Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake School: Board approves pre-K application
Winter weather advisory continues
Crosslake student receives honorable mention in Mayor for a Day essay contest
Resident input sought on Pequot Lakes comp plan
UW-Madison announces area winter graduates
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Etta Mae Heuberger
Margaret Mary Baxter
Wayne A Hardy
Gerald O. Lehn
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
January 19, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Trump's wall of racism
Recently I heard the "initial cost" of Trump's wall of racism at $18 billion. Cost of "maintenance forever" isn't mentioned! What we could do with $18 billion for education, peace, food stamps, healthcare! It won't cost Little Big Man $18 billion; it likely won't cost him a cent,...
January 19, 2018 - 7:30am
January 4, 2018
Looking Back - Jan. 4, 2018
40 years ago - Jan. 5, 1978 (Photo) Cass County Sheriff Louis Chalich participated in the "celebrity dog races" and kept smiling, although it was his first experience on a dog sled. (Headline) Minnesota futurest prognosticates for year 2077, but declines to predict tomorrow's weather...
January 4, 2018 - 3:30am
November 11, 2017
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
July 29, 2017
Free tennis, archery lessons for ages 6-16 offered in Merrifield
The Merrifield Lions Club will sponsor free tennis and archery lessons for youth ages 6-16 at the Merrifield Lions Park on County Road 3. Free tennis lessons will be at 6 p.m. Mondays, July 31 and Aug. 7, and Wednesdays, Aug. 2 and 9, at the tennis court at the park. Free archery...
July 29, 2017 - 7:30am
July 21, 2017
Reminders: July 21, 2017
Merrifield Lions Park-Fest The Merrifield Lions Park-Fest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at the Merrifield Lions Park on County Road 3. A car and bike show sponsored by the Iron Order Motorcycle Club will be held on the park's baseball field from 10 a.m. to...
July 21, 2017 - 8:30am
July 19, 2017
Merrifield Lions Park-Fest set July 22
The Merrifield Lions Park-Fest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at the Merrifield Lions Park on County Road 3. A car and bike show sponsored by the Iron Order Motorcycle Club will be held on the park's baseball field from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration of $10...
July 19, 2017 - 4:30am
July 18, 2017
Nisswa Women's Club to meet July 20
The Nisswa Women's Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, July 20, at The Woods in Merrifield. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch served at noon. The featured program is "Living Our Dream: What We've Learned Teaching and Owning Jean's - The Right Plant Place,"...
July 18, 2017 - 6:30am
May 17, 2017
Brothers drag homeowner to safety in Merrifield house fire
Zack and Brady Houle sprang into action Wednesday afternoon when they heard their neighbor's house was on fire—running to the house, they...
May 17, 2017 - 11:45pm
Firefighters on scene at Merrifield house fire
MERRIFIELD—Emergency responders are on scene at a house fire south of Merrifield. The fire was reported after 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, and...
May 17, 2017 - 5:23pm
May 5, 2017
Letter to the editor: Trump's first and final war
Trump. When will enough of our bought-and-paid-for politicians in "the swamp" decide they love their country, their children and grandchildren, the rest of the world and the earth enough to drop their addiction to money and "party," ridding us of this terrible pretender and liar?...
May 5, 2017 - 6:00am
February 16, 2017
Letter to the editor: Capitalism isn't good
Capitalism is good at what it does, but what it does isn't good. It guarantees that as some become richer, others have to be made poorer. In spite of the complicated, indecipherable propaganda we're constantly bathed in, that's a given of capitalism. Like cancer, it depends on "growth."...
February 16, 2017 - 9:06pm
January 25, 2017
Icy roads lead to two-vehicle crash
Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl reports that a two-vehicle crash with injuries took place on County Road 3 and Morningside Drive in Merrifield on Friday, Jan. 20, around 6:22 a.m. The driver of one vehicle, Gretchen Mishler, 53, of Pillager and the driver and passenger of the other...
January 25, 2017 - 11:52pm
January 12, 2017
Looking Back - Jan. 12, 2017
40 years ago, Jan. 13, 1977 Rev. W.C. Hilpert, pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes, will deliver his farewell service on Sunday, Jan. 16. (Headline) Veteran's service-connected disability rates changed by Health Care Act of 1976 (Photo) Elizabeth Clasen, of Pequot...
January 12, 2017 - 10:33pm
January 3, 2017
CWD found in two farm-raised deer near Merrifield
ST. PAUL—Chronic Wasting Disease has been identified in a farmed deer herd near Merrifield, the Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported...
January 3, 2017 - 12:27pm
January 2, 2017
Crow Wing Energized to offer lifestyle change classes
Crow Wing Energized is offering several lifestyle change classes at various times and locations throughout Crow Wing County beginning the week of Jan. 9. The year-long program helps participants make real lifestyle changes such as eating healthier, including physical activity in their...
January 2, 2017 - 10:15am