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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Fifty Lakes: Council, staff hold workshop to improve communications
Pine River-Backus: Yost claims spelling bee victory
Driving in winter - Here's how insurance and laws apply
Authorities arrest 2 girls in Hill City school threat
Police Blotter - Feb. 24, 2018
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Crosslake archers take third in Hawley
Boys Basketball: JV Patriots win one of two
Danecdotes: A force down low - Semmler, Rainwater anchor PR-B post game
Steven Carl Heins
Edna M. Isle
Larry D. Johnson
Elizabeth "Betty" C. Hyde
Sharon A. Klaseus
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
Card games: Feb. 24, 2018
NUUF to host LGBTQ panel Sunday
Effects of adverse childhood experiences topic of event Thursday
Cold weather car safety
Opinion: Billy Graham - Shaking his hand
As I See It: Easy or difficult
Opinion: Guns, opioids, alcohol, bad judgment and balance
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Danecdotes: Lenten sacrifice should be tough
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
February 12, 2018
What words were born the same year you were? Find out with this new tool.
If you were born in 1978, like yours truly was, then the year 2018 marks a significant milestone for you: You’re turning 40. Rather than feel...
February 12, 2018 - 2:32pm
Crosslake Communications to host tech seminar on the Cloud
Crosslake Communications will host a free technology seminar called "What is 'The Cloud?' and other Tips and Tricks" at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Crosslake Community Center. Staff from Crosslake Communications and Emily Cooperative Telephone Company will take a look into what...
February 12, 2018 - 10:30am
February 11, 2018
Tech Savvy: An automated future
When people describe the concerns surrounding automation, they're often in bleak, dystopian terms, typically filled with images of malicious...
February 11, 2018 - 6:00am
February 5, 2018
Tech Savvy: Wireless lock and key secures computer
It's always been my belief that there is no such thing as too much security, especially when it comes to your electronic and mobile devices....
February 5, 2018 - 1:09pm
January 28, 2018
Strategies for staying safe on social media suggested at YMCA
Accusations of sexual harassment by celebrities have dominated national headlines in recent months, but local parents may be more concerned about...
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am
January 16, 2018
CES: Sensors, robots and data rule: Tech show peeks into future
Imagine a sensor in clothing telling the thermostat to adjust the room temperature, or playing air guitar and really creating music, or watching...
January 16, 2018 - 10:00am
January 8, 2018
Digi-Key one step closer to breaking ground on $300 million expansion in northern Minn.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Mayor Brian Holmer said the Thief River Falls City Council recently approved the equivalent of an environmental...
January 8, 2018 - 8:03am
January 1, 2018
Seminar on Apple products offered Jan. 9 in Crosslake
Crosslake Communications and Emily Cooperative Telephone Company will hold a technology seminar titled Taking a Look at Apple Products at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Crosslake Community Center. The seminar will help participants gain confidence using Apple products and will include...
January 1, 2018 - 4:30am
December 21, 2017
How to squeeze a bit more use out of old screens and devices
Chances are, your household is starting to amass a decent collection of screens and devices as you buy the latest phones, tablets, laptops and...
December 21, 2017 - 5:54am
November 25, 2017
Pequot Lakes to see broadband improvements, faster internet
Higher internet speeds and better connections in Pequot Lakes is one of many projects from the city's Thriving Communities Initiative program...
November 25, 2017 - 11:00am
September 30, 2017
Minnesota Starwatch - October 2017: The Great Square of Pegasus rides high
October is known for its clear, crisp weather, so let's hope the pattern holds. Mars joined Venus in the morning sky about a month ago. The red...
September 30, 2017 - 7:00am
August 20, 2017
Tech Savvy: Do you have the proper eyewear to see Monday's rare event?
In case you haven't heard about it yet—people in the United States are in for a rare, scientific astronomical treat. A total solar eclipse...
August 20, 2017 - 5:00am
May 8, 2017
Crosslake Communications to offer tech seminars
Crosslake Communications and ECTC announce the return of free monthly educational seminars that will take place at 10 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Crosslake Community Center. Managing your Photos and Files: This one-hour class will be offered Tuesday, May 9. Learn...
May 8, 2017 - 6:50am
December 9, 2016
Survey says: Information glut no problem for most Americans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most Americans do not see "information overload" as a problem for them despite the explosion of internet data and images,...
December 9, 2016 - 10:18am
May 16, 2016
Twitter to eliminate photos and links in character count
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc users will soon have more flexibility in writing tweets because the company plans to stop including photos and links...
May 16, 2016 - 4:10pm