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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
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
Cass County Board: MnDOT identifies money to reroute roads around Gull Lake campground
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
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
8th Congressional District
February 11, 2019
Stauber named to a bevy of House subcommittees - Rep. finds seats on boards for transportation, railroads, aviation and more
Rep. Pete Stauber, R-Duluth, has been appointed to serve as a member of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure's Subcommittee on Highways...
February 11, 2019 - 7:00am
February 5, 2019
Stauber named ranking member on House small business subcommittee
Rep. Pete Stauber, R-Duluth, has been appointed to serve as the ranking member of the House Small Business Committee's Contracting and Infrastructure...
February 5, 2019 - 2:30pm
December 10, 2018
Stauber’s first act: clear path for PolyMet
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Barring action in Washington, D.C., before the end of the year, Congressman-elect Pete Stauber plans to take up legislation...
December 10, 2018 - 6:32pm
October 19, 2018
Radinovich champions labor causes in face of workforce declines
In the closing moments of an 8th Congressional District debate, Oct. 8, at Madden's Resort, one of the candidates touched upon tragedy—his...
October 19, 2018 - 11:00am
October 12, 2018
Congressional District 8: Radinovich, Stauber debate at area forum
Two candidates vying to represent the lakes area and northeastern Minnesota in the U.S. House took several jabs at each other during an otherwise...
October 12, 2018 - 6:00am
October 4, 2018
Minnesota GOP opens campaign office in Baxter
BAXTER—The Minnesota Republicans are setting up shop in Baxter for the coming election, making camp—so to speak—in a county...
October 4, 2018 - 3:41pm
September 5, 2018
Minnesota 8th Congressional District candidates Radinovich, Stauber to debate in Brainerd lakes area
Two U.S. Congressional candidates will participate in an October debate in the Brainerd lakes area. Republican Pete Stauber and Democrat Joe...
September 5, 2018 - 7:00am
August 20, 2018
Setting the stage: State GOP chair talks shop about 2018 midterms
NISSWA—Compared to the typically one-on-one contests of general elections, primaries have a king-of-the-hill vibe—a whole slew of...
August 20, 2018 - 9:00am
August 15, 2018
Crow Wing County by the numbers: Election results for primary races
For a bevy of races this primary, the state of Minnesota asked Crow Wing County to give its verdict and the voters spoke. Midterm elections and...
August 15, 2018 - 3:00am
Radinovich rises: Son of Cuyuna Range wins 8th Congressional DFL primary
Sporting a pair of stained white Converses and a slick navy blazer, he entered Rumbly Hall in downtown Brainerd with a roar. "Are you ready or...
August 15, 2018 - 2:00am
July 26, 2018
Blue, green or both: 8th District DFLers spar on mining, environment
As people left the Chalberg Theatre Monday night, July 23, after two hours of debate among five DFLers vying for the 8th Congressional District...
July 26, 2018 - 3:54pm
July 11, 2018
8th District DFL candidates to debate
Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidates for 8th Congressional District seat will debate 7-9 p.m. July 23 at the Chalberg Theatre on the Central Lakes College campus in Brainerd. The five DFL candidates are Kirsten Kennedy, current mayor of North Branch; Michelle Lee, former Duluth television...
July 11, 2018 - 10:30am
July 7, 2018
Nolan applauds EPA administrator's decision to resign
Congressman Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, issued a statement applauding Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision to resign his office after months of allegations, scandals and controversies surrounding Pruitt's ethics and management of the agency.
July 7, 2018 - 4:30am
June 8, 2018
Nolan spearheads amendment for new Soo Locks construction
Wednesday, June 6, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Rick Nolan's bipartisan amendment expressing support for construction...
June 8, 2018 - 5:30am
May 14, 2018
Embroiled in fractured DFL primary, Radinovich comes to Brainerd
Hailed by supporters as a hybrid of Jim Oberstar, Rick Nolan and John F. Kennedy, Joe Radinovich stopped in Brainerd this week in his push to...
May 14, 2018 - 6:00am