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Horseback rider injured in Pillsbury State Forest
Rescue personnel bring an injured woman out of the woods Friday, July 20, in the Pillsbury State Forest near Pillager. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd
Sinkhole appears in BNSF spur line in south Brainerd
A resident expressed concerns for the site's safety if someone was walking at night along 11th Street, a couple of blocks from downtown Brainerd.The sinkhole formed underneath an old spur line, currently decommissioned, which is not on city of Brainerd property, but owned by BNSF Railway. Yellow saf
UPDATE: Responders call off search for missing child for nig...
CROSBY—The Crow Wing County Dive Team called off its search for a missing child Friday night, July 20, due to hazardous underwater conditions.
Baxter City Council: Council hears early plans for commercial,...
Once home to Dan's Sod and the source of speculation for a major retail development during the boom before the Great Recession, potential development plans for the land were before Baxter officials.The Baxter City Council Tuesday, July 17, heard preliminary ideas for a planned unit development at th
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
The candidates are:• Kirsten Kennedy, mayor of North Branch.• Michelle Lee, former Duluth television news anchor.• Jason Metsa, Minnesota House Representative from District 6B.• Joe Radinovich, former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives.• Soren Sorenson, a progressive activist from Bemi
Rollover injures Little Falls man: Alcohol believed to be factor...
LITTLE FALLS—A 48-year-old Little Falls man was injured Thursday, July 19, when his vehicle rolled near Little Falls.
Football: Brainerd football camp offered
The Brainerd Warriors High School football staff will conduct a football camp for players entering grades 9-12 July 23-26 at the Brainerd High School field.The camp will run from 6-7:30 p.m.. there will be limited player contact and equipment will be issued. The focus on the camp will be to install
This Was Brainerd - July 20
30 years ago (1988)Quick action by restaurant employees at Burger King, and Brainerd undercover police, put an alleged drug dealer behind bars 10 minutes after he tried to sell LSD and marijuana to employees. The manager called policed and they arrested a Brainerd man who had a record of multiple fe
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovat...
Additional Articles Recommended by Pineandlakes Echo JournalDNR confirms zebra mussels in Bay LakeOutstanding Crow Wing Co. seniors honored for compassion, willingness to helpReminders: July 21, 2018
Wildfire smoke prompts air quality alert
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued an air quality alert for western portions of northern and central Minnesota effective 1 p.m. Friday, July 20, through 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 21.
Brainerd City Council: Members contemplate allowing mini pigs...
The council convened its first hearing Monday, July 16, on a proposal to allow miniature pigs in city limits—as well as amend ordinances to include licenses for small swine, priced at $15 (in line with similar fees for dog licenses). However, the original catalyst for considering allowing tiny porke
Legion Baseball: Brainerd bounces Becker 5-1
Alex Haapajoki finished 2-2 with three RBIs to lift Brainerd to a 5-1 victory over Brainerd Wednesday at Adamson Field.Tristan Richardt went 2-2 with a run and an RBI and Sam Miller drove in a run for Brainerd.
DNR confirms zebra mussels in Bay Lake northwest of Mille La...
DEERWOOD, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed zebra mussels in Bay Lake, south of Deerwood in Crow Wing County and northwest of Mille Lacs Lake.
Police blotter - July 18
Report at 3:13 p.m. Friday of an intoxicated male at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport, 16384 Airport Road, Brainerd, who did not have a boarding pass.
Baxter City Council: School resource officer for Forestview approved...
Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted told the city council Tuesday, July 17, the department was excited about the addition. The council approved starting the hiring process for an entry level patrol officer to fill the opening created by the school officer. The city council accepted the contract with the
Highway 169 in Aitkin to close July 23 - 26
AITKIN—Motorists who travel Highway 169 through Aitkin will encounter a detour and delays after the road is closed between First Street Southeast and First Street Northeast Monday, July 23, through Thursday, July 26, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported.
Man faces criminal charges for assaulting homeless woman
Dustin Richard Ahlstrom first appeared Tuesday, July 17, in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd, where he was charged with felony third-degree assault to cause bodily harm, felony domestic assault by strangulation and gross misdemeanor of interrupting with an emergency call.According to the
Authorities release name of man killed by falling tree
IDEAL TOWNSHIP—The 31-year-old Orono man who died Saturday, July 14, after a tree he was cutting down fell on him at a property near Kimble Shores Drive in Ideal Township has been identified as Graham Merry.
Little Falls Man Hospitalized After Rollover
LITTLE FALLS -- A Little Falls man was hospitalized and could be charged with drunk driving after a crash.The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says around 8:30 p.m. Thursday they received a call about a car leaving the Wal-Mart parking lot at high speeds. Deputies found the vehicle on Hawthorne road
Public comment sought on future of Gull Lake Dam Road
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, July 25, to gather input on the potential closure of a portion of Gull Lake Dam Road in East Gull Lake.