Reminders: March 27-30, 2021

Free food distribution, Women's History Month presentation on tap


Food distribution

The 5 Loaves and 2 Fish Food Ministry will distribute boxes of free food for anyone in need from noon until gone Saturday, March 27, at Pequot Middle School, Christ Community Church in Nisswa and Pine Mountain Gospel in Backus.

Women’s History Month

Celebrate Women’s History Month with two-time Minnesota History Award winner William D. Green at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, as he discusses the subject of his latest book, "Nellie Francis." To register for this free virtual event, sign up at the Legacy Programs Facebook page @KRLSLegacy or call your local library.

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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