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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
PLMS names Students of the Month
Poston applauds Public Facilities Authority grant for Verndale water infrastructure projects
Agendas - Feb. 17
Snow removal on Crow Wing County's agenda
Public invited to Make It OK presentation to reduce mental health stigma
8th-grade Patriots Mid-State champs
Area Male Athlete: Up-tempo Pequot perfect for Schommer
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Girls basketball: Lane named "Miss Basketball" finalist
Dance: Two PL dancers named all-state
Paul F. Caquelin
Joel Brian Carlson
Timothy J. McGuire
Joel Brian Carlson
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
Senior Menus: Feb. 18-22, 2019
Card games: Feb. 4-8, 2019
Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news
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
The Last Windrow: Lessons learned at a country school
Letter to the editor: Nagel's 'Looking Back' is a good read
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
November 13, 2018
Safety for Students app available to schools
In partnership with CrisisGo, Sourcewell is offering its members in education free access to the Safety for Students application and program....
November 13, 2018 - 6:00am
August 8, 2018
Learn crisis communication essentials at Sourcewell
Community members in Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties are invited to attend "Communicating in a Crisis," presented by Anthony Huey of Reputation Management Associates at Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 16,...
August 8, 2018 - 6:30am
July 7, 2018
NJPA changes name to Sourcewell
National Joint Powers Alliance announces the launch of its new brand name, Sourcewell, to better reflect its purpose and to position itself for...
July 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
June 16, 2018
NJPA changes its name to Sourcewell
STAPLES—National Joint Powers Alliance announced the launch of its new brand name, Sourcewell, to better reflect its purpose and to position itself for ongoing local and national growth. Founded as an Educational Cooperative Service Unit for its five-county region in 1978, the...
June 16, 2018 - 4:30am
June 11, 2018
Breezy Point: NJPA to help with comprehensive plan update
The National Joint Powers Alliance will help the city of Breezy Point with its in-progress comprehensive plan update. NJPA's proposal - approved...
June 11, 2018 - 5:00am
May 28, 2018
Pine River-Backus School: Board approves solar project
The Pine River-Backus School Board approved a joint project to provide solar power to PR-B and other partners, including Pequot Lakes School,...
May 28, 2018 - 5:00am
May 27, 2018
Area teachers honored as Educators of Excellence
Six local teachers were among 49 Region 5 educators honored at the National Joint Powers Alliance's Educators of Excellence Awards Banquet on...
May 27, 2018 - 9:00am
May 8, 2018
Pequot Lakes athlete shines on and off the field - Young receives Rising Star award
Dedication, positivity and the ability to overcome obstacles are some of the qualities that set Pequot Lakes senior Austin Young apart from his...
May 8, 2018 - 7:00am
April 29, 2018
Local nonprofits receive Initiative Foundation grants
The Initiative Foundation and its Partner Funds awarded 67 grants totaling $300,599 during the first quarter of 2018. The grants support organizations and projects primarily in the 14-county region of central Minnesota. Local recipients are: • Cass County Economic Development Corporation--Pine...
April 29, 2018 - 11:30am
March 5, 2018
Region 5 students to participate in Lakes Bee
Thirty students from across Region 5 will take the stage at National Joint Powers Alliance Wednesday, March 7, for the 2018 Lakes Bee. The group of spellers is composed of students in grades 5-8 who were a finalist or champion in their district. The Lakes Bee champion earns a trip...
March 5, 2018 - 5:30am
January 17, 2018
Cities and counties invited to apply for 2018 innovation funding
STAPLES—For the fifth-consecutive year, city and county entities within Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena counties—Region...
January 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 13, 2017
Breezy Point: Council hears compensation study results - Administrator search continues
The Breezy Point City Council heard updates on the city's recent compensation study and the search for a new city administrator at its Monday,...
November 13, 2017 - 4:00am
August 20, 2017
Crosslake: Council learns flood insurance may become mandatory for many
Council members and residents at the Monday, Aug. 14, Crosslake City Council meeting learned about changes from the Federal Emergency Management...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
June 5, 2017
Local students place at NJPA art show
Students in grades 4-12 from Crosslake, Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus schools displayed artwork at the Freshwater/National Joint Powers Alliance Student Art Show May 11-12 in the Centennial Auditorium Lobby in Staples. Submission categories included: crafts, digital art, drawing,...
June 5, 2017 - 5:30am
May 22, 2017
Faces: Asking for help kept a hard year from getting worse for Ford
When her grandmother, Lisa Ford, was receiving treatment for brain cancer, Pine River-Backus High School senior Tia Ford had a rough school year....
May 22, 2017 - 5:00am