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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Patriot Perspective: Proud to have been a Patriot!
Faith in Action volunteer training set June 1 in Hackensack
Carlson Hardware earns national recognition
State legislators invited to Hackensack forum
Find out what Toastmasters offers May 31 in Pequot Lakes
Brad Dokken: May serves up walleyes, morels and wild asparagus
CCS clay team ranked 2nd in conference
Golf League results - May 25, 2017
Patriots 5th at Mid-State meet, Pierzinski earns all-conference honors
Conservation officer weekly report - May 22, 2017
Rita T. Faust
Adriene Rose (Eksten) Niesen
Christopher C. Olsen
Reverend Benjamin Peterson
Faith: We keep walking
Senior Menus: May 29-June 2, 2017
Calendar of events: May 26, 2017
Looking Back - May 25, 2017
Reminders-May 25, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: Life comes at you fast, unexpectedly
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
Letter to the editor: Response to 'User pays' letter
Letter to the editor: Nolan, Democrats are hypocritical
The Last Windrow: Memorial Day thankfulness
letters to the editor
Births: May 17, 2017
Births-May 2, 2017
Births-April 19, 2017
Robert and Janet Timmins
April 23, 2017
Jenkins business drives to raise funds for food shelves - Pequot Tool donates $10,000
With March designated as FoodShare Month in Minnesota, many area businesses and organizations worked diligently to raise funds ands goods to...
April 23, 2017 - 5:00am
April 11, 2017
Donation jump starts Ideal Township emergency preparedness
Ideal Community Service Organization donated $10,000 to Ideal Township on March 13 for the purchase and installation of an auxiliary generator....
April 11, 2017 - 4:05am
April 9, 2017
Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings
The Pine River-Backus Family Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Following are April happenings: • Pine River Area Food Shelf: The food shelf is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m Tuesdays and Fridays, and 3:30-6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...
April 9, 2017 - 6:15am
March 18, 2017
Food shelves seek donations - Growing need among families, seniors
It is that time of year where donations to Minnesota food shelves determine contributions from Minnesota FoodShare for the rest of the year....
March 18, 2017 - 6:30am
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
January 29, 2017
Dancers collect items for food shelf
Submitted photo Mid State Conference dancers and their fans collected 229 items and $48 for the Lakes Area Food Shelf on Friday night. The food...
January 29, 2017 - 9:28pm
January 9, 2017
PR-B Family Center lists January events
Following are Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings for January. The Pine River-Backus Family Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. • Christmas for Kids: Thank you again to the community for ongoing donations to the Christmas for...
January 9, 2017 - 1:08am
December 15, 2016
PR-B Family Center 20th anniversary: Looking to the future
Mahatma Gandhi said: "The future depends on what we do in the present." As 2016 comes to a close, we tend to look at our accomplishments and where we want to go in the future. Individually we reflect on what we have done and how we effectively change the world around us. Personally,...
December 15, 2016 - 10:01am
December 14, 2016
East Grand Forks residents can give food to pay off parking tickets
EAST GRAND FORKS - East Grand Forks residents with unpaid parking tickets may need to restock their pantries this month. Throughout the month of December those who receive a calendar parking or snow emergency parking ticket may donate five non-perishable food items to the East Grand...
December 14, 2016 - 12:37pm
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