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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
4-H Horse Drill Team
Wildfire smoke prompts air quality alert
Cass County Board: More money being spent on fewer veterans
Food preservation classes in August and September help gardeners keep their harvest longer
Former Viking star to lead youth football camp
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Patriot hoopsters take part in Heat Check Camp
Athletics: Pequot fall sports meeting scheduled
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
Donald J. Watson
John Leslie Orr
Card games: July 9-13, 2018
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovations
National youth speaker to be at Crosslake church Sunday
Salmonella Sandiego outbreak in Minnesota linked to Hy-Vee's Spring Pasta Salad
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
The Last Windrow: How did we survive with no warning labels?
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
Kindness can save lives
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
As I See It: The America I believe we need
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 19, 2018
Reminders: July 21, 2018
Band in the Park The Muddy Water Band - Jack Franzen, Jim Olson and John Franzen - will play country, country rock and '50s music along with...
July 19, 2018 - 10:30am
July 18, 2018
Bringing Bean Hole Days back to its roots - Area residents honored
After eight decades of residents gathering to eat beans baked underground overnight, Pequot Lakes' quirky Bean Hole Days celebration harkened...
July 18, 2018 - 11:00am
July 17, 2018
Pequot Lakes: August will bring street dance, National Night Out
The Pequot Lakes Fire Department will host another street dance with the Wylde Ryce Band on Saturday, Aug. 4, and the police department again...
July 17, 2018 - 8:00am
July 12, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Say goodbye to old trees at Trailside Park
Our city council has had ample opportunity to convince the community the changes to our beautiful Trailside Park will have many benefits. Though much searching yielded no data to back up what is said, we can see with our own eyes how our beautiful park will be changed for our lifetime....
July 12, 2018 - 7:30am
Pequot Lakes: City looking at estimated $3.5 million bond
Two residents spoke in favor of the city's plans to expand Trailside Park, two people continued to ask questions about the proposal and its associated...
July 12, 2018 - 4:00am
June 15, 2018
Reminders: June 16-20, 2018
Band in the Park Big Sweet Life and B-Side Beauties will kick off the free Band in the Park event from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, June 16, in Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes singing songs from the flip side of hit records that weren't intended to be hits, but became popular anyway. Music will...
June 15, 2018 - 5:30am
Pequot Lakes: Council nixes Trailside Park traffic study
A call for an official study to project traffic patterns around Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes before starting the park expansion project was...
June 15, 2018 - 5:00am
May 30, 2018
Cherry Car Show set June 2 in Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes-Breezy Point Lions Club will host the 11th annual Cherry Car Show Saturday, June 2, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes. Show...
May 30, 2018 - 7:00am
May 25, 2018
Letter to the editor: Park issue sheds light on communication gap
The Trailside Park process sheds light on an obvious issue we have in Pequot Lakes. We have to find better lines of communication between the council and the citizens. The council believed it had effectively communicated to the citizens. I believe they are genuine in that belief,...
May 25, 2018 - 7:30am
May 14, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Study to be done to determine land development costs
A cost study to expand streets and infrastructure to the 80-plus acres south of the Pequot Lakes Business Park will be done. The Pequot Lakes...
May 14, 2018 - 11:00am
May 11, 2018
Letter to the editor: Do voices matter, Pequot Lakes council?
I misbehaved at the April 23 Trailside Park meeting. I apologize for my lack of decorum, but I'm amazed the elected officials depended upon for decorum participated in a bully pulpit article - Echo Journal 5/3/18. Twice, the Echo has published (4/15) council comments claiming the...
May 11, 2018 - 8:30am
May 10, 2018
Letter to the editor: Closing part of Patriot Avenue a safety concern
Being vocal about an issue is a risk when you are a healthcare provider and business person in your community. Yet, I have to represent our patients and our businesses. On 4/23 the council presented an "informal traffic count," stating that in the slow month of April, it would bring...
May 10, 2018 - 7:30am
May 5, 2018
Mayor's Notebook: Mind was not made up before meeting
On Wednesday, April 25, after Monday evening's special council meeting regarding Trailside Park, I received a very nice note from a woman who...
May 5, 2018 - 9:30am
Letter to the editor: Park project will spur community growth
It's been said raise a child, plant a tree, write a book ... do something that will go on, after we leave this earth. The community of Pequot Lakes has an opportunity to develop a lasting, positive development for the community as it is now, as well as provide a stepping stone for...
May 5, 2018 - 8:30am
May 4, 2018
Letter to the editor: Think of the future with expanded park
I am writing concerning the Trailside Park. We should be thinking of the future. Imagine this: A band playing at the bandstand, a lot of kids running and laughing at the splash pad, all the seating filled with parents and grandparents, and those who just came to enjoy the happy little...
May 4, 2018 - 7:30am