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July 24, 2017
The regional roundup: News from around the lakes area
AITKIN The Aitkin County Courthouse will expand after the county board accepted contracts for design and construction management, the Aitkin...
July 24, 2017 - 1:55pm
July 1, 2017
Search warrant leads to 4 arrests in Pillager
PILLAGER—Four people were arrested following a search warrant at a residence in the Big Water area in Pillager in the early morning Thursday,...
July 1, 2017 - 4:00am
June 25, 2017
Short pursuit leads to arrest
PILLAGER—A 35-year-old Motley man was arrested following a short pursuit Thursday that ended in Pillager. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch...
June 25, 2017 - 4:00am
May 10, 2017
Trap Shooting: W-DC leads its conference
Wadena-Deer Creek secured a two-week total of 11,552.5 to grab first place in Class 6A, Conference 1. Pierz is in sixth place in the same conference. With a two-week total of 8,156.5, Staples-Motley sits in second place in the Class 4A, Conference 3 standings behind Zimmerman, which...
May 10, 2017 - 4:30am
March 12, 2017
Waiting for a Mentor: Bring a young artist into your life
Lana is a special girl, full of smiles and bright ideas. Even though she is just 7, she sketches dragons and imaginary creatures, like the true artist she is. Since her family moved recently to Pillager, Lana attends a new school. The second grade can be tough when you are starting...
March 12, 2017 - 9:11pm
March 7, 2017
Brainerd man faces felony arson charges in vehicle fire
WALKER—A 20-year-old Brainerd man is accused of intentionally setting a vehicle on fire Sunday in Pillager. Eric Gregory Hanson was charged...
March 7, 2017 - 10:47pm
January 20, 2017
Pillager sailor continues 75 years of Seabee tradition
PORT HUENEME, Calif.—"We Build, We Fight" has been the motto of the U.S. Navy's Construction Force, known as the "Seabees," for the past...
January 20, 2017 - 6:21pm
January 13, 2017
Driver swerves to miss deer, hits oncoming vehicle
PILLAGER—A Motley woman was injured Friday when a driver swerved to miss a deer, lost control and collided with a vehicle in which she was a passenger. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office received a report at 10:47 a.m. of a two vehicle crash with injuries on Dove Road, near...
January 13, 2017 - 10:16pm
January 11, 2017
Community Outreach Day set Jan. 19 in Pillager
PILLAGER—The Cass County Sheriff's Office will host a Community Outreach Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Sylvan Township Building in Pillager. The public is welcome to attend and visit with Sheriff Tom Burch and members of the sheriff's office staff.
January 11, 2017 - 11:35pm
January 8, 2017
Rear-end crash injures 3 including child
PILLAGER—Two adults and a child were injured Friday in a two-vehicle, rear-end crash on Highway 210. The Minnesota State Patrol reported the crash occurred at 5:48 p.m. Friday, near the intersection of Highway 210 and West Sylvan Drive Southwest, in Sylvan Township. A 2004 Dodge...
January 8, 2017 - 10:17pm
December 28, 2016
Join Pillager area bird count
The 17th Pillager Christmas Bird Count is set for Jan. 1. The count area is a 15-mile diameter circle centered in Pillager. If interested in participating, contact Mike North at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-330-4815 to obtain information on a meeting location to create teams....
December 28, 2016 - 5:14pm
December 21, 2016
Taylor Richardson of Pillager fishes Lake Placid Wednesday on the first day of winter. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
December 21, 2016 - 9:57pm
November 22, 2016
With just a fresh coat of ice, an angler steps outside his portable fish house on the Crow Wing River southwest of Pillager Tuesday. With several...
November 22, 2016 - 8:36pm
November 21, 2016
Fire causes $750,000 in damage at Dean's Auto Parts
A fire that destroyed Dean's Auto Parts in Baxter Friday night and sent fireballs into the sky caused $750,000 in damages, Brainerd Fire Chief...
November 21, 2016 - 10:42pm
October 22, 2016
Lakewood starts expansions in Staples, Pillager
PILLAGER—Executives and employees celebrated the start of a $20 million expansion and renovation project for Lakewood Health System Oct....
October 22, 2016 - 6:11pm