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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County Most Wanted: December
Santa to be at Ole and Lena's on Saturday
Disabled students learn life lessons with holiday craft sale
Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
Pequot Lakes: Council approves Trailside Park design items on split vote
Dance: Revolution takes third in Aitkin
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Crosslake archer takes 26th
Football: Schindel named MVP for Patriots
Wrestling: Road Crew takes 3 of 4 - Team sweeps home triangular
Jerome "Joe" Hines
George E. Schwagerl
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Faith: Pecan pie
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
Letter to the editor: The old lamplighter
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
October 28, 2017
Crosslake: Administrator proposes lower tax levy
The Crosslake City Council held a special budget meeting Monday, Oct. 23, and City Administrator Mike Lyonais brought forth a plan for a lower...
October 28, 2017 - 9:00am
October 16, 2017
Crosslake: Council approves new community center sound system
The Crosslake Community Center is set to get new sound systems in the gymnasium and meeting rooms after the city council approved the use of...
October 16, 2017 - 6:00am
August 28, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council disagrees on open forum policy
After citizens requested the Manhattan Beach City Council include comments made during the open forum portion of meetings in the official meeting...
August 28, 2017 - 9:00am
July 31, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council takes action against MB Lodge fireworks
An issue with fireworks at Manhattan Beach Lodge over the Fourth of July weekend prompted the Manhattan Beach City Council to seek assistance...
July 31, 2017 - 6:00am
July 17, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Thank you for Fourth of July events
To everyone who was lucky enough to be in Pequot Lakes last Monday and Tuesday, thank you so much for joining our celebrations. Monday evening, the band SOLO played to a large audience waiting for the fireworks that were organized by the Pequot Lakes Chamber - and thanks to the sponsors...
July 17, 2017 - 4:30am
July 6, 2017
Vikings to storm Hackensack Sweetheart Days
The Hackensack Chamber of Commerce has new attractions lined up for Sweetheart Days, including an event featuring Minnesota Vikings football...
July 6, 2017 - 4:00am
July 1, 2017
July 4 fireworks delayed in Hackensack to Sweetheart Days
The traditional Independence Day fireworks show in Hackensack instead will be held Tuesday, July 11, this year during the annual Sweetheart Days celebration. Donated funding for the two events was low this past year, which prompted Chamber of Commerce and community members to discuss...
July 1, 2017 - 8:30am
June 30, 2017
Four days of area fireworks on tap
There is no shortage of fireworks shows to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday in the Brainerd lakes area. Following is a list of locations...
June 30, 2017 - 6:00am
February 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: 2018 Minnesota governor race already crowded
ST. PAUL—There is one easy prediction in Minnesota politics: The 2018 governor's race will be crowded. Nearly 20 people have said they...
February 24, 2017 - 1:18pm
December 16, 2016
Pine River Parade of Lights brightens cold day
Pine River held its annual Parade of Lights amidst chilly winds Saturday, Dec. 10, but that didn't stop children and families from enjoying the...
December 16, 2016 - 10:57pm
July 14, 2016
Letters to the Editor: Thanks to those who made Crosslake fireworks a success
The 46th Celebrate America Fireworks over Crosslake on Saturday, July 2, was terrific and some appreciation and thanks are due to the team that pulled it off. This event was successful due to the generosity of our city officials who approved the expense for the fireworks, and also...
July 14, 2016 - 3:07pm
June 29, 2016
Letter to the editor: Be careful around fireworks
Brainerd will have quite a July 4 fireworks display again, I imagine. I haven't attended one for several years, as it's gotten so overwhelming. We don't enjoy the beauty of single bursts; everything is "multiple" and too much. To me, it seems similar to taking foods from many separate,...
June 29, 2016 - 11:15am
No parking due to Crosslake fireworks
Because of Crosslake fireworks show preparation, there will be no parking or boat launching at the Robert Street public access on Cross Lake from midnight Friday, July 1, until the fireworks barge is disassembled Sunday, July 3, or Monday, July 4. Volunteers built a 32-foot barge...
June 29, 2016 - 9:59am
Fireworks shows depend on public donations
With the Fourth of July right around the corner, towns are getting ready to shoot off their annual fireworks. But those fireworks shows come...
June 29, 2016 - 9:31am
July 7, 2015
The Last Windrow: A memorable Fourth of July
Some Fourth of July holidays you remember more vividly than others. I can almost smell the bratwurst and burgers cooking atop charcoal as I sit here this holiday week. Plans are finalized about who is coming to celebrate the nation's birthday. Kids are eagerly anticipating fireworks...
July 7, 2015 - 9:42am