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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
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. 10....
October 22, 2016 - 12:24pm
October 12, 2016
Autumn above and below
Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch A forest pond on the Beauty Lake Road in the Pillsbury State Forest near Pillager offered an array of color above...
October 12, 2016 - 10:33pm
September 24, 2016
2016 Voter's Guide: Pillager City Council, Mayor
Pillager mayor Bret Mattheisen Age: 44. City: Pillager. Occupation: Information technology manager. Public office experience: 15 years on Pillager city council.
September 24, 2016 - 8:13am
September 22, 2016
Cass County Board: Casino taxes, speed limits discussed at county association meeting
PINE RIVER—Nine counties attending a district Association of Minnesota Counties meeting Sept. 15 to set policies to bring to the state...
September 22, 2016 - 3:32pm
September 12, 2016
Suspect flees from police; not found
PILLAGER—Law enforcement officers from four different agencies Saturday searched for a suspect who fled from police during a traffic stop on the 11000 block of Cass County Road 1 Southwest in Pillager.
September 12, 2016 - 9:50pm
August 28, 2016
Balloons released for Alayna
Adults and children on Sunday gathered at a Pillager park to honor the memory of Alayna Ertl, the 5-year-old Watkins girl abducted from her home...
August 28, 2016 - 10:07pm
August 25, 2016
Crash involving trailer full of farm equipment injures woman
PILLAGER—A 51-year-old woman was seriously injured Thursday when the car she was driving struck a truck pulling a trailer full of farm...
August 25, 2016 - 7:26pm
August 15, 2016
Fun Stop learns about local food
Pillager Schools Food Service Director Roxanne Kowalski, who organizes both Fun Stop (school age care program) and summer school meals, has a...
August 15, 2016 - 2:27pm
August 1, 2016
Pillager crash sends mother-son to hospital; other driver hurt
PILLAGER—Three people were injured when the vehicles they were in collided at 9:27 a.m. Monday on Highway 210 and Cass County Road 1 in Pillager. The Minnesota State Patrol reported a Dodge Caravan was westbound on Highway 210, making a left turn into the gas station in Pillager...
August 1, 2016 - 5:42pm
July 19, 2016
Legion Baseball: Nisswa eliminates Pillager
PILLAGER—Bryce Flanagan was 3-5 with three doubles and three RBIs and pitched Nisswa to a 17-5 victory Monday in a district play-in game against Pillager. Flanagan struck out five and allowed just two hits and no earned runs for the victory. Braydon Borg went 2-4 with a home...
July 19, 2016 - 9:41pm
June 26, 2016
Trap Shooting: Pequot places 22nd
PRIOR LAKE—Led by Hunter Ebent's 95, the Pequot Lakes trap shooting team finished 22nd in Saturday's Minnesota State High School's State Clay Target competition at the Minneapolis Gun Club. Pequot Lakes posted a team score of 443. Ryan Visser collected 91 total points followed...
June 26, 2016 - 11:31pm
June 24, 2016
Trap Shooting: Pillager, Pequot prepped for state
Teams from Pillager and Pequot Lakes along with Brainerd's Andy Muesing will compete in the Minnesota State High School League's Clay Target state tournament Saturday at Minneapolis Gun Club. The top 38 teams and top 100 individuals qualified for the trapshooting championship, which...
June 24, 2016 - 11:52am