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June 21, 2019
INTERACTIVE: Today is the summer solstice. So enjoy these fun facts about summer and the longest day of the year
June 21, 2019 - 9:00am
June 14, 2019
Flying High: For more than 100 years, the U.S. has recognized Flag Day
June 14, 2019 - 9:03am
April 22, 2019
Children run into the park to collect Easter eggs Saturday, April 20, during the annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Brainerd Parks and Recreation at Gregory Park. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video  play button
Easter Egg Hunt at Gregory Park
April 22, 2019 - 2:00am
March 16, 2019
Teddy Nelson, owner of Curious Belongings, will be the grand marshal of the 45th annual St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday, March 16, in Crosslake. Submitted Photo
Grand marshal: Nelson earns honor for her love of Crosslake
March 16, 2019 - 6:00am
December 20, 2018
File photo of a medical examination in Lisle, Ill., April 6, 2016.  (Whitten Sabbatini/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Heart attack risk is 37 percent higher on Christmas Eve
December 20, 2018 - 2:50pm
December 14, 2018
Aurora Thoele and Central Lakes College student Archie Jacob Hula-Hoop Wednesday, Dec. 12, during the CLC Kids Christmas Party at the Brainerd campus. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
College Christmas clamor
December 14, 2018 - 7:00am
December 8, 2018
Visitors ride in a horse-drawn carriage at the Holiday at the Dam Saturday, Dec. 1, in Crosslake. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Crosslake holds snowy celebration at the dam
December 8, 2018 - 6:00am
December 6, 2018
Elizabeth Blaeser as the Ghost of Christmas Present brings Noah Crowley as Scrooge to the Cratchit household during a dress rehearsal for "A Christmas Carol" Monday, Dec. 3, at Pequot Lakes High School. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes High School: Crowley, Bauer take on new roles in 'A Christmas Carol'
December 6, 2018 - 6:00am
November 27, 2018
Holiday bazaar to benefit patient care
November 27, 2018 - 9:30am
November 24, 2018
Submit Stories of Christmas by Dec. 12
November 24, 2018 - 10:00am
November 21, 2018
Central Lakes College President Hara Charlier joins Hannah Aldrich and other Student Life members to dish up a Thanksgiving meal to students, staff and faculty during a campus-wide Thanksgiving meal Monday, Nov. 19, at the Brainerd campus. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Food, fellowship and family at CLC: Thanksgiving dinner brings campus together
November 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
November 19, 2018
How to manage your oven on Thanksgiving. Photo by Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post.
How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving
November 19, 2018 - 7:09pm
November 9, 2018
Bazaars, craft shows and bake sales planned for lakes area
November 9, 2018 - 9:00am
November 1, 2018
Trick-or-treaters pack the sidewalk while waiting in line for candy at a house Wednesday, Oct. 31, in north Brainerd on Halloween. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Halloween in Brainerd
November 1, 2018 - 10:00am
September 20, 2018
Volunteers, donations needed for Parade of Trees event
September 20, 2018 - 2:30pm