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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Agendas - Sept. 23
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves preliminary levy
Faces: Pequot Lakes police officer goes back to school as liaison
Making the Grade: Sept. 23, 2018
Police Blotter - Sept. 22, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Golf results - Sept. 20, 2018
PLHS students succeed on N.D. waterfowl hunt
High School Football: Failed PATs doom Patriots
Beargrease sled dog rerouted, shortened for 2019
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Dear daughters, from Mom
Senior Menus: Sept. 24-28, 2018
Faith: Unity in a divided nation
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
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
The Last Windrow: A time when people pulled together to save a town
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 21, 2018
Crow Wing County offers early voting for November general election
Early voting is available for the Nov. 6 general election beginning Friday, Sept. 21. Residents can vote early by absentee ballot in person at...
September 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 22, 2018
Brekken to stump in Pequot Lakes
PEQUOT LAKES—Bill Brekken will meet with potential voters at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes as a candidate...
August 22, 2018 - 8:30am
August 11, 2018
Primary election, including Crow Wing sheriff race, is Tuesday
Minnesota's primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 14, when voters will head to the polls to whittle down the number of candidates in certain races. Those winning candidates will proceed to the Nov. 6 general election. Crow Wing County has just one primary election - for sheriff. Candidates...
August 11, 2018 - 11:30am
July 28, 2018
Crow Wing County offers additional absentee voting hours
Crow Wing County Elections is accepting absentee ballots until primary election day. County election offices will be open extended hours until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2, and Aug. 9; and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 11. The elections office is located in the historic courthouse, 326 Laurel...
July 28, 2018 - 5:30am
July 13, 2018
Danecdotes: Fan voting affects all-star games
The Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters were selected over the weekend. That's usually something I enjoy, even though my beloved Twins...
July 13, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 11, 2018
Hilstrom shores up bid for AG's office
Debra Hilstrom helped craft some of Minnesota's laws as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. She now hopes to be elected the state's...
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 26, 2018
Crow Wing County: Voters to see new equipment
New assistive voting and precinct tabulating equipment will be in use in all Crow Wing County precincts beginning with the Aug. 14 state primary....
June 26, 2018 - 4:30am
June 15, 2018
Supreme Court strikes state law banning political apparel in polling places
A Minnesota case involving electioneering at polling places on Election Day came before the U.S. Supreme Court, but state and local officials...
June 15, 2018 - 8:00am
June 13, 2018
New voting equipment to be used in August primary
New assistive voting and precinct tabulating equipment will be in use in all Crow Wing County precincts beginning with the Aug. 14 primary election....
June 13, 2018 - 6:00am
June 6, 2018
Crow Wing sheriff's race heads to primary
Most who filed by the deadline to be a candidate for an elected office in Crow Wing County will have to wait until the November general election...
June 6, 2018 - 4:00am
June 5, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Incumbent drops out, 2 candidates file for open seat
Baxter City Council Member Steve Barrows and former Brainerd City Council candidate Keith Johnson want to succeed Crow Wing County Commissioner...
June 5, 2018 - 8:00am
April 13, 2018
Letter to the editor: A lesson on the Constitution
Mr. Uppgaard from Pequot Lakes should educate himself on the history of our country and the Constitution. He would learn that first and foremost we are a constitutional republic, not a democracy. He would also learn that our founding fathers provided a means to change things if we...
April 13, 2018 - 7:30am
April 11, 2018
Reporter's Notebook: Tidbits from election night
A mix of items from coverage of the Brainerd School District referendum Tuesday, April 10. No waiting Riverside Elementary polling site reported...
April 11, 2018 - 4:00am
March 16, 2018
Looking Back - March 16, 2018
40 years ago - March 16, 1978 (Headline) Lakeland aviation - a new industry in Echoland (Photo) Dr. Bob Uppgaard, president of the local Toastmasters Club, taped the speeches at the District Speech Contest. 30 years ago - March 17, 1988 Mark Forsberg, a Pequot Lakes police officer...
March 16, 2018 - 3:30am
February 7, 2018
DFL precinct caucus results in straw poll winner in gubernatorial race
Minnesotans follow a cardinal rule: "Never, ever, take the last one" of anything—ever. That rule was shattered Tuesday at the Brainerd...
February 7, 2018 - 4:00am