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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
New aircams to keep an “eye” on weather and air quality
Air quality forecasting goes statewide
Poison hemlock weed found in SE Minnesota, may be elsewhere
Lakes Jam: Year 5 is here; More new, fun features to keep people happy
Pequot Lakes: Businesses share thoughts about highway
Rebels edge rival Lightning 4-2
Berrios shines again as Twins take series with White Sox
Vikings' special teams key spots still up for grabs
Wild work out deal with expansion Las Vegas club to protect 2 defensemen
CCS trap team second in conference
Howard Albert Nisle
Steven H. Gangl
Calendar of events: June 22, 2017
Yoga instructor O'Day to offer classes in Nisswa starting Friday
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre: 'Peter Pan' lands in Pine River Friday-Saturday
Reminders: June 22, 2017
Pages from the Past - June 22, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Death by a thousand cuts
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
letters to the editor
Births-June 15, 2017
Births-June 8, 2017
Bob and Phyllis Jones
Births: May 17, 2017
June 6, 2017
Cass TRIAD meeting set June 20 in Hackensack
Cass County TRIAD will gather at noon Tuesday, June 20, at the Hackensack Hub for a potluck before the regular meeting. Jerry Souder and Heath Landreville from Dennis Funeral Home will answer questions and share a handout entitled, "How do you want to be remembered?" with 125 things...
June 6, 2017 - 7:30am
June 2, 2017
Who pays for, maintains lake buoys? Answer may surprise you
There's likely not one boat captain in the lakes area who hasn't been thankful for navigational buoys that mark rocks lurking beneath a lake's...
June 2, 2017 - 5:00am
May 31, 2017
Minnesota judge suppresses suspect’s statements in killing of 5-year-old girl last summer
WALKER, Minn. -- A northern Minnesota judge has ruled that investigators improperly questioned the man accused of kidnapping and killing Watkins...
May 31, 2017 - 8:04pm
Pequot Lakes man dies in ATV accident - 2 injured in separate crashes
A Pequot Lakes man died in an all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday, May 27, in Loon Lake Township, the Cass County Sheriff's Office reported....
May 31, 2017 - 12:41pm
Knights of Columbus support Faith in Action
Knights of Columbus Council 13144 members Marv Hartneck (left) and Jerry Bialke present Theresa Eclov, Faith in Action of Cass County, with a...
May 31, 2017 - 4:00am
May 24, 2017
Benefit golf tournament set for youth scholarship fund
A four-person scramble golf tournament to raise money for Cass County youth exhibiting at the Minnesota State Fair will be held Sunday, June 11, at Tianna Country Club in Walker. The tournament is open to 22 teams and features a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The entry fee is $55 per...
May 24, 2017 - 9:30am
May 21, 2017
PR-B Family Center: Food insecurity is real
I'm surprised by how many people do not believe food insecurity (FI) is a real issue in our quaint little village. Cass County is rated among the highest in FI in our state. I read an article in "Science Daily" that reported: "It's a complex phenomenon encompassing food availability,...
May 21, 2017 - 5:30am
May 20, 2017
Police Blotter: May 20, 2017
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department FRAUD: Report on May 12 at 8:02 a.m. of fraud on Pine Terrace Road in Crosslake. FIRE: Report on May 12...
May 20, 2017 - 9:00am
April 21, 2017
Greater Minnesota listening sessions planned in area
The Cass County Outreach Committee organized several listening sessions for area residents to share the concerns of greater Minnesota with legislators. "Many residents of Cass County have expressed, as individuals, they feel that the legislative representatives do not listen to our...
April 21, 2017 - 4:20am
March 30, 2017
Friday fish fry in Walker will support Faith in Action
Support Faith in Action for Cass County at the Friday Knight Fish Fry and Silent Auction from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, at St. Agnes Church in Walker. Cost is $10. The event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 13144, and all proceeds will go to support Faith in Action...
March 30, 2017 - 6:00am
March 29, 2017
Sex trafficking presentations planned in Hackensack
Lynnette Dirks, Support Within Reach Walker office representative, informed the Cass County Board earlier this month about an upcoming film and...
March 29, 2017 - 6:45am
March 14, 2017
TRIAD to meet March 21 in Hackensack
Cass County TRIAD will meet at noon Tuesday, March 21, at the Hackensack Hub for a potluck meeting. Nicole Bach, RSVP director at Horizon Health, will talk about the RSVP program that partners with 97 sites throughout Beltrami, Cass, Lake of the Woods and Morrison counties. RSVP supports...
March 14, 2017 - 7:30am
March 2, 2017
Sheriff's offices warn of deteriorating ice
As unseasonably warm weather quickly deteriorates ice conditions on lakes across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
March 2, 2017 - 9:25pm
February 24, 2017
Older Americans Act funds to aid seniors in area counties
The St. Cloud office of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid received a grant of Older Americans Act funds from the Central Minnesota Council on Aging to provide legal services for seniors living in Cass and Crow Wing counties. The funds will be used to provide legal advice, counseling and representation...
February 24, 2017 - 12:23am
Cass County: Warm weather leads to poor conditions on area lakes
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have significantly deteriorated area lakes, especially landings. Several landings, including on Leech Lake, are reported to be in poor condition. The Cass County Sheriff's Office assisted...
February 24, 2017 - 12:02am