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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC contributes $136 million to regional economy annually
Fingers crossed: Pillager hosts turkey bingo
Teen driver dies in crash
Crow Wing County Community Services wins innovation award
'We're not those kids': BLC students create business, bust stereotypes
Junior Hockey: North Iowa dominates North Stars
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Girls hockey: Lightning win 2 of 3 to start season
Women's College Hockey: BSU, SCSU hope game in Brainerd Tuesday, Nov. 20, will be classic
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Ileana "Kathy" Peterson
James M. Dullum
William D. O'Hara
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
June 3, 2018
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
Well, it's officially gardening season around here, which means the friendly competition I have with my dad about who is better at keeping the...
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
June 2, 2018
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
Q: Do you know what kind of shrub this is? The flowers are beautiful, and the bees are enjoying the blooms. It's about five to six feet tall...
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
Commentary: The magnificent perennial named iris
FARGO — Old names have certainly circled back into popularity, and according to recent lists, garden-related names are back in style, too,...
June 2, 2018 - 8:25am
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 22, 2018
Nisswa Garden Club changes time, place of meeting - Plant sale set June 2
The Nisswa Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, May 24, at The Treehouse in Pequot Lakes. Social time and check-in will begin at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring an appetizer for a potluck followed by the business meeting. Note the change in time and location for...
May 22, 2018 - 5:30am
May 17, 2018
'Hostas: From Minis to Giants' to be presented June 10
"Hostas: From Minis to Giants" will be presented by Jennifer Knutson, University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener, at noon on June 12 at the Brainerd Public Library. Hostas are the stars of the shade garden and range in size from miniature to giant. Cultivation information will...
May 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 5, 2018
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 18, 2018
Annual Mother/Daughter Banquet planned in Pequot Lakes
Evening Circle will host its annual Mother/Daughter Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes. Guest speaker is Jennifer Knutson, who is a member of the Minnesota Horticultural Society and on the board of the North Star Lily Society....
April 18, 2018 - 3:30am
April 4, 2018
Flash talk event on gardening scheduled April 5
The Brainerd Area Environmental Learning Network will host a flash talk event from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at Prairie Bay in Baxter. Presenter Jackie Froemming, extension educator with the horticulture and Master Gardener volunteer program, will share her gardening knowledge,...
April 4, 2018 - 10:30am
March 20, 2018
Nisswa Garden Club to meet March 22
The Nisswa Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, March 22, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Social hour and check-in will begin at noon. Ernie's Restaurant will serve lunch for $13 at 12:30 p.m., and the business meeting will follow. Jennifer Knutson, of the...
March 20, 2018 - 3:30am
March 18, 2018
The Cracker Barrel: The most popular hobby
Now that the calendar shows us that spring is right around the corner, it seems fitting to offer some thoughts about America's most popular hobby:...
March 18, 2018 - 8:30am
March 9, 2018
Garden classes offered in Hackensack
The following gardening classes will be held at 10:30 a.m. on the days listed at the Hub in Hackensack. Classes are free, but the Hub requires a $1.50 charge per person per class for use of the facilities. Instructor is Mary Parrish. • March 12: Roses and other Hardy Plants Learn...
March 9, 2018 - 5:30am
February 26, 2018
The Last Windrow: Planting season is coming
I just got a Facebook picture of my cousin and his wife sitting at a tiki bar somewhere in the tropics. Another friend and his wife are just...
February 26, 2018 - 7:30am
February 20, 2018
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Feb. 22
The Nisswa Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, Feb. 22, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Social hour and check-in will begin at noon. Ernie's Restaurant will serve lunch for $13 at 12:30 p.m. The business meeting will follow, and the program presentation...
February 20, 2018 - 5:30am