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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School: District survey results positive
Brainerd woman involved in fatal pedestrian crash in Becker
Pequot Lakes School: Board renews superintendent contract
Hope for the Holidays grief support group to meet Nov. 1
Crosslake forum is Tuesday at school
Football: PL youth athletes compete in Bobber Bowl
Losing Hides for Habitat would have been a shame
Emily Greens Champions
Just keep swimming: Octogenarian keeps up cold water aquatics started in her youth
Volleyball: 7th-grade Patriots take Mid-State crown
Paul G. Jensen
Gerald (Red) Moeller
Kegan M. Pohl
Byron "Babe" Huntington Clifford Jr.
Senior Menus: Oct. 22-26, 2018
Lakewood Health to host joint pain seminar
Faith: We can coexist
Give blood to help cancer patients
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Letter to the editor: Pequot firefighters say thanks
Letter to the editor: Re-elect Akerson in Pequot Lakes
As I See It: So now what?
Letter to the editor: Vote Democrats out of office
Letter to the editor: Support Goddard for sheriff
letters to the editor
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: Oct. 20, 2018
Kate Wulf- Mathew Spaan
Births: Oct. 14, 2018
August 27, 2018
Dayton orders flags at half-staff in honor of Sen. John McCain
In honor and remembrance of U.S. Sen. John McCain, Gov. Mark Dayton ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota, beginning immediately, until sunset the day of McCain's interment Sunday, Sept. 2....
August 27, 2018 - 7:36pm
April 26, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Ellison runner-up at state speech meet - Pierson, Miller also place
Pequot Lakes senior Savannah Ellison captured second place in discussion over the weekend at the Class A State Speech Tournament at Apple Valley...
April 26, 2018 - 10:00am
February 18, 2018
Nisswa, Forestview Future Problem Solving students advance to state
The Forestview Middle School and Nisswa Elementary School Future Problem Solving teams swept the competition at the Regional Future Problem Solving...
February 18, 2018 - 7:00am
November 21, 2017
Patriots show their pride in Minneapolis
Pequot Lakes students and fans made their way to U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, Nov. 18, to cheer on the Patriots football team...
November 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 20, 2017
Minnesota DNR’s December land sale parcels announced
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will offer 17 parcels by public oral bid auctions in December. Information about each parcel and...
November 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Christmas tree for Minnesota governor’s residence harvested
A 30-foot-tall white spruce, selected as the state’s official Christmas tree, was cut down Friday, Nov. 17 in the General C.C. Andrews State...
November 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Area broadband projects held up as example at statewide conference
Resilient Region leaders joined more than 150 broadband leaders from across rural Minnesota last month to compare approaches to expanding access...
November 20, 2017 - 10:00am
Minnesota program reaches more teens trafficked for sex
An evaluation of the state's Safe Harbor Program found most at-risk and sexually exploited youths in the program reported feeling more hopeful and better prepared for the future. Wilder Research completed its second evaluation of Minnesota's Safe Harbor program, a statewide system...
November 20, 2017 - 6:30am
June 22, 2017
Poison hemlock weed found in SE Minnesota, may be elsewhere
St. Paul - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is warning residents about the dangers of poison hemlock (Conium maculatum), a toxic...
June 22, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 17, 2017
Bugs in your bungalow? Buyers of imported rustic log furniture should look for signs
ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) asks Minnesotans who may have bought rustic log furniture to look for signs of insect...
January 17, 2017 - 11:04am
January 1, 2017
Snowmobile crash kills one in northwestern Minnesota
GRAND MARAIS — A 22-year-old Grand Marais was killed in a snowmobile crash on New Year’s Eve. Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen said Wayne Gunnar Anderson was snowmobiling with a friend about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday on County Road 8 just north of Grand Marais when he became separated...
January 1, 2017 - 7:41pm
December 30, 2016
Chisago County man accused of shooting 2 motorists stuck in snowy ditch
SHAFER TOWNSHIP - A Chisago County man was charged with assault Thursday after police say he shot two men who were trying to push a vehicle out...
December 30, 2016 - 12:12pm
Woodbury college student, 21, killed in collision
LAKE ELMO - Ryan Mathis took to basketball at a young age. The young Woodbury man proudly wore the No. 24 for the East Ridge High School Raptors until his graduation in 2014. Then it was off to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he studied landscape architecture. On Monday,...
December 30, 2016 - 12:04pm
December 28, 2016
Victim’s name released in Friday Fond du Lac Reservation shooting
CLOQUET - Court documents released Tuesday revealed the name of the victim in Friday’s shooting in Cloquet. John F. Korby, 36, of Cloquet, died from multiple gunshots, including one to his head. The incident was reported just before 9 a.m. Friday on the Fond du Lac Reservation,...
December 28, 2016 - 2:21pm
Third deer found infected with chronic wasting disease
LANESBORO - A third deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been discovered in southeastern Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources. A hunter harvested the deer in mid-November about 5 miles north of the two previously reported infected deer, which were...
December 28, 2016 - 2:18pm