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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
Reclaiming the future for ruffed grouse
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
Silent auction, bake sale on tap Dec. 15 at Nisswa Legion
Local resident named Crow Wing and Area 8 Conservationist of the Year
CLC launches Raider Athletics Capital Campaign
Inside the Outdoors: First ice is a timeless temptation
Caution urged for snowmobilers
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Area students take part in snowmobile safety
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Robin "Stuba" Dawn Johnson
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
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
Crosslake church to host Christmas tea for women, girls
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
The Last Windrow: The story of Clausey Sands
Opinion: A snapshot does not tell the whole story
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
December 7, 2017
Boys hockey: Lightning beat Prairie Centre in OT
The Lightning boys hockey team's season season began in exciting fashion as Northern Lakes topped Prairie Centre 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday,...
December 7, 2017 - 3:00am
November 30, 2017
Girls Hockey: Lightning top Lakers, improve to 2-2
The Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team brought its record back to .500 with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Lakes Lakers on Tuesday, Nov....
November 30, 2017 - 4:00am
November 27, 2017
Danecdotes: Lightning girls expect success despite inexperience
After the best finish in team history (19-6 overall), the Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team have high hopes for 2017-18, but expect some growing pains with a new head coach, two new goalies and a roster full of underclassmen. "We are a young team this year," coach Breanna...
November 27, 2017 - 3:30am
November 23, 2017
Girls hockey: Lightning win one of two
In two games over the past week, the Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team ended with mixed results. On Thursday, Nov. 16, the Lightning picked up their first victory of the season in a 4-1 win over Park Rapids. They followed that up two days later with a 10-1 defeat against...
November 23, 2017 - 4:30am
Lightning Bantam B takes first
The Northern Lakes Lightning Bantam B Team took the championship game at the River Lakes Tournament this past weekend in overtime with a score...
November 23, 2017 - 4:00am
November 19, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Nov. 19
AITKIN A new police officer has joined the force in Aitkin, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Colter Riedel was sworn in Nov. 6 at the Aitkin...
November 19, 2017 - 5:00am
November 16, 2017
MPR in Brainerd back on air after repairs
Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd got their daily dose of classical music and news after an audible drought brought on by lightning...
November 16, 2017 - 7:00am
November 15, 2017
Hockey: Lightning girls shut out in season opener
The Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team kicked off the 2017-2018 season with a 5-0 shutout loss to Henry Sibley on Friday, Nov. 10. The Lightning were only outshot by two to their opponent (23 shots to Henry Sibley's 25) but allowed two goals in four penalty kill opportunities...
November 15, 2017 - 4:30am
November 12, 2017
MPR in Brainerd off the air due to lightning damage
Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd who have grown accustomed to listening to classical music and tuning in for news were met recently...
November 12, 2017 - 4:00am
September 20, 2017
Perham rallies past Patriots 32-19 - Yellowjackets win lightning-delayed game
It took almost three days, but the visiting Perham Yellowjackets topped the Pequot Lakes Patriots 32-19 in a Midwest Red Subdistrict football...
September 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 11, 2017
Lightning season ends against Fort Ripley
The Nisswa Lightning's season came to an end in a 9-1 loss to the Fort Ripley Rebels on Saturday, Aug. 5, in the Region 8C Tournament. The Rebels took command early with a solo home run in the first inning and a grand slam in the third. Nate DeChaine led the Lightning offense, scoring...
August 11, 2017 - 3:30am
July 29, 2017
Danecdotes: Sheley takes over as Lightning's head coach
After nearly five years of working at Breezy Point Ice Arena, Breanna Sheley will serve as head coach of the Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey...
July 29, 2017 - 4:00am
July 28, 2017
Amateur Baseball: Rebels top Lightning in North playoffs - Nisswa to face Avon on Saturday
The Fort Ripley Rebels captured the Victory League North Division amatuer baseball playoff title and advance to this weekend's Region 8C tournament...
July 28, 2017 - 4:00am
July 20, 2017
Rebels rock Lightning 10-0 - Nisswa wins over Aitkin by forfeit
After advancing past Aitkin via forfeit on Saturday, July 15, the Lightning were shut out by undefeated Fort Ripley Rebels in a 10-0 loss Sunday,...
July 20, 2017 - 10:30am
July 13, 2017
Lightning win two of three
The Nisswa Lightning locked up the North's No. 2 seed with a 10-7 come-from-behind win over the Pierz Bulldogs Saturday. The Lightning trailed...
July 13, 2017 - 4:00am