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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - Oct. 20, 2018
Schaefer's Foods seeks scenic photos for 2019 calendar
Lessard-Sams council recommends local projects for funding
Legal clinic for veterans set
PR-B Community Education offers variety of classes
Emily Greens Champions
Just keep swimming: Octogenarian keeps up cold water aquatics started in her youth
Volleyball: 7th-grade Patriots take Mid-State crown
High School Football: Green Wave washes over Patriots
Inside the Outdoors: 'f/8, and Be There'
Paul G. Jensen
Gerald (Red) Moeller
Allen J. Skochenski
Rose Arleen Hanson
Give blood to help cancer patients
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
Card games: Oct. 8-12, 2018
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Survivor advises others to get 3D mammogram
The Last Windrow: It's a special time of year in Minnesota
Letter to the editor: Voters should elect Goddard
Letter to the editor: Voters encouraged to vote Goddard
Letter to the editor: Managing change in Crosslake
Letter to the editor: CWC needs Barrows, Brekken
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 20, 2018
Kate Wulf- Mathew Spaan
Births: Oct. 14, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: Sept. 30, 2018
October 7, 2018
Listen, because it's important
I'm sitting in the airport in Minneapolis waiting for a flight to take me up and out of this city, back home to resume life as normal. I came...
October 7, 2018 - 8:00am
September 23, 2018
Dear daughters, from Mom
Dear daughters, While I type this, I'm sitting in the living room. Rosie, you're crawling around the floor, picking up things to put in your...
September 23, 2018 - 6:45am
September 15, 2018
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Dear Carol: My wife's in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I've gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing...
September 15, 2018 - 9:22am
August 16, 2018
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — One hundred years after the end of World War I, a Minnesota veteran finally received his Purple Heart. On Saturday,...
August 16, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 17, 2018
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
Margo Fortune was lucky to have the father she did because the thought of her late dad makes her smile and what he told her stuck with her—even...
June 17, 2018 - 6:00am
June 16, 2018
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
FARGO — As the final bell rings for the 2017-18 school year, parents and children are looking for more freedom. Parental concerns about...
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
June 7, 2018
Pine River-Backus Family Center lists upcoming events
Following are upcoming events at the Pine River-Backus Family Center. Wonderful Wednesdays: Wonderful Wednesdays is offered for children ages 3-5 (must be 3 by Sept. 1, 2017) and children who were not in kindergarten this past year. The program runs from 9-11 a.m. June 13-Aug. 1 at...
June 7, 2018 - 6:30am
June 3, 2018
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
Well, it's officially gardening season around here, which means the friendly competition I have with my dad about who is better at keeping the...
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
May 13, 2018
A mother's love: Celebrating moms on Mother's Day
Mom was right. Then again, Mother was always right even—she'd be the first to say—when her kids often believe she was wrong or just...
May 13, 2018 - 6:00am
May 11, 2018
Mother's kindness ripples further than realize
There is a woman in my town who does a lot of good. I mean A LOT. She and her husband have been blessed with a successful local business, and...
May 11, 2018 - 6:11am
May 10, 2018
Lillie Pearo, a Pequot Lakes firefighter and financial adviser with Stroot, Schumer & Associates, offers treats and educational information to...
May 10, 2018 - 4:30am
May 6, 2018
Relishing the signs of spring, whether good or bad
Throw open the doors and bring out that old book that props up your window. Let the sun in and the breeze blow through the house because I...
May 6, 2018 - 9:38am
May 5, 2018
Treatments can help maintain quality of life
Dear Carol: My dad is 86 and quite healthy other than his eyes. Recently, he developed the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
May 5, 2018 - 8:35am
April 14, 2018
Kicking up dust on the road of life
We live on gravel roads that stretch like ribbons along pasture land dotted with black cattle. As we kick up dust beneath our pickup tires heading...
April 14, 2018 - 8:25am
April 3, 2018
Despite faults, Facebook helps recall my kids' childhood
FARGO — Facebook has been in the news a lot lately, and not for good reasons. The recent revelations about the Cambridge Analytica data...
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am