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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Seasonal crack sealing continues this week
Registration ends June 1 for youth theater camp
Area teachers honored as Educators of Excellence
Lakes Area Interfaith Caregivers welcomes board members
The Regional Report: Randall eliminates police dept.; Walker community center in financial trouble
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Funding available for woodland management
Amateur Baseball: Victory League
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Lightning strike down rival Fort Ripley
Howard Anthony Michels
Vernon Wayne Warner
Senior Menus: May 28-June 1, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's avocado time, and they're packed with nutrients
Make Memorial Day memorable, not fatal
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
Letter to the Editor: Response to Abler's 'hundred million miracles'
The Cracker Barrel: Secrets from down under
The Last Windrow: Happy his running days are over
From the Lefthand Corner: Guns are getting into the wrong hands
Letter to the Editor: Good job, Rep. Poston
letters to the editor
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: May 26, 2018
Births - May 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
November 23, 2017
Danecdotes: Christmas season can, and should, start now
Tomorrow is a very special day of the year. No, I don't mean Black Friday - in fact, I really don't care for sacrificing life and limb to save...
November 23, 2017 - 7:00am
November 2, 2017
Danecdotes: DNR expects higher deer harvest in 2017
During the 2016 firearm deer hunting season, nearly 11,000 deer were harvested in the lakes area - an increase of 24 percent over the previous...
November 2, 2017 - 8:00am
October 29, 2017
Danecdotes: Halloween: Absurd fun for everyone
Before our next issue is out, we will have experienced the greatest holiday oddity on the calendar. In my humble opinion, Halloween is so, so...
October 29, 2017 - 6:00am
October 27, 2017
Danecdotes: PL grads, lifelong friends teammates at Bethel
Pequot Lakes graduates Ollie Erholtz and Connor Davich have been best friends since they were in third grade. The two grew up as neighbors and...
October 27, 2017 - 7:00am
October 22, 2017
Danecdotes: Lueck resigns as girls track coach
After four years, Jana Lueck has resigned as girls varsity coach for the Pequot Lakes Patriot track team, effective immediately. Her resignation...
October 22, 2017 - 6:30am
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