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Gall Washa of Grand Champion Meats receives Master Meat Crafter award
Information session set for CLC Community Band Ireland tour
Nisswa-stämman Festival seeks volunteers June 10-11
United Way funding application available
Faith in Action new volunteer training set Feb. 16 in Hackensack
PL fourth-graders win consolation championship
Patriot girls fall to Rangers
Alpine Skiing: Stone qualifies for state, Warrior girls finish third
Area Girls Basketball: Patriots prevail in paint in battle of ranked teams
Alpine Skiing: Mount Ski Gull team puts 11 skiers on podium
Donna Kreller Glover
Wiljo A. Tuomi
Get 'Inspired by Shakespeare' Feb. 26 at Grand View Lodge
Cast announced for Pequot Lakes Community Theater production of 'Cheaper by the Dozen'
Country artist Mac to perform Feb. 19 at CLC
Guess whom I'm talking to again?
Second Saturday events set at Crossing Arts Alliance
MMBA Home Show
From the Lefthand Corner: Reflecting on junior college
The Cracker Barrel: Manners matter
The Last Windrow: Signs of spring are showing
Letters to the Editor: Take a look at Scouting
Letters to the Editor: Support national wildlife refuges
letters to the editor
February 5, 2016
Breezy Point: Council receives road improvement bids: Assessment hearing set for Feb. 22
In their Monday, Feb. 1, meeting, the Breezy Point City Council unanimously approved a resolution accepting bids for improvements on Winter Trail and Scenic Overlook. The lowest of four bids came from DeChantal Excavating in Brainerd for $95,495.85. The total cost for Winter Trail...
February 5, 2016 - 10:50am
Whitebirch at Breezy Point Resort earns award
Whitebirch at Breezy Point Resort recently announced it earned the RCI Gold Crown Resort designation by RCI, a worldwide leader in vacation exchange. A select number of RCI affiliated resorts meet RCI's requirements for recognition and have earned the RCI Gold Crown Resort award....
News / business
February 5, 2016 - 10:49am
February 4, 2016
Looking Back-Feb. 4, 2016
10 years ago, Feb. 2, 2006 Pequot Lakes School still without maintenance director. 2005 Miss Nisswa Ali Meyer is crowned at the Miss Nisswa Pageant. 20 years ago, Feb. 1, 1996 Council member Willer resigns in Breezy Point. Brainstorm session launches Nisswa downtown planning. 30 years...
February 4, 2016 - 12:18pm
February 3, 2016
BP North Stars lost two OT games
The Breezy Point North Stars dropped a pair of 3-2 overtime losses in North American Tier III junior hockey action in the past week. The North Stars lost to the Alexandria Blizzard on Wednesday, Jan. 20, and the fell to the Granite City Lumberjacks on Friday, Jan. 22. The North Stars,...
February 3, 2016 - 2:11pm
January 20, 2016
Looking Back - Jan. 21, 2015
10 years ago, Jan. 19, 2006 "Let's All Get Together" members sue Breezy mayor and three councilmen. Fire destroys Backus business of Eveland's Scamp Trailer. 20 years ago, Jan. 18, 1996 In wake of Breezy fire, Cragun's to host state tourism conference instead. Breezy mayor commends...
January 20, 2016 - 12:29pm
January 13, 2016
Looking Back-Jan. 14, 2016
10 years ago, Jan. 12, 2006 Radar runs, auger contest cancelled even though Ice Fest is still a go. Pequot increases water, sewer connection fees. 20 years ago, Jan. 11, 1996 Breezy Point Convention Center loses top in fire, $2 million in damages. Despite burned convention center,...
January 13, 2016 - 12:21pm
January 7, 2016
Ice Fest slated Jan. 8-9 in Breezy Point
The 21st annual Ice Fest event will be held Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 8-10, in Breezy Point, with on-ice events on Pelican Lake at Breezy Point...
January 7, 2016 - 11:59am
Breezy Point: Council approves annual appointments
In its Monday, Jan. 4, meeting, the Breezy Point City Council approved the city's annual designations and appointments, although Mayor Tom Lillehei indicated that very little will change in the coming year. The only designation change for 2016 is that longtime volunteer JoAnn Sullivan...
January 7, 2016 - 9:46am
January 6, 2016
Looking Back - Jan. 7, 2016
10 years ago, Jan. 5, 2006 A Dec. 30 fire destroyed the home of Chris and Leila Carlson on Old Highway 371 in Jenkins. Crosslake couple Kenneth and Virginia Merrill donate $250,000 to library fund. 20 years ago, Jan. 4, 1996 Keeping dogs within the city limits means they must be licensed...
January 6, 2016 - 3:11pm
December 24, 2015
Ice Fest slated Jan. 8-9 in Breezy Point
The 21st annual Ice Fest event will be held Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 8-10, in Breezy Point, with on-ice events on Pelican Lake at Breezy Point Resort. Following is a schedule of events: Friday, Jan. 8 • All day: Blinkie Buttons available for $5. • 7 p.m.: Bonfire and entertainment...
December 24, 2015 - 11:46am
December 21, 2015
Breezy Point man helps homeless veterans find music
Joe Thomas has dedicated his life to music, and now he is bringing it to a whole new band and a whole new audience. The Breezy Point resident...
lifestyles / faces
December 21, 2015 - 9:23am
December 16, 2015
Looking Back-Dec. 17, 2015
10 years ago, Dec. 15, 2005 Pequot Lakes Superintendent Percy Lingen won't ask for a new contract. Residents talk East Gull Lake City Council out of 82 percent levy increase. 20 years ago, Dec. 14, 1995 First meeting held at new Breezy Point City Hall. Crosslake City...
December 16, 2015 - 2:56pm
December 11, 2015
Coffee with a Cop set Dec. 16 in Breezy Point
The Breezy Point Police Department is looking to engage with its community Wednesday, Dec. 16, as part of "Coffee with a Cop" at the Coffee House in Breezy Point Resort. The event will run from 1-5 p.m. Community members are encouraged to "come together in an informal, neutral...
December 11, 2015 - 10:11am
Breezy Point: Council approves 2016 budget, levy
In their Monday, Dec. 7, meeting, the Breezy Point City Council unanimously approved the city budget and levy for 2016, set the operating revenue budget at $2,209,263 and the levy at $1,798,063. Both totals are an increase of roughly $40,000 from the previous year. The city's...
December 11, 2015 - 9:27am
Vogt's Notes: Take time to nominate a Citizen of the Year
Echo Publishing is excited to continue to sponsor the annual Pequot Lakes-Breezy Point-Crosslake Citizen of the Year Award; however, nominations have been slow to come in. We all know a Pequot Lakes, Breezy Point or Crosslake area resident who deserves to be recognized for their...
opinion / columns
December 11, 2015 - 9:10am