Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Area Republicans upset over lack of special session
Police blotter - Aug. 25, 2016
Nisswa building allows business to expand local offerings
Cass County benefit distributes $4,085 to youth exhibiting at State Fair
Cass County: Savings eyed with new garage
Volleyball: Patriots top Warriors 3-0 in season opener
[KLICK GALLERY] Pequot Lakes vs. Brainerd Volleyball
Dan-ecdotes: Liedl, Trottier continue as college teammates
Tennis: Patriots thrive in opening matches
Golf Leagues - Aug. 25, 2016
Harley Dean Eigenheer
June M. Nygren
Brainerd Community Theatre to present 'Clarence Darrow'
Resorts, teaching run in the family for Ideal woman: Johnson's daughters follow in parents' footsteps
Pages from the Past - Aug. 25, 2016
Arts Off 84 Art Crawl set for Labor Day weekend
Lakes Bluegrass Festival making music in Pine River
MMBA Home Show
Letter to the editor: Layman will work for small businesses
Letter to the editor: Pequot Lakes appreciates anonymous donation
Grim's Tales: Homeownership is a learning experience
As I See It: I'm biased; and so are we all
The Cracker Barrel: Thirty days hath September
letters to the editor
Births-Aug. 25, 2016
80th Birthday: Wilma Durham
70th Wedding Anniversary: DeWayne and Millie Schwanke
60th Wedding Anniversary: Ray and Carolyn Frisch
Wedding Announced: Melissa Besmehn and Tyler Junkenmeier
August 17, 2016
Hackensack Legion Auxiliary to serve benefit breakfast Sunday
Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 will serve breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at the club. Menu includes choice of pancakes and eggs, or eggs, bacon, hash browns and toast. Both include juice and coffee for $6. Proceeds will go to support youth scholarships....
August 17, 2016 - 2:36pm
August 16, 2016
Blood drive set Aug. 18 at Hackensack church
A United Blood Services blood drive will take place from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hackensack. To make an appointment, contact Loralee Torkelson at 218-682-2891 or visit www.bloodhero.com and use the sponsor code "Hackensack." Donors can...
August 16, 2016 - 9:22am
August 10, 2016
'Picture' Yourself in Head Start
Bi-Cap Head Start will host a sidewalk chalk event in Pillager, Pine River, Hackensack, Walker and Remer. Pine River's event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15.
August 10, 2016 - 12:05pm
July 28, 2016
Communities to hold National Night Out events
To help promote partnership between citizens and local police departments, area communities are participating in National Night Out from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2. National Night Out is a community building campaign that is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate...
July 28, 2016 - 10:55am
July 27, 2016
Election 2016: Local candidates can file for office starting Aug. 2
Lead with any mayors/long-term council members we know aren't seeking re-election Dave Sjoblad - Pequot Lakes mayor John Poston - Lake Shore mayor At least two area communities will see new mayors elected this November. First-term mayors Dave Sjoblad in Pequot Lakes and John Poston...
July 27, 2016 - 4:07pm
July 20, 2016
Charter to bring HD channels, improved all-digital network, faster internet speeds to Backus, Hackensack
Charter Communications customers in Backus and Hackensack will enjoy access to more than 200 high definition (HD) channels, better picture quality and significantly faster Internet speeds as Charter moves to a 100 percent all-digital network. Once the all digital upgrade is complete,...
July 20, 2016 - 1:26pm
Sweetheart Days goes to the dogs
The annual Hackensack Sweetheart Days celebration included the first-ever Dachshund Derby, among other attractions. The annual event, celebrating...
July 20, 2016 - 11:26am
July 14, 2016
Calendar of Events-July 14, 2016
WEEKLY Thursdays: Nisswa Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nisswa American Legion Thursdays: Market in the Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes Fridays: Pine River Duck Races, 1:45 p.m., Pine River Dam Fridays: Pine River Market Square farmers market, 2:30-5:30 p.m.,...
July 14, 2016 - 9:46am
July 7, 2016
Sweetheart Days calling all Dachshunds
Sweetheart Days in Hackensack will bring the first-ever Dachshund Derby to town Tuesday, July 12. Event organizers Jay Cline, Julie Cline and...
July 7, 2016 - 10:13am
July 6, 2016
4-H Day Camp slated July 13 in Hackensack
The Cass County 4-H Ambassadors will host a free 4-H Day Camp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at the Community Building in Hackensack. This event is for kindergarten through sixth-grade youth. Participants will learn more about 4-H and have a fun day that includes games,...
July 6, 2016 - 2:08pm
June 29, 2016
Sweetheart Days on tap July 8-15 in Hackensack
Sweetheart Days in Hackensack will run Friday-Friday, July 8-15. Following is a schedule of events: Friday, July 8 4:30-7 p.m.: Izaak Walton League spaghetti fundraiser at UCC church. Saturday, July 9 11 a.m.-noon.: Northwoods Arts Council youth jazz clinic, community building. 1-5...
June 29, 2016 - 9:49am
June 22, 2016
Outdoor education at Deep Portage Learning Center
Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack offers educational classes at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on selected days June 28 through Aug. 18. The events will be approximately two hours long. Deep Portage provides all equipment and instruction. Participation fee is $7 per adult, $5 per child...
June 22, 2016 - 9:28am
June 14, 2016
Lightning strike injures fisherman
The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a fisherman being struck by lightning on Baby Lake in rural Hackensack on Sunday morning, June 12, according to Sheriff Tom Burch. A 48-year-old Iowa man, Wei Wei, was in serious condition Monday, June 13, after being transported...
June 14, 2016 - 11:52pm
Hackensack Hot Jazz Festival set July 8-9
The Northwoods Art Council (NAC) announces the return of its Hackensack Hot Jazz Festival at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 8 and 9, at the Hackensack Community Center. The festival will feature Big Band era favorites performed by Josh Duffee and his orchestra. Duffee, of Davenport,...
June 14, 2016 - 11:37pm
Hackensack Legion to serve breakfast Sunday
Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 will serve breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, June 19, at the club. Menu includes choice of pancakes, bacon and eggs; or eggs, hash browns, bacon and toast. Both include juice and coffee for $6. The proceeds will go to support youth...
June 14, 2016 - 11:36pm