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Echo Journal debuts

Welcome to the first issue of the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, which combines the Lake Country Echo and Pine River Journal weekly newspapers into one publication.

The Echo Journal continues to carry your favorite features from the Echo and Journal, with a switch to broadsheet newsprint from the former tab size, and a redesign.

Our staff has pondered many of the same questions you may have, but we have worked hard to make this a smooth transition for you, our readers and advertisers. We are happy to assist in any way we can. Send us an email or give us a call. Find a list of contacts on page 5.

With more than 100 combined years of newspaper history, we look forward to this next chapter serving our communities.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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