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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
MnDOT asks Nisswa to vote on 20 ft. noise barrier for downtown
Small plane crashes near Pine River
Nisswa: Business owner shares concerns about possible railing during repairs
PR-B to host Kindergarten Roundup April 23
Pequot Lakes: School district looks into CEO Program
Pete's Point: Spring training remains popular in Florida
Felthous chosen team, conference MVP
Pequot Lakes' 8th graders 1-2 at Rogers
Pequot Lakes: Borleis, Struss honored
Pequot Lakes: Wiebolt chosen Patriots' MVP
Mark Alan Johnson
Cyril M. Nix
Leon "Tex" Hoemberg
Figure skaters go Into the Wild
Chef's Hat recipe: Rainbow Spring Salad
Chef's Hat recipe: Asparagus Strawberry Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
Chef's Hat recipe: Fresh Apple Salad with Grilled Chicken and Crumbled Cheddar
Chef's Hat: Those super salads
Dan-ecdotes: The highs and lows of owning a cat, continued
Letters to the Editor: Corporate greed or malfeasance or both?
Letters to the Editor:Teacher tenure
Letters to the Editor: A look at our problems
Letters to the Editor: Cass Sheriff's Department thanked
letters to the editor
Weiss 90th birthday
Births - March 19
Births - March 5
Births - February 26
Small plane crashes near Pine River
March 18, 2015
Pequot Lakes School Board: Board asks state to increase funding
During their Monday, March 16, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board agreed to ask state legislators to support a resolution calling for formula funding growth for districts and students in Minnesota. With the resolution, the state would fund school districts to a level that exceeds...
March 18, 2015 - 12:55pm
February 19, 2015
In The Bleachers With Wheaties - Fall Season Is In Full Swing
The dynamic duo is back! Pete and Wheaties have returned and are jumping right into fall sports. Both Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus football have started the year off good, with PR-B defeating Pillager for the first time. Volleyball for both schools is reving up, while PL tennis...
February 19, 2015 - 2:56pm
Fifty Lakes: Council approves yearly appointments
During their January meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a number of appointments for the city in the coming year, according to draft meeting minutes. Council member Greg Buchite was named acting mayor, as well as the weed inspector and head of the roads and maintenance...
February 19, 2015 - 2:20pm
February 4, 2015
BASKETBALL: Patriots' JV team downs Park Rapids
The Pequot Lakes junior varsity boys' basketball team assumed a 22-13 lead on way to a 51-24 victory over Park Rapids on Friday. Jan. 30. Cody Huss led the Patriots in scoring with 13 points, Michael Plummer added 10, Nathan Traut nine and Zach Sjoblad eight. "We had a good second...
February 4, 2015 - 12:51pm
January 29, 2015
Pequot Lakes: School board holds retreat
On Monday, Jan.
January 29, 2015 - 7:17am
January 21, 2015
Road Crew splits at Aitkin
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team defeated Pine City/Hinckley 67-6, but lost to Aitkin 45-22 on Thursday, Jan. 15. Joe Harrison and Spencer Richards both went 2-0 with two pins for the Road Crew. Against the Pine City, Tim Ryan opened with a forfeit win...
January 21, 2015 - 11:04am
December 19, 2014
Pequot Lakes: School board approves 2015 levy
The Pequot Lakes School Board on Monday, Dec. 15, unanimously agreed to certify the district's final levy for 2015, totalling $4,845,786. The total levy is 2.48 percent higher than the previous year's $4,728,493 levy. According to district business manager Jenny Max, Pequot Lakes...
December 19, 2014 - 3:37pm
December 11, 2014
Patriots split with TRF, EGF
The Pequot Lakes girls' basketball team hosted a pair of non-conference opponents from northwestern Minnesota as they lost to Thief River Falls...
December 11, 2014 - 10:43am
Pequot Lakes High School Student of the Month - Kiley Anderson
Parents: Jessicka and Matt Hochmayr of Breezy Point Activities, hobbies, interests: Art, forensics, animals, baby sitting, being on the lake, being with friends and family, cosmetology and shopping. Future plans: Debating between doing my generals at Central Lakes College or...
news / education
December 11, 2014 - 10:23am
December 10, 2014
Larson, Patriots roll past W-DC
Hunter Larson scored a career-high 26 points for the Pequot Lakes Patriots in their 63-32 Mid-State Conference opening win over the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines on Friday, Dec. 5. Larson connected on five 3-point baskets to lead the Patriots. "(W-DC) was down a little, and we didn't...
December 10, 2014 - 5:02pm
Fifty Lakes: Council approves water supply truck improvements
According to draft minutes of its November meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council unanimously agreed to authorize the city fire department to purchase wiring and miscellaneous fitting to bring the water supply truck to National Fire Protection Association standards, costing the city...
December 10, 2014 - 2:43pm
December 4, 2014
Pequot Lakes School District: Community attends mental health presentation
After experiencing a pair of tragedies in the past five months, the Pequot Lakes School District brought psychologist George Tetreault to the high school auditorium Monday, Nov.
December 4, 2014 - 1:42pm
Adkins takes title, Road Crew 3rd
After graduating a number of good wrestlers last year the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew placed a respectable third at the Wadena-Deer Creek tournament on Saturday, Nov. 29. Perham finished first with 241 points, followed by Badger/Greenbush/Middle River with 185 and...
December 4, 2014 - 1:31pm
Pete's Point: Area graduates excel on basketball court
There's only a handful of Pequot Lakes and Pine RIver-Backus graduates currently playing basketball at the collegiate level. So, the past two weeks have been special as three of those graduates were Athletes of the Week while a fourth player was nominated for the honor at their...
December 4, 2014 - 12:16pm
Pequot Lakes Honor Roll
Pequot Lakes students named to honor roll The following Pequot Lakes fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders were named to the first-quarter honor roll: 5th grade 'A' honor roll Quady Bernu, Logan S. Carlson, Carly Chaney, Lola Eastwood, Morgan Eckes, Elisa R. Flaws, Riley...
news / education
December 4, 2014 - 12:06pm