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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Local student attends language immersion program
Youth showcase year of 4-H learning at Crow Wing County Fair
Bookmobile to return to Backus
PR Family Market to collect donations for food shelf
Crosslake: Chili cook-off to sport Olympics theme
Dan-ecdotes: PR-B grad Freeman returns as teacher, coach
NFL: Haeg recovering from ankle injury
Conservation club to host member appreciation day
Volleyball: Patriots top Warriors 3-0 in season opener
[KLICK GALLERY] Pequot Lakes vs. Brainerd Volleyball
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Graiden L. Miller
Ann Marie Chambers
Catherine 'Mickey' M. Fitzsimmons
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Classic boats on display
Art bonds these Pine River neighbors: Seasoned artist mentors young boy
Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' 'Blazing Saddles,' dead at 83
Tickets for Legacy Chorale fundraiser on sale
Brainerd Community Theatre to present 'Clarence Darrow'
MMBA Home Show
Cheesehead Chatter: My month of misfortunes
Letter to the editor: Nisswa City Council member responds to comments made at meeting
Letter to the editor: Thanks to all who make Cardboard Boat Races fun
Letter to the editor: Difference between candidate fundraisers
Letter to the editor: Thanks to all who helped with benefit
letters to the editor
Happy Birthday: Eugene Chandler
68th Wedding Anniversary: Harold & Arla Johnson
60th Birthday: Laura Garten
Births-Aug. 25, 2016
80th Birthday: Wilma Durham
Pequot Lakes School Board
August 22, 2016
Pequot Lakes School Board: Preliminary levy discussed in work session
In a work session before its Monday, Aug. 15, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board discussed preliminary levy planning for the coming school years. Projections presented by business manager Jenny Max indicated operating with a levy of $625 would keep the school district from working...
August 22, 2016 - 8:21am
August 10, 2016
Election 2016: Incumbents file for Pequot Lakes School Board seats
All four incumbents have filed to retain their seats on the Pequot Lakes School Board. Kim Bolz-Andolshek, Curt Johnson, Mike Erholtz and Susan Mathison-Young all filed for re-election. Filing for city, school board and township seats opened Aug. 2 and will close at the end of...
August 10, 2016 - 8:57am
July 20, 2016
Pequot Lakes: Board approves 10-year facility plan
The Pequot Lakes School Board, in its regular meeting Monday, July 18, unanimously agreed to approve a 10-year facilities maintenance plan. The plan is "in motion," needing to be approved each year. "Really, the decisions about what we levy get made in the levying process, so this...
July 20, 2016 - 11:25am
June 8, 2016
Pequot Lakes School District: High school to get new parking lot
The Pequot Lakes School Board held a special meeting Monday, June 6, and unanimously agreed to award the district's bid for parking lot expansion to Anderson Brothers Construction of Brainerd, totalling $310,590. Anderson Brothers was the lone bidder. The new lot, which is to be located...
June 8, 2016 - 2:25pm
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