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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County Most Wanted: December
Santa to be at Ole and Lena's on Saturday
Disabled students learn life lessons with holiday craft sale
Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
Pequot Lakes: Council approves Trailside Park design items on split vote
Dance: Revolution takes third in Aitkin
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Crosslake archer takes 26th
Football: Schindel named MVP for Patriots
Wrestling: Road Crew takes 3 of 4 - Team sweeps home triangular
Jerome "Joe" Hines
George E. Schwagerl
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
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
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
Letter to the editor: The old lamplighter
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
October 24, 2017
Pequot, Nisswa firefighters mark Fire Prevention Week
The Pequot Lakes Fire Department celebrated its 100th anniversary in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week with an open house Wednesday,...
October 24, 2017 - 4:00am
September 22, 2017
Legion honors Crosslake police, firefighters
Crosslake police officers and firefighters were honored for their service Sunday, Sept. 17, at a dinner hosted by the Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American...
September 22, 2017 - 5:00am
September 7, 2017
Spontaneous combustion cause of Crosslake fire
CROSSLAKE—Firefighters from Crosslake were able to stop a fire from spreading Sunday night at a residence on the 14000 block of Wildwood...
September 7, 2017 - 10:12am
Crosslake firefighters to host pig roast, car show
Crosslake firefighters will host their annual Pig Roast and Classic and Custom Car Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the fire department. Those who attend will see the fire department equipment, visit with firefighters and learn about the services provided. Activities...
August 7, 2017 - 9:30am
July 26, 2017
Crosslake Night Out set for Aug. 1
The third annual Crosslake Night Out will take place from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1. Meet and visit with Crosslake police officers and firefighters, look for chamber member businesses offering discounts and enjoy refreshments and activities.
July 26, 2017 - 6:30am
August 18, 2016
Crosslake firefighters host Pig Roast and Classic & Custom Car Show
Crosslake firefighters held their annual Pig Roast and Classic & Custom Car Show on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Crosslake Fire Department. The...
August 18, 2016 - 8:20am
August 3, 2016
Firefighter Pig Roast & Classic and Custom Car Show
Crosslake firefighters are hosting their annual Pig Roast & Classic and Custom Car Show from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Come see the Crosslake Fire Department and equipment and visit with local firefighters to learn more about the services provided. There is fun for the whole...
August 3, 2016 - 10:58am
June 29, 2016
Grass fire ignites north of the Preserve Golf Course
PEQUOT LAKES—Grassland and some trees and brush burned Tuesday afternoon north of The Preserve golf course at Grand View Lodge in Pequot Lakes....
June 29, 2016 - 2:01pm
May 7, 2015
Afternoon Tea for Hope raises $10,000, and is matched
Bridges of Hope's first Afternoon Tea for Hope on Sunday, May 3, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa raised just over $10,000, which was...
May 7, 2015 - 3:27pm
April 22, 2015
50 years of tiny fish
The week leading up to Saturday, May 2, marks a special anniversary for the Backus Fire Department (BFD). It will be the 50th year in a row that...
April 22, 2015 - 10:28am
February 2, 2015
Pages from the Past - January 29
60 years ago, Jan. 28, 1955 William Biever catches rare silver fox while working traps Monday. Pine River firemen can count their Thursday morning run as a practice session, after answering the alarm, only to find no fire for them to work on. 50 years ago, Jan. 29, 1965 Mr....
February 2, 2015 - 2:28pm
January 29, 2015
Nisswa: Firefighter officers to receive monthly pay
Five Nisswa firefighters should receive a pay raise this year. The Nisswa City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 21, approved a proposed officer pay schedule that Fire Chief Richard Geike presented. The chief will receive $350 per month, subject to union approval since that is a union...
January 29, 2015 - 8:11am
Grim's Tales: Take carbon monoxide seriously
Enjoying the season finale of one of my favorite television shows, I was interrupted by the buzz, alarm and dispatcher voice screaming from my fire pager. I let out a groan when I heard it was a carbon monoxide alarm. We get a lot of carbon monoxide alarms from homes with alarms...
January 29, 2015 - 7:54am
November 5, 2014
Fire destroys home, firefighters save business
Firefighters from four lakes area departments worked through the early morning hours Saturday to save a small business. Grandpa's General Store,...
November 5, 2014 - 5:53pm