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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
The Regional Report: Aitkin group raising funds to update almost 70-year-old choir robes
March for Life in Brainerd set Jan. 22
Tech Savvy: Flying taxis and robots
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
PL 6th-graders 3rd in St. Cloud
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates prevail over W-DC. PL's Lane reaches 2,000 career points
James Norman Nelson
Stuart D. DeMenge
Hannah C. Call
Pine River United Methodist Church makes donation
Senior Menus: Jan. 21-25, 2019
Faith: Encouragement for a discouraged world
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Card games: Jan. 7-11, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: 'Norwegian Wood'
The Last Windrow: An acre of dirt
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
November 26, 2018
YARD facility to serve young athletes
A new building is going up just south of Pequot Lakes, and it is one that will cater to younger athletes throughout the lakes area. Pequot Lakes...
November 26, 2018 - 6:00am
November 9, 2018
Letter to the Editor: A plea to baseball players
Dear baseball players, Please stop spitting. Wear the same uniform: It's either pants, or it's socks and stirrups. You're a team after all. Take off the showy necklaces and other jewelry. They have no place in a baseball game. Quit adjusting your gloves. Put your hats on straight....
November 9, 2018 - 2:30am
October 17, 2018
Baseball: PR-B's Dinnel section coach of year
Mike Dinnel of Pine River-Backus was named the 2018 Section 5-1A coach of the year by the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association....
October 17, 2018 - 11:00am
October 7, 2018
Danecdotes: Well played, Mauer
This past weekend, I feel like I witnessed Twins history - which is weird to say, since I was watching the final game in the team's sixth losing...
October 7, 2018 - 8:00am
September 8, 2018
The Last Windrow: Has anyone seen my annual Minnesota Twins forecast?
I've somehow lost the piece of paper with my 2018 Minnesota Twins prediction scratched on it. The forecast must have slipped out of my computer...
September 8, 2018 - 7:30am
August 6, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Sobieski tops Buckman in semifinals
UPSALA—Collin Eckman went 3-5 with seven RBIs for the Sobieski Skis who advanced to next Saturday's Region C championship game with 13-1 win over the Buckman Billygoats in Saturday's semifinal game. The big blow of the game came in the top of the fifth when Eckman broke a 1-1...
August 6, 2018 - 4:30am
August 4, 2018
Baseball: Lightning edge Avon to stay alive
The Nisswa Lightning kept their season alive with with a 6-5 victory over Avon - even though they were down 5-1 heading into the ninth inning...
August 4, 2018 - 6:00am
July 27, 2018
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, claim division crown
Jason Roepke and Aaron Jenkins belted two-run homers for the Nisswa Lightning who added the North Division playoff championship to their regular-season...
July 27, 2018 - 3:00am
July 19, 2018
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Jeremiah Piepkorn went 3-4 with a double and Tory Miller ripped a three-run double for the top-seeded Nisswa Lightning who defeated the No. 4...
July 19, 2018 - 9:00am
July 16, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Fort win playoff opener
Nisswa 11, Aitkin 7 NISSWA—Jeremiah Piepkorn went 3-4 with a double and Tory Miller ripped a three-run double for the top-seeded Nisswa Lightning who defeated the No. 4 Aitkin Steam 11-7 in the opening round of the North Division playoffs Friday. Drew Boland, Aaron Jenkins and...
July 16, 2018 - 2:30am
July 11, 2018
PL 9U team league champs
The Pequot Lakes Diamond League 9U team was crowned league champions after playing five games in a round-robin tournament in Bemidji on Saturday...
July 11, 2018 - 9:00am
Baseball: Lightning topple Aitkin, fall to Fort Ripley
Jeremiah Piepkorn had a two-run home run and Chris Peterson went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs as the Nisswa Lightning finished the regular...
July 11, 2018 - 2:00am
July 10, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa clinches North Division
NISSWA—Chris Pederson went 3-3 with a double and drove in two runs for the Nisswa Lightning who clinched the North Division title with a 11-0 seven-inning win over the Aitkin Steam Sunday. Starter Kevin Smith earned the win striking out seven and allowing just two hits over...
July 10, 2018 - 2:30am
July 9, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Lastrup wins division title
BUCKMAN—Pete Herman went 3-4 with a double, sacrifice fly, three RBIs and a stolen base for the Lastrup Lakers who took the East Division title with an 8-4 victory over the Buckman Billygoats Saturday in the final game of the regular season. Buckman entered the final day with...
July 9, 2018 - 4:30am
July 7, 2018
Baseball: Lightning tame Cubs
Drew Boland belted two home runs - including one on the first pitch of the game - and doubled twice while driving in three runs and scoring four...
July 7, 2018 - 12:59am