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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Great Indoors: Dessert imposters make April Fools fun
Highway 371: Project summary
Highway 371: End is in sight - Goal: Open most of 4-lane highway end of May
CLC tutoring program earns recertification
Friday fish fry in Walker will support Faith in Action
PR-B grad coaches Elks to state title - Digiovanni's team goes 32-0
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Dan-ecdotes: Stone confident in final season for Golden Bears
Trott joins Crosswoods staff
Patriot 14U team takes first
Lila Marcella Violett
Gregory L. Seibert
Pages from the Past - March 30, 2017
Winston to hold public piano workshop Thursday
Heartland Symphony Orchestra to play March 31 in Pequot Lakes
Grim's Grub: Lent is a special time
Card games: March 26, 2017
Cracker Barrel: Trashy bags
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Grim's Tales: My new hit list
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
letters to the editor
Births-March 12, 2017
June 1, 2016
Faces: After 29 years in different roles, Nisswa's Hansen to retire
From lunchroom/playground assistant to paraprofessional to media specialist, Sheree Hansen has worn many hats at Nisswa Elementary School since...
June 1, 2016 - 3:06pm
Faces: Familiar face at Nisswa School retiring
Nisswa Elementary School families will have a new go-to person in the office next school year as 15-year secretary Kathy Olson is retiring. Before...
June 1, 2016 - 3:05pm
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