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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - Sept. 22, 2018
4 to be inducted in Pillager Hall of Fame
Pequot Lakes to celebrate homecoming week
Local Small Businesses Invited to Participate in Blitz
Pine River fishing contest to promote suicide awareness
PLHS students succeed on N.D. waterfowl hunt
High School Football: Failed PATs doom Patriots
Beargrease sled dog rerouted, shortened for 2019
Vikings' Thielen announces launch of foundation with $100K donation
DNR expect good waterfowl opener
Judith K. Lapke
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Card games: Sept. 10-14, 2018
A Matter of Balance classes offered in area
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
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
Letter to the Editor: Andrews a wise choice in Crosslake
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
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 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
September 13, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council adopts preliminary tax levy with goal to lower it - Big projects remain in budget
After stressing the 2019 general revenue tax levy is preliminary - not final - Pequot Lakes Mayor Nancy Adams suggested the city council adopt...
September 13, 2018 - 4:00am
September 7, 2018
Letter to the editor: Red flags
After reading the Aug. 23 letter by Rebecca Mesenbrink, from AmericInn, I feel compelled to comment on what I feel are valid points that she made. 1) People for Pequot is a group that cares about our businesses and community and is a step in the right direction! 2) I also was somewhat...
September 7, 2018 - 6:30am
September 4, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thanks to Loven for his service to Pequot Lakes
On behalf of the entire Pequot Lakes City Council, its employees and the many residents of our community, I want to thank Mike Loven, our public works director, for 31-plus years of service to our city. Last week, Mike advised us he will retire as of Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. He has...
September 4, 2018 - 6:30am
August 26, 2018
Letter to the editor: Step in the right direction
As the manager of AmericInn, I want to thank the owner of the Wobbly Wardrobe and whoever else was involved (I believe the Pequot Lakes Chamber) for putting together the new Pequot Lakes area map. She brought in a sample map and asked how many I will need and will get them to print...
August 26, 2018 - 6:30am
August 17, 2018
Letter to the editor: Support our community
I know there has been a great deal of dissension in Pequot Lakes over the past few months, and I also know everyone probably feels they are doing what is best for our community. That being said, it was brought to my attention by a visitor in our community that when they asked where...
August 17, 2018 - 8:30am
Pequot Lakes: City to get second bobber water tower
Pequot Lakes will soon have a second water tower painted as a fishing bobber. The white water tower off Pillsbury Avenue is more visible from...
August 17, 2018 - 4:00am
August 15, 2018
Election 2018: Pequot Lakes will have new mayor; area city, school board races listed
A new mayor will lead Pequot Lakes starting in 2019. After four terms and eight years as mayor, with a two-year hiatus from 2015-16, Mayor Nancy...
August 15, 2018 - 2:54pm
Serving as mayor has been a privilege
It's been a privilege to serve as the mayor of Pequot Lakes for four terms. I've loved this town since the first time I came to vacation on East...
August 15, 2018 - 2:30pm
August 3, 2018
Mayor's Notebook: Mayor explains importance of downtown improvements
The job of a leader is to listen. When you elected me for the first time, back in 2008, the highway route was an open question dividing our town....
August 3, 2018 - 8:00am
Letter to the editor: Mayor Adams, please be forthright with citizens
I and many citizens are not OK with what Mayor Adams was allowed to publish, page A11 July 19 Echo Journal. To use her words - April 11 Mayor's Notebook - "Unfortunately, a great deal of the information was incomplete or totally inaccurate," I believe. A ton was left out; I believe...
August 3, 2018 - 4:30am
July 23, 2018
Mayor's Notebook: Take a look at two Pequot Lakes city projects
It's been a bit since I've written a column, so I want to tell you about the progress we're making on two major projects to upgrade and improve our downtown area. Project One: The street and utility project This is a project that's been in the planning stages for a long time and will...
July 23, 2018 - 3:30am
July 12, 2018
Pequot Lakes: City looking at estimated $3.5 million bond
Two residents spoke in favor of the city's plans to expand Trailside Park, two people continued to ask questions about the proposal and its associated...
July 12, 2018 - 4:00am
July 5, 2018
Bird City - Lakes area cities discuss joining Audubon bird program
With an abundance of lakes, rivers and forests, it's no wonder that efforts are in the works to promote wildlife-watching in communities along...
July 5, 2018 - 5:00am
June 12, 2018
Central Lakes Rotary plants trees at Pequot's Mayo Lake Park
Central Lakes Rotary Club members, under the direction of Rotarian Keith Simar, a retired Department of Natural Resources employee, recently...
June 12, 2018 - 7:00am