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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
RREAL to host sustainability tour
Crow Wing County encourages use of mowed trails
Volkswagen hits guardrail and rolls: Driver injured
Crosslake City Council to have special meeting
Rollover injures Backus woman
Football: Patriots fall to Perham 34-32
Cross Country: Patriot girls 16th, boys 18th
Volleyball: Patriots win two
Volleyball: Tigers sweep C-I tournament
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots, Pioneers score victories
Terry L. Alholm
Shirley J. Englin
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Philip E. Peterson
Terry Lee Alholm
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
Letter to the editor: Time for a change
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
August 25, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Run For Dru supporters
Thank you sponsors, volunteers and our wonderful community. Without sponsors and volunteers, the "Run For Dru" would not be possible. It is such a heartfelt community event and its continuance is very important. A big thank you to our sponsors: Reed's Market for providing the water...
August 25, 2018 - 6:30am
August 24, 2018
Letter to the editor: Let's improve Paul Bunyan Trail
I feel beautifying our year-round Paul Bunyan Trail benefits more people than the proposed seasonal splash park. I live right next to this trail and it gets used year-round by both locals and tourists. If the local businesses and the city of Pequot Lakes want to draw more people into...
August 24, 2018 - 6:30am
August 23, 2018
Letter to the editor: A show of community support
Supporting our neighbors supports our community. On Saturday, Aug. 11, Dana Firkus and I were making me an all-too-common pile of great thrift stuff at his and Kim's Castoffs store. A couple came up to me and said, "What a great store." They were visiting from Sioux Falls and had...
August 23, 2018 - 5:30am
August 22, 2018
Letter to the editor: Hilstrom qualified to be attorney general
Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, the National Organization for Women (NOW) calls for DFL nominee Keith Ellison, who won an overwhelming victory in Tuesday's primary election, to drop out of the race for state attorney general. Former U.S. Sen. Al Franken was forced to resign for similar reasons....
August 22, 2018 - 2:30am
August 19, 2018
Letter to the editor: Importance of downtown improvements
Finding ways to improve our downtown and attracting people to Pequot is of major concern now that the new reality has sunk in with the bypass around town. Preserving our character and our reputation as a quaint, "up north" town is on the top of our list. There are many opinions within...
August 19, 2018 - 8:30am
August 18, 2018
Letter to the Editor: 40&8 thanks those who attended fundraiser
We, the members of the 40&8 that represents Pequot, Crosslake, Nisswa and Pine River, would like to thank all who attended our blueberry pancakes, sausage and egg breakfast Sunday, Aug. 12, at Post 49. We feel it was very successful. It was a very successful fundraiser, the goal of...
August 18, 2018 - 8:30am
August 17, 2018
Letter to the editor: Support our community
I know there has been a great deal of dissension in Pequot Lakes over the past few months, and I also know everyone probably feels they are doing what is best for our community. That being said, it was brought to my attention by a visitor in our community that when they asked where...
August 17, 2018 - 8:30am
August 16, 2018
Letter to the editor: Blessed to live in Pequot Lakes
Thank you, Mayor Adams and city council. What a wonderful community is Pequot Lakes! Concerts in the park, business that serves us all, a library and now a proposed splash pad and ice skating area in our new park. Something for everyone. We are also blessed with a fine police and...
August 16, 2018 - 6:30am
August 12, 2018
Letter to the editor: Put new spending up for a vote
I have been living in Pequot Lakes since I was a young lad. I ran for city council and lost because at the last minute a current council member asked his neighbor to run because, in my opinion, he knew I was fiscally conservative and disagreed wholeheartedly about the new tax and...
August 12, 2018 - 8:30am
August 11, 2018
Spies, lies, and audio-tapes
Maybe Republican Donald Trump isn't guilty of 'collusion' after all, because collusion isn't a crime, he says. However, many people are saying treason, conspiracy, spying, obstruction of justice, and many other felonies appear to be part of his repertoire. Respected media companies...
August 11, 2018 - 7:30am
August 10, 2018
Hagen says vote Pickar
Our community doesn't get better by chance, it gets better by change. Pat Pickar, candidate for Crow Wing County Sheriff is the change our community deserves. Change will not come if we vote for some other candidate or wait for some other time. Pickar's time is now. Pickar is bold...
August 10, 2018 - 7:30am
August 9, 2018
Letter to the editor: Loony Loon Center
In this day and age of limited government funds for essential and moderately essential service and expenditures, how can we support the expenditure of 6.7 Million dollars on a Loon Center in Crosslake? It's loony and the place, when is built, it ought to showcase as loons the politicians...
August 9, 2018 - 7:30am
August 3, 2018
Letter to the editor: Following the despot's heel
In his recent "As I see it: Context for history?" opinion, columnist Pete Abler raises interesting points regarding the nuances of history.
August 3, 2018 - 5:00am
Letter to the editor: Mayor Adams, please be forthright with citizens
I and many citizens are not OK with what Mayor Adams was allowed to publish, page A11 July 19 Echo Journal. To use her words - April 11 Mayor's Notebook - "Unfortunately, a great deal of the information was incomplete or totally inaccurate," I believe. A ton was left out; I believe...
August 3, 2018 - 4:30am
July 28, 2018
Letter to the editor: Letter writer misses the point
Once again Mr. Olson continues to miss the point on facts and actions. First, I am not an adoring fan of our president, I would have preferred Ted Cruz. As an example, with the exception of the tariffs on China, I believe the other tariffs are wrong and only serve as a tax on U.S....
July 28, 2018 - 7:30am