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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC contributes $136 million to regional economy annually
Fingers crossed: Pillager hosts turkey bingo
Teen driver dies in crash
Crow Wing County Community Services wins innovation award
'We're not those kids': BLC students create business, bust stereotypes
Junior Hockey: North Iowa dominates North Stars
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Girls hockey: Lightning win 2 of 3 to start season
Women's College Hockey: BSU, SCSU hope game in Brainerd Tuesday, Nov. 20, will be classic
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Twila Lillian Danzig
William "Bill" O'Hara
William Tennis Jones
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Home and Garden
November 10, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Q: Could you please identify this vining plant that grows on our chain-link fence? It is very invasive, as it originally started two doors down...
November 10, 2018 - 6:02am
November 4, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: The right and wrong ways to water orchids
Dear Master Gardener: I purchased an orchid and the directions say to water it with an ice cube each week. Since it's a tropical plant I wouldn't...
November 4, 2018 - 9:00am
October 27, 2018
What caused one white carrot, why aren't my peonies blooming yet and more
Q: While digging carrots, I found one white one among all the regular orange ones. What causes one to be white? — Anne Barbee, Moorhead. A:...
October 27, 2018 - 6:35am
October 20, 2018
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Q: Can you tell what type of pumpkin or gourd the greenish-gray one at the front of the photo is? I planted seeds for the gourds behind it and...
October 20, 2018 - 9:02am
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
FARGO — Did you notice the heavy crop of seeds on the region's trees this summer and fall? Elm seeds fell by the millions this summer at...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
September 22, 2018
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
FARGO — What's the first thought that comes to mind if someone mentions cutting back? Fewer trips through the buffet line? Less snacking...
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Q: What is this bush with the black berries that's growing right next to some chokecherry trees? — Judy and Tim Hansen, Sabin, Minn. A:...
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
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