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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Breezy Point couple's daughter wins title
Agendas - July 22
The Regional Report: National Guard lawsuit ends; council floats sales tax hike in Little Falls
Ideal Green Market hosts annual meeting
Backus fly-in pancake breakfast set
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
Faith: Permanent marks
Senior Menus: July 23-27, 2018
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
The Cracker Barrel: Sweet summertime
From the Lefthand Corner: Big Trump and little Trump - Panderers both
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
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
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 8, 2018
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
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
May 13, 2018
Lake Country Faces: Vavpotic stands out from the crowd - PLHS senior receives Rising Star award
Pequot Lakes senior Colette Vavpotic doesn't let anything hold her back from success. Her positivity, strong work ethic and determination to...
May 13, 2018 - 7:00am
May 8, 2018
Pequot Lakes athlete shines on and off the field - Young receives Rising Star award
Dedication, positivity and the ability to overcome obstacles are some of the qualities that set Pequot Lakes senior Austin Young apart from his...
May 8, 2018 - 7:00am
May 5, 2018
Faces: Mad Hatter to study theater in college
Unlike many who try out for a play, Erika Soukup didn't want the lead in this year's Pine River-Backus Community Education production of "Alice...
May 5, 2018 - 5:00am
April 13, 2018
Lake Country Faces: First-time actress hits center stage as Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz'
After auditioning for the "smallest roles" she could think of, Pequot Lakes High School junior Elizabeth Blaeser never expected to be in the...
April 13, 2018 - 9:00am
April 8, 2018
Working Together Coalition coordinator, Rogosheske, gets reacquainted with her hometown of Pine River
In 2004, Heather Rogosheske (then Frederick) graduated from Pine River-Backus High School and prepared to learn floral design at Central Lakes...
April 8, 2018 - 5:00am
April 1, 2018
Faces: Wallin marks 50th year teaching firearm safety
Calvin Wallin has taught firearm safety in Pequot Lakes since Lyndon B. Johnson was president. He has taught nearly 2,000 students, including...
April 1, 2018 - 7:00am
March 25, 2018
New York native spent nearly 40 years as pastor in Minnesota - Milo to retire from Gloria Dei in May
Culture shock came in full force for Pastor Frank Milo when he first came to Minnesota. A native of the Bronx, New York City, Milo - pastor at...
March 25, 2018 - 9:00am
March 16, 2018
Faces: At 80, St. Patrick's Day parade grand marshal Doerfler says activity is key to long life
"I've been involved in so many super things with so many different people. That's why I just want to keep going," said Joe Doerfler, of Crosslake....
March 16, 2018 - 9:00am
Lake Country Faces: English teacher acts out one of her favorite books - Johnson to make Pequot Lakes stage debut
Suspense, drama, thrill. Agatha Christie's sinister novel "And Then There Were None" has it all. It even has enough to call Karla Johnson - English...
February 16, 2018 - 9:45am
January 28, 2018
Lake Country Faces: Jamaican student embraces Minnesota winter
Drastic weather patterns and seasonal changes in the lakes area have made for an eventful 10 months for Jamaican student Jaydie-Ann Cooper, who...
January 28, 2018 - 5:00am