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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Scarf-dyeing workshop set for Oct. 21
Nisswa: Students learn importance of American flag
Mills, France reign at PR-B homecoming
Cornfest harvest festival slated Saturday
Local DFL units hold Day of Action training event
PL 8th-graders first in S-M
PL 7th-graders first at Mid-State
Tennis: Four Patriots advance to sections
Tigers choose former longtime Twins manager Ron Gardenhire as new skipper, reports say
'Biggest fan' changed Jason Zucker's life. Wild winger trying to return the favor.
Lisa Marie Wall
Robert L. Maples
Steven P. Johnson
Calendar of events: Oct. 19, 2017
Geritol Frolics kick off 14th year Oct. 19
Everett Smithson Band to play Thursday in Crosslake
Reminders: Oct. 19, 2017
Chef's Hat: For quick cleanup, make it in a mug
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
Grim's Tales: Vacation: A break from more than work
Faith: There's always hope
Cracker Barrel: Legacy in stone
From the Lefthand Corner: Walz makes strong move in quest to be governor
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
October 13, 2017
The Last Windrow: No more wisecracks about lutefisk
I am not going to make any smart remarks about the annual tradition that permeates the air through the north country, that being our annual lutefisk...
October 13, 2017 - 6:00am
October 7, 2017
The Last Windrow: Six commandments of hunting
Pheasant hunters may see more distance between roosters this fall. I just read the Pheasants Forever forecast for the upper Midwest and it ain't...
October 7, 2017 - 7:00am
September 30, 2017
The Last Windrow: Remembering true workhorses as technology takes over
I know how Max and King, if they were human, would have felt when they heard that they would soon be obsolete. Max and King were two old workhorses...
September 30, 2017 - 7:30am
September 17, 2017
The Last Windrow: We're entitled to one great dog
The ruffed grouse season begins in Minnesota this coming weekend. Opening day got me to thinking of bird dogs I have known. Every one of them...
September 17, 2017 - 8:30am
September 9, 2017
The Last Windrow: Thoughts from a 'silver tsunami' warrior
It's not nice to trick older folks like me. I'm the beginning of the "baby boom" generation. They now have names for people of my age like the...
September 9, 2017 - 8:30am
September 4, 2017
The Last Windrow: Fall is almost upon us
The velvet antlers of a young, fork-horned buck went dancing by our window just a couple of weeks ago. The young buck tossed its head and kicked...
September 4, 2017 - 7:00am
August 24, 2017
The Last Windrow: Hope to see you at the bluegrass festival
I've got "The Blue Virginia Blues" since I met the "Girl At The Crossroads Bar." I found out that she was a real "Kentucky Girl" with "A Love Of The Mountains." But, I was a "Rov'in Gambler" who was "Ragged But Right" and now I'm eating "Leftover Biscuits" and suffering with "Loneliness...
August 24, 2017 - 1:44pm
August 21, 2017
The Last Windrow: The life of a farm dog or cat
Two dog and cat shelters recently opened in the area of Minnesota in which I reside. They are great facilities with state-of-the-art housing...
August 21, 2017 - 7:30am
August 12, 2017
The Last Windrow: A million dollar rain
They call it "a million dollar rain." We had one around here last week. Weather calls the tune when it comes to farming or gardening. All the...
August 12, 2017 - 4:30am
August 5, 2017
Letter to the editor: Pine River Chamber thanks Summerfest event hosts, participants
The Pine River Chamber of Commerce Summerfest Committee would like to thank all of those organizations and individuals who hosted events during Summerfest this year. They include The Warehouse Community Center, Pine River Art Club, Pine River Public Library, Good Samaritan Riverside...
August 5, 2017 - 8:30am
The Last Windrow: Musical memories from the farm
I just watched a Willie Nelson special concert from Billy Bob's down in Texas. I see a lot of my dad in Willie's music. Music was a part of our country farm life. My family has a history of loving all kinds of music. I have a second cousin who played violin with the Philadelphia Philharmonic...
August 5, 2017 - 5:30am
July 23, 2017
The Last Windrow: A lesson in advertising
This is a little story about advertising and how some things work and some things don't. I witnessed the episode personally. This is the time...
July 23, 2017 - 9:00am
July 15, 2017
Last Windrow: Shifting priorities
It's a bad sign when your Medicare card is the first thing you see in your billfold. I had a phone visit with my cousin, Bob, last week. Bob...
July 15, 2017 - 7:00am
July 8, 2017
The Last Windrow: Climate change - Something is going on
I don't know if any of you have bought into the theory (some would say it isn't a theory any longer) of climate change and global warming. From my un-scientific perspective, I think something is going on. An area in South Dakota where my column is published just experienced a terrible...
July 8, 2017 - 8:00am
July 1, 2017
The Last Windrow: Remembering my 'muscle car' youth
Last week's "Back To The Fifties & Sixties" event in the Twin Cities brought back memories of my "muscle car" youth. A wise man once told me,...
July 1, 2017 - 9:30am