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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes mock trial team advances to region finals
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
Seminar on GERD set Feb. 28 in Crosslake
Great River Strings art contest focuses on 'time'
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Feb. 23
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Pitino finds lots of new friendly fans as team goes to 20-7
PL 5th-graders second in Foley
Garnett says return dreams with Wolves died with Sanders
Is a Rubio-for-Rose swap in the works?
Donald Bernard Rothmeier
Jean E. Murray
Rosemary (Rose) Joy Mantz
Mary (Branch) Krueger
Darwin John Buckingham
Comedic juggler to stage show Feb. 25 in Pequot Lakes
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation awards $21,600 in Community Health Grants
Staines to kick off Grassroots Concerts season
Lake Country Faces: Egan embraces role as Lake Shore mayor
Chef's Hat: Not your usual chicken salad sandwich
The Cracker Barrel: Paying attention
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
The Last Windrow: Ideas for Minnesota's Super Bowl visitors
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
letters to the editor
Wedding Announced: Denny (DJ) Pink and Martha Worms
65th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Kathy O'Brien
90th Birthday: Rachel Wing
95th Birthday: Ralph Yeager
4 Generations: Jensen, Stanwood, Nelson
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
July 14, 2016
Inside the Outdoors: Could 2016 be the Year of the Bear?
I was disappointed when I discovered that the Chinese calendar does not have a bear in the rotation of twelve animals that mark its zodiac cycle. In Chinese tradition, each year is governed by one of 12 animals, and that creature's attributes are said to characterize the year. Given...
July 14, 2016 - 10:25am
July 6, 2016
Legacy bill earmarks funds for clean water, habitat protection
The Legacy bill passed on the last day of the 2016 Minnesota legislative session included an appropriation of $1.425 million to the Leech Lake...
July 6, 2016 - 2:19pm
June 29, 2016
Inside the Outdoors: Courage is valuable to wildlife, too
There's an expression sometimes used to describe the odds an underdog has to prevail against a superior foe: "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog." Which means, of course, that tenacity and heart can be more important than mere size or strength...
June 29, 2016 - 11:08am
Pelican produces 10-pound northern
Soon Beavers, of Breezy Point, caught this 10-pound northern on Pelican Lake. She has also caught a 14-inch crappie and 6-pound bass. She cooks...
June 29, 2016 - 9:49am