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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes Student of the Month: Laura Squires
Shoe belonging to one of missing boaters found on Lake of the Woods
More zebra mussels found in lakes, but DNR says fight still manageable
Sacred Heart man dies in crash near Granite Falls
Sheriff's office searching for woman last seen in Kelliher
Nisswa's Phelps retires after long career officiating football
Tigers fall to Bagley 26-15
Pillager capitalizes on mistakes, topples Tigers 24-13
Patriots down Gobblers in matchup of top teams
Tigers top Blackduck in homecoming match
Vienna Arlene Peterson
Viola Adeline Bodle
Harriette E. Thompson
Partners following friendship journey
Northwoods Arts Council announces 2016 Hackensack Hot Jazz Festival
Calendar Oct. 8, 2015
Backus Legion to host annual great pumpkin contest
Backus Lions Fly-In Pancake Breakfast raises $2,000
MMBA Home Show
Former Nisswa Park Commission member shares views
Letters to the Editor: Cost never seems to be a factor
Grim's Tales: Thou shalt not post false witness against thy neighbors
The Last Windrow: Should I head to South Dakota?
Cracker Barrel: Making meaning
letters to the editor
Births-Oct 1, 2015
Births - Sept. 24, 2015
Births - September 10
October 1, 2015
Musical businesses in lakes area
From coffee to health food to hair, several businesses in the lakes area are undergoing significant changes, which are outlined below. Dark Cravings, Pine River Dark Cravings Coffee Shop in Pine River officially closed Sept. 26 after six years in business in a couple of locations....
News / business
October 1, 2015 - 9:01am
September 30, 2015
Mixed Blood Theatre's Minnecanos to visit CLC
Mixed Blood Theatre will bring Minnecanos, its acclaimed Chicano touring production, to Central Lakes College (CLC) for a performance from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Chalberg Theatre, Brainerd campus. The performance is co-sponsored by the Resource Center for Global...
lifestyles / entertainment
September 30, 2015 - 10:41am
Pelican Township, Pequot fire work to correct ISO rating issue
The Pequot Lakes Fire Department and the Pelican Township board of supervisors have been working to resolve issues regarding designations from the ISO - a private rating service insurance companies use to determine fire department coverage of properties - which has affected insurance...
September 30, 2015 - 10:07am
Lake Shore woman attends papal Mass in D.C.
Lake Shore resident Anne Holub received the opportunity to accompany Congressman Rick Nolan to Washington, D.C., to attend Mass led by Pope Francis on Wednesday, Sept.
September 30, 2015 - 10:06am
September 25, 2015
Crosslake Days chair loves being part of community events
With Crosslake Days under way, the city's chamber of commerce has the chance to see the fruits of its labor pay off for the community it cares...
lifestyles / faces
September 25, 2015 - 9:07am
September 24, 2015
Loon, cisco population discussed at WAPOA meeting
Roughly 20 people attended a workshop by the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Ideal Town Hall...
September 24, 2015 - 2:16pm
September 23, 2015
Grim's Tales: I can still take the heat, but don't tell that to my stomach
There is a common sort of "karma"-related belief that if you made fun of someone for something in the past, you will be afflicted with that sometime in the future. Maybe that's why hot stuff bothers me more than it used to. I have a friend who suffered from ulcers and had to give...
lifestyles / recipes
September 23, 2015 - 3:06pm
Fifty Lakes: Council approves preliminary budget
In their September meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council unanimously agreed to set its preliminary budget for 2016 at $474,368, a decrease of roughly $1,200 from last year. Of that preliminary budget, $236,183 would be devoted to the city's general fund, while $176,185 would be dedicated...
September 23, 2015 - 2:24pm
Pequot Lakes School District: School board approves preliminary levy
In their Monday, Sept. 21, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously agreed to certify the district's preliminary budget for fiscal year 2016 with a local option revenue (LOR) of $325 per pupil, which is in addition to a previously approved total of $300 and brings the total...
September 23, 2015 - 11:03am
Pequot Lakes homecoming week kicks off Monday
Homecoming begins Monday, Sept. 28, at Pequot Lakes High School and with it comes a variety of activities for students and staff to enjoy. The...
September 23, 2015 - 10:24am
September 18, 2015
Crosslake: Enrollment, funding 'not too different' for charter school
The Crosslake Community School, unlike other area schools, is in the middle of its fourth week of the new school year. Being a charter school that students and parents need to opt into, school administrators don't necessarily know what their enrollment numbers will look like until...
September 18, 2015 - 5:32pm
September 17, 2015
'Utopian landscape' explained
In the final Chautauqua program of the year, Kent Scheer and Vicki Chepulis presented to roughly 25 people at the Crosslake Community Center...
September 17, 2015 - 2:41pm
Crosslake: Council increases commissioner stipends
In their Monday, Sept. 14, meeting, the Crosslake City Council agreed to increase stipends for planning and zoning commissioners from $25 per meeting to $35 per meeting and $35 per site visit day. This increase brings them more in line with cities like Breezy Point, who pay members...
September 17, 2015 - 2:39pm
Pine River guide helps Army vet on bear hunt
When Pine River hunting guide Jay Lindmeyer discovered Band of Brothers Outdoors - an organization dedicated to give back to military veterans...
September 17, 2015 - 11:54am
Heritage Week extends annual Pine River event
Pine River Heritage Days became Heritage Week this year with the earlier-than-usual Tea at the Station, held Sept. 3. Normally, Tea at the Station is held during the same three-day period as other Heritage Days events, including the United Methodist Church Quilt Show, the Forbes...
September 17, 2015 - 11:53am