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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Meet DFL candidates at Pancakes for Progressives event
Crosslake: CSAH 36 informational open house sparsely attended
Breezy Point: Council works toward solving tax-forfeited lot dilemma
Police Blotter - June 21, 2018
Pine River-Backus School District: Board approves preliminary budget
Trap shooting: Ebnet leads team at state meet
PL anglers head to state muskie tournament
Boys golf: Raph takes fourth in state
PL 9th grade team first in Mid-State
Patriot anglers qualify for national event
Sheila Marie Merritt
Iris Straburg Roberts
Wallace H. Schueler
Walter A. Lund
Arron Richard Stoen
Christ Community to host outdoor worship Sunday
Bluegrass concert is Sunday at Crosslake church
Faith: What I learned from 30 days without food
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
Card games: June 4-8, 2018
Letter to the Editor: A response to letter writers
Letter to the Editor: Not Pink Floyd's wall
Letter to the Editor: Northland economics
Letter to the Editor: PUC should approve Line 3 project
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't let the rain get you down
letters to the editor
Births: June 16, 2018
Gary and Colleen Moser
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: June 3, 2018
June 16, 2018
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
FARGO — As the final bell rings for the 2017-18 school year, parents and children are looking for more freedom. Parental concerns about...
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
May 20, 2018
Grandparents, stay in the game
When I was asked to write a book to grandparents (Faith Begins At Home Grandparents) I wasn't sure where to begin, as I'm not a grandparent, so I decided to survey over 200 grandparents, where I asked them one simple question: "What prevents you from being a spiritual influence in...
May 20, 2018 - 11:30am
May 2, 2018
How do you keep a family together after a divorce?
For years, I was under the impression that my husband and I had cultivated the near-perfect marriage, the two of us like His and Her Majesty,...
May 2, 2018 - 1:49pm
April 3, 2018
Despite faults, Facebook helps recall my kids' childhood
FARGO — Facebook has been in the news a lot lately, and not for good reasons. The recent revelations about the Cambridge Analytica data...
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am
April 1, 2018
Dads, daughters continue decade-long tradition of winter camping
GUNFLINT TRAIL, NORTH OF GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — On a bright March afternoon, a procession of winter travelers moved across the crusted snow...
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 27, 2018
Think outside the box for Easter egg dyes
FARGO — Americans have been decorating Easter eggs the same way since the electric light bulb was in its infancy. It was 1880 when a druggist...
March 27, 2018 - 8:40am
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
MOORHEAD, Minn. — "Do you ever, you know, miss the life you had before you had children?" I could almost hear the question being whispered...
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
March 20, 2018
Faith in Action volunteers hold up to growing requests
Two or three times each week, Faith in Action Volunteer Bob King, of Backus, leaves home in his Suburban to pick up a neighbor in Hackensack...
March 20, 2018 - 9:00am
March 13, 2018
It turns out I am 'that' mom
I am "that" mom who homeschools. We started last fall and love it. The flexibility, the fun the kids have while learning, time together, playtime...
March 13, 2018 - 8:50am
February 14, 2018
TRIAD meeting set Feb. 20 in Hackensack
A TRIAD meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Hackensack Hub. TRIAD meetings will feature sessions after the regular meetings focusing on different areas of the sheriff's office. In February, Deputy Tim Norton, emergency management coordinator, and Heather Hopkins,...
February 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Volunteers make charity happen
On Jan. 31, the Pine River-Backus Family Center held a meeting for Pine River Area Food Shelf volunteers who work with the computer. Fifteen volunteers attended because they want to serve our clients with the maximum efficiency. Jodi, our food shelf coordinator, started the meeting...
February 14, 2018 - 7:30am
February 13, 2018
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
FARGO — Nearly five years ago I found out I was expecting my son, and I was a little nervous. After growing up with two sisters, I assumed...
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 12, 2018
Simple questions have a big impact on family meals
A little stack of cards sat next to our second-grader Anika's supper plate one night this past week. Yes, it's supper, not dinner, on the prairie....
February 12, 2018 - 8:54am
February 6, 2018
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
FARGO — I hear a lot about "mom guilt." It's the feeling that we're somehow not good enough for our kids or not doing enough for them....
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
February 4, 2018
Camping in below zero temps
FARGO — Ask most people when camping season is, and they'll probably tell you May through early October. But to a growing community, these...
February 4, 2018 - 11:42am