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December 9, 2018
Muriel Erickson passes the "key to the library" to new Branch Manager Tami Beto on Nov. 30. Submitted Photo
Pine River: Beto arrives as new library branch manager - Erickson, Browser the library cat retire
December 9, 2018 - 4:00am
December 2, 2018
Garny Gaffey has served as a school board member since 1989.
Lake Country Faces: Longtime PR-B School Board member Gaffey proud to have served
December 2, 2018 - 6:00am
November 21, 2018
Cindy Rieck, of Pequot Lakes, is shown with the Echo Journal in Chinatown, San Francisco, with a classmate and friend from physical therapy school and her husband, Claire and Kirby Stortz. Kirby’s brother, Mike, who lived in San Francisco for several years, was their exceptional tour guide and took this photo. “Lucky me. My longtime wish to see the San Francisco Bay Bridge and Lombard Street got to come true,” Rieck said. Submitted Photo
Echoing/Journaling Around the Globe
November 21, 2018 - 2:30am
November 17, 2018
Katie Wassermann stands outside the Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Nov. 8. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Faces: Wassermann aims to move Pequot Lakes forward; leads city's chamber of commerce
November 17, 2018 - 4:00am
November 11, 2018
Lavone Sullivan (seated), an original Pequot Lakes library volunteer, retired on Wednesday, Oct. 31. She is surrounded by some of our other volunteers, from left: Donna Olson, Pat Volk, Jeanne Devries, Lavone Sullivan, Judy Anderson and Melissa Birch.
Volunteer retires from Pequot Lakes Library
November 11, 2018 - 8:00am
November 4, 2018
Parks and Recreation and Library director TJ Graumann checks the alignment on poles for a snow fence by the new public sledding hill Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the Crosslake Community Center. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Faces: Graumann is perfect fit for Crosslake parks and recreation job
November 4, 2018 - 4:00am
October 29, 2018
Jessica Larson sits with her horse, Bubba. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Larson's unbridled enthusiasm for horses shines on drill team
October 29, 2018 - 6:00am
October 25, 2018
Jonny comes home: Northwest Minnesota town welcomes back a hero
October 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
October 7, 2018
Courtney Rock displays her medals from high school speech competitions Tuesday, Oct. 2. This will be Rock's sixth year with the Pequot Lakes speech team. (Click on the image to see the entire photo.) Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: Rock feels right at home on speech team
October 7, 2018 - 6:00am
September 29, 2018
Chainsaw Carver Ben Semler of Merifield frees a pair of bears from a log during a quick-carve at the annual Hackensack Chainsaw Carving Festival. Travis Grimler / Echo Journalplay button
Faces: Chainsaw carving was last career Semler expected
September 29, 2018 - 8:00am
September 20, 2018
Mark Miller, 68, of Aitkin, delivers meals on Wednesday, Sept. 19, as an American Red Cross volunteer helping out victims of Hurricane Florence. Submitted photo
Local volunteer helps with Hurricane Florence
September 20, 2018 - 7:00am
September 15, 2018
Getting married to a firefighter has its ups and downs, as bride Krista Boland learned Sept. 1 when her new husband Jeremy Bourasa (center) a St. Paul Park firefighter, dashed off to help fight a structure fire in Cottage Grove. Boland took it in stride. William Loeffler / Forum News Service
Minnesota firefighter says 'I do' then rushes to help extinguish blaze
September 15, 2018 - 8:10am
September 5, 2018
Sean Oakes shows the shamrock seeds and plaque that he brought for the grave of his grand uncle, Edward Oakes, in Bemidji's Greenwood Cemetery. Submitted photo.
Couple from Ireland receive help from Minnesota locals to locate long deceased relative
September 5, 2018 - 7:53pm
September 2, 2018
Clay County native and aviation pioneer Florence Klingensmith. Special to The Forum.play button
Famous flyer: Minn.native lauded in New York Times best-seller 'Fly Girls'
September 2, 2018 - 9:55am
August 23, 2018
Crow Wing County Historical Society announces coloring contest winners
August 23, 2018 - 9:30am
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