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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Return of the polar vortex? Forecasters say it could hit next week
NJPA Invites businesses, schools to address workforce gaps
Crash pins man, injures 2 teens
PR-B Community Education offers classes
Woodturning, glass star classes offered in Pequot Lakes
Inside the Outdoors: Deer disease is a less familiar kind of invader
North Stars fall to Lumberjacks
Dan-ecdotes: PL grad Miller overcomes injuries, finds niche in Bears defense
Tulenchik wins title at W-DC tourney: Road Crew place 9th overall
Lightning Squirt B takes second in Cloquet
Shirley Ann Clausen
Henry M. "Bud" Bruss
Nola Joy Wicklund
Geraldine P. Swift
Jenkins lights up for holidays
Survey says: Information glut no problem for most Americans
Nisswa Legion hosts Children's Christmas party
Longtime city council member steps down: Williams hopes to continue volunteering in Breezy Point
Chef's Hat: Warm up with these hot drinks
Letter to the editor: Pequot Lakes teams thank store, community
The Cracker Barrel: Picking the Christmas tree
The Last Windrow: Anglers anxiously awaiting thick ice
Letter to the Editor: Lakes Area Habitat helps build homes for vets
Letter to the Editor: Pine River Chamber thanks snowplowers, linemen
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 Celebration
Three Fold Fraser Celebration
November 4, 2016
Gloria Dei youth give to local food shelf
After spending the summer selling brats in the city park, youth members at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes presented Lakes Area Food...
November 4, 2016 - 8:41am
October 19, 2016
188 gallons of milk donated during Pine River Family Market milk drive
Pine River Family Market hosted a milk drive for the Pine River Area Food Shelf in September, and 188 gallons of milk were donated to the food...
October 19, 2016 - 1:05pm
October 12, 2016
Food shelf competition happening in Fifty Lakes
During October, the Fifty Lakes Municipal Bar is sponsoring the Emily Emergency Food Shelf in its competition with other greater Minnesota municipalities. The sponsors who collect the most money and pounds of donated food will total up what they have collected and will give all donations...
October 12, 2016 - 2:55pm
August 31, 2016
PR Family Market to collect donations for food shelf
Pine River Family Market is hosting a promotion through September to raise money for milk donations to the Pine River Food Shelf. Cashiers will ask customers to donate $2 toward a gallon of milk. If the customer agrees, the donation will be in that person's name, which will be written...
August 31, 2016 - 10:57am
July 27, 2016
Faces: Kathleen Stephan strives to stick out
Kathleen Stephan of Pine River has lived in a crowd most of her life, but she has done all she could to be a distinct person. Stephan was raised...
July 27, 2016 - 10:57am
June 14, 2016
Emily Food Shelf collections slated Saturday
Emily Food Shelf will be Fishing for Healthy Foods and Funds from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at Lake Country Foods and Gas Inc., 40327 State Highway 6. A fishing boat will be parked at the grocery store to be filled with healthy foods and funds to support the local food...
June 14, 2016 - 11:37pm
March 16, 2016
Minnesota FoodShare Month: Area food shelves experience slight increase in need
Food shelves throughout the lakes area are generally reporting a slight increase in need, though some have seen little change in service. The...
March 16, 2016 - 3:40pm
March 4, 2016
Letter to the editor: Support your local food shelf
For many years March in Minnesota has been designated as Minnesota FoodShare month. It is a time when nearly every food shelf in the states makes an all-out effort to raise as much money as possible in what turns out to be a rather heated competition among food shelves. The financial...
opinion/letters to the editor
March 4, 2016 - 10:37am
October 24, 2015
Pine River thrift store donates freezer to food shelf
When Dark Cravings of Pine River closed, the Hidden Jewels 4 U Thrift Store of Pine River saw an opportunity for charity. The coffee shop...
October 24, 2015 - 1:15am
September 3, 2015
Fresh produce is staple at Lakes Area Food Shelf
For people needing just a little extra help, food shelves are a well-known source of boxed and canned food they can depend on for meals. By the...
September 3, 2015 - 2:34pm
August 14, 2015
Emily Area Food Shelf golf fundraiser set Sunday
A 9-hole scramble will take place Sunday, Aug. 16, at Emily Greens Golf Course with event proceeds going to the Emily Area Food Shelf. This food shelf serves the whole northeast corner of Crow Wing County and a portion of Cass County, including Emily, Outing and Fifty Lakes, and...
August 14, 2015 - 10:55am
Pequot Lakes School District: Teachers work to 'pay it forward'
Some Pequot Lakes teachers noticed that their fellow staff members seemed to enjoy helping their community. Eventually, they decided to make...
May 14, 2015 - 1:32pm
March 4, 2015
Pi(n)e River-Backus Elementary School blows 2014 book total out of water
Pine River-Backus (PR-B) Elementary School's total number of books read in February 2014 was 1,458 books.
March 4, 2015 - 2:59pm
February 26, 2015
Food shelves seeing new visitors
Area food shelves are reporting an increase in new clients, though reasons appear to differ from location to location. Some local shelves...
February 26, 2015 - 10:50am
February 18, 2015
Donations lead to food shelf improvements
Two recent donations have altered the way the Lakes Area Food Shelf in Pequot Lakes does business. The donations - one from the Gesner-Johnson...
February 18, 2015 - 3:10pm