Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
Cass County Board: Health, Human and Veterans Services to gain additional social worker
Cass County Board: County joins One Watershed One Plan project
Ideal Green Market Co-op receives grant for activities
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
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
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Marjory Ann Carlson
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
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
Grim's Tales: Unexpected challenge of living alone
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
February 4, 2019
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet and exercise
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but there are steps you can take to reduce your risk. The federal Centers for...
February 4, 2019 - 10:30am
January 29, 2019
Crow Wing Energized to host health summit
BAXTER—Crow Wing County adults believe they are healthy, but a majority have poor eating and exercise habits contributing to existing health conditions, according to the most recent Crow Wing County Community Health Survey. Crow Wing Energized will address how to drive behavior...
January 29, 2019 - 9:30am
January 18, 2019
Crow Wing Energized promotes Health & Wellness Summit
Crow Wing County commissioners continued to voice their support for Crow Wing Energized, a grassroots community health and wellness movement...
January 18, 2019 - 12:17pm
November 23, 2018
Lifestyle change class starting in Crosby
CROSBY—According to Essentia Health officials, 1 of 3 individuals has prediabetes, but 9 out of 10 times people don't know it. A free course...
November 23, 2018 - 8:30am
August 31, 2018
Maybe I'm enough, even if I'm overwhelmed
Lately, I've been feeling overwhelmed. I suppose it makes sense considering I'm growing another human inside me. As I like to tell my husband,...
August 31, 2018 - 7:38am
August 27, 2018
Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Minnesota man keeps running, writes book
ESKO, Minn. — Ron Buerkle might not remember what you told him a minute ago. But the 76-year-old Esko man remembers, with poignant clarity,...
August 27, 2018 - 5:25pm
July 16, 2018
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
Need to be motivated to start the week off on a healthy note? Just try one or more of three things to start the week on the right path.
July 16, 2018 - 9:30am
May 28, 2018
Bone Builders organizational meeting set in Pequot Lakes
Several area residents have expressed an interest in starting a Bone Builders class in Pequot Lakes, so an organizational meeting is set for 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, at the Pequot Lakes Community Library. Bone Builders is an exercise program developed at Tufts University in Boston...
May 28, 2018 - 8:30am
May 12, 2018
Letter to the editor: Secrets to a healthy, happy life
I am age 95 and in excellent physical and mental health. These are some of the secrets to a healthy life: When you feel pressured or stressed out, if you listen to your body, it will let you know when you are pushing too much. Be good to yourself and take a little time off. Go for...
May 12, 2018 - 7:30am
April 4, 2018
Fitness, cooking classes offered in Pequot Lakes
Registration for youth spring sports is now open at Pequot Lakes Community Education. Pre-registration is required for all community education classes. Those interested should call 218-568-9200 or register online at www.isd186.org and click on "Community Education." • PiYo Live!:...
April 4, 2018 - 3:30am
February 12, 2018
Nutrition: Choose foods to boost your immunity
By this time of year everyone seems to be worried about getting a cold, the flu or worse. The question becomes what can you do to improve your...
February 12, 2018 - 10:00am
January 31, 2018
DispatchCast: Jumpstart Your Goals with Help from Inspiring Area Women
With New Year's Eve already a month behind us, now's the time to get inspired to keep moving on your resolutions—or get them restarted....
January 31, 2018 - 10:00am
January 7, 2018
Pick a sustainable plan for weight loss, better health
Resolutions to lose weight and eat healthier often come with the new year. As you begin your journey, I encourage you to look at how you are...
January 7, 2018 - 8:30am
November 19, 2017
Cheesehead Chatter: Motivation leads to success
I started my New Year's resolution a little early this year. Last week I got a gym membership. I used to be an avid runner, but lately I haven't...
November 19, 2017 - 8:00am
August 9, 2017
Fit Tip: Power of movement: It helps healing, prevents chronic pain
"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength." - Betty Friedan My eye caught the above quote just recently, and I feel that it is very good food for thought for all of us. Although we cannot prevent aging, we can continue enjoying life by staying active socially...
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am