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Bob and Patricia Krussell of Dellwood stand next to their son-in-law, Steve Berger, left, on the night he asked for the hand of their daughter, Joanna Berger, in marriage during the summer of 2000. Steve Berger was shot and killed at a country concert in Las Vegas October 1, 2017. Courtesy of Bob and Patricia Krussell
Couple adopts grandchildren after Las Vegas shooting tragedy
10 hours 5 min ago
July 21, 2018
Helen Woods of Baxter holds up a fish she caught while riding in a pontoon on Ruth Lake in Crow Wing County on her 103rd birthday Tuesday, July 17. Submitted photoplay button
Baxter woman turns 103, goes fishing
July 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 20, 2018
Lois Krampert's family Ford Torino seen one mile south of the Red Rooster on County Road T, Easter Sunday, March 30, 1975. Plows pushed snow banks more than 12 feet high in places. Submitted photo
Hard winters lead to warm memories for Wisconsin woman who provides perspective on region's weather
July 20, 2018 - 6:57pm
July 19, 2018
Brian Sheehan of Bird Island is the newly-elected third vice president for Lions International. He will serve the international organization of over 1.47 million members as its president in 2021. Submitted photo
Lions International elects future leader from rural southern Minnesota
July 19, 2018 - 2:32pm
July 18, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
An Alabama man walked almost 20 miles to his new job. When his boss found out, he gave him a car.
July 18, 2018 - 9:55am
July 17, 2018
Photo courtesy of Max Pixel.
Her 3-year-old was locked in a washing machine filling with water. Now she's warning parents.
July 17, 2018 - 6:50am
July 15, 2018
Dulce and Ariel Gonzalez exchange vows at a makeshift altar set up inside the Strunks' home. Courtesy of Dulce Gonzalez.
A storm was ruining this beach wedding. Then a total stranger made the bride an offer.
July 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
Nisswa actor Rich Dreissig has been in the theater scene for about 50 years, in both professional and community settings. His figurine of Froggy the Gremlin - a character from the 1950s TV show “Andy’s Gang” - serves as Dreissig’s life coach and acting mentor. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Faces: 50 years on stage - Professional, community actor now entertains in Pequot Lakes
July 15, 2018 - 4:00am
July 13, 2018
Supercentenarian Evelyn Kleine smiles at friends and family during a celebration of her 111th birthday on Wednesday. Evan Frost / MPR News
Minnesota's longest-lived person turns 111
July 13, 2018 - 9:00am
July 10, 2018
Jack Jablonski, seen here in a photo posted to Twitter in December 2017, suffered a spinal cord injury in late 2011 during a junior varsity hockey game as a sophomore. Special to Forum News Service
'It was pretty shocking,' paralyzed former hockey player Jablonski says of wiggling toes
July 10, 2018 - 4:44pm
July 8, 2018
Brianna Engels, of Pequot Lakes, plays the role of the nightclub singer, Cherie, in the upcoming Pequot Lakes Community Theatre production of “Bus Stop.” Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Faces: From children's theater to center stage, Pequot Lakes actress leads upcoming 'Bus Stop' play
July 8, 2018 - 5:00am
July 7, 2018
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A bride gave bone marrow to save a stranger's baby. The child lived - and was her flower girl.
July 7, 2018 - 9:00am
July 4, 2018
St. Paul Assistant Fire Chief Mike Gaede, who is also an EMT, came to a man's aide when he had a medical emergency on a flight from Boston to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Gaede was coming back from a memorial service for a firefighter who was killed in the line of duty in California. Courtesy of Mike Gaede
St. Paul firefighter aids in mid-flight medical emergency
July 4, 2018 - 9:20pm
July 1, 2018
Seventy-nine-year-old Joanne Loewenstern (left) and her mother, 100-year-old Lillian Ciminieri, meet for the first time. MUST CREDIT: photo courtesy of Elliot Loewenstern.
Six decades after being told her mother was dead, she found her - 80 minutes away and 100 years old
July 1, 2018 - 10:00am
Diana Yerbich, originally from Bemidji, recently moved to Crosslake from Seattle and is working to start her own personal concierge business. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: There's a new concierge in town - Yerbich to bring new business to Crosslake
July 1, 2018 - 5:00am
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