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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
State's snowplow simulators stress safety
Cass County Board: Grant sought for county's first roundabout
More than 400 gather to offer views on replacing Enbridge pipeline in northern Minn.
Victims speak out on area opioid crisis
Crosslake Historic Log Village to host first October Family Fest
Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice
Some migrants pass through unseen and unsung
Brainerd man wins Crosslake disc golf tournament
The Timberwolves couldn't hold leads last season. Here's how Tom Thibodeau tried to fix that.
Walleye action gathers steam and fall colors update
Marshall Allen Kearns
Robert Lawrence Maples
Eugene "Gene" Stoll
Chef's Hat: For quick cleanup, make it in a mug
Faith in Action volunteers recognized
Senior Menus: Oct. 16-20, 2017
Starting and ending in Pine River - Restaurant owner made it back home after years on the road
Card games: Oct. 14, 2017
Grim's Tales: Vacation: A break from more than work
Faith: There's always hope
Cracker Barrel: Legacy in stone
From the Lefthand Corner: Walz makes strong move in quest to be governor
Letter to the editor: Buffoons who do the math
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Births - Sept. 24, 2017
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
October 2, 2017
How light and dark night skies affect your health
I hope you had time for a summer road trip with wide open spaces, vast starry skies and new experiences. And as you headed toward home late at...
October 2, 2017 - 9:28am
Danecdotes: Sometimes, English is weird
As someone who writes for a living, I obviously need to have a decent understanding of the English language. I'll be the first to admit I'm a...
October 2, 2017 - 8:00am
October 1, 2017
ASTROBOB: Comet or asteroid? Hubble discovers unique solar system object
DULUTH — The Hubble Space Telescope is always up to something. Now, a German-led group of astronomers have observed a one-of-a-kind object...
October 1, 2017 - 9:30am
'It's Okay To Not Be Okay'
This fall, the Log Church is entering into uncharted territory. We are launching a variety of support groups on Tuesday nights beginning Oct. 3. One of the things we have been learning is that over 25 percent of people in Crow Wing County struggle with mental illness or have a family...
October 1, 2017 - 3:30am
September 30, 2017
The Cracker Barrel: A collection of quotes
Some folks collect Vikings paraphernalia. Others gather old oil cans or vintage recipes or movie posters. I have a fondness for quotes and would like to share some with you, dear reader. I hope you'll find them interesting. "Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what...
September 30, 2017 - 9:00am
The Last Windrow: Remembering true workhorses as technology takes over
I know how Max and King, if they were human, would have felt when they heard that they would soon be obsolete. Max and King were two old workhorses...
September 30, 2017 - 7:30am
September 29, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Pequot Lakes Library book explains past extinctions
In Pete Abler's Sept. 21 column "Inspiration" on the opinion page, he wonders about the tipping point in global climate change and asks, "I don't know how far back this game goes, but as far as I can tell the score is still Mother Nature batting 1.000, mankind .000!"
September 29, 2017 - 6:30am
September 27, 2017
Roasted vegetable medley packed with flavor and nutrition
A few summers ago, instead of planting our own garden, we joined a local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and began receiving weekly boxes...
September 27, 2017 - 10:47am
September 26, 2017
HOOPS ON HOPS: Coffee + beer = coffee beer
DULUTH — Two of the most enjoyed beverages in the world are certainly beer and coffee. This week, I enlisted help to talk about how to...
September 26, 2017 - 11:30pm
September 24, 2017
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
September 24, 2017 - 4:53pm
The Last Windrow: Twins season forecast falls flat
OK, OK, my Minnesota Twins forecast for this year is in the pits. I've heard about all the chiding I can stand. I'm a kind of person who admits...
September 24, 2017 - 5:00am
We live in an age of instant responses and information overload. Rarely do we stop to consider the weight and impact of our words. News headlines are designed to catch our attention even if this requires stretching the truth. Consider the value of the following words. The first is...
September 24, 2017 - 4:30am
Cheesehead Chatter: Faith in humanity restored
Like it or not, our world is full of tragedy. Anyone who pays relative attention to the news knows that. But I don't mean this column to be depressing,...
September 24, 2017 - 4:00am
September 23, 2017
As I See It: Inspiration
I don't know how many of you feel about the Bible, but whether you believe it is historically, spiritually, socially or otherwise accurate, it is still an amazing source of thought-provoking tales, stories, wisdom, guidance and material for meditation. I have to admit I get a lot...
September 23, 2017 - 7:30am
September 22, 2017
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
One man's trash is another man's treasure. Only what if it wasn't meant to be trash in the first place? Is it then called finders keepers? Not...
September 22, 2017 - 7:53am