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News of the North - 2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Ice Fishing Extravaganza winners listed
Owatonna man wins truck at Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Motorists urged to use caution on Highway 371 Saturday during Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake
PAL Echo Journal - January 22
Pequot Lakes 5th-graders take first
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Gull Lake Drifters host snowmobile safety training
Marion Mae Willis
Robert C. Erlanson
Richard Sylvester Rosol
Gerald "Jerry" Peterschick
2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Echoland-Piper Shopper - January 23
Card Games - January 22
Senior Menu - January 22
Brainerd YMCA offers CPR course Feb. 9
Letters to the Editor: Wealth disparity
Cracker Barrel: Recipes for kindness
Letters to the Editor: Are Lueck, Heintzeman waving white flag on transportation?
Letters to the Editor: Climate change is a theory
Guest Column: Let's focus on priorities as we set new state budget
letters to the editor
Stiller 80th birthday
Births - January 15
January 23, 2015
Pequot Lakes 5th-graders take first
The Pequot Lakes fifth-grade girls took first place at their first tournament of the season last weekend in Verndale, defeating Royalton, Onamia and Frazee. The team includes, front row from left, Elisa Flaws, Carly Chaney, Sydnie Wgeishofski and Brittany Joyce; back row from left,...
January 23, 2015 - 2:09pm
January 22, 2015
PL Art Student of the Month for January - Gabe McBryde
I am a 17-year-old Pequot Lakes High School senior. I play trumpet and one day hope to start a band. I’ve moved around a lot from town to town,...
news / education
January 22, 2015 - 2:47pm
Perham rallies past Patriots 56-54
The Pequot Lakes Patriots girls’ basketball team’s three-game winning streak was snapped by the Perham Yellowjackets in a 56-54 non-conference loss on Monday, Jan. 19. The Patriots made just two of five free throws in the final 30 seconds before Perham sank two late free throws...
January 22, 2015 - 1:53pm
Patriots cruise past Wolverines
A total of 11 players scored as the Pequot Lakes Patriots boys’ basketball team cruised past Wadena-Deer Creek 66-30 in Mid-State Conference boys’ basketball action on Friday, Jan. 16. “We played pretty well, and it was nice to see that many guys score,” said Pequot Lakes...
January 22, 2015 - 1:45pm
PL 8th graders sweep Brainerd
The Pequot Lakes eighth-grade boys’ basketball team played Brainerd on Thursday, Jan. 15. The Patriots won the Red game 46-27 and claimed the White contest 41-25. Pequot Lakes had an admirable defensive effort in both games, according to coach Garry Grewe. In the Red game, Jordan...
January 22, 2015 - 12:45pm
January 21, 2015
Patriot JV falls to Perham
The Pequot Lakes junior varsity girls’ basketball team lost to Perham 58-44 on Monday, Jan. 19. Maggie Miska led the Patriots with 14 points while Karli Skog added nine and Molly Dotty eight. Pequot Lakes had earned home wins over Pillager and Wadena-Deer Creek last week. On...
January 21, 2015 - 2:50pm
Ryan becomes third-generation Eagle Scout
Of all the young boys across the nation who join the Scouts, only about 3 percent stick with it and become an Eagle Scout. Pequot Lakes High School senior Del Ryan did just that during his Court of Honor ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 17, just like his father, John, and grandfather,...
lifestyles / faces
January 21, 2015 - 12:14pm
Road Crew splits at Aitkin
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team defeated Pine City/Hinckley 67-6, but lost to Aitkin 45-22 on Thursday, Jan. 15. Joe Harrison and Spencer Richards both went 2-0 with two pins for the Road Crew. Against the Pine City, Tim Ryan opened with a forfeit win...
January 21, 2015 - 11:04am
January 16, 2015
Pequot Lakes structure fire
Fire departments from Pequot Lakes, Nisswa, Pine River and Ideal Township responded to a house fire south of Pequot Lakes around 10:45 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 16. The fire originated in the basement of the home on County Road 107. The cause of the fire is not yet known. According...
January 16, 2015 - 1:07pm
Patriots rally to edge Rangers
The visiting Pequot Lakes Patriots rallied for a 52-51 Mid-State Conference girls' basketball win over the Crosby-Ironton Rangers on Friday, Jan. 9. The Patriots trailed by as much as eight points early in the second half before rallying to improve to 2-0 in the conference and 8-3...
January 16, 2015 - 11:44am
January 15, 2015
Karr appointed to Pequot Lakes City Council
Greg Karr, who ran unsuccessfully for election in November, was appointed to the Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Karr was the only citizen to submit an application for the open council position. He succeeds Tyler Gardner, who resigned because he moved out of the city....
January 15, 2015 - 3:02pm
Pequot Lakes: Wastewater options estimated at $2 million
No one turned out for a public hearing Tuesday, Jan. 6, regarding a new Pequot Lakes wastewater treatment facility plan that could cost $2 million. The council will approve a plan in February to be sent to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for consideration. A new plan is needed...
January 15, 2015 - 3:01pm
January 14, 2015
Pequot Lakes School Board: Board adopts 2015-16 school calendar
Spring break 2016 will be a full week - March 21-25 - for the Pequot Lakes School District, and the school year will end in May 2016. The school board adopted the 2015-16 school calendar Monday, Jan. 12.
January 14, 2015 - 3:19pm
Pequot Lakes School Board: Erholtz elected school board chair
Mike Erholtz will chair the Pequot Lakes School Board in 2015, with Curt Johnson serving as vice chair and Susan Mathison-Young as clerk/treasurer. All school board meetings and work sessions will start at 6 p.m. for the rest of the year, the school board decided Monday, Jan. 12....
January 14, 2015 - 3:12pm
Pequot Lakes: City renews Kitchigami Regional Library Service contract
The Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 6, renewed a Kitchigami Regional Library Service contract, which offers Kitchigami library services to the Pequot Lakes Library. The contract also states that the Kitchigami Library System will give the Pequot Lakes Library $5,000 to...
January 14, 2015 - 2:46pm