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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
Applications sought for state board, committee vacancies
Nisswa, Forestview Future Problem Solving students advance to state
Crow Wing County schedules road maintenance
After Parkland: Area educators delve into school security measures
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Area Female Athlete: PR-B's Rainwater eyeing an offensive game
Dance: Revolution performs year-end show
Boys basketball: JV Patriots win one of two
Margaret Mary Baxter
Margaret A. (Ecklund) Nacey
Jacqueline "Jackie" Ann Sporer
Margaret Mary Baxter
Susan Gail Crawford
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Card games: Feb. 17, 2018
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
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 14, 2018
Faith in Action offers new volunteer training session
Faith in Action is offering a new volunteer training session from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Faith in Action office in Hackensack....
January 14, 2018 - 8:30am
January 7, 2018
Faces: Smith stays active in PR-B community
Ashley Smith is usually not too hard to find. Usually she is working - often on a volunteer basis - to improve the lives of the youth of Pine...
January 7, 2018 - 4:00am
PR-B Family Center: Variety of services offered
I am constantly getting phone calls for a free vacation or credit fixers or for support of organization X. When the same thing started on my cell phone, I was doubly annoyed. I hope you do not put us in that category when I am asking for support for the Pine River-Backus Family Center....
November 7, 2017 - 5:30am
October 15, 2017
Volunteer information sessions set at Crossing Arts Alliance
The Crossing Arts Alliance, a 501c3 arts nonprofit located in downtown Brainerd, is offering volunteer informational sessions for those interested in learning more about volunteering with the organization. The 45-minute sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on both Tuesday,...
October 15, 2017 - 7:30am
September 26, 2017
Faith in Action seeks volunteers
Minnesota's food shelves have seen a large uptick in use this past year by people of all ages. Food insecurity is one of the top concerns for...
September 26, 2017 - 5:30am
September 20, 2017
Calling all volunteers
Hurricane Harvey news shows us the devastation in pictures and personal stories. I saw yet another picture of a line of people that wrapped around the corner of the street. I assumed they were waiting for food, water, clothing, maybe housing. Imagine my shock when I learned they were...
September 20, 2017 - 6:30am
September 17, 2017
Student, teacher, writer, volunteer - Birch has worn many hats
Books hold a special place in Melissa Birch's heart. "I've always been a reader," she said. "Just a voracious reader." Birch dedicates much of...
September 17, 2017 - 5:00am
July 30, 2017
Lakeshore Conservation Club seeks volunteers for fair
The Lakeshore Conservation Club will have a booth at the Crow Wing County Fair from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Aug. 1-5. The club is seeking 40 people to cover four three-hour shifts each day. Every shift will be entered into two drawings. The first will be for a 2018 Lakeshore...
July 30, 2017 - 10:30am
May 23, 2017
Camp Knutson volunteer meeting set June 1
The Camp Knutson spring volunteer meeting and social is set for Thursday, June 1. The meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. at the Camp Knutson dining hall with a meet and greet and time to sign up for camp activities. The general meeting will follow and conclude with a salad luncheon....
May 23, 2017 - 5:30am
March 30, 2017
Friday fish fry in Walker will support Faith in Action
Support Faith in Action for Cass County at the Friday Knight Fish Fry and Silent Auction from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, at St. Agnes Church in Walker. Cost is $10. The event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 13144, and all proceeds will go to support Faith in Action...
March 30, 2017 - 6:00am
March 18, 2017
Volunteers, donations needed for Pequot Lakes Habitat home
Donations of time and money are still needed for the Habitat For Humanity home currently under construction in Pequot Lakes for the Amber and...
March 18, 2017 - 6:20am
March 6, 2017
Column: Rural life depends on fire, ambulance volunteers
Sometimes, schtuff — yeah, you know what we mean — happens. You do everything you can safety and maintenance-wise, but something...
March 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 24, 2017
Pequot Lakes Community Carnival to offer fun for all ages, Volunteers still needed
The annual Pequot Lakes Schools Community Carnival is set to take place from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at Pequot Lakes High School. This family-friendly event has activities for all ages, including mad science theater shows, a book walk, a balloon artist, glitter eyes, crazy hair,...
February 24, 2017 - 10:33pm
February 5, 2017
Faith in Action launches accessible transportation pilot project
Faith in Action for Cass County announces the launch of a new volunteer service with a wheelchair-accessible van that can provide another transportation...
February 5, 2017 - 11:59am
January 28, 2017
Help those who are 'snowed-in'
Yes, I've made my annual trip to the ditch in my car. Of course it was the one time I left my cell phone at home charging. "Be prepared" I was not. I hear complaints from people trapped at home having to shovel snow. It amounts to a temporary inconvenience for most of us. What if...
January 28, 2017 - 9:48pm