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June 29, 2018
Sam Cook
Commentary: Front-row seats for the cycle of life
June 29, 2018 - 10:56am
May 11, 2018
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: No rest for life in canoe country
May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
March 27, 2018
Burrito Union bartender Rio Daugherty paired a Hershey's milk chocolate egg with an Irish Butterfly. Christa Lawler / Forum News Service
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
March 27, 2018 - 8:17pm
December 21, 2017
Myla Abrams, Ireland Jordan and Lauren Scott bring some Christmas spirit to the gym with their dance to “Text Me a Merry Christmas” at the Just for Kix Winter Show Sunday, Dec. 17, at Pequot Lakes High School. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
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Just For Kix showcase talent at winter show
December 21, 2017 - 6:00am
December 19, 2017
Just For Kix presents winter show
December 19, 2017 - 4:26pm
December 15, 2017
Paws and Claws 4-H Club was recognized as "Best Float in Theme" during the Pine River Parade of Lights with a "Grinch Who Stole Christmas" theme. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River Parade of Lights: How the Grinch won Christmas
December 15, 2017 - 8:00am
The Hungry Loon Cafe’s float was full of Christmas spirit as it drove through the Light Up the Night Parade Saturday, Dec. 9, in Pequot Lakes. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Santa's Bobbin' into Town: Santa spreads holiday cheer in Pequot
December 15, 2017 - 6:00am
November 3, 2017
Nisswa kindergartener Henry Kiffmeyer ponders what life would be like if he only had a heart while trick-or-treating in downtown Nisswa Tuesday, Oct. 31. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Students parade in costume
November 3, 2017 - 6:00am
November 1, 2017
Cullen Erickson, 4, Hackensack, shows off his "Crazy Grandpa" costume during the style show for the 0-4 age group of children Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Backus American Legion.
Children dress up, win prizes
November 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
October 27, 2017
Mariah Alderson, of Pequot Lakes, has her mother, Alisha Alderson, give her a scar to go with her costume during the Cornfest Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21, in Backus. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Halloween activities abound at Backus festival
October 27, 2017 - 8:00am
October 26, 2017
Evie (left) and Ila Berg, of Brainerd, concentrate on decorating pumpkins Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Crosslake Historic Log Village's October Family Fest. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Autumn weather equals fall fun
October 26, 2017 - 5:00am
October 24, 2017
Kids attending the Nisswa Fire Department open house had the chance to sit in and inspect a North Memorial Ambulance.
Pequot, Nisswa firefighters mark Fire Prevention Week
October 24, 2017 - 4:00am
October 15, 2017
Faith in Action volunteers Hazel Osen of Walker, Dennis Abbott of Hackensack and Linda Olson of Backus received Star Awards at the annual volunteer appreciation dinner. Submitted Photo
Faith in Action volunteers recognized
October 15, 2017 - 8:00am
October 13, 2017
James Carbert, Brecken Gronholz and Lexie Bailles, first-graders at Eagle View Elementary, pick out their own pumpkins during the school’s pumpkin sale Wednesday, Oct. 4. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Pumpkin picking
October 13, 2017 - 3:00am
October 12, 2017
Sophia Nordby stacks oreos on Thomas Dorion’s forehead during a homecoming pep fest Friday, Oct. 6, in Pequot Lakes. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
KLICK! - Pequot Lakes celebrates homecoming
October 12, 2017 - 3:00am