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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
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
Dear daughters, from Mom
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 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
April 28, 2018
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
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 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 19, 2018
'Landscaping' topic of March 21 Crosslake Garden Club meeting
The Crosslake Area Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at the Crosslake Community Center, where James Kromwell will present "Landscaping." The club meets at 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the community center. New members are always welcome. For more...
March 19, 2018 - 5:30am
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
December 23, 2017
Research shows gardening makes us happier and healthier
FARGO — If anyone doubts gardeners are a happy bunch, just visit a garden center in May. Shoppers high with spring fever swarm greenhouses,...
December 23, 2017 - 9:05am
December 11, 2017
Crosslake Garden Club to have potluck Dec. 13
The Crosslake Area Garden Club will host a holiday potluck and optional gift exchange at noon Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Crosslake Community Center. The club meets at 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the community center. New members are always welcome. For more information,...
December 11, 2017 - 5:30am
October 22, 2017
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Oct. 26
The Nisswa Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting at noon Thursday, Oct. 26, at Lutheran Church of the Cross behind Schaefer's Foods off Highway 371. Members and their guests are welcome to attend. Jeff Dirks, Horticulture Department staff member with Central Lakes College, will...
October 22, 2017 - 10:30am
August 26, 2017
10 reasons to plant this fall
If we could identify gardening's golden age, what period in history would it be? The installation of the palace gardens at Versailles centuries...
August 26, 2017 - 9:01am
August 16, 2017
Chef's Hat: Here's a new twist on an old vegetable
In the last few weeks, area gardens have been popping with produce. And, just like every year, my neighbors' gardens have an overabundance of...
August 16, 2017 - 7:00am
August 5, 2017
Old yard and garden advice still valuable
Although I was born and raised in North Dakota, my grandparents on my dad's side lived in New Jersey, known as the Garden State. Gardening was...
August 5, 2017 - 7:44am
July 29, 2017
GROWING TOGETHER: When to harvest mid-summer garden produce
FARGO — You know you're a dyed-in-the-wool gardener if, when picking cucumbers, you triple check beneath every leaf so not a single cuke...
July 29, 2017 - 7:15am
July 22, 2017
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Has your mid-summer water bill skyrocketed from keeping flowerbeds and gardens well-moistened? Gardeners easily rationalize the expense. We don't...
July 22, 2017 - 9:34am