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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Audubon to host Antarctica presentation
Emily: Council denies vacation request
Cass County absentee ballots available
Pine River-Backus School: Property values partially help drive levy increase
Tiger Talk: Inspire Trades is new to PR-B
Partners team up for local fish passage project funding
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
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Martha L. Rach
Judith K. Lapke
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
Brainerd health care facility offers companions to terminally ill
Essentia clinics offer walk-in flu clinics, appointments
Coming Monday: No one dies alone
Grim's Grub: Let's shake things up a bit
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
May 26, 2018
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
FARGO — It sounds like an interesting riddle: When is a pine cone not a pine cone? The answer: When it's growing on a spruce. In last week's...
May 26, 2018 - 8:20am
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
FARGO — Have you ever struggled with a some-assembly-required item, and hours later concluded that whoever wrote the instructions obviously...
May 26, 2018 - 8:15am
May 12, 2018
Old-time gardening wisdom alive and well
Being sixty-something is a fun age. Young people think you're old and old people think you're young. You now have an excuse for wandering the...
May 12, 2018 - 6:30am
How to pick the best-suited grass seed
Q: What is the best grass seed to use for bare spots in a lawn? Last year I planted some grass seed and it grew, but the grass is dead in that...
May 12, 2018 - 6:03am
May 5, 2018
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
FARGO — I'm not one to question Mother Nature's good intentions, but have you ever wondered how she arrived at some of her rules? An uncharitable...
May 5, 2018 - 9:33am
Old-time rutabagas back en vogue
Q: Is it possible to grow rutabagas in Minnesota? We love rutabagas, but the ones in the stores are often stringy and old tasting. How do you...
May 5, 2018 - 8:36am
April 28, 2018
Aerial roots on orchid are normal
Q: My mom has an orchid plant that has bloomed continuously, but the plant is growing up out of the dirt, exposing the roots. The plant is so...
April 28, 2018 - 8:28am
Beautiful gardens, no yard needed
FARGO — Do you enjoy watching what's happening around town? I don't mean peering out from behind the drapes to see what quality of furniture...
April 28, 2018 - 7:58am
April 21, 2018
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
Q: l thought you'd enjoy a picture of my mother's amaryllis. She's maintained several plants for many years. They are such a unique plant and...
April 21, 2018 - 7:05am
March 31, 2018
Celebrating five years of columns with top garden tips
When I was younger and heard senior citizens talking about time passing ever more rapidly as they aged, I figured it was the Geritol talking....
March 31, 2018 - 8:45am
March 24, 2018
How to prevent powdery mildew in garden
Q: Last year powdery mildew spread across most of my garden including my pumpkin and squash patch. Do the spores overwinter in soil? Will turning...
March 24, 2018 - 8:31am
How to turn gift plants into long-term houseplants
Topics for our weekly garden column often originate from what's happening in our own gardening life. My wife, Mary, recently experienced the...
March 24, 2018 - 6:25am
March 10, 2018
Cuttings develop healthier roots in media versus water
Q: I saved several coleus plants from last summer's outdoor planters, and I've been growing them indoors this winter. I'd like to start cuttings...
March 10, 2018 - 8:32am
February 24, 2018
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
FARGO — Gardeners experience a common conundrum. Each year seed companies fill catalogs with hot new flowers and vegetables, tempting gardeners...
February 24, 2018 - 8:22am
February 17, 2018
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
In a recent column about long-lived houseplants, I invited readers to share stories about their own older-than-average plants. Houseplants become...
February 17, 2018 - 7:21am