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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
A lesson in history: Crosslake Conversations teaches, informs, entertains
New aircams to keep an “eye” on weather and air quality
Air quality forecasting goes statewide
Poison hemlock weed found in SE Minnesota, may be elsewhere
Lakes Jam: Year 5 is here; More new, fun features to keep people happy
Rebels edge rival Lightning 4-2
Berrios shines again as Twins take series with White Sox
Vikings' special teams key spots still up for grabs
Wild work out deal with expansion Las Vegas club to protect 2 defensemen
CCS trap team second in conference
Howard Albert Nisle
Steven H. Gangl
Calendar of events: June 22, 2017
Yoga instructor O'Day to offer classes in Nisswa starting Friday
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre: 'Peter Pan' lands in Pine River Friday-Saturday
Reminders: June 22, 2017
Pages from the Past - June 22, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Death by a thousand cuts
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
letters to the editor
Births-June 15, 2017
Births-June 8, 2017
Bob and Phyllis Jones
Births: May 17, 2017
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
June 2, 2016
Minnesota moose may be headed for endangered list
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced that Minnesota's rapidly declining moose herd may warrant protection under...
June 2, 2016 - 5:44pm
June 1, 2016
Be aware of aquatic invasive species
Invasive species are species that are not native to Minnesota and cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health. Aquatic invasive species (AIS) can be spread by individuals often without any awareness. With more than 500 lakes that are 10 acres or larger, Cass County...
June 1, 2016 - 3:32pm
April 6, 2016
Lakeshore Conservation Club hosts fundraiser dinner
The Lakeshore Conservation Club's fifth annual Wild Game Dinner & Fundraiser held Sunday, March 20, at the Gull Lake Center at Grand View Lodge had more than 400 guests who dined on wild game prepared by executive chef Mike Manders and staff at Grand View Lodge. The Lakeshore Conservation...
April 6, 2016 - 10:35am
March 23, 2016
Mille Lacs regulations designed to keep walleye fishing open: Catch-and-release season announced
Regulations designed to protect the fish needed to rebuild Mille Lacs Lake's walleye population will require that walleye anglers use only artificial...
March 23, 2016 - 4:06pm
Deep Portage to offer side by side shoot as fundraiser
A fundraiser for the hunting and shooting sports education programs at Deep Portage Learning Center near Hackensack will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 11. The shoot is open to any gauge side by side shotgun. A 100-target, birdhunter-designed sporting clays course will be the main event....
March 23, 2016 - 11:51am
March 3, 2016
Schreier named Young Snowmobiler of the Year
Dalton Schreier of rural Brainerd was named the Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association's (MnUSA) 2015 Young Snowmobiler of the Year for outstanding...
March 3, 2016 - 2:54pm
February 26, 2016
DNR anticipates early snow melt, burning restrictions
With minimal snow this winter and warming February temperatures, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) anticipates early snow melt....
February 26, 2016 - 8:50am
February 4, 2016
Free Salsa Cycles fat bike demo event set Friday
The Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew, a chapter of the International Mountain Bicycling Association, will host a Salsa Cycles Fat Bike Demo Event...
February 4, 2016 - 2:45pm
45NRTH Whiteout FatBike Race is this weekend
The Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew announces the 45NRTH Whiteout will kick off Friday, Feb. 5, in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area (CCSRA). This event is hosted by the crew and is a fundraiser with 100 percent of proceeds going toward future Cuyuna Trail expansion. This event...
February 4, 2016 - 2:23pm
January 19, 2016
Deep Portage offers adult wingshooting school in May
Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack, The Deep Portage Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society and King's Shooting Sports are teaming up to offer an adult wingshooting school May 20-22. This class will cover the basics of good wingshooting techniques. Deep Portage instructors teach...
January 19, 2016 - 8:48am