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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake church to host Christmas Tea on Dec. 13
Heritage Group North brings back holiday tradition
Looking Back: Dec. 8, 2016
Police Blotter - Dec. 8, 2016
Backus: Council commends Braker
Dan-ecdotes: PL grad Miller overcomes injuries, finds niche in Bears defense
Tulenchik wins title at W-DC tourney: Road Crew place 9th overall
Lightning Squirt B takes second in Cloquet
Girls hockey: Lightning lose two of three
Snowmobile safety taught at PLHS
Carol Denise Lapka
Shirley Ann Clausen
Nola Joy Wicklund
Geraldine P. Swift
Cookie walk soothes holiday sweet tooth
Crosslake celebrates Holiday at the Dam
Pequot Lakes Woman's Club packs cookies for homebound
Pages from the Past - Dec. 8, 2016
Reminders: Dec. 8, 2016
Letter to the Editor: Pine River Chamber thanks snowplowers, linemen
Letter to the Editor: United we stand; divided we fall
As I See It: Tyranny comes in many forms
Faith: The holiday gathering
Letter to the Editor: This is what they are teaching at a 'Christian' school?
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Harold Hanson
50th Wedding Anniversary: James and Mary Ann Zander
50th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Elizabeth Trusty
Three Fold Fraser Celebration
90th Birthday: Gerald "Keebler" Nelson
December 2, 2016
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
ST. PAUL—Minnesota policymakers should have a $1.4 billion available when they start to draw up a two-year state budget in a month, state officials...
December 2, 2016 - 9:49am
November 22, 2016
Insurance rates spur talk of special session
ST. PAUL -- Talk of a Minnesota special legislative session to deal with soaring individual insurance policy rates continues, even as the 2017 regular session is just six weeks away. Gov. Mark Dayton said on Monday, Nov. 21, that he plans on Tuesday to unveil a new proposal about...
November 22, 2016 - 9:48am
November 17, 2016
Costs of protests over Castile shooting reach $2M
ST. PAUL — Protests over the fatal Jul. 6 police shooting of Philando Castile have cost the St. Paul nearly $2 million. As of Wednesday, related...
November 17, 2016 - 12:57pm
DNR suspects hunter saw bobcats, not mountain lions
A cardboard cutout of a typical-size cougar, or mountain lion, left, is compared with a photograph of an apparent bobcat in the same tree from...
November 17, 2016 - 10:11am
Two Minnesota men given 30-year prison terms for Islamic State ties
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Two Somali-American men in Minnesota were sentenced on Wednesday to 30 years in prison for conspiring to aid the Islamic State militant group, local media reported. The men, Mohamed Farah and Abdirahman Daud, both 22, are two of three scheduled to be sentenced on...
November 17, 2016 - 9:54am
November 15, 2016
Two more Minnesota Somali-American men sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State
Nov 15 (Reuters) - Two Somali-American men in Minnesota were sentenced on Tuesday for conspiring to support the Islamic State militant group, according to local media. Senior U.S. District Judge Michael Davis sentenced Hamza Ahmed, 21, to 15 years in prison, according to the Minneapolis...
November 15, 2016 - 1:26pm
November 11, 2016
Individual Medica insurance policies no longer for sale in MN
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans looking to buy new Medica individual insurance policies, but have not already made the purchase for 2017, are out of luck....
November 11, 2016 - 10:43am
November 3, 2016
About 13 percent of registered Minn. voters have already cast ballots
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans have flocked to casting ballots before Election Day, leaving all previous records in the dust. Nearly 416,000 voters have already had absentee or mail-ballots accepted, according to numbers released Thursday, Nov. 3, by the secretary of state. That means about...
November 3, 2016 - 4:22pm
October 28, 2016
Dayton offers 25% health insurance premium reduction proposal
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who buy individual health insurance policies would get either state or federal aid to deal with soaring premiums under a plan Gov. Mark Dayton offered Thursday, Oct. 27. Dayton announced a proposal that would reduce premiums 25 percent for 123,000 Minnesotans...
October 28, 2016 - 11:36am
October 27, 2016
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's House speaker says he will ask Gov. Mark Dayton to resign if the governor does not does not put in enough effort into...
October 27, 2016 - 9:22am
October 25, 2016
State parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
ST. PAUL --Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith has announced there will be another Free Park Friday over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Smith said entry fees at all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas will be waived on Friday, Nov. 25. “In my travels around Minnesota, I...
October 25, 2016 - 11:11am
October 20, 2016
Minnesota high court: BB gun is no 'firearm'
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's highest court decided Wednesday that a BB gun is not a firearm. "Today, we have clarified the plain meaning of 'firearm,'...
October 20, 2016 - 9:19am
October 12, 2016
Dayton: 'Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable'
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's governor says a President Barack Obama inspired health-care law needs work. "The reality is the Affordable Care Act is...
October 12, 2016 - 1:59pm
October 10, 2016
'Nothing suspicious located' at Park Rapids Area High School after bomb threat Monday
PARK RAPIDS - According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, the Park Rapids Area High School received a threat Monday morning while students...
October 10, 2016 - 2:59pm
October 5, 2016
State grants storm aid in northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton has authorized $3.3 million to six Minnesota counties and three American Indian reservations for damage sustained...
October 5, 2016 - 9:59am