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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
RREAL representative to speak Sept. 24 in Pequot Lakes
Backus American Legion to host flag retirement ceremony
Legion honors Crosslake police, firefighters
Brainerd Chamber announces new board members
Eagle View first-graders make science fun
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
Here's how Target Field becomes a football stadium
Women's Golf: Stone takes first for Augustana
Volleyball: Tigers take Barb Neprud Invite crown
Vikings fullback, Minnesota native Ham says 1-yard run solidifies NFL status
Orlo Theodore Waldhoff
James Harding Morris
Aaron Joseph (Jeff) Aadland
Harvey Curtis Stenberg
Fall decor, barbecue smells permeate Nisswa
Looking Back - Sept. 22, 2017
Reminders: Sept. 21, 2017
About 80 people turn out to Run for Hope
Calendar of events: Sept. 21, 2017
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
Letter to the editor: It takes two to tango, only one to lose it
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Grim's Tales: Veterans have been forgotten, but not for long
letters to the editor
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
August 28, 2017
Fifty Lakes: Council hears citizen complaints, schedules budget meeting
Fifty Lakes citizens aired complaints during the open forum at the city council meeting Tuesday, Aug. 8, according to unapproved draft meeting...
August 28, 2017 - 8:00am
July 31, 2017
Fifty Lakes: Council adopts land use ordinance
The Fifty Lakes City Council adopted a land use ordinance and road construction maintenance policy at its Tuesday, July 11, meeting, according...
July 31, 2017 - 8:00am
June 27, 2017
Fifty Lakes: Council vacates Northland Drive right of way
The Fifty Lakes City Council held a public hearing during its Tuesday, June 13, meeting to discuss vacating a portion of Northland Drive, according...
June 27, 2017 - 5:00am
June 23, 2017
Fifty Lakes Family Fun Day is Saturday
Fifty Lakes Family Fun Day will run from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 24, in the 50 Lakes Bar parking lot/pavilion. The day will feature vendors, crafts, food booths, frozen T-shirt contest, Water Wars, dart game, Bounce House, minnow races and kiddie land. Muddy Waters will...
June 23, 2017 - 6:30am
June 14, 2017
Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion Auxiliary awards scholarships
Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion Auxiliary members Pamela Vaughan and Deanna Dubel awarded $500 scholarships to two Pine River-Backus graduates,...
June 14, 2017 - 4:00am
June 2, 2017
Fifty Lakes: Council accepts Buchite's retirement, discusses liquor store matters
The Fifty Lakes City Council formally acknowledged the retirement of Toni Buchite, liquor store manager, at its Tuesday, May 9, council meeting...
June 2, 2017 - 4:00am
April 22, 2017
Liquor manager calls it quits: Toni Buchite retires after 37 years with city of Fifty Lakes
After working continuously since she was 12 years old, Toni Buchite is taking a much needed break - retirement. Buchite has worked at the Fifty...
April 22, 2017 - 4:30am
April 4, 2017
Fifty Lakes: Council discusses West Fox Lake Road easements
The Fifty Lakes City Council discussed its options for obtaining easements on West Fox Lake Road at its Tuesday, March 14, meeting, according...
April 4, 2017 - 5:45am
April 1, 2017
GoNorth to open welcome center, marketplace in Emily
GoNorth is going above and beyond to help out local entrepreneurs and welcome visitors to the area. Last year, five communities came together...
April 1, 2017 - 6:30am
March 20, 2017
Fifty Lakes: Council discusses audit report, increases COLA
The Fifty Lakes City Council discussed its recent audit report with city auditor Darrin Ogdahl at its Tuesday, Feb. 21, meeting, according to...
March 20, 2017 - 6:00am
March 17, 2017
Fifty Lakes man finds Pot O' Gold in Crosslake
Bill Leadens, of Fifty Lakes, found Crosslake's Pot O' Gold treasure near the public boat landing at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campground...
March 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 4, 2017
Emily Area Food Shelf seeks donations for FoodShare month
March is Minnesota FoodShare month and the Emily Area Food Shelf's fundraising campaign to help raise money to help the food shelf's operation. This past year, the food shelf saw a total of 646 visits to the food shelf seeking help to feed families. Many families seeking help have...
March 4, 2017 - 7:52pm
March 2, 2017
Liquor store managers, owners weigh in on Sunday sales
Area liquor store owners and managers shared their thoughts on being allowed to be open on Sundays for the first time in the state's history,...
March 2, 2017 - 11:22am
February 24, 2017
Looking Back - Feb. 24, 2017
40 years ago, Feb. 24, 1977 A record number of spectators and 10 race cars turned out for the jalopy races in Fifty Lakes on Feb. 20. (Headline) City council reminds dog owners of Pequot Lakes leash law 30 years ago, Feb. 26, 1987 (Photo) Winning first prize in the Junior Division...
February 24, 2017 - 1:33pm
February 7, 2017
Fifty Lakes: Council makes annual appointments
The Fifty Lakes City Council made its annual appointments Tuesday, Jan. 10, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. Appointments were:...
February 7, 2017 - 10:20pm