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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Backus: Wellhead protection plan qualifies city for grant funding
Pequot Lakes: Early Childhood Family Education classes offered
Rollover traps Brainerd man on Highway 371
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Jan. 24
Lakes area should brace for 5-7 inches of snow
Area Girls Basketball: PR-B the better of the Tigers
Area Boys Basketball: PR-B scores 9-point win
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
PL 6th-graders 3rd in St. Cloud
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
Karen Maxine Lee
Martha Czech Brady
Alfred 'Al' A. Sorem
Joseph Louis Plut Jr.
Boost your immune system and fight colds with probiotics
3 things for better health - Jan. 21
Pine River United Methodist Church makes donation
Senior Menus: Jan. 21-25, 2019
Faith: Encouragement for a discouraged world
From the Lefthand Corner: 2020 run for president beginning now
The Cracker Barrel: 'Norwegian Wood'
The Last Windrow: An acre of dirt
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
January 19, 2019
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
Fueled by social media rumors, customers were coming up to the Dairy Queen Grill & Chill counter in the Westgate Mall and asking staff when the...
January 19, 2019 - 5:00am
Minnesota unemployment remains steady; 4 straight months at 2.8 percent
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held at 2.8 percent in December, according to data released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, marking the fourth straight month with the same unemployment rate. Minnesota's unemployment...
January 19, 2019 - 4:30am
January 13, 2019
Biz Buzz: Delivery options increase in lakes area. E-commerce is changing how people shop
Consumers are gaining from the move by businesses of all kinds to provide more options for online and delivery from restaurants to retail and...
January 13, 2019 - 7:00am
January 10, 2019
Winter weather a boon for business - Snow brings out snowmobilers
The Brainerd lakes area often sees a decline in business at local establishments as cold weather rolls in. Tourism and outdoor recreation in...
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
January 9, 2019
Meeting set to discuss Brainerd area workforce needs
Area employers are invited to a workforce community conversation event Tuesday, Jan. 15, hosted by the Minnesota PIPELINE (Private Investment, Public Education, Labor and Industry Experience) Program. The event runs 10-11:30 a.m. at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce office, 224....
January 9, 2019 - 4:30am
January 6, 2019
Business briefs - Jan. 6
U of M Beef Team to host cow/calf days seminar The University of Minnesota Beef Team is proud to host the annual Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour and Trade Show at 10 locations across the state in January and February. This event has been held for over 45 years and continues to be the leading...
January 6, 2019 - 4:30am
January 5, 2019
Shaping up in the new year? What to know when joining a fitness club in 2019
Getting into shape is always among the top New Year's resolutions, but there are some things you should think about before committing to a contract. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota recommends doing your research on gyms or health clubs in your area before...
January 5, 2019 - 10:30am
Biz Buzz: What did 2018 bring to the lakes area? Planet Fitness opens soon
It seems it was just a short time ago this column was looking at what happened at the close of 2017, but years seem to now pass with greater...
January 5, 2019 - 9:00am
January 4, 2019
Local mechanic comes to you
In the new year, Cody Wills of Backus is taking his 12 years of experience as a licensed mechanic and making that experience more accessible...
January 4, 2019 - 6:00am
December 29, 2018
Pine River: Stone countertop business brings product to customer
Custom Stone Interiors LLC of St. Cloud opened Dec. 10 in the Pine River industrial park. Unlike many businesses, they opened their new location...
December 29, 2018 - 6:00am
December 27, 2018
Pine River: River Fitness expansion unveils city history
The move from a space next door to Pine River Carpet to the former Plaid Duck Art Mall on Barclay Avenue in Pine River was fast. When it came...
December 27, 2018 - 4:00am
December 23, 2018
Biz Buzz: Hallmark to close Baxter store
Evenson's Hallmark store in the Westgate Mall is closing. The store made the announcement last week with a closing sale. The Willow Tree figurines...
December 23, 2018 - 5:00am
December 17, 2018
Mix of Pequot Lakes businesses open
At least three new businesses opened their doors in Pequot Lakes in recent months, including a Japanese furniture and décor store called Asian...
December 17, 2018 - 4:00am
December 16, 2018
Tech Savvy: Tech not keeping up? It may be time to get a new wireless router
Homes are filled with more smart appliances and Wi-Fi-connected devices than ever, but when internet connections start slowing down, the problem...
December 16, 2018 - 9:00am
Stay safe while shopping online during the holiday season
ST. PAUL — The holiday shopping season is a busy time. In the rush to buy gifts for family and friends, don't get so busy that you put...
December 16, 2018 - 3:00am