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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Lake Shore: Council opts to consider new city hall building on 3-2 vote
Video: Minnesota woman foreshadowed risky YouTube stunt before shooting boyfriend
Pequot Lakes Baptist Church to hold garage sale
Minnesota corrections worker accused of sexual coercion remains on leave
Pequot Lakes Library: Huge book sale set July 1-3
Crosslake's Schroeder 58th at state trapshooting tournament
Danecdotes: PL's Olivia Lane commits to UND
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
Sergent, Rudbeck coach in All-Star Game
Will this be the year the Wolves match the hype?
Lacey Lane DiMartino
Lenore Louise Nemes Hubert
Mary Lou Pfingsten
Cass County Fair runs Thursday-Sunday in Pine River
Pages from the Past - June 29, 2017
Looking Back - June 28, 2017
Calendar of events: June 29 - July 5, 2017
Chef's Hat: For fast cleanup, try foil packet recipes
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
The Last Windrow: 'Walking the fields' built character
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
The Cracker Barrel: 'On Being Human'
From the Lefthand Corner: Poorest Minnesotans get even poorer
letters to the editor
Hans and Sharon Engman
Births-June 15, 2017
Births-June 8, 2017
Bob and Phyllis Jones
June 25, 2017
The Last Windrow: 'Walking the fields' built character
In the days before the machine applied herbicides, we farm kids did a little thing this time of year called "walking the corn" and "walking the...
June 25, 2017 - 4:30am
June 10, 2017
The Last Windrow: I hope the Twins will forgive me
I must have irked someone in the Minnesota Twins organization with my once-a-year prognostication. They have a winning record. Far off from my dire prediction in April. My depressing forecast did give the Twins a better record than they had last year, but it was still a losing season....
June 10, 2017 - 6:00am
May 11, 2017
The Last Windrow: Let's not brag about an extraordinary fishing opener
I've got to be careful when I start bragging about how good the upcoming Minnesota fishing opener might be. A few years ago I wrote in this very...
May 11, 2017 - 8:00am
April 29, 2017
The Last Windrow: Smell of coffee evokes memories
I was grinding coffee beans early one morning last week. I'd opened a new bag of beans and that sweet aroma rose up to my nostrils. That smell...
April 29, 2017 - 3:40am
April 15, 2017
The Last Windrow: Shared traits with a little Ford tractor
I kind of resemble that little Model 8N Ford tractor that sits outside our home in the woods. Once again I have resurrected it from its winter...
April 15, 2017 - 4:30am
April 3, 2017
The Last Windrow: Time for the annual Twins forecast
I really don't want to write this column. I really don't. But, due to pressure from members of my community and the free world, I somehow will...
April 3, 2017 - 5:45am
March 26, 2017
The Last Windrow: Spring at last
The last vestiges of the glacier that has taken over my driveway since last December gradually is ebbing into the lowland below our house. It...
March 26, 2017 - 7:00am
March 18, 2017
The Last Windrow: It's time to sort tackle
It's time to tackle your tackle for the coming warm water season. Minnesota's inland fishing season is only two months away! Ah, that sounds...
March 18, 2017 - 6:35am
March 13, 2017
The Last Windrow: Kids do say the darnedest things
Art Linkletter made a living out of it. He saw the entertainment value in asking kids questions and waiting for their responses. Those answers...
March 13, 2017 - 11:00am
March 5, 2017
The Last Windrow: Giving a speech leaves some speechless
The towering, red-headed high school senior had a reputation for being a fearless basketball player. He liked to box and was good at it. He showed no fear when it came to standing his ground. He was and I still consider him a friend of mine. But, there was one thing that brought him...
March 5, 2017 - 7:50pm
February 28, 2017
The Last Windrow: Is mending clothes a thing of the past?
Do they sew buttons on anymore? Does anyone patch chore coats? Those questions came up a few weeks ago when I asked my wife if she would be so...
February 28, 2017 - 11:28pm
February 20, 2017
The Last Windrow: Ideas for Minnesota's Super Bowl visitors
I'm still caught up in the hype of the Super Bowl. Sorry! The lingering anxiety I felt during the overtime must have grabbed onto some of my brain cells, and this has caused me to lie wide awake at three in the morning. The anxiety is subsiding, but now I've been thinking of next...
February 20, 2017 - 10:26pm
February 9, 2017
The Last Windrow: Super Bowl 51 is in the books
I was born before the time of the first Super Bowl. It used to be a quiet time of year, a time in the winter when one could relax a bit from the toil of the farm, awaiting the gentle zephyrs of springtime. No parties, no wide screen TVs, no million dollar ads. By the time this column...
February 9, 2017 - 9:43pm
The Last Windrow: 'Tweeting' our way into 2017
The only "tweet" I ever heard while plowing the back forty was that of a yellow-breasted meadowlark, sitting on a post with its beak pointed heavenward. Now we have "tweets" aplenty. The recent political campaign was plagued with "tweets." Anyone who has lived as long as I have might...
January 9, 2017 - 1:09am
January 2, 2017
The Last Windrow: Remembering an Iowa ice storm
The sound of the huge elm branch scraping against the side of our farm home resembled fingernails being pulled across a chalkboard. The steady pounding of the wind against the walls of the house gave one the feeling that some giant being was about to enter uninvited. An Iowa ice storm...
January 2, 2017 - 10:55pm