Skip to main content
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
Ileana "Kathy" Peterson
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
William Tennis Jones
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
September 16, 2018
Patriot Perspective: On the path to greatness
Before school could officially kick off this year, both Pequot Lakes High School and Pequot Lakes Middle School were presented with separate...
September 16, 2018 - 8:00am
August 30, 2018
Back to class: Area schools will be in session after Labor Day
Diligent students will hit the books in area school districts when school resumes next week. Following is information for the Pequot Lakes and...
August 30, 2018 - 4:00am
August 27, 2018
Reader Opinion: Thanks to the community
There are absolutely no words to express to the community our thanks to everyone who prayed, supported, encouraged, visited, hugged, phoned, sent cards and a million other things that have been done during Wheaties' illness and his passing away. Thank you to Pete Mohs for your phone...
August 27, 2018 - 5:30am
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
June 2, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Teachers approve contract agreement - Board to vote Monday
Pequot Lakes teachers approved two sequential two-year contracts Friday, May 25, to cover teachers through the 2020-21 school year. The school...
June 2, 2018 - 7:00am
May 29, 2018
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves new K-6 English curriculum
Pequot Lakes students in kindergarten through sixth grade will see a new English language arts curriculum next year, as the school board decided...
May 29, 2018 - 5:00am
Pequot Lakes: TCI steering committee disbands, reviews accomplishments
Pequot Lakes' Thriving Communities Initiative steering committee disbanded after its Wednesday, April 18, meeting, when members talked about...
April 29, 2018 - 5:00am
January 9, 2018
Patriot Perspective: Winter weather decisions explained
Winter is officially here and it's time to remind everyone about our district procedures for weather-related decisions. When weather is questionable,...
January 9, 2018 - 3:00am
October 29, 2017
Pequot Lakes: TCI group to continue communication, celebrate successes
A steering committee for the groups that are looking ahead to Pequot Lakes' future talked about its future role Wednesday, Oct. 18, at a meeting...
October 29, 2017 - 7:00am
September 18, 2017
Patriot Perspective: Patriot Foundation to support scholarships, grants
With the halls of Pequot Lakes Schools again full of students eager to learn and excited to be with friends, we Patriots have so much to celebrate. Our students and staff have returned to wonderfully prepared classrooms and facilities for learning, for the arts and for our many athletic...
September 18, 2017 - 6:30am
September 1, 2017
Back to class: Schools to welcome students Tuesday
Area school doors will open to most students Tuesday, Sept. 5, to kick off the school year. Eagle View Elementary School kindergartners will...
September 1, 2017 - 4:00am
July 5, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Geographical area for community foundation set
The Pequot Lakes Thriving Communities Initiative steering committee - the group that's planning for the city's future - decided on the geographic...
July 5, 2017 - 5:00am
June 8, 2017
Relay for Life 5K is Friday; relay event is June 16
The second annual Pine River-Backus Relay For Life 5K/Family Fun Run will be held Friday, June 9, with registration at 6 p.m. and the run at 7 p.m. at PR-B High School. The race fee is $15 per individual or $35 for a family of four. T-shirts will be available for purchase on site....
June 8, 2017 - 4:30am
May 29, 2017
Pequot Lakes: City slogan discussed
The Pequot Lakes Thriving Communities Initiative steering committee learned about a new town slogan in the works when it met Wednesday, May 17, at Pequot Lakes City Hall. Mark Jurchen, chair of the economy task force, said his group came up with "The Heart of the Good Life" as a possible...
May 29, 2017 - 6:30am
May 20, 2017
Pequot Lakes School District: Board talks higher insurance rates
The Pequot Lakes School Board learned about the probable increase of employee health insurance at its Monday, May 15, board meeting. Superintendent...
May 20, 2017 - 4:00am