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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
The Regional Report: National Guard lawsuit ends; council floats sales tax hike in Little Falls
Ideal Green Market hosts annual meeting
Backus fly-in pancake breakfast set
National Loon Center project garners $4 million grant
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves second teacher contract
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
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
Donald J. Watson
John Leslie Orr
Senior Menus: July 23-27, 2018
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
From the Lefthand Corner: Big Trump and little Trump - Panderers both
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
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 20, 2018
National youth speaker to be at Crosslake church Sunday
Micah Mac, national youth speaker, will share information at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday, July 22, at Crosslake Christian Assembly of God Church....
July 20, 2018 - 3:30am
July 11, 2018
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish to hold capital fund drive
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish (with Catholic churches in Pequot Lakes, Pine River and Nisswa) announces its capital fund drive. The "One Faith...
July 11, 2018 - 5:00am
July 10, 2018
Laos missionaries to speak at Emily church
Missionaries serving in the Laos Mission Initiative will speak Thursday, July 12, at Emily United Methodist Church about new programs, successes, goals, challenges, vocational training and more. Those who attend should bring a salad or main dish to share in a potluck meal. Dessert...
July 10, 2018 - 7:30am
July 8, 2018
Faith: Land of the free and home of the brave
Among our citizenship, little is known about the War of 1812, even though from its battlements we receive our beloved national anthem. History records that several decades passed before our nation once again became embroiled in conflict with England. And it was during the British...
July 8, 2018 - 7:30am
July 3, 2018
Registration open for farm-themed Vacation Bible School in Nisswa
Kids ages 4 through fifth grade are invited to a week of Vacation Bible School at Timberwood Church in Nisswa. This year's "Up with Jesus, Down...
July 3, 2018 - 9:00am
July 1, 2018
Faith: Religion, politics and the Fourth of July
Religion and politics: Those are the two subjects that we are supposed to avoid at dinner parties, family gatherings and wherever we want to "keep the peace." If these topics do come up - there is always an instigator, a pot-stirrer - we'd best not say what we really think and just...
July 1, 2018 - 5:30am
June 29, 2018
GUMC to serve snacks, host fun run after Sunday service
Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes invites the community to its 9 a.m. church service Sunday, July 1, and to stay for snacks on the trail afterward. A kids fun run is also scheduled after the service with awards for participants. Casual attire is appropriate.
June 29, 2018 - 9:30am
June 22, 2018
Christ Community to host outdoor worship Sunday
Christ Community Church in Nisswa will hold an outdoor worship service at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, June 24. Bring blankets and chairs, though chairs will also be available at the church. A burger bar and dunk tank fundraiser will take place immediately following the ceremony. There will...
June 22, 2018 - 11:30am
Bluegrass concert is Sunday at Crosslake church
The monthly bluegrass concert at Crosslake Christian Assembly of God Church will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 24, featuring old-time hymns and patriotic music performed on a variety of instruments, including banjo, mandolin, guitar, dulcimer, piano and more. Refreshments are served....
June 22, 2018 - 10:30am
June 17, 2018
Faith: What I learned from 30 days without food
I find health and nutrition to be fascinating. I enjoy reading about it, talking about it and experimenting with it. This past April I completed a 30-day water fast, where I ate no food and drank only water and took a few supplements for 30 days. I know, it's a bit nuts. So why did...
June 17, 2018 - 6:30am
June 15, 2018
Adult and Teen Challenge to sing, speak in Pine River
Pine River United Methodist Church will host the Central Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge at its Sunday worship service June 17. Breakfast will be served from 8:45-9:45 a.m., before the 10 a.m. worship service. The group will share its music and testimonies of redemption and healing....
June 15, 2018 - 6:30am
June 13, 2018
Grace United Methodist to host community picnic
Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes invites the community to a summer picnic to celebrate and honor volunteers at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the church. This event is free and will feature favorite summer foods. GUMC hopes to celebrate all those who contribute to making...
June 13, 2018 - 3:30am
June 10, 2018
Faith: What's the hang-up?
Two brilliant people had the opportunity to connect. One is the novelist, the other a theologian. As they put their minds together, the novelist challenged the theologian with questions that many people have asked. "Do you really believe the Bible's true? Do you really believe a baby...
June 10, 2018 - 7:30am
June 8, 2018
Roggenkamps to perform bluegrass at Pine River church
Tim and Cindy Roggenkamp will perform gospel and bluegrass music at the 10 a.m. worship service Sunday, June 10, at Pine River United Methodist Church, 348 Barclay Ave. Everyone is welcome.
June 8, 2018 - 6:30am
June 4, 2018
Bible study to start June 6 at Christ Community Church
Christ Community Church in Nisswa will begin is midweek Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6. The group will meet until 8 p.m. each Wednesday through Aug. 8 at the church. David Jeremiah will present his study on the signs of God's providence in the new world. Following the...
June 4, 2018 - 5:30am