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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the White House in Washington after their trip from Finland, July 16, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
'Very much counter to the plan': Trump defies advisers in embrace of Putin
4 hours 2 min ago
$21M gift a boost for religious college
4 hours 22 min ago
The Brainerd School Board meets Monday, July 16, at the Washington Educational Services Building in Brainerd. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Replacing roofs top priority in 10-year plan
4 hours 57 min ago
Athletics: Pequot fall sports meeting scheduled
5 hours 28 min ago
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Teacher on a plane talked about her low-income students. Passengers overheard and gave her more than $500 in cash.
5 hours 34 min ago
Echo Journal file photo
Pequot Lakes: August will bring street dance, National Night Out
5 hours 58 min ago
Russian gun rights advocate charged in US with acting as Russian Federation agent
6 hours 25 min ago
A 7-year-old survived her father's car crash. She died searching for help.
6 hours 50 min ago
The Soo Line Trail, south of Remer, has several areas washed out from the heavy rainfall. Authorities encourage people to use extreme caution if they use the trail.  Submitted Photo
Authorities urge extreme caution on washed out Soo Line Trail
6 hours 57 min ago
Photo courtesy of Max Pixel.
Her 3-year-old was locked in a washing machine filling with water. Now she's warning parents.
7 hours 8 min ago
xPictured are cast members from Brainerd Community Theatre’s upcoming musical “Church Basement Ladies.” From left: Sharon Hartley, Nicole Rothleutner, Erik Paulson, Mary Aalgaard and Barb McColgan. Submitted Photo
'Church Basement Ladies' to hit CLC stage
7 hours 58 min ago
Cottage Food Producer Safety Training offered in Brainerd
8 hours 27 min ago
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Rollover injures 2 in Merrifield
8 hours 57 min ago
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa and Lastrup advance to championship games
9 hours 27 min ago
This Was Brainerd - July 17
10 hours 27 min ago