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November 15, 2016
Protesters stand at the intersection of County Road 3 and County Road 66 in Crosslake on Tuesday as they demonstrate against the Dakota Access Pipeline, in conjunction with a national day of action against the project. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
Protest in Crosslake rallies against Dakota Access Pipeline
November 15, 2016 - 9:49pm
November 14, 2016
Thanks to recent funding, Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District can improve the Pine River rock dam and avoid costly emergency repairs such as the ones shown here in 2013. Submitted photo
Funding supports Pine River dam improvements, work study position
November 14, 2016 - 10:13pm
November 9, 2016
Area city office races. Check back often as this page will be updated sporadically thorughout election night (or longer) with new totals.
ELECTION 2016: Area City Races
November 9, 2016 - 12:33am
September 23, 2016
2016 Voter's Guide: Crosslake City Council, Mayor
September 23, 2016 - 11:51am
September 16, 2016
Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal 
The tunnel that runs under Highway 371 in Nisswa was a product of the Minnesota Design Teams 1999 visit as a way to connect the Gull Lake Chain to the town.
Minnesota Design Team has helped Nisswa, Crosby
September 16, 2016 - 8:51pm
September 13, 2016
Boaters traveling into South Bay of Cross Lake will soon encounter a new slow no-wake zone.
At the recommendation of the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office, the county board Tuesday approved a resolution assigning that designation to the channel west of Sunrise Island.
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves new no-wake on Cross Lake
September 13, 2016 - 11:10pm
September 7, 2016
After coming to the lakes area after 1996, Ben Gibbs started Crosslake Sales and Using their bulk buying strategy, Gibbs expanded the business to include Crow Wing Cycle Works in Jenkins, his store front. Today, his online store,, still makes up the majority of his business. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journalplay button
Bike business starts chain reaction
September 7, 2016 - 11:12am
August 23, 2016
Army Corps of Engineers plans camping weekend
August 23, 2016 - 7:26pm
July 21, 2016
A car shows damage where a tree landed on it Thursday during a severe storm at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds in Crosslake. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
'Just like gasoline': Heat fuels severe thunderstorms
July 21, 2016 - 8:17pm
July 19, 2016
Donald Robert Scott Jr.
Crosslake man faces charges in assault on mother and daughter
July 19, 2016 - 9:37pm
June 6, 2016
Crosslake community meeting planned on Minnesota Design Team
June 6, 2016 - 4:54pm
May 24, 2016
The Ostlund home. Submitted photo
Crosslake Area Historical Society's annual membership meeting is June 7
May 24, 2016 - 9:37pm
May 19, 2016
Andrew Hayes (left) and Curt Nelson paddle their kayaks away from the Crosslake Rock Dam on Big Pine Lake Thursday as veterans from the Eagle's Healing Nest in Sauk Centre begin  second annual  trip on the Pine River Thursday. The trip was the brainchild of  Vietnam vet Steve Eisenreich, Wounded Warrior-MN, and Jim Bergquist, owner of Crow Wing Kayaks in Crosslake. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Gallery
Kayak trip puts veterans in natural serenity
May 19, 2016 - 10:50pm
May 6, 2016
Crosslake council to meet in special session
May 6, 2016 - 8:47pm
May 3, 2016
Paul Bunyan
Commentary: The one about Loopy Louie
May 3, 2016 - 10:23pm