Food distribution set March 13, 27 in Pequot Lakes, Nisswa, Backus

5 Loaves and 2 Fish Ministry returning to area


The 5 Loaves and 2 Fish Food Ministry will distribute boxes of free food from noon until gone Saturdays, March 13 and 27, at three area locations:

  • Pequot Lakes Middle School.
  • Christ Community Church, Nisswa.
  • Pine Mountain Gospel, Backus.

The free food is available for anyone in the area who is in need.

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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