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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
Area Female Athlete: Wynn helps put the W in PR-B
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
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Grim's Grub: Let's shake things up a bit
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.
As I See It: Why study history?
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
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
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
May 20, 2017
Pequot Lakes School District: Board talks higher insurance rates
The Pequot Lakes School Board learned about the probable increase of employee health insurance at its Monday, May 15, board meeting. Superintendent...
May 20, 2017 - 4:00am