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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
Police Blotter - June 15, 2019
Sheriff's office places Pickar on paid administrative leave
Cass County Community Outreach Day set June 18
'A consummate professional': Longtime journalist Lew Hudson dies
Golf results - June 13, 2019
Auto Racing: Superbikes take on BIR's historic track for Double Sprints this weekend
Avon tips Lightning 6-5
'It was a fun ride. It ended way too quick': Gabriele Grunewald's father remembers her passion
Running: Registration open for Grandpa's Run for the Walleye
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
Senior Menus: June 17-21, 2019
Card games: June 3-7, 2019
Maple Hill Church to hold annual brat sale
Our Savior's offers free meal, free concert
Chef's Hat: Smells of the season: It's time to fire up the grill
Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Sheriff's Corner: ATV season is here, so be sure to ride safe
The Last Windrow: Corn field mistake acknowledged 30 years later
Vogt's Notes: Stop to offer up prayers for crash victims
Letter to the editor: Pride is not self-respect
letters to the editor
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
Births: May 3-15, 2019
Births: May 9, 2019
Pequot Lakes School
May 17, 2019
Pequot Lakes: Saxvold's passion is to help children
For Kathy Saxvold, it's all about the kids. The 2019 Pequot Lakes Teacher of the Year knew from a young age she wanted to work with children....
May 17, 2019 - 6:00am
May 15, 2019
Patriot Perspective: It really is a good day to be a Patriot
Why do so many people say they chose to live in this area because of the great schools? Why was Pequot Lakes High School voted the No. 1 school in the Brainerd lakes area? Why did someone provide an anonymous $100,000 donation to the Patriot Foundation this past fall? Reputations...
May 15, 2019 - 4:00am
May 3, 2019
Pequot Lakes & Pine River-Backus: Graduation rates rise
Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus high schools continued to record higher graduation rates than the state average over the past two or more...
May 3, 2019 - 4:00am
April 24, 2019
Pequot Lakes Area Historical Society: Pequot memories
April showers bring May flowers. They also bring muddy country roads. I grew up in Pequot and attended all 12 years at the Pequot Lakes School....
April 24, 2019 - 10:00am
April 22, 2019
Pequot Lakes offers Library Fashion Closet
Pequot Lakes middle and high school students are borrowing more than just books and technology from their school's library media center. The...
April 22, 2019 - 8:00am
April 18, 2019
Local districts decide not to add school days
A spring snowstorm Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, prompted area school closings and late starts. That had school calendars at Pequot Lakes...
April 18, 2019 - 6:00am
April 15, 2019
Patriot Perspective: Spring offers us a fresh start
It is really hard to tolerate the weather in Minnesota sometimes. It seems that winter comes early, stays late and oftentimes spring gets skipped...
April 15, 2019 - 5:30am
April 12, 2019
Area schools districts to decide whether to add school days
A spring snowstorm on Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, prompted area school closings and late starts. That has school calendars at Pequot Lakes...
April 12, 2019 - 6:12pm
April 11, 2019
SOLAR SAVINGS: Superintendents say savings may be higher than estimated
Now that the Pine River-Backus and Pequot Lakes school districts have wrapped up a long-awaited solar installation project, they are finding...
April 11, 2019 - 4:00am
April 8, 2019
Pequot Lakes musical director Michael Sommerness (at the podium) leads members of the high school Symphonic Band through a program arrangement...
April 8, 2019 - 6:00am
April 1, 2019
Patriot Perspective: Grateful for the last open seats
Congratulations are in order for both the Patriot girls and boys basketball programs as they represented our communities in the 7AA section tournaments....
April 1, 2019 - 3:30am
March 18, 2019
Patriot Perspective: Patriot wellness
The Pequot Lakes School District put into action a health and wellness committee at the start of this year and kicked off the program with an...
March 18, 2019 - 2:30am
March 14, 2019
Security sniffer - Detection canines keep schools safe
A sharp, wet nose swiftly sniffs its way along rows of gym lockers, punctuated by the echoing of an energetic tail thumping against the metal....
March 14, 2019 - 8:00am
March 5, 2019
Patriot Perspective: Welcoming communities, welcoming schools
There's been a significant amount of dialogue and hard work in recent years focused on ensuring that Minnesota, Region Five and Pequot Lakes...
March 5, 2019 - 3:30am
March 4, 2019
Pequot Lakes receives $1,500 in tools from professional builders
Students got the opportunity to learn more about and practice interviewing for potential future jobs Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the fourth annual Pequot...
March 4, 2019 - 6:00am