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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
Pequot Lakes church to host lutefisk supper Sept. 29
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
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
December 23, 2017
Christmas centerpiece made on the fly
Q: When I read your recent article about making Christmas centerpieces, I thought of some I've made and wish to share a photo of one that has...
December 23, 2017 - 7:30am
How to deal with the yearly fall nuisance of yellowjackets
Q: I'm being attacked by yellowjacket wasps every time I step out my door. I've set out traps that work especially well but have not found a...
September 23, 2017 - 8:51am
June 17, 2017
Fielding Questions: Leaf galls appearing on area maples
Q: Our Autumn Blaze Maple tree has greenish-red bumps on many of its leaves. Are these insect eggs that will hatch and eat the dickens out of...
June 17, 2017 - 10:22am
June 10, 2017
How to prevent disease from attacking garden phlox
Q: I have phlox plants in my back yard and every year about this time the leaves start turning yellow from the bottom up. The tops of the plants...
June 10, 2017 - 8:01am
June 3, 2017
Fielding Questions: Rejuvenating lilacs
Q: Our lilac is beautiful, but I fear it will eventually just have flowers at the top like some I've seen. Each year we've removed three or...
June 3, 2017 - 11:48am
April 22, 2017
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Q: I live in a condo without space to plant a large garden. I love sugar peas and I'm wondering if they could be successfully grown in planters...
April 22, 2017 - 10:15am
April 1, 2017
Fielding Questions: Time to start dahlias indoors
Q: I bought dahlia bulbs and want to jump start them in peat pots. How soon do you think I should plant them? If we plant dahlias directly in...
April 1, 2017 - 9:14am
March 25, 2017
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Q: Rabbits severely chewed an evergreen shrub in the corner of our courtyard this winter. Do you think it will grow back?—Jerry Luebke,...
March 25, 2017 - 8:11am
March 18, 2017
Fielding Questions: What causes cucumber fruits to curl?
Q: Why do my cucumber fruits always curl? Even small picklers curl. We had the soil tested at North Dakota State University and they said it...
March 18, 2017 - 8:49am
March 11, 2017
How long should spruce trees be staked?
Q: During the fall of 2015, we planted four Colorado Blue Spruce trees that were 18 to 20 feet tall. They were installed by a tree mover, then...
March 11, 2017 - 8:10am
March 4, 2017
Fielding Questions: Helping a split crabapple tree
Q: We're looking for advice to help our young crabapple tree. Several winter storms and heavy snow weighed down a branch and caused a split down...
March 4, 2017 - 9:40am
February 25, 2017
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Q: I want to share what I found yesterday with our perennial sedum. I don't know what might happen, but I'm guessing we will get too cold again...
February 25, 2017 - 7:39am
February 18, 2017
Fielding Questions: Finding recommended varieties requires shopping
Q: Is there a garden center in town that stocks all of the recommended vegetable seed and plant cultivars based on the yearly updated North Dakota...
February 18, 2017 - 8:57am
February 11, 2017
Fielding Questions: Growing gardenias is a challenge
Q: I'm having problems with a gardenia tree. We kept it in a planter, and it appeared to be doing all right in the summer. Then some leaves began...
February 11, 2017 - 10:24am
February 4, 2017
Fielding Questions: Investigating holes in jade plant leaves
Q: I have a large jade plant that sits outside during summer and early fall and indoors the rest of the year. It has developed some holes in...
February 4, 2017 - 11:26am