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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake church to host Christmas Tea on Dec. 13
Heritage Group North brings back holiday tradition
Looking Back: Dec. 8, 2016
Police Blotter - Dec. 8, 2016
Backus: Council commends Braker
Dan-ecdotes: PL grad Miller overcomes injuries, finds niche in Bears defense
Tulenchik wins title at W-DC tourney: Road Crew place 9th overall
Lightning Squirt B takes second in Cloquet
Girls hockey: Lightning lose two of three
Snowmobile safety taught at PLHS
Dale E. Robinson
Francis Lee Cooley
Jean R. Prahm
Dr. Duane Lund
Cookie walk soothes holiday sweet tooth
Crosslake celebrates Holiday at the Dam
Pequot Lakes Woman's Club packs cookies for homebound
Pages from the Past - Dec. 8, 2016
Reminders: Dec. 8, 2016
Letter to the Editor: Pine River Chamber thanks snowplowers, linemen
Letter to the Editor: United we stand; divided we fall
As I See It: Tyranny comes in many forms
Faith: The holiday gathering
Letter to the Editor: This is what they are teaching at a 'Christian' school?
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Harold Hanson
50th Wedding Anniversary: James and Mary Ann Zander
50th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Elizabeth Trusty
Three Fold Fraser Celebration
90th Birthday: Gerald "Keebler" Nelson
Looking Back: Dec. 8, 2016
40 years ago, Dec. 9, 1976 The Department of Natural Resources announced an end to the ban on open burning and outdoor smoking in northern Minnesota that had been in effect since August. (Photo) Dorothy and Mary Ann Wannebo put on puppet shows for kindergartners, first-graders and...
6 hours 45 min ago
November 30, 2016
Christmas for Kids reaches out to local families: Signup deadlines are approaching
Christmas for Kids has been helping local families during the holiday season for more than 30 years. Volunteers are hard at work preparing this...
November 30, 2016 - 9:43am
Nisswa: Holiday lights, fireworks light up downtown
Downtown Nisswa is officially festive for the holidays after the annual Nisswa City of Lights Festival on Friday, Nov. 25. The event is traditionally...
November 30, 2016 - 9:31am
You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch
The Grinch, played for the past 10 years by Gene Roth, poses with lakes area royalty Friday, Nov. 25, at the Nisswa City of Lights Festival....
November 30, 2016 - 9:13am
November 29, 2016
[KLICK GALLERY] Nisswa City of Lights 2016
The annual Nisswa City of Lights Festival was Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. For more photos, KLICK here!
November 29, 2016 - 8:54am
November 24, 2016
Nisswa: Council appoints committee to update comp plan
The Nisswa City Council began the process of updating its comprehensive plan Wednesday, Nov. 16, by appointing a 12-person steering committee to begin the task. The first of six steering committee meetings will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6. Council member Fred Heidmann voted against...
November 24, 2016 - 8:45am
November 23, 2016
Nisswa: City asked to adopt cat ordinance
The executive director of Heartland Animal Rescue Team in Baxter made a plea to the Nisswa City Council on Wednesday, Nov. 16, regarding an exploding stray cat population. Donna Wambeke told the council in a memo that HART can no longer afford to take in all the stray cats from Nisswa...
November 23, 2016 - 8:50am
November 21, 2016
Fire causes $750,000 in damage at Dean's Auto Parts
A fire that destroyed Dean's Auto Parts in Baxter Friday night and sent fireballs into the sky caused $750,000 in damages, Brainerd Fire Chief...
November 21, 2016 - 10:42pm
November 17, 2016
Nisswa City of Lights Festival is Nov. 25
Nisswa welcomes the holiday season by lighting up downtown Friday, Nov. 25, as part of the annual City of Lights Festival. Festivities will begin in the afternoon, with the lights adorning trees, fences, stores and other buildings coming on at 5:30 p.m. The rest of the day's activities...
November 17, 2016 - 10:22am
November 16, 2016
Schools celebrate Veterans Day in multiple ways
Area schools celebrated Veterans Day with various programs designed to honor local veterans Friday, Nov. 11. Pequot Lakes Pequot Lakes High School...
November 16, 2016 - 1:18pm
Dan-ecdotes: North Stars improve standing off ice
The Breezy Point North Stars have found success on the ice so far this season. They currently lead the West Division with an 15-3-1 record. They...
November 16, 2016 - 9:38am
Nisswa man, who inspired so many in community, dies
NISSWA—Hanspeter Borgwarth, who was an inspiration and mentor to many in the Brainerd lakes area, passed away peacefully Monday at his rural...
November 16, 2016 - 8:52am
November 11, 2016
Gorka to perform concert Nov. 18 in Nisswa
John Gorka will return for a Grassroots Concert performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in the Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar in Nisswa....
November 11, 2016 - 9:57am
November 9, 2016
American Legion sees increase in female leadership: Gina Taylor is commander of Nisswa Legion
On Veterans Day, Americans honor and thank those who have served their country. Along with their military duties, many veterans and active service...
November 9, 2016 - 12:15pm
Nisswa: Heidmann tops Jacobson for mayor by 33 votes
Two current Nisswa City Council members vied for the mayor's position, and Fred Heidmann came out on top by 33 votes Tuesday, Nov. 8, to lead...
November 9, 2016 - 12:28am