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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
Local high school juniors recognized for leadership and community service
Republican senators introduce legislation to support Minnesota mining and reduce household water costs
Police Blotter - March 17, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council nixes idea for new maintenance facility location
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 15, 2018
Girls basketball: Rails eliminate Patriot girls
Turkeys trot along 210
North Stars fall to New Ulm
Ricki Gene Huber
Wendy Jean Bassamore
Brian B. Eide
Gary Lee Gallagher
Virgil Frank Lundberg
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
Card games: March 5-9, 2018
Chef's Hat: Sweet potatoes provide a twist on tater tots
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Corks have significant impact on wine
The Last Windrow: Remembering the 'Rat Man'
Letter to the Editor: Popular vote should overrule Electoral College
Living longer means seniors often care for parents
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to loon center supporters
Vogt's Notes: Read your community newspaper to be an informed citizen
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Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
February 9, 2018
Snow fall on the Pine River Dam
Snow falls on the Pine River Dam in Crosslake as the city celebrates WinterFest Saturday, Feb. 3. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
February 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
Skiing, walking, snowshoeing trails open in Crosslake
The Crosslake portion of the Nordic Ridge Trail System is groomed and ready for cross country skiing - both skate and classic. Walking is not permitted on the groomed ski trails in the winter; however, the Crosslake Parks and Recreation Department has introduced a groomed hiking trail...
February 9, 2018 - 8:30am
February 8, 2018
Second set of entangled ND bucks with severed head discovered, set free by snowmobiler on Red River
At first glance, Jake Cosley says he wasn't quite sure what he was seeing Wednesday afternoon while snowmobiling on the Red River south of Pembina,...
February 8, 2018 - 4:31pm
Seventeen Swans a Swimming
Seventeen trumpeter swans swim in the Gull River near the Gull Dam Recreation Area last week. With the cold temperatures, open water is hard...
February 8, 2018 - 1:00pm
February 6, 2018
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Feb. 6, 2018
District 9 - Brainerd area CO Patrick McGowan (Pine River) patrolled for angling and snowmobile activity. Numerous snowmobilers were observed...
February 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 4, 2018
Cohos in the cold: Coho salmon have shown up on the North Shore earlier this winter
FRENCH RIVER, Minn.—The temperature was struggling to rise above zero at mid-morning on Thursday, Feb. 1. A sharp wind whistled down from...
February 4, 2018 - 6:46am
What's Up Outdoors: Another successful Extravaganza
And what a weekend it was! The Extravaganza was a crazy place last weekend. With all the media in town for some football game coming up they...
February 4, 2018 - 4:00am
February 1, 2018
Once in a Blue Blood Moon
The super blue blood moon sets beside Brainerd's historic water tower early Wednesday morning. The combination of lunar eclipse, blood moon and...
February 1, 2018 - 11:00am
January 31, 2018
Cuyuna Crew annual meeting scheduled for Jan. 7
The Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew / IMBA (CREW/IMBA) will host its annual meeting - celebrating 6 years of success, recognition, and the reveal...
January 31, 2018 - 4:30am
January 29, 2018
Entangled ND bucks, one with severed head, offer glimpse of nature's cruelty
Jim Brown had seen the two bucks on his trail camera near Walhalla, N.D., earlier in the fall, but then they stopped showing up. That all changed...
January 29, 2018 - 5:34pm
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Jan. 29, 2018
District 4 - Walker area
January 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 28, 2018
Entangled bucks show nature's cruelty
WALHALLA, N.D. — Jim Brown had seen the two bucks on his trail camera near Walhalla, N.D., earlier in the fall, but then they stopped showing...
January 28, 2018 - 6:18am
Spearing decoys blend art, science
The decoy, made to imitate a tullibee, swims in lazy circles as Paul Nelson lifts and drops the line that suspends it in his spearing hole. Sunlight that penetrates the snow and 18 inches of ice on this Itasca County lake reflects off the decoy's aluminum fins. Nelson, 37, of rural...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
Grand Rapids couple busts brush to find remote pike lakes
NEAR GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Paul Nelson stopped in the snowy woods and looked around. "This is where we usually get lost," he said. Nelson...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
January 26, 2018
Weather and ice and everything nice for Saturday's Ice Fishing Extravaganza
There is a chance of snow showers Saturday, but with a high of 26 degrees, anglers on Hole-in-the-Day Bay on Gull Lake for the Brainerd Jaycees...
January 26, 2018 - 5:00am