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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Tactics on protecting state of lakes presented
Crow Wing County: Population surge possible, study shows
Pequot Lakes landlord charged with holding tenant at gunpoint
Lueck, Heintzeman among 12 rural legislators challenging EPA authority
Lake Shore: Council agrees to repair safety hazard at sewer lift station
Pete's Point: PL graduates enjoy softball success
Inside the Outdoors: Pontoon may be the minivan of fishing boats
Lightning rally to win division playoff
Lakewood Health Foundation golf tournament slated Aug. 21
Golf Leagues-July 30, 2015
Gregory John Ocel
Betty Mae Conway
Arden H. Jahnke
Erickson's passion continues after 29 years with Pine River Library
Bridge Scores - July 30
What's Up At The Warehouse - July 30
Faith: The demise of casual Christianity
Heartland Hospice volunteer training offered
MMBA Home Show
Letters to the Editor: Camp Knutson Volunteers issue thanks
As I See It: The Trump card
The Last Windrow: Story of a small prairie wildflower
Grim's Tales: 840 miles isn't that far for Paul Bunyan
Letters to the Editor: Our community at work
letters to the editor
Births - July 30
Births - Out of town
July 24, 2015
Sign up for fall Pequot Lakes Youth Sports
Pequot Lakes Youth Sports fall registration signup will open Thursday, July 30, for the following activities: contact football for 3rd-4th and 5th-6th grade boys, volleyball for 3rd-6th grade girls and soccer for 2nd-6th grade girls and boys. Registration forms are available on the...
July 24, 2015 - 10:00am
Pequot Lakes Colts are tourney champs
The Pequot Lakes #1 Colts team finished first in the Northern Lakes Summer League tournament Saturday, July 18, in Pillager. Team members include,...
July 24, 2015 - 9:30am
July 23, 2015
Diamond Club 12U Baseball took 3rd place in Minnewaska
Pequot Lakes Diamond Club 12U Baseball team, they took 3rd place in Minnewaska this weekend. Front Row: Dawsin Ackerman, Austin Collins, Nic...
July 23, 2015 - 2:54pm
July 17, 2015
Lightning finish regular season with win
Relief pitchers Luke Schumer and Jason Roepke joined starter Tory Miller to pitch a three-hit shutout for the Nisswa Lightning, who closed out the regular season with a 4-0 win over the visiting Opole Bears in Victory League amateur baseball action on Sunday, July 12. Schumer went...
July 17, 2015 - 12:06pm
Inside the Outdoors: Time Transforms One's Take on Wild Turkeys
On a recent drive to a lake destination, just as we were cresting a wooded hill, a pair of sharp eyes in the front passenger seat spotted a dark silhouette moving cautiously out of the tall grass bordering the road. An outstretched neck atop a large round body, terminating in a long,...
sports / outdoors
July 17, 2015 - 11:53am
July 16, 2015
Diamond Club 12U team takes third
The Pequot Lakes Diamond Club 12U travel baseball team placed third at the 12U state tournament last weekend in Waite Park. The team includes,...
July 16, 2015 - 2:04pm
Black Bear Womens League On Thursday, July 9th the Black Bear Ladies Golf League played the pink ball game, where each team member must use the pink ball at least twice during the nine hole round. The team members winning first place were Jane Bigalk, Sharen Hillard, Cathy Switajewski...
July 16, 2015 - 12:10pm
Pederson helps Nisswa split
Chris Pederson pitched a 5-hit shutout and went 2-for-4 as the Nisswa Legion blanked the St. Cloud Chutes 4-0 in its second game Monday night. Pederson delivered a 2-run single in the third inning. On the mound, he struck out nine and walked four. Paul Augustinack and Jake Meyer...
July 16, 2015 - 12:08pm
July 14, 2015
Pete's Point: Area youth advance to national rodeo finals
Hard work has paid off for three youth from the Pine River and Backus areas who will be advancing to the National High School Rodeo Association...
July 14, 2015 - 9:33am
July 13, 2015
Inside the Outdoors: No free lunch in maintaining outdoor opportunities
Most of us are familiar with the statement that "freedom isn't free;" meaning, that it has taken sacrifices of blood and lives and treasure to preserve our freedoms. Another truism, one that strikes close to home for those who value opportunities to hunt, fish and enjoy the wilder...
sports / outdoors
July 13, 2015 - 4:45pm
Wittwer drives in 7 runs in Nisswa win
Tyler Wittwer homered twice and drove in seven runs to lead the Nisswa Lightning past the Randall Cubs 11-5 in Victory League baseball action...
July 13, 2015 - 9:37am
July 8, 2015
Golf leagues-July 9, 2015
Black Bear Women's League The Black Bear Women's League met Thursday, July 2, for a game of the day where players threw out their worst scored hole. There was a three-way tie for first place between Susan Riley, Cathy Switajewski and Carol Lovro all shooting 42. Jane Bigalk had...
July 8, 2015 - 3:33pm
Winners listed for Crosswoods tourney
A total of 18 youth participated in the Celebrate America junior golf tournament last weekend at Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake. Group winners included: Boys age 14-older: Jack Hoiberg, first with a 37, Cooper Hiles, second with 43, and Owen Eggleston, third with 53. Boys Par...
July 8, 2015 - 2:09pm
July 6, 2015
Inside the Outdoors: Last spring sport competition ends with a bang
Here we are on the cusp of July, when thoughts of spring high school sports were, for most fans and participants, old news and past history. But that would only be true if you've not been paying attention to the fastest growing school-sponsored youth sport in Minnesota, whose season...
sports / outdoors
July 6, 2015 - 4:45pm
Pete's Point: Lightning set for July 3 showdown vs. rival Rebels
There will be plenty of Fourth of July holiday activities in downtown Nisswa on Friday, July 3. And this year there's an extra attraction as...
July 6, 2015 - 12:38pm