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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Supreme Court partly strikes down state drunken driving test refusal laws
Vehicles crash near Wal-Mart parking lot
Vikings prevail in US Bank Stadium ‘photobombing’ lawsuit
Weather service confirms Sunday's twisters: More dramatic damage, stories emerge
Armed man opens fire in German cinema complex, up to 50 hurt
Coaches thank athletes, parents at year-end banquet
Golf Leagues-June 23, 2016
Patriots finish 2nd at Class AA state tournament: Pequot Lakes enjoys best finish in program history
Pequot Lakes Softball - State Tournament, First Day
Girls golf: Stone finishes fourth at state
Wade Joseph Zelinske
Ronald J. Witt
Ernestine "Dolly" Swanson
Abigail Grace Segler
Stephanie Lynn Krugman
Pets on parade in Pequot Lakes
Faces: Eileen Kulseth - Cottage Place Art School
Faith: 'Who do you say that I am?'
Cancer survivors celebrate at PR-B Area Relay for Life
Majestic artworks on display in Nisswa
MMBA Home Show
From the Lefthand Corner: Sensible side of presidential choice in 2016
Letters to Editor: Filibuster on gun control
Letter to the editor: Got conscience?
Letter to the editor: Got conscience?
Letter to the Editor: City of Pequot Lakes appreciates grant
letters to the editor
22nd Birthday: Alyssie Poozer
90th Birthday: Joe Thesing
Engagement Announced: Becky Wohl and Troy Haukos
Engagement Announced: Andrea Borden and Brent Egan
Wedding Announced: Joanna Larson and Brandon Johns
June 8, 2016
Letters to the Editor: Conflict of interest in Manhattan Beach
There's a huge conflict of interest in Manhattan Beach politics. The mayor and mayor pro tem (husband and wife) propose legislation to fill their pockets at the public's expense. This is the third time the Allen family has attempted to rezone their corner horse pasture to commercial...
opinion / letters to the editor
June 8, 2016 - 11:20am
November 20, 2015
Nisswa: Mayor misses meetings because of illness, shares thoughts
Nisswa mayor Harold Kraus was unable to attend the October or November city council meetings because of illness. As mayor pre tem, council member...
November 20, 2015 - 12:08pm
October 5, 2015
Brainerd mayor James Wallin dies
James Wallin, 73, longtime Brainerd mayor, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, Sept. 26. Wallin grew up east of Nisswa in Pelican Township and graduated in 1959 from Pequot Lakes High School. His twin brother, John, wrote the following after his brother's death: "Today is one of...
October 5, 2015 - 12:56pm
April 15, 2015
Crosslake: Roe discusses city's future at Chautauqua
In the first Chautauqua program of the year, Crosslake mayor Steve Roe spoke with roughly 25 residents about the future of the city. In a change...
April 15, 2015 - 11:09am
February 19, 2015
Nisswa: Council, department heads gather
Nisswa City Council members and department heads alike agreed that an open discussion held Wednesday, Feb. 11, was productive and such meetings would be beneficial to have somewhat regularly. Mayor Harold Kraus scheduled the workshop because he'd heard around the community "that...
February 19, 2015 - 10:23am
February 4, 2015
Roe looks forward to term as mayor
Steve Roe moved to Crosslake in 2000, and he's been working to improve the city ever since. Now, he has the chance to do that as Crosslake's...
lifestyles / faces
February 4, 2015 - 3:00pm
January 28, 2015
Lake Shore: North appointed to council
Earl North was appointed to a Lake Shore City Council seat Monday, Jan. 26, filling a vacancy created when former council member John Poston was elected mayor. North will fulfill the remaining two years of Poston's council term. Kevin Eagan and Wayne Anderson, who both serve on...
January 28, 2015 - 10:57am
January 14, 2015
Lillehei takes reins as Breezy Point mayor
This month, Breezy Point's Tom Lillehei stepped down from his four-year term as city council member and became the city's mayor. "It is really...
lifestyles / faces
January 14, 2015 - 2:59pm
December 23, 2014
Pages from the Past - December 25
60 years ago, Dec. 24, 1954 (Headline) Arnold Shamp dies Thursday at home in Mankato; services to be held Monday (Headline) Cass Welfare Board reports on November activities 50 years ago, Dec. 25, 1964 (Headline) Burglars get large amount of loot in Pequot Lakes...
December 23, 2014 - 11:59am
November 19, 2014
Pine River: Council discusses future vacancy
The Pine River City Council on Wednesday, Nov. 12, discussed a council vacancy that will be left by Tamara Hansen, who was elected mayor. Because Hansen is currently a council member, her position will be considered vacant once she takes her place as mayor in January. To fill the...
November 19, 2014 - 3:59pm
November 13, 2014
Area Cass County uncontested race results listed
Following are results for area Cass County uncontested races from the Tuesday, Nov. 4, general election. Chickamaw Beach Mayor: Donald Van Vorst, incumbent, 47; one write-in. Council (two seats): Murel Backman, incumbent, 40; Wayne Sherwood, incumbent, 46. East Gull...
November 13, 2014 - 2:12pm
November 5, 2014
Pine River: Hansen wins mayoral seat vacated by Sabas
Tamara Hansen, a current city council member, is the new mayor of Pine River. She received 141 votes Tuesday, Nov. 4, while Lynn Hollaran got 110 votes. “I am happy with the results of the election for myself and for the council,” Hansen said. “We have worked very well in...
November 5, 2014 - 3:09pm
Fifty Lakes: Anick elected mayor
Tim Anick has been elected the new mayor of Fifty Lakes. Anick garnered 162 votes in Tuesday's election, good enough for 64.54 percent of...
November 5, 2014 - 3:05am
Nisswa: Kraus to return to mayor's seat
The Nisswa City Council will have a new look in 2015. Harold Kraus will return as mayor after defeating John Ryan for the post Tuesday, Nov....
November 5, 2014 - 2:45am
Crosslake: Roe elected mayor
The city of Crosslake has elected Steve Roe as its new mayor. Roe, who currently serves on the city council, defeated incumbent mayor Darrell...
November 5, 2014 - 2:41am