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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County issues reminder to mail ballot precincts
Pine River-Backus School District: Board contemplates sixth-grade athletes
Paws and Claws Rescue & Resort receives $5,170 legacy donation
20th anniversary: PR-B Family Center has a definite purpose
Lutheran Church of the Cross to host Bishop Tom Aitken Oct. 23
[KLICK GALLERY] Pequot Lakes Volleybal vs. Crosby-Ironton
Tigers split Brainerd Invite games
PL 8th grade team takes first
Trap teams ranked 2nd through 3 weeks
Hockey: Stars split series with Ice Hawks
Ervin E. "Ernie" Kouba
Tony J. Gilles
Paul Alexander Geiger
Pages from the Past - Oct. 20, 2016
Looking Back-Oct. 20, 2016
Nisswa, Pequot Lakes firefighters promote fire safety
'She Loves Me' features lonely hearts, eccentrics: Play to be staged in Pequot Lakes
Plenty of pumpkins
Political endorsement letters
The Last Windrow: The old trapper, the last season
Letter to the editor: Promote Indigenous People's Day
Letter to the editor: It requires maturity to be president
Letter to the editor: Norgaard for Crosslake mayor
letters to the editor
Wedding Announced: Taylor James Breen and Katie Marie Embertson
49th Birthday: Wanda Gallagher
60th Wedding Anniversary: Bill and Evelyn Matthies
80th Birthday: Jerry Campbell
80th Birthday: Tom Malloy
October 12, 2016
Jenkins: Council sets preliminary levy with no changes
The Jenkins City Council set a $252,200 preliminary tax levy for 2017 during its Sept. 28, second monthly council meeting. The levy passed unanimously with one council member absent. The amount passed is the same as the city's 2016 levy. Before the levy is approved in December, it...
October 12, 2016 - 2:59pm
September 22, 2016
Parts of Paul Bunyan Trail temporarily closed until Friday
The following sections of the Paul Bunyan Trail are temporarily closed until noon Friday, Sept. 23, for a new trail construction associated with two new bridges that are part of the Highway 371 expansion project. • The north closure is located south of Pequot Lakes, between Paul...
September 22, 2016 - 10:46am
September 9, 2016
Crow Wing County: Highway maintenance activities scheduled
Spray patching operations began on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 16 on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The project limits are the intersection of CSAH 66 in Crosslake, extending west to Butternut Point Road in Ideal Township. County work crews are performing the spray patch work. On Thursday,...
September 9, 2016 - 11:23am
August 30, 2016
MnDOT details progress on 371 project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation gave a progress update on Highway 371 Nisswa-Pequot Lakes-Jenkins project. Upcoming traffic changes...
August 30, 2016 - 9:28am
August 10, 2016
Highway 371/Nisswa Avenue intersection to close temporarily beginning Monday
Motorists traveling Highway 371 to Nisswa may encounter minor delays as Nisswa Avenue at Highway 371 closes and a short detour begins after 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15. The signed detour will direct motorists to access downtown Nisswa at the Highway 371/County Road 18 signalized intersection,...
August 10, 2016 - 1:05pm
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
Jenkins: Council discusses new police contract
The Jenkins City Council at a recent council meeting discussed changes to the way the city charges criminal complaints. The Pequot Lakes Police Department, with whom Jenkins has a contract for police services, is seeking to streamline the way it charges criminal complaints by using...
July 20, 2016 - 11:24am
June 29, 2016
Police blotter-June 30, 2016
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department THEFT: Report on June 25 at 6:35 p.m. of theft on North Eagle Lake Road in Fifty Lakes. CRASH: Report on June 25 at 12:16 p.m. of a property damage accident on County Road 109 and Bass Lake Road in Merrifield. Breezy Point Police Department TRAFFIC...
June 29, 2016 - 11:30am
May 26, 2016
Highway 371: Work crews to stop for Memorial Day weekend traffic
Travelers heading to the northern Brainerd lakes area this weekend on Highway 371 will encounter a detour if traveling County State Aid Highway 11 between Pequot Lakes and Breezy Point, as well as a second signal light in Pequot Lakes. They should otherwise expect the normal Memorial...
May 26, 2016 - 10:29am
April 20, 2016
Highway 371: Residents turn out for project update
For information • Visit www.mndot.gov/d3/hwy371 for recent news, detours, maps, photos and contact information and to sign up for email updates....
April 20, 2016 - 4:30pm
Jenkins: Council to have second monthly meeting
The Jenkins City Council decided Monday, April 11, to hold a second monthly meeting at 9 a.m. every fourth Wednesday at Jenkins City Hall. The council decided to have a second meeting to enable the council to make decisions in a more timely manner, especially during Highway 371 work,...
April 20, 2016 - 2:36pm
April 18, 2016
Highway 371: Residents turn out for project update
Area residents packed the Cole Memorial Building in Pequot Lakes on Friday to hear about the $49.9 million Highway 371 four-lane expansion project...
April 18, 2016 - 10:26am
March 23, 2016
Looking Back - March 24, 2016
10 years ago, March 23, 2006 Pequot Lakes Patriots basketball team defeats Virginia to get into state tournament. Wrestling coach for Pine River-Backus put on unpaid leave after falsifying age, grade of wrestlers. 20 years ago, March 21, 1996 Jenkins Mayor Mike Bunn moves to Colorado,...
March 23, 2016 - 2:41pm
Highway 371: What about all those wood chips?
People are still asking about the mounds and mounds of wood chips being created as trees are cleared for the Highway 371 four-lane expansion...
March 23, 2016 - 1:57pm
February 25, 2016
Highway 371: Wood chips from cleared trees being used on project
Crews continue to clear 125 acres of trees along a nine-mile stretch from Nisswa to Jenkins for the Highway 371 four-lane expansion, with plans...
February 25, 2016 - 4:30pm