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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Meet DFL candidates at Pancakes for Progressives event
Crosslake: CSAH 36 informational open house sparsely attended
Breezy Point: Council works toward solving tax-forfeited lot dilemma
Police Blotter - June 21, 2018
Pine River-Backus School District: Board approves preliminary budget
Trap shooting: Ebnet leads team at state meet
PL anglers head to state muskie tournament
Boys golf: Raph takes fourth in state
PL 9th grade team first in Mid-State
Patriot anglers qualify for national event
Walter A. Lund
Arron Richard Stoen
Mary Ann Bajula
Maryann A. Kline
Evelyn M. Adams
Faith: What I learned from 30 days without food
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
Card games: June 4-8, 2018
Pets of the week
Senior Menus: June 18-22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Not Pink Floyd's wall
Letter to the Editor: Northland economics
Letter to the Editor: PUC should approve Line 3 project
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't let the rain get you down
Letter to the Editor: Find a better loon center location
letters to the editor
Births: June 16, 2018
Gary and Colleen Moser
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: June 3, 2018
May 28, 2018
Fire destroys semi near Thief River Falls
THIEF RIVER FALLS—A semi truck is a total loss after it caught fire near Thief River Falls on Monday, May 28. Thief River Falls Fire Department officials said crews responded to Thygeson's Construction just after 11:30 a.m. for a reported semi-truck fire. When crews got there,...
May 28, 2018 - 4:33pm
May 25, 2018
Fire chief: Church, condo fires likely started outside
Wednesday, May 23, brought with it a pair of ruinous fires to the Brainerd lakes area—an afternoon blaze reducing much of the Faith Assembly...
May 25, 2018 - 6:00am
May 24, 2018
UPDATE: No injuries in Breezy Point's Lakeside Loft fire: Cause undetermined
The smell of gas filled the air as crowds of people watched Lakeside Loft, a private rental property at Breezy Point Resort, go up in flames...
May 24, 2018 - 2:12pm
Faith Assembly of God building burns down, church continues with members
A blaze destroyed the Assembly of God church building in Pine River during the early afternoon, May 23. Roads and parking areas were blocked...
May 24, 2018 - 1:38pm
Breezy Point condo building burns: Fire destroys vacation property in late night blaze
BREEZY POINT—A privately owned condo building within the gates of Breezy Point Resort burned dramatically Wednesday, May 23, as firefighters...
May 24, 2018 - 9:14am
May 23, 2018
Firefighters are responding to Pine River church fire
Firefighters from multiple departments across the lakes region are responding to a report of a church on fire in Pine River. About 2:30 p.m....
May 23, 2018 - 4:27pm
May 19, 2018
Alert neighbor wakes resident in burning house
A Deerwood man who works the night shift and was sleeping Wednesday afternoon was woken by a neighbor after his house on Serpent Lake started...
May 19, 2018 - 4:00am
May 15, 2018
Officials: Drinking water safe after refinery fire
SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reported at a community meeting Monday, May 14, there has been no impact...
May 15, 2018 - 2:51pm
May 10, 2018
Steep terrain complicates firefighting efforts at Pillager Lake
A spark from a lawnmower caused the wildfire that ultimately burned 25 acres of rural forestland Monday, May 7, along the southern border of...
May 10, 2018 - 8:00am
May 4, 2018
Dangerous fire conditions have fire agency prepared for busy Friday
A few small grass fires popped up in the Brainerd lakes area Thursday, May 3, but firefighters were able to stop them from spreading.
May 4, 2018 - 4:00am
April 30, 2018
Fire danger 'Extreme:' Fire agencies ask people not to burn
Fire danger was not just high Sunday in the Brainerd lakes area, it was extreme. The Minnesota DNR listed most of the eastern half of the state—including...
April 30, 2018 - 3:00am
April 26, 2018
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A series of explosions and fires rocked the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior on Thursday, April 26, sending a black plume...
April 26, 2018 - 10:35pm
April 24, 2018
Wildfire burns quickly through pines near Nisswa
NISSWA—Weather turned fast in the Brainerd lakes area, going from snowstorm season to fire season. Snow cover took a beating over the weekend...
April 24, 2018 - 3:00am
April 23, 2018
Crews battle grass fire near Merrifield
The Nisswa Fire Department was called to a grass fire just before 3 p.m. Monday, April 23, on County Road 4 near Merrifield. Firefighters from...
April 23, 2018 - 9:13pm
April 20, 2018
Firefighters respond to chimney fire
MERRIFIELD—The Mission Fire Department was called about 2 a.m. Saturday to a house fire on the 23000 block of Coyote Lane in Merrifield. Mission Fire Chief Randy Roach said when firefighters arrived on scene they found a small chimney fire at an A-frame home. The fire got into...
April 20, 2018 - 6:30am