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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
The Regional Report: Aitkin group raising funds to update almost 70-year-old choir robes
March for Life in Brainerd set Jan. 22
Tech Savvy: Flying taxis and robots
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
PL 6th-graders 3rd in St. Cloud
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates prevail over W-DC. PL's Lane reaches 2,000 career points
James Norman Nelson
Stuart D. DeMenge
Hannah C. Call
Pine River United Methodist Church makes donation
Senior Menus: Jan. 21-25, 2019
Faith: Encouragement for a discouraged world
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Card games: Jan. 7-11, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: 'Norwegian Wood'
The Last Windrow: An acre of dirt
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
January 18, 2019
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
As we begin the New Year and work to complete our year end statistics and annual report that will be presented in the coming month to the Cass...
January 18, 2019 - 6:30am
Pine River-Backus School District: Board declares support for tobacco age change
Though three out of four board members verbally opposed "Tobacco 21," the Pine River-Backus School Board ultimately agreed unanimously to support...
January 18, 2019 - 6:00am
Army Corps to close portion of East Gull Lake Drive in 2025
After about a year of discussion, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will revoke a road-use license with the city of East Gull Lake on a portion...
January 18, 2019 - 3:00am
January 17, 2019
Cass County Board: County officials get refresher on state laws
BACKUS—Jason J. Kuboushek presented a "Land Use and Public Hearing Training" for the Cass County Planning Commission and county board Tuesday,...
January 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 16, 2019
Cass County Board: Work on Leech Lake watershed plan continues
BACKUS—The Leech Lake River One Watershed One Plan likely will be ready for Cass County Board approval by the end of this summer. This...
January 16, 2019 - 9:00am
January 15, 2019
Region 5 wants to hear from residents about transportation
The Region Five Development Commission invites Region Five residents to a meeting to discuss regional transit coordination needs. The region consists of Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties. The commission was awarded a Regional Transportation Coordinating Council grant...
January 15, 2019 - 4:30am
January 13, 2019
United Way of Crow Wing, Cass, names executive director
The United Way of Crow Wing and Cass Counties recently named Kimberly Rollins as executive director. Rollins has more than 10 years of marketing...
January 13, 2019 - 4:00am
January 8, 2019
Brainerd attorneys Aanes, Halverson appointed as judges
Two Brainerd attorneys were appointed Dec. 24 by Gov. Mark Dayton as district court judges in Minnesota's 9th Judicial District. The appointments...
January 8, 2019 - 9:00am
Icy and dicey: Slippery roads cause school closures, fender benders
Brainerd lakes area roads and highways turned into skating rinks after midnight and continued into the Monday morning commute, making travel...
January 8, 2019 - 3:00am
January 4, 2019
Cass County Board: Cass County reduces mailings with move to digital
WALKER—Environmental Services Director John Ringle obtained county board approval Wednesday, Jan. 2, to purchase seven iPads for the seven...
January 4, 2019 - 9:00am
January 3, 2019
Cass County Board: Board tackles 1st of year actions
WALKER—Cass County commissioners selected Scott Bruns to serve as 2019 board chair and Neal Gaalswyk as vice-chair at their Wednesday,...
January 3, 2019 - 7:00am
January 2, 2019
Snowfall breaks December record
Between Thursday and Friday, Dec. 27 - 28, the Brainerd Lakes area received the greatest recorded snowfall for the month of December during a...
January 2, 2019 - 4:00am
December 29, 2018
Cass County: Levy rises 1.023 percent
The Cass County Board voted Tuesday, Dec. 18, to adopt the 2019 county levy at 1.023 percent more than the 2018 levy or $22,027,913. That is...
December 29, 2018 - 10:00am
December 26, 2018
Big winter storm is coming: Brainerd could see over a foot of snow
A major winter storm is making its way to the Brainerd lakes area, and it should drop enough snow to put smiles on the faces of all the outdoor...
December 26, 2018 - 3:00am
December 22, 2018
Cass County: Offices to close at 3 p.m. Dec. 24, 31
Cass County government offices will close at 3 p.m. Mondays, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, remaining closed for the Christmas and New Year's holidays on Tuesdays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Employees who leave at 3 p.m. Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve will use vacation time or compensatory time...
December 22, 2018 - 5:30am