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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves preliminary levy
Faces: Pequot Lakes police officer goes back to school as liaison
Making the Grade: Sept. 23, 2018
Police Blotter - Sept. 22, 2018
4 to be inducted in Pillager Hall of Fame
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Golf results - Sept. 20, 2018
PLHS students succeed on N.D. waterfowl hunt
High School Football: Failed PATs doom Patriots
Beargrease sled dog rerouted, shortened for 2019
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Senior Menus: Sept. 24-28, 2018
Faith: Unity in a divided nation
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Card games: Sept. 10-14, 2018
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
The Last Windrow: A time when people pulled together to save a town
Letter to the Editor: Andrews a wise choice in Crosslake
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
September 18, 2018
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
LE CENTER, Minn. — Lloyd Tiede never cries. "I have never seen my Dad cry besides when his father passed away," said Adrianna Tiede, Lloyd's...
September 18, 2018 - 11:30am
September 17, 2018
Pollinating as important as honey for beekeeping income
MEDINA, N.D. — All was quiet in the pasture until Chad Price and Brandon Weatherly started moving bee boxes. Then the persistent buzz in...
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am
September 16, 2018
Farm Bureau meeting set
The annual meeting of the Crow Wing County Farm Bureau will be Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Curling Building on the fairgrounds. Social hour is at 6 p.m. with a complimentary dinner at 7 p.m. and meeting at 8 p.m. Reservations and questions can be addressed to Rosanne Caughey at 218-831-3376....
September 16, 2018 - 4:30am
September 5, 2018
Rollag steam threshers reunion recriuts thousands of volunteers each year
ROLLAG, Minn. — It takes a staff of over 2,000 volunteers to keep the crowds entertained at the annual Western Minnesota Steam Threshers...
September 5, 2018 - 4:46pm
Minnesota Wheat Council seeks area board of directors candidates
The Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council is seeking candidates for three positions on its board of directors. Members of the Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council are elected to direct Minnesota wheat checkoff dollars to benefit wheat producers.
September 5, 2018 - 9:30am
August 22, 2018
Agriculture department now taking AGRI grant applications
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is taking applications for the Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation farm to school and farm to early care and education grants. The department will award up to $377,500 to eligible institutions to increase the use of Minnesota grown...
August 22, 2018 - 4:30am
August 6, 2018
A closer look at how tariffs work
Like many of you, I first learned about tariffs and the impacts on international trade and global economies from my history books. Now, one of...
August 6, 2018 - 7:08am
July 20, 2018
Testimony time extended for Minnesota ban on fall fertilizer rule
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota administrative law judge extended the time the state will receive public comments on a controversial proposal to regulate fall use of some crop fertilizers. Written comments now are due by 4:30 p.m. Aug. 15, about two weeks later than originally planned. Public...
July 20, 2018 - 5:33pm
June 11, 2018
More help needed to keep large animal vets in rural areas
What would you do without your local veterinarian? More and more farmers and ranchers are finding out as many current professionals who handle large animals are retiring and new replacements are harder to find.
June 11, 2018 - 8:14am
The Sorting Pen: With barn cats, as with farming, optimism is needed
On my first visit to my then-boyfriend's farm, some of the main things I remember are cats. There were cats at the barn, and cats on the steps....
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
Here a cluck, there a cluck: Backyard chickens bring satisfaction, challenges
I grow up on a North Dakota farm with beef cattle and small grains. No chickens, though, which was fine with me. Chickens are noisy and messy, and I wanted nothing to do with them. Still don't, never will. But a growing number of Americans think otherwise. Although firm statistics...
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
June 5, 2018
Thief River Falls dairy plant plans to shut down
THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN — A Thief River Falls dairy plant plans to shut down. More than 100 people will lose their jobs. But the economic...
June 5, 2018 - 9:02am
May 30, 2018
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
SEBEKA, Minn. — A central Minnesota couple is feeling a little like new parents after a rare birth on their farm. A cow gave birth to quadruplet...
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
May 26, 2018
Consumers, craft brewers behind shift that has barley growers, malters adjusting
FARGO—Stacked pallets filled with bags of malt line the back of Drekker Brewing Co. here and a fermenting aroma vaguely reminiscent of...
May 26, 2018 - 8:13am
May 14, 2018
Farmers say trade more important than new farm bill
WASHINGTON — While debate continues on the 2018 farm bill in Washington, a majority of farm groups say trade is a bigger issue for them...
May 14, 2018 - 6:00am