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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake church to host Christmas Tea on Dec. 13
Heritage Group North brings back holiday tradition
Looking Back: Dec. 8, 2016
Police Blotter - Dec. 8, 2016
Backus: Council commends Braker
Dan-ecdotes: PL grad Miller overcomes injuries, finds niche in Bears defense
Tulenchik wins title at W-DC tourney: Road Crew place 9th overall
Lightning Squirt B takes second in Cloquet
Girls hockey: Lightning lose two of three
Snowmobile safety taught at PLHS
Dale E. Robinson
Francis Lee Cooley
Jean R. Prahm
Dr. Duane Lund
Cookie walk soothes holiday sweet tooth
Crosslake celebrates Holiday at the Dam
Pequot Lakes Woman's Club packs cookies for homebound
Pages from the Past - Dec. 8, 2016
Reminders: Dec. 8, 2016
Letter to the Editor: Pine River Chamber thanks snowplowers, linemen
Letter to the Editor: United we stand; divided we fall
As I See It: Tyranny comes in many forms
Faith: The holiday gathering
Letter to the Editor: This is what they are teaching at a 'Christian' school?
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Harold Hanson
50th Wedding Anniversary: James and Mary Ann Zander
50th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Elizabeth Trusty
Three Fold Fraser Celebration
90th Birthday: Gerald "Keebler" Nelson
As I See It
August 27, 2015
As I See It: War on Christianity - it's real
We have already witnessed too many accusations of "wars" on various segments of our society, including the most recent claims of a "war on women." Let's be honest with each other.
August 27, 2015 - 4:11pm
August 14, 2015
As I See It: What really matters?
A few years ago, Charles Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and commentator on Fox News, published a selective collection of his columns titled "Things That Matter." If you change that statement into the form of a question — no this is not Jeopardy — you might discover...
August 14, 2015 - 11:20am
July 30, 2015
As I See It: The Trump card
I almost don't know where to begin. But let me start off by observing that back in the time following the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Jewish leaders were debating how to deal with His remaining followers. A leading rabbi, Gamaliel, who instructed Saul (later Paul, the Apostle to...
July 30, 2015 - 11:49am
July 17, 2015
As I See It: Déjà vu and the Flag of the Confederacy
I spent last week fishing at a remote location in Canada. It was very relaxing to have no phone, no radio and no television for seven days and nights. We did a lot of fishing, eating fish, reading, talking and relaxing.
July 17, 2015 - 11:22am
July 7, 2015
As I See It: What really divides us
I had a revelation while thinking about the recent decisions by the Supreme Court — neither of which I agree with. In upholding the Affordable Care Act, the court stepped far into politics by trying to interpret the intent of Congress, instead of making Congress clarify that...
July 7, 2015 - 9:43am
June 4, 2015
As I See It: Why I detest bureaucracies
No, we cannot function without bureaucracies, but they could certainly work a lot better if leaders would take the time and effort to make them less cumbersome. Many organizations, including our government, could work as a result of, instead of in spite of, all the roadblocks inherent...
June 4, 2015 - 8:53am
May 22, 2015
As I See It: Random musings: We can't win war against nature
I believe we human beings have been drinking way too much of the arrogance-flavored Kool-Aid that leads us to believe we can be masters of nature. All we have to do is look at our ever-expanding universe and we should come to the realization that all the intelligence we can muster...
May 22, 2015 - 2:42pm
April 24, 2015
As I See It: Mad man, the column
According to Wikipedia, "Mad Men," the television series, is set in the 1960s, initially at a fictional advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City. According to the show's pilot, the phrase "mad men" was a slang term coined in the 1950s by advertisers working on Madison...
April 24, 2015 - 12:21pm
April 9, 2015
As I See It: Our hat's in the ring!
I am humbled and honored to announce the candidacy of the men's coffee group from Crosslake, aka "The Sunshine Boys," for the office of president of the United States of America. Given that the current holder of this office has proved unequivocally that the presidency is above any...
April 9, 2015 - 3:14pm
March 25, 2015
As I See It: Are we a Christian nation?
That can be viewed as an actual, philosophical, rhetorical or a somewhere-in-between question. The definition of each of those terms and your particular perspective will influence how you might answer the question. I read a letter to the editor awhile ago wherein the writer came...
March 25, 2015 - 2:07pm
March 12, 2015
As I See It: Where have they been?
I am shocked to the point of disbelief that basic welfare payments in Minnesota for some of the most needy have remained the same for almost the last 30 years. What have the all-caring, all-sensitive, all-seeing left wingers been doing during all those years?
March 12, 2015 - 2:42pm
February 27, 2015
As I See It: Brian Williams - who really cares?
With due deference to my less-than-conservative counterpart, it is tragically laughable that we are having any sort of debate over whether Brian Williams should get his job back. I personally don't care. I no longer watch any national news network.
February 27, 2015 - 10:45am
February 18, 2015
As I See It: Many questions; few good answers
Gov. Mark Dayton has handed out raises to various commission heads ranging from just under $11,000 to one that exceeded $84,000. The total amount of the raises was more than $800,000 and the average is $32,120. The raises were approved by the Legislature in 2013, and took effect...
February 18, 2015 - 11:02am
January 14, 2015
As I See It: The pen and the sword
The written word has literally changed the world or major parts of it ever since man first figured out how to capture thoughts and ideas and preserve them so others could see them. From the earliest pictures on cave walls to stone tablets, animal skins, papyrus, parchment and all...
January 14, 2015 - 2:47pm
December 31, 2014
As I See It: Whose lives matter the most?
I don't know if the fact that I was born with an inquisitive mind is a curse or a blessing.
December 31, 2014 - 12:24pm