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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - July 21, 2018
Applications for school safety grants open Aug. 29
Horseback rider injured in Pillsbury State Forest
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
Rollover injures Little Falls man: Alcohol believed to be factor in crash
Golf Results - July 19, 2018
PL fall sign-up meeting Aug. 6
Danecdotes: North Stars seeking mentor families for young athletes
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Albert T. Schroeder
Trevor G. Bridgwater
Larry C. Bahls
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
There's still plenty of planting season left
Card games: July 9-13, 2018
Southern Minnesota jet charter company flies stranded family home from Costa Rica
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovations
National youth speaker to be at Crosslake church Sunday
Guest Column: Wisdom of the Plain Old Toastmaster
The Last Windrow: How did we survive with no warning labels?
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
Kindness can save lives
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 11, 2018
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish to hold capital fund drive
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish (with Catholic churches in Pequot Lakes, Pine River and Nisswa) announces its capital fund drive. The "One Faith...
July 11, 2018 - 5:00am
June 29, 2018
GUMC to serve snacks, host fun run after Sunday service
Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes invites the community to its 9 a.m. church service Sunday, July 1, and to stay for snacks on the trail afterward. A kids fun run is also scheduled after the service with awards for participants. Casual attire is appropriate.
June 29, 2018 - 9:30am
June 24, 2018
Grace United rummage sale begins June 28
Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes will host its annual rummage sale Thursday and Friday, June 28-29. The sale will include good, clean clothing, vintage jewelry, household items, furniture, tools, toys and sports equipment at reasonable prices. Items that will be available...
June 24, 2018 - 7:30am
June 20, 2018
Teen charged with 2016 central Minn. church arson
MELROSE, Minn. -- A teenager suspected of setting fire to a historic church in Melrose confessed to the crime in early June, ending more than...
June 20, 2018 - 10:35am
March 30, 2018
Community support grows for central Minnesota family seriously injured in crash
NEW LONDON, Minn. — The New London and Spicer communities are rallying around the family of Tim and Heather Shumaker following a car accident...
March 30, 2018 - 5:16pm
March 21, 2018
How one group is using scraps of wood to comfort others
FARGO — It is easy to throw away or burn wood scraps since they tend to clutter our garage or basement, but a group of men at Hope Lutheran...
March 21, 2018 - 10:46am
November 1, 2017
Author to speak at Crosslake Lutheran Church
Author Dan Maurer will be the featured speaker at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Crosslake Lutheran Church. Maurer's latest book, "Endure," tells real stories of people whose spirituality has made a difference in their ability to bounce back from trauma and stress. The program is free...
November 1, 2017 - 6:30am
August 18, 2017
Prison work program helps preserve historic southern Minnesota church
FARIBAULT, Minn. — There's a 2,000-plus- person working community sitting on the edge of Faribault, and the way some see it, local organizations...
August 18, 2017 - 4:44pm
August 15, 2017
Our Savior's rummage sale set Aug. 17-18
Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes will host its rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, and 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 18. The proceeds will support missions. Our Savior's is at 30985 Front St.
August 15, 2017 - 9:30am
July 2, 2017
Grace United Methodist welcomes Rev. Gary Liker
On Sunday, June 25, Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes welcomed the Rev. Gary Liker as its new pastor. Liker, who formerly served at Hillcrest United Methodist Church in Bloomington, looks forward to serving GUMC because of its strong programs already in place. He hopes...
July 2, 2017 - 4:30am
June 24, 2017
Crosslake Christian Assembly of God to celebrate 20th anniversary
Crosslake Christian Assembly of God Church will celebrate its 20th anniversary at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday, June 25. Pastor Gary and Carrie...
June 24, 2017 - 6:00am
June 11, 2017
Faith column: The greatest evil
In less than a month our country will celebrate its 241st birthday commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. What do you see as the greatest evil that threatens to undermine our nation's liberty? Terrorism? Violence? Political and ideological division?...
June 11, 2017 - 4:30am
May 19, 2017
Maple Hill church to host spaghetti dinner Saturday
Maple Hill Lutheran Church, rural Pine River, will host a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the church, featuring Pastor Dave Stevens' spaghetti that is famous in five states and featured in three church cookbooks. The menu will include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread,...
May 19, 2017 - 7:30am
March 21, 2017
Blood drive set March 31 at Pequot Lakes church
In honor of Red Cross Month, the Red Cross will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 31, at Pequot Lakes Baptist Church. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification...
March 21, 2017 - 7:00am
February 16, 2017
Why go to church?
A member of the Log Church sent this to me the other day: "If you're spiritually alive, you're going to love this! If you're spiritually dead,...
February 16, 2017 - 11:38pm