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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
Trump's proposed budget wouldn't affect local Meals on Wheels
Animal shelter opens in rural Pequot Lakes - Babinski's dream is a reality
Crosslake church to host bluegrass concert Sunday
Dahlberg earns all-state honorable mention
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Watch: MN team wins with half-court heave
Wild draft pick Kunin inks 3-year deal
Twins' Puerto Ricans rejoin camp
Barbara "Barb" A. Berg
Peter A. Smude
Thousands share their charm in Crosslake
Pages from the Past - March 23, 2017
Card games: March 20, 2017
Senior Menus: March 20-24, 2017
Pages from the Past-March 19, 2017
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
American wines are gaining in popularity
From the Lefthand Corner: Health care assurance, not health care insurance
Vogt's Notes: A conflicted time of life
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
letters to the editor
Births-March 12, 2017
March 19, 2017
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
DULUTH, Minn.—The time is now to increase hunting and fishing license fees, says a coalition of Minnesota hunting, fishing and environmental...
March 19, 2017 - 11:00am
March 18, 2017
The Last Windrow: It's time to sort tackle
It's time to tackle your tackle for the coming warm water season. Minnesota's inland fishing season is only two months away! Ah, that sounds...
March 18, 2017 - 6:35am
March 5, 2017
Conservation advocacy born from immersion in outdoors
DULUTH — Even when he was very young, Dave Zentner realized that he needed to be outdoors. He was growing up in rural South Dakota, and...
March 5, 2017 - 4:43pm
Minn. pike regs stay same for 2017
ST. PAUL — Plans to improve Minnesota's northern pike fishery with a system of zones and changes to bag limits and size limits has been...
March 5, 2017 - 8:01am
February 26, 2017
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Ted Takasaki is one of North America's foremost authorities on walleyes and how to catch them. A native of Chatsworth, Ill., a small farm town...
February 26, 2017 - 3:10pm
February 25, 2017
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—A small audience gathered Thursday night in Thief River Falls to hear area and regional staff from the Minnesota...
February 25, 2017 - 10:17am
February 19, 2017
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
I'm standing next to a replica of a massive Alberta non-typical whitetail deer, and people are coming by to visit. They have come to opening...
February 19, 2017 - 1:35pm
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
How do you feel about spending more money for hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota? That question promises to come up a fair bit over the...
February 19, 2017 - 12:28pm
February 1, 2017
Ice Fishing Extravaganza: Northern pike takes top spot
Over 11,000 anglers gathered at Hole-in-the-Day Bay on Gull Lake in Nisswa for the 27th annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza...
February 1, 2017 - 11:03pm
January 29, 2017
The Last Windrow: Thinking about spring
I'm thinking spring. Yes, I know that spring is still seven Mondays away, but I can feel it, especially this past week when the ice and snow were melting across my driveway and causing people to slip and slide their way to work. The chickadees began to sing their spring mating song,...
January 29, 2017 - 9:33pm
January 28, 2017
Pequot Lakes student Blake Lane caught a 10-pound walleye while fishing on Pelican Lake Thursday, Jan. 14.
January 28, 2017 - 12:02am
January 15, 2017
Lower walleye limits, license fees among changes being considered in MN
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — A statewide fisheries advisory group again has brought up the idea of reducing Minnesota's statewide walleye limit...
January 15, 2017 - 2:58pm
Passing along a pastime: Veteran darkhouse spearers welcoming youth and new families
COHASSET, Minn. — Mike Best of Deer River calls it the fish that got him "addicted" to spearing northern pike. And he didn't even spear it...
January 15, 2017 - 10:09am
DNR finds zebra mussels in Leech Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in their larval stage in two locations in Leech Lake in Cass County. The DNR has found no adult zebra mussels in the lake, but the locations and numbers of zebra mussel larvae, called veligers, indicate a reproducing...
December 15, 2016 - 8:53pm
October 12, 2016
Legendary fishing guides reunite: Nisswa Guides League going strong for nearly 50 years
The Norway Center at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa was abuzz with fish stories and laughter Sunday, Oct. 9. What else would you expect when 20 current...
October 12, 2016 - 9:17am