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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
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
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
June 30, 2018
Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryton Mutz is a boatswain's mate aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur, operating out of San Diego. Submitted photo.
Brainerd native Bryton Mutz is U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer sailor
June 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
June 26, 2018
Rodney Smith, 28, of Alabama mows a lawn in Milwaukee. He's mowing lawns across the country for free to help people in need. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Rodney Smith.
Meet the man who travels the country mowing lawns - for free
June 26, 2018 - 12:32pm
June 24, 2018
Julius Pieper, left, and Ludwig Pieper. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of Susan Lawrence
Twin brothers died side by side in World War II. Now, they're finally buried side by side.
June 24, 2018 - 8:00am
June 21, 2018
Charles Krauthammer
Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and intellectual provocateur, dies at 68
June 21, 2018 - 5:54pm
June 20, 2018
JoAnn Birkholz (left) of Medica Foundation, Zack Houle, a Merrifield native, and American Red Cross Minnesota Region Board Chairman Lee Strom pose at a recent event honoring Houle and his brother Brady for rescuing a neighbor from a house fire. Submitted photo
Red Cross honors Merrifield brothers for saving neighbor's life
June 20, 2018 - 6:25pm
Miss America Cara Mund signs autographs for Girl Scouts on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at the Fargo Air Museum in Fargo. Carissa Wigginton / Forum News Serviceplay button
Miss America says Girl Scouts played big role in her development
June 20, 2018 - 2:59pm