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News of the North - Plunge & Patrick's
Celebrate St. Urho's Day March 7
Crow Wing County distributes $425,454 from timber, land sales
Going into business class offered in Brainerd
Three Way 10K is Saturday on Gull Lake
Area swimmers participate on YMCA Dolphin Swim team
Registration open for Sour Grapes run in June in Brainerd
Pequot Lakes 12U volleyball takes 2nd
Pequot Lakes 3rd-graders victorious
DNR wildlife to hold second open house for proposed Gull River WMA
Jean Marie Bock
Linda Louise Goodwin Ilstrup
Craig A. Zelinske
Ethelyn M. Carder
Isabella St. John
Renegade Chef recipe: Beef & Potato Parmesan
Renegade Chef recipe: Upside-Down Meat Loaf
Renegade Chef recipe: Hamburger & Wild Rice Casserole
Renegade Chef: Please don't help my hamburger
Eckankar discussion set March 7 in Brainerd
Dan-ecdotes: A welcome break from the norm
Guest Editorial: Transportation funding must be based on solid numbers
Letters to the Editor: Jenkins should agree to Highway 371 upgrade
Cracker Barrel: Gateway to Spring
Letters to the Editor: Mock trial team appreciates PAC donation
letters to the editor
Weiss 90th birthday
Births - March 5
Births - February 26
Weiss 95th birthday
Gearey 50th anniversary
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
Patriots cruise past Deer River
Gage Westlund scored 19 points for the Pequot Lakes Patriots, who made 12 three-point baskets, in their 69-33 win over the Deer River Warriors in a non-conference game on Tuesday, Nov. 25. Hunter Larson added 18 points and CJ Borleis 17 for the Patriots, who led 38-14 at the half....
December 4, 2014 - 12:01pm