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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
Pine River: City's criminal prosecution may end in March
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
GOP increases moves to boost punishment for highway protests
Crow Wing's Erickson named Auditor of the Year
PeeWee B team finishes 1st
Tiger boys split week's games
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Red-hot Gophers win 6th straight, upset No. 24 Maryland
Eloise Kay Jans
Donald B. Rothmeier
Card games: Feb. 23, 2017
Pages from the Past - Feb. 23, 2017
Nisswa Winter Jubilee warm, but successful
Comedic juggler to stage show Feb. 25 in Pequot Lakes
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation awards $21,600 in Community Health Grants
Letter to the Editor: Columnist discovers universal theory of everything
The Cracker Barrel: Paying attention
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
The Last Windrow: Ideas for Minnesota's Super Bowl visitors
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
letters to the editor
Wedding Announced: Denny (DJ) Pink and Martha Worms
65th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Kathy O'Brien
90th Birthday: Rachel Wing
95th Birthday: Ralph Yeager
4 Generations: Jensen, Stanwood, Nelson
May 18, 2016
Faces: Nisswa's longtime first-grade teacher to retire
Sharon Rasmussen has enjoyed teaching first grade at Nisswa Elementary School for the past 23 years, but she decided it's now time to retire,...
May 18, 2016 - 3:28pm
May 16, 2016
Holm recognized for hard work, leadership
Jennifer Holm of Pine River-Backus has a drive that not all high school seniors can brag about, and that's why she was honored by the National...
May 16, 2016 - 9:13am
May 13, 2016
Horgan plays the adult before graduating
When Mikayla Horgan returned from basic training with the Army National Guard, she hardly anticipated coming home to live by herself. She was...
May 13, 2016 - 11:55am
May 4, 2016
Dischinger and Pederson named Shining Stars by NJPA
Every year the National Joint Powers Alliance in Staples holds a banquet to recognize 48 area high school student as Region 5 Rising Stars. NJPA honored Jennifer Holm and Angela Pederson from Pine River-Backus High School, and Allie Dischinger and Mikayla Horgan from Pequot Lakes...
May 4, 2016 - 1:58pm
Angela Pederson fights health issues and comes out on top
When Angela Pederson first learned of the Shining Star Banquet, and that she had won an award, she reacted first with shock and confusion, then...
May 4, 2016 - 10:44am
April 30, 2016
Acting a family matter in PLHS play: Two pairs of siblings in cast of eight
Curtains will rise on Pequot Lakes High School's production of "Burying the Hatchetts" this weekend, and theater goers may notice a familial...
April 30, 2016 - 10:47am
April 13, 2016
Loschko buys time with family: Family, faith, business important to Rafferty's Pizza owner
Mark Loschko is a busy man, especially in the summer. "The way we are in a tourist area here, my summers are crazy," Loschko said. "We are up...
April 13, 2016 - 2:50pm
April 11, 2016
Gola is the man behind Claude and Ernie cartoon
The weekly hijinks of Claude and Ernie are a longstanding tradition in this weekly newspaper - see page B3 this week - but while the faces of...
April 11, 2016 - 12:26pm
March 30, 2016
Hempel helps resurrect Fun Books For Kids: Her ideas lead to growth in program that promotes reading
Moving around a lot as a young girl led Tricia Hempel to become an avid reader. "That's where I got my love of reading - from moving," said...
March 30, 2016 - 3:50pm
March 24, 2016
Taylor's passion is to promote aviation: He hopes to teach others at Backus Airport
Craig Taylor is the most recent manager of the Backus Municipal Airport, where he hopes to revive a local appreciation for aviation. The Walker...
March 24, 2016 - 11:28am
March 16, 2016
Pequot 'Irish twins' the same age on St. Patrick's Day
The term "Irish twins" is defined as two siblings born within 12 months of each other, but there is an additional wrinkle to it for Greg and...
March 16, 2016 - 3:36pm
March 10, 2016
Mezzengas to serve as parade grand marshal: Family honored for service to Crosslake
Because of their contributions to the Crosslake community, the Mezzenga family has been named grand marshal of the city's annual St. Patrick's...
March 10, 2016 - 11:38am
February 26, 2016
Couple finds niche with Crosslake Fitness
It did not take long for Crosslake Fitness to find a foothold in its community. The gym's owners, Steve and Holly Purfeerst, have been in business...
February 26, 2016 - 11:49am
February 19, 2016
Local outdoors lover to become Eagle Scout: Walton donates wood duck houses he helped build
Cody Walton of Pequot Lakes has a life routine familiar to many other seniors in high school. He wakes up, goes to school, comes home, goes to...
February 19, 2016 - 9:51am
February 10, 2016
Crosslake teacher has passion for performance: Schumacher is stage manager for ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’
Four years ago Lisa Schumacher moved to Crosslake so she could become a physical education and health teacher at Crosslake Community School,...
February 10, 2016 - 10:44am