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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pickup truck catches fire on Highway 371 in Nisswa
Crow Wing County Board: Approves of cooperative mental health agreement
Veterans Day: Area students recognize those who served
Speed limits increase for state highways in statewide MnDOT initiative
Senate Republicans re-elect Gazelka as majority leader
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
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
James V. Olson
Bernice A. Otterson
Rockne D. Anderson
Brett Lee Thomas
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
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
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
The Cracker Barrel: Mental clutter
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
October 25, 2018
Pequot Lakes Library: Trick-or-treat event set Saturday in city
Saturday, Oct. 27, the library will participate with local businesses for the Halloween trick-or-treating event throughout the city from 10 a.m....
October 25, 2018 - 7:30am
October 22, 2018
Pequot Lakes businesses encouraged to decorate
The annual Santa's Bobbin' into Town winter event is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 8, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes. Community Action of Pequot Lakes has added a business decorating contest to the festivities. Businesses are asked to decorate storefronts, windows, roofs and entrances....
October 22, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the editor: Re-elect Akerson in Pequot Lakes
We need to re-elect Jerry Akerson as our city council representative. Anyone who has been to a council meeting knows that representation is the key word for Jerry. He opposes the removal of Patriot Avenue and raising taxes (especially without citizen input as our current leadership...
October 22, 2018 - 2:30am
October 11, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Bids for Trailside Park area road projects rejected
The Pequot Lakes City Council rejected all bids for the proposed Sibley Street and Trailside Park road and utility improvements project with...
October 11, 2018 - 4:00am
September 26, 2018
Pequot Lakes candidate forum slated Oct. 1
The Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum for Pequot Lakes mayor and city council candidates from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday,...
September 26, 2018 - 4:00am
September 13, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council adopts preliminary tax levy with goal to lower it - Big projects remain in budget
After stressing the 2019 general revenue tax levy is preliminary - not final - Pequot Lakes Mayor Nancy Adams suggested the city council adopt...
September 13, 2018 - 4:00am
September 7, 2018
Letter to the editor: Red flags
After reading the Aug. 23 letter by Rebecca Mesenbrink, from AmericInn, I feel compelled to comment on what I feel are valid points that she made. 1) People for Pequot is a group that cares about our businesses and community and is a step in the right direction! 2) I also was somewhat...
September 7, 2018 - 6:30am
August 30, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council to review budget with park, road projects - Preliminary tax levy to be considered Sept. 4
Pequot Lakes City Council members took their time reviewing all parts of a first draft of the 2019 budget, and will consider adopting a preliminary...
August 30, 2018 - 6:00am
August 23, 2018
Reminders: Aug. 25-29, 2018
Band in the Park Darlene and the Boys, playing classic country and variety music, will perform a free concert from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes as the season's last Band in the Park. Darlene and the Boys have performed for five consecutive years at...
August 23, 2018 - 6:30am
August 22, 2018
Brekken to stump in Pequot Lakes
PEQUOT LAKES—Bill Brekken will meet with potential voters at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes as a candidate...
August 22, 2018 - 8:30am
August 17, 2018
Reminder: Aug. 18, 2018
Band in the Park Dirty Shorts Brass Band, a New Orleans style brass band playing jazz to dixie, funk to blues, rock 'n' roll to gospel and swing, will play a free concert from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes as part of the summertime Band in the Park...
August 17, 2018 - 2:30am
August 16, 2018
Law enforcement, residents gather for National Night Out
Area communities hosted National Night Out events Tuesday, Aug. 7, for residents. The Pequot Lakes Police Department's events at Trailside Park...
August 16, 2018 - 10:52am
People for Pequot - Nonprofit group forms 'for betterment of Pequot Lakes'
A group of Pequot Lakes residents and business owners with similar concerns about the city have banded together under the name People for Pequot....
August 16, 2018 - 4:00am
August 10, 2018
KLICK: National Night Out in Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Police Department's National Night Out events Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Trailside Park included a hot dog meal, musician, bounce house,...
August 10, 2018 - 10:34pm
August 3, 2018
Letter to the editor: Mayor Adams, please be forthright with citizens
I and many citizens are not OK with what Mayor Adams was allowed to publish, page A11 July 19 Echo Journal. To use her words - April 11 Mayor's Notebook - "Unfortunately, a great deal of the information was incomplete or totally inaccurate," I believe. A ton was left out; I believe...
August 3, 2018 - 4:30am