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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
MnDOT training program at Camp Ripley to prepare snowplow operators for winter
Flu vaccination clinics available for eligible veterans across central Minnesota
SWCD offers free forest management seminar for landowners
Brainerd breaks record Sunday with 86-degree temp
Airport marketing team to meet
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots, Pioneers score victories
Area Girls Tennis: Pequot Lakes dominates Mid-State Tournament
Area Volleyball: PR-B Tigers win Neprud Tournament at C-I
Fashion-forward feathered friend
Shirley J. Englin
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Philip E. Peterson
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Dolores May Anderson
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
Faith: A husband's nightmare
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
Letter to the editor: Time for a change
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
June 17, 2018
Lake Country Faces: Meier ends career on positive note
After 34 years with the Pine River-Backus School District, teacher Nancy Meier was perfectly qualified to retire. A bout with cancer approximately...
June 17, 2018 - 7:00am
June 14, 2018
Century celebration - Pine River woman marks her 100th birthday
Fire engines were pulled by horses, kids ran outside when they heard the popcorn man coming, and the United States was recovering from World...
June 14, 2018 - 5:00am
June 8, 2018
Kindness crosses a variety of comfort zones
FARGO — I'm a pretty outgoing person. There are certainly things that heighten my anxiety, but talking to strangers isn't one of them....
June 8, 2018 - 6:42am
June 6, 2018
After viral Minnesota obituary fallout, local newspapers reveal the screening process behind them
So, many of us share our bucket list or end of life wishes with family. Now, you might want to talk with them about your obituary. The Redwood...
June 6, 2018 - 4:54pm
June 5, 2018
'This world is a better place without her': A Minn. family's bitter final send-off to their mother
WILLMAR, Minn. -- An angry obituary published this week in the Redwood Falls Gazette has gone viral around the world. The obituary was removed...
June 5, 2018 - 1:09pm
June 3, 2018
Developmentally disabled, special needs community volunteer
Program specialist Debby Felske knows that looks can be deceiving, especially as an administrator at Oakridge Woodview, which provides residential...
June 3, 2018 - 6:00am
May 30, 2018
Jim Sherwood remembered for plants and flowers, music
Jim Sherwood, longtime owner of The Treehouse nursery in Pequot Lakes and G&S Plants in Pine River, is being remembered for his talent with plants...
May 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 27, 2018
Lake Country Faces: Moen to retire after almost 20 years
Don Moen, teacher at the Pine river-Backus Alternative Learning Center, is retiring at the end of the school year, wrapping up 19 years with...
May 27, 2018 - 7:00am
May 22, 2018
Coming out of retirement - Patrick Wussow dedicated to serving Breezy Point
Retirement didn't last long for former Brainerd City Administrator Patrick Wussow when he decided to leave the work force in 2015. "I failed...
May 22, 2018 - 5:00am
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