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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
December 28, 2016
Financial companies expand, move, relocate in Pequot Lakes
The following area financial companies have made moves in Pequot Lakes: Country Financial Aundra Erickson, insurance and financial representative and owner of a local branch of Country Financial, formerly next to Super One in Baxter, has relocated to Pequot Lakes. Erickson's location...
December 28, 2016 - 12:20am
December 26, 2016
GLAR members attend convention
Housing affordability, demographic shifts and e-commerce's impact on retail spaces are among the top pressing issues Realtors should be knowledgeable about heading into 2017, according to a forum on the emerging trends affecting real estate at the 2016 Realtors Conference & Expo that...
December 26, 2016 - 8:22pm
Holley joins state, national Realtor committees
Sheila Holley, Pequot Lakes, Realtor with Edina Realty's Baxter sales office, was elected by the Minnesota Association of Realtors (MNAR) board...
December 26, 2016 - 8:19pm
December 5, 2016
Brainerd Lakes Chamber to host Bruce Miles Dec. 7
The Brainerd Lakes Chamber will host Bruce Miles from 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, for session three of the 2016 Blue Ox Business Academy's Success Series program. The Success Series consists of topic specific speakers for 90-minute sessions once a month and is open to all businesses...
December 5, 2016 - 9:36am
December 1, 2016
U.S. jobless claims hit five-month high, but layoffs low
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, hitting the highest level in five months, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a healthy labor market. The jobs market strength was underscored by other data on...
December 1, 2016 - 2:25pm
November 30, 2016
Bites Grill & Bar wins restaurant association award
Roger and Wendy Hoplin, owners of Bites Grill & Bar in Pine River, recently received the Minnesota Restaurant Association's new award, the Restaurant...
November 30, 2016 - 10:07am
November 23, 2016
Businesses relocate to Crosslake
Crosslake recently gained three new businesses that relocated from other communities, including a restaurant, a store for used children's goods and an accountant. Tim Roggenkamp CPA Tim Roggenkamp, accountant from Pequot Lakes, expanded his services into Crosslake by opening an office...
November 23, 2016 - 8:36am
November 16, 2016
Nisswa at Night planned Nov. 17
The Nisswa Chamber of Commerce and the Good Samaritan Communities will host Nisswa at Night from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Nisswa Good Samaritan, 24090 Smiley Road. Network with fellow chamber members and enjoy a s'more bar. Two tickets to the Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing...
November 16, 2016 - 1:23pm
November 11, 2016
Judge orders Amazon refunds for children's in-app purchases
By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday directed Amazon.com Inc to set up a year-long process to reimburse parents whose...
November 11, 2016 - 10:38am
November 10, 2016
Wal-Mart boosts online holiday inventory for Black Friday
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc
will boost its online inventory for Black Friday by more than half this year and...
November 10, 2016 - 9:44am
November 4, 2016
Greater Lakes Association of Realtors held Annual Installation of Officers
Greater Lakes Association of Realtors (GLAR) incoming president Patty Zuzek installed new officers recently for the 2016-17 year. They are:
November 4, 2016 - 11:28am
W R Bar Ranch ranked 8th in Angus registrations
W R Bar Ranch, Pequot Lakes, ranked as eighth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Minnesota with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2016, which ended Sept. 30. Angus breeders across the nation in 2016 registered 334,607 head of Angus cattle.
November 4, 2016 - 8:39am
Madden's, Grand View named to Top 10 list of Midwest resorts
Two Brainerd lakes area resorts were voted the second and third top resorts in the Midwest by Condé Nast Traveler readers. Madden's on Gull Lake in East Gull Lake was voted No. 2 and Grand View Lodge in Nisswa was voted No. 3 from the Top 10 list of resorts in the Midwest for the...
November 4, 2016 - 8:38am
November 3, 2016
Paulus hired as Cass County economic development director
Cass County has named Mike Paulus as its new economic development director effective Oct. 10. Paulus will lead the county's efforts to foster...
November 3, 2016 - 11:03am
November 2, 2016
Recruitment program helps businesses hire key personnel
The Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation (BLAEDC) launched a new program to help area companies fill professional-level positions. The Key Recruitment Program fills a void in the local workforce staffing industry, Sheila Haverkamp, BLAEDC executive director, said in...
November 2, 2016 - 3:13pm