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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Rare car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in west-central Minnesota
Park Service details Isle Royale wolf transplant
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Crow Wing County offers early voting for November general election
Cass County Board: Commissioners eliminate Leech Lake representative from children's initiative board
Beargrease sled dog rerouted, shortened for 2019
Vikings' Thielen announces launch of foundation with $100K donation
DNR expect good waterfowl opener
Area Volleyball: Patriots blank Cardinals
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Judith K. Lapke
A Matter of Balance classes offered in area
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Grace UMC to host tailgate party Friday
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
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
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
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
Home and Garden
September 15, 2018
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Q: Do you know what these berries are? Are they good for jelly, or should I leave them alone? They were on large shrubs or trees about 12 feet...
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am
September 1, 2018
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
Q: Our Autumn Blaze maples had iron chlorosis last year. An article you wrote prompted us to take action. We bought Medicap iron capsules made...
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
Commentary: Want some good grass? Seed in September
FARGO — What type of lawn care provider are you? Do you mow only when you need to find where you left the wheelbarrow? At the opposite...
September 1, 2018 - 7:18am
August 26, 2018
With space in demand, homeowners find creative ways to make garages bigger
FARGO — When Tim and Vanessa Lystad moved into their 97-year-old house in Fargo seven months ago, they found a lot to love except the garage,...
August 26, 2018 - 7:36am
August 25, 2018
One ingredient is key for successful weed control
Classic humor bears repeating. How can you tell if a newly emerging, unidentified plant in your flower garden is a weed or your new high-priced...
August 25, 2018 - 6:56am
Gardener successfully attracts monarchs with milkweed
Q: I just had to report that after planting milkweed two years ago, it has successfully attracted at least three monarch caterpillars this summer....
August 25, 2018 - 6:54am
July 30, 2018
Keep forging ahead: Minnesota native finds success as interior designer
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hopping on a plane and jetting off to the far corners of the country, Laura Wiedmann is taking America by storm —...
July 30, 2018 - 8:03am
July 29, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Deadhead perennials to help them bloom longer
Dear Master Gardener: How, when and why should I deadhead my perennials?
July 29, 2018 - 5:00am
July 21, 2018
There's still plenty of planting season left
Can you guess what gardening question I hear most frequently? At the top of the list is "What can I do about rabbits?" followed by preventing...
July 21, 2018 - 6:17am
July 7, 2018
Splendid flower gardens prove our region's grow-power
FARGO — Have you noticed I never refer to our region's growing conditions as harsh, severe, challenging or any other negative adjectives,...
July 7, 2018 - 7:20am
June 30, 2018
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
Q: I kept my dipladenia indoors over winter, and as you said it would, it dropped many leaves but overall remained healthy. I repotted it in...
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am
Mystery of the murdered tree, five years later
Our gardening discussions give us a chance for lighthearted, upbeat fun each week, but it's difficult to put a humorous spin on a tree that's...
June 30, 2018 - 7:45am
June 2, 2018
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
Q: Do you know what kind of shrub this is? The flowers are beautiful, and the bees are enjoying the blooms. It's about five to six feet tall...
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
Commentary: The magnificent perennial named iris
FARGO — Old names have certainly circled back into popularity, and according to recent lists, garden-related names are back in style, too,...
June 2, 2018 - 8:25am
May 26, 2018
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
FARGO — It sounds like an interesting riddle: When is a pine cone not a pine cone? The answer: When it's growing on a spruce. In last week's...
May 26, 2018 - 8:20am