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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
Sheriff restricts traffic on lake ice for upcoming Eelpout Festival
Idaho crash kills Baxter woman, injures Aitkin man
Bring it on: Record snowfall for February within reach
Patriot Perspective: Eagle View students take learning into nature
Pierz rallies past Road Crew at section meet
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Boys Hockey: Lightning fall to North Branch
Girls basketball: Patriots top Crusaders, fall to Gobblers
Boys Basketball: Patriots top Gobblers
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Shirley Mae Daniels
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
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
Grim's Tales: Unexpected challenge of living alone
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
October 25, 2018
Sourcewell to host workforce conference
School, agency, college and business/industry personnel are invited to participate in the Building the 21st Century Workforce conference Nov. 16 at Sourcewell in Staples. This free event aims to help participants plan, build partnerships and set regional goals in addressing workforce...
October 25, 2018 - 4:30am
October 21, 2018
Lakewood Health to host joint pain seminar
Lakewood Health System will host an educational seminar on arthritis, joint pain and joint replacement at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the lower level classrooms at Lakewood's Main Campus in Staples. Pie and coffee will be served at 5:30 p.m., and a presentation by Essentia Health-St....
October 21, 2018 - 10:30am
Nisswa students learn history at Legion flag disposal
The Nisswa American Legion held its annual flag retiring event Thursday, Oct. 11. When flags are too old and tattered to fly anymore, the Legion...
October 21, 2018 - 4:00am
October 19, 2018
Child sexual exploitation happens - Events addressing prevention set
The hard reality is child sexual exploitation and human trafficking happens across Minnesota and in our own backyard in the Brainerd lakes area....
October 19, 2018 - 7:00am
Sourcewell debuts online student safety tools
In partnership with CrisisGo, Sourcewell is offering its members in education free access to the Safety for Students application and program. Safety for Students is an online communication tool to help bring students, school staff, law enforcement, communities and others together...
October 19, 2018 - 4:30am
October 18, 2018
Students invited to Girl Powered event in Brainerd
All area students are invited to a special Girl Powered event from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Brainerd American Legion. There will be a short intro to the Girl Powered Initiative and group STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) breakout stations, including 3D pens,...
October 18, 2018 - 4:30am
October 3, 2018
$25 million in safety grants awarded to Minnesota schools
Aitkin, Brainerd and Pequot Lakes public schools are among 90 Minnesota school districts awarded school safety grants to be used for security and violence prevention improvements. Funds can be used to pre-design, design, construct, furnish and equip schools, including renovating and...
October 3, 2018 - 6:30am
October 2, 2018
Danecdotes: PAC seeks new members
The Patriot Activities Club has been present at Pequot Lakes events - and on the school district's list of donations - for more than a decade....
October 2, 2018 - 10:00am
September 28, 2018
Brainerd Public Schools: Residents demand more information on land acquisition proposal
More information was the request of citizens at a public hearing held by the Brainerd School Board Monday, Sept. 24, to discuss land acquisition...
September 28, 2018 - 9:00am
September 18, 2018
Crosslake Community School PTO gets $2,000 donation
Submitted Photo The Crosslake Community School PTO receives a $2,000 check from Crosslake Town Square merchants for providing volunteers to run...
September 18, 2018 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
As more Minnesota kids vape and smoke, health department issues advisory on dangers
ST. PAUL—Tobacco use among Minnesota high school students increased for the first time in 17 years and state health officials attribute...
September 12, 2018 - 10:54am
Moravitz to speak at St. Francis School Foundation dinner
The annual St. Francis Catholic School Foundation Dinner is set for Friday, Sept. 28, at Madden's Wilson Bay Lodge. The theme is "God Plants the Seed. Faith makes it grow." Keynote speaker will be Father Ryan Moravitz, pastor of St. Lawrence, St. Joseph and Holy Family in Duluth....
September 12, 2018 - 6:30am
September 7, 2018
As I See It: Teachers matter too
To quote a recent St. Paul Pioneer Press article reprinted in the Brainerd Dispatch, "Minnesota has one of the nation's largest achievement gaps. ... Students of color, those who are learning English and students who have special needs or come from low-income families routinely struggle...
September 7, 2018 - 7:30am
September 6, 2018
Plans unveiled for Brainerd school updates
Excitement is in the air in the Brainerd School District, and it's not just because of the new school year. Staff unveiled plans for four of...
September 6, 2018 - 5:00am
August 31, 2018
Crosslake School opens new facility
When the new school year begins Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Crosslake Community School, it will do so in a brand new, $7.3 million facility located...
August 31, 2018 - 4:00am