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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Brainerd Jaycees take on minnows
Man, 47, dies in crash in Aitkin County
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Dylan gives first interview in three years to AARP magazine
Passers-by, Patrolman, nurse help save life in crash
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Olive Ruth Boyum
Clifford F. Boeder
Marion Mae Willis
Clifford Ferdinand Boeder
2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Echoland-Piper Shopper - January 23
Card Games - January 22
Senior Menu - January 22
Brainerd YMCA offers CPR course Feb. 9
Letters to the Editor: Wealth disparity
Cracker Barrel: Recipes for kindness
Letters to the Editor: Are Lueck, Heintzeman waving white flag on transportation?
Letters to the Editor: Climate change is a theory
Guest Column: Let's focus on priorities as we set new state budget
letters to the editor
Stiller 80th birthday
Births - January 15
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
Patriots' junior varsity 2-0
The Pequot Lakes junior varsity boys' basketball team improved to 2-0 overall after defeating Aitkin 65-24 on Nov. 21, and then downing Deer River 58-28 on Nov. 25. At Aitkin, Cody Huss had 19 points, Michael Plummer added nine. and Nathan Traut and Kirk Johnson each had seven. Against...
December 4, 2014 - 11:55am
November 26, 2014
Patriots Perspective: It's back - Free student breakfast returns to Pequot Lakes
As you recall, last school year in March and April the Pequot Lakes School District ran a two-month trial in which we offered every currently enrolled student a free breakfast. The two-month trial was extremely successful and we learned that offering a free breakfast to every student...
news / education
November 26, 2014 - 4:27pm
November 25, 2014
Revolution dance team to kick off season with Dec. 4 show
The Pequot Lakes High School Revolution Dance Team will kick off the 2014-15 season with a show at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Pequot Lakes Athletic Center. The event is the dance team's biggest fundraiser. The program will showcase the Revolution varsity and junior varsity...
November 25, 2014 - 11:48am
November 24, 2014
Westlund leads Patriots past Gobblers
Sophomore Gage Westlund came off the bench to score a game-high 16 points and help the visiting Pequot Lakes Patriots boys' basketball team cruise past the Aitkin Gobblers 75-41 in the season opener for both teams on Friday, Nov. 21. Westlund scored 12 of the 16 points in the second...
November 24, 2014 - 5:21pm