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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Dick's wins auction for Sports Authority brand
Itasca County beheading: Woman charged in connection with death
Pine River duck races start year 25
Yoga, pilates offered in Crosslake; dance studio relocates in Pequot Lakes
Giant diamond fails to sell at auction, trade interested
Trap Shooting: Patriots finish 22nd at state
NLYA to host golf tournament Aug. 28
Pequot Lakes shooters 22nd at MSHSL state tournament
Pequot Lakes 14U team takes first
Baseball: Lightning defeat Miners
Donald O. Bergersen
Eric Allen Brunes
Everett H. Gildow
Vogt's Notes: It's a great time to live, work and play in lakes area
Letter to the editor: Be careful around fireworks
The Last Windrow: Recalling the Fourth of years past
Guest Column: A tribute to Orval Nelson
Letter to the editor: Gun control requirements are in place
letters to the editor
Births-June 16, 2016
Declaration of Independence to be read July 4 in Fairfield Township
80th Birthday: Evelyn Matthies
75th Birthday: Ron Juhl
60th Wedding Anniversary: Rawleigh and Ila Tougas
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...
lifestyles / faces
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...
lifestyles / faces
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
Smith Family Thanksgiving is Nov. 27 in Pine River
The annal Smith Family Thanksgiving featuring turkey and fixings will be from noon to 2 p.m. at the Pine River American Legion. Freewill donations will be accepted. Delivery is available. Call 218-947-3500 or 218-587-2120 by Wednesday, Nov. 26. This has been an annual tradition...
November 20, 2014 - 1:46pm
Breakfast with Santa set Nov. 29 in Crosslake
The Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion Auxiliary will host the annual Breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 29, and the annual Christmas Bazaar and Cookie Walk from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Both events will be held at the Legion. Breakfast with...
November 20, 2014 - 12:49pm
November 6, 2014
Backus American Legion to host Whitetail Weekend
The Backus American Legion and Auxiliary will hold its annual Whitetail Weekend Nov. 7 and 8 in conjunction with the opening of the firearms deer season. Activities will begin Friday with the clubrooms opening at noon. There will be a Goodies Galore Auxiliary Bake Sale from 3 p.m....
November 6, 2014 - 1:26pm