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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River: Council learns from latest audit
Symposium offered on dangers of sex trafficking, sexual assault
Upcoming PR-B Community Education classes listed
Lead pollution topic of April 25 event at arboretum
New estimate shows healthy Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population
Deep Portage announces summer camps
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
Herbert H. Stunek
Genevieve Irene Hill
Margaret May Anderson
Frank Laurel Joslin
Am I Getting Enough Protein?
3 Things for Better Health - April 22
Sugar affects your liver as well as your waistline
Grim's Grub: Words of warning: Don't eat these fun recipes
Faith: Be still and silent
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: Here's a first quarter review
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Cracker Barrel: Classical insights
The Last Windrow: Try turkey hunting to beat the winter blues
Letter to the Editor: Enbridge pipeline bad for environment, economy
letters to the editor
Births: April 8, 2018
John and Clare Staulcup
Births - April 1, 2018
Births-March 22, 2018
April 10, 2018
Minnesota medical marijuana users struggle with cost, finding doctors to prescribe
DULUTH—Almost three years after marijuana was legalized for some medical purposes in Minnesota, some providers, patients and patients'...
April 10, 2018 - 6:06pm
March 5, 2018
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: Signs of a vibrant city
Minnesota mayors have the opportunity to attend conferences hosted by the League of Minnesota Cities. For me, as a newer member of local government, these have been wonderful opportunities to learn about the nuances of good governing.
March 5, 2018 - 4:30am
February 23, 2018
State Legislature: Tax conformity, bonding bill cited as top issues
Tax conformity and a bonding bill are among the top issues on the minds of local legislators as they started the legislative session Tuesday, Feb. 20, in St. Paul. Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township/Cass County Gazelka, serving as Senate majority leader, said before the session's...
February 23, 2018 - 12:30pm
February 12, 2018
Court: Fischbach can remain senator and lieutenant governor for now
ST. PAUL — Michelle Fischbach may remain Minnesota lieutenant governor and a state senator -- for now at least. A judge dismissed a lawsuit...
February 12, 2018 - 7:45pm
February 10, 2018
Crosslakers: Working with government to complete projects
By last fall, the Crosslakers organization was eager to get its projects into the implementation stage. It had identified and nurtured ideas...
February 10, 2018 - 7:00am
February 9, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
ST. PAUL—Rebecca Otto won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's straw poll for governor in the 8th Congressional District. Three days later,...
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
January 30, 2018
Fixing Minnesota elder abuse failures is new commissioner's first job
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota woman is back for her second stint as state health commissioner with instructions to fix the state's failed nursing...
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
January 24, 2018
General to take command of troubled Minnesota IT agency, focus on fixing MNLARS
ST. PAUL—The governor brought in an Army general to lead the Minnesota information technology department, which is struggling to fix a...
January 24, 2018 - 6:04pm
January 17, 2018
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants the state to fund $1.5 billion of public works projects across Minnesota and asks legislators to approve...
January 17, 2018 - 7:00am
January 12, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota would seem to have an outsized influence on the next farm bill. Both of the state's senators are on that body's Agriculture...
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 11, 2018
Dayton encourages MNsure sign-ups before Sunday deadline
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton declared Wednesday "MNsure Enrollment Day" in Minnesota, with five days remaining to enroll in health care coverage for 2018 through MNsure. Already, more than 111,600 Minnesotans successfully enrolled in private health coverage for 2018 through MNsure,...
January 11, 2018 - 1:30pm
January 3, 2018
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach calls herself "acting lieutenant governor," but has not talked publicly...
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 23, 2017
Commentary: 'New' Minnesota Capitol, enlarged political divide
ST. PAUL—Oh, what a year 2017 was in Minnesota politics. It all started innocently enough, with the state Capitol re-opening after years...
December 23, 2017 - 8:02am