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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Cass County Board: Norikane delivers first annual report as auditor-treasurer
Blood donors urged to help restock Red Cross shelves after severe winter storms
Ruud named Nature Conservancy's 2017 Government Relations Award recipient
Cass County Board: Substance abuse 'most significant factor' in child protection
Moorhead superintendent finalist arrested for suspected indecent exposure
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Magnuson takes over as Patriot football coach
Youthful Minnesota Duluth squad takes another step by taking part in NCAA tournament
Track and field: Cool Runnings
Dance: Revolution hosts year-end banquet
Donna Mae Theis
Carol J. Coulter
Edith Marion Soder
Donna Mae Theis
How one group is using scraps of wood to comfort others
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Sparkling wines are not created equally
Nisswa Garden Club to meet March 22
Cabbage, Reubens and more!
Cass County Sheriff's Corner: Be vigilant against tax scams
As I See It: Winners and losers
Letter to the Editor: Writer offers rebuttal to letter
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Ask A Trooper: What the law requires at red lights, stop signs
letters to the editor
Births-March 22, 2018
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
October 2, 2017
Danecdotes: Sometimes, English is weird
As someone who writes for a living, I obviously need to have a decent understanding of the English language. I'll be the first to admit I'm a...
October 2, 2017 - 8:00am
September 9, 2017
Danecdotes: Corporate ads overused in pro sports
Corporate sponsorship has leaked into just about every facet of professional sports. Words cannot express how much I hate that. I recently purchased...
September 9, 2017 - 5:00am
September 6, 2017
Danecdotes: Apparently, even free cats are expensive
I've written about our cats before, but it's been a couple of years so allow me a quick recap. Shortly after we got married three years ago,...
September 6, 2017 - 6:00am
September 2, 2017
Eckhardt still has racing bug after 35-plus years
Karl Eckhardt's first official race was a motocross event in Bemidji in the early 1980s. From there, it became a passion for him. More than 35...
September 2, 2017 - 8:00am
August 13, 2017
Danecdotes: A rookie woodworker's journal
For the past few years, I've developed a bit of a fascination with woodworking. Like any craft, it is pretty neat to see an everyday object -...
August 13, 2017 - 8:00am
July 23, 2017
Danecdotes: Wait, are the Timberwolves actually good?
We are officially in the middle of summer. The grass is green, the air is warm and the lakes sparkle with sunlight. So let's talk about a winter...
July 23, 2017 - 8:00am
Danecdotes: Go outside, dag nabbit
I recently wrote a column saying that winter was over and we should all get out and enjoy the lakes area. A few days later, it snowed. You would...
June 23, 2017 - 8:00am
June 11, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: Summer may not be so bad, Twins fans
I wasn't really planning to tune into Fox Sports North much this summer. Why sit in front of the TV for several hours when the 30-second highlights will tell me exactly how bad the Twins are? At the start of the year, I forecasted the "big four" Minnesota sports teams and said the...
June 11, 2017 - 6:30am
June 2, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: PR-B's Riewer earns 300th win
With the Pine River-Backus softball team's 6-1 win over Walker-Hackensack-Akeley on Wednesday, May 24, coach John Riewer earned his 300th victory...
June 2, 2017 - 8:00am
May 28, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: Life comes at you fast, unexpectedly
Tuesday was my birthday, and with it began the final year of my 20s. I know this isn't exactly surprising, but a lot has changed in my life in...
May 28, 2017 - 9:00am
May 13, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: Heslop inducted to Coaches Association Hall of Fame
After 20 years as a high school coach, Pine River-Backus boys golf coach Steve Heslop recently learned he will be inducted into the 2017 Hall...
May 13, 2017 - 6:00am
April 29, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: Snow is gone; go check out the lakes area
The weather is still somewhat finicky, but I think it's safe to say spring is here. Sure, it snowed in Backus over the weekend, but nothing accumulated. Let's just call that a fluke. We may still have to deal with a nearly unending chance of rain and high temperatures that may fluctuate...
April 29, 2017 - 5:10am
April 7, 2017
Spring sports season now underway
I am on the record saying spring is an overrated season, but the best part about spring - the sports - has me excited for the next two months....
April 7, 2017 - 6:20am
March 31, 2017
Danecdotes: Be a kid again on April Fools' Day
April Fools' Day is nearly here. Unlike National Hot Dog Day, Talk Like a Pirate Day or any other similar nonsense, this is one ridiculous and...
March 31, 2017 - 6:00am
March 8, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: Spring: a season for the birds
Spring is here ... or it was here, and then it left ... but maybe it's coming back again already? It's confusing. Call me a curmudgeon, but I...
March 8, 2017 - 7:40am