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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - July 21, 2018
Applications for school safety grants open Aug. 29
Horseback rider injured in Pillsbury State Forest
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
Rollover injures Little Falls man: Alcohol believed to be factor in crash
Golf Results - July 19, 2018
PL fall sign-up meeting Aug. 6
Danecdotes: North Stars seeking mentor families for young athletes
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Albert T. Schroeder
Trevor G. Bridgwater
Larry C. Bahls
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
There's still plenty of planting season left
Card games: July 9-13, 2018
Southern Minnesota jet charter company flies stranded family home from Costa Rica
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovations
National youth speaker to be at Crosslake church Sunday
Guest Column: Wisdom of the Plain Old Toastmaster
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
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 13, 2018
Cheesehead Chatter: Farewell to Echoland
By the time this column makes it to readers, I'll be working my last couple days at the PineandLakes Echo Journal. After a lot of deliberation,...
July 13, 2018 - 8:30am
July 10, 2018
Danecdotes: Enjoy the lakes area, if you can
It is officially summer in the lakes area. The temperature is usually - sometimes unreasonably - high and every scene out of my window is that...
July 10, 2018 - 9:00am
May 29, 2018
A Lakes Area 4th of July
2018 Lakes Area Fourth of July Parade and fireworks info for Fourth of July festivities in Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Brainerd/Baxter, Mission Township, Longville and Crosslake. Plus, a full page American flag for you to put in you window to display or to bring to the parades....
May 29, 2018 - 10:02am
April 14, 2018
Help us find the Best of the Brainerd Lakes Area
Do you have a local favorite restaurant, drink, spa, celebrity, newspaper, car dealership, hair salon, contractor, etc.? If so, please help us...
April 14, 2018 - 9:00am
August 5, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Get outside and enjoy summer in the lakes area
"Summer is over." How many times have you heard this phrase? I have heard it all summer - starting in June! Following are two examples from emails I received just this week. One read: "What a beautiful summer day! It's hard to believe it's almost over!!" The other said: "Summer is...
August 5, 2017 - 4:00am
June 29, 2016
Vogt's Notes: It's a great time to live, work and play in lakes area
Who can argue that the lakes area isn't a great place to be right now? No one! June was ushered in with a car show and lakes area bicycle ride; a Scandinavian music festival and outdoor expo for youth; a Relay for Life fundraising event; a fine arts and crafts festival, classic boat...
June 29, 2016 - 12:11pm
August 20, 2015
Bicycling Around Minnesota group cruises through lakes area
Ben Jackson arrives at the Pine River-Backus High School for a rest after their 66 mile ride on Thursday, August 13. Jackson is one of 275+ bikers...
August 20, 2015 - 10:53am
July 24, 2015
Community bands together in wake of storm
In the wake of the Sunday, July 12, storm that has been declared a level 2 disaster, neighbors and community continue to band together to return the lives of those impacted back to normal. Utility crews worked tirelessly for days to return power to the area after 70 mph winds ripped...
July 24, 2015 - 11:33am
July 17, 2015
The Last Windrow: It was a walleye thunderstorm
It was a walleye thunderstorm. As I write these lines a weather warning is blinking on my cell phone. The digital age has caught up with unforeseen weather. The colored map on my screen says we are going to have lots of lightning, tons of rain, maybe some hail and even a possible...
July 17, 2015 - 11:24am