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[KLICK] Lakes Jam 2015
[KLICK] 2015 Pine River Summerfest Parade
[KLICK] 2015 Pine River Summerfest Parade - Floats
[KLICK] Cass County Fair 2015
[VIDEO] Open house success at Echo Journal in Pequot Lakes
Three teams win during Pink Links event
Pete's Point: Area baseball teams in full swing
Cuyuna mountain bike trail receives additional funding
BASEBALL: Mesenbrink MVP for Patriots
SOFTBALL: Miska chosen MVP for Patriots
Joseph O. Loney
Trilby D. Witter
James R. Atwater
Lillian J. Edstrom
Yvonne (Moe) Hanson
Rain stops in time for Pequot Lakes Pet Parade
Faith: Deep cries out to deep
Renegade Chef recipe: Beer-Can Chicken
Renegade Chef: With apologies to my aunt
Essentia Health takes on deadly sepsis
MMBA Home Show
From the Left Hand Corner: Health care costs are grossly excessive
Cracker Barrel: The No S Diet
Grim's Tales: Weddings are to guests like peanuts are to lab monkeys
The Last Windrow: Small-town festivals have big hearts
Guest Editorial: Special session not so 'special' this time
letters to the editor
June 24, 2015
Dru Sjodin's mother calls Minnesota sex offender ruling 'disheartening'
Disheartening is the word Linda Walker used to describe a federal judge's decision to declare the Minnesota Sex Offender Program unconstitutional Wednesday, June 17. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Donovan Frank does not order specific changes to the program, but without...
June 24, 2015 - 11:52am
Looking Back - June 25
10 years ago, June 23, 2005 Pequot Lakes Police Chief Mark Forsberg resigns after 21 years. 20 years ago, June 29, 1995 Adirondack of Nisswa completes renovations and reopens to the public. 30 years ago, June 27, 1985 Nisswa School children spending time in the municipal...
June 24, 2015 - 11:50am
Pequot Lakes High School honor roll announced
The following Pequot Lakes High School students were named to the fourth-quarter honor roll: A honor roll 12th grade Nicole K. Barta, Jacqueline T. Brine-Doyle, Emilee P. Buell, Brittany A. Chisholm, Sebastian V. Elsenpeter, Adam Glenski, Joshua Gudahl, Eric Gyllenblad, Patricia...
news / education
June 24, 2015 - 11:49am
Pequot Lakes: City accepts tentative road turnback agreement with county
Three members of the Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, June 16, agreed to accept a tentative road turnback agreement with Crow Wing County where the city would receive a total of $5,380,000 to take over ownership of three key road segments when Highway 371 expands to four lanes...
June 24, 2015 - 11:49am
June 19, 2015
40&8 fundraiser planned Friday at Pequot Legion
The Pequot Lakes American Legion will sell brats and chips starting at 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 19, in the east parking lot at the Legion. Proceeds from the 40&8 fundraiser will go to nurses' training scholarships. In case of inclement weather, the fundraiser will be in the Legion...
June 19, 2015 - 11:02am
Faith: Are you afraid of misfortune?
When I was a young man just starting out at my first pastorate in Breckenridge, Minnesota, an insurance salesman came to the parsonage and showed a video to my wife and me. It featured a man who was well-to-do since he had a good-paying job as one of the executives of a large corporation....
June 19, 2015 - 11:01am
Grace United Methodist to host rummage sale
The 20th annual Grace United Methodist Church rummage sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 25-26, and 8-10 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at the church in Pequot Lakes. Items will be given for donation only on June 27. Donations to the rummage sale will...
June 19, 2015 - 10:28am
Pequot Lakes Library to hold afghan raffle
The Pequot Lakes Friends of the Library will sponsor another afghan raffle at the library. Local volunteer Pat Wiggins hand-knitted and donated a medium-blue colored afghan for the raffle. It is on display in the main section of the library into July. Raffle tickets are $5 each...
June 19, 2015 - 10:20am
June 18, 2015
Pequot Lakes: School board approves next year's budget
In their Monday, June 15, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously agreed to the draft budget for the 2015-16 school year. The budget, drafted by business manager Jenny Max, indicates the district will work with a deficit of more than $540,000 in the coming school year. In...
June 18, 2015 - 2:22pm
June 17, 2015
Pequot Lakes Baptist Church announces events
Pequot Lakes Baptist Church announces the following events: • Charles Aling, history professor at the University of Northwestern, will speak from 11 a.m. to noon every Sunday through Aug. 9 at the church. These free talks are open to the public. • The church will host a garage...
June 17, 2015 - 11:48am
June 16, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Bobber Park appreciated
My younger sister and I would like to express our appreciation for Bobber Park. We enjoy how it adds a nice central meeting place in the location where it's at. It allows a relaxing area to rest or play after enjoying the Paul Bunyan Trail. We like the playground addition at Trailside...
opinion / letters to the editor
June 16, 2015 - 10:47am
Pequot Lakes Pet Pageant, Parade set June 20
The sixth annual Pequot Lakes Pet Pageant and Parade will be Saturday, June 20. Registration will be at 10:30 a.m. at Pequot Lakes High School with the parade starting at 11 a.m. Entries are free. To watch the pooches, ponies, pigs, pigeons, parrots and more, the event will head...
June 16, 2015 - 9:29am
June 15, 2015
[VIDEO] Lightning off to spectacular start
Pete talks with Tyler Wittwer, a Nisswa Lightning baseball player and coach in the Nisswa Lightninig Baseball Camp Youth Camp.
June 15, 2015 - 11:38am
June 11, 2015
Echo Publishing to host open house June 25
Echo Publishing will host a customer appreciation open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Thursday, June 25, at the Echo Publishing office in Pequot Lakes, 4285 W. Lake St. Stop by to meet the Echo Journal staff and to receive a free Echo Journal newspaper, Echoland Piper Shopper, hot dog...
June 11, 2015 - 4:46pm
Pequot Lakes All-Class Reunion slated Aug. 1-2
The all-class reunion weekend for Pequot Lakes High School attendees will be Saturday and Sunday, Aug.1-2, at Pequot Lakes High School. Classes will have individual reunions Saturday with an informal gathering at the Pequot Lakes American Legion Club that evening. On Sunday, Aug....
June 11, 2015 - 10:51am