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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Backus Legion officers installed
Ruttger Family honored for philanthropy
Smaller turnout, bigger fish at week 4 of Hackensack fishing contest
Making the Grade: July 15, 2018
Outdoor Notes for July 15
Golf results - July 12, 2018
Danecdotes: Fan voting affects all-star games
KLICK! - Run for the Walleye
PL 9U team league champs
Edward R. Van Beek
Jevonne M. Ness
Julius Clifford Matson
Michael T. Koering
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
Chef's Hat: For a sweet treat, grill fruit
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish to hold capital fund drive
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
Cheesehead Chatter: Farewell to Echoland
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
government and politics
July 15, 2018
Cass County Board of Commissioners Meets 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 Pine River Twp. 3493 14th St. SW, Backus 1. 6 p.m. Call to Order b. Pledge of Allegiance. c. Approval of agenda for discussion. (Any requests to be heard not on the proposed agenda are considered for inclusion at this...
21 hours 33 min ago
July 14, 2018
Cass County: Recycling rules apply to new containers - No plastic bags allowed
New blue recycle bins replaced old, rusted green bins at Cass County recycling collection sites this summer, but that does not mean rules have...
July 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Jenkins City Council: WALA discussion becomes heated
The Jenkins City Council had a heated discussion with Tim Berg, of Bay View Lodge and treasurer of the Whitefish Area Lodging Association, over...
July 14, 2018 - 4:00am
July 13, 2018
Murphy unveils single-payer health plan in gubernatorial run
Health care may seem like a natural stomping ground for a former registered nurse turned state legislator, but sometimes the genesis of one's...
July 13, 2018 - 7:00am
Pequot Lakes: City to fund community sign on Highway 371
The city of Pequot Lakes will pay $13,934 to erect a community sign on Highway 371 in hopes of directing motorists downtown to "eat, shop and...
July 13, 2018 - 4:00am
July 12, 2018
Crosslake: Council OKs study to evaluate emergency services, city hall facilities
Crosslake is making safety a top priority with a $23,000 space needs study for fire, police and city administrative facilities. The city council...
July 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Crow Wing County Board: County officials peeved about DHS comments
It was almost the last topic at the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners meeting this week, but it was one of the first things that Chairman...
July 12, 2018 - 5:00am
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 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
8th District DFL candidates to debate
Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidates for 8th Congressional District seat will debate 7-9 p.m. July 23 at the Chalberg Theatre on the Central Lakes College campus in Brainerd. The five DFL candidates are Kirsten Kennedy, current mayor of North Branch; Michelle Lee, former Duluth television...
July 11, 2018 - 10:30am
July 10, 2018
'If people come out, I believe I'll win'
NISSWA—In late June, governor candidates gathered in Nisswa for the annual Economic Development Association of Minnesota conference to...
July 10, 2018 - 11:00am
Backus: Sanitary district contract approved with increase
After some consideration, the Backus City Council on Monday, July 2, approved an updated contract with the Pine River Area Sanitary District...
July 10, 2018 - 5:00am
July 9, 2018
Turmoil in Minnesota sheriff's office as former deputy alleges wrongful firing
BOVEY, Minn.—Bryan Johnson's time card error turned into a felony charge that kept him on paid leave for more than a year. The charge was...
July 9, 2018 - 6:08pm
Breezy Point: Council to continue tax-forfeited lot discussion at workshop - Runksmeier hired as deputy clerk
After about 40 minutes of discussion Monday, July 2, the Breezy Point City Council decided to continue dialogue on the city's numerous tax-forfeited...
July 9, 2018 - 5:00am
July 8, 2018
Agendas - July 8
Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors Meets 10 a.m. Thursday, July 12 Cass County Commissioners Meeting Room Cass County Courthouse, Walker Call to Order - Chairman Approval of Regular Meeting Proposed Agenda Approval of Consent Agenda Bank Statement Approve the...
July 8, 2018 - 4:30am