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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
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
Man who nearly died in Alexandria medical helicopter crash in dispute with employer
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
October 24, 2016
Backus American Legion to host adult Halloween party
The Backus American Legion's annual adult Halloween party will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, featuring costume contest prizes, potluck hors d'oeuvres, free cash and customer drawings and the announcement of the winner with the best guess on the weight of the Great Pumpkin.
October 24, 2016 - 9:41am
September 16, 2016
Pequot Legion to host fundraiser dinner Friday
Brats will be sold from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Pequot Lakes American Legion Post #49 as a 40&8 fundraiser to benefit nurses training scholarships. Brats with sauerkraut and chips will be available for $3.
September 16, 2016 - 9:31am
July 14, 2016
Legion Baseball: Nisswa blanked by Sauk Rapids
The Nisswa legion baseball team had the only three hits, being shut out 8-0 by Sauk Rapids on Friday, July 8. Bryce Flanagan, Jake Meyer and McCale Peterson tallied the only hits for Nisswa, earning one each. Hanson Devine took the loss on the mound for Nisswa, pitching three innings...
July 14, 2016 - 10:24am
September 11, 2015
Backus Legion Auxiliary to host breakfast
The Backus American Legion Auxiliary's monthly breakfast will be held from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 13. It includes fried or scrambled eggs, pancakes or French toast, sausage and bacon, coffee and juice for $7 for adults and $4 for children under age 7. The lounge opens at 9...
September 11, 2015 - 11:10am
September 10, 2015
Backus Legion to host membership, vets dinner
The Backus American Legion will hold its annual membership and veterans recognition dinner Saturday, Sept. 12. Social time will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a complimentary ham and turkey dinner for members of the Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion and their guests at 7...
September 10, 2015 - 11:47am
September 3, 2015
Pequot Lakes Legion to bring back dances at Pig Roast Saturday
The Pequot Lakes American Legion will host a fundraising pig roast Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Legion, both inside the building and in the parking lot. The event, which will begin at 2 p.m., will feature a free meal (funds will be raised by freewill donations), a beer wagon, a five-piece...
September 3, 2015 - 2:16pm
August 20, 2015
Pequot Lakes American Legion commander lives to serve
In an organization that prides itself on community service, Pequot Lakes' Ken Meyer stands out. The Pequot Lakes American Legion post commander...
August 20, 2015 - 2:46pm
July 16, 2015
Backus Legion announces events calendar
Frankie Lamb's Frankly Country Band will return to the Backus American Legion from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, July 19, playing classic country, pop, old-time and swing. The dance will be followed by a dinner from 6 p.m. until gone of Barb's Oven-Fried Chicken with mashed potatoes, gravy, a...
July 16, 2015 - 11:02am
June 25, 2015
Crosslake student raises money for Legion
In their first year as part of its online program, Crosslake Community School high school students were charged with getting out in their community...
June 25, 2015 - 2:41pm
Pete's Point: Area baseball teams in full swing
As the summer weather heats up, so do the youth baseball action for area youth baseball teams - like the Crosslake/Fifty Lakes/Pequot Lakes and Nisswa Legion squads and the Pequot Lakes VFW. All three teams should have winning records this summer, but they've each taken different...
June 25, 2015 - 2:25pm
January 23, 2015
Backus Legion to host Super Sunday party, food shelf event
The Backus American Legion will sponsor a Super Sunday football party Feb. 1, beginning at 5 p.m. The event includes complimentary potluck food and door prizes, free party games with winners awarded gift certificates, a meat raffle and discounted beverage specials. Donations for...
January 23, 2015 - 1:59pm
December 3, 2014
Backus Legion Auxiliary remembers troops at Christmas
Members of the Backus American Legion Auxiliary met Saturday, Nov.
December 3, 2014 - 2:07pm
November 26, 2014
Celebrate Nisswa City of Lights on Friday
Nisswa will host its annual City of Lights Celebration on Friday, Nov. 28, culminating with fireworks and live music in a tent at the Pickle...
November 26, 2014 - 12:29pm
November 25, 2014
Backus Legion, Auxiliary to host holiday events
Christmas parties for adults and children, a gift-giving program for needy children, gifts for the troops, Christmas Eve Day reception and New Year's Eve dinner and dance are included in holiday activities sponsored by the Backus American Legion and Auxiliary. The annual Christmas...
November 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
November 20, 2014
Nisswa Legion Auxiliary honors Nisswa educators
Nov. 17-21 is American Education Week. The Nisswa American Legion Auxiliary honors educators each year by treating them to fruit and muffins...
November 20, 2014 - 2:08pm