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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - July 21, 2018
Applications for school safety grants open Aug. 29
Horseback rider injured in Pillsbury State Forest
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
Rollover injures Little Falls man: Alcohol believed to be factor in crash
Golf Results - July 19, 2018
PL fall sign-up meeting Aug. 6
Danecdotes: North Stars seeking mentor families for young athletes
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Albert T. Schroeder
Trevor G. Bridgwater
Larry C. Bahls
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
There's still plenty of planting season left
Card games: July 9-13, 2018
Southern Minnesota jet charter company flies stranded family home from Costa Rica
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovations
National youth speaker to be at Crosslake church Sunday
Guest Column: Wisdom of the Plain Old Toastmaster
The Last Windrow: How did we survive with no warning labels?
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
Kindness can save lives
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
May 20, 2018
Motley brothers soar with Eagle Scout rank: Achieve highest Boy Scout honor, earn all merit badges
MOTLEY—Brothers Zachary, Garrett and Jordon Carlson earned more merit badges than most Boy Scouts will receive in a lifetime, including...
May 20, 2018 - 4:00am
May 18, 2018
Jay Cline receives Distinguished Service Award
Jay Cline, perhaps one of the most familiar faces on the Pine River Chamber of Commerce thanks to his many contributions, was honored Monday,...
May 18, 2018 - 5:00am
May 17, 2018
Nisswa Citizen of the Year: Lifelong resident John Wallin wins honor
John Wallin was named the 2018 Nisswa Citizen of the Year — and yes, this is the first time the lifelong Nisswa resident has won the accolade....
May 17, 2018 - 5:00am
May 13, 2018
Lake Country Faces: Vavpotic stands out from the crowd - PLHS senior receives Rising Star award
Pequot Lakes senior Colette Vavpotic doesn't let anything hold her back from success. Her positivity, strong work ethic and determination to...
May 13, 2018 - 7:00am
May 9, 2018
CWC sign technician recognized for 31 years of service
Crow Wing County's only sign technician, Bill Simon, was recognized for ensuring that nearly 20,000 signs throughout the county are properly...
May 9, 2018 - 9:00am
May 8, 2018
Pequot Lakes athlete shines on and off the field - Young receives Rising Star award
Dedication, positivity and the ability to overcome obstacles are some of the qualities that set Pequot Lakes senior Austin Young apart from his...
May 8, 2018 - 7:00am
May 5, 2018
Faces: Mad Hatter to study theater in college
Unlike many who try out for a play, Erika Soukup didn't want the lead in this year's Pine River-Backus Community Education production of "Alice...
May 5, 2018 - 5:00am
May 2, 2018
Nisswa native serves aboard Navy’s most-advanced attack submarine
PEARL HARBOR – Nisswa native and 2014 Pequot Lakes High School graduate, Cadel Roeder, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the Navy’s...
May 2, 2018 - 7:00am
April 13, 2018
Lake Country Faces: First-time actress hits center stage as Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz'
After auditioning for the "smallest roles" she could think of, Pequot Lakes High School junior Elizabeth Blaeser never expected to be in the...
April 13, 2018 - 9:00am
April 8, 2018
Working Together Coalition coordinator, Rogosheske, gets reacquainted with her hometown of Pine River
In 2004, Heather Rogosheske (then Frederick) graduated from Pine River-Backus High School and prepared to learn floral design at Central Lakes...
April 8, 2018 - 5:00am
April 1, 2018
Faces: Wallin marks 50th year teaching firearm safety
Calvin Wallin has taught firearm safety in Pequot Lakes since Lyndon B. Johnson was president. He has taught nearly 2,000 students, including...
April 1, 2018 - 7:00am
March 25, 2018
New York native spent nearly 40 years as pastor in Minnesota - Milo to retire from Gloria Dei in May
Culture shock came in full force for Pastor Frank Milo when he first came to Minnesota. A native of the Bronx, New York City, Milo - pastor at...
March 25, 2018 - 9:00am
March 16, 2018
Faces: At 80, St. Patrick's Day parade grand marshal Doerfler says activity is key to long life
"I've been involved in so many super things with so many different people. That's why I just want to keep going," said Joe Doerfler, of Crosslake....
March 16, 2018 - 9:00am
March 11, 2018
Father, son put in many years at Nisswa Marine - Younger Petersen retiring after 51 years
Not many people work their entire, 50-plus-year career with the same employer. Even fewer stay that long at a place where their father also worked...
March 11, 2018 - 5:00am
March 8, 2018
Crosslake woman part of clinical trial to help people with spinal cord injuries
Since a sleepwalking accident 11 years ago at her Crosslake home, Kathy Allen has lived life paralyzed from the waist down. But she never gave...
March 8, 2018 - 5:00am