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PLMS names Students of the Month
Poston applauds Public Facilities Authority grant for Verndale water infrastructure projects
Agendas - Feb. 17
Snow removal on Crow Wing County's agenda
Public invited to Make It OK presentation to reduce mental health stigma
8th-grade Patriots Mid-State champs
Area Male Athlete: Up-tempo Pequot perfect for Schommer
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Girls basketball: Lane named "Miss Basketball" finalist
Dance: Two PL dancers named all-state
Paul F. Caquelin
Joel Brian Carlson
Timothy J. McGuire
Joel Brian Carlson
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
Senior Menus: Feb. 18-22, 2019
Card games: Feb. 4-8, 2019
Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news
Mayor's Notebook: Participate in changing Breezy Point for the better
Grim's Tales: Unexpected challenge of living alone
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
The Last Windrow: Lessons learned at a country school
Letter to the editor: Nagel's 'Looking Back' is a good read
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
February 3, 2019
Vogt's Notes: Career panelists share their wisdom with students
Are you happy in your career? If you could go back in time, would you choose to do something different? I reflected on these questions after...
February 3, 2019 - 10:00am
January 7, 2019
Vogt's Notes: We live among people who inspire faith, hope
We've said goodbye to 2018 and another Christmas season. Do you realize how lucky we are to live in communities filled with such caring, giving...
January 7, 2019 - 10:00am
Vogt's Notes: Always remember to shop local
The outside holiday lights are up and twinkling in the night sky. The Christmas tree adds a cozy touch to the living room with its multicolored...
December 7, 2018 - 10:00am
November 9, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Community newspaper is your information source
Wow. What a difference a week or two makes. Diehard Opinion page readers noticed the influx of letters to the editor in the Echo Journal the...
November 9, 2018 - 10:00am
September 22, 2018
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Let me get right to the point. We love receiving your letters to the editor, all the time. We do have guidelines, including word limits. For...
September 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 10, 2018
Vogt's Notes: I think I'm ready to become a snowbird
It's time. After a few cooler nights with the windows open, my husband and I reluctantly decided it's time to trade in the lighter comforter...
September 10, 2018 - 8:00am
August 27, 2018
Reader Opinion: Thanks to the community
There are absolutely no words to express to the community our thanks to everyone who prayed, supported, encouraged, visited, hugged, phoned, sent cards and a million other things that have been done during Wheaties' illness and his passing away. Thank you to Pete Mohs for your phone...
August 27, 2018 - 5:30am
August 13, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Celebrate summer with us at an old-fashioned picnic Aug. 15
We're having a summer picnic and you're invited! Please come visit us between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Echo Journal office...
August 13, 2018 - 10:00am
July 29, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Life's journey begins and ends with family
That phrase - Life's journey begins and ends with family - is front and center in my kids' scrapbooks. I'm not sure where it came from - a book...
July 29, 2018 - 6:00am
June 30, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Kudos to kids who fish, shoot trap
I may be a fairweather Minnesota fisherwoman, but count me in as one of the 1.4 million licensed anglers in the state. I'm no diehard angler by any means. I don't mind getting up at the crack of dawn, but not to go fishing. If it's pouring rain, windy or cold, I'd rather stay home....
June 30, 2018 - 7:30am
June 3, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Find words of wisdom in inspirational phrases
Something I do love about Facebook is all the inspirational quotes and words of encouragement I run across every time I scroll through my feed. Depending on my mood, I find one that I can totally identify with every time. I recently saved this one: "When you allow a person's words...
June 3, 2018 - 7:30am
May 12, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Know of a great Pequot Lakes area business? Nominate it now
Who will be the first Business of the Year in the greater Pequot Lakes area? It could be your business, if it meets a couple of simple criteria: Your business must be a Pequot Lakes Chamber member, and it must be in the Pequot Lakes, Breezy Point or Jenkins area. If your business...
May 12, 2018 - 9:30am
April 6, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Brainerd School District residents: Be informed voters
Every resident of the Brainerd School District - that includes most families in the Nisswa and Lake Shore areas - listen up. You have a school bond referendum vote coming up Tuesday, April 10. You should go to the polls that day to make an informed choice on whether the school district...
April 6, 2018 - 7:30am
March 16, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Read your community newspaper to be an informed citizen
"No lies. Know truth. Subscribe to newspapers." "Stronger the press, stronger the people." "Newspapers strive to ensure the free exchange of...
March 16, 2018 - 7:30am
February 17, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Don't care about politics? Attend a precinct caucus anyway
I'll be the first to admit it. I'm not a political person, and the only reason I've attended both DFL and Republican precinct caucuses is because of my job. I vaguely recall my first time being assigned to cover a caucus as a reporter. This was a good 30 years ago when I was a young...
February 17, 2018 - 7:30am