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I have had the distinct honor of serving as the Pequot Lakes High School principal for the past seven years. As this school year comes to an end, it will also mark the end of my time as a Patriot; at least for now. - Chip Rankin
Patriot Perspective: Proud to have been a Patriot!
11 hours 23 min ago
Faith in Action volunteer training set June 1 in Hackensack
12 hours 53 min ago
Carlson Hardware store in Nisswa recently was recognized nationally. Submitted Photo
Carlson Hardware earns national recognition
14 hours 23 min ago
State legislators invited to Hackensack forum
14 hours 53 min ago
Find out what Toastmasters offers May 31 in Pequot Lakes
15 hours 53 min ago
"All those barn buildings got a lot of new light fixtures and pieces of stuff that had deteriorated. Nobody maintained or kept it up," Charlie Makidon said. File photo of interior of the Pine River fairgrounds Cass County Fair poultry and rabbit barn. PineandLakes.com
Pine River: Volunteers help improve Cass County fairgrounds
16 hours 22 min ago
From left are Shawn Hansen, Nisswa Chamber president; Bob Sullivan, owner of Wendy's in Nisswa; Ted and Robyn Schaefer, owners of Schaefer's Foods; and Jason Martinson, chamber board president.
Sullivan, Schaefers named Nisswa Chamber Champions
17 hours 23 min ago
May 27, 2017
PR-B Community Education classes listed
May 27, 2017 - 8:30am
As things turned out, we didn't actually accomplish much building that first year, only managing to assemble one wren house and a robin platform. By the time we got the houses up, most of the returning wrens and robins had already made nesting arrangements. But later in the summer a pair of robins put the platform to good use, and that made both of us happy. PineandLakes.com Illustration
The Cracker Barrel: Emergency birdhouse
May 27, 2017 - 8:00am
Police Blotter - May 25, 2017
May 27, 2017 - 6:00am
WAPOA to host shoreland restoration contest
May 27, 2017 - 5:30am
Lake Shore police chief Steve Sundstrom hands out stickers to children as area families gather at Fritz Loven Park on Thursday, May 18, to show their appreciation for area police, fire and rescue employees. Dan Determan/Echo Journal
Lake Shore celebrates police, fire appreciation day
May 27, 2017 - 5:00am
May 26, 2017
Minnesota state Sen. Bill Weber, facing camera, visits Rep. Joe Schomacker early Friday, May 26, 2017, in the waning hours of a special legislative session. Both are from Luverne. Don Davis / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
May 26, 2017 - 4:54pm
Randy Handel, Associate Athletic Director For Development at the University of Minnesota. Courtesy of the University of Minnesota via St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minn. athletics fundraiser suspended over harassment accusation
May 26, 2017 - 10:15am
Corrine Hodapp of the Crosslake Army Corps of Engineers spoke to a crowd of more than 50 people at the grand opening of the Linda Ulland Memorial Gardens on Friday, May 19. Dan Determan/Echo Journal
Memorial garden opens at Crosslake Recreation Area
May 26, 2017 - 9:00am