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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
1st day of spring may bring snow
Highway 371 project open house set Tuesday in Backus
Dayton proposes measure to reduce elevated nitrates in drinking water
Area students participate in regional spelling bee
PR-B Community Education classes listed
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
St. Louis River muskies on the move
Commentary: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
Virgil Frank Lundberg
Dolores J. Thellin
Shirley Ann Calderone
Arlene J. Boesch
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
Faith: The gospel preaches a radical message
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
Staging your home not as easy as you think
letters to the editor
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We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
March 12, 2018
Nolan endorses fellow congressman Walz for Minn. governor
DULUTH, Minn.—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan endorsed fellow Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz for governor of Minnesota on Monday.
March 12, 2018 - 3:34pm
March 11, 2018
GOP governor candidates to speak at Staples forum
STAPLES—A forum for Republican candidates for governor will be 6:30 p.m. March 20 at the Timbers Event Center in Staples. Candidates Phillip...
March 11, 2018 - 10:00am
February 19, 2018
Where does Nolan's campaign cash go?: Retiring congressman has more than $500K on hand
DULUTH—When Rep. Rick Nolan announced his upcoming retirement from Congress earlier this month, he ended a re-election campaign flush with...
February 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
February 17, 2018
8th District GOP candidate Stauber ‘not going to Washington to be a robot'
DULUTH—Pete Stauber bounced from one thing to the next at his 8th Congressional District campaign headquarters in Hermantown earlier this...
February 17, 2018 - 10:00pm
New House candidates emerge at DFL caucus
Two men announced their intentions to seek state House seats Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Crow Wing County DFL caucus at Brainerd High School. Dale...
February 17, 2018 - 9:00am
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
Platform is focus of GOP caucus-goers - Attendance down at Crow Wing, Cass locations
Low turnout stifled morale at some Republican caucus locations throughout Crow Wing and Cass counties Tuesday, Feb. 6, but others reported a...
February 17, 2018 - 7:00am
From the Lefthand Corner: The race is on - again
Politics has strange timetables. The best-laid plans of mice and men. Early last week Rick Nolan was working his way toward re-election for one last term as our U.S. Congressional District 8 representative. He had selected his campaign manager and most of his campaign staff, accumulated...
February 17, 2018 - 5:30am
8th Congressional District: Nolan will retire - Mills, Radinovich indicate interest
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, representing Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, announced Friday, Feb. 9, that he would not seek re-election and instead will retire at the end of his current term this year.
February 17, 2018 - 3:00am
February 12, 2018
Mayor announces run for Congress in northern Minn.
NORTH BRANCH, Minn.—The first new entrant into the midterm election void left by Rep. Rick Nolan's retirement announcement last week wasn't...
February 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
February 11, 2018
Lifelong friends celebrate being Eagle Scouts
FARGO—Two boys who've been friends for almost 15 years and involved in multiple activities together are sharing one more accomplishment...
February 11, 2018 - 8:57pm
February 9, 2018
Nolan's singular career draws to close: 8th District rep will not run again
As the last of the "Watergate Babies" exits the U.S. House of Representatives and bids farewell to Capitol Hill, he can look back at a historically...
February 9, 2018 - 10:35pm
February 7, 2018
DFL precinct caucus results in straw poll winner in gubernatorial race
Minnesotans follow a cardinal rule: "Never, ever, take the last one" of anything—ever. That rule was shattered Tuesday at the Brainerd...
February 7, 2018 - 4:00am
February 5, 2018
Congress candidate to speak in Staples
STAPLES—Dave Hughes, congressional candidate, will speak at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Twisted Sister's Restaurant in Staples. Hughes is running...
February 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 2, 2018
Thissen makes his pitch for governor
An almost blue-collar attitude—rolled up sleeves and can-do mindset, the whole works—may not be the first image of an Ivy-League...
February 2, 2018 - 8:00am