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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Agendas - Sept. 23
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves preliminary levy
Faces: Pequot Lakes police officer goes back to school as liaison
Making the Grade: Sept. 23, 2018
Police Blotter - Sept. 22, 2018
Football: Patriots fall to Rebels 20-18
Basketball: Clinics at CLC scheduled in October
Area Female Athlete: Wynn helps put the W in PR-B
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Golf results - Sept. 20, 2018
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Martha L. Rach
Judith K. Lapke
Coming Monday: No one dies alone
Grim's Grub: Let's shake things up a bit
Dear daughters, from Mom
Senior Menus: Sept. 24-28, 2018
Faith: Unity in a divided nation
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
July 27, 2018
Heartbeats, the best sound in the world
A few months ago, my husband Jason and I did an embryo transfer. For those of you who've never done in vitro fertilization (IVF), this is the...
July 27, 2018 - 6:17am
July 22, 2018
If we don't tell our food story, who will?
We sit at kitchen tables, on blankets in the park, around picnic tables at street fairs and on tailgates after a long morning in the field. We...
July 22, 2018 - 7:30am
July 19, 2018
Kindness can save lives
My brother saved a little boy's life once. The boy was swimming and got out too deep. No one saw him go under except my brother. It happened...
July 19, 2018 - 3:19pm
July 8, 2018
Who are we without our memories?
Last week, Edie caught her first fish off of her great-grandparents' dock on a little lake in Minnesota. After her daddy helped her pull that...
July 8, 2018 - 9:11am
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 8:21am
June 29, 2018
Commentary: Front-row seats for the cycle of life
ONTARIO'S QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK — Evening comes slipping over the land. On our island camp here in this million-acre canoe-country wilderness,...
June 29, 2018 - 10:56am
June 15, 2018
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
The yellow dog and I were off on a two-hour jaunt in the woods the other day. She would lark ahead, following the trail and her nose. At intervals,...
June 15, 2018 - 7:30am
June 14, 2018
Boy serves kindness with a side of chicken
When my son started bringing home information about his sixth-grade graduation, I thought it was cute. There would be a ceremony and a class...
June 14, 2018 - 9:50am
June 12, 2018
More than grapes: Wine can be sourced from many different fruits
When discussing wine, the conversation often centers around the grapes from which it is made. Very few of us consider wine made from other fruits...
June 12, 2018 - 1:35pm
June 8, 2018
Kindness crosses a variety of comfort zones
FARGO — I'm a pretty outgoing person. There are certainly things that heighten my anxiety, but talking to strangers isn't one of them....
June 8, 2018 - 6:42am
June 5, 2018
Commentary: The obituary heard 'round the world backfires
Lisa Drafall answered a cell phone call from an unknown 701 area code number after the second ring, for which she deserves a measure of credit....
June 5, 2018 - 6:54pm
June 3, 2018
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
Well, it's officially gardening season around here, which means the friendly competition I have with my dad about who is better at keeping the...
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
May 25, 2018
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
I've never been good at goodbyes. When I sold my car a few years ago, I spent our last day together taking photos and sitting in the driver's...
May 25, 2018 - 6:58am
May 11, 2018
Mother's kindness ripples further than realize
There is a woman in my town who does a lot of good. I mean A LOT. She and her husband have been blessed with a successful local business, and...
May 11, 2018 - 6:11am
Sam Cook column: No rest for life in canoe country
ELY — The two painted turtles were sunning atop a bald rock that had been jutting out of Little Gabbro Lake for about 10,000 years. Except...
May 11, 2018 - 6:00am