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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
New Casey's General Store
Snowfall accumulation misses mark in Brainerd lakes area
Pequot Lakes School: Board adds clay target to sanctioned sports
Authorities find body of missing pregnant woman
Pequot Lakes: Speech takes second in Underwood
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Larry D. Johnson
Donna Rae Wood
Margaret Mary Baxter
Margaret A. (Ecklund) Nacey
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Card games: Feb. 17, 2018
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
February 17, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Don't care about politics? Attend a precinct caucus anyway
I'll be the first to admit it. I'm not a political person, and the only reason I've attended both DFL and Republican precinct caucuses is because of my job. I vaguely recall my first time being assigned to cover a caucus as a reporter. This was a good 30 years ago when I was a young...
February 17, 2018 - 7:30am
February 16, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thanks for supporting Timber Bay
I would like to thank the communities of Pequot Lakes, Crosslake and Pine River for another successful fundraiser we had Jan. 27 for Timber Bay youth. Bill Agens, Pine River Timber Bay area director
February 16, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the editor: Say no to opioids and dreamers
I don't like the idea of my tax dollar going to help anyone hooked on opioids IF that person had the freedom to make a conscious, informed decision to use them, for whatever reason. Exception would be a U.S. veteran hooked on them, who is suffering from battle wound pain, or a nonmilitary...
February 16, 2018 - 7:30am
February 15, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Pequot Lakes Historical Society needs your help
The Pequot Lakes Historical Society is located in the basement of the Cole Memorial Building. The building was built for the city in 1936. The following year the city contracted with John Rohr of Marlow Theater from Pine River to show pictures twice a week. Much history follows, many...
February 15, 2018 - 9:30am
Letter to the editor: Looking for poop
The Brainerd Dispatch (Jan. 8) ran a news service story that deserves feedback. The story said the DNR is looking for volunteers to do some field work for spruce grouse research - counting poop! Just when you hope you've heard the last of stupidity of some of the DNR programs, well...
February 15, 2018 - 8:30am
February 5, 2018
The Last Windrow: Wandering to those secret places of mine
There are secret places we have all gone. Places that are not on a Google map. I'm thinking of the secret places that I have gone to at different...
February 5, 2018 - 4:30am
February 4, 2018
Grim's Tales: The difference five years makes
Some of you might have seen my post on Facebook on Jan. 2, but for those who did not, can you believe it has been five years since I joined the...
February 4, 2018 - 7:30am
February 3, 2018
The Cracker Barrel: A wild idea
"What if the United States had a plan to protect all of its wildlife, to give animals the space they need to survive and thrive? What would that...
February 3, 2018 - 8:30am
Letter to the Editor: DACA and freedom fries
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." We've heard these words, especially immigrants: the ideals on the brass plaque at the Statue of Liberty on Ellis Island in New York harbor. My grandparents came through there, from Europe. Oil companies...
February 3, 2018 - 7:30am
February 2, 2018
Letter to the editor: Concerned about Fifty Lakes muni
The Fifty Lakes muni has been around for years - heck, back before I was even born. It has had its ups and downs, bar brawls, but it also was a place of laughter, storytelling, meeting with family/friends, mourning friends/family lost and where many hold a lot of memories.
February 2, 2018 - 7:30am
From the Lefthand Corner: Continued devastation
The Trump train keeps rolling along, bringing far more damage than improvement. This column is mostly a review of Trump's inaugural speech from January 2017. On Tuesday, we were all "blessed" with Trump's version of the "greatness" of his record, how "great we all have it now" and...
February 2, 2018 - 6:30am
January 29, 2018
McFeely: Being at Super Bowl 'kind of weird' for Wentz
ST. PAUL—It only got a little weird during Carson Wentz's interview session at Super Bowl media day Monday, Jan. 29. Seated a few rows...
January 29, 2018 - 11:26pm
January 20, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Drop me a line about what makes your fish house special
A friend just shared that his new, custom-built fish house will boast an electric fireplace, electric queen size bunk over the dinette and spray...
January 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Letter to the editor: Lake associations protect lakes for everyone
At the DNR Roundtable on Jan. 5, and in numerous print and online news stories, some angling organizations have spread the myth that lake associations are trying to shut down access and privatize lakes. I firmly state that the Long Lake Property Owners Association works year-round...
January 20, 2018 - 7:30am
January 18, 2018
Letter to the editor: 'Fire and Fury' tells inside story of Oval Office in chaos
"Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," by author Michael Wolff, was the topic for discussion on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" at 6 a.m. Jan. 4. The copy I ordered arrived Thursday, Jan. 11. The author's notes reflect what he learned from his 18 months of fly-on-the-wall status, beginning...
January 18, 2018 - 7:30am