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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
Local high school juniors recognized for leadership and community service
Republican senators introduce legislation to support Minnesota mining and reduce household water costs
Police Blotter - March 17, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council nixes idea for new maintenance facility location
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 15, 2018
Girls basketball: Rails eliminate Patriot girls
Turkeys trot along 210
North Stars fall to New Ulm
Virgil Frank Lundberg
Ricki Gene Huber
Eugene L. Odash
Brian B Eide
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
Card games: March 5-9, 2018
Chef's Hat: Sweet potatoes provide a twist on tater tots
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Corks have significant impact on wine
The Last Windrow: Remembering the 'Rat Man'
Letter to the Editor: Popular vote should overrule Electoral College
Living longer means seniors often care for parents
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to loon center supporters
Vogt's Notes: Read your community newspaper to be an informed citizen
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
March 17, 2018
Chasing the American dream: Homebuyers face hurdles
Homeownership seems out of reach for Amy Kielmeyer. Saddled with about $80,000 in student debt, the University of North Dakota lecturer rents...
16 hours 58 min ago
Drink milk -- and save a farm
GRAND FORKS — U.S. dairy farmers work 365 days a year to provide the most nutritious, natural, local, farm-to-table drink. It's milk, found...
19 hours 5 min ago
March 14, 2018
Red Lake votes to remove Enbridge pipelines
RED LAKE, Minn.—The Red Lake Tribal Council voted Tuesday, March 13, to remove Enbridge-owned oil pipelines from its land. The unanimous...
March 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
March 13, 2018
Brainerd businesses brace for downtown street project
For 123 businesses within the "critical area" in downtown Brainerd—or, businesses situated near the South Sixth Street construction project—it...
March 13, 2018 - 6:00am
March 10, 2018
Andy's expands to Merrifield
Food is the focus of the new Andy's Bar and Grill in Merrifield, according to business partner Ashley Money. The Crosslake flagship location...
March 10, 2018 - 9:00am
Walters opens Black Bear Outdoor Power Specialties
Tom Walters, former owner of the bowling alley in Pine River for 23 years, has reverted to a passion he had long before getting into the business...
March 10, 2018 - 3:00am
March 9, 2018
400 heads for sale in Pine River - Organic gardening company opens
A growing business is about to sell the first fruits, or veggies, of its labor before most gardeners have started sprouting seeds. Veggys, an...
March 9, 2018 - 5:00am
March 7, 2018
Large power users have own idea to meet future power needs in Minnesota
DULUTH—Northland mining, paper and energy companies are giving a hard pass to Minnesota Power's proposed natural gas plant. What's more,...
March 7, 2018 - 6:06pm
Impact Grant offered by Operation Round-up
Crow Wing Power Community Trust (Operation Round-Up) is offering an impact grant of up to $12,000. The purpose of the grant will be to give a boost to a unique project/program, organization or community and insure its success. Applicants must show that this one-time grant would have...
March 7, 2018 - 8:30am
Operation Round Up donations distributed
Since Operation Round-Up's inception in late 1996, more than $3.3 million has been donated to community projects and programs in Cass, Crow Wing and Morrison counties. Operation Round Up is funded by participating members of Crow Wing Power who allow the cooperative to round up their...
March 7, 2018 - 3:30am
March 6, 2018
Citing a 'personnel matter,' three top executives from Essentia Health leave staff
Three of the top executives at Essentia Health have left the health system. Jeff Korsmo, Tracy Miland and Bob Brigham "are no longer with Essentia...
March 6, 2018 - 4:59pm
March 3, 2018
Madden's to open two restaurants in 2018
Madden's on Gull Lake, an award-winning resort and vacation destination located on Gull Lake, will open for it's 89th season on April 20 with...
March 3, 2018 - 6:00pm
March 2, 2018
Local groups among 39 energy grants
The Clean Energy Resources Teams have announced that Rural Renewable Energy Alliance of Backus and the Crosslake Lutheran Church have been recipient of two of 36 seed grants issued by CERTS in 2018. CERTS awarded $4,000 to RREAL for their Making Solar Accessible for Habitat for Humanity...
March 2, 2018 - 9:30am
February 26, 2018
Minn. invention Barn Boss cuts turkey trot
APPLETON, Minn. — If necessity is the mother of invention, then tom turkeys are fathers of Barn Boss, an invention designed to make working...
February 26, 2018 - 7:03am
February 25, 2018
Minnesota Chamber outlines legislative priorities
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce launched its legislative agenda at its annual Session Priorities event Tuesday, outlining initiatives to grow the state's economy for the benefit of all Minnesotans. Four major priorities will frame the Minnesota Chamber's lobbying at the Capitol....
February 25, 2018 - 6:30am