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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
Police Blotter - June 15, 2019
Sheriff's office places Pickar on paid administrative leave
Cass County Community Outreach Day set June 18
'A consummate professional': Longtime journalist Lew Hudson dies
Golf results - June 13, 2019
Auto Racing: Superbikes take on BIR's historic track for Double Sprints this weekend
Avon tips Lightning 6-5
'It was a fun ride. It ended way too quick': Gabriele Grunewald's father remembers her passion
Running: Registration open for Grandpa's Run for the Walleye
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
Senior Menus: June 17-21, 2019
Card games: June 3-7, 2019
Maple Hill Church to hold annual brat sale
Our Savior's offers free meal, free concert
Chef's Hat: Smells of the season: It's time to fire up the grill
Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Sheriff's Corner: ATV season is here, so be sure to ride safe
The Last Windrow: Corn field mistake acknowledged 30 years later
Vogt's Notes: Stop to offer up prayers for crash victims
Letter to the editor: Pride is not self-respect
letters to the editor
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Tom & Peggy Woog
Births: May 3-15, 2019
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April 9, 2019
Absentee ballots available for PR-B Schools referendum
A bond referendum on facility additions and improvements for Pine River-Backus Schools will be held from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at...
April 9, 2019 - 8:00am
March 14, 2019
After 5 rounds of voting, Oak Lawn settles on levy increase: Challenger, write-in candidate prevail in contested races
Results are in for the Township Day elections Tuesday, March 12. Among 1,781 townships statewide, 11 local townships went to the ballot and convened...
March 14, 2019 - 5:00am
March 10, 2019
Township Day: Small communities gather for 2019 elections, annual meetings
Mark the calendars, it's Township Day! Tuesday, March 12, represents a key gathering for small towns across the state—of which there are...
March 10, 2019 - 7:00am
March 7, 2019
Ideal Township supervisor election slated March 12
Voters in Ideal Township will head to the polls Tuesday, March 12, to elect a new town supervisor to the board. The polls will be open from 5-8 p.m. that day at the Ideal Township Community Center, located at 3548 Butternut Point Road (just off County Road 16, north of Ideal Corners...
March 7, 2019 - 10:30am
January 9, 2019
CLC receives award for excellence in student voter engagement
Central Lakes College received a silver seal award for achieving a student voting rate between 60-69 percent at the first-ever ALL IN Campus...
January 9, 2019 - 4:00am
November 26, 2018
With Maine opting for ranked-choice voting, is Minnesota and others to follow?
How often does it come down to a choice weighed "between the lesser of two evils" in American politics? Maybe that's something of a hyperbolic...
November 26, 2018 - 5:09pm
November 25, 2018
From the Lefthand Corner: The political pendulum swung a little - to the left
The political pendulum swung a little to the left as a result of the Nov. 6 election. That was true nationally and in our state of Minnesota. All across the nation, in partisan races, more Democrats won and more Republicans lost than has been the case for the last several election...
November 25, 2018 - 7:30am
November 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Ready to Serve
I'm extremely grateful for this incredible opportunity to serve Crow Wing County as your next< Sheriff. My family and I enjoyed meeting so many wonderful people during the campaign. Whether it was at a parade, door knocking, the fair, or at community events—the outpouring of...
November 11, 2018 - 8:30am
November 9, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Community newspaper is your information source
Wow. What a difference a week or two makes. Diehard Opinion page readers noticed the influx of letters to the editor in the Echo Journal the...
November 9, 2018 - 10:00am
November 7, 2018
Pine River-Backus School Board: Two newcomers to join board
After a close race, voters chose two new board members for the Pine River-Backus School Board - Ryan Trumble and Wanda Carlson. There were four...
November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
Fifty Lakes: Steffens unseats Anick as mayor
Current council member Linda Steffens beat incumbent Tim Anick in the Fifty Lakes mayoral race by 89 votes Tuesday, Nov. 6. Steffens earned 203...
November 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
Area uncontested race results listed
Following are vote totals for area races that were uncontested: Area cities Pine River Mayor: Incumbent Tamara Hansen, 240 votes, 97.56 percent; six write-ins. City council (elect 2): Incumbents Tony Desanto, 190 votes, 48.59 percent; and Patty Melby, 198 votes, 50.64 percent; three...
November 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
Brainerd School Board: Incumbents Haglin, Nelson retain seats; Black Lance joins
Incumbents Tom Haglin and Ruth Nelson will both return to the Brainerd School Board in 2019. First-timer Charles Black Lance, a district parent,...
November 7, 2018 - 7:00am
Manhattan Beach: Mayoral race ends in tie
Incumbent Manhattan Beach Mayor Paul Allen and his opponent, Kevin Larson, tied in the mayoral election Tuesday, Nov. 6. "It looks like we definitely...
November 7, 2018 - 6:00am
Goddard elected Crow Wing County Sheriff
Scott Goddard, current captain of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department, has been elected the department's newest sheriff. With all precincts...
November 7, 2018 - 3:00am