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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC travel study information meeting set Oct. 23
Police Blotter - Oct. 19, 2017
CSAH 13 public information meeting set Oct. 24
Handmade Halloween get-ups: ‘Duct Tape and glue sticks, the holy grail of crafting’
A wedding, a runaway dog: Our beloved Charlie's improbable journey home
Patriot youth participate in 'Bobber Bowl'
Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks
Vikings' Anthony Barr: 'By no means was I trying to take out Aaron Rodgers'
PL 8th-graders first in S-M
PL 7th-graders first at Mid-State
Esther Villeneuve Lemire
Lisa Marie Wall
Robert Lawrence Maples
Eagle View donates to Kinship Partners
Calendar of events: Oct. 19, 2017
Geritol Frolics kick off 14th year Oct. 19
Everett Smithson Band to play Thursday in Crosslake
Reminders: Oct. 19, 2017
Letter to the editor: Letter filled with innuendos, half-truths
Cheesehead Chatter: Take those small steps to reach your goals
Last Windrow: A special trek into the woods
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
Grim's Tales: Vacation: A break from more than work
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
October 15, 2017
Some migrants pass through unseen and unsung
Every autumn we're reminded of just how fleeting are the events unique to this season. Most obvious are the changes in vegetation, as maples...
October 15, 2017 - 7:00am
October 7, 2017
Be prepared to avoid, or survive, being lost
Every fall there are hunting-related incidents that make the news. Some are grim, like hunters being shot; as often as not the victim is also...
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
October 3, 2017
Wolf population increases with rise in deer density
Results from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' 2016-1017 wolf population survey suggest Minnesota's wolf population has increased...
October 3, 2017 - 4:00am
September 24, 2017
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
This is not how opening day of grouse season is supposed to be. It isn't supposed to be dark and dreary, still dripping from overnight rain....
September 24, 2017 - 6:26pm
September 19, 2017
Kate Hendel from Buffalo shares her Labor Day fish caught at at the home of Bob and Jane Maas - her grandparents - near Pequot Lakes.
September 19, 2017 - 6:00am
September 18, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: 2017 could be a perfect storm of bad duck policy
This year will be remembered for hurricane and tropical storm-generated destruction on a scale that is hard for landlocked Minnesotans to imagine....
September 18, 2017 - 8:00am
September 17, 2017
Working toward a better deer herd
It's a big challenge — crafting a formal plan to manage Minnesota's diverse deer herd. That's what wildlife officials with the Minnesota...
September 17, 2017 - 3:38pm
September 10, 2017
Star of the North Trail project awaits Minn. environmental review
Several miles of an extensive, multi-use trail system being developed in Beltrami Island State Forest will be available to grouse hunters and...
September 10, 2017 - 4:36pm
Brad Dokken: Muzzleloader mishap could have been much worse
Hunter Dosch knows he's fortunate to only have 10 stitches in his right index finger and some cuts on his arms and a gash on one knee. It could...
September 10, 2017 - 2:32pm
Numbers point to favorable ruffed grouse season in Minn.
By the numbers, at least, ruffed grouse hunters in Minnesota should be in for one of their best seasons in years. Spring drumming counts in the...
September 10, 2017 - 11:34am
September 3, 2017
Brad Dokken: Angle trip offers mix of work and fishing
The past two weeks have been a blur as a combination of work and vacation took me everywhere from the Northwest Angle to the Twin Cities. On...
September 3, 2017 - 4:14pm
Always in Season: Migration central to all bird life
Not all birds migrate, and those that do don't all migrate in the same way. Yet migration is a central fact in the life of many birds —...
September 3, 2017 - 3:12pm
August 26, 2017
Be careful - yellow jacket season has arrived
It was a beautiful late-summer evening, and we were grilling up some venison brats and sitting down to enjoy a cookout on the deck washed down with a couple of cold Samuel Adams Octoberfests. The arrival of Sam's Octoberfest is an anticipated event on the calendar because it's yet...
August 26, 2017 - 8:02pm
August 19, 2017
Hackensack: Donations sought to repair Birch Lake fishing pier
Ask anyone in town - the Hackensack fishing pier attracts thousands of visitors a year for the weekly kids fishing tournament alone, not to mention...
August 19, 2017 - 6:00am
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
American coots hang out with ducks, and so it is tempting to describe the coot as an odd duck. But the coot is not a duck at all but a member...
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm