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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Friends of Nisswa Lake Park seeks leadership team member
Court of appeals rules no new trial in burglary case
Governor candidate debate set Friday at Grand View Lodge
Crow Wing County Board: County leases Pequot Lakes fire tower for repairs
People for Pequot - Nonprofit group forms 'for betterment of Pequot Lakes'
Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley archery hunts
College Softball: CLC offering fall league
Area Golf News: Legacy leaderboard crowded
Pine River-Backus cancels varsity football season
Racing: Roe reflects on key events while general manager at BIR
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
Why hiker's rash happens, and how to make it less likely
Go beyond tomatoes with fresh salsas
Breaded pork tenderloin sandwich: Someone serve ASAP
3 things for better health
Opinion: Audio recordings - Omarosa, President Trump and Billy Graham
Pete's Point: Wheaties was positive booster of Patriot teams
Our Opinion: We are not the enemy
Letter to the editor: Blessed to live in Pequot Lakes
Serving as mayor has been a privilege
letters to the editor
Bill & Mary Crosby
Births: Aug. 7, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
August 10, 2018
40 & 8 pancake breakfast Aug. 12
A blueberry pancake breakfast will be hosted at the Pequot Lakes Legion on Sunday, Aug. 12, put on by 40 & 8, composed of members from Pequot Lakes, Nisswa, Crosslake and Pine River. The event with run from 8 a.m. to noon, with blueberry pancakes, sausage and eggs served along with...
August 10, 2018 - 2:30am
February 16, 2018
Hackensack Legion Auxiliary to host Sunday breakfast
Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 will serve breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb.18, at the American Legion Club. Menu includes choice of pancakes, bacon and eggs; or eggs, bacon, hash browns and toast. Both include juice and coffee for $6. The proceeds go to support...
February 16, 2018 - 9:30am
September 22, 2017
Backus American Legion to host flag retirement ceremony
The Backus American Legion will hold a worn flag retirement ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Social time will follow with a potluck...
September 22, 2017 - 7:00am
October 24, 2016
Backus American Legion to host adult Halloween party
The Backus American Legion's annual adult Halloween party will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, featuring costume contest prizes, potluck hors d'oeuvres, free cash and customer drawings and the announcement of the winner with the best guess on the weight of the Great Pumpkin.
October 24, 2016 - 9:41am
September 16, 2016
Pequot Legion to host fundraiser dinner Friday
Brats will be sold from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Pequot Lakes American Legion Post #49 as a 40&8 fundraiser to benefit nurses training scholarships. Brats with sauerkraut and chips will be available for $3.
September 16, 2016 - 9:31am
July 14, 2016
Legion Baseball: Nisswa blanked by Sauk Rapids
The Nisswa legion baseball team had the only three hits, being shut out 8-0 by Sauk Rapids on Friday, July 8. Bryce Flanagan, Jake Meyer and McCale Peterson tallied the only hits for Nisswa, earning one each. Hanson Devine took the loss on the mound for Nisswa, pitching three innings...
July 14, 2016 - 10:24am
September 11, 2015
Backus Legion Auxiliary to host breakfast
The Backus American Legion Auxiliary's monthly breakfast will be held from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 13. It includes fried or scrambled eggs, pancakes or French toast, sausage and bacon, coffee and juice for $7 for adults and $4 for children under age 7. The lounge opens at 9...
September 11, 2015 - 11:10am
September 10, 2015
Backus Legion to host membership, vets dinner
The Backus American Legion will hold its annual membership and veterans recognition dinner Saturday, Sept. 12. Social time will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a complimentary ham and turkey dinner for members of the Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion and their guests at 7...
September 10, 2015 - 11:47am
September 3, 2015
Pequot Lakes Legion to bring back dances at Pig Roast Saturday
The Pequot Lakes American Legion will host a fundraising pig roast Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Legion, both inside the building and in the parking lot. The event, which will begin at 2 p.m., will feature a free meal (funds will be raised by freewill donations), a beer wagon, a five-piece...
September 3, 2015 - 2:16pm
August 20, 2015
Pequot Lakes American Legion commander lives to serve
In an organization that prides itself on community service, Pequot Lakes' Ken Meyer stands out. The Pequot Lakes American Legion post commander...
August 20, 2015 - 2:46pm
July 16, 2015
Backus Legion announces events calendar
Frankie Lamb's Frankly Country Band will return to the Backus American Legion from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, July 19, playing classic country, pop, old-time and swing. The dance will be followed by a dinner from 6 p.m. until gone of Barb's Oven-Fried Chicken with mashed potatoes, gravy, a...
July 16, 2015 - 11:02am
June 25, 2015
Crosslake student raises money for Legion
In their first year as part of its online program, Crosslake Community School high school students were charged with getting out in their community...
June 25, 2015 - 2:41pm
Pete's Point: Area baseball teams in full swing
As the summer weather heats up, so do the youth baseball action for area youth baseball teams - like the Crosslake/Fifty Lakes/Pequot Lakes and Nisswa Legion squads and the Pequot Lakes VFW. All three teams should have winning records this summer, but they've each taken different...
June 25, 2015 - 2:25pm
January 23, 2015
Backus Legion to host Super Sunday party, food shelf event
The Backus American Legion will sponsor a Super Sunday football party Feb. 1, beginning at 5 p.m. The event includes complimentary potluck food and door prizes, free party games with winners awarded gift certificates, a meat raffle and discounted beverage specials. Donations for...
January 23, 2015 - 1:59pm
December 3, 2014
Backus Legion Auxiliary remembers troops at Christmas
Members of the Backus American Legion Auxiliary met Saturday, Nov.
December 3, 2014 - 2:07pm