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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Backus Legion officers installed
Ruttger Family honored for philanthropy
Smaller turnout, bigger fish at week 4 of Hackensack fishing contest
Making the Grade: July 15, 2018
Outdoor Notes for July 15
Golf results - July 12, 2018
Danecdotes: Fan voting affects all-star games
KLICK! - Run for the Walleye
PL 9U team league champs
Edward R. Van Beek
Jevonne M. Ness
Julius Clifford Matson
Michael T. Koering
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
Chef's Hat: For a sweet treat, grill fruit
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish to hold capital fund drive
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
Cheesehead Chatter: Farewell to Echoland
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
April 4, 2018
Ruud earns Legislator of the Year, Government Relations awards
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, recently received two awards for her legislative work. Greater Minnesota Parks and Trails recognized...
April 4, 2018 - 5:00am
March 31, 2018
Legislators highlight tax bill, safe schools - Chamber hosts annual legislative forum
Tax conformity, safe and secure schools, mental health issues, transportation, jobs and the economy, clean water - these are all topics area...
March 31, 2018 - 7:00am
March 24, 2018
Crosslake loon center project attracts national attention
"People protect what they know and love." It's a concept that community leaders in the Crosslake area have rallied around, according to Molly...
March 24, 2018 - 8:00am
'Eggs & Issues' legislative forum over, easy
In lieu of a magic crystal ball, Brainerd lakes area businesses hoped to get a glimpse into the future by asking area legislators to be prognosticators...
March 24, 2018 - 4:00am
March 22, 2018
Ruud named Nature Conservancy's 2017 Government Relations Award recipient
Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, earned The Nature Conservancy's 2017 Government Relations Award for her efforts to protect Minnesota's prairies,...
March 22, 2018 - 11:30am
February 23, 2018
State Legislature: Tax conformity, bonding bill cited as top issues
Tax conformity and a bonding bill are among the top issues on the minds of local legislators as they started the legislative session Tuesday, Feb. 20, in St. Paul. Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township/Cass County Gazelka, serving as Senate majority leader, said before the session's...
February 23, 2018 - 12:30pm
February 17, 2018
Platform is focus of GOP caucus-goers - Attendance down at Crow Wing, Cass locations
Low turnout stifled morale at some Republican caucus locations throughout Crow Wing and Cass counties Tuesday, Feb. 6, but others reported a...
February 17, 2018 - 7:00am
February 8, 2018
Elder abuse takes focus at CLC listening session
Central Lakes College hosted a session Wednesday regarding aging and elder care in central Minnesota—a subject that's been gaining traction...
February 8, 2018 - 6:00am
February 5, 2018
Ruud to co-host session on aging, long-term care issues
State Sens. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, and Karin Housley, R-St. Mary's Point, will hold a joint listening session focused on aging and long-term...
February 5, 2018 - 4:00am
January 31, 2018
Ruud, Housley to host listening session on aging, long-term care
On Feb. 7, Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, and Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary's Point, will host a joint listening session focused on aging and long-term care issues. The listening session is planned at 4:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. The public...
January 31, 2018 - 11:30am
CLC plays host to bonding presentations
Having made their appeals to authority, the city of Brainerd and Central Lakes College now wait for the state of Minnesota's response. Tuesday's...
January 31, 2018 - 7:00am
December 27, 2017
Ruud named Legislator of Year for environmental work
Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was named Legislator of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts for...
December 27, 2017 - 6:00am
December 9, 2017
Deadline extended to prevent wolf attacks on livestock
Minnesota livestock producers received additional time to apply for grant money to help prevent wolf attacks. Due to a late harvest that kept producers in the fields longer than average, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture extended the deadline for the Wolf-Livestock Conflict...
December 9, 2017 - 4:30am
December 7, 2017
Ruud named legislator of the year by state SWCD group
ST. PAUL—Environment and Natural Resource Policy and Legacy Finance Chair Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was named Legislator of the...
December 7, 2017 - 9:00am
November 29, 2017
Farmers have more time for wolf grant applications
Minnesota farmers have an additional three weeks to apply for grant money to help prevent wolf attacks. Due to a late harvest keeping farmers in the fields longer than average, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is extending the deadline for the Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention...
November 29, 2017 - 3:00am