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November 11, 2018
Lavone Sullivan (seated), an original Pequot Lakes library volunteer, retired on Wednesday, Oct. 31. She is surrounded by some of our other volunteers, from left: Donna Olson, Pat Volk, Jeanne Devries, Lavone Sullivan, Judy Anderson and Melissa Birch.
Volunteer retires from Pequot Lakes Library
November 11, 2018 - 8:00am
November 4, 2018
Parks and Recreation and Library director TJ Graumann checks the alignment on poles for a snow fence by the new public sledding hill Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the Crosslake Community Center. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Faces: Graumann is perfect fit for Crosslake parks and recreation job
November 4, 2018 - 4:00am
October 29, 2018
Jessica Larson sits with her horse, Bubba. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Larson's unbridled enthusiasm for horses shines on drill team
October 29, 2018 - 6:00am
October 25, 2018
Jonny comes home: Northwest Minnesota town welcomes back a hero
October 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
October 7, 2018
Courtney Rock displays her medals from high school speech competitions Tuesday, Oct. 2. This will be Rock's sixth year with the Pequot Lakes speech team. (Click on the image to see the entire photo.) Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: Rock feels right at home on speech team
October 7, 2018 - 6:00am
September 29, 2018
Chainsaw Carver Ben Semler of Merifield frees a pair of bears from a log during a quick-carve at the annual Hackensack Chainsaw Carving Festival. Travis Grimler / Echo Journalplay button
Faces: Chainsaw carving was last career Semler expected
September 29, 2018 - 8:00am
September 20, 2018
Mark Miller, 68, of Aitkin, delivers meals on Wednesday, Sept. 19, as an American Red Cross volunteer helping out victims of Hurricane Florence. Submitted photo
Local volunteer helps with Hurricane Florence
September 20, 2018 - 7:00am
September 15, 2018
Getting married to a firefighter has its ups and downs, as bride Krista Boland learned Sept. 1 when her new husband Jeremy Bourasa (center) a St. Paul Park firefighter, dashed off to help fight a structure fire in Cottage Grove. Boland took it in stride. William Loeffler / Forum News Service
Minnesota firefighter says 'I do' then rushes to help extinguish blaze
September 15, 2018 - 8:10am
September 5, 2018
Sean Oakes shows the shamrock seeds and plaque that he brought for the grave of his grand uncle, Edward Oakes, in Bemidji's Greenwood Cemetery. Submitted photo.
Couple from Ireland receive help from Minnesota locals to locate long deceased relative
September 5, 2018 - 7:53pm
September 2, 2018
Clay County native and aviation pioneer Florence Klingensmith. Special to The Forum.play button
Famous flyer: Minn.native lauded in New York Times best-seller 'Fly Girls'
September 2, 2018 - 9:55am
August 23, 2018
Crow Wing County Historical Society announces coloring contest winners
August 23, 2018 - 9:30am
August 14, 2018
Bahati Juma (in yellow shirt) shared her story of coming to the United States during a a book club meeting in Breezy Point. Jumi came to the United States with the long-term goal of being adopted by Jill and Ben Gibbs.
Faces: How America saved Tanzanian girl's life
August 14, 2018 - 4:00am
August 13, 2018
Christy and Tim Jolly with their newfound friends at WE Fest 2018 / Submitted photo.
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
August 13, 2018 - 9:49am
August 12, 2018
Christy and Tim Jolly with their newfound friends at WE Fest 2018. / Submitted photo.
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
August 12, 2018 - 9:20am
July 29, 2018
Black Bear 4-H Club members and White Earth 4-H youth at the Party With a Purpose in Little Falls included: Braden Capelle (back row from left), Tyler Hidde, Bennet Capelle, four White Earth 4-H members and Dana Hammer; Tori Dullum (front row from left), Ava Capelle and Amber Hidde. Submitted Photo
Black Bear 4-Hers attend Party With a Purpose
July 29, 2018 - 1:00pm