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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Audubon to host Antarctica presentation
Emily: Council denies vacation request
Cass County absentee ballots available
Pine River-Backus School: Property values partially help drive levy increase
Tiger Talk: Inspire Trades is new to PR-B
Partners team up for local fish passage project funding
Football: Patriots fall to Rebels 20-18
Basketball: Clinics at CLC scheduled in October
Area Female Athlete: Wynn helps put the W in PR-B
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Martha L. Rach
Judith K. Lapke
Brainerd health care facility offers companions to terminally ill
Essentia clinics offer walk-in flu clinics, appointments
Coming Monday: No one dies alone
Grim's Grub: Let's shake things up a bit
Dear daughters, from Mom
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
May 10, 2018
Contest to feature wild rice recipes
The Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council is looking for creative, motivated and talented contestants with the culinary chops to compete in the ninth annual "Get Wild with Wild Rice" recipe contest. Contestants could bring home cash prizes and earn bragging rights for the most innovative...
May 10, 2018 - 12:30pm
May 9, 2018
Raspberry almond scones a Mother's Day treat
FARGO — Scones are one of my favorite pastries to make, and if you look in my deep-freeze on any given day, you'll almost always find a...
May 9, 2018 - 9:10am
May 6, 2018
Grim's Grub: This recipe has 'bean' a long time coming
I remember a graduate studies class where a friend brought a tray of brownies to share. I sampled a small one and then she asked all of us how...
May 6, 2018 - 7:00am
April 29, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's finally time to fire up the grill
With spring finally making its arrival, it's definitely time to break out the grill. Remember, that grill has been sitting in a garage (or perhaps...
April 29, 2018 - 10:00am
April 22, 2018
Grim's Grub: Words of warning: Don't eat these fun recipes
OK, OK, so my column is called Grim's Grub and that suggests that all the recipes I share should be food recipes, but hear me out. Sometimes...
April 22, 2018 - 10:00am
April 15, 2018
Chef's Hat: Make your own rotisserie chicken
One of the easiest ways to prepare a meal is to stop at the deli and pick up a rotisserie chicken. Heat up a vegetable, throw a roll in the oven...
April 15, 2018 - 10:00am
April 8, 2018
Recipe: Eggs are full of multiple health benefits
Happy spring, everyone! One tradition many families enjoy during the Easter season is to dye hard-boiled eggs. They are often bright and colorful,...
April 8, 2018 - 10:00am
April 5, 2018
Puttin' on The Mitts: 2 meals, 1 pan
I'm happy to put this statement into print: I will never go on another diet again! My new way of cooking and eating has become my lifestyle—eating...
April 5, 2018 - 11:00am
April 4, 2018
Bright, beautiful salad embraces flavors of new season
FARGO — Even though it's snowing as I write this, April has arrived and with it, the season for springtime salads. This week's Symphony...
April 4, 2018 - 8:45am
April 1, 2018
Chef's Hat: Twice baked potatoes are twice as nice
Growing up, baked potatoes were just that - potatoes thrown in an oven, baked and served with a bit of butter, salt and pepper and maybe some...
April 1, 2018 - 9:00am
March 28, 2018
Cheesy potatoes add balance to ham dinner
FARGO—Ham is a longstanding tradition at our Easter dinner table, and several years ago we shared a recipe from my great-grandmother called...
March 28, 2018 - 6:14am
March 24, 2018
Grim's Grub: Try gnocchi when you need potato and pasta fix
It's no secret that I work two jobs. I had mentioned in the past that I worked at a restaurant. Last year I switched up my second job, and now...
March 24, 2018 - 9:30am
March 21, 2018
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
FARGO — Most people dream of spending their March break in warm and sunny places, like Florida, Arizona, Mexico or the Caribbean. But not...
March 21, 2018 - 7:30am
March 17, 2018
Chef's Hat: Sweet potatoes provide a twist on tater tots
A year or so ago, I had lunch with friends at a restaurant that served sweet potato tots along with our sandwiches. These little bits were much...
March 17, 2018 - 3:00am
March 10, 2018
Grim's Grub: Sugarbush is calling maple syrup lovers
The ice is starting to melt and I am starting to look at maple sap collecting equipment yet again. Last year I had seven taps out on March 15,...
March 10, 2018 - 12:00pm