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April 8, 2019
Amy Gordon
Gordon joins PR-B Family Center
April 8, 2019 - 10:00am
April 7, 2019
John and Caroljean Weise will be the first inductees into the new "hall of fame" for Pequot Lakes pageant volunteers. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
'It's a family affair': Pequot Lakes couple earns ovation for life of pageant work
April 7, 2019 - 4:00am
April 6, 2019
Chad Nelson, along with his wife Lisa, has operated Insurance Brokers of Minnesota in Pequot Lakes for the past 12 years. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: Nelson lends a hand where he can
April 6, 2019 - 4:00am
Jerry Meadows (left) stops to have his photograph taken with Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen. The 61-year-old Air Force veteran from Wahpeton, N.D., arrived Friday, April 5, in St. Cloud after leaving on foot March 14 from Bemidji to raise money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project. Submitted photo
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Veteran reaffirms faith in Americans with Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser. 61-year-old finishes walking from Bemidji to St. Cloud earlier than planned
April 6, 2019 - 3:00am
April 2, 2019
Jerry Meadows walks Monday, April 1, along the shoulder of southbound Highway 371 between Gull and Round lakes, north of the Brainerd city limits. The 61-year-old Air Force veteran from Wahpeton, N.D., left March 14 on foot from Bemidji to raise money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project while his wife Virginia Miller follows in a Jeep on their way to St. Cloud. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch   Video
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Veteran walks from Bemidji to St. Cloud for Wounded Warrior Project: Wife wanted to see Minnesota. She got more than she bargained for.
April 2, 2019 - 3:00am
March 23, 2019
Holly Holm, new Nisswa Chamber of Commerce president, stands outside the chamber building Thursday, March 14. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: Holm brings quirky, unique personality to Nisswa, takes over as chamber president
March 23, 2019 - 4:00am
March 22, 2019
The ceremony advancing six Pine River-Backus Pack 73 Webelo Scouts into Troop 73 was attended by the Webelo Scouts (front row), their leaders along with Scouts from Troop 73 and their leaders (back row), family and guests.  Submitted Photo
PR-B Webelo Scouts advance to next level
March 22, 2019 - 10:00am
March 16, 2019
Teddy Nelson, owner of Curious Belongings, will be the grand marshal of the 45th annual St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday, March 16, in Crosslake. Submitted Photo
Grand marshal: Nelson earns honor for her love of Crosslake
March 16, 2019 - 6:00am
March 10, 2019
PR-B seniors Emma Templeton, Gabby Rainwater, Bailey Wynn and Alyssa Semmler receive quilts made by Linda McNamara (center) on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the PR-B girls basketball team's senior night. Ashley Smith / Echo Journal Correspondent
Lake Country Faces: McNamara stitches together memories for PR-B basketball seniors
March 10, 2019 - 4:00am
February 24, 2019
Tina Foster, center, enjoys the Winter Jubilee with her daughters Chloe Newton and Sophie Foster on Saturday, Feb. 16, in Nisswa. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: California native dreamed of becoming a true Minnesotan. Now, Foster volunteers her talents in Nisswa
February 24, 2019 - 6:00am
February 17, 2019
Kimberly Rollins, of Pine River, was recently named executive director of the United Way of Crow Wing and Cass Counties.
Faces: United Way director learned from dad, golf - hails from Pine River
February 17, 2019 - 6:00am
February 4, 2019
By permission of Boys’ Life Magazine, February 2019, published by the Boy Scouts of America.
Becoming a superhero: Comic strip depicts local Boy Scout's lifesaving efforts
February 4, 2019 - 11:00am
February 3, 2019
Linda Steffens sits in the city council chambers Monday, Jan. 14, at Fifty Lakes City Hall. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Faces: Steffens brings new leadership to Fifty Lakes
February 3, 2019 - 6:00am
January 20, 2019
Shirley Wallin holds a plaque she received upon retiring as Pelican Township clerk. Shown with her are granddaughter Samantha Loberg (left), town treasurer; her nephew's wife, Jody Wallin, town clerk; and town board members Bob Olson and Bruce Westerberg. Board member Bruce Galles participated via Skype. Submitted Photo
Lake Country Faces: Wallin retires after 34 years as township clerk
January 20, 2019 - 6:00am
January 13, 2019
Deb Runksmeier sits at her desk at city hall Thursday, Jan. 3, in Breezy Point. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Lake Country Faces: Runksmeier keeps Breezy Point running smoothly
January 13, 2019 - 6:00am