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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
U.S. attorney general to accept FBI findings in Clinton email probe
Itasca County beheading: Woman charged in connection with death
CLC's "Mad Hugger": Now - A hug for Joe
Busy, beautiful Fourth of July weekend ahead
Dick's wins auction for Sports Authority brand
Football: Borleis busy in all-star game
NLYA to host golf tournament Aug. 28
Trap Shooting: Patriots finish 22nd at state
Pequot Lakes shooters 22nd at MSHSL state tournament
Pequot Lakes 14U team takes first
Eric Allen Brunes
Donald O. Bergersen
Everett H. Gildow
Prairie Fire Children's Theater presents 'Alladin'
Reading machine helps those with low vision: Nisswa man's creation gives gift of reading again
Reminders-June 30, 2016
Pages from the Past - June 30, 2016
CODA to perform Sunday at Longville church
MMBA Home Show
Vogt's Notes: It's a great time to live, work and play in lakes area
Letter to the editor: Be careful around fireworks
The Last Windrow: Recalling the Fourth of years past
Guest Column: A tribute to Orval Nelson
Letter to the editor: Gun control requirements are in place
letters to the editor
Births-June 16, 2016
Declaration of Independence to be read July 4 in Fairfield Township
80th Birthday: Evelyn Matthies
75th Birthday: Ron Juhl
60th Wedding Anniversary: Rawleigh and Ila Tougas
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...
News / education
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....
News / education
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