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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Celebrate dairy month June 26
Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure: Breast cancer survivor promotes education
Making the Grade: June 24, 2019
Falls prevention: A Matter of Balance
Larson graduates from basic military training
Stock Car Racing: Winning and racing more than a hobby for Gonskas
Western Minnesota pelicans slowly rebounding
Inside the Outdoors: A bug for every season
Golf results: June 22, 2019
Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Vicki Lynn Glunz
Joanne Mae Drew
Deloris G. Benson
Mildred "Millie" Margaret Rose Paulson
Three easy ways to start your day with vegetables
Ask the Master Gardener: It's been a slow start to the growing season
Faith: Father's Day reflection
Senior Menus: June 24-28, 2019
Card games: June 10-14, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: A perfect day
The Last Windrow: Sorting through life's accumulations
Danecdotes: A new appreciation for 'the little things'
Opinion: What do Americans want?
Letter to the editor: President, country deserve respect
letters to the editor
Births: May 29-June 16, 2019
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
May 15, 2019
Groundbreaking ceremonies set for ISD 181 school projects - Baxter, Harrison and Nisswa
Groundbreaking ceremonies are planned for three elementary school projects in the Brainerd School District. A ceremony for the new Baxter Elementary...
May 15, 2019 - 5:00am
May 14, 2019
Ford Escape crashes into median on Highway 210, injuring driver
BAXTER—An 82-year-old Pillager man was injured Friday, May 10, when the Ford Escape he was driving crashed into the median and went into...
May 14, 2019 - 8:43am
May 13, 2019
Fishing opener proves successful for some: Walleye biting on Mille Lacs, crappies in Brainerd area
Walleye and crappies reigned supreme in the lakes area during a cool, windy 2019 fishing opener, garnering mixed reviews from bait shops. For...
May 13, 2019 - 5:00am
May 2, 2019
Looking Back - May 2, 2019
40 years ago, May 3, 1979 Secretaries Celia Foss, Sandie Zeidler, Doris Calhoun, Barb Olson, Marlene Winters and Mary Boozell at Pequot Lakes School were celebrated by the Sunshine Club. (Headline) Pequot to build new shopping areas Tourism may be affected by gas shortage. 30 years...
May 2, 2019 - 3:30am
May 1, 2019
Parkinson's Disease support group to meet May 2
The Parkinson's disease support group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, in the dining room at Edgewood Vista, 14211 Firewood Drive, Baxter. There will be an open sharing time for the whole group. The group will also split into two rooms for discussion, one for caregivers and...
May 1, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 22, 2019
Falcon program slated April 24 in Brainerd
Celebrate peregrine falcons at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd with the opportunity to observe live birds on-site. Jacquelyn Fallon, Minnesota state coordinator for peregrine falcons and vice chair of field operations for the Midwest Peregrine Society,...
April 22, 2019 - 6:30am
April 21, 2019
Bicycle safety clinic set May 4 in Brainerd
Children and their parents or guardians are invited to attend the Brainerd Lakes Bicycle Safety Clinic from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, in the...
April 21, 2019 - 8:00am
April 18, 2019
Gov. Walz visits lakes area, pushes public-private sector collaboration
BAXTER—In a time defined by the information age, Gov. Tim Walz is pushing an economic vision for Minnesota reminiscent of Silicon Valley...
April 18, 2019 - 9:00am
April 17, 2019
Brainerd: Transit department to hire additional employee
With dozens of hours of overtime each week, Brainerd's Transportation Coordinator Andy Stone needs some help. "There's opportunities being missed...
April 17, 2019 - 7:00am
March 25, 2019
Parkinson's Disease Support Group to meet
The Parkinson's Disease Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in the dining room at Edgewood Vista, 14211 Firewood Drive, Baxter. A physical therapist from Essentia Health will talk about Parkinson's Wellness Recovery. This group has met for 13 years sharing information,...
March 25, 2019 - 8:30am
'Track issues' stalls BNSF train along Hwy 210, blocks south Brainerd-Baxter
A BNSF freight train came to a halt late afternoon Saturday, March 23, for undisclosed "track issues," a mishap that blocked important thoroughfares...
March 25, 2019 - 3:00am
March 15, 2019
Flood waters cause minor damage to school buildings
The rainfall, melting snow and frozen ground are not a good mix and are causing minor flooding in the Brainerd lakes area, including area school...
March 15, 2019 - 9:00am
February 27, 2019
Parkinson's support group to meet March 7
The Parkinson's Disease Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the dining room at Edgewood Vista, 14211 Firewood Drive, Baxter. There will be a speaker from Breath of Life Adult Day Services. This group has met for 13 years sharing information, support and concerns....
February 27, 2019 - 6:30am
February 20, 2019
Idaho crash kills Baxter woman, injures Aitkin man
BURLEY, Idaho—A 21-year old Baxter woman is dead and two other Minnesotans injured after a head-on crash Monday night in Idaho. According...
February 20, 2019 - 5:00am
February 11, 2019
Culligan Man fades to background as company markets to millennials
The days of "Hey, Culligan Man" are coming to a close, but the business itself is still booming. For younger generations who might not understand...
February 11, 2019 - 2:00pm