Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
Sheriff restricts traffic on lake ice for upcoming Eelpout Festival
Idaho crash kills Baxter woman, injures Aitkin man
Bring it on: Record snowfall for February within reach
Patriot Perspective: Eagle View students take learning into nature
Pierz rallies past Road Crew at section meet
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Boys Hockey: Lightning fall to North Branch
Girls basketball: Patriots top Crusaders, fall to Gobblers
Boys Basketball: Patriots top Gobblers
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Shirley Mae Daniels
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
Brainerd Public Library
January 26, 2019
Light therapy lamps available for use at Brainerd Public Library
The reduction in daylight hours during the winter in Minnesota is not just discouraging, but has been shown to significantly affect many residents' mental health. Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that occurs at a certain time each year, usually in the fall and winter....
January 26, 2019 - 8:30am
Brainerd Public Library to offer workshops for indie writers, self-publishing
The Brainerd Public Library is hosting a series of six workshops led by local indie author Carissa Andrews to help writers navigate self-publishing their work. The class titled "Author Platform—Be Ready to Engage" will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31. In this session,...
January 26, 2019 - 4:30am
January 10, 2019
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 10
Comedian to take Pequot Lakes stage PEQUOT LAKES—Comedian Mary Mack will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Pequot Lakes High...
January 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
December 18, 2018
Brainerd library offers computer classes
The Brainerd Public Library is offering free classes to area residents who are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable or need a refresher. All of the classes are taught using computers equipped with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2013,...
December 18, 2018 - 6:30am
November 3, 2018
Library offers garden class
"Worm Composting (Vermicomposting)" will be presented by Master Gardener Jackie Burkey at noon Nov. 13 at the Brainerd Public Library. "Compost year-round indoors by setting up a worm bin and turn your kitchen scraps into gardener's gold," a news release stated. "Learn how to set...
November 3, 2018 - 9:30am
October 30, 2018
Library to host honeybee discussion
The Brainerd Public Library will host a honeybee discussion at noon Thursday, Nov. 1, with Tara Stang from Mann Lake Ltd. Stang will talk about how honeybees play a vital role in sustaining the planet's ecosystem and how they aid in the health of the human species and help supply...
October 30, 2018 - 6:30am
October 29, 2018
Powered by girls: Workshops seek to increase STEM interest
Engaging girls to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics—or STEM—could help put more women in professions within...
October 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
October 8, 2018
Master gardener to discuss trees Tuesday
"Trees: Choose Wisely and Plant Properly" will be presented by Master Gardener Jackie Burkey at noon Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Brainerd Public...
October 8, 2018 - 4:30am
October 5, 2018
Heartland Poets to meet Saturday in Brainerd
Heartland Poets, a local chapter of the League of Minnesota Poets, will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in the large room of the Brainerd Public Library. Poets will start their meeting by reading poetry at the podium and then will discuss upcoming events, including the...
October 5, 2018 - 8:30am
September 10, 2018
Brainerd library hosts beginning computer classes
The Brainerd Public Library is offering free classes to area residents who are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable or need a refresher. All of the classes are taught using computers equipped with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2013...
September 10, 2018 - 5:30am
September 6, 2018
Entertainment Briefs - Sept. 6
Author to appear for BWA event Brainerd Writers Alliance presents Beth Hautala, local author of "Waiting for Unicorns and The Ostrich and Other...
September 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 21, 2018
'From the Ashes' documentary to play in Brainerd
The 2017 National Geographic documentary film "From the Ashes" will play at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 23, in the Brainerd Public Library's large conference room. "From the Ashes" documents the effects of coal mining on individuals, communities and the environment in the United States....
June 21, 2018 - 11:30am
June 4, 2018
Wine and Words brunch to benefit Brainerd Public Library
The Friends of The Brainerd Public Library announces a Wine and Words brunch event that will take place starting at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10,...
June 4, 2018 - 2:30pm
June 3, 2018
Tech Savvy: A space for makers - BRAINerd Innovator Lab offers 3D printing, circuit tech and more
Think about a time when you've used an item and thought about the ways it could have a better design. Maybe it's missing a helpful hook, or would...
June 3, 2018 - 8:00am
May 17, 2018
'Hostas: From Minis to Giants' to be presented June 10
"Hostas: From Minis to Giants" will be presented by Jennifer Knutson, University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener, at noon on June 12 at the Brainerd Public Library. Hostas are the stars of the shade garden and range in size from miniature to giant. Cultivation information will...
May 17, 2018 - 2:00pm