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December 20, 2017
Antiago (left) and Arianna Villanueva-Montoya sit in their 1971 Volkswagen Campmobile Monday which they decorated for the holidays on Ridge Drive in the Buffalo Hills neighborhood in south Brainerd. Steve Kohls /Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. siblings deck out Volkswagen van for the holidays
December 20, 2017 - 9:07pm
December 8, 2017
Hudda Ibrahim, a professor at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, speaks on the experience of Somali immigrants during a Cultural Thursday talk at Central Lakes College. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
December 7, 2017
Vaughn Dierks from Wold Architects and Engineers, along with Brandon-Evansville Superintendent Dean Yocum, address the crowd at a community meeting Thursday night to discuss facility needs. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) 
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B-E seeks committee members, eyes November referendum
December 7, 2017 - 10:39pm
November 23, 2017
Meeting to discuss B-E school buildings
November 23, 2017 - 10:52am
September 29, 2017
It's Our Turn: The power of community
September 29, 2017 - 2:38pm
August 13, 2017
A group of pheasant hunters pauses to water their dogs during a western Minnesota pheasant hunt. Minnesota hunter numbers were down last year compared to 2015. (Forum News Service file photo)
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
April 7, 2017
Second annual community Easter vigil planned
April 7, 2017 - 7:28am
November 11, 2016
Brooke Jahnke and Lauren Heseltine make tie blankets to donate to police and fire stations to give to people in times of emergency. Community members will be able to make tie blankets and more at First Lutheran Church's Service Blast on Wednesday, Nov. 16. (Contributed)
Ready your hands for community-wide Service Blast on Nov. 16
November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
August 24, 2016
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Alayna Haag, 7, holds a candle Tuesday during a vigil in memory of Alayna Ertl at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Watkins. Haag is going into the second grade at Eden Valley-Watkins Schools.
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
August 24, 2016 - 7:54am
July 27, 2016
Center for Small Towns seeks community project proposals
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
A total of 1,480 pounds of ribs were grilled for the annual RibFest event.  (Photos by Eric Morken, Echo Press)
RibFest turnout may have been best ever
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
Jabas to lead local United Way
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
IN THE KNOW: The Iowegian is going
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
A group of ladies learn how to play 500 at the Alexandria Senior Center on a Friday afternoon. Pictured (clockwise from left) are Mary Kanten, Wilma Johnson, Barb Lolkus, Evelyn Johnson and Rosemary Danielson. Every second and fourth Friday of each month, cards and games are played at the center. (Echo Press file photo)
IN THE KNOW: This area is an age-friendly community
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
A Life Link helicopter like this transported Paul Anderson to the Hennepin County Medical Center after he survived a bad fall five years ago. (File photo)
IN THE KNOW: Let's give them the recognition they deserve
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am