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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
After strong winds and storm, state park campgrounds open
Woman, teen Boy Scout camping with Scout group killed in Boundary Waters storm
Pine River: Council seeks solution to cemetery operating costs
Prince estate's administrator dismisses claims by three
Itasca received most damage of state parks in northern Minnesota from storms
Golf Leagues-July 21, 2016
Patriots have assembled admirable track coaching staff
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Inside the Outdoors: Some records we'd rather not break
Eveland finds success on rodeo circuit
Morris "Morrie" G. Olson
Charles 'Chuck' C. Worcester
Gerhard "Jiggs" Shelstad
Marlen "Sam" Harris
Sweetheart Days goes to the dogs
'Being Mortal' community screening slated Sept. 22 in Crosby
Brainerd author's book named semifinalist
Artist gives glory to God for studio on the hill
Pages from the Past-July 21, 2016
MMBA Home Show
Letters to the Editor: Thanks to our supporters
Vogt's Notes: Is it time to sharpen your communication skills?
Danecdotes: Golf drives me crazy, and that's OK
Letters to the Editor: Muskie anglers won't cause parking overflow issue
The Last Windrow: Get off the lake when skies darken
letters to the editor
Births-July 21, 2016
90th Birthday: Bernelle "Bunny" Ferrell
25th Wedding Anniversary: Joy (Meinke) and William (Bill) Palmquist
60th Wedding Anniversary: Bob and Betty (Oliphant) Marshall
90th Birthday: Helen Smith
Pequot Lakes School District
February 11, 2016
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
October 8, 2015
'... we will bleed a great deal ...' Ruling limits college-level courses offered at high schools
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a national organization charged with accrediting colleges and universities, has announced that high school...
October 8, 2015 - 1:32pm
September 10, 2015
Pequot Lakes School District: O'Neil takes over at middle school
The Pequot Lakes School District will see plenty of new faces when classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 8. Among those new faces will be middle school...
September 10, 2015 - 10:05am
September 9, 2015
Pequot Lakes: School district, teachers nearing agreement
After weeks of negotiating, the Pequot Lakes School District and Education Minnesota Pequot Lakes (EMPL) are nearing a positive conclusion. "We are very close to having a tentative agreement with our teachers," Superintendent Chris Lindholm said. "We had a long negotiation session...
September 9, 2015 - 11:28am
September 2, 2015
Enrollment is key number for school districts
For the Pequot Lakes School District, enrollment is at the center of every action taken, as it has a direct effect on staff hires and other necessary purchases. "The (number of) students that enroll in the district is tied directly to the funding we receive," district business manager...
September 2, 2015 - 11:59am
August 12, 2015
Pequot Lakes School District: Grades 1-12 to start school Sept. 8
Pequot Lakes students in grades 1-12 will have their first day of school on Tuesday, Sept. 8, the day after Labor Day. Only kindergartners will start Thursday, Sept. 10, this year. Parent-student-teacher conferences for kindergartners are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept....
August 12, 2015 - 11:41am
May 14, 2015
Pequot Lakes School District: Teachers work to 'pay it forward'
Some Pequot Lakes teachers noticed that their fellow staff members seemed to enjoy helping their community. Eventually, they decided to make...
May 14, 2015 - 1:32pm
March 26, 2015
Pequot Lakes: School district looks into CEO Program
The Pequot Lakes School District is looking into a program that would give students an inside look at owning their own business. District officials hope to get the Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO) Program off the ground in Pequot Lakes by the 2016-17 school year. The...
March 26, 2015 - 2:41pm
March 12, 2015
Pequot Lakes: Open gym charges 'not nailed down,' superintendent says
The Pequot Lakes School District is mulling over the idea of charging open gym goers $2 per session for use of the facility, which has drawn the ire of a several community members. Though the district has posted signs outside the gymnasium indicated the new fee, superintendent Chris...
March 12, 2015 - 9:57am
July 30, 2014
Five-year forecast indicates operating debt by 2017-18 for Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes School Board got a glimpse at the future of the district's budget at its work session on Monday, July 21, and without changes, the future holds a whole lot of red ink. A five-year budget forecast prepared by School Management Services, a Rochester-based business...
July 30, 2014 - 10:19am
June 18, 2014
2014-15 budget, new teacher evaluation system approved
The Pequot Lakes School Board made several decisions Monday, June 16, that will affect the next school year.
June 18, 2014 - 3:31pm
PLHS Class of 2017 will be last with valedictorian, salutatorian
Beginning with next year's freshman class, Pequot Lakes High School will no longer publish class rank on student transcripts. The school board approved these changes to the high school handbook at its Monday, June 16, meeting, along with others related to honors recognition and...
June 18, 2014 - 3:02pm
June 11, 2014
Pequot Lakes teachers' union holds rally
Around 90 Pequot Lakes teachers and 50 supporters rallied Tuesday, June 3, to show support for reaching a fair settlement on contracts with the...
June 11, 2014 - 11:31am