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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
PR-B JV speech team competes in Park Rapids
Nisswa: 14 apply for planning/zoning administrator
Arrests made in connection with area burglaries
PR-B Family Fun Night planned March 6
RREAL continues partnership with Conservation Corps Minnesota
Palmer sets triple jump record
Youth compete at Mount Ski Gull
Tigers finish 14-0 in conference
Gravdahl captures Section 8AA title
Pete's Point: Road Crew's Adkins wrestles memorable match
Valeria D. Hedy
Irene Laura Ustruck
Pine River-Backus Pulse dance team shakes a leg
CRMC offers nursing assistant training program
Pelvic health topic of lecture series
Breast, cervical cancer screenings offered
Pages from the Past - February 26
Guest Editorial: Elder and disabled care a top priority
Grim's Tales: It's not just vaccines
As I See It: Brian Williams - who really cares?
The Last Windrow: Boston, we feel your pain
Cracker Barrel: Quickie quiz
letters to the editor
Gearey 50th anniversary
Weiss 95th birthday
Births - Feb. 12, 2015
Kennedy engagement announced
February 27, 2015
Pequot Lakes mock trial team advances to state
The Pequot Lakes High School mock trial team is again headed to the state tournament. On Friday, Feb. 20, the Patriots beat previously undefeated Battle Lake 213-196 to become the region champion and advance to the state tournament. In that meet, Pequot Lakes acted as the defense...
February 27, 2015 - 1:46pm
Fifty Lakes: Council approves cost of living increase
In their Tuesday, Feb. 10, meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed to grant a 1.8 percent cost of living increase to the salaries of all city employees, effective immediately and retroactive to Jan.
February 27, 2015 - 1:43pm
February 26, 2015
Sixth-grader repeats as Pequot Lakes' top speller
Sixteen Pequot Lakes Middle School students took to the auditorium stage Friday, Feb.
February 26, 2015 - 10:21am
February 25, 2015
Communities receive more than $229,000 in Initiative Foundation grants
The Initiative Foundation, Little Falls, announced it has awarded 50 grants totaling more than $229,000 during the fourth quarter of 2014. The grants support organizations and projects in the 14-county region of central Minnesota. The following area area organizations were among...
February 25, 2015 - 12:15pm
February 19, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council approves yearly appointments
During their January meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a number of appointments for the city in the coming year, according to draft meeting minutes. Council member Greg Buchite was named acting mayor, as well as the weed inspector and head of the roads and maintenance...
February 19, 2015 - 2:20pm
February 18, 2015
Donations lead to food shelf improvements
Two recent donations have altered the way the Lakes Area Food Shelf in Pequot Lakes does business. The donations - one from the Gesner-Johnson Family Foundation in Minneapolis and one from the Spicola Family Foundation in Minnetonka - have allowed the food shelf to make a number...
February 18, 2015 - 3:10pm
Pequot Lakes: School district begins discussing negotiations
On Monday, Feb. 16, the Pequot Lakes School Board negotiating team met with the district teachers union - not to negotiate their contracts yet, but to discuss their plans for upcoming teacher contract negotiations. Individuals from both sides spent roughly 80 minutes discussing what...
February 18, 2015 - 2:50pm
February 11, 2015
Manhattan Beach: Council appoints service providers
During their January meeting, the Manhattan Beach City Council approved the appointments of 11 city service providers. First, the council approved Ryan, Brucker and Kalis, Ltd. as the new city attorney. Bolton & Menk, Inc. - consulting engineers and surveyors with an office in Baxter...
February 11, 2015 - 5:02pm
Nisswa: Public shows up to learn more about Nisswa Lake Park
A constant stream of people circulated through the Nisswa Community Center for three hours Thursday, Feb.
February 11, 2015 - 4:47pm
Area legislators discuss issues over breakfast
Area politicians met bright and early Friday, Feb. 6, in the Pavilion Room of Cragun's Legacy Golf Courses for the annual Brainerd Lakes Chamber Eggs and Issues panel, a legislative discussion that dissects the political issues facing the lakes area over breakfast. Reps. Josh Heintzeman,...
February 11, 2015 - 12:03pm
CLC brings nursing training, certification to Pine River
Since 2011, local movers and shakers have been trying to bring college classes to Pine River. In 2015, the group found success by offering nursing certifications. In the early years, Central Lakes College (CLC) joined forces with the Cass County Economic Development Corporation (EDC),...
news / education
February 11, 2015 - 11:58am
Pequot Lakes: Youth fitness class gains popularity
When school resumed after the Christmas break in Pequot Lakes, with it came a new after-school fitness class called "Co-ed Body Conditioning/Strength Training" for grades 5 through 12. Hoping to have just enough interested students to hold the class, the Community Education department...
February 11, 2015 - 11:24am
February 6, 2015
Pequot Lakes speech team takes second in McGregor
The Pequot Lakes High School speech team placed second Saturday, Jan. 31, at the McGregor Firemen's Speech Tournament. Placing for the Patriots...
news / education
February 6, 2015 - 10:49am
February 5, 2015
PL Community Education offers investing, preschool classes
Pequot Lakes Community Education offers two upcoming classes - Tax-Free Investing and Fun For Fours & Fives Preschool. Pre-registration is required for each class. Contact Pequot Lakes Community Education at 218-568-9200 for more information or to register. • Tax-Free Investing:...
news / education
February 5, 2015 - 5:53pm