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February 17, 2019
Kimberly Rollins, of Pine River, was recently named executive director of the United Way of Crow Wing and Cass Counties.
Faces: United Way director learned from dad, golf - hails from Pine River
February 17, 2019 - 6:00am
February 10, 2019
Mike Christofiles (Tim Middagh / Forum News Service)
Fifty years later, Minnesota Vietnam vet gets his honors
February 10, 2019 - 4:59pm
February 4, 2019
By permission of Boys’ Life Magazine, February 2019, published by the Boy Scouts of America.
Becoming a superhero: Comic strip depicts local Boy Scout's lifesaving efforts
February 4, 2019 - 11:00am
February 3, 2019
Linda Steffens sits in the city council chambers Monday, Jan. 14, at Fifty Lakes City Hall. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Faces: Steffens brings new leadership to Fifty Lakes
February 3, 2019 - 6:00am
January 20, 2019
Shirley Wallin holds a plaque she received upon retiring as Pelican Township clerk. Shown with her are granddaughter Samantha Loberg (left), town treasurer; her nephew's wife, Jody Wallin, town clerk; and town board members Bob Olson and Bruce Westerberg. Board member Bruce Galles participated via Skype. Submitted Photo
Lake Country Faces: Wallin retires after 34 years as township clerk
January 20, 2019 - 6:00am
January 13, 2019
Deb Runksmeier sits at her desk at city hall Thursday, Jan. 3, in Breezy Point. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: Runksmeier keeps Breezy Point running smoothly
January 13, 2019 - 6:00am
December 30, 2018
Emily Skelton is the newest member of the Brainerd Lakes and Pequot Chambers of Commerce. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Faces: Skelton leads communities into the digital age
December 30, 2018 - 4:00am
December 23, 2018
Janel Andrus is the new face of Shear Grace, formerly known as Leigh's Hair Affair, owned by Leigh Metcalf (right). Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Faces: Hometown woman takes over hometown salon
December 23, 2018 - 6:00am
December 16, 2018
Kathy Faust serves quesadillas to kids during lunchtime Friday, Dec. 7, at Crosslake Community School. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Edible education: Faust leads food service at Crosslake School
December 16, 2018 - 4:00am
December 9, 2018
Muriel Erickson passes the "key to the library" to new Branch Manager Tami Beto on Nov. 30. Submitted Photo
Pine River: Beto arrives as new library branch manager - Erickson, Browser the library cat retire
December 9, 2018 - 4:00am
December 2, 2018
Garny Gaffey has served as a school board member since 1989.
Lake Country Faces: Longtime PR-B School Board member Gaffey proud to have served
December 2, 2018 - 6:00am
November 19, 2018
Melissa Schmeck's kindergarten class at Baxter Elementary School perform to "Fight Song" by Rachel Platten in a video for their classmate, 5-year-old Falan Dobis, who faced a cancer diagnosis this summer. Screenshot / Youtubeplay button
In a touching video tribute, kindergartners remind classmate with cancer how strong she is
November 19, 2018 - 7:55pm
November 17, 2018
Katie Wassermann stands outside the Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Nov. 8. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Faces: Wassermann aims to move Pequot Lakes forward; leads city's chamber of commerce
November 17, 2018 - 4:00am
November 4, 2018
Parks and Recreation and Library director TJ Graumann checks the alignment on poles for a snow fence by the new public sledding hill Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the Crosslake Community Center. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Faces: Graumann is perfect fit for Crosslake parks and recreation job
November 4, 2018 - 4:00am
October 29, 2018
Jessica Larson sits with her horse, Bubba. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Larson's unbridled enthusiasm for horses shines on drill team
October 29, 2018 - 6:00am
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