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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Calendar: March 23, 2017
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Minnesota State says students need more emergency cash aid, food support, child care grants
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
North Stars' season ends against Granite City
Lane, Ruud, Wynn make all-area team
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
WATCH: Last-second heave sends No. 1 Champlin Park to 4A boys basketball semis
Whitefish womens league begins May 10
Barbara "Barb" A. Berg
Peter A. Smude
Vernon L. Butson
Henry Michael Kargel
Card games: March 20, 2017
Senior Menus: March 20-24, 2017
Pages from the Past-March 19, 2017
Looking Back - March 18, 2017
Figure skaters find paradise
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
American wines are gaining in popularity
From the Lefthand Corner: Health care assurance, not health care insurance
Vogt's Notes: A conflicted time of life
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
letters to the editor
Births-March 12, 2017
February 12, 2017
Crosslake Area Garden Club to meet Feb. 15
JoAnn Weaver will present "Garden Voices: Writers in the Garden" at the Crosslake Area Garden Club's monthly meeting Wednesday, Feb. 15. The club meets at 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Crosslake Community Center. New members are always welcome. For more information,...
February 12, 2017 - 8:38am
February 9, 2017
Looking Back: Feb. 9, 2017
40 years ago, Feb. 10, 1977 (Headline) Pine disease could be spreading to Minnesota WCCO Radio's Prep Parade Program named Joe Zwack, of Pequot Lakes High School, to the All-State Basketball Team of the Week. 30 years ago, Feb. 12, 1987 (Headline) Turtle race director sought: No experience...
February 9, 2017 - 9:38pm
February 8, 2017
Crosslake's WinterFest draws record crowd
Crosslake's 14th annual WinterFest is in the books, and attendees came from near and far to enjoy various winter activities. The event kicked...
February 8, 2017 - 11:44pm
Golden Horizons takes steps to protect its staff, residents
After recent news of an incident at an area assisted living facility where an employee was charged with sexual assault of a resident, at least...
February 8, 2017 - 11:22pm
February 6, 2017
Telehealth appointments available through Essentia Health
Seeing a registered dietitian is now more convenient for those living in Crosslake, Pequot Lakes, Pine River, Hackensack and Baxter. Essentia Health clinics in these communities now offer telehealth appointments for medical nutrition therapy for obesity, diabetes, renal disease, food...
February 6, 2017 - 9:52pm
Crosslake: Council, P&Z commission discuss ordinances
The Crosslake City Council joined the planning and zoning commission Thursday, Jan. 26, to discuss various ordinances and enhance the working...
February 6, 2017 - 9:51pm
February 3, 2017
Crosslake WinterFest medallion clues
Keri Wooden and her children - Leif, Kale, Reid and Macy - of Nisswa, found the Crosslake WinterFest medallion Friday, Feb. 3, near milk cans...
February 3, 2017 - 3:04pm
February 2, 2017
Crosslake WinterFest medallion clue #1
Clue #1: For 14 years we've been doing this gig, find the medallion and dance the WinterFest jig! Businesses in Crosslake donate Treasure Hunt wares, and ignite the spark for the fireworks flares. Should you find the medallion, bring it to Lake Country Crafts and Cones, located at...
February 2, 2017 - 9:06am
February 1, 2017
Crosslake WinterFest on tap this weekend
Crosslake WinterFest events are scheduled Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 2-4. The 14th annual SoupFest will begin at noon Saturday, Feb. 4, at establishments...
February 1, 2017 - 11:01pm
January 29, 2017
Lake Country Faces: City clerk/treasurer continues family tradition
Dedication to city government runs in the Wannebo family. "Whether it be immediate family members or extended family members, I am pretty sure...
January 29, 2017 - 9:00pm
January 25, 2017
Icy roads lead to two-vehicle crash
Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl reports that a two-vehicle crash with injuries took place on County Road 3 and Morningside Drive in Merrifield on Friday, Jan. 20, around 6:22 a.m. The driver of one vehicle, Gretchen Mishler, 53, of Pillager and the driver and passenger of the other...
January 25, 2017 - 11:52pm
Looking Back - Jan. 26, 2017
40 years ago, Jan. 27, 1977 Seventh District Legislators endorsed Mike Sullivan for the congressional seat being vacated by Bob Bergland. (Headline) Pequot Lakes School Board approves basic preliminary plan for building expansion, estimated cost is $3.5 million (Photo) Diane Oswald,...
January 25, 2017 - 11:24pm
January 24, 2017
Making the Grade - Jan. 24, 2017
St. Cloud State University The following local students were named to the fall semester dean's list at St. Cloud State University: Hannah Brandanger, Breezy Point, elementary education; John Holt, Crosslake, special education/academic and behavioral strategist; Brianna Aase, Pequot...
January 24, 2017 - 10:08pm
Director's Notes: Welcome to new beginnings
Welcome to 2017 with all of its hopes, challenges, victories and, unfortunately, defeats that may come our way. One of the fun things about working in public education is that we have the opportunity get "fresh starts" at different times of the year, this being one of them. This is...
January 24, 2017 - 10:04pm
Crosslake students honor MLK Jr.
While most local schools closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Crosslake Community School used the holiday as...
January 24, 2017 - 10:47am