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Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
Cass County Board: Health, Human and Veterans Services to gain additional social worker
Cass County Board: County joins One Watershed One Plan project
Ideal Green Market Co-op receives grant for activities
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
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
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Marjory Ann Carlson
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
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
Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
letters to the editor
December 14, 2018
Letter to the editor: Support Green New Deal resolution
I am the grandmother of seven grandchildren. I am extremely afraid of the kind of world they will live in if we do not stop climate change. United Nations climate scientists tell us we have just 12 years to move our country off fossil fuels to avoid catastrophic climate disaster....
December 14, 2018 - 2:30am
December 13, 2018
Letter to the editor: 'I know nothing'
Do you remember Sgt. Schultz from "Hogan's Heroes?" His favorite line when questioned by the prisoners at Stalag 13 was, "I know nothing." It seems many of the Democrats and the media think the same way. They want you to know nothing, hear nothing, see nothing or say nothing. If you...
December 13, 2018 - 2:30am
December 3, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Paying someone else's taxes
Economics rules our modern, "civilized" lives. We've allowed this system to become so complex, it's not understandable. This allows abuses to slide through like crazy. Ask economists a question, you'll get opposite answers, sometimes from the same economist. They'll give an answer,...
December 3, 2018 - 2:30am
December 1, 2018
Letter to the editor: Investing in the future
Few public buildings demonstrate community pride like schools. On April 10, voters approved a $145.7 million bond referendum to significantly improve the quality of educational facilities throughout the Brainerd Public School District over the next four years. With enrollment expected...
December 1, 2018 - 5:30am
Letter to the editor: Paid advertising pitches alternative facts
An economic legacy in progress. A brand-new, relocated oil pipeline, rerouted right through our central lakes area. More than 8,600 new jobs. Millions in tax dollars. Meeting Minnesota's future energy needs. Really good for our community. Local businesses catering meals-to-go for...
December 1, 2018 - 2:30am
November 30, 2018
Letter to the editor: Community support deserves big thank you
The owner members, staff and board of the Ideal Green Market Cooperative would like to thank the community for its support of our Farm to Table Lunch and Silent Auction on Nov. 10. A special thanks goes to our neighbor, Jeff Feldman at the Old Milwaukee Club, for supplying the staff...
November 30, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the editor: Letter writer disagrees with columnist
Reading Don Bye's column, one could surmise he believes we should have a one party rule at the state and federal levels - something most Dems opposed when it wasn't in their favor. So the hypocrisy lives on. He laments the outside money spent in the Eighth Congressional District against...
November 30, 2018 - 5:30am
November 29, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Letter writer responds to Abler column
On the Nov. 15 opinion page, Pete Abler's "As I See It" column tried to discredit the right of a woman to choose whether to have an abortion. In my opinion, he asked the wrong question. He focused on the question of viability rather than tackle the more difficult question: "Do the...
November 29, 2018 - 5:30am
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 27, 2018
READER OPINION: Write us a letter or send us an email
The Pineandlakes Echo Journal welcomes letters on recent articles and current issues. All letters should include the writer's full name, city and a phone number (for verification only).
November 27, 2018 - 12:42pm
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