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February 17, 2018
Battles may loom about Fischbach, funding
February 17, 2018 - 10:15am
Trump budget cuts crop insurance and heating, boosts military and infrastructure
February 17, 2018 - 10:03am
Lyndsey Olson
St. Paul city attorney sues lawmaker, alleging defamation
February 17, 2018 - 9:05am
Police Blotter - Feb. 18
February 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Four people were arrested Friday morning following an ongoing investigation into the sale and distribution of narcotics within Crow Wing County.
Drug agents arrest 4 in Crosby bust
February 17, 2018 - 8:00am
Todd Lyscio
Crosslake Community School: Board reinstates director without discipline
February 17, 2018 - 7:00am
Former astronaut Duane Carey demonstrates the importance of preparation with Pine River-Backus fourth-grader Addison Poehler and second-grader Hunter Trujillo. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School: Before space, astronaut explored Foot Hills forest
February 17, 2018 - 5:00am
A Motley firefighter sprays water Friday morning on the Richard Swartz’s family dairy barn Friday morning. The early morning blaze killed 17 dairy cows, a calf and chickens on the farm east of Motley. The Motley and Pillager fire departments fought the blaze in sub-zero temperatures. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
Dairy barn fire kills 17 cows, chickens
February 17, 2018 - 4:00am
Ice is nice. Weather drawing by Jayne Wilhelm from Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
Weather drawing - Feb. 18
February 17, 2018 - 3:00am
February 16, 2018
Mahad Abdiraham
Mall of America stabber sentenced to 15 years
February 16, 2018 - 7:09pm
President Donald Trump walks toward Marine One from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Feb. 16, 2018. On Friday, Robert Mueller, the special counsel, indicted 13 Russian nationals and described a vast, sophisticated Russian operation to interfere in the election, delivering to Trump the kind of evidence that the president has long sought to dismiss as political attacks from his rivals. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
President Trump's 'Russia hoax' turns out to be real
February 16, 2018 - 4:07pm
Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Russia investigation, leaves the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2017. Republican lawmakers warned President Donald Trump on Jan. 28, 2018, not to fire Mueller, but showed little sense of urgency to advance long-stalled legislation meant to protect the special counsel. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Russian troll farm, 13 suspects indicted for interference in 2016 US election
February 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
From left: White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, Chief of Staff John Kelly and Senior Adviser Jared Kushner at the White House in Washington, Aug. 4, 2017. One week after Porter resigned amid spousal abuse allegations, President Donald Trump on Feb. 14 said he was “totally opposed to domestic violence,” his first condemnation of the alleged conduct behind a scandal that has engulfed the White House. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process
February 16, 2018 - 3:56pm
U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone and his wife, Sheila, campaign from the back of Wellstone's well-known green bus. The beat-up bus was part of his three Senate campaigns. (Photo provided by Wellstone Action)
Capitol Chatter: Wellstone group involved in internal action
February 16, 2018 - 3:17pm
Nikolas Cruz, the suspected gunman in one of the deadliest school shootings in modern American history, appears in court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., via video conference on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Cruz, 19, faces 17 counts of premeditated murder -- one for each of the people he killed with a semiautomatic AR-15 rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (Susan Stocker/Pool via The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
FBI said it failed to act on tip warning of the suspected Florida school shooter's potential for violence
February 16, 2018 - 2:37pm