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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
No rest for the snow-weary: More snow in the forecast
Pine River-Backus recognizes School Board Recognition Week
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
Rollover injures 2 passengers
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
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
Douglas T. Imgrund
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
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
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
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
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
January 6, 2019
Sleigh bells evermore
Like twin beacons, double-header performances by the Pequot Lakes High School concert and symphonic bands highlighted "Pequot Lakes Bands in...
January 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
Faith: Happy Holy-Days!
In the politically correct world of today, sometimes we hear or say "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas." But the word "holiday" comes from "Holy Day." There have traditionally been several Christian "holy days" around this time of year, and their roots and origins are fascinating!...
January 6, 2019 - 7:30am
January 4, 2019
MDA requests burning, bagging evergreen decorations
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is encouraging residents who purchased wreaths, swags, boughs, and other evergreen decorations...
January 4, 2019 - 8:00am
December 29, 2018
The Last Windrow: This Christmas gift exchange was unplanned
I've never been one to complain about a gift that someone gave me. I admit I've bitten my bottom lip a couple of times wondering why on earth...
December 29, 2018 - 7:30am
December 28, 2018
Eagle View students sing in the season with holiday program
Students from kindergarten to second grade performed in Eagle View Elementary School's holiday program Thursday, Dec. 20, in the school gym....
December 28, 2018 - 10:00am
'Tis the season to tree-cycle your Christmas tree
This year, as has been the practice for many years, area residents will have an opportunity to recycle their Christmas trees now through Jan...
December 28, 2018 - 8:00am
December 27, 2018
That's a wrap! Christmas For Kids helped 180 children this year
Christmas For Kids volunteers across the Brainerd lakes area worked together this season to give 180 children in need a Christmas to remember....
December 27, 2018 - 1:49pm
PR-B students sing in the holiday cheer
Pine River-Backus Elementary School students performed their annual Christmas concerts on Dec. 3, with several younger grades performing during...
December 27, 2018 - 10:00am
December 26, 2018
Merry Merrifield: Christmas in Merrifield lighting contest is a bright idea
If someone wanted to marvel at the winning residential and business entries in this year's Christmas in Merrifield lighting contest, they wouldn't...
December 26, 2018 - 12:53pm
96-year-old shares piano talents at hospital
Ninety-one years. For many, that's more than a lifetime. But for one Brainerd woman, more than nine decades is how long she has been tickling...
December 26, 2018 - 12:46pm
December 25, 2018
'Ain't no ox can fly!'
Lynn Scharenbroich wrote this tall tale several years ago for the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association's Inkslinger newsletter. Paul and his...
December 25, 2018 - 8:00am
Kids share wishes with Santa in Backus
Doll houses, boats, a pet owl and a veterinarian set were among the Christmas wishes children expressed to Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday,...
December 25, 2018 - 6:00am
December 24, 2018
Coming Tuesday: A merry Merrifield
Nothing brings people together, it seems ... like the spirit of competition. Find out how a recent outdoor holiday lighting contest in Merrifield...
December 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
Letters to Santa: Foothills Christian Academy
The Echo Journal continues its longtime tradition this time of year of publishing letters to Santa Claus written by second-graders at Eagle View...
December 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Patriot Perspective: Appreciate the good; reach out to others
As we begin the annual tradition of gathering with co-workers, family and friends to celebrate the holidays, I challenge you to appreciate the...
December 24, 2018 - 8:00am