
May 1, 2019 - 5:00am
April 30, 2019
Governor appoints Mallie to Brainerd bench
Brainerd attorney Matthew Mallie was appointed to the bench in Minnesota's 9th Judicial District, replacing retiring Judge Earl E. Maus. Mallie will be chambered in Brainerd.
April 30, 2019 - 1:30pm
Coming Wednesday: He's back
The Air Force veteran was flying high when he completed his walk from Bemidji to St. Cloud earlier this month, but he fell short of his fundraising...
April 30, 2019 - 1:00pm