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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Friends of Nisswa Lake Park seeks leadership team member
Court of appeals rules no new trial in burglary case
Governor candidate debate set Friday at Grand View Lodge
Crow Wing County Board: County leases Pequot Lakes fire tower for repairs
People for Pequot - Nonprofit group forms 'for betterment of Pequot Lakes'
Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley archery hunts
College Softball: CLC offering fall league
Area Golf News: Legacy leaderboard crowded
Pine River-Backus cancels varsity football season
Racing: Roe reflects on key events while general manager at BIR
Nicolaus (Nic) H. Anderson
Richard "Dick" H. Michaelis
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
Why hiker's rash happens, and how to make it less likely
Go beyond tomatoes with fresh salsas
Breaded pork tenderloin sandwich: Someone serve ASAP
3 things for better health
Opinion: Audio recordings - Omarosa, President Trump and Billy Graham
Pete's Point: Wheaties was positive booster of Patriot teams
Our Opinion: We are not the enemy
Letter to the editor: Blessed to live in Pequot Lakes
Serving as mayor has been a privilege
letters to the editor
Bill & Mary Crosby
Births: Aug. 7, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
July 22, 2018
Faith: Permanent marks
I'm typing this article on my home computer gazing at my screen that has permanent ink marks in the middle of it. How did my screen end up with ink marks? This is the mystery I was determined to solve the other night when I got home and discovered the crime. I'm not a great detective,...
July 22, 2018 - 7:30am
July 1, 2018
Faith: Religion, politics and the Fourth of July
Religion and politics: Those are the two subjects that we are supposed to avoid at dinner parties, family gatherings and wherever we want to "keep the peace." If these topics do come up - there is always an instigator, a pot-stirrer - we'd best not say what we really think and just...
July 1, 2018 - 5:30am
June 3, 2018
Faith: It was a weekend to pause, give thanks and remember
Dear friends, As I sit and write this article on Friday morning, many of us are getting ready for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer! As a child, I remember looking forward to Memorial Day weekend - school was close to being done for the year, Grandma and Grandpa...
June 3, 2018 - 5:30am
May 13, 2018
Faith: Mother's Day reflection: Remember our spiritual mother, Mary
This weekend people will be bringing flowers, chocolate, jewelry, nice cards and messages to their wonderful mothers. This Sunday is Mother's Day, and it is appropriate to take time to honor our mothers who have blessed us with the gift of life and have supported us in so many ways,...
May 13, 2018 - 6:30am
April 8, 2018
Faith: God's peace in time and eternity
I'm sure you're familiar with the conclusion drawn by many that time speeds by faster as we get older. So I was thinking, did this happen to me during these past 40 days of Lent and during Holy Week that ended just the other day? Did time indeed speed up as I busied myself with the...
April 8, 2018 - 6:00am
April 1, 2018
Faith: 'Christ Is Risen, He Is Risen Indeed!'
A trip to the Holy Land changes everything. Walking, praying and standing in the places where Jesus walked, prayed, taught and ministered brings the whole Bible to life in an incredible way. In the Old City of Jerusalem stands the enormous Church of the Holy Sepulcher (sepulcher means...
April 1, 2018 - 4:30am
March 25, 2018
New York native spent nearly 40 years as pastor in Minnesota - Milo to retire from Gloria Dei in May
Culture shock came in full force for Pastor Frank Milo when he first came to Minnesota. A native of the Bronx, New York City, Milo - pastor at...
March 25, 2018 - 9:00am
Faith: Take steps to avoid having a hard heart
Your heart is a muscle; it has four chambers, roughly repeated twice - a right and left atrium, a right and left ventricle. Blood from your body enters the right atrium and moves through the tricuspid valve into your right ventricle. There the blood moves through the pulmonary valve...
March 25, 2018 - 7:30am
Faith: In midst of tragedy, God shows up
Dear friends, I was going about my day last Wednesday, leading Bible study in the morning, making a home visit and preparing for our Ash Wednesday service that evening at church. As I was driving back to church from the home visit I heard the reports about the school shooting in Florida....
February 25, 2018 - 7:30am
February 4, 2018
Faith: Keep hoping, Vikings fans
"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life" (Proverbs 13:12). As many of you know, the Super Bowl is this Sunday. And as many of you know, the Vikings are not in it ... again. We had hope again that they would be in the big game and possibly even...
February 4, 2018 - 6:30am
January 28, 2018
Faith: Didn't we just celebrate Christmas?
Greetings to all! February is soon upon us and it is in that month when we are reminded about love. Valentine's Day is a day full of love, flowers, cards, candy and other gifts that are given to show that special someone how much we care about them. It is definitely a very important...
January 28, 2018 - 3:30am
December 24, 2017
Faith: 'The soul felt its worth'
During my time in seminary, part of our formation was to spend three weeks in the Holy Land, visiting the historical sites where Jesus Christ - God himself - was born, grew up, healed, preached, suffered, died and rose again. Our tour group time in Bethlehem was short, so during free...
December 24, 2017 - 4:30am
December 17, 2017
Faith: Be prepared
The motto "Semper Paratus" articulates in a succinct way the guiding principle of the U.S. Coast Guard. It is a declaration that in the event of any emergency at sea requiring the implementation of their rescuing skills, they are always ready, fitted out to meet the call for duty....
December 17, 2017 - 6:30am
November 5, 2017
Faith: Be thankful for our blessings, and don't worry
Greetings and happy November to you all! "Now thank we all our God, with heart and hands and voices, who wondrous things has done, in whom this world rejoices; who from our mothers' arms has blessed us on our way with countless gifts of love, and still is ours today. "O may this...
November 5, 2017 - 3:30am
October 8, 2017
Faith: Seek wise counsel
Everyone gives counsel. Everyone has an opinion or advice. The key skill we need to learn is how to sift through all the different counsel and opinions. It is a learned skill to find truth versus relying on opinion. On my smartphone, I have no less than five weather apps. My wife...
October 8, 2017 - 3:30am