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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County Most Wanted: July
Manhattan Beach: Residents identify priorities for city
Fergus Falls woman abducted at gunpoint safe; high-risk sex offender in custody: Suspect has history of abducting, raping women
McAllister wins awards for livestock
Breezy Point couple's daughter wins title
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher, Virkus running hot at North Central Speedway
PR-B fall sign-up meeting July 30
Golf Results - July 19, 2018
PL fall sign-up meeting Aug. 6
Danecdotes: North Stars seeking mentor families for young athletes
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
Anton L. "Tony" Mogensen
Julius Clifford Matson
Roggenkamps to give concert at Pequot Lakes church
Emily church to host Jumpin' Jehosafats in concert
Faith: Permanent marks
Senior Menus: July 23-27, 2018
There's still plenty of planting season left
Mayor's Notebook: Take a look at two Pequot Lakes city projects
The Cracker Barrel: Sweet summertime
From the Lefthand Corner: Big Trump and little Trump - Panderers both
Guest Column: Wisdom of the Plain Old Toastmaster
The Last Windrow: How did we survive with no warning labels?
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 19, 2018
Kindness can save lives
My brother saved a little boy's life once. The boy was swimming and got out too deep. No one saw him go under except my brother. It happened...
July 19, 2018 - 3:19pm
July 8, 2018
Who are we without our memories?
Last week, Edie caught her first fish off of her great-grandparents' dock on a little lake in Minnesota. After her daddy helped her pull that...
July 8, 2018 - 9:11am
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 8:21am
June 29, 2018
Commentary: Front-row seats for the cycle of life
ONTARIO'S QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK — Evening comes slipping over the land. On our island camp here in this million-acre canoe-country wilderness,...
June 29, 2018 - 10:56am
June 15, 2018
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
The yellow dog and I were off on a two-hour jaunt in the woods the other day. She would lark ahead, following the trail and her nose. At intervals,...
June 15, 2018 - 7:30am
June 14, 2018
Boy serves kindness with a side of chicken
When my son started bringing home information about his sixth-grade graduation, I thought it was cute. There would be a ceremony and a class...
June 14, 2018 - 9:50am
June 12, 2018
More than grapes: Wine can be sourced from many different fruits
When discussing wine, the conversation often centers around the grapes from which it is made. Very few of us consider wine made from other fruits...
June 12, 2018 - 1:35pm
June 8, 2018
Kindness crosses a variety of comfort zones
FARGO — I'm a pretty outgoing person. There are certainly things that heighten my anxiety, but talking to strangers isn't one of them....
June 8, 2018 - 6:42am
June 5, 2018
Commentary: The obituary heard 'round the world backfires
Lisa Drafall answered a cell phone call from an unknown 701 area code number after the second ring, for which she deserves a measure of credit....
June 5, 2018 - 6:54pm
June 3, 2018
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
Well, it's officially gardening season around here, which means the friendly competition I have with my dad about who is better at keeping the...
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
May 25, 2018
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
I've never been good at goodbyes. When I sold my car a few years ago, I spent our last day together taking photos and sitting in the driver's...
May 25, 2018 - 6:58am
May 11, 2018
Mother's kindness ripples further than realize
There is a woman in my town who does a lot of good. I mean A LOT. She and her husband have been blessed with a successful local business, and...
May 11, 2018 - 6:11am
Sam Cook column: No rest for life in canoe country
ELY — The two painted turtles were sunning atop a bald rock that had been jutting out of Little Gabbro Lake for about 10,000 years. Except...
May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
May 6, 2018
Relishing the signs of spring, whether good or bad
Throw open the doors and bring out that old book that props up your window. Let the sun in and the breeze blow through the house because I...
May 6, 2018 - 9:38am
May 4, 2018
Kids remember kindness in the classroom
FARGO — I packed a bag lunch for my second grader this morning. Actually, he packed it for himself, but I stood guard making sure there...
May 4, 2018 - 7:50am