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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes Baptist Church to host missions conference
Crosslake church to fight against mental health stigma - Aims to establish local services
Crosslake: Police chief to retire
Lake Shore: City to send impounded dogs to Babinski Foundation
Minn. security instructor pepper sprays autistic man eating cookie from grocery store sample tray
Run for the Lakes set for April 29
Twins miss out on sweep of Rangers, as Santiago mourns
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
Patriots blank Tigers - Lehman, Meister combine for no-hitter
Tigers go 2-1 at Park Rapids tournament - Team loses first game of the season
Looking Back - April 27, 2017
Reminders-April 27, 2017
Crosslake Christian Assembly to host concert Sunday
A festival of theatre at CLC, April 28 and 29
Mark Conway to close out Verse Like Water series
Faith column: Finding the peace of Christ at jail
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
As I see it: What do the American people really want?
The Last Windrow: A dry line fishing opener
letters to the editor
Births-April 19, 2017
Robert and Janet Timmins
Betty Olson- Wolkenhauer- Lovegreen
Births-April 11, 2017
March 2, 2017
Sheriff's offices warn of deteriorating ice
As unseasonably warm weather quickly deteriorates ice conditions on lakes across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
March 2, 2017 - 9:25pm
February 24, 2017
Cass County: Warm weather leads to poor conditions on area lakes
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have significantly deteriorated area lakes, especially landings. Several landings, including on Leech Lake, are reported to be in poor condition. The Cass County Sheriff's Office assisted...
February 24, 2017 - 12:02am
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
September 2, 2016
WAPOA holds groundwater protection seminar
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) hosted a groundwater quality seminar Thursday, Aug. 25, for community members to learn how to take care of the water in their wells and lakes and how to ensure safe drinking water. --- Resources For more information on groundwater...
September 2, 2016 - 9:51am
February 18, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council approves cost-of-living increase
In their February meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a 1.5 percent cost-of-living pay increase for all city employees beginning Feb. 1, according to the city's draft meeting minutes. Council member Greg Buchite abstained from voting, but all other members voted in favor....
February 18, 2016 - 11:42am
December 30, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council sets 2016 levy
In their December meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed to set the city's 2016 levy at $444,768, according to the city's draft meeting minutes. The city's general fund is set at $209,583 for the coming year, while $176,185 is set aside for road and bridge maintenance. The city's...
December 30, 2015 - 10:46am
November 1, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council to update land use ordinance
In their Oct. 13 meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed to hire John Sumption with Crow Wing County to assist with re-writing of the city's land use ordinance, with costs not to exceed $10,000, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. The council agreed a draft of the...
November 1, 2015 - 8:00am
July 28, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council to raise bartender wages
In their July meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council unanimously agreed to increase the minimum wage of bartenders to $9 an hour, in accordance with state law, beginning Aug. 1. In addition, the council voted in favor of amending the city's liquor ordinance, allowing the sale of intoxicating...
July 28, 2015 - 10:11am
July 16, 2015
WAPOA to present water quality strategies for lake trout July 21
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) invites all to attend a workshop and seminar at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, at the Ideal Community Center to discuss a recent study of lake trout population in Big Trout Lake. Peter Jacobson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
July 16, 2015 - 11:14am
June 12, 2015
Love of the Lakes 2015
The Love of the Lakes 2015 online e-edition. CLICK HERE!
June 12, 2015 - 11:59am
Cogan finds success in archery
Jackie Cogan of Pequot Lakes has had an interest in archery since high school, but never really participated in the activity until last year....
May 12, 2015 - 2:51pm
Fifty Lakes: Council donates to Initiative Foundation
During their April meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed by a 4-1 vote to donate $350 to the Initiative Foundation of Little Falls. The Initiative Foundation is an organization that works to strengthen the economies and communities of central Minnesota through loans, grants,...
May 12, 2015 - 2:39pm
April 29, 2015
Run for the Lakes
Nearly 1,100 runners made their way to Nisswa on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, for the eighth annual Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes. The...
April 29, 2015 - 3:16pm
April 27, 2015
KLICK: Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes 1K and 5K
The eighth annual Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes Kids 1K Fun Run and 5K Run/Walk were held Friday, April 24, 2015, in Nisswa. For more photos,...
April 27, 2015 - 1:51pm
April 22, 2015
Pequot Lakes: School board closes grade 5 open enrollment
During their Monday, April 20, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously agreed to close open enrollment for fifth-grade students for the coming school year. "I just want to make sure we are being transparent about the 'why' behind that," superintendent Chris Lindholm told...
April 22, 2015 - 10:32am