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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
The Regional Report: Aitkin group raising funds to update almost 70-year-old choir robes
March for Life in Brainerd set Jan. 22
Tech Savvy: Flying taxis and robots
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
PL 6th-graders 3rd in St. Cloud
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates prevail over W-DC. PL's Lane reaches 2,000 career points
James Norman Nelson
Stuart D. DeMenge
Hannah C. Call
Pine River United Methodist Church makes donation
Senior Menus: Jan. 21-25, 2019
Faith: Encouragement for a discouraged world
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Card games: Jan. 7-11, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: 'Norwegian Wood'
The Last Windrow: An acre of dirt
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
November 29, 2018
Letter to the editor: Teams appreciate community support
The Patriot softball and tennis teams would like to thank Pequot Lakes Supervalu and our surrounding community for the generous support on our recent grocery bagging fundraiser. Tennis funds will be used toward a summer team camp for players in grades 7-12. Softball funds will be...
November 29, 2018 - 2:30am
November 23, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Veterans Day program
The Pequot Lakes American Legion Post 49 Color Guard, which was asked to participate along with the Jenkins VFW and local veterans at Pequot Lakes High School on Nov. 12 for the Veterans Day program, would like to thank the school administration and school board very much for the...
November 23, 2018 - 2:30am
November 22, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thankful for neighbor
Yesterday was a beautiful day. A piece of my mail that had mistakenly been delivered to a home about three miles away was hand-delivered to my home by the "accidental recipient." She felt very badly that she had opened the package before she checked the name. While I was so appreciative...
November 22, 2018 - 2:30am
November 17, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thanks, Pequot Lakes, for your votes
Thank you to everyone who voted for me. I am honored to be elected to the Pequot City Council. I appreciate your support and will always be open to your ideas and concerns. Thank you to People for Pequot for their support and for their tireless volunteers that were out door knocking...
November 17, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the editor: This is a new dawn
Dark days in America. A society torn. Lingering military conflict. A nation divided by sharp-edged politics and by withering, clashing, moral grievances, and marred by atrocities. A woman wearing angelic-white emerges in front of a large crowd, takes the stage holding a microphone,...
November 17, 2018 - 2:30am
November 16, 2018
Letter to the editor: People for Pequot offers big thank you
The People for Pequot would like to offer a number of thank yous! First, thank you to the candidates. Thank you for being part of the process. Thank you for doing a civic duty and taking part in the same process that makes our country so great. Thanks to Cathy, Cheri, James, Jeff...
November 16, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the editor: Crosslake mayor-elect thanks voters
Thank you! I would like to thank the more than 1,400 Crosslake residents who came out to vote Tuesday, Nov. 6. One of the most important freedoms we have as citizens of this great country is the right to vote. I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the voters of Crosslake...
November 16, 2018 - 2:30am
November 15, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
I'd just like to thank everyone for the privilege of serving as your mayor for the past two years. My only regret is not being able to carry out the many exciting initiatives we now have underway. I have enjoyed serving as your mayor and have done my best to represent this community...
November 15, 2018 - 5:30am
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
Now that the election is over, our community has a chance to start with a clean slate. We can't do that if we hang on to our old animosities, hurts and bitterness that have fed the undercurrent of dissention for more than a decade. Maybe we can all look in the mirror and see things...
November 15, 2018 - 2:30am
November 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Ready to Serve
I'm extremely grateful for this incredible opportunity to serve Crow Wing County as your next< Sheriff. My family and I enjoyed meeting so many wonderful people during the campaign. Whether it was at a parade, door knocking, the fair, or at community events—the outpouring of...
November 11, 2018 - 8:30am
November 9, 2018
Letter to the Editor: A plea to baseball players
Dear baseball players, Please stop spitting. Wear the same uniform: It's either pants, or it's socks and stirrups. You're a team after all. Take off the showy necklaces and other jewelry. They have no place in a baseball game. Quit adjusting your gloves. Put your hats on straight....
November 9, 2018 - 2:30am
November 5, 2018
Letter to the editor: Vote Brekken for county commissioner
Bill Brekken's "listen, learn and lead" approach to serving the residents of District 2, Crow Wing County's lake country, is "on target." As a leader of the Whitefish lake association, I know Bill's leadership approach that he has demonstrated as a Gull Lake association leader in...
November 5, 2018 - 2:30pm
Letter to the editor: Vote Goddard for sheriff
I have been in the law enforcement profession for over 30 years, starting with the Minneapolis Police Department in 1988, and in 2004 moving to Crosby to become the chief of the Crosby Police Department. I have known Capt. Scott Goddard for over 14 years. During that time, I have...
November 5, 2018 - 11:30am
Letter to the editor: District 2 needs Brekken
In over 55 years of voting in various elections, we have never put a sign in our yard endorsing a particular candidate until this year. Working with Crow Wing County on lakes/aquatic invasive species issues on behalf of numerous lake associations has been disappointing. Meetings with...
November 5, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the editor: Support Brekken for county commissioner
Bill Brekken has a long and rich career, including impactful chapters in retail, finance, higher education, community development (as leader of the Brainerd Community Foundation) and real estate.
November 5, 2018 - 5:30am