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Dan Determan

Sports Writer / Staff Writer

Dan Determan has been a reporter for the Echo Journal since 2014, primarily covering sports at Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus.

He also covers general and government stories in the City of Breezy Point and the Pequot Lakes School District.

He grew up in Browerville, Minnesota, and graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in history and a minor in mass communication.

Prior to joining the Echo Journal, he spent two years as sports editor for the West Fargo Pioneer.

He can be reached at dan.determan@pineandlakes.com. Follow him on Facebook and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/@PEJ_Dan.

PEQUOT LAKES – The East Grand Forks Green Wave were unable to find the end zone in its season-opening game, falling to Pequot Lakes 28-5 on Thursday, Sept. 1.
Camp Knutson on the Whitefish Chain has long served campers with disabilities, but last week it catered to a new group with Camp Norden, a four-day camp for children affected by cancer.
After a video on inclusivity narrated by Superintendent Chris Lindholm made the rounds and drew outcry from some community members last week, the Pequot Lakes School Board invited the public to hear the board’s thoughts on the situation during its monthly work session Monday, April 12.
One of three spruce trees was cut down and stolen from Nisswa's roundabout on Tuesday, Dec. 29.
“We were feeling that everybody is a little stuck right now, and could use some joy and excitement.”
Deborah Best and Darel Murphy are known for their Christmas light displays. This year, they have gone bigger than they ever have before.
90-year-old Breezy Point man and his grandson visiting from Dallas now have a fishing story to share forever after catching giant fish on a Longville area lake.