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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Court participants asked to take part in Minnesota judicial survey
Brainerd: Disconnect persists between city, district on parking plan
River ice jams prompt flood warning
Minnesota AG sues Virginia tax debt settlement company
NMRHA seeks funding to build a new home
Boys Basketball: Patriot boys win two more - Pequot tops Proctor in OT
Boys Basketball: Tigers top N-K in 2OT - Team starts season 2-0
Danecdotes: Fearless leader: Lane assumes role as Patriots' anchor
13 PL athletes on Warrior alpine team
Road Crew split at Deer River
Jay F. Brutsman
Vivian H. Knutson
James Eugene Andrews
Chef's Hat: For a festive holiday, give recipes in a jar
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
Crow Wing Energized: Support your local food shelf
Saying goodbye to the pain: 25-year-old raises awareness about endometriosis
Faith: Christmas, a love story
Opinion: Will anybody care when you die?
The Cracker Barrel: Easy English isn't
From the Lefthand Corner: The joy of Christmas
Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
The Last Windrow: A catnip Christmas on the farm
letters to the editor
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
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December 9, 2018
High School Football: Minnesota Football Showcase at U.S. Bank Stadium Dec. 15
Reese Kapsner of Pierz and Andrew Eklund of Aitkin will play for the North team in the Minnesota Football Showcase at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. Kapsner was a running back for the Mid-State Subdistrict 1 champion Pioneers who advanced to the semifinals...
December 9, 2018 - 5:30am
December 4, 2018
High School Football: Kapsner, Eklund to play in Minnesota Showcase
Reese Kapsner of Pierz and Andrew Eklund of Aitkin will play for the North team in the third Minnesota Football Showcase at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis at 1 p.m. Dec. 15. Kapsner was a running back for the Mid-State Subdistrict 1 champion Pioneers who advanced to the semifinals...
December 4, 2018 - 2:00am
November 27, 2018
High School Football: Midwest Blue, Red subdistricts honor players
The Midwest Blue and Midwest Red football subdistricts have announced their award winners for the 2018 season. Award winners from Pillager, Staples-Motley,...
November 27, 2018 - 7:30am
November 26, 2018
McFeely: Vikings finally get a kick out of beating Green Bay
MINNEAPOLIS -- Mike Zimmer is getting all soft with his kickers, it appears. Sort of. He's all into forgiveness and second chances. Sort of....
November 26, 2018 - 8:19am
November 20, 2018
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
The Pequot Lakes Patriot eighth-grade football team wrapped up its season with a perfect 6-0 record. The team finishes its middle-school career...
November 20, 2018 - 8:52am
November 19, 2018
Junior High Tigers complete perfect season
The Pine River-Backus junior football team, composed of seventh- and eighth-graders, finished the season with a perfect 6-0 record. The Tigers...
November 19, 2018 - 11:00am
November 14, 2018
Pequot Lakes Football: 'They are going to remember you'. Seniors honored at Patriots' banquet
Plenty of awards and thank-yous were given at the Pequot Lakes football team's year-end banquet on Monday, Nov. 12, but the coaching staff wanted...
November 14, 2018 - 4:00am
November 6, 2018
High School Football: Tickets on sale for Pillager's state quarterfinal game
Advance tickets are on sale for the Class 2A state quarterfinal football game between the Pillager Huskies and Paynesville Bulldogs that will be played at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Alexandria High School. Tickets will be available for purchase in the Pillager Middle School Office...
November 6, 2018 - 5:30am
November 3, 2018
High School Football: Verndale earns repeat trip to state
FARGO, N.D.—Jake Ismil and Brayden Vertina scored the only two touchdowns for the top-seeded Verndale Pirates who earned a trip to the...
November 3, 2018 - 2:00am
Area Football: The dynasty continues: Pierz wins 7th straight section title
ST. CLOUD—New London-Spicer had the size, but Pierz had everything else. The top-seeded and top-ranked Pioneers withstood a flurry of body...
November 3, 2018 - 1:00am
High School Football: Pillager holds off Osakis for Section 6-2A title
FARGO, N.D.—Luke Woidyla ran for two touchdowns while Tucker Peterson and Jack Bentson each added another for the Class 2A's seventh-ranked and top-seeded Pillager Huskies who defeated the third-seeded Osakis Silverstreaks 30-16 for the Section 6-2A championship Friday, Nov....
November 3, 2018 - 12:30am
November 2, 2018
Football: W-DC head coach Kangas retires
The Wadena-Deer Creek High School Athletic Department announced the retirement of head football coach Howie Kangas Thursday, Nov. 1. Kangas was the Wolverines' head coach since 2012 and posted a 16-48 record. He led the Wolverines to their first playoff win since 1998 when WDC downed...
November 2, 2018 - 1:30pm
High School Football: Verndale, Pillager, Pierz 1 win away from state tournament
There is just one black mark on the Underwood Rockets' football season. And that was put there by top-seeded and No. 3 ranked Verndale, which...
November 2, 2018 - 7:00am
High School Football: Section 8-5A final could come down to last possession
5.5 points have been the average margin of victory the last four times the Brainerd Warriors and Bemidji Lumberjacks have played football. Friday,...
November 2, 2018 - 3:00am
October 31, 2018
Football: Patriots' season ends in Perham
Cale Wolf passed for 211 yards and three touchdowns but the No. 4-seeded Pequot Lakes Patriots were outscored 53-33 by the top-seeded Perham...
October 31, 2018 - 1:00am