Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Patriot Perspective: Things picking up STEAM at Eagle View
Pine River-Backus Family Center 20th Anniversary: Do your part to make world a better place
Pequot Lakes junior high speech earns 14 ribbons
Central Regional Sustainable Development Partnership seeks project ideas
Pequot Lakes ties for second in Underwood speech invite
12U Patriots win St. Cloud tournament
PL 4th-graders take 3rd in Royalton
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
Darwin John Buckingham
John P. Martin
Jeffery "Jeff" Reedy
Norma Jean Rude
John P. Martin
Staines to kick off Grassroots Concerts season
Lake Country Faces: Egan embraces role as Lake Shore mayor
Chef's Hat: Not your usual chicken salad sandwich
Reminder-Feb. 16, 2017
Calendar of Events: Feb. 16, 2017
The Last Windrow: Ideas for Minnesota's Super Bowl visitors
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
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
November 30, 2016
Minnesota’s No. 1 in voting, again
ST. PAUL -- Forget the historically low turnout in the August primary. Toss the memories of Minnesota’s 2014 lack of voters. Minnesota is back...
November 30, 2016 - 1:23pm
November 21, 2016
UPDATED: ‘Ongoing riot’ reported on bridge as 400 pipeline protesters, law officers face off
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Pipeline protesters attempted to remove burned out vehicles blocking the Backwater Bridge on Highway 1806, which led...
November 21, 2016 - 11:39am
November 15, 2016
Potentially significant winter storm possible late Thursday night through Friday
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks issued a special weather statement regarding a potentially significant winter storm possible from late Thursday night through Friday for parts of the region. This early season storm may impact parts of the region with significant snowfall...
November 15, 2016 - 8:49am
November 14, 2016
How will election affect Minnesota issues?
ST. PAUL — Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt walked in front of the cameras on Wednesday to celebrate — and give a sign of things to come....
November 14, 2016 - 9:29am
November 9, 2016
2016 Area Election Results
Election Results: Cass County Commissioner, click here Election Results: Eighth Congressional District, click here Election Results: State Representatives, click here Election Results: Senate Districts, click here Election Results: Mayor, click here Election Results: School Board,...
November 9, 2016 - 12:35pm
November 4, 2016
Police, family and friends search for missing teen
BEMIDJI -- At least 50 members of the public and 30 officers from multiple law enforcement agencies have joined the search for a missing Cass...
November 4, 2016 - 10:48am
November 3, 2016
Mille Lacs will have winter ice fishing season with limits
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday, Nov. 3, announced that the winter walleye regulation will allow anglers...
November 3, 2016 - 10:55am
Hunting season restrictions on recreational riding begin Saturday
Recreational riding on forest trails passing through Crow Wing County-administered public lands is prohibited during the 2016 state firearms deer hunting season. Deer hunters with valid deer hunting licenses may operate off-highway vehicles before the legal shooting time (a half-hour...
November 3, 2016 - 9:19am
October 27, 2016
Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake
WALKER, Minn. -- Authorities are searching for a Federal Dam, Minn., man after a canoe was found capsized Tuesday night on Leech Lake. The Cass...
October 27, 2016 - 10:22am
October 24, 2016
Brainerd man seriously injured confronting burglar in home invasion
A Brainerd man suffered serious injury to his hand after another man allegedly broke into his home and assaulted him Thursday night. Brodie Damon...
October 24, 2016 - 9:50am
October 13, 2016
Police: Drug dog finds 9 pounds of meth in a yard
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul police dog found nearly nine pounds of methamphetamine buried beneath some flowers on the property of a St. Paul home. Two people were charged Tuesday with possessing the drugs and the intent to sell them. Raul Mejia-Lopez, 40, and Adriana Aguilar Gonzalez,...
October 13, 2016 - 9:39am
July 18, 2016
Park Rapids man faces additional charges for calling victim from jail
PARK RAPIDS - A Park Rapids man who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a female and then chasing and swinging a sword and hatchet at a man...
July 18, 2016 - 1:50pm
July 14, 2016
CWC County Board declares state of emergency
Due to the recent storm and flooding, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office, Division of Emergency Management has requested Chairman Doug Houge of the Crow Wing County Board to sign a resolution declaring Crow Wing County in a State of Emergency. Preliminary damage assessments...
July 14, 2016 - 1:00pm
July 12, 2016
One year later: The silver lining in the supercell
A year ago tonight, a swath of the Brainerd lakes area landscape was instantly changed. Hurricane-force straightline winds destroyed millions...
July 12, 2016 - 8:40am
July 7, 2016
Dayton promises 'justice will be served' in police shooting of black man
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promised protesters gathered after a second black man was killed by Twin Cities police in a year that...
July 7, 2016 - 11:10am