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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
MnDOT training program at Camp Ripley to prepare snowplow operators for winter
Flu vaccination clinics available for eligible veterans across central Minnesota
SWCD offers free forest management seminar for landowners
Brainerd breaks record Sunday with 86-degree temp
Airport marketing team to meet
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots, Pioneers score victories
Area Girls Tennis: Pequot Lakes dominates Mid-State Tournament
Area Volleyball: PR-B Tigers win Neprud Tournament at C-I
Fashion-forward feathered friend
Terry L. Alholm
Shirley J. Englin
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Philip E. Peterson
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
Faith: A husband's nightmare
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
Letter to the editor: Time for a change
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
November 1, 2017
Warm up winter with hearty beef and barley soup
In my previous life as a cruise director with Clipper Cruise Line, one of my very favorite dishes was the Beef with Barley Soup. Since retiring...
November 1, 2017 - 10:09am
September 27, 2017
Roasted vegetable medley packed with flavor and nutrition
A few summers ago, instead of planting our own garden, we joined a local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and began receiving weekly boxes...
September 27, 2017 - 10:47am
September 6, 2017
Warm up with roasted eggplant and garlic soup
Eggplant is often overlooked in favor of more traditional vegetables, but this dark purple beauty is one of our favorite vegetables, and it's...
September 6, 2017 - 10:19am
July 19, 2017
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
The recent heat wave has had us looking for refreshing ways to cool down, and one of my favorite means to unwind and beat the summer heat is...
July 19, 2017 - 10:08am
June 21, 2017
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Earlier this month, nearly 30 members of our Mathison family clan gathered at Pelican Lake to celebrate the 99th birthday of my beloved grandmother,...
June 21, 2017 - 9:27am
June 14, 2017
Burst of summer: Fresh, fruity salsas spice up a summer picnic
Quick salsas are a great way to bring a burst of summer flavor to your table, and with their mix of fresh fruit and vegetables, our Green Apple-Cucumber...
June 14, 2017 - 8:25am
June 7, 2017
Strawberries and cake? You can't go wrong with this perfect treat
Strawberries are in season, and it is nearly impossible for me to resist picking up a pack or two (or four) from the large displays in our local...
June 7, 2017 - 8:35am
May 23, 2017
LOST ITALIAN: Nothing sour about these grapes
FARGO — When I was growing up, you could always find a bowl of clean grapes in my mother's and grandmother's refrigerators during the summer...
May 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
April 25, 2017
LOST ITALIAN: A Tale of Two Omelets
FARGO — I am rarely a breakfast-for-dinner kind of person. However, I can make an exception when it comes to omelets. Whether I'm pressed...
April 25, 2017 - 6:15pm
April 19, 2017
Lost Italian: Guilt-free Mediterranean steak salad
Summer is just around the corner, and that means the season for shorts and swimsuits is almost here. While we love pasta and potatoes (and you...
April 19, 2017 - 10:12am
April 12, 2017
Lost Italian: Water, the recipe for life
The girl in the photo on the pillow is Ruth, and she lives in Mwamba, Zambia. Ruth was 11 years old when this photo was taken last June, and...
April 12, 2017 - 12:26pm
March 29, 2017
Lost Italian: Let us all eat (orange chiffon) cake
According to various online sources, today is National Chiffon Cake Day. Until recently, I had no idea that such a day existed, and I'm still...
March 29, 2017 - 8:30am
March 14, 2017
LOST ITALIAN: Irish soda bread a tradition of luck and loaves
FARGO — Every March when I was growing up, my mother would make several loaves of Irish Soda Bread throughout the month, and this is one...
March 14, 2017 - 1:30pm
March 8, 2017
Lost Italian: Fresh asparagus salad will make you sing spring
The official start of spring this year is March 20, and springtime veggies are already arriving at our local grocery stores, including our favorite,...
March 8, 2017 - 9:36am
March 1, 2017
Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style
Today marks the beginning of the season of Lent and, as a Catholic, I welcome this opportunity for reflection, atonement and spiritual growth....
March 1, 2017 - 8:19am