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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Minnesota State says students need more emergency cash aid, food support, child care grants
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
WATCH: Last-second heave sends No. 1 Champlin Park to 4A boys basketball semis
Whitefish womens league begins May 10
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Barbara "Barb" A. Berg
Peter A. Smude
Vernon L. Butson
Henry Michael Kargel
Card games: March 20, 2017
Senior Menus: March 20-24, 2017
Pages from the Past-March 19, 2017
Looking Back - March 18, 2017
Figure skaters find paradise
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
American wines are gaining in popularity
From the Lefthand Corner: Health care assurance, not health care insurance
Vogt's Notes: A conflicted time of life
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
letters to the editor
Births-March 12, 2017
March 12, 2017
Always in Season: Early spring brings bald eagles
An adult bald eagle is a distinctive bird in every way, large and dark with brilliant white head and tail and great broad wings. The eagle's...
March 12, 2017 - 3:09pm
Volunteers lend helping hand for ducks by tending nest boxes that benefit waterfowl
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:03pm
March 5, 2017
Dokken: Time to pony up for Minnesota's state parks
ST. PAUL — A lot of good things are happening this summer at Minnesota state parks, but additional funding is necessary to ensure services...
March 5, 2017 - 10:23am
February 25, 2017
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—A small audience gathered Thursday night in Thief River Falls to hear area and regional staff from the Minnesota...
February 25, 2017 - 10:17am
February 19, 2017
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
I'm standing next to a replica of a massive Alberta non-typical whitetail deer, and people are coming by to visit. They have come to opening...
February 19, 2017 - 1:35pm
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
How do you feel about spending more money for hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota? That question promises to come up a fair bit over the...
February 19, 2017 - 12:28pm
January 15, 2017
Passing along a pastime: Veteran darkhouse spearers welcoming youth and new families
COHASSET, Minn. — Mike Best of Deer River calls it the fish that got him "addicted" to spearing northern pike. And he didn't even spear it...
January 15, 2017 - 10:09am
January 8, 2017
Always in Season: Buntings adorn the winter landscape
The scarcity of pine siskins reminds us that the appearance of many northern birds is unpredictable here. Some years, yes; some years, no or...
January 8, 2017 - 11:41am
January 1, 2017
Always in Season: Siskins are few as winter rages
Pine siskins have been few this season, with low numbers on some Christmas Bird Counts and one on others. But since one of the few showed up...
January 1, 2017 - 11:34am
October 3, 2016
Curse that bloomin' tansy!
My wife and I were about to leave the family cabin for a short bike ride one late afternoon on a recent weekend. Our departure was unexpectedly arrested by a neighbor who had walked over from his family's nearby property, having come to share some of the smoked salmon he harvests...
October 3, 2016 - 8:41am
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hunt
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, the term "hunting blind" takes on a whole new meaning. Host Bret Amundson...
August 3, 2016 - 11:12am
July 25, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan's famed trout factory
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan's great Tazin Lake to...
July 25, 2016 - 4:22pm
July 20, 2016
Inside the Outdoors: Some records we'd rather not break
They say that records are made to be broken. In sports that certainly is true. I was a youngster, but old enough to be deep into baseball, when the drama of Roger Maris' pursuit of Babe Ruth's single-season home run record played out. Since that then-epic event, this record has been...
July 20, 2016 - 1:37pm
Ruffed Grouse Society chapter to host banquet Aug. 2 in Brainerd
For 28 years, the Drumming Log Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society has been dedicated to enhancing forest habitat for ruffed grouse and American woodcock. This dedication has helped preserve the local sporting traditions for future generations of hunters and habitat conservationists....
July 20, 2016 - 10:50am
July 18, 2016
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
BRAINERED, Minn. -- In this week’s episode of Northland Outdoors TV, we travel to the western Minnesota “lake that speaks” to learn about...
July 18, 2016 - 9:40am