Reminders: Sept. 24-27, 2020


Candidate forum

A Crosslake mayor and city council candidate forum will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Crosslake Community Center. RSVP to attend in person or watch on Facebook Live. Visit or call Colleen Dols at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber at 218-822-7107.

PR-B Booster Club

The Pine River-Backus Booster Club will host its second annual benefit bean bag tournament at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at Bites Grill & Bar in Pine River. Same-day registration is available. For more information, email .

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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