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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
[VIDEO] Nisswa Elementary Graduation 2015
Nisswa Pioneer Village to open for season Saturday
Pequot Lakes students receive art contest awards
Young Performer's Day Camp offered in June
What's Up At The Warehouse: 052115
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Trapshooting grows in popularity
Pete's Point: Lane makes quick impact on SDSU program
Heggerston, Patriots place first in St. Cloud
Patriots win final round of Mid-Minn meets
Patriots in 2nd in conference
William "Bill" Costello
Mary Catherine Hunt
LuVerne Delores (Johnson) Niemi
William Edward DeRosier
Pine River Lions Club furnishes new eyeglass, hearing aid receptacles
Area organizations receive Initiative Foundation funds
Pine River Garden Club to host plant sale May 29
Pequot Lakes School District: Dunn to retire after 26 years
Auditions for CLC summer play set May 27
The Last Windrow: Cemeteries bring people together
As I See It: Random musings: We can't win war against nature
Letters to the Editor: Thank you, Breezy Point
Dan-ecdotes: Freedom of speech? Sure, but why say that?
Letters to the Editor: Crosslake-Ideal Lions ditch cleanup a success
letters to the editor
Births - April 30
April 23, 2015
Real-life civics lesson
April 23, 2015 - 1:52pm
March 18, 2015
Garbage search case could affect Minnesota DNA law
Dru Sjodin's mother and a New Mexico mom who also lost her daughter to murder spent a week lobbying Minnesota lawmakers about requiring law enforcement officers to take DNA swabs from serious felony suspects. In what at first may seem a strange situation, however, supporters of the...
March 18, 2015 - 3:29pm
February 5, 2015
Ruud, Lueck author bill to eliminate tax on Social Security
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, and state Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, authored legislation to eliminate the Minnesota tax on Social Security income. The bill would phase out the tax over the next five years. More than 637,000 Minnesotans stand to benefit by saving more than...
February 5, 2015 - 5:52pm
January 22, 2015
Ruud supports bill to repeal mandatory AIS trailer decal
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, has co-authored a bill to repeal a new law mandating an aquatic invasive species (AIS) trailer decal for anyone who transports watercraft or water-related equipment in or through Minnesota. The provision was adopted as part of the 2012 Environment...
January 22, 2015 - 1:44pm
December 31, 2014
Area legislators note roads, tax reform, MNsure as important topics
With the Minnesota legislative session convening Tuesday, Jan. 6, area legislators and legislators-elect say MNsure health plans, roads and highways, and tax reform will be among the biggest topics of discussion. "It's going to be the basics. It's going to be things like our economy...
December 31, 2014 - 11:14am
December 4, 2014
Ruud to conduct meeting in Pequot Lakes
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, will conduct a series of Senate District 10 meetings Saturday, Dec 13, and Saturday, Dec. 20. On Dec. 13, Ruud will be at the Hallett Library in Crosby from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Brainerd City Hall from 11 a.m to noon, and Pequot Lakes City Hall...
December 4, 2014 - 1:33pm
November 20, 2014
Ruud appointed assistant Senate minority leader
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was appointed as an assistant minority leader by Minnesota Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie. “It is an honor to be chosen to help lead the Senate Republican Caucus,” said Ruud. “I’m looking forward to being a voice...
November 20, 2014 - 12:29pm
October 1, 2014
Ruud attends Women in Government: Technology and Innovations Summit
October 1, 2014 - 10:57am
August 7, 2014
Ruud attends Great Lakes Legislative Caucus
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, recently attended the annual Great Lakes Legislative Caucus meeting in Quebec City, Quebec. The Great Lakes Legislative Caucus is a nonpartisan group of state and provincial lawmakers from eight states (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota,...
August 7, 2014 - 2:21pm
July 2, 2014
Ruud speaks at Girls State
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, participated Tuesday, June 17, in the 68th annual American Legion Auxiliary Minnesota Girls State Program at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Girls State gives young women from many different backgrounds the opportunity to develop...
July 2, 2014 - 3:19pm
June 26, 2014
Area legislators agree on local successes
Area legislators received praise from business leaders for bipartisanship on local successes during the legislative session at a Brainerd Lakes Chamber-sponsored forum Tuesday June 17, in Brainerd, but remained split on key statewide issues. Among legislative actions the lawmakers...
June 26, 2014 - 11:28am