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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - Sept. 22, 2018
4 to be inducted in Pillager Hall of Fame
Pequot Lakes to celebrate homecoming week
Local Small Businesses Invited to Participate in Blitz
Pine River fishing contest to promote suicide awareness
High School Football: Failed PATs doom Patriots
Beargrease sled dog rerouted, shortened for 2019
Vikings' Thielen announces launch of foundation with $100K donation
DNR expect good waterfowl opener
Area Volleyball: Patriots blank Cardinals
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Judith K. Lapke
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Card games: Sept. 10-14, 2018
A Matter of Balance classes offered in area
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
The Last Windrow: A time when people pulled together to save a town
Letter to the Editor: Andrews a wise choice in Crosslake
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
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
March 27, 2018
Think outside the box for Easter egg dyes
FARGO — Americans have been decorating Easter eggs the same way since the electric light bulb was in its infancy. It was 1880 when a druggist...
March 27, 2018 - 8:40am
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
MOORHEAD, Minn. — "Do you ever, you know, miss the life you had before you had children?" I could almost hear the question being whispered...
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
March 20, 2018
Faith in Action volunteers hold up to growing requests
Two or three times each week, Faith in Action Volunteer Bob King, of Backus, leaves home in his Suburban to pick up a neighbor in Hackensack...
March 20, 2018 - 9:00am
March 13, 2018
It turns out I am 'that' mom
I am "that" mom who homeschools. We started last fall and love it. The flexibility, the fun the kids have while learning, time together, playtime...
March 13, 2018 - 8:50am
February 14, 2018
TRIAD meeting set Feb. 20 in Hackensack
A TRIAD meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Hackensack Hub. TRIAD meetings will feature sessions after the regular meetings focusing on different areas of the sheriff's office. In February, Deputy Tim Norton, emergency management coordinator, and Heather Hopkins,...
February 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Volunteers make charity happen
On Jan. 31, the Pine River-Backus Family Center held a meeting for Pine River Area Food Shelf volunteers who work with the computer. Fifteen volunteers attended because they want to serve our clients with the maximum efficiency. Jodi, our food shelf coordinator, started the meeting...
February 14, 2018 - 7:30am
February 13, 2018
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
FARGO — Nearly five years ago I found out I was expecting my son, and I was a little nervous. After growing up with two sisters, I assumed...
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 12, 2018
Simple questions have a big impact on family meals
A little stack of cards sat next to our second-grader Anika's supper plate one night this past week. Yes, it's supper, not dinner, on the prairie....
February 12, 2018 - 8:54am
February 6, 2018
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
FARGO — I hear a lot about "mom guilt." It's the feeling that we're somehow not good enough for our kids or not doing enough for them....
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
February 4, 2018
Camping in below zero temps
FARGO — Ask most people when camping season is, and they'll probably tell you May through early October. But to a growing community, these...
February 4, 2018 - 11:42am
January 14, 2018
Child care collapse: ‘Punitive’ regulatory environment pushing providers out of the business
DULUTH — It was day care — in-home, small-group, family day care — that helped make Steven Tanski the thoughtful young man...
January 14, 2018 - 6:00am
December 26, 2017
Home for the holidays: How to keep kids entertained
Now that Christmas is over, parents are breathing a sign of relief and looking forward to getting back to a normal routine. Except that won't...
December 26, 2017 - 6:53am
December 25, 2017
Fostering the spirit of Christmas
This time last year, broken toys and discarded gifts marked the holiday for Jen Sheets, the culmination of a whirlwind Christmas for her family...
December 25, 2017 - 5:00am
December 20, 2017
5 Christmas gifts for dog lovers
FARGO - We all know those people. In fact, we might be those people. They treat their dog like their own child. They have pictures on their desks,...
December 20, 2017 - 4:22pm
December 13, 2017
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
The Grace United Methodist Church choir and community members will present the Christmas cantata, "A Song in the Air,' at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. Director is Brad Wallace. Those who attend will recognize songs from this cantata arranged in new and exciting...
December 13, 2017 - 7:30am