Pequot Lakes News

03/23/2018 07:54 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Unitarian Universalist minister to share overseas experiences11 min ago 

The Rev. Eric Northard, Northwoods Unitarian Universalist minister and teacher from Grand Rapids, will present "Bridging Cultures, Building Peace" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Tiny Sprouts Daycare in Pequot Lakes.

03/22/2018 08:14 AM  ~~~Source~~~
3. Pequot Lakes: Businesses seek to reopen discussion of signs on Highway 371 

"The businesses are down significantly all across town, and this is a significant issue for the businesses," Chris Monroe, Pequot Lakes Chamber director told the commission.

03/22/2018 05:48 AM  ~~~Source~~~
5 min ago 

The Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Scotty and Betty Skarohlid, new owners of the Timber Ridge Restaurant and Resort on Sibley Lake in Pequot.

03/21/2018 05:55 PM  ~~~Source~~~
1. Pequot Lakes man wins his appeal on drug sale case 

A Pequot Lakes man's conviction on a charge of felony third-degree sale of narcotics was overturned by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

03/19/2018 05:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Area students participate in regional spelling bee 

Danika Dik, Erin Kempka, Madeleine Hoag and Randall Yost competed Wednesday, March 7, in the Lakes Spelling Bee at the National Joint Powers Alliance center in Staples.

03/11/2018 03:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
3 min 29 sec ago 

As many of you know, not only am I mayor of Pequot Lakes, but I'm very involved in the Pequot Lakes Community Library .

03/11/2018 10:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Cheesehead Chatter: A history lesson through journalism35 min ago 

History has never been my thing. It was never one of my favorite subjects in school, and I always had to put in a lot of effort to do well on history exams, from middle school all the way through college.

03/10/2018 06:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - March 10, 2018 

ANIMAL BITE: Report on Feb. 28 at 3:58 p.m. of a dog bite on Pelican Lake Road in Merrifield.

03/08/2018 02:59 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Firefighters called to Timber Creek 

Firefighters climb to the roof of Timber Creek rustic furniture in Jenkins while an Ideal Fire Department ladder truck stands by Thursday morning, March 8. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal Pequot Lakes firefighters were called to Timber Creek rustic furniture in Jenkins just after 10 a.m. Thursday, March 8. The Ideal Fire Department was called for its ladder truck, and Pine River firefighters were called for water.

03/08/2018 12:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cass County Board: Board considers 'opportunity zones,' highway expansions17 min ago 

The new Highway 371 interchange at Crow Wing County Road 11 in Pequot Lakes, includes tear-drop roundabout accesses.

03/07/2018 08:35 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Linda Dryden Vocal Music miniFest set March 7 

The third annual Linda Dryden Vocal Music miniFest will be Wednesday, March 7, in the Central Lakes College gymnasium in Brainerd. The day begins with a vocal master class from 10 a.m. to noon, involving 200 area high school students joining CLC vocal music students, members of The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota and community members.

03/07/2018 11:23 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - March 7 

Report at 7:13 p.m. Sunday of caller seeing lights or laser sights shining in his window. Caller was taken to the emergency room for an evaluation.

03/07/2018 06:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Regional Co-op Coalition launches 'Why Co-ops' education campaign 

Designed to engage food consumers with the value co-ops have to offer and why consumers might want to stop, shop and possibly join one of the six regional food co-ops currently participating in the coalition.

03/06/2018 11:25 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Smokey says...12 min ago 

Smokey Bear proclaims low wildfire danger amongst a backdrop of snow-covered trees in Pequot Lakes, Monday, March 5, 2018.

03/05/2018 09:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Waiting for a Mentor: Give the gift of mentoring to 9-year-old girl 

OK, well not quite, but birds, rabbits, dogs, hedgehogs and-wait for it-brothers! This is life for 9-year-old Nikki! She and her family love animals, but having such a busy household leaves Nikki wanting some time to herself. She would love to have a mentor, and thinks finding a female mentor with a daughter would be a perfect fit! Nikki enjoys drawing, reading, singing and riding a bike.