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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River: Council makes final airport payment
Sunday storm has potential for significant snowfall
Crow Wing County looks to acquire Pequot Lakes fire tower
Pillager crash injures 3
Fire destroys Nisswa business
A unique contraption for the ice angler
Boys basketball: JV Patriots remain unbeaten
The not so 'big bad wolf:' Animal killed in central Minn. weighs less than originally estimated
Alpine Ski: McGuire takes 10th at Giants Ridge
Dance: Revolution second at C-I, Team takes 5ith in jazz, 8th in kick at Rocori
Dennis Winford Christian
Margie Ellen Daly
Alice L. Hallgren
DeLores E. Arrigoni
Herbert C. Swedin
Women's health, wellness event scheduled in Brainerd
Does Champagne have to have bubbles?
3 things for better health - Jan. 15
Pick a sustainable plan to weight-loss and better health
Want to avoid long term chronic diseases & have a healthier lifestyle?
From the Left Hand Corner: Will it ever end?
Letter to the Editor: Trump's wall of racism
Cracker Barrel: An amazing place
Letter to the editor: 'Fire and Fury' tells inside story of Oval Office in chaos
Up North with Leroy - Jan. 16
letters to the editor
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: Dec. 17, 2017
Bailey Wachholz-Luke Landecker
December 4, 2017
Chronic disease treatment costs expected to climb in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The price tag for treating older Minnesotans for chronic diseases is projected to increase by billions over the next 10 years,...
December 4, 2017 - 7:09pm
November 22, 2017
Essentia Health can help with advance care planning
Thanksgiving is a time to get together with family and friends. Essentia Health reminds everyone that this is also a perfect time to discuss advance care planning, the kind of care you would want if you became seriously ill or injured or unable to speak for yourself. When life-limiting...
November 22, 2017 - 5:30am
The Cracker Barrel: Gratitude list
As we stand on the threshold of Thanksgiving and prepare to celebrate the bounty of another year, I herewith offer a list of things for which I'm grateful and urge you, dear reader, to compile a list of your own. 1. I am grateful to be alive. 2. I'm grateful to be in good health....
November 22, 2017 - 4:30am
November 4, 2017
Volunteer resists flu shot, but Essentia stands by its mandate
A hospice volunteer in Itasca County may lose her role because she's unwilling to comply with Essentia Health's mandatory flu shot policy. "I'm...
November 4, 2017 - 11:58pm
September 20, 2017
4 Minn. women join group to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for Duchenne's research
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Shae Annis received specific instructions from Gus Dreher of everything he wants her to take pictures of while she...
September 20, 2017 - 7:58am
September 11, 2017
Lakewood Health shows off new ER facility
STAPLES—Lakewood Health System doctors and nurses moved into their new Emergency Department in Staples last Wednesday, with expanded capacity...
September 11, 2017 - 1:38pm
September 10, 2017
Tobacco 21 effort beginning to gain support in rural Minn.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Raising the legal age limit for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 has been a priority for anti-smoking groups...
September 10, 2017 - 2:09pm
September 1, 2017
Woman creates network for Minn., ND families dealing with hydrocephalus
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — When Jan Scearcy learned her granddaughter Noelle had been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a condition causing a fluid...
September 1, 2017 - 10:20am
August 25, 2017
Sleep genes: Heredity plans bigger role in need for sleep
Thanks Mom and Dad. Recent genetic studies suggest the early-riser or "don't talk to me before noon" mentality is heredity, according to the...
August 25, 2017 - 10:38am
July 19, 2017
Bikini-friendly beverages: Enjoy these beers and seltzers without guilt
During summer, Midwesterners enjoy a warm lake breeze as the sun beats down onto their bronzed skin. Beachbodies make an appearance thanks to...
July 19, 2017 - 12:10pm
July 11, 2017
5 tips for staying active and healthy in the post-work years
DULUTH, Minn. — Your retirement date is approaching, and you're looking forward to the new you. You've never had the time before, but...
July 11, 2017 - 9:17am
June 9, 2017
Despite a rare cancer diagnosis and $12,000-a-month medication, this couple is staying positive
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - When the oncologist entered the room on October 7, 2015, she posed one question to Seth Lardy. "She goes, 'How are you still...
June 9, 2017 - 1:04pm
June 2, 2017
State Legislature: Area lawmakers deem session successful
Several local legislators held new positions during the past legislative session, but with hard work and cooperation, they consider the session...
June 2, 2017 - 9:00am
May 10, 2017
How to protect yourself from the sun and spot signs of skin cancer
Many of us in the upper Midwest hungrily soak up the sweet, short summer. We rush out the door, not wanting to lose even one hour of sunshine....
May 10, 2017 - 1:55pm
April 12, 2017
Fun Easter recipes bring holiday hoppiness
FARGO — Easter is just around the corner. Do you know what you're bringing to the in-laws' house? In a world driven by Pinterest, ordinary...
April 12, 2017 - 11:25am