Pineandlakes Echo Journal
The Pequot Lakes 16-under Junior Olympic volleyball team finished their season by winning the Northern Classic tournament at Pequot Lakes on Sunday, April 19. Pictured are, front row from left: Clare Ganley, Alex Kotaska, Emily Stevens and Kristin Skog. Back row: Karli Skog, Sannah Lohmiller, Kelly Hehir, Kyra Blaukat and Quinn Kratochvil. Submitted photo The Pequot Lakes 16-under Junior Olympic volleyball team, coached by Christine Ganley, won the Foley tournament gold bracket on Sunday, April 12.
The Pequot Lakes eighth-grade boys' basketball team finished 2-2 overall at tournament in Grand Rapids on April 12. In the first game, Pequot Lakes lost to Esko 35-21 as Jordan Schommer had nine points, Sean Ryan had five and Owen Seidl three. Pequot Lakes then beat Pine-River 32-18 as Tyler Manley had eight points, Owen Seidl added six, and Sean Ryan, Vincent Miska and Marcus Klein all had four. In the third game, the Patriots beat South Ridge 41-30.
After many years of sponsoring an annual garage sale, St. Alice Catholic Church in Pequot Lakes will not host a garage sale in June. The parishioners thank the community for past support of the garage sale by attendance and donations of garage sale items.
Pequot Lakes High School's Jordan Hall made 24 of 25 shots, and then had a perfect round of 25 straight to earn Top Gun honors with 49 out of 50 at trap shooting competition on Sunday, April 19, at Lakeshore Conservation Club. It was the season opener for the five-week high school season. Other top shooters this week for Pequot Lakes were David Schroeder 46, Henry Harguth 44, Matthew Fabian 43, Chris Newton, Austin Mesenbrink and Hunter Ebnet 42, Reid Pierzinski and Jacob Roubal 41, and Levi Puetz and Kirk Johnson 40.
The five-piece Norwegian folk group, Twin Cities Hardingfelelag, will perform traditional dance music from Norway in Pequot Lakes, Crosslake and Pine River. • 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at the Pequot Lakes Community Library. • 1 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at the Crosslake Community Center. • 2 p.m.
The Looney Lutherans were on stage "preaching to the choir" before a capacity audience of 350 believers in the Pequot Lakes Theater. Using humor, comedy and help from the audience, a trio of wacky gals on a tour promoted their new cookbook and proved the wisdom of how to develop a healthy body, healthy mind and a healthy heart. Many from the very young to the very old were encouraged, some dragged, to learn how it can be real fun participating on stage, learning the wisdom of living a long and healthy life, the Lutheran way. (But you don't have to be a Lutheran to love 'em.) Thanks to the
To all who participated in our coalition efforts in 2010-11 in one way or another to correct the Pequot Lakes Police Department policy, and how the program was run at that time, which was with heavy-handed intimidation and police methods that bordered on Gestapo mentality, and to make the matters worse, it was backed by the Pequot Lakes City Council. We know all our coalition efforts paid off, as changes were made both in police and council policies.
All the things in our world have an industrial history. Behind the computer, the T-shirt, the vacuum cleaner is an industrial infrastructure fired by energy (fossil fuels mainly). Each component of our car or refrigerator has an industrial history. Mainly unseen and out of mind, this global industrial infrastructure touches every aspect of our lives. It pervades our daily living from the articles it produces, to its effect on the economy and employment, as well as its effects on the environment. Solar energy collecting devices also have an industrial history.
I thought Mr. Bye's article was an interesting bit of fiction on several fronts: 1. He mentioned Gov. Walker as a "lesser candidate," when everyone in America knows who Scott Walker is, and most Democrats are quaking in their boots at the thought of Gov. Walker as the Republican presidential nominee. 2. Mr.
Home Stretch, a first-time homebuyer workshop that takes participants through the entire home buying process, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at the Greater Lakes Association of Realtors office in Baxter. Some affordable mortgage products, government loans and down payment and closing cost assistance programs may require a buyer to receive a Home Stretch certificate. Offered online is Framework, an online homebuyer education course. Many lenders have approved Framework to meet homebuyer education requirements.