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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Watch 4-H horse team rehearse Wednesday
Ideal man dies from felled tree
Pequot Lakes: August will bring street dance, National Night Out
Authorities urge extreme caution on washed out Soo Line Trail
Cottage Food Producer Safety Training offered in Brainerd
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Patriot hoopsters take part in Heat Check Camp
Athletics: Pequot fall sports meeting scheduled
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Fort win playoff opener
Marlene (Olk) Krantz
Harold Ray Peterson
Barbara Jean Love
Lawrence A. Garro
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
Grim's Grub: Recipes harken back to Spurrier Hotel opening
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
As I See It: The America I believe we need
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
May 29, 2018
Honoring their sacrifice: Brainerd Memorial Day celebration pays tribute to fallen servicemembers
Jamie, Jerry and Gary. These names resonate with Tim Bray—the Crow Wing County engineer, though his day-job took a backseat to his lesser-known...
May 29, 2018 - 4:00am
May 26, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Good job, Rep. Poston
I am writing today to commend your local state representative John Poston for his leadership in the House on matters related to our veterans. In his short time in the Legislature, Rep. Poston has quickly emerged as one of our leading voices on veterans' issues. He was the chief author...
May 26, 2018 - 7:30am
May 25, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
Those wishing to pay respects this Memorial Day weekend at the All Veterans Memorial on Laurel Street may want to watch their step.
May 25, 2018 - 3:19pm
Lokstad is Memorial Day speaker at Crosslake Lutheran
Crosslake Lutheran Church's annual Memorial Day service is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, May 27, at the Outdoor Worship Center on Daggett Pine Road...
May 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Grim's Tales: Give time to honor veterans on Memorial Day
A grand parade, a community picnic with people lined up down the block, taps ringing through the air and cemeteries full of locals honoring veterans...
May 25, 2018 - 8:30am
May 24, 2018
Veterans organization seeks nursing students for scholarships
Members of the 40 & 8 Voiture 754 are looking for lakes area applicants for nurses training scholarships. The group - made up of veterans representing...
May 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Volunteers respond to county complaints at memorial site
Sand now fills gaps in brick work and caution tape cordons off an area of the All Veterans Memorial on Laurel Street—one day after county...
May 24, 2018 - 10:00am
April 19, 2018
Letter to the editor: Overlooking veterans
I had a letter in the April 5 Echo Journal with the newspaper's policy of 300 words. I came up short of what I intended to accomplish. This is a continuation. My main point was the government's overlook of 18- to 20-year-old military personnel. With that in mind, there are new government...
April 19, 2018 - 7:30am
April 10, 2018
Bataan memorial service honors Brainerd armed forces
Bruce Paine came to the Brainerd National Guard Armory to remember his uncle Donald even though the two have never met as Donald, a soldier,...
April 10, 2018 - 4:00am
April 9, 2018
HUD, VA team up to help 100 homeless veterans find permanent homes in Minnesota
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced the availability of nearly $627,000 to five housing authorities in Minnesota to provide permanent homes for 100 veterans experiencing homelessness. The supportive housing assistance...
April 9, 2018 - 11:30am
March 23, 2018
Lueck's bill related to veterans advances
A bill Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, authored to add a simple "yes or no" veterans' status box on open state appointment applications moved through...
March 23, 2018 - 9:00am
January 13, 2018
Events scheduled for Veterans in need
Northern Lakes Vets & Friends is sponsoring an educational meeting on post-traumatic stress disorder at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Developmental Achievement Center west of Pine River on County Highway 2. The event will include a presentation on the symptoms of PTSD and services...
January 13, 2018 - 5:30am
December 25, 2017
Christmas for Vets lays wreaths to honor veterans
Thanks to the Christmas for Vets program and 20 volunteers, 316 veterans at five lakes area cemeteries were honored with wreaths for the holiday...
December 25, 2017 - 4:00am
December 12, 2017
Help support veterans during holidays
Homeless and Wounded Warriors-MN, a local 501c3 nonprofit assisting area veteran families, is conducting its third annual Christmas fund drive to support Homeless and Wounded Warrior families over the holidays. The group's focus during the holidays is on the young children who may...
December 12, 2017 - 7:30am
November 22, 2017
Christmas for Vets to honor veterans with wreaths on graves
The Christmas for Vets organization will once again honor veterans in local cemeteries this holiday season. About 300 veterans in five cemeteries will have wreaths placed on their gravesites. The five cemeteries include the city of Pequot Lakes, Our Savior's Lutheran, Kedron, Jenkins...
November 22, 2017 - 3:30am