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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Bringing Bean Hole Days back to its roots - Area residents honored
Lakefront property owner wants vacation rentals regulated
SWCD to host annual photo contest
Clamshell and Bertha Lakes Association to host meeting
SUV and deer collide, injuring passenger
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
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Fort win playoff opener
Rodger F. Farber
John Bernard Rugloski
Marlene (Olk) Krantz
Harold Ray Peterson
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
Grim's Grub: Recipes harken back to Spurrier Hotel opening
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
As I See It: The America I believe we need
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
Nisswa Fire Department
May 30, 2018
Breezy Point driver hurt in motorcycle crash
NISSWA—A 61-year-old Breezy Point man was injured when the motorcycle he was operating struck an approach on Crow Wing County Highway 4....
May 30, 2018 - 8:00am
May 27, 2018
The Regional Report: Randall eliminates police dept.; Walker community center in financial trouble
CROSBY First- and second-grade students at Cuyuna Range Elementary School will learn in new environments next school year, the Crosby-Ironton...
May 27, 2018 - 6:00am
May 24, 2018
Breezy Point condo building burns: Fire destroys vacation property in late night blaze
BREEZY POINT—A privately owned condo building within the gates of Breezy Point Resort burned dramatically Wednesday, May 23, as firefighters...
May 24, 2018 - 9:14am
April 23, 2018
Crews battle grass fire near Merrifield
The Nisswa Fire Department was called to a grass fire just before 3 p.m. Monday, April 23, on County Road 4 near Merrifield. Firefighters from...
April 23, 2018 - 9:13pm
April 21, 2018
Fire at Nisswa church starts in kitchen
NISSWA—Timberwood Church did not go up in flames thanks to a sprinkler system that put out a kitchen fire at the Nisswa place of worship...
April 21, 2018 - 4:00am
April 20, 2018
Firefighters respond to chimney fire
MERRIFIELD—The Mission Fire Department was called about 2 a.m. Saturday to a house fire on the 23000 block of Coyote Lane in Merrifield. Mission Fire Chief Randy Roach said when firefighters arrived on scene they found a small chimney fire at an A-frame home. The fire got into...
April 20, 2018 - 6:30am
January 19, 2018
Fire destroys Nisswa business
The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating a fire that destroyed a building housing a barber shop early Tuesday morning, Jan. 16, in Nisswa....
January 19, 2018 - 3:00am
January 3, 2018
House fires force residents out for holidays
Three separate households in the Pequot Lakes/Breezy Point areas were forced to find other living arrangements for the holidays after fires damaged...
January 3, 2018 - 11:00am
December 6, 2017
Eagles 4-H donates $500 to Lakes Area Food Shelf
The Eagles 4-H Club of Pequot Lakes was invited to volunteer with the annual Nisswa Fire Department's Haunted Barn and Hay Ride this year. The...
December 6, 2017 - 4:00am
October 8, 2017
Nisswa Fire Department open house is Oct. 10
The Nisswa Fire Department will celebrate National Fire Prevention Week with an open house from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, featuring demonstrations. Firefighters will visit Nisswa Elementary School on Friday, Oct. 13, to share information with students about fire prevention...
October 8, 2017 - 4:30am
June 12, 2017
Fire destroys home near Mount Ski Gull
More than 20 firefighters from two area departments worked to extinguish a large house fire near Mount Ski Gull on Sunday, June 11. The Pillager...
June 12, 2017 - 4:27pm
May 17, 2017
Brothers drag homeowner to safety in Merrifield house fire
Zack and Brady Houle sprang into action Wednesday afternoon when they heard their neighbor's house was on fire—running to the house, they...
May 17, 2017 - 11:45pm
March 30, 2017
Anglers rescued after falling through ice - Authorities advise people to stay off the lakes
First responders dressed in "gumby suits" and equipped with ropes and sleds rescued two anglers who'd fallen through the ice on area lakes in...
March 30, 2017 - 6:25pm
March 28, 2017
Anglers rescued after falling through ice; Authorities advise people to stay off the lakes
NISSWA—First responders—dressed in "gumby suits" and equipped with ropes and sleds—rescued two anglers who'd fallen through...
March 28, 2017 - 11:05am
January 19, 2017
Nisswa: Bailey takes over as fire chief- Geike steps back after 19 years as chief
After 19 years as Nisswa fire chief, Richard Geike stepped back, and 24-year firefighter Shawn Bailey is now chief. "I'm still a firefighter....
January 19, 2017 - 10:43pm