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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - Jan. 19, 2019
March for Life planned Tuesday
Pre-order trees, plants, seeds
'Feels like yesterday': Family will not forget day Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Ray F. Krueger died while on duty
Farm bureau meets Jan. 22
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
PL 6th-graders 3rd in St. Cloud
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates prevail over W-DC. PL's Lane reaches 2,000 career points
Cheryl Lynn Hanson
Dorothy Ann (Meyer) Thielen
Denise A. Jasman
Card games: Jan. 7-11, 2019
Grim's Grub: Liver pate: Try it, you just might like it
Crow Wing Energized: Mental illness is as common as brown eyes
Faith: Becoming one with the potato
Senior Menus: Jan. 14-18, 2019
The Last Windrow: An acre of dirt
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
Bormett's Vignette: A change in perspective
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
August 31, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Chief Eric Klang's bid for sheriff
Pequot Lakes Police Chief Eric Klang has served in law enforcement for a total of 25 years - as police chief since 2011 and as county sheriff from 2003-07. I feel his background and training, communication skills and hands-on experience have prepared him to represent Crow Wing County...
August 31, 2018 - 6:30am
July 6, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Response to letter writer's confusion
A letter writer recently criticized both Bob Uppgaard and myself for our separate, independently expressed assessments of President Trump's performance in office, especially of Trump's widely feared anti-stability stands on separation of powers and upholding constitutional law.
July 6, 2018 - 7:30am
April 28, 2018
Letter to the Editor: May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month
While we are enjoying walks through the woods and fields on beautiful spring days, we need to remember to prevent Lyme, anaplasmosis and babesiosis by checking for the very small deer ticks when you get home. Ticks know no borders and respect no boundaries. The patient's county or...
April 28, 2018 - 7:30am
April 13, 2018
Letter to the editor: A lesson on the Constitution
Mr. Uppgaard from Pequot Lakes should educate himself on the history of our country and the Constitution. He would learn that first and foremost we are a constitutional republic, not a democracy. He would also learn that our founding fathers provided a means to change things if we...
April 13, 2018 - 7:30am
March 29, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Remembering Carol J. Coulter
Carol J. Coulter, 1936-2018 State of Minnesota Land Use Planning Program 03/04/81 Carol J. Coulter, Mayor of the City of Crosslake, Date of application: 3/4/81 Responsible Person: Bob Uppgaard, Star Rt. 1, Crosslake, MN, 566443 • Land Use Problems to be investigated and solved:...
March 29, 2018 - 7:30am
March 16, 2018
Looking Back - March 16, 2018
40 years ago - March 16, 1978 (Headline) Lakeland aviation - a new industry in Echoland (Photo) Dr. Bob Uppgaard, president of the local Toastmasters Club, taped the speeches at the District Speech Contest. 30 years ago - March 17, 1988 Mark Forsberg, a Pequot Lakes police officer...
March 16, 2018 - 3:30am
December 29, 2017
Looking Back - Dec. 29, 2017
40 years ago - Dec. 29, 1977 The Nisswa Mrs. Jaycees will award the first baby born in 1978 a $5 gift certificate, and the lucky parents a dinner for two at Bar Harbor with free babysitting for the evening. Residents of the Nisswa area are eligible. (Headline) Crow Wing Commissioners...
December 29, 2017 - 3:30am
April 1, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Importance of clean water
Rep. Josh Heintzeman reports on what he has accomplished in the past four years in his guest opinions in the Brainerd Dispatch on Sunday, March 19, titled "Dangerous waters" and Sunday, Feb. 18, titled "Governor's single-payer proposal is not solution to MNsure crisis."
April 1, 2017 - 6:30am
October 16, 2016
Letter to the editor: Get up and dance!
On Saturday, Oct. 8, the Red Rock Swing band, a 17-piece big band based in Woodbury, began by inviting us to come on stage to dance to "danceable" tunes from the golden era of swing. The audience was swinging to talented musicians and vocalist Wendy Davis. Example of tunes: "In the...
October 16, 2016 - 10:46am
August 31, 2016
Congress returns from seven-week vacation
Congress began its seven-week vacation Friday, July 15; however, Republicans left a day early, on Thursday. Democrats spent the entire day on Friday with one-minute speeches focused on support for stricter gun laws. The next opportunity to vote on "expanding background checks for...
August 31, 2016 - 2:58pm