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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Man dies in deer hunting accident in Aitkin County
Tiger Talk: Taking action to reduce lead in water
Commentary: Paradise lost - California fire devastation comes into focus with individual stories of life and loss
Pequot hosts open house on Rasmussen Road improvements
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Firearms deer hunting complaints, late-season waterfowl activity - MnDNR CO Reports
Junior High Tigers complete perfect season
Inside the Outdoors: Swans have their flight plan: it's departure time
HHOF Women's Face-Off Classic in Brainerd Nov. 20
James M. Dullum
William D. O'Hara
Ileana "Kathy" Peterson
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Senior Menus: Nov. 19-23, 2018
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
October 31, 2018
Crow Wing County buys historic Pequot Lakes fire tower from DNR
Crow Wing County's purchase of the historic Pequot Lakes fire tower from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is final. "Not only is...
October 31, 2018 - 5:00am
September 14, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Residents learn more about fire tower's future
The future of the Pequot Lakes fire tower hinges on a Friday, Sept. 14, meeting of the Governor's Executive Council, residents learned at an...
September 14, 2018 - 8:00am
August 28, 2018
Community meeting to address fire tower set Sept. 5
In anticipation of the transfer of ownership of the Pequot Lakes fire tower to Crow Wing County, Paul Thiede, county board chairman, will convene...
August 28, 2018 - 6:00am
August 16, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: County leases Pequot Lakes fire tower for repairs
A proposal to buy the Pequot Lakes fire tower overlooking northern Minnesota forestland and reopen it as a tourist attraction just got hot again....
August 16, 2018 - 5:00am
May 12, 2018
County inspection of Pequot Lakes fire tower cautious, positive
The Pequot Lakes fire tower may be on the road to restoration for public use; at least, there doesn't appear to be any structural issues that...
May 12, 2018 - 3:00am
January 19, 2018
Crow Wing County looks to acquire Pequot Lakes fire tower
The uncertain future of the Pequot Lakes fire tower might be getting clearer if Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede has anything to say...
January 19, 2018 - 5:00am
September 29, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: Rumors put to rest
Rumors. So many rumors. I thought I'd start with rumors about the fire tower and try to get some facts out to everyone. It has taken me a bit...
September 29, 2017 - 7:00am
August 25, 2017
Places: Pequot Lakes fire tower visitors could see for miles and miles
The Pequot Lakes fire tower off County State Aid Highway 11 going toward Breezy Point was constructed in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps...
August 25, 2017 - 9:17am
August 24, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Fire tower added to National Register, future up in air
The Pequot Lakes fire tower off County State Aid Highway 11 was added to the National Register of Historic Places as of July 10. "I am absolutely...
August 24, 2017 - 8:00am
June 20, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Fire tower closed to public
The Pequot Lakes fire tower off County State Aid Highway 11 is no longer open for people to climb for a sprawling view of the area from high...
June 20, 2017 - 11:13am
April 18, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Fire tower nominated for National Register of Historic Places
The Pequot Lakes City Council learned Tuesday, April 4, that the Pequot Lakes fire tower is nominated to be on the National Register of Historic...
April 18, 2017 - 5:00am
January 24, 2017
Co. Road 11 Fire tower's future is up in air
Since its construction by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1934, the fire tower off County Road 11 in Pequot Lakes has overlooked the nearby...
January 24, 2017 - 10:01pm
May 7, 2015
Retired DNR forester called back to action
When the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing and the humidity is low, Keith Simar goes to work. The retired Department of Natural Resources...
May 7, 2015 - 2:33pm
May 6, 2015
[VIDEO] News of the North - Pequot Lakes fire tower
We travel up 100 feet to talk with Keith Simar, retired DNR forester who now mans the historical Pequot Lakes fire tower in search of fires.
May 6, 2015 - 2:36pm
December 31, 2014
Area Scout helps restore Pequot Lakes fire tower
The Pequot Lakes fire tower - reopened to the public two years ago - will likely be used for fire detection again this year. Until that time, the tower is being restored with the help of 17-year-old Boy Scout Levi Palmer. The Pequot Lakes High School junior has taken on the task...
December 31, 2014 - 3:46pm