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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Hackensack Chainsaw Event slated this Fri.-Sun.
Pequot Lakes Library: Learn about haunted places in Minnesota
Nisswa: City sewer system expansion addressed
PR-B/NASA event was out of this world - Students chat with astronaut aboard space station
Thunderstorms knock out trees, power for 1000s in area
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
Here's how Target Field becomes a football stadium
Women's Golf: Stone takes first for Augustana
Volleyball: Tigers take Barb Neprud Invite crown
Vikings fullback, Minnesota native Ham says 1-yard run solidifies NFL status
Orlo Theodore Waldhoff
Aaron Joseph (Jeff) Aadland
Wendell N. "Dell" Draves
Reminders: Sept. 21, 2017
About 80 people turn out to Run for Hope
Calendar of events: Sept. 21, 2017
Pages from the Past - Sept. 21, 2017
Chef's Hat: Use apples, pumpkin to bake festive fall breads
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Grim's Tales: Veterans have been forgotten, but not for long
From the Lefthand Corner: Government is as good as we make it
The Last Windrow: We're entitled to one great dog
letters to the editor
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
October 28, 2016
Spiczka begins work with Pequot Lakes Community Education
Richard Spiczka has spent his adult life involved in community education throughout the state, and now he brings his experience to the lakes...
October 28, 2016 - 11:09am
October 14, 2016
Elderly friends choose walking over driving: Delores and Irene are common sight in Pequot Lakes
With no cars and no desire to drive, 95-year-old Irene Olson and 83-year-old Delores Hedman opt for a simpler form of transportation - walking....
October 14, 2016 - 9:12am
October 11, 2016
Faces: Crosslake resident celebrates Scandinavian heritage
On the side of County Road 66 near the heart of Crosslake stands a wooden sign with goats on top and a Norwegian and Swedish flag on either side....
October 11, 2016 - 9:04am
September 16, 2016
Pine River dentist gains national recognition: Preble among top 40 dentists under 40
A New York photoshoot wasn't part of Dr. Jaime Preble's plan. But then again, neither was dentistry. "It's kind of funny because when I was young,...
September 16, 2016 - 9:08am
September 8, 2016
Recent college graduate returns to classroom: Nisswa welcomes fourth-grade teacher
From college football player and aspiring coach to fourth-grade teacher. That's how Adam Langan ended up in Nisswa. "I kind of lost interest...
September 8, 2016 - 8:52am
August 31, 2016
Art bonds these Pine River neighbors: Seasoned artist mentors young boy
One is a young man of 8 years, the other is a woman of over 80. Art brought them together. Eloise Ryan is a known Pine River artist and an active...
August 31, 2016 - 9:29am
August 26, 2016
Resorts, teaching run in the family for Ideal woman: Johnson's daughters follow in parents' footsteps
Some things just seem to run in the family. For 87-year-old Addie Johnson, it happens to be resort life and teaching. Though she grew up on a...
August 26, 2016 - 8:34am
August 15, 2016
A voice for the young: Breezy Point's Moroni offers younger generation's perspective
The desire to have his voice heard in the community drove Michael Moroni to his spot on the Breezy Point City Council. Originally from Maple...
August 15, 2016 - 8:49am
August 4, 2016
Passion for travel is Gull Lake woman's business: Allene travels world for three years
Some people travel and some people don't, but since age 17, Claudia Allene was destined to be the footloose type. She grew up in Denver with...
August 4, 2016 - 11:17am
July 27, 2016
Faces: Kathleen Stephan strives to stick out
Kathleen Stephan of Pine River has lived in a crowd most of her life, but she has done all she could to be a distinct person. Stephan was raised...
July 27, 2016 - 10:57am
July 20, 2016
Artist gives glory to God for studio on the hill
Kathy Lande has always dreamed of being a professional artist. "When I was a little kid, I wanted to be an artist and have my own studio," Lande...
July 20, 2016 - 11:23am
July 14, 2016
Faces: Langhoff looks to future of Grace United Methodist
New to the Brainerd lakes area as of January, Andrea Langhoff is working as the director of children, youth and adult ministry at Grace United...
July 14, 2016 - 8:44am
July 6, 2016
Faces: Camp Knutson director follows his passion
"I'd always had a heart and passion for working with kids with identified needs," said Jared Griffin, of Crosslake. Griffin turned that passion...
July 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
June 29, 2016
Play costumes boast vibrant colors, feathers, polka dots
Sewing has been a part of Ruth Gmeinder's life since she was 12 years old. "I came from a family of eight, and I was the oldest girl. And back...
June 29, 2016 - 11:02am
June 22, 2016
Faces: Eileen Kulseth - Cottage Place Art School
"As a senior in high school, I took one pottery class ... and I fell in love with it," Crosslake resident Eileen Kulseth said. After 10 years...
June 22, 2016 - 1:44pm