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Pequot Lakes

August 19, 2017
Residents, visitors and motorists in Pequot Lakes can now access Patriot Avenue/old Highway 371 from the south using the new Highway 371/Patriot Avenue reduced conflict intersection. Click picture to view the entire map image.
New intersection opens in Pequot Lakes
August 19, 2017 - 8:00am
August 12, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area
August 12, 2017 - 6:00am
August 8, 2017
Reader Opinion: Restoring faith
August 8, 2017 - 7:30am
August 7, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area
August 7, 2017 - 7:00am
August 6, 2017
From left: Ray and Sally Steffens, Wanda and Bob McKee, and Carol and John Archambo, all residents of Lower Hay Lake and friends for more than 40 years, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversaries together with a mass at St. Alice Catholic Church in Pequot Lakes, Minn., Thursday, July 20.
Three couples celebrate 65th anniversaries together
August 6, 2017 - 6:30am
August 4, 2017
Ed Larsen
Former mayor, commissioner and area educator dies
August 4, 2017 - 10:58am
August 3, 2017
Rollover injures driver
August 3, 2017 - 9:55am
August 1, 2017
David Erwin Delong
Man pleads guilty in sexual assault of woman in assisted living facility
August 1, 2017 - 9:43am
July 20, 2017
Reader Opinion: Bean Hole Days
July 20, 2017 - 6:30am
July 14, 2017
Art by Pequot Lakes High School students stands in Trailside Park. At left, "Wolves with Mountains and a Music Rainbow" by Holly Schiessel, Allison Francis and Naarah Neumann. In the middle, "Mandala with Colorful Background" by Alison Sommerness. At right, "Girl With the Planets" by Lyndsey Johnson and Cydney Philiposian. Forum News Service
Pequot Lakes students show off their art in park exhibit
July 14, 2017 - 9:00am
This photo taken by then-editor Louis Hoglund was published in the June 11, 1987, Country Echo newspaper with the following caption: Bunyan’s Bobber materializes: Gene Jones and Dave Heidinger of Maguire Iron Works, a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, water tower specialist firm, roll on white paint, creating the top half of the “World’s Largest Fishing Bobber.”
Iconic bobber water tower marks 30 years in central Minn. community
July 14, 2017 - 8:30am
July 12, 2017
Kirk Larson (left) and Tim Hidde guide the last pot of beans into a bed of hot coals Tuesday at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes. The tradition of Bean Hole Days traces its roots back to 1938, when bankers placed an iron kettle of beans in the ground to thank area farmers. Hundreds of people will line up at noon Wednesday for their free bowl of beans for the 30th consecutive year.  Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
PHOTO: Lowering The Beans
July 12, 2017 - 3:00am
June 28, 2017
Fourth of July fireworks light up the night sky in this file photo from past celebrations in the lakes area.
Finding fun on the Fourth of July
June 28, 2017 - 7:00am
June 23, 2017
Softball: Pequot wins Grand Rapids tourney
June 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 20, 2017
Echo Journal File Photo
The 100-foot-tall Pequot Lakes fire tower is closed to the public.
Pequot Lakes: Fire tower closed to public
June 20, 2017 - 11:13am