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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
UW-Madison announces area winter graduates
Local students named to St. Cloud State University dean's list
Fall 2017 Dean's List at Bemidji State University
New Casey's General Store
Snowfall accumulation misses mark in Brainerd lakes area
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Zachary Zane Braund
Larry D. Johnson
Donna Rae Wood
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
December 27, 2017
Girls Hockey: Lightning split games
The Northern Lakes Lightning defeated Morris-Benson 13-2 on Thursday, Dec. 22. No further information was available from that game. On Tuesday, Dec. 19, the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets tallied seven second-period goals en route to an 11-0 non-conference win over the Lightning. The...
December 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
December 22, 2017
Danecdotes: Lightning goalie learning as she goes
The Northern Lakes girls hockey team is coming off its best finish in team history. Even better, the Lightning lost just two seniors to graduation,...
December 22, 2017 - 9:00am
Rebuilding for Christmas - Wrights are grateful for their family this season
As the year comes to an end, many people tend to look back and take stock of what has happened over the last 12 months. For Todd and Shannon...
December 22, 2017 - 4:00am
December 20, 2017
Girls hockey: Lightning lose two straight
Alyssa Koslowski and Mackenzie Rickard netted goals for Northern Lakes, but the Lightning fell to Prairie Centre 9-2 on Friday, Dec. 15, in a Mid-State Conference game. Ari LeMieur recorded two assists for the Lightning, while Savannah Abear recorded one of her own. With the loss,...
December 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Boys hockey: Lightning tops W-DC, falls to Princeton
After three straight losses, the Northern Lakes Lightning boys hockey team bounced back with a 10-4 victory over the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines...
December 20, 2017 - 10:00am
December 13, 2017
Girls hockey: Lightning victorious in St. Paul
After a two-week break from games, the Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team picked up its second straight victory in a 6-3 effort over the St. Paul Blades Saturday, Dec. 9. Alyssa Koslowski scored two goals and registered one assist for the Lightning, while Caitlyn Guzman tallied...
December 13, 2017 - 4:30pm
December 7, 2017
Boys hockey: Lightning beat Prairie Centre in OT
The Lightning boys hockey team's season season began in exciting fashion as Northern Lakes topped Prairie Centre 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday,...
December 7, 2017 - 3:00am
November 30, 2017
Girls Hockey: Lightning top Lakers, improve to 2-2
The Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team brought its record back to .500 with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Lakes Lakers on Tuesday, Nov....
November 30, 2017 - 4:00am
November 27, 2017
Danecdotes: Lightning girls expect success despite inexperience
After the best finish in team history (19-6 overall), the Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team have high hopes for 2017-18, but expect some growing pains with a new head coach, two new goalies and a roster full of underclassmen. "We are a young team this year," coach Breanna...
November 27, 2017 - 3:30am
November 23, 2017
Girls hockey: Lightning win one of two
In two games over the past week, the Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team ended with mixed results. On Thursday, Nov. 16, the Lightning picked up their first victory of the season in a 4-1 win over Park Rapids. They followed that up two days later with a 10-1 defeat against...
November 23, 2017 - 4:30am
Lightning Bantam B takes first
The Northern Lakes Lightning Bantam B Team took the championship game at the River Lakes Tournament this past weekend in overtime with a score...
November 23, 2017 - 4:00am
November 19, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Nov. 19
AITKIN A new police officer has joined the force in Aitkin, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Colter Riedel was sworn in Nov. 6 at the Aitkin...
November 19, 2017 - 5:00am
November 16, 2017
MPR in Brainerd back on air after repairs
Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd got their daily dose of classical music and news after an audible drought brought on by lightning...
November 16, 2017 - 7:00am
November 15, 2017
Hockey: Lightning girls shut out in season opener
The Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team kicked off the 2017-2018 season with a 5-0 shutout loss to Henry Sibley on Friday, Nov. 10. The Lightning were only outshot by two to their opponent (23 shots to Henry Sibley's 25) but allowed two goals in four penalty kill opportunities...
November 15, 2017 - 4:30am
November 12, 2017
MPR in Brainerd off the air due to lightning damage
Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd who have grown accustomed to listening to classical music and tuning in for news were met recently...
November 12, 2017 - 4:00am