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Broadband connectivity initiative continues for rural areas in Region Five
Larger than life: Rukavina remembered for his accomplishments, big personality
Native American drummer speaks on the MAGA-hat wearing teens who surrounded him
Thousands gather for third Women's March after year of controversy
BuzzFeed's stumble is highest-profile misstep at a time when press is under greatest scrutiny
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
Minnesota unemployment remains steady; 4 straight months at 2.8 percent
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
place a business brief
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
Wild overcome adversity, earn hard-fought win over Blue Jackets
Bemidji State seals Hockey Day sweep: Driscoll, BSU blank Michigan Tech
Minnesota holds off Penn State at buzzer
Bemidji blanks Greenway for Hockey Day Minnesota victory
Athlete of the Week
Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness helps us embrace humanity
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
16 inches of ice: Sheriff gives blessing for Jaycees' Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Anglers are encouraged to take a kid ice fishing Jan. 19-21
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Religious fundamentalist leader plans northeast Minn. building project: Church is known for child marriage, polygamy
Forget to take your medication? A new digital pill will alert you - and your doctor
Church News - Jan. 18
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
Special Events - Jan. 17
Performing Arts - Jan. 17
CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 17
Her Voice Magazine
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John & Pat Wlasiuk
Del and Bobbie Seehafer
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Cheryl Lynn Hanson
Dorothy Ann (Meyer) Thielen
Denise A. Jasman
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
November 17, 2018
The Echo Journal's newest staff writer/photographer, Erin Bormett, shot these fall scenes of the Brainerd Lakes area.
November 17, 2018 - 10:00am
November 7, 2018
Election 2018 in the Brainerd Lakes Area
We've selected these interesting area races to watch and update throughout election night with totals. Polls close at 8:00 in Minnesota, with...
November 7, 2018 - 1:35am
June 27, 2018
Cleveland spends semester abroad
OXFORD, OH - Miami University student Rachel Cleveland spent the Spring 2018 semester in Spain as part of a study abroad group. Cleveland, from Nisswa, is majoring in Supply Chain & Operations Management.
June 27, 2018 - 4:30pm
June 6, 2018
Nature: Turtle break
This painted turtle was found enjoying some sunshine on a rock at Fritz Loven Park on June 4th, 2018. The Minnesota DNR says the Painted Turtle...
June 6, 2018 - 2:00pm
June 5, 2018
Nature: Talking turkey - Turkey Vulture
A turkey vulture rests on a branch after feeding on a roadkill squirrel at Fritz Loven Park on June 4th, 2018. Photo by Cis Pecarich.
June 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 30, 2018
Minnesota muskies: Exciting catch or monster nuisance?
NISSWA—The long-running controversy over the stocking of Minnesota's lakes with muskies — a fish with plenty of fans and foes —...
May 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
April 12, 2018
Main Street Ale House in Nisswa is product of careful thought
Careful planning is often the predictor of success for a business, and if that's true, Main Street Ale House in Nisswa has a bright future.
April 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2018
Business Traditions - Roll of Honor
January 10, 2018 - 2:23pm
November 27, 2017
KLICK! Nisswa City of Lights Celebration
People enjoy the Nisswa City of Lights Celebration Friday. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch—for 53 more photos go to https://goo.gl/5A25r9...
November 27, 2017 - 10:00am
February 19, 2017
Franken to visit Nisswa ice fishing derby today
U.S. Sen. Al Franken will be at two events in the Brainerd region Sunday, Feb. 19, including attending the Nisswa Fire Department’s Fishing Derby on Nisswa Lake, where he will meet with Minnesotans competing in the event. Later, he will travel to Onamia for a kitchen table conversation...
February 19, 2017 - 11:56am
November 4, 2016
Highway 371 4-Lane Expansion: Work from Nisswa to Jenkins to wrap up for winter
Area residents gathered Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Cole Memorial Building in Pequot Lakes to learn about this year's accomplishments and next year's...
November 4, 2016 - 9:57am
April 21, 2016
2016 Nisswa Chamber Visitor Guide
2016 Nisswa Visitor Guide - Events, Deals, Attractions! - Read Here
April 21, 2016 - 12:26pm
Nisswa Visitor Guide
Welcome to Nisswa! We invite you to join us in the heart of the Brainerd Lakes Area - Nisswa, Minnesota! Nisswa is a place that within a 25 mile radius, you’ll find hundreds of lakes, be able to golf on championship golf courses and experience dining at fantastic restaurants....
April 21, 2016 - 11:53am
March 9, 2015
Nisswa's Adirondack Coffee featured at Klobuchar "Minnesota Morning" event
Washington, DC – On a snowy day in Washington last week, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar’s “Minnesota Morning” event featured breakfast pastries...
March 9, 2015 - 2:46pm