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News of the North - 2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Ice Fishing Extravaganza winners listed
Owatonna man wins truck at Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Motorists urged to use caution on Highway 371 Saturday during Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake
PAL Echo Journal - January 22
Pequot Lakes 5th-graders take first
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Gull Lake Drifters host snowmobile safety training
Marion Mae Willis
Robert C. Erlanson
Richard Sylvester Rosol
Gerald "Jerry" Peterschick
2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Echoland-Piper Shopper - January 23
Card Games - January 22
Senior Menu - January 22
Brainerd YMCA offers CPR course Feb. 9
Letters to the Editor: Wealth disparity
Cracker Barrel: Recipes for kindness
Letters to the Editor: Are Lueck, Heintzeman waving white flag on transportation?
Letters to the Editor: Climate change is a theory
Guest Column: Let's focus on priorities as we set new state budget
letters to the editor
Stiller 80th birthday
Births - January 15
January 23, 2015
Fish house damaged, SUV goes through ice on Pelican
Pelican Lake in Breezy Point was anything but quiet Saturday, Jan. 17. A fish house was damaged by a hit and run and a sports utility vehicle (SUV) broke through the ice on Pelican Lake. Deb Westby Miska, Breezy Point, said sometime after 10 p.m. Saturday the fish house she and...
January 23, 2015 - 11:45am
January 22, 2015
Late goal sinks North Stars
Kyle Jones scored the winning goal with five seconds remaining as Alexandria defeated Breezy Point 4-3 to hand the North Stars their eighth straight loss in Tier III junior hockey action on Saturday, Jan. 17, in Alexandria. Breezy Point led 2-1 after the first period as Ryan Mezera...
January 22, 2015 - 12:56pm
January 14, 2015
Lillehei takes reins as Breezy Point mayor
This month, Breezy Point's Tom Lillehei stepped down from his four-year term as city council member and became the city's mayor. "It is really kind of daunting," Lillehei said. "It is a huge responsibility, and I don't see myself being the guy on the white steed charging through...
lifestyles / faces
January 14, 2015 - 2:59pm
Ice Fest champions
Mike Gergen, Tim Schorm, Fletcher Emerson, Brian Peterson, Jeremy Polluck and Travis Jarvie made up Team Cougar Bait, which won the annual pond hockey tournament Saturday, Jan. 10, at Ice Fest on Pelican Lake in Breezy Point. Submitted Photo
January 14, 2015 - 2:41pm
Former Lightning players take third
Former Northern Lakes Lightning hockey players Hunter Leslie, left, Cody Chambers, Shane Brewer and Charlie Hollinbeck took third place in the Breezy Point Ice Fest pond hockey tournament Saturday, Jan. 10, on Pelican Lake. Submitted Photo
lifestyles / features
January 14, 2015 - 2:27pm
Breezy Point couple finds niche making salsa
Dave and Lisa Jacobson have been making waves with a new business venture. For the past year, the Breezy Point residents have produced Peppy Pete's Gourmet Salsa for the public. The couple - who has lived in the area since 2003 - has been using a family recipe of Lisa's to make...
January 14, 2015 - 12:05pm
January 12, 2015
Ice Fest 2015
Hundreds of people gathered at Breezy Point Resort on Saturday, Jan. 10, to enjoy the fun at Ice Fest. They took part in pond hockey tournaments,...
January 12, 2015 - 11:45am
January 7, 2015
Breezy Point Ice Fest on tap Friday-Saturday
The 20th annual Ice Fest in Breezy Point promises hard water fun on Pelican Lake on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 9-10. The Pelican Lakes Conservation Club will host its 20th annual Ice Fest Pancake Breakfast from 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, with proceeds going to the Lakes Area...
January 7, 2015 - 12:47pm
Breezy Point: Council approves police union contract
During its Monday, Jan. 5, meeting - the first led by new mayor Tom Lillehei - the Breezy Point City Council voted 3-2 in favor of approving a new union contract for city police officers, effective from 2015 to 2017. Council members Otto Schmid and Diane Williams voted against the...
January 7, 2015 - 12:36pm
Christmas For Kids delivery
On Dec. 24, officers from Pequot Lakes, Nisswa, Lake Shore, Breezy Point, Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol, along with retired conservation officers and other volunteers from the Nisswa and Pequot Lakes fire departments helped Santas and elves deliver gifts...
January 7, 2015 - 12:10pm
December 31, 2014
Registration open for Polar Plunge on Pelican Lake
Registration is open for the 2015 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN), which includes a plunge at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, on Pelican Lake at Breezy Point Resort. The Polar Plunge has a new name (formerly Polar Bear Plunge), a new website (plungemn.org), a new look...
December 31, 2014 - 2:02pm
Breezy Point Ice Fest slated Jan. 9-10
The 20th annual Ice Fest in Breezy Point promises hard water fun on Pelican Lake on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 9-10. Following is a schedule of events: Friday, Jan. 9 All day: Blinkie Buttons available for $5. 7 p.m.: Bonfire on Pelican Lake Bay. 8 p.m.: Live entertainment...
December 31, 2014 - 12:28pm
2014 PL-BP-CL Citizen of the Year: Badger honored for volunteerism
Ideal Township's Dave Badger has been named Echo Publishing's 2014 Pequot Lakes-Breezy Point-Crosslake Citizen of the Year. "It is quite an honor to be selected for something like that," Badger said. "I never gave any thought to being in this situation. You certainly don't do the...
December 31, 2014 - 10:38am
December 23, 2014
Breezy Point: Council opts to improve Snowman Circle
In a special meeting on Monday, Dec. 15, the Breezy Point City Council agreed to order plans and specifications to improve Snowman Circle. The meeting was held to discuss potential improvements to both Snowman Circle and half of Shady Trail. During the meeting, however, five Shady...
December 23, 2014 - 11:21am
Granite City sweeps North Stars
The Breezy Point North Stars junior hockey team was swept in a home-and-away series with the Granite City Lumberjacks in North American3 Junior Hockey League games over the weekend. On Saturday, Dec. 20, at St. Cloud, the North Stars were edge 3-1.
December 23, 2014 - 11:21am