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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Highway 18 crash injures 2
Crow Wing County landfill announces summer hours
Crow Wing Genealogical Society to meet March 28
Crash occurs as vehicle slows for school bus
CLC to host campus open houses in Brainerd, Staples
With spring melt underway, DNR urges caution on Minnesota lakes and rivers: Fort Snelling State Park closes due to flooding
Fifth-graders earn two firsts, one second
Boys Basketball: All-Area Top 20 by the stats
Boys Basketball: 3 Warriors lead all-area team
Outdoor Notes for March 23
John T. McDonald
Elaine Foss Ebnet
William C. Arnold
3 things for better health - March 25
Faith: This short walk reveals two such different worlds
Senior Menus: March 25-29, 2019
Grim's Grub: Let's finish Minnesota FoodShare Month strong
Tyson recalls chicken strips after customers report finding metal in them
Danecdotes: Owning a home makes one handy by necessity
Layman advocates for broadband, Line 3 and roads
The Last Windrow: Who's ready for the annual Minnesota Twins forecast?
Guest Opinion: Reimagining Minnesota State
As I See It: Who can we trust?
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 1-15, 2019
Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Birth: March 9, 2019
Births: March 2, 2019
January 11, 2019
Organization seeks volunteers for wreath removal
This year was the biggest year to date for WreathsForTheFallen.org, according to organizers. The organization and its volunteers placed more...
January 11, 2019 - 9:00am
AARP to offer help with taxes
Volunteer tax-aides with the AARP will be preparing income tax forms, rent credit and property tax refund forms for low- to middle-income people, with special emphasis for those older than 60 years. This is a free service for those eligible. Taxpayers need to bring the following information:...
January 11, 2019 - 6:30am
December 12, 2018
Gift program hopes to brighten local seniors' Christmas
It's like a Christmas bonus. Officially, the deadline to provide gifts to the Brainerd lakes area "Be a Santa to a Senior" program is Wednesday,...
December 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
October 19, 2018
AARP seeks tax aide volunteers
Volunteers are needed to help elderly and low- to middle-income individuals prepare their 2018 tax returns. Volunteers receive free tax training materials from the IRS and the state of Minnesota. In return, certified volunteers are asked to volunteer at least four hours of their time...
October 19, 2018 - 6:30am
September 20, 2018
Local volunteer helps with Hurricane Florence
Mark Miller had no idea what he was getting into when he became an American Red Cross volunteer, but the Aitkin man wanted to donate more than...
September 20, 2018 - 7:00am
June 24, 2018
Faith in Action volunteers gather for luncheon
Faith in Action volunteers gathered for a spring training luncheon May 16. "Off to the Races" was the theme for the luncheon in Hackensack, where...
June 24, 2018 - 8:30am
June 13, 2018
Grace United Methodist to host community picnic
Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes invites the community to a summer picnic to celebrate and honor volunteers at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the church. This event is free and will feature favorite summer foods. GUMC hopes to celebrate all those who contribute to making...
June 13, 2018 - 3:30am
Habitat for Humanity, Common Goods to hold volunteer open house
Learn about Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity and Common Goods during a half-hour informational open house Tuesday, May 15, at Crosslake Lutheran Church. The two organizations are partnering for this open house to discuss volunteer opportunities, such as salvage/pickup crew, construction...
May 13, 2018 - 9:30am
April 25, 2018
Teen volunteers sought for Safety Kids program
Teen leaders in grades 5-8 are sought to be volunteers at the Safety Kids Camp for children ages 4-6 scheduled in June. Volunteers are needed from 8:30-11:45 a.m. Monday-Thursday, June 4-7; and 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursday, June 7, to assist with clean up. Commitment for all four...
April 25, 2018 - 4:30am
April 10, 2018
MnDOT seeks Adopt a Highway volunteers; realizes $6 million benefit in 2017
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking for people and organizations to join the more than 4,100 groups and 16,000 people in the state who are Adopt a Highway volunteers. The program, which realized an estimated $6 million benefit in 2017, is a public service project...
April 10, 2018 - 11:30am
April 9, 2018
Good Samaritan Society Hospice to celebrate National Volunteer Week
Good Samaritan Society Hospice is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, and plans to celebrate with an appreciation dinner for its volunteers. According to a news release, last year, volunteers at Good Samaritan Society Hospice gave a total of 623 hours of volunteer work....
April 9, 2018 - 1:30pm
March 26, 2018
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: Leading Crosslake forward
On March 21, a draft of the new Crosslake comprehensive plan began a 30-day public comment period. The draft is available on our city website at www.cityofcrosslake.org. Crosslake residents will be able to read through the new plan, now reduced from over 90 pages to 60 pages. Your...
March 26, 2018 - 4:30am
March 20, 2018
Faith in Action volunteers hold up to growing requests
Two or three times each week, Faith in Action Volunteer Bob King, of Backus, leaves home in his Suburban to pick up a neighbor in Hackensack...
March 20, 2018 - 9:00am
March 7, 2018
Weather watchers wanted: Nationwide network seeks volunteers to track rain, snow
FARGO — Every day, Mark Uselman records the precipitation that lands in his backyard. The north Fargo resident has made observing the weather...
March 7, 2018 - 6:59pm
January 1, 2018
Heartland Hospice seeks volunteers
Heartland Hospice is looking for caring and dedicated people with an interest in serving terminally ill patients and their families in Pequot Lakes and the outlying communities. Volunteers provide services such as friendly visiting, pet visits, musical enrichment, art enrichment,...
January 1, 2018 - 7:30am