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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
2018 Voter's Guide: Pequot Lakes School Board
2018 Voter's Guide: Pine River-Backus School Board
2018 Voter's Guide: Fifty Lakes City Council, mayor candidates
2018 Voter's Guide: Manhattan Beach City contests
2018 Voter's Guide: Hackensack City Council
Bemidji State picked fifth in WCHA preseason polls, Minnesota State again the favorite
Defending champs Minnesota Duluth picked to finish first in NCHC; followed by SCSU, UND
Inside the Outdoors: Viruses victimize wildlife, too
Partners team up for local fish passage project funding
Football: Patriots fall to Rebels 20-18
Evelyn D. Eide
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Shawn Eisel Blanchard
Lyle B. Sannes
Coming Wednesday: Substance abuse is addictive
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
Crow Wing Energized: Depression might be more common than you think
Pequot Lakes church to host lutefisk supper Sept. 29
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
September 23, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Tuma triumphs in Bass Snatchers' 5th tournament Keith Tuma, with an overall catch of 19 pounds, 1 ounce, won the Baxter Bass Snatchers' fifth tournament of the season held Sept. 18 on Birch Lake near Hackensack. Coming in second was Dwight Hammermeister with a total catch of 17 pounds,...
September 23, 2018 - 4:30am
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
July 23, 2018
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - July 23, 2018
District 9 - Brainerd area CO Eric Sullivan (Pequot Lakes) investigated a report of emergent aquatic vegetation being harvested and not removed...
July 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 15, 2018
Outdoor Notes for July 15
Loon conservation to highlight Gala event NISSWA — Carrol Henderson, renowned author and pioneer in the protection and conservation of Minnesota's nongame and endangered wildlife species, will be this year's featured presenter at the Gull Chain of Lakes Association's seventh...
July 15, 2018 - 4:30am
June 11, 2018
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer weekly reports - June 11, 2018
District 9 - Brainerd area CO Tim Collette (Brainerd #1) worked an outdoor youth expo where youngsters got to try their hand at shooting, archery,...
June 11, 2018 - 3:07pm
June 5, 2018
Take a Kid Fishing Weekend is June 8-10
On Take a Kid Fishing Weekend from Friday, June 8, to Sunday, June 10, Minnesotans can fish without licenses if they take children 15 or younger...
June 5, 2018 - 8:30am
May 14, 2018
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - May 14, 2018
District 4 - Walker area CO Chelsey Best (Remer) worked sport fishing, ATV and trapping enforcement. Trapping cases were wrapped up, incidentals...
May 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 12, 2018
DNR lists tips to avoid conflicts with bears this spring
Anyone living near bear habitat is reminded to be aware of bears this spring and check their property for food sources that could attract bears....
May 12, 2018 - 11:00am
May 6, 2018
Outdoor notes for May 6
Special regulations vs. northern pike zones: Which wins? One question that may arise from anglers reading the northern pike zone regulations...
May 6, 2018 - 10:00am
May 4, 2018
Will ice go out in time for fishing opener?
What are bait store owners being asked this time of year? "Do you have any minnows, and will the ice go out," said Sherree Wicktor, owner of...
May 4, 2018 - 11:41am
Dangerous fire conditions have fire agency prepared for busy Friday
A few small grass fires popped up in the Brainerd lakes area Thursday, May 3, but firefighters were able to stop them from spreading.
May 4, 2018 - 4:00am
April 30, 2018
Fire danger 'Extreme:' Fire agencies ask people not to burn
Fire danger was not just high Sunday in the Brainerd lakes area, it was extreme. The Minnesota DNR listed most of the eastern half of the state—including...
April 30, 2018 - 3:00am
March 26, 2018
Deep snow and cold winters increase instances of fish kills
Cold winters with abundant snowfall can lead to fish die-offs and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has already taken reports of...
March 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
February 25, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 25
2017 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28 Minnesota fishing, hunting and trapping licenses for 2017 expire Wednesday, Feb. 28, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Licenses for 2018 are now available wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold,...
February 25, 2018 - 8:30am
February 16, 2018
'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
ST. PAUL—Joel Schaberg can be forgiven if shivers go through his body when he thinks back to that early December 2017 day. "We got sick...
February 16, 2018 - 8:36am