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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Backus Legion officers installed
Ruttger Family honored for philanthropy
Smaller turnout, bigger fish at week 4 of Hackensack fishing contest
Making the Grade: July 15, 2018
Outdoor Notes for July 15
Golf results - July 12, 2018
Danecdotes: Fan voting affects all-star games
KLICK! - Run for the Walleye
PL 9U team league champs
Edward R. Van Beek
Jevonne M. Ness
Julius Clifford Matson
Michael T. Koering
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
Chef's Hat: For a sweet treat, grill fruit
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish to hold capital fund drive
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
Cheesehead Chatter: Farewell to Echoland
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
May 14, 2018
Fire risk continues with dry spring
Mother's Day weekend was mostly quiet in terms of wildfires—though experts are advising residents to be careful with risk factors still...
May 14, 2018 - 4:00am
May 4, 2018
What a difference a year makes
Taken a year ago on April 27, 2017 (left): Gull Lake beachside seating at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa accommodates viewing of wide open water...
May 4, 2018 - 3:00am
May 1, 2018
Grass fires, wildfires keeping firefighters busy
The grass fire and wildfire season is off to a great—or given the number of fires, bad—start, depending upon the perspective. The...
May 1, 2018 - 11:20am
April 30, 2018
Fire in far northern Minnesota burns about 5,800 acres; 30 counties in burn ban
GREENBUSH, Minn. -- Firefighters are working to control a large grass fire that started Sunday night about 15 miles northwest of Greenbush in...
April 30, 2018 - 9:45pm
Northwest Minnesota building destroyed after controlled burn 'got out of hand
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.—A controlled burn near East Grand Forks has destroyed a building. The blaze started as a controlled burn Saturday about 7 miles south of East Grand Forks, according to the city's fire department. The fire "got out of hand" and ignited a building, which...
April 30, 2018 - 4:13pm
April 18, 2018
Up a (Daggett) creek campground
Daggett Creek flows through Up a Creek Campground in Fifty Lakes on a cold, snowy April 4 evening. Up a Creek was formerly Fifty Lakes Campground....
April 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
April 17, 2018
Weekend snowstorm sets records
The endless winter was in rare form this past weekend when snowfall seemed endless as well. In the Twin Cities, it was the biggest snowstorm...
April 17, 2018 - 3:00am
April 14, 2018
Become a trained weather spotter
Learn how to identify and report severe weather Monday, April 16, in Brainerd. The National Weather Service's SKYWARN program provides free two-hour...
April 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
April 12, 2018
Wintry mix continues to delay spring
The endless winter isn't about to leave without the last word. A rain and snow mix overnight into Thursday, April 12, is possible as a prelude...
April 12, 2018 - 2:00am
April 9, 2018
Severe Weather Awareness Week starts this week
Severe Weather Awareness Week starts Monday, April 9. Each year, Crow Wing County collaborates with the National Weather Service, Minnesota Department...
April 9, 2018 - 2:00am
April 7, 2018
Snow a possibility Sunday - Brainerd lakes area could see 1-3 inches
Oh, Mother Nature, say it isn't so. A fast-moving low pressure system will bring a chance of snow to the Northland—including the Brainerd...
April 7, 2018 - 4:00am
April 6, 2018
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week April 9-13
Minnesota's Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 9-13. On Thursday, April 12, sheriff's departments and other agencies from across the state...
April 6, 2018 - 10:00am
April 2, 2018
A winter that never ends
It's the winter that doesn't seem to want to end. Just two days after the Brainerd lakes area received almost 11 inches of snow, another 2-4...
April 2, 2018 - 9:56pm
NWS: Weekend snowfall crushes 43-year record
After Saturday's snow dump and more predicted to come Monday, residents of the Brainerd lakes area may be wondering if promises of spring thaw...
April 2, 2018 - 3:00am
March 30, 2018
Winter storm expected to create dangerous travel conditions
Hiding Easter eggs this year may just mean throwing them into the nearest snowbank. At least that could be the scenario this weekend if a fast-moving...
March 30, 2018 - 11:02am