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A BNSF train stalled on the tracks Saturday, March 23, by Northwest 4th Street in Brainerd. The train blocked traffic for about an hour and a half.  Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
'Track issues' stalls BNSF train along Hwy 210, blocks south Brainerd-Baxter
March 25, 2019 - 3:00am
The recycling bins in Pine River on Thursday, March 21, 2019. After April 15, there will no longer be recycling bins on city property. The city will send a notice to that effect, along with a list of alternative recycling locations. Echo Journal photo.
Pine River: City to remove fairgrounds recycling bins. Sewer board member's future discussed
March 25, 2019 - 4:00am
Josh Harwell, shown in Forest Lake’s Cedar Park, founded a Facebook group called Predator Hunters, whose mission it is to expose alleged sexual predators of children, Feb. 28, 2019. Harwell confronted and Facebook Live-recorded an alleged predator in this park; the video received 100,000 views. (Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
His group hunts for child-sex predators, Twin Cities law enforcement is leery
March 24, 2019 - 10:01am
Whether to deter break-ins, catch porch package thieves or just give oneself peace of mind, video surveillance cameras are becoming more and more popular for both residents and business owners. Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
County launches security camera database, encourages residents to register
March 25, 2019 - 5:00am
Elaine Ebnet
March 24, 2019 - 9:39pm
Heavy emergency responder presence late Thursday night, March 21, blocked westbound traffic on Highway 210 between Baxter and Cypress drives. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Baxter
March 22, 2019 - 8:47am
Timothy David Kruse
March 24, 2019 - 9:28pm
Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Area Track and Field: Pierz girls win, boys 2nd
March 25, 2019 - 2:00am
Sandra R. Fletcher
March 24, 2019 - 7:41pm
Jacqueline Dee Shipley Block
March 24, 2019 - 9:39pm
The Crow Wing County Board meets to discuss the county's methamphetamine problem during a Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, March 19, at the Historic Courthouse in Brainerd. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Crow Wing County: Board discusses how to tackle drug problem
March 24, 2019 - 4:00am
Viking logo (Courtesy of Viking)
Passengers recount harrowing hours aboard stranded cruise ship facing 26-foot swells off Norway coast
March 24, 2019 - 2:21pm
This Was Brainerd - March 25
March 25, 2019 - 3:30am
Special Counsel Robert Mueller leaves a meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on June 21, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Eric Thayer
Mueller did not find the Trump campaign conspired with Russia, also did not exonerate him on obstruction
March 24, 2019 - 2:55pm
Prior to signing with the Nashville Predators last week, junior forward Rem Pitlick (left) led the Minnesota Gophers with 45 points in 37 games this season, and recorded at least a point in 18 of 19 games. (Brad Rempel / University of Minnesota Athletics)
Former Gopher Pitlick getting a crash course in NHL life
March 24, 2019 - 6:51pm