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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
198 pounds of marijuana seized on I-94
Reclaiming the future for ruffed grouse
Little Falls resident with 'heart of gold' wins $1 million
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Wrestling: Road Crew takes 3 of 4 - Team sweeps home triangular
Girls hockey: Lightning victorious in St. Paul
Girls basketball: Tigers win three straight
JV Patriots top Proctor
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
Norbert J. Schefers
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Faith: Pecan pie
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
The Last Windrow: The story of Clausey Sands
Opinion: A snapshot does not tell the whole story
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
August 25, 2017
Sleep genes: Heredity plans bigger role in need for sleep
Thanks Mom and Dad. Recent genetic studies suggest the early-riser or "don't talk to me before noon" mentality is heredity, according to the...
August 25, 2017 - 10:38am
August 14, 2017
Swimmer's itch is getting under our skin - uncomfortable but harmless 'duck itch'
You can't see them when you step out of the water after a swim, but boy can you feel them later. Swimmer's itch (cercarial dermatitis)—also...
August 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 19, 2017
Bikini-friendly beverages: Enjoy these beers and seltzers without guilt
During summer, Midwesterners enjoy a warm lake breeze as the sun beats down onto their bronzed skin. Beachbodies make an appearance thanks to...
July 19, 2017 - 12:10pm
July 11, 2017
5 tips for staying active and healthy in the post-work years
DULUTH, Minn. — Your retirement date is approaching, and you're looking forward to the new you. You've never had the time before, but...
July 11, 2017 - 9:17am
July 10, 2017
Enjoy the outdoors and protect your skin from the sun
Growing up in southern Minnesota the summer days of Raymond Kieffer's youth were spent baling hay, trimming trees and as a roofer—all of...
July 10, 2017 - 1:45pm
June 9, 2017
Despite a rare cancer diagnosis and $12,000-a-month medication, this couple is staying positive
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - When the oncologist entered the room on October 7, 2015, she posed one question to Seth Lardy. "She goes, 'How are you still...
June 9, 2017 - 1:04pm
May 10, 2017
How to protect yourself from the sun and spot signs of skin cancer
Many of us in the upper Midwest hungrily soak up the sweet, short summer. We rush out the door, not wanting to lose even one hour of sunshine....
May 10, 2017 - 1:55pm
May 4, 2017
Health Department expands measles vaccination advice
With 41 confirmed cases of measles in Hennepin, Ramsey and Crow Wing counties, and more cases likely in the current outbreak, state health officials...
May 4, 2017 - 1:31pm
April 12, 2017
Fun Easter recipes bring holiday hoppiness
FARGO — Easter is just around the corner. Do you know what you're bringing to the in-laws' house? In a world driven by Pinterest, ordinary...
April 12, 2017 - 11:25am
February 21, 2017
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation awards $21,600 in Community Health Grants
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation is able to impact the lives of patients, staff, and community through good stewardship by recently awarding more than $21,000 through Community Health Initiative Grants. The following are some of the impacts made through the St. Joseph's Foundation....
February 21, 2017 - 3:55pm
February 8, 2017
Weighing in on 'Whole 30' diet trend
FARGO — If the average American is told they need to go one month without eating processed foods, grains, dairy, beans, legumes, sugar...
February 8, 2017 - 10:06am
December 12, 2016
Rural U.S. babies hardest hit by opiate addiction at birth
(Reuters Health) - As a growing number of U.S. babies are being born suffering withdrawal syndrome after exposure to prescription opiates or heroin in utero, rural infants appear much more at risk than city newborns, a new study suggests. Researchers focused on what's known as neonatal...
December 12, 2016 - 2:05pm
May 2, 2016
Crow Wing Energized: Talk back to negative thoughts
Sometimes when life gets you down or you are trying to make changes, it's hard to overcome negative thoughts. In the Your Energized Year lifestyle...
May 2, 2016 - 8:59am
October 20, 2015
Almost half of elderly patients miscalculate life expectancy
(Reuters Health) - Almost half of elderly people don't have an accurate sense of how much longer they're likely to live, a problem that may lead...
October 20, 2015 - 2:12pm