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Katie (Nolan) Bensen and her daughter, Sadie Bensen, of Roseville, pilot the #katiewins cardboard boat Saturday, Aug. 11, on Cross Lake’s Moonlite Bay. Katie Bensen, daughter of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and Marjorie Nolan and sister of Leah Heggerston, Crosslake, has stage 4 non-smoking lung cancer, which is why #katiewins originated. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Crosslake a hub of weekend activity
3 min 41 sec ago
Minnesota Vikings linnebacker Antwione Williams (56) reacts during practice at the Hazelwood Centre in London on Oct. 27, 2017. Kirby Lee / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings' Antwione Williams, arrested for DWI, pleaded guilty to careless driving
14 min 14 sec ago
Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Jaleel Johnson (94) celebrates after the game against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Jan. 14, 2018. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings' Jaleel Johnson puts down the McChicken sandwich, picks up playing time
15 min 14 sec ago
The Bluegrass Martins will perform at the 13th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival scheduled Aug. 22-26 at the Cass County Fairgrounds in Pine River. Submitted Photo
13th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival set Aug. 22-26
1 hour 3 min ago
Jason Kessler, center in blue, carries an American flag as he marches with other white supremacists before the “Unite the Right” rally in Lafayette Square in Washington, Aug. 12, 2018. Before, during and after the Sunday rally, hard-core racists and neo-Nazis, whom Kessler has publicly disavowed, took to social media to attack him and this weekend’s protest, which was billed as a second Unite the Right event. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Jason Kessler's anti-Jewish screed was interrupted by his father: 'Hey, get out of my room'
1 hour 56 min ago
Comedian Jodie Maruska will perform Aug. 25 at the Dennis Drummond Wine Company in Brainerd. Submitted Photo
Entertainment Briefs - Aug. 16
2 hours 4 min ago
Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, testifies at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on oversight of the commission, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Aug. 16, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Pai testifies on Capitol Hill after agency was found to have misled public about cyberattack
2 hours 27 min ago
The Abner Read.  National Archives
Searchers find sunken stern of doomed World War II destroyer off Alaskan coast
2 hours 29 min ago
Omarosa Manigault arrives for an event in Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Anthony Behar
Omarosa releases secret recording of $15,000-a-month job offer from Lara Trump
2 hours 40 min ago
Courtney Force and the Advanced Auto Parts Chevy Camaro SS team will rev into action Aug. 17-29 at Brainerd International Raceway for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Submitted photo / NHRA
NHRA: Courtney Force hoping to mimic her dad's success at BIR
3 hours 4 min ago
Mylan NV's EpiPen allergy shots sit on display for a photograph in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
FDA approves first generic version of EpiPen
3 hours 52 min ago
Police Blotter - Aug. 16
4 hours 3 min ago
Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Colonel Chad Sackett present Betty Landa of Menahga, Minn., with her father's Purple Heart, which he earned during World War I. Shannon Geisen / Forum News Service
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
4 hours 33 min ago
Andrew Altenbach conducts a Lakes Area Music Festival concert. Altenbach has conducted LAMF concerts since 2013 and will again this coming weekend. Submitted Photo
Festival will celebrate Mozart in opera and symphony
5 hours 3 min ago
President Trump listens to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speak during a joint statement in the Rose Garden of the White House on July 25, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump responds after hundreds of newspaper editorials criticize his attacks on the press
5 hours 12 min ago