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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
2018 Voter's Guide: Pequot Lakes School Board
2018 Voter's Guide: Pine River-Backus School Board
2018 Voter's Guide: Fifty Lakes City Council, mayor candidates
2018 Voter's Guide: Manhattan Beach City contests
2018 Voter's Guide: Hackensack City Council
Bemidji State picked fifth in WCHA preseason polls, Minnesota State again the favorite
Defending champs Minnesota Duluth picked to finish first in NCHC; followed by SCSU, UND
Inside the Outdoors: Viruses victimize wildlife, too
Partners team up for local fish passage project funding
Basketball: Clinics at CLC scheduled in October
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Shawn Eisel Blanchard
Lyle B. Sannes
Evelyn D. Eide
Coming Wednesday: Substance abuse is addictive
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
Crow Wing Energized: Depression might be more common than you think
Pequot Lakes church to host lutefisk supper Sept. 29
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
September 14, 2018
4 area organizations to receive grants
Four organizations in Brainerd, Baxter, Merrifield and Cass Lake recently received grants from a St. Paul-based private charitable trust. The Otto Bremer Trust awarded $50,000 to Sexual Assault Services Inc. of Brainerd for general operations to provide services for victims of sexual...
September 14, 2018 - 11:30am
August 26, 2018
Pine River-Backus Family Center: Donate fresh produce to help feed the hungry
Do your kohlrabi have a chance to make it from your garden to your house? Ours are eaten right in their row. Are your tomatoes producing in bushels...
August 26, 2018 - 6:00am
July 10, 2018
Pine River-Backus Family Center: Donate to family center through Amazon
Support the Pine River-Backus Family Center by shopping on AmazonSmile. Those who shop through AmazonSmile can enter the family center as their charity of choice, and Amazon will donate a portion of the proceeds from purchases to the family center. Use smile.amazon.com/ch/41-1851010...
July 10, 2018 - 5:30am
July 8, 2018
Faith in Action new volunteer training is July 10
Neighborly volunteers are needed to help seniors, the disabled and people in need throughout Cass County with transportation, home meal delivery, visiting and respite, light homemaking, basic home repair and chores, including ramp building, through Faith in Action for Cass County's...
July 8, 2018 - 5:30am
July 6, 2018
Grant will double donations to Pine River Food Shelf in July
The Pine River Area Food Shelf and Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless announce the eighth annual Food Shelf Challenge Grant, where Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless will proportionally match donations to Pine River Area Food Shelf during July, up to $4,000. In 2017,...
July 6, 2018 - 9:30am
June 19, 2018
Wentz tabs his former backup to help lead foundation
PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz hired his former backup at North Dakota State to help lead his A01 Foundation. Operating...
June 19, 2018 - 5:52pm
June 11, 2018
Cass County Faith in Action kicks off fundraiser raffle
Raffle tickets are available at local businesses for the 12th annual Faith in Action for Cass County fundraiser raffle. Grand prize is a 2018...
June 11, 2018 - 9:07am
Community Action donates planters to Pequot Lakes
Community Action of Pequot Lakes donated bobber flower planters to the city of Pequot Lakes. "This has been in the works for over a year," said...
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
May 28, 2018
Volunteers invited to Camp Knutson for spring meeting
The Camp Knutson volunteer spring meeting/luncheon and waterfront dedication is set for 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31. The event will start at 10 a.m. at the Camp Knutson dining hall with a meet and greet, volunteer sign-ups for camp activities and a general meeting. The day will end with...
May 28, 2018 - 6:30am
April 3, 2018
Kinship Partners hosts annual Purses for Partners fundraiser
NISSWA—Kinship Partners will host its annual Purses for Partners fundraiser on April 21 at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. Purses for Partners is a spring luncheon for women and girls that will include both a silent and live auction consisting of purses, fashion accessories, spa...
April 3, 2018 - 12:30pm
April 2, 2018
In memory of a friend: Nonprofit to keep light on for mental health awareness
Brainerd High School sophomore Jake Haapajoki was known to always have a smile on his face. He was always joking around, smiling and laughing,...
April 2, 2018 - 10:19am
March 27, 2018
Hackensack Auxiliary donates to food shelf
Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 President Bonnie Dupre and Treasurer Linda Becker presented a check for $300 to Cheri Westphal,...
March 27, 2018 - 11:00am
March 18, 2018
Remember what you have, not what you want
I feel the hot Florida sun beating down on me. Small beads of sweat linger on my forehead. I feel carefree and happy as I wander along the ocean's shoreline. Then I wake up! Alas, I live in Minnesota, and the reality outside is snow and cold. Nevertheless, I know that in the sweltering...
March 18, 2018 - 9:30am
March 16, 2018
St. Francis of the Lakes raffle raises nearly $55,000
Teachers, staff, students and the community surrounding St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School in Brainerd raised $54,605 during the 2018 Catholic Schools Raffle. Students started selling $5 tickets Jan. 12 for the raffle, which is a free fundraising program sponsored by Catholic...
March 16, 2018 - 4:30am
March 6, 2018
Faith in Action van helps at Hackensack blood drive
The Hackensack Lions partnered with Faith in Action for Cass County and United Blood Services for a successful community blood drive in Jan....
March 6, 2018 - 7:00am