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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Stages of ice out
Pine River Market Square to host vendor training
Pine River Seed Library expands its stock
Pine River: City receives maintenance update
Local student earns Excellence in Leadership Award
Spring hunt dog event scheduled April 27
Outdoor Notes for April 21
Trap shooting: Three PL shooters earn perfect 50s
Racing: Halbur stands tall among nation's racers
Six Patriots sign on for college sports
Dona J. Connole
Ryan Alex Kropuenske
Terry A. Ridlon
Lori A. Bereuter
Avoiding medication mayhem: Reducing medication in seniors
Echoing/Journaling Around the Globe-Nickel family
Kennedy to be ordained a Holy Cross priest
Faith: The Triduum and Anamnesis: Keys to Easter
Menopause Mayhem planned April 23
As I See It: Humility can change our lives
The Last Windrow: This isn't the first time spring arrives late on the farm
Danecdotes: This week in less-discussed history
Letter to the editor: Embracing the Word
Letter to the editor: Vote 'yes' on PR-B School referendum
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 30-March 7, 2019
Dr. Joy Harris - Zeno Rausa
Births: Jan. 1-15, 2019
Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd, births
April 21, 2019
Echoing/Journaling Around the Globe-Nickel family
Bella Volkl and Lily, Marcy and Jason Nickel, all of Nisswa, brought an Echo Journal on a Sunset Dolphin Cruise on the Gulf of Mexico while vacationing...
April 21, 2019 - 10:30am
April 17, 2019
Our Savior's to host mother-daughter banquet April 24
Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes will host its annual mother-daughter banquet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the church. The event will include a fashion show, music, devotions and door prizes. Admission $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, and free for children...
April 17, 2019 - 9:30am
An Evening in Tuscany fundraiser set for Faith in Action
An Evening in Tuscany, a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Faith in Action for Cass County, will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23,...
April 17, 2019 - 6:00am
Hackensack: Fire and Rescue receives $600 from Legion Auxiliary
Linda Becker, Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 treasurer, and Bonnie Dupre, Unit 202 president, present a $600 check to Scott Felton,...
April 17, 2019 - 3:30am
April 16, 2019
Hackensack: Legion donates money, canned goods to food shelf
Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit 202 donated $300 to the Hackensack Food Shelf. The auxiliary also donated $165.66 collected from Legion...
April 16, 2019 - 2:30am
April 15, 2019
RiverWood bank impacts hunger locally
RiverWood Bank customers and employees donated nearly 3,000 pounds of food to local food shelves in nine northern and central Minnesota communities....
April 15, 2019 - 8:00am
April 13, 2019
Hackensack: Legion donates $500 to food shelf
Hackensack American Legion Post 202 donated $500 to the Hackensack Food Shelf. Shown is Cheri Westphal, of the food shelf, accepting a check...
April 13, 2019 - 10:00am
Senior series to address making a plan Tuesday in Pine River
St. Croix Hospice and Lutheran Social Services will address the topic, "We Can Help!" at the monthly "Old Age Is Not For Sissies-Get Prepared Senior Series" from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Pine River United Methodist Church. The program is free and will address making a plan....
April 13, 2019 - 6:30am
April 12, 2019
Hackensack: American Legion donates $10,000 for veteran housing
Hackensack American Legion Post 202 recently donated $10,000 for the veterans home to be constructed in Bemidji. Shown are Assistant Gambling...
April 12, 2019 - 7:30am
April 8, 2019
Grim's Grub: History lesson covers chemical leaveners
At one time in history, our European ancestors likely depended largely on yeast as a leavener. Many of our leavened baked goods today depend on a different leavener, called chemical leaveners, the primary one being baking soda. Baking soda is a salt known as sodium bicarbonate. In...
April 8, 2019 - 11:41pm
March 28, 2019
Faith Assembly of God groundbreaking service set
Faith Assembly of God Church of Pine River will host a groundbreaking service at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 31. The church was formed in May 1964, under the leadership of the Rev. Del Yetley. The congregation purchased the Farm Bureau Building at 510 First St. N. and enlarged the structure...
March 28, 2019 - 5:30am
February 24, 2019
Faith: The whole wide world
Wikipedia describes the song "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" as an "American spiritual." In the typical fashion of a spiritual, the song comes with a catchy tune, a lot of repetition and not particularly deep theology.
February 24, 2019 - 7:30am
November 1, 2018
Maple Hill Church to host deer hunters dinner Nov. 3
Maple Hill Lutheran Church in rural Pine River will host its annual deer hunters dinner on the opening day of the firearms deer hunting season, Saturday, Nov. 3. Serving will be from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The meal includes pork loin dinner, scalloped potatoes with ham, vegetable, rolls,...
November 1, 2018 - 6:30am
October 31, 2018
Paws and Claws Pets of the Week
This cuddly 1-year-old kitty, Macha, is known to carry on the best conversations and is named after the famous Irish Goddess because she is so...
October 31, 2018 - 6:00am
October 7, 2018
Faith: Life, civil rights and the human heart
I'm not a scientist. I'm not a medical doctor. But I am a pastor in the Catholic Christian Church - not cold hearted, not hateful, not "locked away in an ivory tower" and apart from God's people, but among them and loving them intensely, listening, conversing and walking with them....
October 7, 2018 - 7:30am