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Pine River-Backus speech team attended the Pequot Lakes Early Bird meet Jan. 12. Pictured here are Back: Olivia Anderson, Chawna Cusey, Grace Rivers, Alayna Sabas, Cody Deplazes, Randall Yost. Front: Kansas Tilbury, Emma Gearns, Ava Deplazes, Evan Richter. Submitted Photo
Pine River-Backus: Tilbury advances to finals at speech meet
January 18, 2019 - 10:00am
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Pine River-Backus School District: Board declares support for tobacco age change
January 18, 2019 - 6:00am
Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Sheriff Scott Goddard and Jaycees event chair Clint Meyer measure the thickness of ice on Gull Lake's Hole-in-the-Day Bay on Thursday, Jan. 17.
Goddard gives go-ahead for fishing extravaganza
January 17, 2019 - 5:38pm
Crow Wing County Delinquent Tax List
February 27, 2015 - 2:13pm
Members of the Crow Wing Power board, along with co-op executive staff, meet the morning of Thursday, Jan. 17. The Emily manganese deposit loomed large over proceedings as a center of controversy in recent weeks. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Mining muddle: Crow Wing Power board grapples with controversial royalty agreement
January 18, 2019 - 7:00am
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cited tribal, maintenance and safety concerns as reasons to close East Gull Lake Drive, including three vehicle crashes -- two fatal -- at the road’s intersection with Gull Lake Dam Road in 2018. This file photo, taken shortly after one of the fatal crashes, shows the intersection. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Army Corps to close portion of East Gull Lake Drive in 2025
January 18, 2019 - 3:00am
Miss Pine River and court represent the Chamber at many area festivals, parades, and pageants throughout the year. File photo.
Miss Pine River applicants sought
January 16, 2019 - 6:00am
Classic Last Windrow: 'The Ugliest Little Christmas Tree'
December 23, 2013 - 5:40pm
People walk on an ice carousel, a spinning disc of ice cut free with chain saws, Saturday, Jan. 12, on Green Prairie Fish Lake during the second annual Sunny Zwilling Memorial Ice Carousel Extravaganza in Little Falls. The ice carousel was one of four carousels cut in a larger, 154.3-meter carousel, which broke the world record. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video  play button
Colossal carousel: Little Falls family makes world's largest spinning ice disc
January 14, 2019 - 2:19pm
Echo Journal file photo.
Pine River: City tackles rezoning, amendment and variance
January 17, 2019 - 4:00am
Oldest know picture of the city of Pequot Lakes, circa 1895, looking north along Front Street. The second building on left is listed as Thurlow's store. Old blacksmith shop on right may have been the second school in town, prior to the building of the first two-story school in 1900. Source: Project Centennial 1894-1994 - by the Pequot Lakes High School Social Studies class of 1994.
Looking Back - Jan. 18, 2019
January 18, 2019 - 3:30am
Cheryl Hanson
January 18, 2019 - 10:47am
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Josh Heintzeman (left) and John Poston.
Heintzeman, GOP urge Gov. Walz to nix possible sick tax revival
January 17, 2019 - 5:00am
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
January 18, 2019 - 7:30am