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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
letters to the editor
May 4, 2018
Letter to the editor: Think of the future with expanded park
I am writing concerning the Trailside Park. We should be thinking of the future. Imagine this: A band playing at the bandstand, a lot of kids running and laughing at the splash pad, all the seating filled with parents and grandparents, and those who just came to enjoy the happy little...
May 4, 2018 - 7:30am
May 3, 2018
Letter to the editor: Expanding park will benefit uptown area
I regret that I missed the community meeting about the uptown park/square project in Pequot Lakes on Monday, April 23. I wanted to make a statement, but was unable to attend. I have been told from people on both sides of the issue there was some uncivil rhetoric. That's unfortunate....
May 3, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the editor: Unhappy with Pequot Lakes council
To Pequot Lakes residents: I used to go to city council but eventually gave up because most of the city council members refused many times to take public questions. I believe they continue to act undemocratically, disallowing the views of residents. I applied for parks board. I have...
May 3, 2018 - 7:30am
April 26, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thanks to all who helped with garage sale
Thank you to all who donated to the Pequot Lakes Community Garage Sale held Saturday, April 14, at the Trailside Center. We used all 32 tables and had items on the stage and in the bleachers. Thank you to Pequot Lakes Supervalu and Family Market in Pine River for supplying the paper...
April 26, 2018 - 7:30am
April 19, 2018
Letter to the editor: Overlooking veterans
I had a letter in the April 5 Echo Journal with the newspaper's policy of 300 words. I came up short of what I intended to accomplish. This is a continuation. My main point was the government's overlook of 18- to 20-year-old military personnel. With that in mind, there are new government...
April 19, 2018 - 7:30am
April 6, 2018
Letter to the editor: Young vets being used
These shootings, bombings, etc., across America on schools, streets, etc., are the results of mentally unbalanced, hate-filled individuals who portray a sick image of America around the world.
April 6, 2018 - 8:30am
April 5, 2018
Letter to the editor: Money well spent
I have been to four of the Brainerd school public meetings. The last one I attended was at the Crow Wing Town Hall, with only eight people there. Laine Larson talked to us the same as the meeting I attended where there were a couple hundred. Thank you, Laine. From what I see, there...
April 5, 2018 - 7:30am
March 24, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thank you, mock trial volunteers
The Pequot Lakes mock trial team would like to thank Clay and Dionne Porter for volunteering their time as attorney coaches for this year's case. Clay and Dionne provided ample support and expertise to the students on this year's team. Thank you. Dan Moddes, Pequot Lakes High School...
March 24, 2018 - 7:30am
March 18, 2018
Letter to the editor: Reader believes bituminous plants illegal in Lake Shore
Anderson Brothers Construction plans to install a temporary bituminous plant this summer in the gravel pit along County Road 77 in Lake Shore. The mayor and city administrator have indicated they plan to allow this activity from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. I believe this would result in hundreds...
March 18, 2018 - 7:30am
March 8, 2018
Letter to the editor: Trump is nuts
Less than 1 percent of the people in the United States are NRA members. This means if you're in a room of 100 people, only one is an NRA member. The 99 percent of us who want to destroy the United States' attitudes of accepting the unacceptable gun violence and whining, act like...
March 8, 2018 - 7:30am
February 23, 2018
Letter to the editor: Mayor responds to story
I thank Editor Nancy Vogt for doing the best she could with the story last week about councilman Ross Krautkremer and me. I want to thank the many people who have shown support after the story came out last week. As mayor, one of the duties is to run and manage city meetings. I felt...
February 23, 2018 - 7:30am
February 16, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thanks for supporting Timber Bay
I would like to thank the communities of Pequot Lakes, Crosslake and Pine River for another successful fundraiser we had Jan. 27 for Timber Bay youth. Bill Agens, Pine River Timber Bay area director
February 16, 2018 - 8:30am
February 15, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Pequot Lakes Historical Society needs your help
The Pequot Lakes Historical Society is located in the basement of the Cole Memorial Building. The building was built for the city in 1936. The following year the city contracted with John Rohr of Marlow Theater from Pine River to show pictures twice a week. Much history follows, many...
February 15, 2018 - 9:30am
Letter to the editor: Looking for poop
The Brainerd Dispatch (Jan. 8) ran a news service story that deserves feedback. The story said the DNR is looking for volunteers to do some field work for spruce grouse research - counting poop! Just when you hope you've heard the last of stupidity of some of the DNR programs, well...
February 15, 2018 - 8:30am
February 3, 2018
Letter to the Editor: DACA and freedom fries
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." We've heard these words, especially immigrants: the ideals on the brass plaque at the Statue of Liberty on Ellis Island in New York harbor. My grandparents came through there, from Europe. Oil companies...
February 3, 2018 - 7:30am