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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Agendas - Sept. 23
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves preliminary levy
Faces: Pequot Lakes police officer goes back to school as liaison
Making the Grade: Sept. 23, 2018
Police Blotter - Sept. 22, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Golf results - Sept. 20, 2018
PLHS students succeed on N.D. waterfowl hunt
High School Football: Failed PATs doom Patriots
Beargrease sled dog rerouted, shortened for 2019
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Dear daughters, from Mom
Senior Menus: Sept. 24-28, 2018
Faith: Unity in a divided nation
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
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
The Last Windrow: A time when people pulled together to save a town
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
September 20, 2018
Local volunteer helps with Hurricane Florence
Mark Miller had no idea what he was getting into when he became an American Red Cross volunteer, but the Aitkin man wanted to donate more than...
September 20, 2018 - 7:00am
June 24, 2018
Faith in Action volunteers gather for luncheon
Faith in Action volunteers gathered for a spring training luncheon May 16. "Off to the Races" was the theme for the luncheon in Hackensack, where...
June 24, 2018 - 8:30am
June 13, 2018
Grace United Methodist to host community picnic
Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes invites the community to a summer picnic to celebrate and honor volunteers at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the church. This event is free and will feature favorite summer foods. GUMC hopes to celebrate all those who contribute to making...
June 13, 2018 - 3:30am
Habitat for Humanity, Common Goods to hold volunteer open house
Learn about Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity and Common Goods during a half-hour informational open house Tuesday, May 15, at Crosslake Lutheran Church. The two organizations are partnering for this open house to discuss volunteer opportunities, such as salvage/pickup crew, construction...
May 13, 2018 - 9:30am
April 25, 2018
Teen volunteers sought for Safety Kids program
Teen leaders in grades 5-8 are sought to be volunteers at the Safety Kids Camp for children ages 4-6 scheduled in June. Volunteers are needed from 8:30-11:45 a.m. Monday-Thursday, June 4-7; and 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursday, June 7, to assist with clean up. Commitment for all four...
April 25, 2018 - 4:30am
April 10, 2018
MnDOT seeks Adopt a Highway volunteers; realizes $6 million benefit in 2017
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking for people and organizations to join the more than 4,100 groups and 16,000 people in the state who are Adopt a Highway volunteers. The program, which realized an estimated $6 million benefit in 2017, is a public service project...
April 10, 2018 - 11:30am
April 9, 2018
Good Samaritan Society Hospice to celebrate National Volunteer Week
Good Samaritan Society Hospice is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, and plans to celebrate with an appreciation dinner for its volunteers. According to a news release, last year, volunteers at Good Samaritan Society Hospice gave a total of 623 hours of volunteer work....
April 9, 2018 - 1:30pm
March 26, 2018
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: Leading Crosslake forward
On March 21, a draft of the new Crosslake comprehensive plan began a 30-day public comment period. The draft is available on our city website at www.cityofcrosslake.org. Crosslake residents will be able to read through the new plan, now reduced from over 90 pages to 60 pages. Your...
March 26, 2018 - 4:30am
March 20, 2018
Faith in Action volunteers hold up to growing requests
Two or three times each week, Faith in Action Volunteer Bob King, of Backus, leaves home in his Suburban to pick up a neighbor in Hackensack...
March 20, 2018 - 9:00am
March 7, 2018
Weather watchers wanted: Nationwide network seeks volunteers to track rain, snow
FARGO — Every day, Mark Uselman records the precipitation that lands in his backyard. The north Fargo resident has made observing the weather...
March 7, 2018 - 6:59pm
January 1, 2018
Heartland Hospice seeks volunteers
Heartland Hospice is looking for caring and dedicated people with an interest in serving terminally ill patients and their families in Pequot Lakes and the outlying communities. Volunteers provide services such as friendly visiting, pet visits, musical enrichment, art enrichment,...
January 1, 2018 - 7:30am
December 30, 2017
Requests for Faith in Action volunteers surge
Many people in rural Minnesota depend on friends or neighbors for rides to medical appointments, grocery shopping and errands. For some, this is the only way they connect with their community, especially during the winter months. At times, finding a driver can be difficult. Faith...
December 30, 2017 - 5:30am
December 20, 2017
Forest Service seeking volunteers at Shingobee Recreation Area
WALKER—The Chippewa National Forest Walker Ranger District is looking for volunteers to host visitors at the Shingobee Recreation Area...
December 20, 2017 - 11:00am
December 18, 2017
Faith in Action offers ornaments on Angel Tree
During this holiday season, community angels can support Faith in Action for Cass County's services to people in need with an ornament on its Angel Tree. Donations made to Faith in Action before the holidays can be dedicated "in honor of" or "in memory of" someone you love or care...
December 18, 2017 - 3:30am