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May 19, 2017
Ione Schaaf (right), Pequot Lakes, talks to Kathy Soukup and her son, Joel Soukup, Pine River authors of “Standing Tall on One Leg," Saturday, May 13, at the Pequot Lakes Library. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
'Made in Minnesota: A Celebration of Local Authors'
May 19, 2017 - 6:00am
May 18, 2017
Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Peter Koering adds some color to a fellow runner at the Evan Lindquist Memorial 5k.
Evan Lindquist remembered with memorial run
May 18, 2017 - 4:00am
May 13, 2017
Gretchen and Ava Patnode of Aitkin pose with their dogs, Leonard and Titen, at the Heartland Animal Rescue Team fundraising walk Saturday, May 6. Dan Determan/Echo Journal
KLICK! Gallery - HART walk goes back to the '50s
May 13, 2017 - 8:00am
April 18, 2017
Welcome, spring! Drawing by Dalten Meyers, a student in Mrs. Meier’s fourth-grade class at Pine River-Backus Elementary School.
Welcome, spring!
April 18, 2017 - 4:50am
April 15, 2017
Sergeant Corey Dabrowski (left) is a Pine River-Backus graduate now serving in the Army and currently deployed to Poland.
PR-B graduate stationed in Poland
April 15, 2017 - 5:15am
Ted and Sue Leagjeld
Remembering the Leagjelds: Resort owners Ted and Sue die three months apart
April 15, 2017 - 3:30am
March 23, 2017
Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar’s float - featuring Audrey Max (left), Sadie Pollock, Morgan Hegman and Mayson Eide - took second place among business entries in the Crosslake St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March button
Thousands share their charm in Crosslake
March 23, 2017 - 2:53pm
March 17, 2017
Jenna Kintzler skated as a soloist to “Memories.” Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Figure skaters find paradise
March 17, 2017 - 6:00am
March 12, 2017
Cathy Clark, Fifty Lakes, and Justin Jansen, Pequot Lakes, are Ms. Blarney and Mr. Malarkey. Submitted Photo
Clark, Jansen win Ms. Blarney, Mr. Malarkey titles
March 12, 2017 - 7:12am
March 10, 2017
Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Melody Watkins, 2, of Pequot Lakes, enjoys her trip down an inflatable slide at the Pequot Lakes Community Carnival Saturday, March button
Pequot Lakes carnival attracts all ages
March 10, 2017 - 6:03am
March 9, 2017
Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
One of the group contest entries at this year's Polar Bear Plunge was the group called the Burr and Bailey's button
Polar plungers raise thousands of dollars for Special Olympics
March 9, 2017 - 11:01am
March 4, 2017
As a Frozen Fore participant prepares to take a swing, Jordan Jacob, of the Jake's Gull Lake family and dressed as a gangster, watches. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Gull Lake Frozen Fore raises money for charity
March 4, 2017 - 7:56pm
February 22, 2017
Contestants turned out Sunday, Feb. 19, for the Nisswa Fire Department's annual Ice Fishing Derby fundraiser on Nisswa Lake.
Nisswa Winter Jubilee warm, but successful
February 22, 2017 - 10:34pm
February 8, 2017
Katie Fergerson (left) and Nicole Starry, of Crosslake Veterinary Hospital, add to their florentine chicken soup during a break in tasters Saturday, Feb. 4, at Crosslake's SoupFest. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Crosslake's WinterFest draws record crowd
February 8, 2017 - 11:44pm
January 27, 2017
Travis Grimler/Echo Journal 
Tobias Heilman, 7, of Pine City, and Linda Davidson, of Mill Town, Wisconsin, teamed up in a crosscut saw activity at the Deep Portage Winter Rendezvous on Saturday, Jan. 21.
Warm winter rendezvous at Deep Portage a blast
January 27, 2017 - 12:09am