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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes candidate forum slated Oct. 1
2018 Voter's Guide: Pequot Lakes School Board
2018 Voter's Guide: Pine River-Backus School Board
2018 Voter's Guide: Fifty Lakes City Council, mayor candidates
2018 Voter's Guide: Manhattan Beach City contests
Junior Hockey: North Stars skate past Willmar
Cross Country: Patriot boys 5th, girls 7th in Bagley - PR-B boys finish 20th
Bemidji State picked fifth in WCHA preseason polls, Minnesota State again the favorite
Defending champs Minnesota Duluth picked to finish first in NCHC; followed by SCSU, UND
Inside the Outdoors: Viruses victimize wildlife, too
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Shawn Eisel Blanchard
Lyle B. Sannes
Evelyn D. Eide
Coming Wednesday: Substance abuse is addictive
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
Crow Wing Energized: Depression might be more common than you think
Pequot Lakes church to host lutefisk supper Sept. 29
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
August 23, 2018
Class to cover winter salt use best practices
When snow and ice start to accumulate on Brainerd lakes area roads, parking lots and sidewalks, salt is often applied, which contains chloride,...
August 23, 2018 - 9:23am
July 9, 2018
Most Crow Wing County lakes meet state standards after water quality testing
After two years of water sampling and testing the health of the Mississippi River Brainerd Watershed's lakes and streams, the results are in,...
July 9, 2018 - 7:00am
July 8, 2018
Who are we without our memories?
Last week, Edie caught her first fish off of her great-grandparents' dock on a little lake in Minnesota. After her daddy helped her pull that...
July 8, 2018 - 9:11am
June 27, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Board adopts SWCD watercourses
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners adopted the Crow Wing County Soil and Water Conservation District's summary of watercourses to include...
June 27, 2018 - 8:00am
May 1, 2018
DNR urges extreme caution on late-season ice
Lakes in every part of Minnesota are experiencing later-than-usual ice-out but temperatures are rising. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
May 1, 2018 - 3:00am
December 10, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: First ice is a timeless temptation
Last weekend my wife and I and our Labrador retriever took a walk to enjoy what was predicted to be the warmer and sunnier of the weekend days,...
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
November 23, 2017
County seeks input on proposed aquatic invasive species prevention plan
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department is requesting public comment on the proposed 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species Plan. The plan can be viewed on the county website at www.crowwing.us by clicking on "Crow Wing County Listens." Written comments on the plan will be accepted until...
November 23, 2017 - 12:30pm
September 2, 2017
WAPOA members learn about lake health
Members of the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association filled the Crosslake Community Center on Tuesday, Aug. 15, to learn about the health...
September 2, 2017 - 6:00am
Ossie, Kimble residents clash over DNR barrier removal
About 85 residents of Kimble, Ossawinnamakee and surrounding lakes gathered Tuesday, Aug. 22, to learn about the Department of Natural Resource's...
September 2, 2017 - 4:00am
August 13, 2017
WAPOA seminar will discuss water quality Aug. 15
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association invites members, local government officials, lake associations and all who are interested in area water quality to a workshop/seminar at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the Crosslake Community Center.
August 13, 2017 - 4:30am
August 5, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Get outside and enjoy summer in the lakes area
"Summer is over." How many times have you heard this phrase? I have heard it all summer - starting in June! Following are two examples from emails I received just this week. One read: "What a beautiful summer day! It's hard to believe it's almost over!!" The other said: "Summer is...
August 5, 2017 - 4:00am
July 14, 2017
GCOLA business meeting to be held Saturday
All Gull Chain of Lakes Association (GCOLA - https://www.gcola.org) members are invited to attend the annual membership business meeting at 10...
July 14, 2017 - 5:30am
June 30, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Celebrate a summer of FUN
I have dubbed this a "Summer of FUN." I have that phrase written on a dry erase marker board on my refrigerator with "FUN" in all capital bubble...
June 30, 2017 - 9:00am
April 29, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: Snow is gone; go check out the lakes area
The weather is still somewhat finicky, but I think it's safe to say spring is here. Sure, it snowed in Backus over the weekend, but nothing accumulated. Let's just call that a fluke. We may still have to deal with a nearly unending chance of rain and high temperatures that may fluctuate...
April 29, 2017 - 5:10am
March 2, 2017
Sheriff's offices warn of deteriorating ice
As unseasonably warm weather quickly deteriorates ice conditions on lakes across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
March 2, 2017 - 9:25pm