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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Highway 6 lane closures in Emily to begin April 30
Teen volunteers sought for Safety Kids program
Brainerd man faces sexual assault charges
Energy assistance still available
Pine River murder suspect bludgeoned victims with pipe wrench, charges say
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - April 24, 2018
Late ice-out: DNR crews face a challenge to get ramps and docks ready by fishing opener
Patriot 4th-graders perform hoops routine
Incredible photos show precise moment when a high school golfer was attacked by an unhinged goose
New estimate shows healthy Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population
Wilma J. Long
Terrence P. "Terry" Duma
Kimberly Mary Rhett
Herbert H. Stunek
David L. Goetze
Am I Getting Enough Protein?
3 Things for Better Health - April 22
Sugar affects your liver as well as your waistline
Grim's Grub: Words of warning: Don't eat these fun recipes
Faith: Be still and silent
Opinion: When Barbara Bush said 'Damn'
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: Here's a first quarter review
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Cracker Barrel: Classical insights
The Last Windrow: Try turkey hunting to beat the winter blues
letters to the editor
Births: April 8, 2018
John and Clare Staulcup
Births - April 1, 2018
Births-March 22, 2018
April 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Enbridge pipeline bad for environment, economy
Read Matt Doll's post on the Minnesota Environmental Partnership website detailing lobbying efforts of Enbridge Energy. I'm stunned by the quoted $5.34 million Enbridge spent to buy influence. This corporate bribery and greed circumvents property owners, Minnesotans and our due process....
April 21, 2018 - 7:30am
April 20, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Look at quality of ATV ordinance comments
The Crow Wing County ordinance change process requires a public comment period. The Crow Wing commissioners should take good note of the quality of many of these written comments and take less note of the quantity of the written comments. This is an electronic/digital communications...
April 20, 2018 - 7:30am
April 19, 2018
Letter to the editor: Overlooking veterans
I had a letter in the April 5 Echo Journal with the newspaper's policy of 300 words. I came up short of what I intended to accomplish. This is a continuation. My main point was the government's overlook of 18- to 20-year-old military personnel. With that in mind, there are new government...
April 19, 2018 - 7:30am
April 14, 2018
Letter to the editor: Support for Enbridge's Line 3 replacement project
While energy and fuel are most often cited as reasons for the Line 3 replacement project, petroleum byproducts are another critical need. I can speak to that personally. Last year my 5-year-old son had two seizures after coming home from kindergarten. When I arrived from work, the...
April 14, 2018 - 7:30am
April 13, 2018
Letter to the editor: WWIII is not a charm
Donald Trump is struggling wildly trying to keep his head above water in our White House. The floods he's battling are of his own making; he keeps blowing up dams, creating Johnstown-like floods for himself, mirroring his six bankruptcies and 3,500 lawsuits. It's his nature. The president's...
April 13, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the editor: A lesson on the Constitution
Mr. Uppgaard from Pequot Lakes should educate himself on the history of our country and the Constitution. He would learn that first and foremost we are a constitutional republic, not a democracy. He would also learn that our founding fathers provided a means to change things if we...
April 13, 2018 - 7:30am
April 12, 2018
Letter to the editor: Do the jerk
Baby boomers remember it as a dance craze. Like the shing-a-ling and the boogaloo, it was real-life drama out on the dance floor, if you could dig it. Today, it's back - with a new twist. You've seen their theatrics, heard them, watched them in action, these nouveau social dance artists,...
April 12, 2018 - 7:30am
April 7, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Pequot Lakes council should rethink Trailside Park plans
I am among the growing number of Pequot Lakes folks who have taken a vested interest in the Pequot Lakes Trailside Park restructuring and resulting Patriot Avenue closing. Thank you, PineandLakes Echo, for highlighting the recent March 6 council meeting where local businesses spoke...
April 7, 2018 - 7:30am
April 6, 2018
Letter to the editor: Young vets being used
These shootings, bombings, etc., across America on schools, streets, etc., are the results of mentally unbalanced, hate-filled individuals who portray a sick image of America around the world.
April 6, 2018 - 8:30am
April 5, 2018
Letter to the editor: Money well spent
I have been to four of the Brainerd school public meetings. The last one I attended was at the Crow Wing Town Hall, with only eight people there. Laine Larson talked to us the same as the meeting I attended where there were a couple hundred. Thank you, Laine. From what I see, there...
April 5, 2018 - 7:30am
March 29, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Remembering Carol J. Coulter
Carol J. Coulter, 1936-2018 State of Minnesota Land Use Planning Program 03/04/81 Carol J. Coulter, Mayor of the City of Crosslake, Date of application: 3/4/81 Responsible Person: Bob Uppgaard, Star Rt. 1, Crosslake, MN, 566443 • Land Use Problems to be investigated and solved:...
March 29, 2018 - 7:30am
March 24, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thank you, mock trial volunteers
The Pequot Lakes mock trial team would like to thank Clay and Dionne Porter for volunteering their time as attorney coaches for this year's case. Clay and Dionne provided ample support and expertise to the students on this year's team. Thank you. Dan Moddes, Pequot Lakes High School...
March 24, 2018 - 7:30am
March 23, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Thank you, Terwilligers
Cindy Terwilliger - Great job with the Gull Lake Drifters snowmobile club monthly newsletter. You articulate and simplify each and every point so well month after month! Your efforts in keeping the snowmobile club's Facebook page updated keep people informed of the trail conditions...
March 23, 2018 - 7:30am
March 22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Writer offers rebuttal to letter
Owning a firearm doesn't mean you support the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment states: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." The Supreme Court in 2008 D.C. v. Heller...
March 22, 2018 - 7:30am
March 18, 2018
Letter to the editor: Reader believes bituminous plants illegal in Lake Shore
Anderson Brothers Construction plans to install a temporary bituminous plant this summer in the gravel pit along County Road 77 in Lake Shore. The mayor and city administrator have indicated they plan to allow this activity from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. I believe this would result in hundreds...
March 18, 2018 - 7:30am