Calendar: Oct. 11-19, 2019

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Dance numbers, especially this one from "Getting to Know You" are bound to entertain the audience when the GLAPA production of 'The King and I' hits the stage. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal


11-13: Pequot Lakes Community Theatre: “The King & I,” 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Pequot Lakes High School auditorium

11: Grassroots Concerts: David Huckfelt, 7:30 p.m., Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar, Journey Church, Nisswa

12: Pine River Fire Department chili feed/bean bag tournament, noon until gone, fire hall

12: First Lutheran Church lutefisk dinner, 3:30-7 p.m. (or until gone), Pine River


12: Cass & Crow Wing County Democratic Farmer Labor Party fall fundraiser, 4:30 p.m. social hour, 5 p.m. program, 5:30 p.m. dinner, Nisswa American Legion

12: Greater Pequot Lakes Community Foundation: Oktoberfest Celebration, 6-9 p.m., Pequot Lakes American Legion

12: Delta Waterfowl Banquet

17-19: Lakes Area Food Shelf Home Tour

17-19: Haunted Trail, 7-9 p.m., Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

19: Rock It Forward benefit concert, 8 p.m., Pine Peaks Event Center, rural Pine River

Nancy Vogt is editor of the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers eight communities in the Pequot Lakes-Pine River areas - from Nisswa to Hackensack and Pequot Lakes to Crosslake.

She started as editor of the Lake Country Echo in July 2006, and continued in that role when the Lake Country Echo and the Pine River Journal combined in September 2013 to become the Pineandlakes Echo Journal. She worked for the Brainerd Dispatch from 1992-2006 in various roles.

She covers Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Lake Shore and Crosslake city councils, as well as writes feature stories, news stories and personal columns (Vogt's Notes). She also takes photos at community events.

Contact her at or 218-855-5877 with story ideas or questions. Be sure to leave a voicemail message!
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