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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes Community Education offers classes
Agendas - Sept. 23
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves preliminary levy
Faces: Pequot Lakes police officer goes back to school as liaison
Making the Grade: Sept. 23, 2018
Football: Patriots fall to Rebels 20-18
Basketball: Clinics at CLC scheduled in October
Area Female Athlete: Wynn helps put the W in PR-B
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Golf results - Sept. 20, 2018
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Martha L. Rach
Judith K. Lapke
Coming Monday: No one dies alone
Grim's Grub: Let's shake things up a bit
Dear daughters, from Mom
Senior Menus: Sept. 24-28, 2018
Faith: Unity in a divided nation
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
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
September 23, 2018
Faith: Unity in a divided nation
When thinking of a word to describe the current cultural and political mood, "unity" is probably the last word that comes to mind. "Factions," "tribalism" or "dissension" would be more fitting. But in the midst of an angry and outraged culture, one entity ought to stand out. The church....
September 23, 2018 - 2:00am
September 20, 2018
Grace UMC to host tailgate party Friday
Grace United Methodist Church invites the community to celebrate its new garage with a tailgate party from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Those who attend are invited to stop for free food and fun before they head to the Pequot Lakes High School football game.
September 20, 2018 - 5:30am
September 16, 2018
Faith: A husband's nightmare
Do you have "an attitude of gratitude?" Do you give thanks for what people "do behind the scenes?" Are you one of those people who's making a difference and people don't notice or appreciate what you have done? The late Peter Marshall often told the story of the "Keeper of the Spring,"...
September 16, 2018 - 7:30am
September 12, 2018
Moravitz to speak at St. Francis School Foundation dinner
The annual St. Francis Catholic School Foundation Dinner is set for Friday, Sept. 28, at Madden's Wilson Bay Lodge. The theme is "God Plants the Seed. Faith makes it grow." Keynote speaker will be Father Ryan Moravitz, pastor of St. Lawrence, St. Joseph and Holy Family in Duluth....
September 12, 2018 - 6:30am
September 9, 2018
Faith: Join in prayer as a new school year begins
Dear friends - Do you remember what the first day of school was like for you? I remember my first day of ninth grade as I was going to be starting at a new school. I was excited to go to the new school, yet when I walked into the building on that day, I wondered, "Did I make the right...
September 9, 2018 - 7:30am
Faith: Obliged to die
Recently, a popular Twin Cities TV journalist announced in a live interview that his cancer had returned. He looked visibly shaken as he responded to questions from his colleague about engaging in a second fight against cancer. Watching him candidly express disappointment, but still...
September 9, 2018 - 6:30am
September 8, 2018
Moorhead family raising sheep they hope could be key to Huntington's disease cure
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — For 50 long years, Huntington's disease has followed Terry Fore around. It began with her first date with her...
September 8, 2018 - 8:33am
September 7, 2018
Gift of Music event set Sunday at St. Christopher's Church
St. Christopher's Catholic Church in Nisswa will host its annual Gift of Music Concert on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the church. Social with wine, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by a Lake Wobegon indoor picnic dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the music program...
September 7, 2018 - 2:30pm
September 5, 2018
Human trafficking education workshop set in Emily
The United Methodist Church of Emily will host a human trafficking education workshop from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, led by Kate LePage of Lutheran Social Services. This is another in a series of Emily area community educational events. The public is invited to this free event....
September 5, 2018 - 5:30am
September 2, 2018
Faith: Our vision is steered by our purpose
Thursday, Aug. 23, marked the three-month anniversary of the fire that destroyed our church building. So much has changed, yet so little has changed. Lord willing the building will be demolished within the next two weeks, but then what? Many children witnessed the aftermath of the...
September 2, 2018 - 7:30am
August 28, 2018
Register for Pleasant Hill Community Church country school reunion
The annual country school reunion will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Pleasant Hill Community Church on County Highway 1, southwest of Pequot Lakes and south of Pine River. The church ladies will provide the noon meal. Cost is $5 per person. For planning, mail...
August 28, 2018 - 2:30am
August 26, 2018
Faith: Fearless parenting
One question I commonly get asked from parents is, "How do I lead my child spiritually to know, love and follow Jesus?" I was recently asked to review and write an endorsement for a new book by George Barna and Jimmy Myers entitled "Fearless Parenting." With their permission I am...
August 26, 2018 - 7:30am
August 24, 2018
Bluegrass group to play Sunday at Sibley Park
The Churchyard Bluegrass Group will play for Our Savior's Lutheran Church's outdoor service at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Sibley Park by the lake in Pequot Lakes. Coffee and sweet rolls will be served. In case of rain, the service will be held at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. All...
August 24, 2018 - 10:30am
Crosslake church to host bluegrass concert Sunday
The Crosslake Assemblies of God Church monthly bluegrass concert will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at the church. This event will include a...
August 24, 2018 - 8:30am
August 19, 2018
Faith: Where did you see God today?
With the State Fair quickly approaching, I recalled one of my experiences that I have shared with my congregations. A few years back when my family and I were walking through the multitudes of people at the Great Minnesota Get-together, my brother spotted one of the players for the...
August 19, 2018 - 7:30am