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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Sheriff-elect names chief deputy: 'We complement each other'
Police Blotter - Nov. 17, 2018
Nisswa gains viewers' choice for Minnesota's best small town
Crash on Highway 6 injures both drivers
Rear-end Baxter crash injures driver and 12-year-old passenger
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
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
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
John L. Holder
Bernice A. Otterson
Rockne D. Anderson
Card games: Nov. 5-9, 2018
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
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
Letter to the editor: Thanks, Pequot Lakes, for your votes
As I See It: The fallacy of 'choice'
The Last Windrow: 'The Second Week of Deer Hunting'
Letter to the editor: This is a new dawn
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Bean Hole Days
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 12, 2018
80 years of beans from a hole: Pequot Lakes celebrates Bean Hole Days
People gather at Trailside Park Wednesday, July 11, during Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video—for...
July 12, 2018 - 9:00am
Author to appear in Pequot during Bean Hole Days
PEQUOT LAKES—Shirley Greves, who writes under the pen name Rosemary Vaughn, will sign copies of her book "Love on the Misty Isles" beginning...
July 12, 2018 - 8:16am
July 11, 2018
Hilstrom shores up bid for AG's office
Debra Hilstrom helped craft some of Minnesota's laws as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. She now hopes to be elected the state's...
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 9, 2018
Our Savior's to hold bazaar, bake sale July 11 in Pequot
Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes will host a bazaar and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the church during Bean Hole Days. There will be homemade pie, coffee, fresh-off-the-grill lefse, raffle items and crafts. The church will also sell lefse at the...
July 9, 2018 - 5:30am
July 7, 2018
Bean Hole Days to kick off with community picnic
Pequot Lakes will kick off Bean Hole Days with a community picnic Tuesday, July 10, at Trailside Park, where the Business, Citizen and Volunteers...
July 7, 2018 - 5:00am
July 6, 2018
Looking Back - July 6, 2018
40 years ago - July 6, 1978 The all purpose Community Service Building and City Park being developed by the city of Crosslake along the Pine Daggett Road is nearing completion. (Photo) Winners of the Pequot Lakes Doll Buggy Parade were: Neil Kennedy, Kirstin Lindbery, Melanie Squires,...
July 6, 2018 - 3:30am
July 5, 2018
Calendar of events: July 5-11, 2018
WEEKLY Thursdays: Nisswa Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nisswa American Legion Fridays: Pine River Market Square, 2:30-5:30 p.m., downtown Pine River Fridays: Duck Races, 1:45 p.m., Pine River dam Saturdays: Ideal Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ideal Green Market Co-op Tuesdays:...
July 5, 2018 - 11:30am
March 25, 2018
Pequot Lakes Chamber to recognize Business of the Year - Nominations sought
Does your business have what it takes to be considered a Business of the Year? This summer, the Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce will recognize...
March 25, 2018 - 7:00am
August 4, 2017
Former Pequot Lakes mayor, principal dies: Ed Larsen remembered as consensus builder, environmental advocate
Ed Larsen, former Crow Wing County commissioner and Pequot Lakes mayor and educator, passed away Wednesday in St. Cloud Hospital. He was 76....
August 4, 2017 - 11:27am
July 21, 2017
KLICK!: 350 pounds of beans baked overnight
Lance Ray was selected as King Bean with Carol Park crowned Queen Bean on Wednesday, July 12, at Pequot Lakes' annual Bean Hole Days festivities....
July 21, 2017 - 6:00am
Looking Back - July 21, 2017
40 years ago - July 21, 1977 (Photo) Daniel and Libretta Danielson relax for a few moments overlooking the beach at the resort they owned and operated for 30 seasons. (Headline) Grass carp found in southeastern Minn. 30 years ago - July 23, 1987 (Headline) Pequot Bean Holers boast...
July 21, 2017 - 4:30am
July 17, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Give thanks (not rants) for those who work hard for others to have fun
It's definitely festival season in the lakes area. From the thousands of people who filled area towns for Fourth of July festivities, to this...
July 17, 2017 - 5:00am
July 12, 2017
PHOTO: Lowering The Beans
Kirk Larson (left) and Tim Hidde guide the last pot of beans into a bed of hot coals Tuesday at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes. The tradition...
July 12, 2017 - 3:00am
July 11, 2017
Help Paul Bunyan find his paddle
Help Paul Bunyan find his paddle as part of Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes. Following are the first two clues: Paddle Hunt Clue #1:
July 11, 2017 - 2:49pm