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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Curiosity paves path for Hunts' legacy of innovation and giving. Brainerd Lakes Chamber celebrates CRMC and Jack Pine Brewery
Crow Wing County: Voters surge in 2018 midterms, nearly rivaling 2016
MnDOT seeks public proposals for small business resource center
Nuggets to go
Volunteers needed: Salvation Army kicks off 2018 red kettle campaign
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
John L. Holder
Bernice A. Otterson
Card games: Nov. 5-9, 2018
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Letter to the editor: People for Pequot offers big thank you
Letter to the editor: Crosslake mayor-elect thanks voters
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
November 13, 2018
Safety for Students app available to schools
In partnership with CrisisGo, Sourcewell is offering its members in education free access to the Safety for Students application and program....
November 13, 2018 - 6:00am
August 8, 2018
Learn crisis communication essentials at Sourcewell
Community members in Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties are invited to attend "Communicating in a Crisis," presented by Anthony Huey of Reputation Management Associates at Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 16,...
August 8, 2018 - 6:30am
July 7, 2018
NJPA changes name to Sourcewell
National Joint Powers Alliance announces the launch of its new brand name, Sourcewell, to better reflect its purpose and to position itself for...
July 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
June 16, 2018
NJPA changes its name to Sourcewell
STAPLES—National Joint Powers Alliance announced the launch of its new brand name, Sourcewell, to better reflect its purpose and to position itself for ongoing local and national growth. Founded as an Educational Cooperative Service Unit for its five-county region in 1978, the...
June 16, 2018 - 4:30am
June 11, 2018
Breezy Point: NJPA to help with comprehensive plan update
The National Joint Powers Alliance will help the city of Breezy Point with its in-progress comprehensive plan update. NJPA's proposal - approved...
June 11, 2018 - 5:00am
May 28, 2018
Pine River-Backus School: Board approves solar project
The Pine River-Backus School Board approved a joint project to provide solar power to PR-B and other partners, including Pequot Lakes School,...
May 28, 2018 - 5:00am
May 27, 2018
Area teachers honored as Educators of Excellence
Six local teachers were among 49 Region 5 educators honored at the National Joint Powers Alliance's Educators of Excellence Awards Banquet on...
May 27, 2018 - 9:00am
May 8, 2018
Pequot Lakes athlete shines on and off the field - Young receives Rising Star award
Dedication, positivity and the ability to overcome obstacles are some of the qualities that set Pequot Lakes senior Austin Young apart from his...
May 8, 2018 - 7:00am
April 29, 2018
Local nonprofits receive Initiative Foundation grants
The Initiative Foundation and its Partner Funds awarded 67 grants totaling $300,599 during the first quarter of 2018. The grants support organizations and projects primarily in the 14-county region of central Minnesota. Local recipients are: • Cass County Economic Development Corporation--Pine...
April 29, 2018 - 11:30am
March 5, 2018
Region 5 students to participate in Lakes Bee
Thirty students from across Region 5 will take the stage at National Joint Powers Alliance Wednesday, March 7, for the 2018 Lakes Bee. The group of spellers is composed of students in grades 5-8 who were a finalist or champion in their district. The Lakes Bee champion earns a trip...
March 5, 2018 - 5:30am
January 17, 2018
Cities and counties invited to apply for 2018 innovation funding
STAPLES—For the fifth-consecutive year, city and county entities within Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena counties—Region...
January 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 13, 2017
Breezy Point: Council hears compensation study results - Administrator search continues
The Breezy Point City Council heard updates on the city's recent compensation study and the search for a new city administrator at its Monday,...
November 13, 2017 - 4:00am
August 20, 2017
Crosslake: Council learns flood insurance may become mandatory for many
Council members and residents at the Monday, Aug. 14, Crosslake City Council meeting learned about changes from the Federal Emergency Management...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
June 5, 2017
Local students place at NJPA art show
Students in grades 4-12 from Crosslake, Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus schools displayed artwork at the Freshwater/National Joint Powers Alliance Student Art Show May 11-12 in the Centennial Auditorium Lobby in Staples. Submission categories included: crafts, digital art, drawing,...
June 5, 2017 - 5:30am
May 22, 2017
Faces: Asking for help kept a hard year from getting worse for Ford
When her grandmother, Lisa Ford, was receiving treatment for brain cancer, Pine River-Backus High School senior Tia Ford had a rough school year....
May 22, 2017 - 5:00am