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Sheriff-elect names chief deputy: 'We complement each other'
Police Blotter - Nov. 17, 2018
Nisswa gains viewers' choice for Minnesota's best small town
Crash on Highway 6 injures both drivers
Rear-end Baxter crash injures driver and 12-year-old passenger
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
John L. Holder
Bernice A. Otterson
Rockne D. Anderson
Card games: Nov. 5-9, 2018
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
Letter to the editor: Thanks, Pequot Lakes, for your votes
As I See It: The fallacy of 'choice'
The Last Windrow: 'The Second Week of Deer Hunting'
Letter to the editor: This is a new dawn
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
As I See It: The fallacy of 'choice'
When does human life begin? This is a question that far too many people don't want to consider, much less answer. In most states it appears the legal or accepted answer is "at birth." But legality and acceptability aside, viability of the baby happens weeks or months prior to the...
7 hours 33 min ago
November 9, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Community newspaper is your information source
Wow. What a difference a week or two makes. Diehard Opinion page readers noticed the influx of letters to the editor in the Echo Journal the...
November 9, 2018 - 10:00am
November 4, 2018
As I See It: Of this and that
I seldom agree with Don Bye, the Echo's more liberal columnist, but I'm forced to this week. Undoubtedly, there is too much money in politics. This has almost always been the case and I don't know a constitutional way to change it. I don't want to live with it. But as long as we keep...
November 4, 2018 - 9:30am
October 21, 2018
Losing Hides for Habitat would have been a shame
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — There was good news last week with the announcement that the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will continue its...
October 21, 2018 - 8:37am
As I See It: So now what?
I'm fairly certain I've used this headline before. An old friend used to ask this question when we had reached a logical end to our discussions without really solving anything or having a good conclusion. That's exactly where I believe we are today. A few weeks ago we witnessed politics...
October 21, 2018 - 8:30am
October 20, 2018
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Q: Can you tell what type of pumpkin or gourd the greenish-gray one at the front of the photo is? I planted seeds for the gourds behind it and...
October 20, 2018 - 9:02am
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
FARGO — Did you notice the heavy crop of seeds on the region's trees this summer and fall? Elm seeds fell by the millions this summer at...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 17, 2018
Going Dutch: Hodgepodge Potatoes are a cold-weather comfort
FARGO — Back in our cruise ship days with Holland America Line, the culinary staff would celebrate the line's Dutch heritage once each...
October 17, 2018 - 7:05am
October 10, 2018
Turn a new leaf: Fall into flavor with Orange Roasted Root Vegetables
FARGO — Fall is here and that means that the season for roasting has arrived once again. If the rapidly decreasing temperatures of late...
October 10, 2018 - 8:02am
October 6, 2018
Bormett's Vignette: Nomad no more, I've landed in the lakes area
My name may not be recognizable to anyone yet, but soon I hope my byline will become just as familiar as the others. I'm Erin Bormett, and I'm...
October 6, 2018 - 10:00am
October 5, 2018
As I See It: He said; she said
Once I got to be a supervisor in the Air Force, I reluctantly became very familiar with these situations. Whether they involved he said-she said, or he said-he said, or she said-she said, it was virtually impossible to discover the truth unless there were reliable disinterested witnesses....
October 5, 2018 - 7:30am
September 30, 2018
Commentary: Making the best of cold, cruddy weather
FORT FRANCES, Ont.—Spend enough time outdoors, and you're going to get bit by bad weather eventually; it's pretty much unavoidable. Such...
September 30, 2018 - 9:03am
September 29, 2018
Should I tell someone with advanced dementia about possible cancer?
Dear Carol: My mom, 83, is in a memory unit because she has advanced Lewy body dementia (LBD). While a nurse was bathing Mom, she noticed a breast...
September 29, 2018 - 7:00am
September 22, 2018
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Let me get right to the point. We love receiving your letters to the editor, all the time. We do have guidelines, including word limits. For...
September 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
FARGO — What's the first thought that comes to mind if someone mentions cutting back? Fewer trips through the buffet line? Less snacking...
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am