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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
New aircams to keep an “eye” on weather and air quality
Air quality forecasting goes statewide
Poison hemlock weed found in SE Minnesota, may be elsewhere
Lakes Jam: Year 5 is here; More new, fun features to keep people happy
Pequot Lakes: Businesses share thoughts about highway
Rebels edge rival Lightning 4-2
Berrios shines again as Twins take series with White Sox
Vikings' special teams key spots still up for grabs
Wild work out deal with expansion Las Vegas club to protect 2 defensemen
CCS trap team second in conference
Steven H. Gangl
Bernard "Bernie" Gallus
Calendar of events: June 22, 2017
Yoga instructor O'Day to offer classes in Nisswa starting Friday
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre: 'Peter Pan' lands in Pine River Friday-Saturday
Reminders: June 22, 2017
Pages from the Past - June 22, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Death by a thousand cuts
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
letters to the editor
Births-June 15, 2017
Births-June 8, 2017
Bob and Phyllis Jones
Births: May 17, 2017
June 13, 2017
Minnesota Legislature sues Mark Dayton over legislative funding
The Minnesota House and Senate filed a lawsuit on Tuesday asking a judge to overturn Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of their funding for the next...
June 13, 2017 - 5:01pm
June 5, 2017
Former state senator to run for U.S. House seat in southern Minnesota
OWATONNA, Minn. -- A former state senator from Owatonna has announced her intention to seek the U.S. House seat in southern Minnesota now held...
June 5, 2017 - 3:59pm
June 1, 2017
Al Franken has a bone to pick with Ted Cruz, 'the guy who microwaves fish' in the office
There are few people in the halls of Congress who would dispute that "the most hated man" there is Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Since he took office...
June 1, 2017 - 7:10am
May 20, 2017
Work quietly proceeds on Minnesota state budget
ST. PAUL — With just days left before the Minnesota Legislature is forced to adjourn, the Minnesota Capitol was eerily quiet Saturday despite an unfinished budget. Rank and file lawmakers sat around the Capitol passing time as their party leaders hustled in and out of closed-door...
May 20, 2017 - 11:00pm
May 10, 2017
Bemidji State University fears cuts may be ahead as legislators debate funding
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The latest higher education plan by Minnesota legislators would send tens of millions more to Minnesota State colleges...
May 10, 2017 - 6:06pm
May 5, 2017
Pawlenty returns to the spotlight
EAGAN, Minn. — Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty returned to the public spotlight Friday to warn Minnesotans to prepare for the profound changes...
May 5, 2017 - 11:30pm
Letter to the editor: Trump's first and final war
Trump. When will enough of our bought-and-paid-for politicians in "the swamp" decide they love their country, their children and grandchildren, the rest of the world and the earth enough to drop their addiction to money and "party," ridding us of this terrible pretender and liar?...
opinion/letters to the editor
May 5, 2017 - 6:00am
May 2, 2017
Western Minnesota Republicans under fire for anti-Muslim post
Republicans in the congressional district that represents western Minnesota are seeing a backlash from a Facebook post calling Rep. Keith Ellison,...
May 2, 2017 - 6:06pm
McFeely: Post on 7th District GOP’s Facebook page calls Rep. Ellison Muslim slur
A post on the Minnesota 7th Congressional District Republican’s Facebook page included a vitriolic meme that called U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison...
May 2, 2017 - 6:13am
April 28, 2017
Four vie to lead Minn. GOP
ST. CLOUD — Republican activists from around the state will gather Saturday, April 29, in St. Cloud to pick a new leader as they prepare...
April 28, 2017 - 11:30pm
April 25, 2017
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
ST. PAUL — The outgoing chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota is attacking his deputy as irresponsible and lacking the judgment to become...
April 25, 2017 - 7:59pm
April 16, 2017
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members of the U.S. Senate. Which...
April 16, 2017 - 10:30pm
April 11, 2017
Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to release Asian carp project
A dozen Great Lakes states senators have sent a letter to Trump administration officials urging them to move ahead with a plan to stop Asian...
April 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 4, 2017
Minn. GOP leader candidates talk Trump, party debt
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Candidates hoping to become the next leader of Minnesota's Republican party trekked to Little Falls on Monday, Apr....
April 4, 2017 - 6:59pm
March 25, 2017
Columnist comes out, reveals he's WGFWAF
Life can be perfect. It can be sweet. It can even be privileged to a point it can't be beat. It can be all of the above or none of the above, depending on who you were, who you are, or who you want to be, now that you are here, and what you decide to do about it.
opinion/letters to the editor
March 25, 2017 - 5:00am