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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County schedules public hearing about budget, levy
Nisswa: Dullum will be remembered as 'Mr. Nisswa'
Sheriff's office identifies man killed in hunting accident
CLC contributes $136 million to regional economy annually
Fingers crossed: Pillager hosts turkey bingo
Women's Hockey: U.S. Hockey Hall Of Fame Faceoff Classic 'fantastic' event
Junior Hockey: North Iowa dominates North Stars
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Girls hockey: Lightning win 2 of 3 to start season
Women's College Hockey: BSU, SCSU hope game in Brainerd Tuesday, Nov. 20, will be classic
Twila Lillian Danzig
William "Bill" O'Hara
William Tennis Jones
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
November 18, 2018
Veeder: A song for a new season
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- If I could fill my page with words to make up an ending to each season that has given us her all — glorious orange sunsets...
November 18, 2018 - 10:00am
November 4, 2018
The best times are now
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Apparently love is in the air this fall. In the past two months, I’ve attended four weddings, sang the couples love...
November 4, 2018 - 9:10am
October 21, 2018
Some things are worth saving
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — OK, please tell me everyone has it — that space under the stairs or in the attic or the corner of your bedroom...
October 21, 2018 - 8:00am
October 14, 2018
Just say yes to Apple Day
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Last weekend, my friend up the hill invited us — and the entire contents of my little sister's apple tree —...
October 14, 2018 - 9:04am
October 7, 2018
Listen, because it's important
I'm sitting in the airport in Minneapolis waiting for a flight to take me up and out of this city, back home to resume life as normal. I came...
October 7, 2018 - 8:00am
September 30, 2018
Commentary: Maybe growing old isn't what I used to think it was
When I was a young kid, my grandma Edith would take us to town. I would ride in the back seat on the blue velvety cloth seats of her sedan, my...
September 30, 2018 - 9:49am
September 23, 2018
Dear daughters, from Mom
Dear daughters, While I type this, I'm sitting in the living room. Rosie, you're crawling around the floor, picking up things to put in your...
September 23, 2018 - 6:45am
September 2, 2018
Some things stand the test of time
"How old is that shirt you think?" I asked my husband as he came downstairs and scooped up both our babies to sit with him on his easy chair....
September 2, 2018 - 7:27am
July 22, 2018
If we don't tell our food story, who will?
We sit at kitchen tables, on blankets in the park, around picnic tables at street fairs and on tailgates after a long morning in the field. We...
July 22, 2018 - 7:30am
July 8, 2018
Who are we without our memories?
Last week, Edie caught her first fish off of her great-grandparents' dock on a little lake in Minnesota. After her daddy helped her pull that...
July 8, 2018 - 9:11am
June 3, 2018
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
Well, it's officially gardening season around here, which means the friendly competition I have with my dad about who is better at keeping the...
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
May 6, 2018
Relishing the signs of spring, whether good or bad
Throw open the doors and bring out that old book that props up your window. Let the sun in and the breeze blow through the house because I...
May 6, 2018 - 9:38am
April 14, 2018
Kicking up dust on the road of life
We live on gravel roads that stretch like ribbons along pasture land dotted with black cattle. As we kick up dust beneath our pickup tires heading...
April 14, 2018 - 8:25am
April 8, 2018
On the ranch, being a good neighbor means so much
Out here on the ranch there are millions of tasks that require the proper attire. When I was growing up I don't think I ever saw our neighbor...
April 8, 2018 - 8:25am
March 25, 2018
Long moments remind us of fleeting nature of life
This winter has been long enough. I woke up to another three inches of snow on our doorstep this morning, crushing my hopes of spring finally...
March 25, 2018 - 7:36am