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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Henry-Socha joins Essentia Health in Brainerd
Your Energized Year lifestyle change challenge starts week of Feb. 15
Lake-Friendly Development Awards applications being accepted
Nisswa Women's Club to host children's reading Feb. 13
Nisswa Winter Jubilee to be celebrated Feb. 12-14
PL fourth-graders win consolation championship
Alpine Skiing: Stone qualifies for state, Warrior girls finish third
Area Girls Basketball: Patriots prevail in paint in battle of ranked teams
Alpine Skiing: Mount Ski Gull team puts 11 skiers on podium
Free Salsa Cycles fat bike demo event set Friday
Gilbert H. "Gus" Nelson
Marlys Margaret (Berry) Sellers Forcier
Pamela Grace Smith
Irene J. Hansmann
Second Saturday events set at Crossing Arts Alliance
Guess whom I'm talking to again?
Nisswa teacher is rare expert in traditional skill
Look for Sticky the S'more at WinterFest
Calendar of events: Feb. 4, 2016
MMBA Home Show
Guest Editorial: Let's see where people stand on MNsure now
Letter to the Editor: Rely on truths and facts, not generalizations
Letters to the Editor: Government regulations have consequences
Letters to the Editor: Not all veterans were welcomed back
As I See It: Reality shows and other things
letters to the editor
February 7, 2016
Pequot Lakes: Mock trial tops Ashby
The Pequot Lakes Patriots mock trial team defeated Ashby High School in a meet held Thursday, Jan. 21. Final score was 220-183 in favor of the Patriots. Pequot Lakes acted as the defense in the case of State of Minnesota v. Jack(ie) Peifer. Dominic Cheek received a score of 9 for...
News / education
19 hours 20 min ago
February 6, 2016
Pequot Lakes Purple Cobras advance to state for first time
The Purple Cobras, this year's Pequot Lakes Lego Robot League, advanced further than in years past, qualifying for the state meet for the first...
News / education
February 6, 2016 - 10:12am
February 5, 2016
Clearing for new Hwy 371 four-lane road between Nisswa, Jenkins begins next week
Next week, crews will begin to clear trees along the new route for the future four-lane segment of Hwy 371 between Nisswa and Jenkins. One crew...
February 5, 2016 - 6:18pm
February 4, 2016
Patriot girls improve to 16-0: Wiebolt scores school-record 42 points
The Pequot Lakes Patriots girls basketball team is now a perfect 16-0 after winning two more games last week. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Patriots...
February 4, 2016 - 11:33am
Patriots split week
The Pequot Lakes Patriots boys basketball team split a pair of games last week. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Patriots dropped their fourth game in a row with a 47-45 loss to the Nevis Tigers. On Friday, Jan. 29, in a game in Park Rapids, the team snapped its losing streak by pounding...
February 4, 2016 - 11:29am
February 3, 2016
Pequot Lakes: Council fires police department office manager
The Pequot Lakes City Council met in closed session Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Pequot Lakes City Hall for preliminary consideration of allegations or charges against a city of Pequot Lakes employee. The employee was Jeanyne Alderson, police department office manager. After nearly an hour...
February 3, 2016 - 1:36pm
February 2, 2016
Pine River State Bank hosting winter drive
Pine River State Bank is seeking donations of new and gently used winter items for children and teens. Especially needed are boots in good condition. Monetary donations are also being accepted. The drive will run through Friday, Feb. 12. Items collected will be given to local children...
February 2, 2016 - 9:28am
January 29, 2016
Patriots fall to Lakers, Yellowjackets
The Patriot boys basketball team fell to the Detroit Lakes Lakers on the road in a Mid-State Conference game on Tuesday, Jan. 19 by a score of 80-41. On Thursday, Jan. 21, in a home game against Perham, the Yellowjackets unleashed 14 3-pointers to down the Patriots 67-62. The Patriots...
January 29, 2016 - 2:46pm
Pequot Lakes: Volunteers bake 100,000th pasty at Grace United Methodist Church
It appears to be a normal third Thursday of the month at Grace United Methodist Church (GUMC) in Pequot Lakes. Cheerful banter fills the kitchen...
January 29, 2016 - 9:17am
January 28, 2016
Antique snowmobile enthusiasts enjoy their hobby
Antique snowmobile enthusiasts headed to Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes on Saturday, Jan. 23, for the 22nd annual Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous....
lifestyles / features
January 28, 2016 - 10:44am
Pequot Lakes speech team results
The following Pequot Lakes speech team students won ribbons of excellence Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Grand Rapids Early Bird. Savannah Ellison, fifth, discussion; William Moe and Allie Miller, first, duo; Jacob Giedd, sixth in extemporaneous reading and fourth in humorous; Miller,...
News / education
January 28, 2016 - 10:39am
January 27, 2016
Reminders-Jan. 28, 2016
Gull Lake Drifters open house The Gull Lake Drifters Snowmobile Club will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the club's groomer building located just off Highway 371 at the roundabout in Nisswa. Club members will serve a potluck lunch. A guided ride will...
lifestyles / entertainment
January 27, 2016 - 2:37pm
Road Crew finishes fifth in conference tournament: Team falls to Perham on Tuesday
The third-rated Frazee Hornets edged Perham to win the Mid-State/Heart O'Lakes Conference wrestling title on Friday, Jan. 22, in Lake Park. The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew, which was missing four weights, placed fifth. The Road Crew's Nate Adkins captured the individual...
January 27, 2016 - 11:48am
Patriot girls improve to 14-0
The Pequot Lakes Patriots girls basketball team, ranked second in Class 2A, stayed unbeaten by topping both the Perham Yellowjackets and the...
January 27, 2016 - 11:42am
Tigers top Patriots in OT
A large crowd of fans, both from Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus, filled the Patriots Athletic Center on Friday, Jan. 22, as the Tigers edged...
January 27, 2016 - 11:40am