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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School District: Families urged to turn in free/reduced lunch forms
Breaking News SMS Alert service will end 6/1/16
Dayton issues vetoes, signs other bills
Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strike
Wadena man faces charges for more sex crimes
Patriots third at Deacon's Lodge: Tigers place sixth
Golf leagues - May 26, 2016
Area Softball: Miska powers Patriots to subsection title
Patriot Shooters remain first in conference
Patriots shut out Wadena-Deer Creek
Albert L. Knieff
Marlin Lee Robinson
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
Retiring art teacher shares memories, advice with seniors
Valedictorians: We hope you have the time of your life
Get ready to start another chapter in life
Last Windrow: Historic pioneer cemetery lives on
Cracker Barrel: Reconsideration
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary: Calvin and Shirley Wallin
50th Wedding Anniversary: Bob and Judie Kinzel
90th Birthday: Jim Pint
Engagement Announced: Martha Worms and Dj Pink
Births-May 26, 2016
May 18, 2016
WAPOA hosting annual Shoreland Restoration Contest: Open house slated June 1 in Crosslake
By Brian W. Olson Whitefish Area Property Owners Association Have you been thinking about restoring all or a portion of your shoreline back to a natural state or creating a shoreland buffer? The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) encourages all lakeshore owners who...
May 18, 2016 - 1:44pm
Land & Waters Preservation Trust to award grant
The Land & Waters Preservation Trust Endowment will award a $3,000 grant to a worthy project again this spring. Land & Waters, administered by the Initiative Foundation, is a joint endowment of the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) and the Pine River Watershed Alliance...
May 18, 2016 - 12:06pm
March 10, 2016
WAPOA offers discounted trees to Whitefish area property owners
Whitefish area property owners can buy 12- to 18-inch seedlings, consisting of red pine, birch, red oak and serviceberry for 25 cents each through the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association's (WAPOA) tree sale. WAPOA is providing these trees at a significant discount in an effort...
March 10, 2016 - 11:46am
January 8, 2016
Crow Wing County: WAPOA president suggests limited boat landing hours: County board approves 2016 AIS Prevention Plan
Is it possible to control aquatic invasive species more effectively in Crow Wing County by restricting the hours at public boat landings? Tom Watson, president of the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA), believes it is, and is urging the county to consider limiting...
January 8, 2016 - 9:34am
September 24, 2015
Loon, cisco population discussed at WAPOA meeting
Roughly 20 people attended a workshop by the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Ideal Town Hall...
September 24, 2015 - 2:16pm
September 16, 2015
Land & Waters Preservation Trust awards first grant
The first grant from Land & Waters Preservation Trust was made to the Pelican Lakes Association for a study of the possible correlation between arsenic and phosphorus in the drinking water around Pelican Lake and Little Pelican Lake. The study will expand previous well water studies...
September 16, 2015 - 4:29pm
September 11, 2015
WAPOA to present fourth summer workshop Sept. 16
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) will present a workshop on water quality strategies for your lake at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Ideal Community Center on Butternut Point Road and County Road 16. This is WAPOA's fourth workshop this summer on managing...
September 11, 2015 - 11:06am
August 27, 2015
Water quality discussed at WAPOA seminar
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association's (WAPOA) third seminar of the summer focused primarily on managing sensitive lakeshore areas...
August 27, 2015 - 10:26am
August 12, 2015
WAPOA presents water quality strategies for your lake
For those concerned about the water quality on their lake the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) invites its members, local government officials, lake associations, neighbors and the public interested in water quality on their lake in and about the Whitefish Chain...
August 12, 2015 - 4:46pm
July 30, 2015
Tactics on protecting state of lakes presented
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) hosted its second of three summer seminars Tuesday, July 21, focusing on improving water...
July 30, 2015 - 11:01am
July 29, 2015
WAPOA to host pipeline information meeting Aug. 5
You likely have heard of the Sandpiper Pipeline. Have you heard about Line 3, Line 67 and other proposed pipelines? The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) has invited Richard Smith, president of Friends of the Headwaters (FOH), a local environmental group based in...
July 29, 2015 - 5:15pm
July 16, 2015
WAPOA to present water quality strategies for lake trout July 21
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) invites all to attend a workshop and seminar at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, at the Ideal Community Center to discuss a recent study of lake trout population in Big Trout Lake. Peter Jacobson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
July 16, 2015 - 11:14am
June 25, 2015
WAPOA discusses land easements, water quality
Fish, water quality and free property easements were all topics of a Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) seminar Thursday, June...
June 25, 2015 - 12:05pm
June 24, 2015
WAPOA awards funding for five shoreland restoration projects
Property owners who were interested in applying for Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) funding to complete a shoreland restoration...
June 24, 2015 - 2:00pm
June 17, 2015
WAPOA to present study of lake trout on Big Trout Lake
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) invites members, local government officials and the public to a presentation on the findings from a recent study of the lake trout population on Big Trout Lake. This workshop/seminar will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at the...
June 17, 2015 - 12:39pm