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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - July 21, 2018
Applications for school safety grants open Aug. 29
Horseback rider injured in Pillsbury State Forest
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
Rollover injures Little Falls man: Alcohol believed to be factor in crash
Golf Results - July 19, 2018
PL fall sign-up meeting Aug. 6
Danecdotes: North Stars seeking mentor families for young athletes
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
Donald J. Watson
John Leslie Orr
There's still plenty of planting season left
Card games: July 9-13, 2018
Southern Minnesota jet charter company flies stranded family home from Costa Rica
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovations
National youth speaker to be at Crosslake church Sunday
Guest Column: Wisdom of the Plain Old Toastmaster
The Last Windrow: How did we survive with no warning labels?
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
Kindness can save lives
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 19, 2018
Central Minnesota woman dies four years after losing 4-year-old daughter to rare strain of E. coli
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — Four years ago, Karen Odens buried her precious 4-year-old daughter. Now, friends and family are mourning the death...
July 19, 2018 - 10:58am
July 15, 2018
Faces: 50 years on stage - Professional, community actor now entertains in Pequot Lakes
Some people have nightmares about falling or drowning or being chased by unpleasant creatures. Rich Dreissig's greatest nightmare is a little...
July 15, 2018 - 4:00am
July 13, 2018
Minnesota's longest-lived person turns 111
Minnesota's oldest living person added another candle to her birthday cake. Evelyn Kleine turned 111 years old Wednesday. She was born July 11,...
July 13, 2018 - 9:00am
July 8, 2018
Kinship Partners Match of the Month: Pequot Lakes match based on trust, respect
Kinship Partners honors Carol Hansen and Kaydince "Kaydi" Jordan, both of Pequot Lakes, as its Match of the Month. They were matched in February...
July 8, 2018 - 9:00am
Faces: From children's theater to center stage, Pequot Lakes actress leads upcoming 'Bus Stop' play
The stage has always called Brianna Engels' name. "I think I was probably destined to be a performer in some way," the community theater actress...
July 8, 2018 - 5:00am
July 1, 2018
Lake Country Faces: There's a new concierge in town - Yerbich to bring new business to Crosslake
Whether it's in Seattle, Bemidji or Crosslake, Diana Yerbich can be found working in the service industry. "I like working with people, and I'm...
July 1, 2018 - 5:00am
June 17, 2018
Lake Country Faces: Meier ends career on positive note
After 34 years with the Pine River-Backus School District, teacher Nancy Meier was perfectly qualified to retire. A bout with cancer approximately...
June 17, 2018 - 7:00am
June 14, 2018
Century celebration - Pine River woman marks her 100th birthday
Fire engines were pulled by horses, kids ran outside when they heard the popcorn man coming, and the United States was recovering from World...
June 14, 2018 - 5:00am
June 8, 2018
Kindness crosses a variety of comfort zones
FARGO — I'm a pretty outgoing person. There are certainly things that heighten my anxiety, but talking to strangers isn't one of them....
June 8, 2018 - 6:42am
June 6, 2018
After viral Minnesota obituary fallout, local newspapers reveal the screening process behind them
So, many of us share our bucket list or end of life wishes with family. Now, you might want to talk with them about your obituary. The Redwood...
June 6, 2018 - 4:54pm
June 5, 2018
'This world is a better place without her': A Minn. family's bitter final send-off to their mother
WILLMAR, Minn. -- An angry obituary published this week in the Redwood Falls Gazette has gone viral around the world. The obituary was removed...
June 5, 2018 - 1:09pm
June 3, 2018
Developmentally disabled, special needs community volunteer
Program specialist Debby Felske knows that looks can be deceiving, especially as an administrator at Oakridge Woodview, which provides residential...
June 3, 2018 - 6:00am
May 30, 2018
Jim Sherwood remembered for plants and flowers, music
Jim Sherwood, longtime owner of The Treehouse nursery in Pequot Lakes and G&S Plants in Pine River, is being remembered for his talent with plants...
May 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 27, 2018
Lake Country Faces: Moen to retire after almost 20 years
Don Moen, teacher at the Pine river-Backus Alternative Learning Center, is retiring at the end of the school year, wrapping up 19 years with...
May 27, 2018 - 7:00am
May 22, 2018
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