Pillager News


01/19/2018 07:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pillager crash injures 3 

The aftermath of the GMC Acadia involved in a two-vehicle crash at 11:09 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Highway 210 and Cass County Highway 1 in Pillager. West Brainerd Auto towed the vehicle off scene.


01/15/2018 08:22 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Benefit set for Pillager woman 

Randy and Kathy Lee take a Christmas photo in 2016. There will be a benefit for Kathy Lee Saturday in Pillager to help the family.


01/12/2018 09:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pillager fire chief leaves behind leadership and pride in department1 min ago 

Pillager Area Fire and Rescue Chief Randy Lee poses in front of a fire truck Thursday.


01/12/2018 07:02 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Firefighters free 18-year-old from crashed car 

Emergency personnel respond Thursday morning to a two-vehicle personal injury crash on Cass County Road 36, west of Baxter.


01/11/2018 12:16 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Operation Sandwich donates food to schools23 min ago 

Over 400 bags of non-perishable food items were collected and distributed to students in six different area school districts before the holiday break as part of the Operation Sandwich initiative.


01/09/2018 08:31 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pequot Lakes eighth-graders learn firsthand about careers 

Angela Sherack, of RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty, and Nancy Vogt, editor of the Echo Journal, answer Pequot Lakes eighth-graders' questions as part of a career panel Friday, Dec. 15. Submitted Photo Pequot Lakes eighth-graders had the chance to learn about a variety of careers firsthand when area volunteers from different professions participated in a career panel with the students at Pequot Lakes School. The goal of the Friday, Dec. 15, event was to help prepare youth for life after high school, said Amy Sjoblad, career adviser with Rural MN CEP Inc., who works with both Pequot Lakes and Pillager schools.


12/31/2017 11:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Subzero and stranded: Motorists rescued after running out of gas on MN forest road 

Two stranded Brainerd motorists were found after getting lost in the woods amid temperatures roughly 23 below zero early Sunday morning. Pillager Fire Chief Randy Lee said his firefighters were dispatched just after 3 a.m. Sunday to aid the Cass County sheriff's office in locating two stranded motorists who had gotten lost and run out of gas in the Pillsbury State Forest, north of Pillager.