Pineandlakes Echo Journal
The Peanuts characters who are recognizable to comic strip fans - Charlie Brown, Lucy Van Pelt, Snoopy, Linus Van Pelt, Schroeder and Sally Brown - share an event-filled day in the production of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown." The cast of young adult actors will lead audiences through their characters' day with music, dance and action when Pequot Lakes Community Theater stages the show July 10-12 and 15-16. The eager, ever-hopeful, everybody's-good-friend Charlie Brown tries to do many things but generally fails in his endeavors.
The Crosslake police and fire departments rushed to the city's Holiday Station on County Road 66 on Tuesday morning, June 30, after reports of a propane leak. Police chief Bob Hartman said the individual using the gas station's pump experienced difficulty turning it off, leading to an excess of propane discharged. The police and fire departments had left the scene by late morning. Photo by Jonalyn Lahr
Lakewood Health System, Staples Ondrea Brown and Nate Nordby, Nisswa, a girl, Soni Schoep, 6 pounds, 9 ounces, May 22, 2015. Jennifer Lange and Erin Gonczy, Pequot Lakes, a girl, Julia Ione, 8 pounds, 8 ounces, June 1, 2015. Daniel Sutin and Brent Anderson, Lake Shore, a girl, Stella Rae, 9 pounds, 1 ounces, June 4, 2015. Kaari Kuusisto and Matthew Hastert, Merrifield, a boy, Kalen Richard Kuusisto, 8 pounds, 8 ounces, June 4, 2015. Megan and Drew Benzer, Breezy Point, a boy, Asher Daniel, 8 pounds, 4 ounces, June 9, 2015. Essentia Health-St.
Pequot Lakes Library book sale The Pequot Lakes Friends of the Library book sale will run from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, July 2, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, July 3, at the library. Books and other materials will be on sale. Pequot Lakes pancake breakfast The Pequot Lakes Fire Department will host its annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at the fire hall. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for youth. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Rush Lake boat parade The annual Fourth of July Rush Lake boat parade will be held at 11 a.m.
Celebrate Independence Day in the lakes area starting Thursday, July 2. Area skies will be lit up with fireworks displays Thursday-Saturday nights. Following is a roundup of Fourth of July activities in area cities. NISSWA In honor of the 2014-15 Nisswa Citizen of the Year, Ted Dullum, who died in May, his family will represent him as the parade grand marshals for the Nisswa Freedom Days Parade at 7 p.m. Friday, July 3. Remember, parking spaces on the west side of Main Street will be closed after 11 p.m.
A hockey camp athletic trainer allegedly filmed a 14-year-old girl showering in the Breezy Point Ice Arena in Breezy Point, according to criminal charges filed in court against the man. James William Diffley, 32, Maple Grove, was charged June 24 in Crow Wing County District Court with felony interfering with a minor's privacy. Diffley was to appear at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, for his initial appearance hearing. According to a news release from Breezy Point police chief Kevin Merschman, the Breezy Point Ice Arena and dorms are used during the summer months for hockey camps.
"During my first freshman semester, I become frustrated after only one week in a class called 'Ethics in Medicine'," reminisces Daniel (Danny) Pavek. "The things they were teaching me, in terms of the bureaucracy in the field of medicine, told me that I would not be successful as a doctor." He continues to say that it's not the ethics he had a problem with, but the inability to try new things simply because it's "always been done that way".
Thursday, June 25: Agricultural Day 7-9 a.m.: 4-H & Open Class livestock check in 8 a.m.-noon: Open Class judging 10 a.m.: All projects in place Daily: Grandma's Place - free kids projects Noon: Exhibit & Commercial Buildings open Noon: 4-H Goat Show 4 p.m.: Carnival rides open 4 p.m.: 4-H Rabbit Show 4-7 p.m.: Tiny Hands Farm tours 5 p.m.: Iron Chef Cookoff (Don Smith Building) 6-10 p.m.: Midway armband hours 7 p.m.: Motocross 8:30 p.m.: Karaoke by Sideways Entertainment 9 p.m.: Exhibit & Commercial Buildings close Friday, June 26: Senior Day 10 a.m.: General Livestock Show
Skyrocketing cases of sepsis in hospitals across the country have prompted Essentia Health to put new protocols in place and employ its electronic medical record to watch for early signs of the potentially deadly condition. "Sepsis is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. In its early stages, it can be difficult to diagnose and can lead to a patient's rapid deterioration," said Dr. Jeff Lyon, Essentia Health patient safety officer.
Our always-extraordinary book sale will be held here next week on Thursday, July 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Friday, July 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Why not make it part of your July 4 celebration? Bring yourselves and your visitors in to buy some summer (or winter) reading materials. It will be great as always. Thanks to everyone who has brought in book donations. Afghan raffle Please come in to see the beautiful blue afghan hand-knit and donated by our own volunteer, Pat Wiggins. It will be on display here until Aug. 10 when we will pick the name of the winner from the jar.