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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police to increase seat belt enforcement through June 5
Nisswa School: Fourth-graders receive diplomas, toss caps
Missed the chance to get the perfect photo of your grad? - GRADUATION KLICK GALLERIES
Naked man hospitalized after tussle with Ottertail homeowner
Memorial Day weekend is here - resorts ready to go
Patriots third at Deacon's Lodge: Tigers place sixth
Area Softball: Miska powers Patriots to subsection title
Patriot Shooters remain first in conference
Patriots shut out Wadena-Deer Creek
Aitkin holds off Patriots 13-3
Colleen R. Edblad
Richard L. Rofidal
James L. Kelley
Daniel James Larson
Turning 90, Winnie-the-Pooh meets Britain's queen in new story
Justin Bieber sued over riff in smash hit 'Sorry'
Chef's Hat: Ready, set, grill
Looking Back-May 19, 2016
Faces: Nisswa's longtime first-grade teacher to retire
MMBA Home Show
Last Windrow: Historic pioneer cemetery lives on
Cracker Barrel: Reconsideration
Vogt's Notes: Pequot Lakes businesses, listen up
Lefthand Corner: Veterans deserve recognition for their service to America
Letters to the Editor: Community support for Tiger Pride Service Day appreciated
letters to the editor
100th Birthday: Laura Gottschalk
Births-May 26, 2016
Engagement Announced: Brad Erickson to Halle Cho
25th Wedding Anniversary: Susan McNerney and Fred Schiessl
90th Birthday: Jim Pint
Pequot Lakes School Board
May 5, 2016
Pequot Lakes School Board: Budget discussed at work session
In a work session on Monday, May 2, the Pequot Lakes School Board reviewed the school district's preliminary budget for 2017. The draft of the budget indicates the district will be working with a deficit of $29,629, which council member Curt Johnson said was "within a whisker" of...
May 5, 2016 - 9:34am
April 21, 2016
Pequot Lakes: School board supports NJPA College in the Schools grant
In its meeting Monday, April 18, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously approved the submission of a National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Innovative Funding grant application for the purpose of developing open education resources for College in the Schools (CIS) courses.
April 21, 2016 - 11:30am
April 6, 2016
Pequot Lakes School District: Board discusses memorial policy
The Pequot Lakes School Board began the "long process" of updating its memorial policy in a work session Monday, April 4. Superintendent Chris Lindholm informed the board that a new policy has been brought forward because the "best practice" for handling the death of a student or...
April 6, 2016 - 2:34pm
March 16, 2016
Pequot Lakes School District: Board approves three-year superintendent contract
The Pequot Lakes School Board on Monday, March 14, approved a second three-year contract with superintendent Chris Lindholm. Among other items, Lindholm's contract includes the following annual salary levels: $129,469 for the 2016-17 contract year; $132,058 for the 2017-18 contract...
March 16, 2016 - 2:42pm
March 11, 2016
Pequot Lakes School District: Enrollment, budget discussed at work session
In a work session Monday, March 7, the Pequot Lakes School Board discussed enrollment projections and revenue budget assumptions for the 2016-17 school year. The district's preliminary projection for its general fund is for an increase of $319,508. With that, the district would still...
March 11, 2016 - 10:40am
Pequot Lakes School District: Board learns about robotics program - 2016-17 school calendar approved
Pequot Lakes High School principal Chip Rankin and adviser Nate Novak talked about the high school's robotics program at the Monday, Feb. 8, school board meeting, with input from several student robotics team members who attended the meeting and operated a robot. Robotics was added...
February 11, 2016 - 10:46am
February 10, 2016
Looking Back-Feb. 11, 2016
10 years ago, Feb. 9, 2006 Pequot Lakes School Board pitches all-day, everyday kindergarten to school board. Breezy Point City Council discusses options of city newsletter. 20 years ago, Feb. 8, 1996 Breezy Point Resort rebounding after Jan. 6 fire. East Gull Lake plans upgrade of...
February 10, 2016 - 12:07pm
January 13, 2016
Pequot Lakes School District: Board closes open enrollment for fifth grade
The Pequot Lakes School Board on Monday, Jan. 11, agreed to close open enrollment for fifth grade for the 2016-17 school year. Fourth grade currently has 132 students. That includes 26 non-resident fourth-graders. Eleven district fourth-graders are enrolled in other school districts....
January 13, 2016 - 2:23pm
December 23, 2015
Pequot Lakes School District: Board approves 2016 levy
In its Monday, Dec. 21, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board approved the levy for 2016. The total levy was set at $5,578,346, an increase...
December 23, 2015 - 11:02am
December 9, 2015
Looking Back-Dec. 10, 2015
10 years ago, Dec. 8, 2005 Breezy Point set to hire administrator. Pequot Lakes School Board to vote on auperintendent contract. 20 years ago, Dec. 14, 1995 Lake country hit with first blizzard of the year. Housing cooperative rezoning approved by Crosslake Council. 30...
December 9, 2015 - 10:32am
November 19, 2015
Pequot Lakes School District: School board approves teacher agreement
In its Monday, Nov. 16, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously approved its contract with Education Minnesota Pequot Lakes (EMPL) for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years. The district began negotiations with the EMPL in April and reached a tentative agreement with...
November 19, 2015 - 9:41am
October 22, 2015
Advocacy against HLC ruling gains traction, superintendent says
In their Monday, Oct. 19, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board heard a report from superintendent Chris Lindholm, who said that advocacy against...
October 22, 2015 - 10:15am
September 24, 2015
Looking Back - Sept. 24, 2015
10 years ago, Sept. 22, 2005 Norway Ridge to hold hurricane relief benefit. Pequot Lakes School Board proposes 27 percent levy increase. 20 years ago, Sept. 28, 1995 91 apply for Nisswa city police chief post Property values in Pequot Lakes School District need $600...
September 24, 2015 - 9:48am
September 23, 2015
Pequot Lakes School District: Board closes fourth-grade open enrollment
In their Monday, Sept. 21, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board agreed to close open enrollment for the district's fourth-grade classes. There...
September 23, 2015 - 11:47am
Pequot Lakes School District: School board approves preliminary levy
In their Monday, Sept. 21, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously agreed to certify the district's preliminary budget for fiscal year 2016 with a local option revenue (LOR) of $325 per pupil, which is in addition to a previously approved total of $300 and brings the total...
September 23, 2015 - 11:03am