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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Friends of Nisswa Lake Park seeks leadership team member
Court of appeals rules no new trial in burglary case
Governor candidate debate set Friday at Grand View Lodge
Crow Wing County Board: County leases Pequot Lakes fire tower for repairs
People for Pequot - Nonprofit group forms 'for betterment of Pequot Lakes'
Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley archery hunts
College Softball: CLC offering fall league
Area Golf News: Legacy leaderboard crowded
Pine River-Backus cancels varsity football season
Racing: Roe reflects on key events while general manager at BIR
Why hiker's rash happens, and how to make it less likely
Go beyond tomatoes with fresh salsas
Breaded pork tenderloin sandwich: Someone serve ASAP
3 things for better health
Opinion: Audio recordings - Omarosa, President Trump and Billy Graham
Pete's Point: Wheaties was positive booster of Patriot teams
Our Opinion: We are not the enemy
Letter to the editor: Blessed to live in Pequot Lakes
Serving as mayor has been a privilege
letters to the editor
Bill & Mary Crosby
Births: Aug. 7, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Letter to the editor: Blessed to live in Pequot Lakes
Thank you, Mayor Adams and city council. What a wonderful community is Pequot Lakes! Concerts in the park, business that serves us all, a library and now a proposed splash pad and ice skating area in our new park. Something for everyone. We are also blessed with a fine police and...
4 hours 19 min ago
August 12, 2018
Letter to the editor: Put new spending up for a vote
I have been living in Pequot Lakes since I was a young lad. I ran for city council and lost because at the last minute a current council member asked his neighbor to run because, in my opinion, he knew I was fiscally conservative and disagreed wholeheartedly about the new tax and...
August 12, 2018 - 8:30am
August 11, 2018
Spies, lies, and audio-tapes
Maybe Republican Donald Trump isn't guilty of 'collusion' after all, because collusion isn't a crime, he says. However, many people are saying treason, conspiracy, spying, obstruction of justice, and many other felonies appear to be part of his repertoire. Respected media companies...
August 11, 2018 - 7:30am
August 10, 2018
Hagen says vote Pickar
Our community doesn't get better by chance, it gets better by change. Pat Pickar, candidate for Crow Wing County Sheriff is the change our community deserves. Change will not come if we vote for some other candidate or wait for some other time. Pickar's time is now. Pickar is bold...
August 10, 2018 - 7:30am
August 9, 2018
Letter to the editor: Loony Loon Center
In this day and age of limited government funds for essential and moderately essential service and expenditures, how can we support the expenditure of 6.7 Million dollars on a Loon Center in Crosslake? It's loony and the place, when is built, it ought to showcase as loons the politicians...
August 9, 2018 - 7:30am
August 3, 2018
Letter to the editor: Following the despot's heel
In his recent "As I see it: Context for history?" opinion, columnist Pete Abler raises interesting points regarding the nuances of history.
August 3, 2018 - 5:00am
Letter to the editor: Mayor Adams, please be forthright with citizens
I and many citizens are not OK with what Mayor Adams was allowed to publish, page A11 July 19 Echo Journal. To use her words - April 11 Mayor's Notebook - "Unfortunately, a great deal of the information was incomplete or totally inaccurate," I believe. A ton was left out; I believe...
August 3, 2018 - 4:30am
July 28, 2018
Letter to the editor: Letter writer misses the point
Once again Mr. Olson continues to miss the point on facts and actions. First, I am not an adoring fan of our president, I would have preferred Ted Cruz. As an example, with the exception of the tariffs on China, I believe the other tariffs are wrong and only serve as a tax on U.S....
July 28, 2018 - 7:30am
July 27, 2018
Letter to the editor: Put park project to referendum vote
With the park expansion now estimated at $3.5 million, and that's only phase one, and a possible 10 percent property tax increase, I now feel the taxpayers deserve to be heard. There is considerable opposition to this plan from the community, which in my opinion has been disregarded...
July 27, 2018 - 6:30am
July 26, 2018
Letter to the editor: Make 'America' great again
A friend gave me a hat that asks, "Are We Great Yet?" I wear it proudly, but sadly. The day we allowed Donald Trump to be sworn into office is the day the United States shrank to almost nothing. How can we ask other people to respect our country, when we don't respect ourselves? The...
July 26, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 20, 2018
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
This summer's weather prompted me to purchase a load of black dirt, some fertilizer and some grass seed. We have several spots in our yard needing fill and re-seeding for various reasons. I even rented a small front end skid loader to make the dirt distribution a little easier. It's...
July 20, 2018 - 6:30am
July 19, 2018
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
The oath of office every incoming U.S. president takes declares, "I do solemnly swear that I will ... preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." A scriptural view of the oath is woven into the eighth of The Ten Commandments, calling for affirmation not to...
July 19, 2018 - 7:30am
July 15, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Thanks, Pequot Lakes police, for your prompt response to a 911 call on a hot July 4 at about 5:11 p.m. My 5-week-old great-grandson was locked inside a vehicle with two dogs. When I placed the 911 call, not only was there fear for his life and health, but worry as to how soon help...
July 15, 2018 - 7:30am
July 14, 2018
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
Steve Olson certainly likes to reference words, not deeds. He said I should Google "Trump quotes that challenge constitutional laws." I did, and it gave me 2,680,000 results, not the 5,500,000 stated by Mr. Olson. If you Google the same phrase but substitute "Obama" for "Trump" you...
July 14, 2018 - 7:30am
July 13, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Our political process needs a change
Recently I have become dismayed over conflicting messages in our political process. Perhaps you too wonder how prominent, successful candidates for office can ignore their party's endorsement process (neighborhood party caucuses and endorsing conventions) by running in the primary...
July 13, 2018 - 7:30am