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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC travel study information meeting set Oct. 23
Police Blotter - Oct. 19, 2017
CSAH 13 public information meeting set Oct. 24
Handmade Halloween get-ups: ‘Duct Tape and glue sticks, the holy grail of crafting’
A wedding, a runaway dog: Our beloved Charlie's improbable journey home
Patriot youth participate in 'Bobber Bowl'
Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks
Vikings' Anthony Barr: 'By no means was I trying to take out Aaron Rodgers'
PL 8th-graders first in S-M
PL 7th-graders first at Mid-State
Esther Villeneuve Lemire
Lisa Marie Wall
Robert Lawrence Maples
Eagle View donates to Kinship Partners
Calendar of events: Oct. 19, 2017
Geritol Frolics kick off 14th year Oct. 19
Everett Smithson Band to play Thursday in Crosslake
Reminders: Oct. 19, 2017
Letter to the editor: Letter filled with innuendos, half-truths
Cheesehead Chatter: Take those small steps to reach your goals
Last Windrow: A special trek into the woods
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
Grim's Tales: Vacation: A break from more than work
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
October 15, 2017
Starting and ending in Pine River - Restaurant owner made it back home after years on the road
Roger Hoplin was born and raised in Pine River. He settled down in the area again in 2012. But in between graduating from Pine River High School...
October 15, 2017 - 5:00am
October 8, 2017
Crosslake, Emily Catholic churches welcome new pastor - Father Blake Rozier returns to lakes area
"It's exciting to be here," Father Blake Rozier said of his new post as pastor at Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Crosslake and St. Emily's...
October 8, 2017 - 4:00am
October 1, 2017
From equine therapist to Nisswa School secretary - Weinhandl loves working with kids
The first friendly face many see upon entering Nisswa Elementary School is secretary Brooke Weinhandl. Now in her second year as school secretary,...
October 1, 2017 - 4:00am
September 17, 2017
Student, teacher, writer, volunteer - Birch has worn many hats
Books hold a special place in Melissa Birch's heart. "I've always been a reader," she said. "Just a voracious reader." Birch dedicates much of...
September 17, 2017 - 5:00am
September 10, 2017
Lake Country Faces: Hackensack priest is close to home
In July, the congregation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hackensack said a somber farewell to Father Francis Kabiru and gave a hearty welcome...
September 10, 2017 - 5:00am
September 3, 2017
Faces: GUMC pastor settles into life in Pequot Lakes
From a very young age, the Rev. Gary Liker knew he was destined for ministry. "When I was 5 or 6, my dad sat me down and asked me what I wanted...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
Faces: Backus man goes out on limb for family
Roland Orth, of Backus, is living proof that some risks are worth taking, especially with a little support from loved ones. Orth owns Roland's...
August 13, 2017 - 5:00am
July 30, 2017
Faces: Horse ownership builds character
When Amber Hidde met Judah's Flashy Cash in March 2014, she looked into the horse's two different colored eyes and fell in love immediately....
July 30, 2017 - 6:00am
July 9, 2017
Faces: A new face leads Pequot Lakes musical - Borash dances her way to center stage
After 15 years of dancing, Baxter's Sylvia Borash took her talents to the big stage last year and started acting. Now she's getting ready for...
July 9, 2017 - 5:00am
July 3, 2017
Nisswa parks and rec welcomes new face - Hill leads with experience
One of several new faces at Nisswa City Hall is Parks and Recreation Director Matthew Hill, who took his post about three months ago. Since starting...
July 3, 2017 - 5:00am
June 19, 2017
Young man heads family business: At 24, Babinski runs Babinski Properties
At age 24, John Babinski is running the family business his grandfather founded in the way his grandfather taught him. "I've been part of the...
June 19, 2017 - 4:00am
June 12, 2017
Faces: Ailie watched autism awareness change in 34 years of teaching
Karen Ailie could have changed school districts years ago. She lives in Nisswa, much closer to Brainerd than Pine River, yet she decided to spend...
June 12, 2017 - 4:00am
June 5, 2017
Faces: Teacher of the Year shares her journey to speech-language pathology
After changing her college major five times, Teri Kaminski Peterson landed on speech, language and hearing sciences. Now, as a speech pathologist...
June 5, 2017 - 4:00am
May 22, 2017
Faces: Asking for help kept a hard year from getting worse for Ford
When her grandmother, Lisa Ford, was receiving treatment for brain cancer, Pine River-Backus High School senior Tia Ford had a rough school year....
May 22, 2017 - 5:00am
May 15, 2017
Rising Star: Tallman's focus on school pays off
When hard times forced Pine River-Backus High School senior Sierra Tallman to focus on coursework as a distraction, she didn't expect it to literally...
May 15, 2017 - 5:00am