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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Agendas - Sept. 23
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves preliminary levy
Faces: Pequot Lakes police officer goes back to school as liaison
Making the Grade: Sept. 23, 2018
Police Blotter - Sept. 22, 2018
Basketball: Clinics at CLC scheduled in October
Area Female Athlete: Wynn helps put the W in PR-B
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Golf results - Sept. 20, 2018
PLHS students succeed on N.D. waterfowl hunt
Judith K. Lapke
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Coming Monday: No one dies alone
Grim's Grub: Let's shake things up a bit
Dear daughters, from Mom
Senior Menus: Sept. 24-28, 2018
Faith: Unity in a divided nation
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
September 22, 2018
Economic boom in Nisswa's future with Grand View expansion
NISSWA—"Grand View does it again. It's as simple as that." With a nearly $50 million expansion project in the works, Nisswa's Grand View...
September 22, 2018 - 5:00am
September 19, 2018
Tapping Duluth's brewing history
DULUTH — As a longtime beer salesman, Pete Clure is happy to be a cog in the local scene — even if the craft beer explosion has intruded...
September 19, 2018 - 11:22am
September 5, 2018
Progress: Dogs go full tilt at Full Tilt Agility Training: Canines come excited, leave exhausted
They jump amazing lengths. They scurry through collapsible tunnels. They bark when they are excited. They listen to their handlers' commands....
September 5, 2018 - 8:36am
September 3, 2018
Our Opinion: Celebrating Progress in the Brainerd area
Brainerd lakes area businesses have a lot to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. The economy is in a turnaround, new businesses are opening, unemployment is at historic low levels and jobs are there for those who seek them. It's a spectacular turnaround from the Great Recession of a...
September 3, 2018 - 5:30am
August 23, 2018
Minnesota minimum wage to rise on Jan. 1
ST. PAUL — The 219,000 Minnesotans paid minimum wage will get a raise Jan. 1. State officials announced Thursday, Aug. 23, that employees...
August 23, 2018 - 10:58am
August 18, 2018
The Last Windrow: A short history of a 'real' small business
I've done a lot of things in my life. What I am about to write took 30 years, the bulk of the air I have breathed. It was a good span. None of us know when we graduate from high school what the future might bring. Although the speakers at our graduations advise us to be studious,...
August 18, 2018 - 7:30am
August 17, 2018
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
NISSWA—With their interparty rivals eliminated in the primary, Minnesota's remaining gubernatorial candidates can turn their attention...
August 17, 2018 - 10:01pm
Cloquet businessman to fight deportation
CLOQUET , Minn. — A man known for his involvement in a popular Cloquet restaurant was deported to Mexico this week but will petition for re-entry into the United States, his wife said Friday, Aug. 17. Pedro Aranda, 42, is back in his home country after being arrested by U.S....
August 17, 2018 - 7:45pm
Letter to the editor: Support our community
I know there has been a great deal of dissension in Pequot Lakes over the past few months, and I also know everyone probably feels they are doing what is best for our community. That being said, it was brought to my attention by a visitor in our community that when they asked where...
August 17, 2018 - 8:30am
August 14, 2018
Pine River welcomes CanvasTech
The Pine River Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed CanvasTech, a new businesses to Pine River. Rick Low owns the business that specializes...
August 14, 2018 - 6:00am
August 13, 2018
Pine River welcomes Freeze Dry Company, Inc.
The Pine River Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Freeze Dry Company, Inc., a new business to Pine River. Scott Peterson and Todd Saatzer...
August 13, 2018 - 6:00am
July 21, 2018
Crosslake couple has the 'Jitterz' - Ice cream, coffee shop opens in former Chocolate Ox location
The Funks are at it again. Known for embarking on various business endeavors in town, Crosslake's Jim and Catharine Funk have yet another project...
July 21, 2018 - 4:00am
July 15, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Malecha returns to her first business location - opens Timeless Appeal in former grocery store spot
From groceries to crafts and antiques, Pequot Lakes resident Cathy Malecha has seen several different sides of the retail business. After taking...
July 15, 2018 - 6:00am
July 11, 2018
A family affair? The Dispatch wants to hear from you
With many long-standing businesses in the Brainerd lakes area, we know many are family-owned. Who works with Mom or Dad, or perhaps a spouse,...
July 11, 2018 - 10:13am
July 8, 2018
Area Dining: A southern infusion is happening at Cragun's
EAST GULL LAKE—Food fusion. Seems like a funny term until you meet Wayd Lovaas, the new executive chef at Cragun's Resort in East Gull...
July 8, 2018 - 8:00am