Pineandlakes Echo Journal
The Pequot Lakes Library will sell gently used children's books for 50 cents each from 3-5:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, during the Santa's Bobbin' Into Town event. The sale will take place at the Jack Pine Center near where Santa will greet children from 4-5:45 p.m. Look over the books while waiting for Santa or preparing to enjoying the $4 children's meal at the Hungry Loon Café. Any books not sold will be moved to the library the next day.
Pequot Lakes eighth grader Josie Harguth is a member of this year's Brainerd/Pequot Lakes gymnastics team, which opens the season at Alexandria on Thursday, Dec. 6. Tessa Poorker is head coach for the Warriors while Anna Rogers and Jessica Lofrano-Larson are assistant coaches. Brainerd/PL, which competes in the Central Lakes Conference and in Section 8-2A, will host the Warrior Holiday Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 15. December 6 - Brainerd/Pequot at Alexandria, 6 p.m.
60 years ago, Dec. 5, 1958 (Headline) John Kater called by death Friday; final rites held Monday (Headline) Thieves break into Backus School over weekend (Headline) Backus dial phone system becomes operative Sunday, Dec. 7 50 years ago, Dec. 6, 1968 (Headline) Dene Taylors to observe 25th Wedding Anniversary (Headline) North Crosslake firemen's wives to sponsor tea (Headline) Burglars hit four cabins on Pelican Lake Sunday 25 years ago, Dec. 2, 1993 (Headline) Beaver Baffler saves bucks
DECEMBER Through 31 Sertoma Winter Wonderland, Northland Arboretum, Brainerd 6 Taste of the Holidays, 4-7 p.m., Schaefer's Foods, Nisswa 6-7 Radiothon to End Child Abuse 6-8 Brainerd Community Theatre: "Bill W. and Dr. Bob," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 2 p.m. Dec. 8, Dryden Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd 7 Jenkins tree-lighting ceremony, 5 p.m., Veterans Park 7-9 Pequot Lakes High School: "A Christmas Carol," 7 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9, Pequot Lakes High School auditorium 8 Gull Lake Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl 8 Pine River Shop Local Day
Caroling and cookies A caroling and cookies event will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at Senior Class Care in Pequot Lakes. Taste of the Holidays Schaefer's Foods of Nisswa will host its annual Taste of the Holidays from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, with proceeds benefiting the Nisswa Winter Jubilee event. Sample food and beverage items from every grocery department for a minimum donation of $5 per person. 'A Christmas Carol'
Eighth-grade netminder Kate Stephens tallied nine saves for the Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team as they defeated the Crookston Pirates 3-0 on Thursday, Nov. 29. It was the first shutout for Stephens in her varsity career. Caitlyn Gutzman scored two goals for the Lightning, both in the first period, while Savannah Abear scored the other in the second period of the non-conference victory. Ari LeMieur tallied two assists in the game. Crookston 0 0 0—0 Northern Lakes 2 1 0—3
Pequot Lakes High School will host a "play school" Tuesdays through Fridays, Dec. 11-Jan. 11 (but not the week of Dec. 25) in Room G102 of the school. Children must be toilet trained and able to separate from their parents to participate. Children should arrive by 10:10 a.m. and be picked up promptly at 11 a.m. Children do not need to attend every day, but scheduling is easier if absences are announced ahead of time.
A two-vehicle crash on State Highway 371 south of Pequot Lakes temporarily slowed traffic down to single-lane in the highway's northbound lanes on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 5. Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash, as did the Pequot Lakes Fire Department and North Memorial Ambulance.
Shane Donovan and Josh Lelwica netted the only two goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning in a 7-2 loss to the Chisago Lakes Wildcats Friday, Nov. 30 in a non-conference match. Dylan Mesenbrink, Tucker Jobe and Caiden Kjelstrom each recorded an assist in the game. Northern Lakes was outshot 33-27 with Lightning goalie Sam LeMieur making 26 saves. Chisago Lakes 4 2 1—7 Northern Lakes 0 0 2—2
Pine River-Backus School's first Relay For Life will be Friday, Dec. 7, with events to last through the day. For students, the fight starts at 1 p.m. with speaker Stacy Erholtz, of Pequot Lakes, a cancer survivor who made national news thanks to an experimental measles vaccine treatment. Students will then take to the hallways to walk the relay.