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July 21, 2017
Pequot Lakes Chamber member Aundra Erickson and Miss Pequot Lakes Princess Kenna Yutrzenka serve beans to Queen Escort Isabelle Ziesemer, King Bean Lance Ray, Queen Bean Carol Park, Prince Jellybean Erik Almelien and Princess Jellybean Addison Almelien. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
KLICK!: 350 pounds of beans baked overnight
July 21, 2017 - 6:00am
July 16, 2017
There was no shortage of red, white and blue at Nisswa’s Freedom Days parade Monday, July 3. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
KLICK!: Nisswa celebrates Freedom Days
July 16, 2017 - 8:00am
July 15, 2017
Noelle Esler, Crosslake, won Most Patriotic as Betsy Ross in the Pequot Lakes Stars & Stripes Kiddie Parade on Tuesday, July 4, in Trailside Park. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Stars & Stripes event winners listed
July 15, 2017 - 8:00am
Hans Blix and the Weapons Inspectors performed Monday, July 3, in the pocket park in Nisswa as a fundraiser for Nisswa Lake Park. The Friends of Nisswa Lake Park, a group working to raise funds for the park, sponsored the concert. Submitted Photo
Nisswa Lake Park fundraising concert
July 15, 2017 - 5:00am
July 12, 2017
Echoing Around the Globe: Fans from the Pequot Lakes-Breezy Point-Crosslake area show off their Echo Journal at Moondance Jammin' Country near Walker. Submitted Photo
Echoing/Journaling Around the Globe - Walker
July 12, 2017 - 8:30am
July 10, 2017
River Crawford, who was visiting family in the area, was the Duchess of Duck on Friday, June 30, at the Pine River Duck Races at the dam. She is shown with Pine River Second Princess Avery Cunningham (left), Miss Pine River Brianna Adkins and First Princess Tara Huston. Duck races continue Fridays through Aug. 18 with registration at 1:15 p.m. and the first race taking "flight" at 2 p.m. Submitted Photo
Duchess of Duck
July 10, 2017 - 8:00am
July 7, 2017
Miss Pine River royalty hang upside down at the Cass County Fair. Second Princess Avery Cunningham appears to be happy she remembered to remove her crown before being flipped upside down. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Cass County Fair draws people to Pine River
July 7, 2017 - 7:00am
July 6, 2017
Ruby Fromm, 7, and Mattea Leclair, 7, from Pelican Lake, show off their patriotic spirit while waiting for the start of the Mission Township Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 1. Donna Evans/Echo Journal Correspondent
KLICK!: Mission Township kicks off holiday weekend with parade
July 6, 2017 - 6:00am
July 5, 2017
The first annual duck races introduced a new award in 2017 for the person who cheered on their duck loudest.
Pine River Duck Races underway
July 5, 2017 - 6:00am
June 29, 2017
Peter Pan (played by Miles DeSanto) duels with Captain Hook (Will Rutkowski) in the Prairie Fire Children's Theatre production of "Peter Pan" at PR-B High School Friday, June 23. Dan Determan/Echo Journal
Yo-ho! A pirate's life for PR-B
June 29, 2017 - 6:00am
June 21, 2017
Bea, left, and Maddy Norquist promote pet adoption from shelters with their dog, Charlie. The Norquists recently adopted Charlie through Northern Lakes Rescue. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Dogs are prevalent pets at Pequot Lakes Pet Parade
June 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 20, 2017
Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Those lucky enough to arrive early to the Whitefish Classic and Wood Boat show were able to witness the arrival of the boats.
Classic boats line docks in Crosslake
June 20, 2017 - 10:00am
Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Vidar Skrede and Randy Gosa debut their combination of the melodies of Norwegian folk music with the rhythmic approach of Irish accompaniment on the Allspel Stage.
Scandinavian sights, sounds fill streets of Nisswa
June 20, 2017 - 9:00am
June 14, 2017
Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
A sign in front of LeRoy Albertson's 1934 Oldsmobile at the Cherry Car Show shows what the car looked like before restoration. Albertson, of Brainerd, spent 10 years fixing up the vehicle.
Car enthusiasts flock to Pequot Lakes
June 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
Sierra Nelson, Chloe Greenwaldt and Ava Hansen return from fishing on Norway Lake during the annual Pine River Lion's Take a Kid Fishing day.
For some, Take A Kid Fishing event is first trip on boat
June 14, 2017 - 10:00am