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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Genealogical research meeting set April 26
Fifty Lakes: Council approves lead bartender description
'Spring into Color' is topic for Nisswa Garden Club meeting
Wildfire burns quickly through pines near Nisswa
Crews battle grass fire near Merrifield
New estimate shows healthy Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population
Deep Portage announces summer camps
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
Wilma J. Long
Terrence P. "Terry" Duma
Herbert H. Stunek
David L. Goetze
Florence M. Kapsner
Am I Getting Enough Protein?
3 Things for Better Health - April 22
Sugar affects your liver as well as your waistline
Grim's Grub: Words of warning: Don't eat these fun recipes
Faith: Be still and silent
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: Here's a first quarter review
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Cracker Barrel: Classical insights
The Last Windrow: Try turkey hunting to beat the winter blues
Letter to the Editor: Enbridge pipeline bad for environment, economy
letters to the editor
Births: April 8, 2018
John and Clare Staulcup
Births - April 1, 2018
Births-March 22, 2018
Wildfire burns quickly through pines near Nisswa
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
November 18, 2017
Area schools honor veterans
Crosslake, Pequot Lakes, Pine River-Backus and Nisswa schools hosted Veterans Day programs Friday, Nov. 10, and Monday, Nov. 13, to honor area...
November 18, 2017 - 8:00am
November 13, 2017
Brainerd recognizes vets for another year
Brainerd High School students and the community at large sat down Friday to hear how Bob Uppgaard helped make sure U.S. troops had enough supplies...
November 13, 2017 - 11:56am
November 11, 2017
67 years later, missing soldier home at last
Janet Baril knows a lot about her brother Donald Baer's time in the U.S. Army before and during the Korean War. She knows what unit he was in:...
November 11, 2017 - 7:00am
Faces: Quilting for a cause - Potts uses talents to give back to veterans
Quilting is how one local woman uses her skills to thank and support veterans in her community. "Everything I do is for the veterans," said Patty...
November 11, 2017 - 6:00am
November 9, 2017
The origin of the poppy
On Veterans Day Nov. 11, we honor and celebrate American veterans. At this year's Veterans Day service at Pequot Lakes High School, veterans...
November 9, 2017 - 9:30am
October 18, 2017
Campaign seeks to highlight service of Minnesota's women veterans
ST. PAUL — A new campaign is spotlighting the contributions and experiences of women veterans in Minnesota. The "I Am Not Invisible" campaign, announced this week, will share stories of female veterans through public service announcements and a photography exhibit. "It's an avenue...
October 18, 2017 - 7:56pm
October 10, 2017
After years of searching Goodridge, Minn., man returns WWII vet's watch
GOODRIDGE, Minn.—A local Goodridge, Minn., man searching for the owner of a watch thought that answers would bring closure, but instead, the...
October 10, 2017 - 8:16am