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February 21, 2019
Rippleside Elementary students Haley Shereck (left), Maddy Burgstaler and Hannah Rasmussen learn how to use an ice auger from Dan Asmus, event coordinator, Wednesday, Feb. 20, on Hanging Kettle Lake near Aitkin. The students spent the day on the ice learning to experience all the outdoor activities associated with a day in the snowy outdoors. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Video
No rest for the snow-weary: More snow in the forecast
12 hours 2 min ago
Pine River-Backus recognizes School Board Recognition Week
17 hours 32 min ago
The 2019 Jasperwood Drive and Mapleton Road (pictured) improvements project is intended to build surface and underground infrastructure for the new Baxter Elementary School. The site chosen by ISD 181 is primarily in the top-left quartile of the map. Screenshot / Google Maps
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
19 hours 2 min ago
Rollover injures 2 passengers
21 hours 2 min ago
Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, speaks at a Brainerd Lakes Chamber event Friday, Feb. 15. Listening are Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township, and Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
22 hours 2 min ago
East Gull Lake Drive at the road’s intersection with Gull Lake Dam Road in 2018. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Cass County Board: MnDOT identifies money to reroute roads around Gull Lake campground
23 hours 2 min ago
February 20, 2019
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Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
February 20, 2019 - 2:35pm
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Cass County Board: Health, Human and Veterans Services to gain additional social worker
February 20, 2019 - 2:00pm
Cass County Board: County joins One Watershed One Plan project
February 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
Ideal Green Market Co-op receives grant for activities
February 20, 2019 - 10:00am
The 100-foot-tall fire tower in Pequot Lakes was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. The tower is on a 40-acre parcel of land, which was also included in the October purchase of the tower for a dollar by Crow Wing County from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
February 20, 2019 - 9:00am
Officials will monitor ice and flooding conditions through the week and weekend. If conditions require, further restrictions or closures will be implemented and enforced.
Sheriff restricts traffic on lake ice for upcoming Eelpout Festival
February 20, 2019 - 7:00am
Idaho crash kills Baxter woman, injures Aitkin man
February 20, 2019 - 5:00am
National Weather Service Twin Cities
Bring it on: Record snowfall for February within reach
February 20, 2019 - 3:00am
February 19, 2019
Patriot Perspective: Eagle View students take learning into nature
February 19, 2019 - 12:00pm