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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
198 pounds of marijuana seized on I-94
Reclaiming the future for ruffed grouse
Little Falls resident with 'heart of gold' wins $1 million
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Wrestling: Road Crew takes 3 of 4 - Team sweeps home triangular
Girls hockey: Lightning victorious in St. Paul
Girls basketball: Tigers win three straight
JV Patriots top Proctor
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Robin "Stuba" Dawn Johnson
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Faith: Pecan pie
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
The Last Windrow: The story of Clausey Sands
Opinion: A snapshot does not tell the whole story
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
December 6, 2017
Greenhouse 101 Workshop to be held at Sprout
LITTLE FALLS – Growers are invited to learn the basics to scale up their vegetable operations with Joan Olson of Prairie Drifter Farm on Tues., January 16, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the classroom at Sprout located at 609 13th Ave NE, Door 8, Little Falls.
December 6, 2017 - 7:30am
December 5, 2017
Craft beer makers tap experts at University of Minnesota to keep industry hopping
Next time you hoist a locally made craft beer, consider making a toast to the University of Minnesota's College of Food, Agricultural and Natural...
December 5, 2017 - 11:00am
December 3, 2017
Two Minnesota resorts named best in Midwest
For the third year in a row, two lakes area resorts were named to the Top 10 in the Midwest, according to Condé Nast Traveler. Nisswa-based Cote Family Destination's Grand View Lodge came in second overall, behind The American Club Resort in Kohler, Wisconsin. Condé Nast's readers...
December 3, 2017 - 6:30am
Key to growth: Thief River Falls company, area communities say they are ready for major expansion
It's hard to imagine what a 1 million-square-foot facility looks like. Imagine if the Metrodome were built in Thief River Falls instead of Minneapolis....
December 3, 2017 - 6:00am
November 30, 2017
Chambers to host forum Friday for Republican governor candidates
In partnership with the Minnesota Chamber, the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce will host a Governor Candidates Forum from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Arrowwood Lodge in Baxter. This is the Brainerd Lakes Chamber's first 2018 candidate forum that will feature several Republican...
November 30, 2017 - 5:30am
November 26, 2017
Old-fashioned Christmas tree lot opens in Nisswa
Holiday season decorations have sprung up in Nisswa on the outside of a white school building next to city hall, where Joe Hall, of Copper Creek...
November 26, 2017 - 8:00am
November 25, 2017
Pequot Lakes to see broadband improvements, faster internet
Higher internet speeds and better connections in Pequot Lakes is one of many projects from the city's Thriving Communities Initiative program...
November 25, 2017 - 11:00am
Biz Buzz: Shoppers, mild temps combine for Black Friday
Black Friday shoppers were out in force Thursday night and Friday morning in the lakes area. Before 10 p.m., groups of shoppers were heading...
November 25, 2017 - 5:00am
November 23, 2017
Black Friday shopping continues to evolve
Black Friday traditionally begins the holiday shopping season, but the tradition has changed dramatically in recent years and continues to evolve....
November 23, 2017 - 9:00am
November 15, 2017
Nisswa Chamber announces 2018 board members
The Nisswa Chamber announces its 2018 Nisswa Chamber board of directors. Chairman: Biff Ulm (Zaiser's, Nisswa). Vice chair: Mark Loschko (Rafferty's Pizza, Nisswa and Crosslake). Treasurer: Keith Schwankl (Positive Realty, Nisswa and Baxter). Secretary: Kathy Bittner Lee (Echo Journal/Brainerd...
November 15, 2017 - 5:30am
November 6, 2017
Flying W Ranch ranks seventh
Flying W Ranch LLC, of Pequot Lakes, ranked as seventh-largest in registering the most angus beef cattle in Minnesota with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2017, which ended Sept. 30, according to association chief executive officer Allen Moczygemba. Angus breeders...
November 6, 2017 - 7:30am
October 23, 2017
Popular Alexandria, Minn. eatery files for bankruptcy
Signs on the front door said that the shuttered Tennessee Roadhouse in Alexandria was undergoing a remodel. However, owners Kevin Cunningham...
October 23, 2017 - 8:07pm
October 18, 2017
More than 400 gather to offer views on replacing Enbridge pipeline in northern Minn.
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Conflicting priorities clashed during two meetings Tuesday, Oct. 17, to gather public input for Enbridge Energy's proposed...
October 18, 2017 - 9:03am
RedHouseMedia welcomes Hedberg
Emalee Hedberg recently joined the creative staff of Brainerd-based advertising agency RedHouseMedia as a graphic designer. Hedberg is originally...
October 18, 2017 - 4:00am
October 17, 2017
Pine River Chamber welcomes Hidden Haven Resort
Hidden Haven Resort, on Horseshoe Lake, joined the Pine River Chamber. Pictured from left are Chamber Board member Roger Hoplin, business owners...
October 17, 2017 - 4:00am