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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
UPDATE: County sheriff issues evacuation order after Wisconsin refinery explosion
WAPOA roundtable discussion to focus on AIS
Central Minnesota boy dies month after crash with semi-truck
Pequot Lakes: Ellison runner-up at state speech meet - Pierson, Miller also place
Ham dinner planned at Maple Hill Lutheran Church
Run for the Lakes begins Friday
Boys golf: Patriots second, Tigers third at Crosswoods
Softball: Tigers smash Drakes in season opener - Team tops B-H/V to move to 2-0
Bear hunt applications available; deadline is Friday, May 4
Why the zones? New regulations for keeping northern pike explained
Geoffrey F. Gaertner
Genevieve Irene Hill
Jeanne M. Hunt (Mahlum)
Wilma J. Long
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
Am I Getting Enough Protein?
3 Things for Better Health - April 22
Sugar affects your liver as well as your waistline
Grim's Grub: Words of warning: Don't eat these fun recipes
Grim's Tales: Wait ... did spring really just happen?
Letter to the editor: Thanks to all who helped with garage sale
Letter to the editor: Support step therapy legislation
Opinion: When Barbara Bush said 'Damn'
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: Here's a first quarter review
letters to the editor
Births: April 8, 2018
John and Clare Staulcup
Births - April 1, 2018
Births-March 22, 2018
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
February 3, 2018
United Way to host 2018-2020 Grant Cycle meeting
Nonprofit organizations looking to be considered for financial support through United Way of Crow Wing and Cass Counties are encouraged to attend an upcoming informational meeting at noon Wednesday in the CTC Room at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber. This meeting is critical for those interested...
February 3, 2018 - 4:30am
January 23, 2018
Day of Caring raises $51,000 for Brainerd Salvation Army
BAXTER—Mills Fleet Farm Monday presented the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army with a gift of $20,000. The gift represents $20,000 worth of...
January 23, 2018 - 9:00am
January 14, 2018
Faith in Action offers new volunteer training session
Faith in Action is offering a new volunteer training session from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Faith in Action office in Hackensack....
January 14, 2018 - 8:30am
January 9, 2018
'Get comfortable with being uncomfortable'
Have you ever had one of those conversations - like the game telephone - when you start with one subject and end on an entirely different subject? We started with hammock, went to how we've slept camping, to how soldiers used to sleep, to questioning how Army soldiers now sleep and...
January 9, 2018 - 7:30am
January 8, 2018
Crosslakers step into 2018
After functioning as an all-volunteer group for nearly two years, the Crosslakers are poised to take steps in 2018 to formalize the group's structure....
January 8, 2018 - 4:00am
December 30, 2017
Requests for Faith in Action volunteers surge
Many people in rural Minnesota depend on friends or neighbors for rides to medical appointments, grocery shopping and errands. For some, this is the only way they connect with their community, especially during the winter months. At times, finding a driver can be difficult. Faith...
December 30, 2017 - 5:30am
December 25, 2017
Christmas for Vets lays wreaths to honor veterans
Thanks to the Christmas for Vets program and 20 volunteers, 316 veterans at five lakes area cemeteries were honored with wreaths for the holiday...
December 25, 2017 - 4:00am
December 24, 2017
Revolution Dance Team donates to food shelf
The Pequot Lakes Revolution Dance Team collected 74 pounds of food and $11 for the Lakes Area Food Shelf. Pictures with the donations, from left,...
December 24, 2017 - 8:00am
Day brightener - Heartland Quilters provide place mats
The Heartland Quilters completed over 50 quilted place mats that Meals on Wheels groups will distribute in the Pine River and Walker areas. The...
December 24, 2017 - 4:00am