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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Not clowning around
Patriot Family Fun Run results listed
Veterans teach students flag etiquette
Pequot Lakes Student of the Month - October 16
STRIVE continues mentoring PR-B students
Patriot boys 2nd, girls 3rd at Mid-State
Inside the Outdoors: Drifting Through the Driftless Area
North Stars lose twice
Lakeshore Conservation Club to host rifle sight-in days
Nordic ski club seeks help to clean trails
Gladys Faye Sears
Karin (AKA Karen) Vale Pikula
Werdell L. Fristedt
George R Brancato
News of the North - Elections are here
In The Bleachers With Wheaties - Playoffs Have Begun
Renegade Chef recipe: Black Beans and Brown Rice
Renegade Chef recipe: Citrus, Beet and Avocado Salad
Renegade Chef recipe: Vegetable Stew with Kale and Lentils
Letters to the Editor: Can we get back to American values?
Letters to the Editor: Ward cares about healthcare
Letters to the Editor: Mark Liedl - a proven manager
Letters to the Editor: What happened to protecting our kids?
Letters to the Editor: Rebuild America
letters to the editor
Larson, Tarara wed
Births - October 16
Births - October 9
October 15, 2014
Underdogs Bar and Grill demolished
A 100-year-old building in Jenkins was demolished Friday, Oct. 10. The former home of Underdogs Bar and Grill was damaged beyond repair in an Aug. 10 fire. Last Friday, the building was demolished by heavy equipment. The building's history started long before it was a bar. During...
October 15, 2014 - 3:31pm
September 25, 2014
Bank buildings begin journey south
Drivers' heads may have turned Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the sight of an abnormally large load that began its journey from Jenkins to Baxter. The First National Bank of Walker building in Jenkins was split in two, loaded onto two trucks and began its move to its new home as Lakes State...
September 25, 2014 - 11:49am
September 18, 2014
Lakes Area Well-Read Mom Book Club to meet
"This is the story of my life, that while I lived it weighed upon me and pressed against me and filled all my senses to overflowing and now is like a dream dreamed. ... This is my story, my giving of thanks." So begin the reflections of Hannah Coulter, the twice widowed protagonist...
September 18, 2014 - 2:24pm
September 17, 2014
Jenkins council adjusts per-meeting salaries
The Jenkins City Council in September approved several amendments to the ordinance regulating council and board members' salaries, giving them a slight raise per meeting. According to the ordinance, the mayor shall now receive a per regular meeting salary of $130, up from the previous...
September 17, 2014 - 4:05pm
Jenkins bank building to begin journey south
The First National Bank of Walker building in Jenkins has been split in two, is being loaded onto trucks and will begin its two-day journey to its new home in Baxter on Tuesday, Sept. 23, weather permitting. After the move and some remodeling, the building will reopen in Baxter as...
September 17, 2014 - 3:50pm
September 4, 2014
High end bike shop brings online pricing to Jenkins storefront
For years a popular online bike sales company has had inventory warehouses in Jenkins and Crosslake. As of July 2, the Jenkins warehouse opened a front end retail store called Crow Wing Cycleworks. Ben Gibbs and Tom Maschhoff are the owners of Crosslake Sales and Randombikeparts.com,...
September 4, 2014 - 2:49pm
August 28, 2014
Pages from the Past - August 28
50 years ago, Aug. 28, 1964 (Headline) Olin Rexall Drug grand opening today & Saturday Ben and Terry Olin will have the grand opening of their new Rexall Drug Store Friday and Saturday, Aug. 28 and 29. 25 years ago, Aug. 31, 1989 (Headline) Ponto returns zoning duties to county After...
August 28, 2014 - 5:48pm
August 20, 2014
Jenkins council sets meeting to discuss salaries
The Jenkins City council set a public hearing for Sept. 8 at 7 p.m.for an amendment to the ordinance which sets the council and planning commission salary.
August 20, 2014 - 11:14am
August 13, 2014
Historic Jenkins building burns
Underdogs Bar & Grill in Jenkins sustained heavy damage in a Sunday, Aug. 10, fire. The Pequot Lakes Fire Department responded to the call at 10:58 p.m. and requested mutual aid from Nisswa and Pine River fire departments. Fire crews cleared the scene after 1 a.m. the next morning....
August 13, 2014 - 1:59pm
July 24, 2014
Jenkins/PL VFW splits with Brainerd
The Jenkins/Pequot Lakes VFW baseball team split with Brainerd, losing the opener 11-1 before winning the second game 6-2, on Thursday, July 17, at Mills Field in Brainerd. In the opener, Cam Boller scored the only run for Jenkins/PL on a single by Jared Sewall. Ethan Lehman was...
July 24, 2014 - 2:43pm
July 16, 2014
Jenkins council approves park, open space plan
After the Jenkins Park Board reviewed open house comments to create a Master Park and Open Space Plan, the Jenkins City Council on Monday, July 14, approved the plan. Residents who attended the open houses that began at the end of May contributed to surveys that the park board...
July 16, 2014 - 2:25pm
June 18, 2014
City of Jenkins seeks election judges
The Jenkins City Council learned Monday, June 9, that the city is seeking election judges. "I only have two right now. I am in need of more for elections," said City Clerk Krista Okerman. The city needs a minimum of four judges who must be appointed by July 18. Training begins...
June 18, 2014 - 3:43pm