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DNR boss: Beefed up funding for water management, CWD prevention
Pequot Lakes speech team takes first in Staples, Brainerd
Crash injures 2 near Brainerd
Construction underway in Crosslake for model railroad museum building
No rest for the snow-weary: More snow in the forecast
New Ulm top North Stars in shootout
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
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Robert "Robbie" Winter
Shirley Mae Daniels
Timothy J. McGuire
Douglas T. Imgrund
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
Letter to the editor: Let's judge people for their character
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
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Coming out of retirement - Patrick Wussow dedicated to serving Breezy Point
Retirement didn't last long for former Brainerd City Administrator Patrick Wussow when he decided to leave the work force in 2015. "I failed...
May 22, 2018 - 5:00am
February 9, 2018
Breezy Point: Wussow hired as administrator
Patrick Wussow is the new city administrator in Breezy Point. He will take up his new position March 12, just before current administrator Joe...
February 9, 2018 - 5:00am
January 14, 2018
Breezy Point: Four finalists to interview for city administrator
Four candidates will interview for the position of Breezy Point city administrator later this month. Twenty-six candidates applied for the job....
January 14, 2018 - 6:00am
November 20, 2017
Crosslake: Council temporarily denies city administrator raise
The opposition of a raise for Crosslake's city administrator was a point of contention for the Crosslake City Council at its Monday, Nov. 13,...
November 20, 2017 - 4:00am
November 13, 2017
Breezy Point: Council hears compensation study results - Administrator search continues
The Breezy Point City Council heard updates on the city's recent compensation study and the search for a new city administrator at its Monday,...
November 13, 2017 - 4:00am
October 9, 2017
Breezy Point: City administrator to retire
Breezy Point City Administrator Joe Rudberg, who has been with the city for eight years, announced his plans to retire March 15, 2018. The Breezy...
October 9, 2017 - 6:00am
July 24, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: A transitional period for Crosslake
Time sure flies! It is hard to believe that I am already halfway through my first year. First of all, I love serving Crosslake, and while I've learned a lot in the past six months, I likely have much more to learn. From my perspective, let me just say, we have a great city council...
July 24, 2017 - 9:00am
July 21, 2017
A story in the July 13 Echo Journal about the new Crosslake city administrator incorrectly stated that the previous city administrator, Tom Swenson, was eliminated from his position in 2012. Swenson resigned "in protest" and was not fired. The Echo Journal regrets the error.
July 21, 2017 - 3:30am
July 17, 2017
Crosslake: Lyonais named city administrator/treasurer
Crosslake Finance Director Mike Lyonais received a promotion to city administrator/treasurer at the Crosslake City Council meeting Monday, July...
July 17, 2017 - 9:39am
May 31, 2017
Nisswa: Planning/zoning administrator hired
Continuing to fill key positions in the city after resignations earlier this year, the Nisswa City Council hired a planning and zoning administrator...
May 31, 2017 - 12:31pm
April 7, 2017
Nisswa: City to look to hire administrator-clerk
Nisswa will look to hire its first city administrator after council authorization Wednesday, March 29, to move in that direction. The council...
April 7, 2017 - 7:00am
November 21, 2016
Crosslake: Council transfers city funds to BLAEDC, retains administrator
The Crosslake City Council voted to transfer the city's rural utilities service (RUS) funds to the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation...
November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
January 19, 2016
Pequot Lakes: Council members no longer liaisons to city departments: Administrator fills that role
Now that the city has an administrator, the Pequot Lakes City Council agreed Tuesday, Jan. 5, to no longer have council liaisons to city departments. Instead, department heads will report to city administrator Nancy Malecha, who will contact council members if necessary. In the past,...
January 19, 2016 - 8:57am
October 1, 2015
Pequot Lakes: Council promotes from within
Nancy Malecha, Pequot Lakes deputy city clerk since 2004, became the city's first administrator/clerk effective Monday, Sept. 28. The move followed...
October 1, 2015 - 8:42am
September 9, 2015
Pequot Lakes: Council offers administrator position
The Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 8, authorized offering the city's first city administrator position to Mark Casey of Chisholm, and assigned the city's personnel committee to negotiate a contract for council approval. After a full day of interviewing three candidates,...
September 9, 2015 - 1:31pm