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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Agendas - Aug. 19
Crosslake: Council approves Crosslake Days chili cook-off
Free technology seminar offered in Crosslake
Biz Buzz: Last days to vote in Best of Brainerd contest
Ruud honored as Legislator of Distinction
Fishing: Teenage brothers winning tournaments, launch successful business
DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
18 officers join state conservation officer ranks
Spicer, Minn., acquires a fishing destination 'asset'
Racing: 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals; Smith breaks track speed record
Nicolaus (Nic) H. Anderson
Micah J. Crosby
Jhonna Nichole Wasnie Loftis
Nina Thordson Witt
Hackensack Legion donates to city
Faith: Where did you see God today?
Senior Menus: Aug. 20-24, 2018
Card games: Aug. 6-10, 2018
Nisswa church to host VBS Aug. 20-23
Letter to the editor: Importance of downtown improvements
Letter to the Editor: 40&8 thanks those who attended fundraiser
The Last Windrow: A short history of a 'real' small business
From the Lefthand Corner: Was Tuesday's vote an aberration or a trend?
Commentary: Noticing others is first step to kindness
letters to the editor
Bill & Mary Crosby
Births: Aug. 7, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
November 10, 2017
Letter to the Editor: 'We the people' not 'We the corporations'
Members of Brainerd Lakes Move to Amend conducted October listening sessions with area residents. Here are the results:
November 10, 2017 - 5:30am
October 22, 2017
Nolan staff to hold meetings in area
U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan, D-Minn., announced the locations of Congress Comes to You meetings his staff will operate Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Crosslake and Ideal Township. "Hearing directly from residents makes me a better advocate in Washington for the great people of Minnesota's...
October 22, 2017 - 11:30am
August 4, 2017
'I'm prepared for a tough race': Nolan to run for re-election in '18
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will run for his seventh term in Congress next year, he said Thursday. The DFLer from Crosby needs to appeal to the voters...
August 4, 2017 - 3:08pm
July 11, 2017
Too early for Mills to decide if he wants to challenge Nolan for 3rd time
As Pete Stauber entered the national political scene Monday, joining the 2018 campaign for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, Stewart Mills...
July 11, 2017 - 1:55pm
May 9, 2017
Crosslake Communications ensures customers' privacy
Recent action in Washington to repeal rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission last year regarding the protection of consumers' information online has caused some concern that personal information from Crosslake Communications' customers will now be shared or sold....
May 9, 2017 - 5:30am
April 28, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Peterson wants to stay in Congress; Nolan still thinking
ST. PAUL — Collin Peterson is running for U.S. House again, but Rick Nolan is waiting to decide whether to make a re-election or governor...
April 28, 2017 - 12:55pm
April 24, 2017
Rep. Nolan's staff to visit lakes area communities
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's "Congress Comes to You" meeting series includes several local locations, where his staff will meet with residents. "Hearing directly from residents makes me a better advocate in Washington for the great people of Minnesota's 8th District," Nolan said in a news...
April 24, 2017 - 4:25am
April 10, 2017
Constituents talk Medicare for all at town hall with Congressman Peterson
MOORHEAD, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., met with constituents in Moorhead Monday evening, April 10, to come up with a "magical"...
April 10, 2017 - 10:31pm
February 22, 2017
Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
SARTELL, Minn. — At the 14 town-hall forums Rep. Tom Emmer held in the last two years, an average of 40 to 50 people showed up to get the...
February 22, 2017 - 11:07pm
February 17, 2017
MN Politics: Federal lawmakers lobby Trump on agriculture
ST. PAUL—Midwestern members of Congress worry about what the Trump administration may do about agriculture-related issues, especially a...
February 17, 2017 - 2:41pm
August 31, 2016
Congress returns from seven-week vacation
Congress began its seven-week vacation Friday, July 15; however, Republicans left a day early, on Thursday. Democrats spent the entire day on Friday with one-minute speeches focused on support for stricter gun laws. The next opportunity to vote on "expanding background checks for...
August 31, 2016 - 2:58pm
June 17, 2016
Senators working to craft new gun control compromise
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Republican senators on Friday were trying to craft compromise gun control legislation that could attract both...
June 17, 2016 - 11:25am
June 11, 2015
Nolan staff to hold Congress Comes to You meetings in area
U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan, D-Minn., announces the locations of several Congress Comes to You meetings his staff will operate Wednesday, June 17, in area communities. • 11 a.m.-noon at Nisswa City Hall. • 1-2 p.m. at Pequot Lakes City Hall. • 3-4 p.m. at Breezy Point City...
June 11, 2015 - 4:36pm
January 29, 2015
Nolan staff to hold Congress Comes to You meetings in area cities
U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan, D-Minn., announced the locations of several Congress Comes to You meetings his staff will operate. "Hearing directly from residents makes me a better advocate in Washington for the great people of Minnesota's 8th District," said Nolan.
January 29, 2015 - 8:25am
August 28, 2014
Mid-term Congressional election thoughts
As the summer of 2014 rapidly comes to a close, this fall's mid-term Congressional elections have started to become a topic of conversation for political observers. Control of both houses of Congress will be at stake Nov. 4. Earlier this summer a Gallup poll showed that the public's...
August 28, 2014 - 5:00pm