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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus recognizes School Board Recognition Week
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
Rollover injures 2 passengers
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
Cass County Board: MnDOT identifies money to reroute roads around Gull Lake campground
Girls Basketball: Tiger girls win two
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Athletics: Pequot spring sports meeting scheduled
PL 7th-graders take Mid-State crown
Wick takes 1st, 3rd in Duluth
Douglas T. Imgrund
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Chef's Hat: For a fast, easy, healthy dish, try salmon
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet, exercise
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
Letter to the editor: A question of ethical accountability
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
The Cracker Barrel: A sense of wonder
Mayor's Notebook: Participate in changing Breezy Point for the better
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
August 23, 2018
Minnesota minimum wage to rise on Jan. 1
ST. PAUL — The 219,000 Minnesotans paid minimum wage will get a raise Jan. 1. State officials announced Thursday, Aug. 23, that employees...
August 23, 2018 - 10:58am
August 18, 2018
The Last Windrow: A short history of a 'real' small business
I've done a lot of things in my life. What I am about to write took 30 years, the bulk of the air I have breathed. It was a good span. None of us know when we graduate from high school what the future might bring. Although the speakers at our graduations advise us to be studious,...
August 18, 2018 - 7:30am
August 17, 2018
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
NISSWA—With their interparty rivals eliminated in the primary, Minnesota's remaining gubernatorial candidates can turn their attention...
August 17, 2018 - 10:01pm
Cloquet businessman to fight deportation
CLOQUET , Minn. — A man known for his involvement in a popular Cloquet restaurant was deported to Mexico this week but will petition for re-entry into the United States, his wife said Friday, Aug. 17. Pedro Aranda, 42, is back in his home country after being arrested by U.S....
August 17, 2018 - 7:45pm
Letter to the editor: Support our community
I know there has been a great deal of dissension in Pequot Lakes over the past few months, and I also know everyone probably feels they are doing what is best for our community. That being said, it was brought to my attention by a visitor in our community that when they asked where...
August 17, 2018 - 8:30am
August 14, 2018
Pine River welcomes CanvasTech
The Pine River Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed CanvasTech, a new businesses to Pine River. Rick Low owns the business that specializes...
August 14, 2018 - 6:00am
August 13, 2018
Pine River welcomes Freeze Dry Company, Inc.
The Pine River Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Freeze Dry Company, Inc., a new business to Pine River. Scott Peterson and Todd Saatzer...
August 13, 2018 - 6:00am
July 21, 2018
Crosslake couple has the 'Jitterz' - Ice cream, coffee shop opens in former Chocolate Ox location
The Funks are at it again. Known for embarking on various business endeavors in town, Crosslake's Jim and Catharine Funk have yet another project...
July 21, 2018 - 4:00am
July 15, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Malecha returns to her first business location - opens Timeless Appeal in former grocery store spot
From groceries to crafts and antiques, Pequot Lakes resident Cathy Malecha has seen several different sides of the retail business. After taking...
July 15, 2018 - 6:00am
July 11, 2018
A family affair? The Dispatch wants to hear from you
With many long-standing businesses in the Brainerd lakes area, we know many are family-owned. Who works with Mom or Dad, or perhaps a spouse,...
July 11, 2018 - 10:13am
July 8, 2018
Area Dining: A southern infusion is happening at Cragun's
EAST GULL LAKE—Food fusion. Seems like a funny term until you meet Wayd Lovaas, the new executive chef at Cragun's Resort in East Gull...
July 8, 2018 - 8:00am
July 1, 2018
Area Dining: Lost Lake's community outreach through pasta
A small group of do-it-yourself chefs sat salivating Wednesday. Brian Plum and Flor Molero captivated elementary aged audience members and intrigued...
July 1, 2018 - 8:00am
June 20, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Merritt Jewelers honored as Business of the Year
"Merritt Jewelers of Pequot Lakes is a solid business that chooses to stay in Pequot Lakes. They are always willing to lend a hand in the community...
June 20, 2018 - 10:03am
June 18, 2018
Former meat market now hosts canvas shop
Following an auction liquidating all the assets, the former Fresh Start Meat Market - more widely known as the former Shamp's Meat Market - in...
June 18, 2018 - 7:00am
May 28, 2018
Duluth stores to pull menthol cigarettes: Ordinance restricting sale of flavored tobacco products to kick in June 1
DULUTH — More than 80 local retailers will wind down sales of menthol cigarettes this week, as new restrictions on flavored tobacco products in Duluth take effect Friday. Starting June 1, adults-only smoke shops will be the sole retailers allowed to sell such products, widely...
May 28, 2018 - 7:00am