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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Waiting for summer
Day of the Young Child Celebration includes activities, door prizes
Groundwater sampling planned for Wadena County
Minnesota United States Pageant crowns 6 ladies
Crosslake WinterFest coloring contest winners announced
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 20, 2018
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Girls Basketball: Pequot's Lane still working toward success
Crosslake archers 10th in Cook - Mitchell 14th among HS girls
Sailing: Gull Lake Sailing School launches Brainerd High School team
Jerry D. Speedling
Wendy Jean Bassamore
Nisswa Garden Club to meet March 22
Cabbage, Reubens and more!
3 things for better health - March 12
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
Piano students earn honors at festival
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Ask A Trooper: What the law requires at red lights, stop signs
Opinion: Easter - America needs a good story
The Cracker Barrel: The most popular hobby
Letter to the editor: Reader believes bituminous plants illegal in Lake Shore
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Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
March 16, 2018
Wolf reintroduction moves closer for Isle Royale off Minnesota's north shore
ISLE ROYALE, Mich.—Isle Royale's decimated wolf population will get a lifesaving infusion of 20 to 30 new wolves over the next three years...
March 16, 2018 - 6:15pm
March 9, 2018
Inside the outdoors: Deer hunter group now even cooler on crossbows
It's been little more than two months since the end of the regular Minnesota deer hunting season, with archery hunting ending on the last day...
March 9, 2018 - 7:00am
February 25, 2018
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
DULUTH—I put my snowshoes on quickly and dropped into the river valley. Down here, the wind couldn't find me. Snow swirled into the river...
February 25, 2018 - 6:08am
February 21, 2018
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
WADENA, Minn.—If you lived in one of the Scandinavian countries during the winter a century ago, there is a very good chance you not only...
February 21, 2018 - 11:42am
February 11, 2018
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
DULUTH, Minn.—Beth Holst had hunted on the ground for the first two days of last fall's Minnesota firearms deer season, but she hadn't...
February 11, 2018 - 8:44am
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
An angler I know was talking about a lake where he used to fish. Crappies, as I recall. Somewhere near Bemidji. "But then the college kids found...
February 11, 2018 - 7:40am
February 4, 2018
Cohos in the cold: Coho salmon have shown up on the North Shore earlier this winter
FRENCH RIVER, Minn.—The temperature was struggling to rise above zero at mid-morning on Thursday, Feb. 1. A sharp wind whistled down from...
February 4, 2018 - 6:46am
January 31, 2018
Little ice on Lake Superior so far
DULUTH, Minn. — Time is running out this winter for Lake Superior to ice over or even build enough ice to jig for lake trout off Duluth...
January 31, 2018 - 10:25pm
January 30, 2018
Schouweiler claims fourth Beargrease mid-distance win
ON THE GUNFLINT TRAIL, Minn. — Martha Schouweiler received hugs and congratulations as she walked into Trail Center Lodge on Monday morning,...
January 30, 2018 - 5:31am
January 29, 2018
Entangled ND bucks, one with severed head, offer glimpse of nature's cruelty
Jim Brown had seen the two bucks on his trail camera near Walhalla, N.D., earlier in the fall, but then they stopped showing up. That all changed...
January 29, 2018 - 5:34pm
Extravaganza brings out the spirit of brotherhood
On the frigid surface of Hole-in-the-day Bay, among thousands of anglers huddled over holes in the ice, thoughts of southern India and its tropical...
January 29, 2018 - 4:00am
January 28, 2018
Grand Rapids couple busts brush to find remote pike lakes
NEAR GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Paul Nelson stopped in the snowy woods and looked around. "This is where we usually get lost," he said. Nelson...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
January 22, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Minnesota's grouse guru, Gordon Gullion, back in the spotlight
The records and wisdoms of history can be found in all sorts of places; from fragile scrolls stored in clay pots in a Middle Eastern cave, to...
January 22, 2018 - 7:00am
January 19, 2018
A unique contraption for the ice angler
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. —- Jim Dresch was ice fishing with his good friend, Roger Van Surksum, a couple years ago when Van Surksum latched into...
January 19, 2018 - 12:51pm
January 18, 2018
The not so 'big bad wolf:' Animal killed in central Minn. weighs less than originally estimated
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—A wolf hit and killed by a truck in Douglas County last week turned out to weigh a little less than originally thought....
January 18, 2018 - 2:01pm