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May 23, 2018
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Veteran says Six Flags kept him from riding a roller coaster because of his prosthetic legs
May 23, 2018 - 12:58pm
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A 30-year-old demanded notice for eviction from his parents' house. 'Outrageous,' a judge said.
May 23, 2018 - 9:56am
May 22, 2018
Patrick Wussow took over as Breezy Point city administrator in March and brings with him a lot of experience, including previous work for the cities of Brainerd, Big Lake, Tonka Bay and North Mankato. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Coming out of retirement - Patrick Wussow dedicated to serving Breezy Point
May 22, 2018 - 5:00am
May 20, 2018
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Meghan Markle's wedding gown was beautiful, but the woman wearing it was unforgettable
May 20, 2018 - 1:22pm
Brothers Zachary (left), Garrett and Jordon Carlson of Motley share a laugh together on Wednesday, May 16, at Motley City Hall. They have earned every Boy Scouts of America merit badge and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest scouting award. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Motley brothers soar with Eagle Scout rank: Achieve highest Boy Scout honor, earn all merit badges
May 20, 2018 - 4:00am
May 19, 2018
People gather to watch the royal wedding on a big screen, at the Greenwich Maritime Museum in London, May 19, 2018. After a whirlwind courtship, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. (Andrew Testa/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
At royal wedding, some things very old and some things new
May 19, 2018 - 1:16pm
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Princess Diana wasn't forgotten at the royal wedding. Her sons still mourn her death.
May 19, 2018 - 12:40pm
May 18, 2018
Distinguished Service award winner Jay Cline greets and embrasses his fellow chamber members as they congratulate him on his award.
Jay Cline receives Distinguished Service Award
May 18, 2018 - 5:00am
May 17, 2018
Surveillance cameras caught an image of the Rays with their daughter. Law enforcement is concerned with her well being. They received information that they may now be in Minnesota. Courtesy photo.
Public asked to help find missing child last seen in Iowa and may now be in Minnesota
May 17, 2018 - 1:49pm
John Wallin (center) is surrounded by some of his family - daughter Julie Fritz (left), wife Carolee, grandson Ryan Fritz, son-in-law Robb Fritz and grandson Carter Fritz - outside Adirondack Coffee in Nisswa. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Nisswa Citizen of the Year: Lifelong resident John Wallin wins honor
May 17, 2018 - 5:00am
May 16, 2018
Former St. Paul Pioneer Press columnist Nick Coleman is shown in a circa 1987 photo in St. Paul. St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Former Twin Cities columnist dies at 67
May 16, 2018 - 1:43pm
May 15, 2018
Tom Wolfe as a Washington Post staff writer in 1961. MUST CREDIT: The Washington Post
Tom Wolfe, apostle of 'New Journalism' who captured extravagance of his times, dies at 88
May 15, 2018 - 1:02pm
Cheryl Price is framed Monday, May 14, by a newly positioned wreath while tending to the graves of the Rothwell family in Memorial Gardens. Families are beginning to manicure graves for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday May 28. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Memorial Day Preparation
May 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 13, 2018
Brainerd sailor serves in Pacific aboard USNS Mercy
May 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
Pequot Lakes senior Colette Vavpotic received the Rising Star award for her dedication to school and helping other students despite a reading disability. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: Vavpotic stands out from the crowd - PLHS senior receives Rising Star award
May 13, 2018 - 7:00am