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January 6, 2019
The Pequot Lakes High School symphonic band. Submitted Photo
Sleigh bells evermore
January 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
Faith: Happy Holy-Days!
January 6, 2019 - 7:30am
January 4, 2019
This photo, courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, shows elongate hemlock scale on the underside of holiday evergreen decorations.
MDA requests burning, bagging evergreen decorations
January 4, 2019 - 8:00am
December 29, 2018
The Last Windrow: This Christmas gift exchange was unplanned
December 29, 2018 - 7:30am
December 28, 2018
Kindergartners played an assortment of percussion instruments during their rendition of "Ring the Bells" at Eagle View Elementary's holiday program Thursday, Dec. 20. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Eagle View students sing in the season with holiday program
December 28, 2018 - 10:00am
'Tis the season to tree-cycle your Christmas tree
December 28, 2018 - 8:00am
December 27, 2018
Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Hundreds of presents waiting to be wrapped fill tables at the Nisswa Christmas for Kids wrapping party Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the community center.
That's a wrap! Christmas For Kids helped 180 children this year
December 27, 2018 - 1:49pm
Kindergarten students perform at the Dec. 3 Pine River-Backus elementary Christmas Concert.
PR-B students sing in the holiday cheer
December 27, 2018 - 10:00am
December 26, 2018
Virgie and Dan Heath's house is decked out with Christmas decorations Thursday, Dec. 20, in Merrifield. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Merry Merrifield: Christmas in Merrifield lighting contest is a bright idea
December 26, 2018 - 12:53pm
Bea Henderson, a 96-year-old lakes area resident, plays piano Monday, Dec. 17, at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center. Henderson, who has been playing piano for 91 years, volunteers an hour of her time every Monday to play at the hospital. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video play button
96-year-old shares piano talents at hospital
December 26, 2018 - 12:46pm
December 25, 2018
'Ain't no ox can fly!'
December 25, 2018 - 8:00am
Oakley Ford, 7, Pine River, asked Santa for a doll house, but another wish was a priority: Her mother’s recovery from a broken leg. Submitted Photo
Kids share wishes with Santa in Backus
December 25, 2018 - 6:00am
December 24, 2018
Coming Tuesday: A merry Merrifield
December 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
Letters to Santa: Foothills Christian Academy
December 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Patriot Perspective: Appreciate the good; reach out to others
December 24, 2018 - 8:00am