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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 8, 2018
Faith: Land of the free and home of the brave
Among our citizenship, little is known about the War of 1812, even though from its battlements we receive our beloved national anthem. History records that several decades passed before our nation once again became embroiled in conflict with England. And it was during the British...
July 8, 2018 - 7:30am
July 1, 2018
Faith: Religion, politics and the Fourth of July
Religion and politics: Those are the two subjects that we are supposed to avoid at dinner parties, family gatherings and wherever we want to "keep the peace." If these topics do come up - there is always an instigator, a pot-stirrer - we'd best not say what we really think and just...
July 1, 2018 - 5:30am
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 17, 2018
Faith: What I learned from 30 days without food
I find health and nutrition to be fascinating. I enjoy reading about it, talking about it and experimenting with it. This past April I completed a 30-day water fast, where I ate no food and drank only water and took a few supplements for 30 days. I know, it's a bit nuts. So why did...
June 17, 2018 - 6:30am
June 15, 2018
Adult and Teen Challenge to sing, speak in Pine River
Pine River United Methodist Church will host the Central Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge at its Sunday worship service June 17. Breakfast will be served from 8:45-9:45 a.m., before the 10 a.m. worship service. The group will share its music and testimonies of redemption and healing....
June 15, 2018 - 6:30am
June 11, 2018
Hackensack church to host monthly flea markets
Sacred Heart Church Council of Catholic Women will host its 51st year of flea markets on Wednesdays, June 13, July 11 and Aug. 8, in the church parking lot. Rental space and lots are available by reservation only. Coffee and rolls will be served at 6:30 a.m. with lunch served later....
June 11, 2018 - 3:30am
June 10, 2018
Faith: What's the hang-up?
Two brilliant people had the opportunity to connect. One is the novelist, the other a theologian. As they put their minds together, the novelist challenged the theologian with questions that many people have asked. "Do you really believe the Bible's true? Do you really believe a baby...
June 10, 2018 - 7:30am
June 5, 2018
Sharing health costs with faith
DULUTH—Joe and Dorothy Sayers disagree, slightly, on what their monthly health insurance premium had risen to six or seven years back....
June 5, 2018 - 9:47am
June 3, 2018
Faith: It was a weekend to pause, give thanks and remember
Dear friends, As I sit and write this article on Friday morning, many of us are getting ready for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer! As a child, I remember looking forward to Memorial Day weekend - school was close to being done for the year, Grandma and Grandpa...
June 3, 2018 - 5:30am
May 20, 2018
Grandparents, stay in the game
When I was asked to write a book to grandparents (Faith Begins At Home Grandparents) I wasn't sure where to begin, as I'm not a grandparent, so I decided to survey over 200 grandparents, where I asked them one simple question: "What prevents you from being a spiritual influence in...
May 20, 2018 - 11:30am
May 13, 2018
Faith: Mother's Day reflection: Remember our spiritual mother, Mary
This weekend people will be bringing flowers, chocolate, jewelry, nice cards and messages to their wonderful mothers. This Sunday is Mother's Day, and it is appropriate to take time to honor our mothers who have blessed us with the gift of life and have supported us in so many ways,...
May 13, 2018 - 6:30am
May 11, 2018
Brainerd addiction center celebrates 10th anniversary
Sam Anderson's baby celebrated its 10th anniversary Thursday, May 10, with a fundraising banquet at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd....
May 11, 2018 - 4:00am
May 6, 2018
Faith: We all need a leader
Greetings one and all! I hope and pray that all of you are enjoying the beautiful spring weather! One of my favorite authors is Max Lucado. He is a pastor of great insight and wisdom. I recently gave a sermon on Jesus as "The Good Shepherd." In doing so, I was reminded of some words...
May 6, 2018 - 5:30am
May 4, 2018
Blessing of seeds, plants events set at Lutheran Church of the Cross
Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa invites the community to the Blessing of the Seeds and Plants worship service at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday, May 6.
May 4, 2018 - 11:30am
April 22, 2018
Faith: Be still and silent
As I write this, it's Sunday afternoon, and it's snowing. In mid-April. Blah.
April 22, 2018 - 7:30am