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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Netflix has 30 original series today, will double that in 2017
Community angels support Faith in Action's neighborly volunteers
[KLICK GALLERY] Pine River Christmas events Dec. 3
Crow Wing County Most Wanted: December
[KLICK GALLERY] Jenkins tree lighting
Girls basketball: Patriots top Tigers in season opener
Dan-ecdotes: Former Patriot Miller overcomes injuries finds niche in Bears defense
Boys hockey: Lightning open season 2-0
Stone returns after placing 10th at state last season
PR-B Pulse dance team growing
Francis Lee Cooley
Jean R. Prahm
Dr. Duane Lund
Ryan C. Amacher
Snowbirds should pack sunscreen and know the signs of skin cancer
Grim's Grub: Bone juice
Verch, Newberry to play Nisswa concert Dec. 9
Klein to perform at Gustavus Christmas worship services
'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' auditions set at CLC
Letter to the Editor: Pine River Chamber thanks snowplowers, linemen
Letter to the Editor: United we stand; divided we fall
As I See It: Tyranny comes in many forms
Faith: The holiday gathering
Letter to the Editor: This is what they are teaching at a 'Christian' school?
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Harold Hanson
50th Wedding Anniversary: James and Mary Ann Zander
50th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Elizabeth Trusty
Three Fold Fraser Celebration
90th Birthday: Gerald "Keebler" Nelson
Crow Wing County
December 1, 2016
SWCD obtains funds to fix Pine River rock dam
Encompassing the Brainerd lakes area, the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has more than 500 lakes, and approximately 40 percent of the county is composed of lakes and wetlands. Recent funding from the state gave the Crow Wing SWCD more flexibility to meet constituents'...
December 1, 2016 - 9:42am
November 29, 2016
Crow Wing County: Lessard-Sams seeks legal action against Crow Wing County
The potential for legal action against Crow Wing County looms following a request by the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council of the Minnesota...
November 29, 2016 - 8:29am
November 23, 2016
Crow Wing County Board: Residents scorn snowplowing response
Crow Wing County commissioners aired resident complaints about snow-covered roads following Friday's blizzard at Tuesday's board meeting. Commissioner...
November 23, 2016 - 8:57am
November 19, 2016
Beware of snow-covered, leaning trees along roads
Due to winter storm Argos and the wet heavy snowfall from Friday, many trees along County State Aid Highways 4, 19, 3 and Crow Wing County Road...
November 19, 2016 - 3:57pm
November 10, 2016
Trump wins big among lakes area voters
After the dust settled Wednesday following Tuesday's general election, local voting trends began to emerge for the top race on the ballot. Donald...
November 10, 2016 - 9:18am
November 9, 2016
Crow Wing County landfill site begins winter hours
Winter hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday began the first weekend in November for the Crow Wing County landfill site. The landfill will be closed Saturdays and Sundays from November through March and will re-open for summer hours starting in April.
November 9, 2016 - 12:07pm
November 5, 2016
Vogt's Notes: There's no excuse not to cast your vote
In less than a week we should know who will lead our country for the next four years, as well as who will serve in judgeships, federal offices, state offices and local city council, school board and township positions. Have you done your part to be sure the best people are elected?...
November 5, 2016 - 8:00am
November 4, 2016
Flu season is here; vaccinations recommended
Flu season is here and Crow Wing County Community Services reminds residents to get themselves and their children ages 6 months old and older vaccinated. Vaccinations are available as part of a complete preventative health care visit through the Child and Teen Checkups program for...
November 4, 2016 - 10:34am
November 3, 2016
Hunting season restrictions on recreational riding begin Saturday
Recreational riding on forest trails passing through Crow Wing County-administered public lands is prohibited during the 2016 state firearms deer hunting season. Deer hunters with valid deer hunting licenses may operate off-highway vehicles before the legal shooting time (a half-hour...
November 3, 2016 - 9:19am
Thirty Lakes Watershed District terminated
After 45 years of natural resources conservation work, the Thirty Lakes Watershed District (TLWD) was formally terminated Oct. 27 by the Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR). Over 1,100 resident full-time property owners within the TLWD signed a petition supporting the termination...
November 3, 2016 - 9:11am
October 27, 2016
Public comment sought on proposed Emily to Blind Lake recreation trail
Crow Wing County Land Services is requesting public comment on a proposal to designate 14 miles of existing and 2 miles of new trail development as a multiple use recreation trail system located within and east of the city of Emily in Crow Wing and Aitkin counties. "We encourage all...
October 27, 2016 - 2:29pm
October 21, 2016
Crow Wing County issues reminder to mail ballot precincts
Crow Wing County elections reminds voters who live in mail ballot precincts of mail ballot procedures for the Nov. 8 general election. Mail ballot precincts in Crow Wing County include the cities of Cuyuna, Deerwood, Fort Ripley, Garrison, Jenkins, Manhattan Beach, Riverton and Trommald;...
October 21, 2016 - 11:19am
October 19, 2016
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lower Cullen Lake, Lake Hubert
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Lower Cullen Lake and nearby Lake Hubert in Nisswa. A resort owner contacted the DNR after finding several zebra mussels on a boat moored at the resort on Lower Cullen Lake. DNR invasive species staff found...
October 19, 2016 - 12:58pm
Nisswa: Residents attend sex offender notification meeting
About 25 Nisswa residents gathered Monday, Oct. 17, at a community-wide notification meeting to learn about Level 3 predatory offender Thomas Richard Erickson, who is set to be released from prison and move to rural Nisswa on Oct. 31. Sarah Hustad, community notification coordinator...
October 19, 2016 - 8:36am
October 16, 2016
TRIAD to host winter driving safety tips session for seniors
TRIAD of Crow Wing County will host a session on winter driving safety tips for seniors from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the lower level of the Land Services Building in Brainerd. Lt. Scott Goddard will give the presentation, and attendees will get a build-your-own winter car...
October 16, 2016 - 9:07am