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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
Cass County Board: MnDOT identifies money to reroute roads around Gull Lake campground
Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
Cass County Board: Health, Human and Veterans Services to gain additional social worker
Cass County Board: County joins One Watershed One Plan project
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
Wick takes 1st, 3rd in Duluth
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Robert "Robbie" Winter
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
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
Mayor's Notebook: Participate in changing Breezy Point for the better
Grim's Tales: Unexpected challenge of living alone
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
August 6, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Sobieski tops Buckman in semifinals
UPSALA—Collin Eckman went 3-5 with seven RBIs for the Sobieski Skis who advanced to next Saturday's Region C championship game with 13-1 win over the Buckman Billygoats in Saturday's semifinal game. The big blow of the game came in the top of the fifth when Eckman broke a 1-1...
August 6, 2018 - 4:30am
August 4, 2018
Baseball: Lightning edge Avon to stay alive
The Nisswa Lightning kept their season alive with with a 6-5 victory over Avon - even though they were down 5-1 heading into the ninth inning...
August 4, 2018 - 6:00am
July 27, 2018
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, claim division crown
Jason Roepke and Aaron Jenkins belted two-run homers for the Nisswa Lightning who added the North Division playoff championship to their regular-season...
July 27, 2018 - 3:00am
July 19, 2018
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Jeremiah Piepkorn went 3-4 with a double and Tory Miller ripped a three-run double for the top-seeded Nisswa Lightning who defeated the No. 4...
July 19, 2018 - 9:00am
July 16, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Fort win playoff opener
Nisswa 11, Aitkin 7 NISSWA—Jeremiah Piepkorn went 3-4 with a double and Tory Miller ripped a three-run double for the top-seeded Nisswa Lightning who defeated the No. 4 Aitkin Steam 11-7 in the opening round of the North Division playoffs Friday. Drew Boland, Aaron Jenkins and...
July 16, 2018 - 2:30am
July 11, 2018
Baseball: Lightning topple Aitkin, fall to Fort Ripley
Jeremiah Piepkorn had a two-run home run and Chris Peterson went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs as the Nisswa Lightning finished the regular...
July 11, 2018 - 2:00am
July 10, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa clinches North Division
NISSWA—Chris Pederson went 3-3 with a double and drove in two runs for the Nisswa Lightning who clinched the North Division title with a 11-0 seven-inning win over the Aitkin Steam Sunday. Starter Kevin Smith earned the win striking out seven and allowing just two hits over...
July 10, 2018 - 2:30am
July 9, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Lastrup wins division title
BUCKMAN—Pete Herman went 3-4 with a double, sacrifice fly, three RBIs and a stolen base for the Lastrup Lakers who took the East Division title with an 8-4 victory over the Buckman Billygoats Saturday in the final game of the regular season. Buckman entered the final day with...
July 9, 2018 - 4:30am
July 7, 2018
Baseball: Lightning tame Cubs
Drew Boland belted two home runs - including one on the first pitch of the game - and doubled twice while driving in three runs and scoring four...
July 7, 2018 - 12:59am
June 30, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Victory League standings
Baseball Victory League North Division Nisswa Lightning 9-1, Fort Ripley Rebels 7-3, Cuyuna Range Miners 2-9, Aitkin Steam 1-7, St. Mathias Devils 1-9 East Division Buckman Billygoats 11-0, Lastrup Lakers 9-1, Pierz Bulldogs 3-9, Pierz Brewers 2-10, Royalton Riverdogs 1-10, West Division...
June 30, 2018 - 9:30am
May 26, 2018
Amateur Baseball: Victory League
Baseball Victory League North Division Nisswa Lightning 5-0, Fort Ripley Rebels 4-1, Cuyuna Range Miners 2-3, St. Mathias Devils 1-3, Aitkin Steam 0-4 East Division Buckman Billygoats 4-0, Lastrup Lakers 3-1, Pierz Brewers 1-3, Royalton Riverdogs 1-4, Pierz Bulldogs 0-3 West Division...
May 26, 2018 - 1:30am
May 25, 2018
Lightning strike down rival Fort Ripley
Nate DeChaine tossed seven innings, during which he allowed just three hits and one run, to lead the Nisswa Lightning past the Fort Ripley Rebels 10-1 in a battle of undefeated Victory League North Division amateur baseball teams on Sunday, May 20. Nisswa's offensive attack was led...
May 25, 2018 - 10:30am
May 18, 2018
DeChaine leads Lightning to win
Nate DeChaine belted a second-inning grand slam for the Nisswa Lightning who defeated the St. Mathias Devils 10-0 in eight innings Sunday. Aaron Jenkins was 3-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored for the Lightning who are tied for the North Division lead with Fort Ripley at 3-0. Jeremiah...
May 18, 2018 - 5:30am
August 11, 2017
Lightning season ends against Fort Ripley
The Nisswa Lightning's season came to an end in a 9-1 loss to the Fort Ripley Rebels on Saturday, Aug. 5, in the Region 8C Tournament. The Rebels took command early with a solo home run in the first inning and a grand slam in the third. Nate DeChaine led the Lightning offense, scoring...
August 11, 2017 - 3:30am
July 28, 2017
Amateur Baseball: Rebels top Lightning in North playoffs - Nisswa to face Avon on Saturday
The Fort Ripley Rebels captured the Victory League North Division amatuer baseball playoff title and advance to this weekend's Region 8C tournament...
July 28, 2017 - 4:00am