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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot hosts open house on Rasmussen Road improvements
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
Open house set on Rasmussen Road improvements
Agendas - Nov. 18
Sheriff-elect names chief deputy: 'We complement each other'
Volleyball: 8th-grade Patriots first Pacesetter tourney
Women's College Hockey: Face-Off Classic Tuesday, Nov. 20, in Brainerd
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Patricia Ann Bourassa
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
John L. Holder
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Senior Menus: Nov. 19-23, 2018
Card games: Nov. 5-9, 2018
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
Letter to the editor: Thanks, Pequot Lakes, for your votes
As I See It: The fallacy of 'choice'
The Last Windrow: 'The Second Week of Deer Hunting'
Letter to the editor: This is a new dawn
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
November 18, 2018
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
Likely this will be one of several deer hunting articles in this edition - oh well. My parents and I had decided that we'd only shoot two deer this year because we have venison left over from last year. By the end opening day, I had shot our two deer. So I was left with a conundrum:...
20 hours 28 min ago
November 11, 2018
Faith: Keep God in your life
This fall has seemed especially busy. Work, family, raking leaves, school, sports, holiday preparation, meetings and deer hunting - it's a lot to fit into a short season. It will be some kind of miracle if I get my list done before the snow flies!
November 11, 2018 - 7:30am
November 4, 2018
Faith: Vote, but trust God more
We are coming up on what many in the media call "the biggest election of our lifetime." Of course, we heard the same thing two years ago, and two years before that, and two years before that. If you're like me, you have mixed emotions when it comes to elections. On one hand, it is...
November 4, 2018 - 7:30am
October 28, 2018
Faith: Speak truth to me
Today there is a skill that has been lost in our interactions with one another. That skill is the art of speaking truth. We live in a post-modern society that tries to marginalize truth claims and elevate personal experience over facts. The warring of worldviews will continue to be...
October 28, 2018 - 6:30am
October 26, 2018
Store clerk steps into woman's pain to show kindness
There are things in life that are too heavy for words. We don’t know what to say, so we say nothing at all. I know I’ve been guilty of turning...
October 26, 2018 - 8:06am
October 21, 2018
Faith: We can coexist
Sometimes as a pastor (and I believe I can speak on behalf of most pastors), I face some really challenging questions and opinions. In my opinion, there seems to be an undertow current of tension among people today. Relationships of 40 years are ending because a social media opinion...
October 21, 2018 - 7:30am
October 14, 2018
Faith: 'Onward, Christian Soldiers'
Ellie sits in her wheelchair waiting patiently for worship to begin. As she does, she hopes to pick her favorite hymn, "Onward, Christian Soldiers." For her, the tune is upbeat and causes her feet and hands to move to the rhythm. But what about the words? Does she understand what...
October 14, 2018 - 7:30am
October 7, 2018
Faith: Life, civil rights and the human heart
I'm not a scientist. I'm not a medical doctor. But I am a pastor in the Catholic Christian Church - not cold hearted, not hateful, not "locked away in an ivory tower" and apart from God's people, but among them and loving them intensely, listening, conversing and walking with them....
October 7, 2018 - 7:30am
September 30, 2018
Faith: How did life get so crazy?
How did life get so crazy? The days seem shorter and the demands greater. There always seem to be deadlines looming or past due, people with wants, family members with needs. All these time-saving, productivity-increasing devices seem to eat up more time than they save. How do we...
September 30, 2018 - 7:30am
September 23, 2018
Coming Monday: No one dies alone
Dying alone is probably one of the worst things imaginable, but the terminal patients at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center won't have...
September 23, 2018 - 11:00am
September 19, 2018
Church Street Challenge slated Sept. 29 in Nisswa
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a nonprofit organization that helps those living in poverty, will sponsor its third annual Friends of the...
September 19, 2018 - 6:00am
Pine River United Methodist to host fall dinner Sept. 22
Pine River United Methodist Church will host its fall harvest dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the church on Barclay Avenue. The slow-roasted, marinated pork dinner will also include orange fluff salad, mashed potatoes and gravy, cheesy corn, cranberry sauce and pie....
September 19, 2018 - 5:30am
Clergy training program offered Oct. 4 in Pine River
A Community Clergy Training Program on Military Culture and Wounds of War & Building Community Partnerships will be the topic of a free seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at LifeHouse Coffee in downtown Pine River. Chaplain Steve Sullivan will be the facilitator. Refreshments...
September 19, 2018 - 2:30am
September 16, 2018
Faith: A husband's nightmare
Do you have "an attitude of gratitude?" Do you give thanks for what people "do behind the scenes?" Are you one of those people who's making a difference and people don't notice or appreciate what you have done? The late Peter Marshall often told the story of the "Keeper of the Spring,"...
September 16, 2018 - 7:30am
September 9, 2018
Faith: Join in prayer as a new school year begins
Dear friends - Do you remember what the first day of school was like for you? I remember my first day of ninth grade as I was going to be starting at a new school. I was excited to go to the new school, yet when I walked into the building on that day, I wondered, "Did I make the right...
September 9, 2018 - 7:30am