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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Serve camp packs meals for Operation Sandwich
Free non-surgical weight loss seminar scheduled Sept. 26
Crosslake starts new school year with more space
Lake Shore: Nisswa Legion donates money for police body cameras
Cities, counties get to decide on 'grandma pods' policy
Tennis: Patriots thrive in opening matches
Golf Leagues - Aug. 25, 2016
Practice begins for area teams
Football: Tigers hope to rebound from late-season upset
Tennis: New-look Patriots look to senior leadership
June M. Nygren
Harley Dean Eigenheer
John William Vessey, Jr.
Author Simar chosen as WILLA Literary Award finalist
Bluegrass concert on tap Sunday in Crosslake
Northwoods Art and Book Festival brings food fiction to town
Chef's Hat: Overabundance of oregano
Music showcase, community event on tap Aug. 26 in Emily
MMBA Home Show
The Cracker Barrel: Thirty days hath September
From the Lefthand Corner: Memories of Wendy
Vogt's Notes: Venture with us on s'more tour around Whitefish Chain
Faith: Anno mortis eius (in the year of her death)
Letters to the Editor: Local support for muskie stocking on Gull?
letters to the editor
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
Births-Aug. 11, 2016
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
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