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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes speech team takes first in Staples, Brainerd
Crash injures 2 near Brainerd
Construction underway in Crosslake for model railroad museum building
No rest for the snow-weary: More snow in the forecast
Pine River-Backus recognizes School Board Recognition Week
New Ulm top North Stars in shootout
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
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Robert "Robbie" Winter
Shirley Mae Daniels
Timothy J. McGuire
Douglas T. Imgrund
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
Letter to the editor: Let's judge people for their character
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
Letter to the editor: A question of ethical accountability
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
The Cracker Barrel: A sense of wonder
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
November 29, 2018
'The car guy': Roger Dondelinger remembered for work ethic, love of sports
A generous, hard-working outdoorsman is how those close to Roger Dondelinger will remember the 78-year-old Brainerd man. Dondelinger, who opened...
November 29, 2018 - 9:00am
August 27, 2018
Dayton orders flags at half-staff in honor of Sen. John McCain
In honor and remembrance of U.S. Sen. John McCain, Gov. Mark Dayton ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota, beginning immediately, until sunset the day of McCain's interment Sunday, Sept. 2....
August 27, 2018 - 7:36pm
April 21, 2016
Pequot Lakes: School board supports NJPA College in the Schools grant
In its meeting Monday, April 18, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously approved the submission of a National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Innovative Funding grant application for the purpose of developing open education resources for College in the Schools (CIS) courses.
April 21, 2016 - 11:30am
April 6, 2016
Pequot Lakes School District: Board discusses memorial policy
The Pequot Lakes School Board began the "long process" of updating its memorial policy in a work session Monday, April 4. Superintendent Chris Lindholm informed the board that a new policy has been brought forward because the "best practice" for handling the death of a student or...
April 6, 2016 - 2:34pm
March 16, 2016
Pine River suffers over one family's loss: Community shares in celebration of birth of daughter
Pine River's Riverview Church Pastor Tristand Borland and his wife, Jill, suffered a tumultuous two weeks with the death of one daughter, and...
March 16, 2016 - 10:42am
December 2, 2015
Pine River business owner dies in rollover
The Pine River area lost a well-known business owner and resident early Saturday morning, Nov. 28, when Michael Kelly, 42, lost control of his...
December 2, 2015 - 12:07pm
May 20, 2015
Longville native's letters talk of war in Vietnam (Part 1)
Dwight Mayer was a Longville native, born to Ben Mayer, a World War II Navy veteran and an anti-war advocate who forever flew the flag in his...
May 20, 2015 - 11:15am
April 23, 2015
Grim's Tales: Remember to support your veterans
There have been some rough days in the past few years. I know that during the roughest of those, good memories have helped me. For some people, the memories aren't so good, so this might not be an option. I often think back when my family lived next to the American Legion in Backus....
April 23, 2015 - 12:12pm
December 17, 2014
Poferl was passionate, proud of PR-B
With the passing of Sandra Poferl of Backus on Thursday, Dec. 11, the Pine River-Backus (PR-B) School District lost not only its school board...
December 17, 2014 - 12:01pm
August 20, 2014
Celebration of life for Serina Macias planned Aug. 23
The Pine River-Backus School lost another student Aug. 16 when 16 year old Serina Macias passed away. According to information provided by...
August 20, 2014 - 10:44am
July 16, 2014
Balloon launch planned in memory of Backus Cornfest volunteer
A well known volunteer from rural Backus passed away July 8. Michael Martin, known for his annual portrayal of Santa Claus, his devotion to...
July 16, 2014 - 11:06am