Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Bringing Bean Hole Days back to its roots - Area residents honored
Lakefront property owner wants vacation rentals regulated
SWCD to host annual photo contest
Clamshell and Bertha Lakes Association to host meeting
SUV and deer collide, injuring passenger
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Patriot hoopsters take part in Heat Check Camp
Athletics: Pequot fall sports meeting scheduled
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Fort win playoff opener
Curtiss and Marlene Krantz (Olk)
Edward R. Van Beek
Jevonne M. Ness
John B. Rugloski
Rodger F. Farber
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
Grim's Grub: Recipes harken back to Spurrier Hotel opening
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
As I See It: The America I believe we need
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
November 8, 2017
Minn. governor candidate says he aims to change state government's culture
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Jeff Johnson came within 5 percentage points of denying Mark Dayton a second term as governor in 2014, and the...
November 8, 2017 - 3:39pm
September 10, 2017
Tobacco 21 effort beginning to gain support in rural Minn.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Raising the legal age limit for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 has been a priority for anti-smoking groups...
September 10, 2017 - 2:09pm
August 30, 2017
Detroit Lakes man accused of body-slamming puppy, breaking its leg
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes man is accused of body slamming a 14-week-old puppy three or four times and breaking its leg after...
August 30, 2017 - 4:15pm
August 27, 2017
3 injured in two-vehicle crash in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Three people were injured when a car rear-ended a minivan as the van tried to turn off Highway 59 into the Shady Hollow Flea Market on Sunday, Aug. 27, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. According to the report: Pamela Sue Linder, 62, Fergus Falls, was driving...
August 27, 2017 - 6:33pm
August 25, 2017
Detroit Lakes mother wants public help in finding 15-year-old son
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Fifteen-year-old Parker Eastman of Detroit Lakes remains missing as of Friday morning, suspected of running away....
August 25, 2017 - 3:28pm
August 8, 2017
Supersized ice palace, with help from west central Minn., planned for Super Bowl
ST. PAUL — A supersized Ice Palace is being planned for the 2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival — to coincide with the 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis...
August 8, 2017 - 8:59am
August 6, 2017
Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area communities
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The "Tobacco 21" push to get city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21...
August 6, 2017 - 10:33am
July 16, 2017
Minn. city's renter situation is a new crackdown on an old policy
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—It was a decision heard around the region. The controversy that erupted from the Detroit Lakes City Council's decision...
July 16, 2017 - 8:04am
July 12, 2017
Detroit Lakes crash causes boat to fall off trailer on highway
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. —— A woman was taken to the hospital here Wednesday, July 12, after crashing into a truck hauling a boat that was knocked off the trailer while travelling on Highway 59. Around 3:15 p.m., the Minnesota State Patrol reported that Lavonne Molacek, 61,...
July 12, 2017 - 10:19pm
May 20, 2017
On a wing and a prayer: Against the odds, Minnesota couple surprised after in vitro procedure
Kerry Petsinger always wanted to be a mother. The Hawley woman planned for parenthood, factoring it into her career and relationship goals, and...
May 20, 2017 - 12:40pm
May 1, 2017
9-hole golf course in Detroit Lakes closes for good
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Detroit Lakes is losing a golfing fixture of nearly 60 years in the permanent closing of Ironman Golf Course and the...
May 1, 2017 - 8:45am
April 5, 2017
Western Minnesota lakes seeing early ice-out
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—In what looks to be one of the earliest ice-outs ever, most of Big Detroit Lake—one of the most popular lakes...
April 5, 2017 - 5:30pm
March 14, 2017
Man dies in rollover near Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A 41-year-old Naytahwaush, Minn., man died in a rollover Tuesday about 10:30 a.m. seven miles north of Detroit Lakes.Marvin...
March 14, 2017 - 5:33pm
March 10, 2017
Home damaged after runaway Suburban creates propane explosion in neighbor's yard
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — If the neighbors around East Munson Lake Drive weren’t awake yet Friday morning at 6:47 a.m., they would be soon,...
March 10, 2017 - 2:01pm
March 8, 2017
Surgery a success for Minn. boy who could not smile
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The little Detroit Lakes boy whose doctor said he would never, ever have the ability to smile is now cracking some pretty...
March 8, 2017 - 11:08am