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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Bridge over highway has cosmetic damage
'Eggs & Issues' legislative forum over, easy
National Loon Center presentation set for Wednesday
Elderly couple found dead in Minn., grandson arrested
Lueck's bill related to veterans advances
Inside the Outdoors: Scent of skunk is a first sign of spring
Deer feeding bans continue in 16 Minnesota counties
Basketball: Free throw competition held at Aitkin
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
Girls Basketball: Lane named conference MVP
Jim Berg Sr.
Jon Frederick Blocker
Donna Mae Theis
Edith Marion Soder
Learn about adoption, foster care at conference in Brainerd
How to turn gift plants into long-term houseplants
Card games: March 12-16, 2018
Unitarian Universalist minister to share overseas experiences
How one group is using scraps of wood to comfort others
Danecdotes: A method to the 'madness?'
Letter to the Editor: Thank you, Terwilligers
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
Cass County Sheriff's Corner: Be vigilant against tax scams
As I See It: Winners and losers
letters to the editor
Births-March 22, 2018
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
October 27, 2017
A small town Minn. cafe owner threw his most loyal customer a birthday party: 91-year-old 'Windy'
ERHARD, Minn.—Tough weather on Thursday, but outside of Erhard, Minnesota, the wind and cold couldn't stop "the party." It's what country living,...
October 27, 2017 - 9:34am
June 30, 2017
Business Roundup: Cranky Hank's, 46° North Adventure Company - Chameleon Cafe expands into commissary
What began as a means to meet regulations for managing a food cart resulted in Chameleon Cafe opening a brick-and-mortar location in addition...
June 30, 2017 - 5:00am
May 26, 2017
Nisswa: Restaurant proposed near post office
A full-service family restaurant is being proposed for downtown Nisswa, to be built next to the Nisswa Post Office. "I've always wanted to be...
May 26, 2017 - 4:00am
November 30, 2016
Bites Grill & Bar wins restaurant association award
Roger and Wendy Hoplin, owners of Bites Grill & Bar in Pine River, recently received the Minnesota Restaurant Association's new award, the Restaurant...
November 30, 2016 - 10:07am
March 10, 2016
Pestello's in Pequot Lakes to become Mexican restaurant
Since 2002, the Pestello's name has been prominent in Pequot Lakes, thanks to the restaurant and bar located on Highway 371 by the same name....
March 10, 2016 - 11:32am
November 3, 2015
Pestello, Martin want to overcome reputation, heating bills: They open JB's Saloon and Eatery in Backus
In Backus, restaurant co-owners are working to rekindle an old building's popularity. Billy Pestello, known for ownership of several restaurants...
November 3, 2015 - 7:57am
Breezy Point: Pine Peaks becoming Ace Hardware
Breezy Point residents may have noticed the signs outside Pine Peaks Restaurant. They may also have noticed the contents of the building not being restocked as they normally are. The reason for this is that the restaurant will become an Ace Hardware store early next year. The location...
December 3, 2014 - 3:00pm
September 18, 2014
Lakes Area Well-Read Mom Book Club to meet
"This is the story of my life, that while I lived it weighed upon me and pressed against me and filled all my senses to overflowing and now is like a dream dreamed. ... This is my story, my giving of thanks." So begin the reflections of Hannah Coulter, the twice widowed protagonist...
September 18, 2014 - 2:24pm