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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Drawing, essential oils classes offered in Pequot Lakes
Nisswa Women's Club to meet Oct. 19
Crosslake School: Board discusses new assessment tool, how it helps students
Initiative Foundation awards local grants
Pine River Chamber welcomes Hidden Haven Resort
Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice
Some migrants pass through unseen and unsung
Brainerd man wins Crosslake disc golf tournament
The Timberwolves couldn't hold leads last season. Here's how Tom Thibodeau tried to fix that.
Walleye action gathers steam and fall colors update
Eugene "Gene" Stoll
Kenneth George Tetrick
Robert L. Maples
Steven P. Johnson
Chef's Hat: For quick cleanup, make it in a mug
Faith in Action volunteers recognized
Senior Menus: Oct. 16-20, 2017
Starting and ending in Pine River - Restaurant owner made it back home after years on the road
Card games: Oct. 14, 2017
Grim's Tales: Vacation: A break from more than work
Faith: There's always hope
Cracker Barrel: Legacy in stone
From the Lefthand Corner: Walz makes strong move in quest to be governor
Letter to the editor: Buffoons who do the math
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
Fourth of July
October 16, 2017
Crosslake: Council approves new community center sound system
The Crosslake Community Center is set to get new sound systems in the gymnasium and meeting rooms after the city council approved the use of...
October 16, 2017 - 6:00am
July 31, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council takes action against MB Lodge fireworks
An issue with fireworks at Manhattan Beach Lodge over the Fourth of July weekend prompted the Manhattan Beach City Council to seek assistance...
July 31, 2017 - 6:00am
July 17, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Give thanks (not rants) for those who work hard for others to have fun
It's definitely festival season in the lakes area. From the thousands of people who filled area towns for Fourth of July festivities, to this...
July 17, 2017 - 5:00am
July 6, 2017
Looking Back - July 6, 2017
40 years ago - July 8, 1977 (Headline) Pequot's Fourth is rained out, re-scheduled for Sunday, July 10 Whitefish Golf Course is offering a $200 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of vandals who damaged a green on the course. 30 years ago - July 9, 1987 (Headline)...
July 6, 2017 - 4:30am
June 30, 2017
Four days of area fireworks on tap
There is no shortage of fireworks shows to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday in the Brainerd lakes area. Following is a list of locations...
June 30, 2017 - 6:00am
June 29, 2017
Northwest Minnesota parks still have campsites for weekend, holiday
Three northwest Minnesota state parks as of midweek still had openings for campers looking to get away for the Fourth of July holiday weekend,...
June 29, 2017 - 3:43pm
Fourth of July festivities
For those celebrating the Fourth of July holiday in the lakes area, following is a roundup of activities, including parades, fireworks and more: Mission Township Saturday, July 1 11 a.m.: Independence Day Parade will start at Oak Spur and proceed up Mission Park Drive to Mission Park....
June 29, 2017 - 7:30am
Nisswa: Firecracker Run slated Sunday
The eighth annual Nisswa Firecracker Run - featuring a post-event crawfish boil, free Pabst and a Slip'n Slide - will include a 10K, 5K and kids...
June 29, 2017 - 5:00am
June 20, 2017
Avoid unexpected delays: 5 tools for unplanned road trip pitstops
During the Fourth of July holiday, 42 million people back out of their driveways and begin their family road trip, according to AAA. Before...
June 20, 2017 - 8:05am
May 13, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Get ready for summer events - fireworks location changes
As lakes area residents continue to wait patiently for spring weather to arrive, many behind-the-scenes people are busy preparing for two popular...
May 13, 2017 - 7:00am
July 7, 2016
Pequot Lakes Stars & Stripes Days Parade 2016
The Pequot Lakes Stars & Stripes Days parade took place Monday, July 4, as a part of the two-day festival celebrating Independence Day. ---...
July 7, 2016 - 10:26am
July 1, 2016
CLC's "Mad Hugger": Now - A hug for Joe
Former Central Lakes College Instructor Joe Plut - known as the "Mad Hugger" - has made an imprint on many in the Brainerd lakes area and beyond...
July 1, 2016 - 9:15am
Busy, beautiful Fourth of July weekend ahead
Vacationers headed to the Brainerd lakes area for the Fourth of July weekend should expect low gas prices and gorgeous weather. Those hitting...
July 1, 2016 - 9:06am
June 29, 2016
The Last Windrow: Recalling the Fourth of years past
The Fourth of July holiday is knocking on the door. A time when a bratwurst will be devoured and a cold drink will be downed by even those who have sworn to take up a diet. Eating rules go out the door when it comes to eating on the Fourth. In the heat of a July 4 day, big men will...
June 29, 2016 - 11:14am
Declaration of Independence to be read July 4 in Fairfield Township
The annual Reading of the Declaration of Independence will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, July 4, at the Fairfield Town Hall, approximately 15 miles north of Crosby or 5 miles south of Emily on Highway 6, just north of the intersection of State Highway 6 and County Road 36. There will...
June 29, 2016 - 10:57am