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A benefit for Jasmine Block (center) was held Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Johnny Holm (right) performed with his band. (Contributed)
Block family adjusting to life after Jasmine's nearly 1-month abduction
5 hours 53 min ago
November 21, 2017
Desirae Margaret Nelson
Meeker County booking mug
Woman charged for ramming ex's truck with children inside
19 hours 28 min ago
Bio Corporation at 2911 Nevada Street in southwest Alexandria supplies animal specimens that are preserved and shipped to classrooms around the country. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)play button
PETA suing Minn. animal specimen after undercover video reveals alleged animal abuse
21 hours 58 min ago
November 20, 2017
Mille Lacs Band police cars sit outside the Minnesota Capitol Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, as band members and supporters gather before attending a rally inside in an attempt to get Mille Lacs County to renew a police cooperation agreement. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Mille Lacs Band rallies for police
November 20, 2017 - 6:41pm
Jalan Greer
'I'm no maniac': Former Moorhead man sentenced for killing cat
November 20, 2017 - 5:32pm
William Grahek, the victim of the fatal shooting in Duluth on Feb. 14, 2017.
Duluth murder suspect, accused in student's slaying, wants case dismissed
November 20, 2017 - 5:11pm
Minnesota man sentenced to more than a decade in prison for Bakken housing scheme
November 20, 2017 - 4:14pm
Man sentenced to 10 days in jail for Bemidji school bus crash
November 20, 2017 - 1:22pm
FILE -- From left: Charles Manson in 1969, 2009 and in an image released in April, 2012. California State Prison via The New York Times, Copyright 2017 The New York Times.
Cult leader and serial killer Charles Manson dies at age 83
November 20, 2017 - 6:06am
November 16, 2017
Melissa Etheridge pleaded guilty Nov. 14, 2017, to possessing marijuana while crossing the international border at Portal, N.D. Submitted photo
Melissa Etheridge pleads guilty after drug-sniffing dog finds marijuana while crossing border into ND
November 16, 2017 - 4:16pm
Minnesota legislative leaders listen to Senate Secretary Cal Ludeman on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, as they consider how to react to a governor's veto of Legislature funding. From left are Assistant Senate Majority Leader Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville, House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown, House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin of Rogers and Rep. Chaska. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
November 16, 2017 - 2:29pm
Crosby police: WET—An officer responded Nov. 9 to the Crosby City Park to check the welfare of two juvenile males, who were reported to be near the lake and soaking wet. Officer located the two males who stated they were "just playing" and "checking the ice." Officer transported both kids home for dry clothing and parents were contacted and advised. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Police blotter - Nov. 16
November 16, 2017 - 3:00am
November 15, 2017
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ACLU sues Minnesota police department for excessive force claims following traffic stop
November 15, 2017 - 4:39pm
Four people were arrested Monday night following a three-month investigation into the sale of methamphetamine in the lakes area. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Agents bust 4 in meth sale investigation
November 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Brandon Joseph Roy
Man charged with murder of Minn. woman after shooting in robbery-gone-wrong
November 15, 2017 - 6:45am
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