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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Jenkins City Council balks at sharing road improvement costs with county
Pillager groups host 'History in Your Background' lecture series
Historic Pequot Lakes fire tower plans heat up
Camp Knutson to host Sundae Funday
Leashed dog bites neighbor in Brainerd
Tigers blank Wolves in playoffs. Patriots double up PR-B
Track and Field: Patriot girls 2nd, boys 3rd at Mid-State
Patriots seeded 3rd in subsection, win first round
Boys basketball camp at CLC
Menahga blanks Tigers 13-0
Christina "Tina" Grossnickle
Stephamie Marie Whitton
Paul James Vopat
Gary F. Smith
Faith: Surprised by beauty
Senior Menus: May 20-24, 2019
Grim's Grub: It's all Greek, especially the asparagus
Card games: May 6-10, 2019
Cardiac screening for athletes set June 20 at Eagle View
Four steps can help naturally balance blood sugars
Mayor's Notebook: Breezy Point takes pride in emergency response team
Letter to the editor: Letter writer missed point of column
Danecdotes: A look back on my greatest achievement
Letter to the editor: Pequot Lakes students commended
letters to the editor
Births: May 9, 2019
Births: May 4, 2019
Births: Jan. 30-March 7, 2019
May 16, 2019
Pequot Lakes: Police looking into body worn camera purchase
The Pequot Lakes Police Department is considering buying cameras officers wear to document contact between officers and citizens, or body worn...
May 16, 2019 - 4:00am
March 14, 2019
Letter to the editor: Klobuchar a no-show
Over five years ago I first wrote and called Sen. Klobuchar on a "matter" that concerns thousands of 18- to 20-year-old service personnel. I followed up with additional letters, plus many phone calls with her staff. I've never heard back one word!
March 14, 2019 - 2:30am
March 2, 2019
Letter to the editor: Don't miss future wild game potlucks
To any fathers and sons who have never attended the Men and Boys Wild Game Potluck Banquet at the Trailside Center at Pequot Lakes Baptist Church, you have missed out on a beautiful program put on by the men's ministry at that church. It's great to see so many young kids there with...
March 2, 2019 - 2:30am
November 23, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Veterans Day program
The Pequot Lakes American Legion Post 49 Color Guard, which was asked to participate along with the Jenkins VFW and local veterans at Pequot Lakes High School on Nov. 12 for the Veterans Day program, would like to thank the school administration and school board very much for the...
November 23, 2018 - 2:30am
September 7, 2018
Looking Back - Sept. 7, 2018
10 years ago: Sept. 4, 2008 Jack Schmidt, David Kennedy file for Pequot mayor. Alpacas of Minnesota Farm Tour set Sept. 27-28. Nisswa to host Scarecrows on Parade. Dog wash raises $224 for Heartland Animal Rescue Team. Patriot gridders open season with 21-20 heartbreaking loss to...
September 7, 2018 - 3:30am
August 18, 2018
Letter to the Editor: 40&8 thanks those who attended fundraiser
We, the members of the 40&8 that represents Pequot, Crosslake, Nisswa and Pine River, would like to thank all who attended our blueberry pancakes, sausage and egg breakfast Sunday, Aug. 12, at Post 49. We feel it was very successful. It was a very successful fundraiser, the goal of...
August 18, 2018 - 8:30am
June 7, 2018
Letter to the editor: Defending 'animals'
Much has been made of President Trump's remark about gang members, MS-13, being "animals," with major liberal news media and late-night talk show hosts making complete fools of themselves, knocking Trump for his choice of words. These gang members' motto is "rape, murder and control."...
June 7, 2018 - 8:30am
April 19, 2018
Letter to the editor: Overlooking veterans
I had a letter in the April 5 Echo Journal with the newspaper's policy of 300 words. I came up short of what I intended to accomplish. This is a continuation. My main point was the government's overlook of 18- to 20-year-old military personnel. With that in mind, there are new government...
April 19, 2018 - 7:30am
April 6, 2018
Letter to the editor: Young vets being used
These shootings, bombings, etc., across America on schools, streets, etc., are the results of mentally unbalanced, hate-filled individuals who portray a sick image of America around the world.
April 6, 2018 - 8:30am
February 15, 2018
Letter to the editor: Looking for poop
The Brainerd Dispatch (Jan. 8) ran a news service story that deserves feedback. The story said the DNR is looking for volunteers to do some field work for spruce grouse research - counting poop! Just when you hope you've heard the last of stupidity of some of the DNR programs, well...
February 15, 2018 - 8:30am
January 5, 2018
Letter to the editor: Grow up
To everyone who has nothing positive to say about President Trump - here are some of his accomplishments (11 months): Illegal immigration down 70 percent; consumer confidence at 125.6, highest since 2000; mortgage applications/new homes, seven-year high; took us out of TPP; pulled...
January 5, 2018 - 8:30am
December 2, 2017
Letter to the editor: Memorial stays
Thanks to all who participated in signing the petitions to keep the All Veterans Memorial as it is at Trailside Park in Pequot. To those who aren't aware, there was a proposal by the city council earlier to move the memorial to a more prominent location when the city plans to totally...
December 2, 2017 - 8:30am
August 18, 2017
Letter to the editor: Leave the memorial be
Anyone who read the Aug. 11 Echo Journal may have noticed the Pequot Lakes City Council voted to proceed with the Trailside Park master proposal, which includes possibly moving the "All Veterans Memorial" to give it more prominence (the state of quality) and make it more accessible....
August 18, 2017 - 7:30am
May 26, 2017
Letter to the editor: Response to 'User pays' letter
Jack Schmidt complained of Lindner having called for a $3 user fee addition to fishing license costs and that guides make $320 to $520 for a day's guiding. Guides have the latest boats (at $50,000). They supply the tackle (at $200) for each client. They pull their boat with a truck...
May 26, 2017 - 8:30am
May 19, 2017
Letter to the editor: A great thing going
Al Lindner wrote a letter to the editor in the Brainerd Dispatch May 9, 2017, opinion page titled "User pays." He wrote: "I have been fortunate enough to make my living in the sport fishing industry my entire life." And that he hears people say: "Let's get this done, we'll gladly...
May 19, 2017 - 9:30am