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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
After strong winds and storm, state park campgrounds open
Woman, teen Boy Scout camping with Scout group killed in Boundary Waters storm
Pine River: Council seeks solution to cemetery operating costs
Prince estate's administrator dismisses claims by three
Itasca received most damage of state parks in northern Minnesota from storms
Golf Leagues-July 21, 2016
Patriots have assembled admirable track coaching staff
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Inside the Outdoors: Some records we'd rather not break
Eveland finds success on rodeo circuit
Morris "Morrie" G. Olson
Charles 'Chuck' C. Worcester
Gerhard "Jiggs" Shelstad
Marlen "Sam" Harris
Sweetheart Days goes to the dogs
'Being Mortal' community screening slated Sept. 22 in Crosby
Brainerd author's book named semifinalist
Artist gives glory to God for studio on the hill
Pages from the Past-July 21, 2016
MMBA Home Show
Letters to the Editor: Thanks to our supporters
Vogt's Notes: Is it time to sharpen your communication skills?
Danecdotes: Golf drives me crazy, and that's OK
Letters to the Editor: Muskie anglers won't cause parking overflow issue
The Last Windrow: Get off the lake when skies darken
letters to the editor
Births-July 21, 2016
90th Birthday: Bernelle "Bunny" Ferrell
25th Wedding Anniversary: Joy (Meinke) and William (Bill) Palmquist
60th Wedding Anniversary: Bob and Betty (Oliphant) Marshall
90th Birthday: Helen Smith
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
February 22, 2016
Heartland Cable Commission offers scholarships
The Heartland Cable Commission (HCC), which oversees cable television service to Breezy Point, Jenkins and Pequot Lakes, as well as Pelican and Jenkins townships, announced its scholarship program for 2016. For at least eight years, HCC has offered scholarships to residents of the...
February 22, 2016 - 8:56am
February 12, 2016
Clearing for new Hwy 371 four-lane road between Nisswa, Jenkins begins next week
Next week, crews will begin to clear trees along the new route for the future four-lane segment of Hwy 371 between Nisswa and Jenkins. One crew...
February 12, 2016 - 10:50am
Highway 371 expansion - Tree Clearing
Tree clearing has begun on Highway 371 north of Nisswa. For more photos, KLICK Here!
February 12, 2016 - 10:49am
January 13, 2016
Jenkins: Council receives donation for audio equipment
The Jenkins City Council accepted an anonymous donation Monday, Jan. 11, in the amount of $6,242 to buy audio visual equipment and furniture for the council chambers. The council also approved annual appointments, confirming Chuck Hoffman as police liaison to the city; Miller McDonald...
January 13, 2016 - 10:14am
December 23, 2015
Jenkins: Council approves decreased levy
The Jenkins City Council approved the final 2015 payable 2016 general tax levy amount at $252,200 on Monday, Dec. 14. Compared to the previous levy, this amount is a 5.146 percent decrease. The council also approved a $266,810.24 operational budget.
December 23, 2015 - 12:18pm
December 12, 2015
Public invited to learn about Nisswa to Jenkins Highway 371 four-lane expansion project at Dec. 15 open house
Area residents, business owners and motorists are invited to attend an open house to learn about, and provide input on, the Highway 371 Nisswa to Jenkins four-lane expansion project. The open house will be from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.
December 12, 2015 - 8:00am