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Police Blotter - Nov. 18, 2017
Update: Deer pulled from icy river fails to recover
Pequot Lakes: Roads dominate discussion
Dahl, Lasher announce their retirements from sheriff's office
Patriots trail 21-0 at half
State Football: Pequot poised for state upset
Deer hunting: First weekend harvest up 22 percent in lakes area
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
Patriots to battle St. Croix Lutheran in semifinals
Eugene Robert Resch
Rachel Agnes Lund
Donald A. Shirley
Gerald R. Seaton
Eagles Nest Church to host mortgage burning celebration
Pequot Lakes: Faith, food, fellowship offered Fridays to students
Chef's Hat: Pack a punch with Parmesan
Healthy living: Eat the Mediterranean way
Think about quitting: Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16
The Last Windrow: Warm fall weather wasn't always welcome
As I See It: Whither goest morality?
Letter to the Editor: Can we talk about mass shootings yet?
PR-B Family Center: 'Top shelf' people needed to meet holiday needs
Director's notes: CCS measuring community kindness
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
letters to the editor
September 22, 2017
Letter to the editor: It takes two to tango, only one to lose it
In the latest musings by Pineandlakes Echo Journal conservative columnist Pete Abler, "As I See It: It takes two to tango," he cites last month's tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, as an example of discordant events that he claims should make obvious, to even casual observers,...
September 22, 2017 - 6:30am
September 16, 2017
Letter to the editor: Business' support of yacht club appreciated
One of the special things about the Crosslake area is the fact that so many organizations and events are volunteer driven. But one thing you need for those volunteer organizations to survive is community support, especially from the local businesses. Today I would like to thank Moonlite...
September 16, 2017 - 7:30am
Letter to the editor: Government cannot tell adults what to do
Recently, the news has included a piece about the Tobacco 21 effort by some local governments in Minnesota. This government-knows-best nonsense must stop. Why should government be involved in telling adults what they can or cannot do? As a nonsmoker, at what point do you take a step...
September 16, 2017 - 6:30am
September 14, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to all teachers
Recently my wife and I, along with six other retired volunteers, had the pleasure of serving the welcome back chicken dinner, sponsored by Education MN Brainerd, for new and returning educators and their families. It was truly a joy to see and hear the excitement, enthusiasm, energy,...
September 14, 2017 - 7:30am
Letter to the editor: Definition of 'progressive' questioned
In his letter, Mr. Eliason quoted part of our Constitution and referred to our Founding Fathers as progressives. He is playing fast and loose on the definition of a "progressive." He should provide us his definition of what a progressive is. Today's definition of a progressive is...
September 14, 2017 - 6:30am
September 8, 2017
Letter to the editor: Equality is a noble goal
In the little contest with Mr. Abler, I have proposed four progressive ideas that have changed our society. My fifth progressive idea is that all people are equal. Progressives stated in 1776, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are...
September 8, 2017 - 9:30am
Letter to the editor: As he saw it: He simply got it backward - sad
Thirty years into the future, on Aug. 24, 2047, former Echo Journal columnist Pete Abler's vision came true, just not in ways he imagined in his Aug. 24, 2017, opinion article: Replacement of presidents' images atop Mount Rushmore is completed. At official ceremonies, President Donald...
September 8, 2017 - 6:30am
September 2, 2017
Letter to the editor: Truth
During World War II, a number of songs were written, one of which was, "Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition." What does that have to do with us today? There is one huge ammunition in our country that is being seriously depleted - it's "truth." It seems today we have a generation,...
September 2, 2017 - 6:30am
September 1, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Election meddling by Democrats
Mr. Olson recently referenced an article regarding President Nixon. I encourage all people to read the article so you can get the rest of the story. According to the article, President Johnson was pushing to end the Vietnam War to help Humphrey win the presidency. The South Vietnamese...
September 1, 2017 - 7:30am
Letter to the Editor: Good news for back to school
It's been a terrific summer in northern Minnesota, and now kids in our area and throughout the state are preparing to head back to school for the year. This was always such an exciting time back when my kids were in school. This year, as a new legislator, back-to-school days cause...
September 1, 2017 - 6:30am
August 26, 2017
Letter to the editor: Thank you for Pequot All-Class Reunion
On behalf of the 100-plus alumni of Pequot Lakes High School who attended the 44th All-Class Reunion, I would like to thank Marc Helmrichs, Mike Renford and their staff for all the help with our reunion. I find these individuals the most caring and accommodating people to work with....
August 26, 2017 - 8:30am
August 25, 2017
Letter to the editor: Hiring hatred
By claiming to be "fair and balanced," incorrect views (lies) and harmful views are given equal media exposure, or air time. This is absolutely nuts; instantly seen by those with a slight amount of sanity, morality and integrity remaining. Views of the man who raped your daughter...
August 25, 2017 - 7:30am
Letter to the editor: Medicare: Another progressive idea
Some weeks ago, I presented a friendly challenge to Mr. Abler to present a conservative idea that has benefited the people. It continues to be ignored. Meanwhile, I have presented three progressive ideas that have enriched our country. Progressives have given us national parks, voting...
August 25, 2017 - 6:30am
August 18, 2017
Letter to the editor: Leave the memorial be
Anyone who read the Aug. 11 Echo Journal may have noticed the Pequot Lakes City Council voted to proceed with the Trailside Park master proposal, which includes possibly moving the "All Veterans Memorial" to give it more prominence (the state of quality) and make it more accessible....
August 18, 2017 - 7:30am
August 11, 2017
Letter to the editor: Stepping up to the plate
If you have visited the Pine Ridge Cemetery lately, perhaps you have noticed a change. We have a new board member. Her name is Jacque Ide, a Pine River resident and a former member of the U.S. Marines. We owe her a big thank you for getting the ball rolling toward the beautification...
August 11, 2017 - 7:30am