Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
New Casey's General Store
Snowfall accumulation misses mark in Brainerd lakes area
Pequot Lakes School: Board adds clay target to sanctioned sports
Authorities find body of missing pregnant woman
Pequot Lakes: Speech takes second in Underwood
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Larry D. Johnson
Donna Rae Wood
Margaret Mary Baxter
Margaret A. (Ecklund) Nacey
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
February 14, 2018
TRIAD meeting set Feb. 20 in Hackensack
A TRIAD meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Hackensack Hub. TRIAD meetings will feature sessions after the regular meetings focusing on different areas of the sheriff's office. In February, Deputy Tim Norton, emergency management coordinator, and Heather Hopkins,...
February 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Volunteers make charity happen
On Jan. 31, the Pine River-Backus Family Center held a meeting for Pine River Area Food Shelf volunteers who work with the computer. Fifteen volunteers attended because they want to serve our clients with the maximum efficiency. Jodi, our food shelf coordinator, started the meeting...
February 14, 2018 - 7:30am
February 13, 2018
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
FARGO — Nearly five years ago I found out I was expecting my son, and I was a little nervous. After growing up with two sisters, I assumed...
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 12, 2018
Simple questions have a big impact on family meals
A little stack of cards sat next to our second-grader Anika's supper plate one night this past week. Yes, it's supper, not dinner, on the prairie....
February 12, 2018 - 8:54am
February 6, 2018
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
FARGO — I hear a lot about "mom guilt." It's the feeling that we're somehow not good enough for our kids or not doing enough for them....
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
February 4, 2018
Camping in below zero temps
FARGO — Ask most people when camping season is, and they'll probably tell you May through early October. But to a growing community, these...
February 4, 2018 - 11:42am
January 14, 2018
Child care collapse: ‘Punitive’ regulatory environment pushing providers out of the business
DULUTH — It was day care — in-home, small-group, family day care — that helped make Steven Tanski the thoughtful young man...
January 14, 2018 - 6:00am
December 26, 2017
Home for the holidays: How to keep kids entertained
Now that Christmas is over, parents are breathing a sign of relief and looking forward to getting back to a normal routine. Except that won't...
December 26, 2017 - 6:53am
December 25, 2017
Fostering the spirit of Christmas
This time last year, broken toys and discarded gifts marked the holiday for Jen Sheets, the culmination of a whirlwind Christmas for her family...
December 25, 2017 - 5:00am
December 20, 2017
5 Christmas gifts for dog lovers
FARGO - We all know those people. In fact, we might be those people. They treat their dog like their own child. They have pictures on their desks,...
December 20, 2017 - 4:22pm
December 13, 2017
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
The Grace United Methodist Church choir and community members will present the Christmas cantata, "A Song in the Air,' at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. Director is Brad Wallace. Those who attend will recognize songs from this cantata arranged in new and exciting...
December 13, 2017 - 7:30am
Magician to perform Dec. 16 in Pequot Lakes
The Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts will welcome magician Jared Sherlock at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Pequot Lakes High School auditorium....
December 13, 2017 - 4:00am
December 12, 2017
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Christmas shopping can be stressful. But it shouldn't be. At least I don't think so. I don't want to sound like a curmudgeon or like I'm preaching...
December 12, 2017 - 6:00am
December 11, 2017
10 gift ideas for the farm families on your Christmas list
Do you have a farmer or a farm family on your Christmas list this year? No two farmers or farm families are exactly alike, of course. But there...
December 11, 2017 - 6:50am
PR-B students ring in the season
Pine River-Backus students in kindergarten through third grade filled the commons gym with songs of holiday cheer Monday, Dec. 4, even as rain...
December 11, 2017 - 6:00am