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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Curiosity paves path for Hunts' legacy of innovation and giving. Brainerd Lakes Chamber celebrates CRMC and Jack Pine Brewery
Crow Wing County: Voters surge in 2018 midterms, nearly rivaling 2016
MnDOT seeks public proposals for small business resource center
Nuggets to go
Volunteers needed: Salvation Army kicks off 2018 red kettle campaign
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
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
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
Letter to the editor: People for Pequot offers big thank you
Letter to the editor: Crosslake mayor-elect thanks voters
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
November 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Ready to Serve
I'm extremely grateful for this incredible opportunity to serve Crow Wing County as your next< Sheriff. My family and I enjoyed meeting so many wonderful people during the campaign. Whether it was at a parade, door knocking, the fair, or at community events—the outpouring of...
November 11, 2018 - 8:30am
November 8, 2018
Goddard vs. Pickar: How Crow Wing County voters split
Capt. Scott Goddard of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office outlasted his opponent Pat Pickar, a Crow Wing County sheriff's deputy, in Tuesday's...
November 8, 2018 - 7:00am
November 5, 2018
Letter to the editor: Vote Goddard for sheriff
I have been in the law enforcement profession for over 30 years, starting with the Minneapolis Police Department in 1988, and in 2004 moving to Crosby to become the chief of the Crosby Police Department. I have known Capt. Scott Goddard for over 14 years. During that time, I have...
November 5, 2018 - 11:30am
Letter to the editor: Goddard is dedicated
I have known Scott for over 30 years. Goddard 4 U! Correct! Scott provides leadership with his experience and compassion. If you know Scott at all, you know nothing is more important than his family; not just his wife, daughter and son, and his immediate family, but his Crow Wing...
November 5, 2018 - 2:30am
November 4, 2018
Letter to the editor: Goddard is choice for sheriff
The Crow Wing County sheriff's race is one of contrasts. When assessing who to vote for I would challenge you to look at the experience and credentials of the two candidates. As a person who has lost loved ones to cancer and who battles cancer myself, I ask myself who I would rather...
November 4, 2018 - 5:30pm
Letter to the editor: Goddard is best choice for sheriff
Scott Goddard is running for Crow Wing County sheriff. He is the best choice for this position as he is a strong, independent leader who has risen through the ranks of the department to his current position as captain. During his career he has supervised most of the divisions and...
November 4, 2018 - 2:30am
November 3, 2018
Letter to the editor: Goddard has my support
Capt. Scott Goddard has my complete support as the next sheriff of Crow Wing County. I have been impressed with his leadership, knowledge and vision for the safety of Crow Wing County. Scott has been instrumental in working with communities and schools to bring updated active shooter...
November 3, 2018 - 11:30am
November 1, 2018
Letter to the editor: Support goes to Goddard for sheriff
In carefully following the Crow Wing County sheriff's race, I have appreciated Capt. Scott Goddard's transparency in making his personnel file readily available to the public. I have had the opportunity to review it and find it to be impeccable. I have also had the opportunity to...
November 1, 2018 - 11:30am
Letter to the editor: Goddard has proven experience
When looking for someone to vote for we choose to look for someone with proven experience, previous leadership and an impeccable track record. We have found that in Capt. Scott Goddard. We encourage all voters to visit his webpage www.goddard4sheriff.com where he has completely opened...
November 1, 2018 - 5:30am
October 31, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Goddard has similar history to Dahl
These past 32 years have held many sleepless nights for me as the mother of the current Crow Wing County sheriff, Todd Dahl, due to the dangers of his chosen career. I'm extremely proud of his service to his home community, having been born in Crosby, raised in Brainerd, graduating...
October 31, 2018 - 2:30pm
October 30, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Goddard is best choice for sheriff
As a father, husband, local businessman and community volunteer, I have taken special interest in the Crow Wing County sheriff's race. I have had the privilege of working with Capt. Scott Goddard during the past 10-12 Ice Fishing Extravaganzas and have been extremely impressed with...
October 30, 2018 - 5:30am
October 29, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Goddard is only qualified candidate
I would like to encourage all voters in Crow Wing County to vote for Scott Goddard in the upcoming election. I had the pleasure of working alongside Mr. Goddard for most of his career at the sheriff's office and know him to be a man of integrity, honesty and dedication to service....
October 29, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the Editor: Impressed with Goddard
As a retired Minnesota State Patrol dispatcher, I have worked with many honorable and hardworking law officers throughout my career of several decades. I've been extremely impressed with Scott Goddard's credentials and work history. He began his career at the Crow Wing County Sheriff's...
October 29, 2018 - 2:30am
October 28, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Elect Scott Goddard
The mission statement of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department states: "With courage, honor, and integrity we protect the rights and dignity of all citizens. In partnership with our communities, we strive to preserve the peace and are dedicated to excellence in the delivery of...
October 28, 2018 - 8:30am
October 27, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Goddard is most qualified for sheriff
The county sheriff's race this year holds significant importance to me as the wife of the retiring Sheriff Dahl, who has dedicated almost 32 years to protecting and serving others. Having highly trained personnel and the best equipment available is imperative in ensuring our citizens'...
October 27, 2018 - 8:30am