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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
Frank Laurel Joslin
Robert A. Hjelm
Gordon "Gordy" Pasell
Jeanne M. Hunt (Mahlum)
Wilma J. Long
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
Willpower, strength and determination: A personal journey to losing 100 pounds in less than a year
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 22, 2018
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
GRAND FORKS — Not that many years ago, it was relatively common practice for anglers fishing sturgeon on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River...
April 22, 2018 - 7:20am
April 21, 2018
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
Q: l thought you'd enjoy a picture of my mother's amaryllis. She's maintained several plants for many years. They are such a unique plant and...
April 21, 2018 - 7:05am
April 13, 2018
On a shelf, long forgotten, a lifetime's worth of goals
The manila file folder was stuck in alongside some of my old trip journals on a bookshelf. "What's this?" I thought. I pulled it out and opened it up the other day. Inside were, among other things, a couple of sheets of notebook paper with my handwriting on them. "Exercise No. 9,"...
April 13, 2018 - 6:00am
April 8, 2018
Crowded spring fishing loses appeal
In April 1997, as Blizzard Hannah roared into the Red River Valley and brought the region to a screeching halt, I was on the Rainy River with...
April 8, 2018 - 7:14am
April 6, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Brainerd School District residents: Be informed voters
Every resident of the Brainerd School District - that includes most families in the Nisswa and Lake Shore areas - listen up. You have a school bond referendum vote coming up Tuesday, April 10. You should go to the polls that day to make an informed choice on whether the school district...
April 6, 2018 - 7:30am
Stopping in the woods on a crunchy morning
The previous day's moderate thaw is history. I stride along a refrozen trail at dawn. My ice cleats, stretched over a pair of running shoes,...
April 6, 2018 - 6:32am
April 5, 2018
Opinion Column: If you quit
This column is about something I've thought about doing before and that's just saying the heck with it. Some of you might say it a bit differently. When I was a pastor I would get so sick and tired of the same old people whining and complaining about the same old stuff that never...
April 5, 2018 - 9:30am
As I See It: Can you hack it?
Last week, we heard another profound political statement from Sen. Klobuchar who was speaking in support of additional money for data security in Minnesota when she said, "We don't want the Russians picking the next senator from Minnesota." Not that they would want to after Al Franken...
April 5, 2018 - 8:30am
April 4, 2018
Bright, beautiful salad embraces flavors of new season
FARGO — Even though it's snowing as I write this, April has arrived and with it, the season for springtime salads. This week's Symphony...
April 4, 2018 - 8:45am
April 1, 2018
COMMENTARY: Spring 2018 will go down as one of 'those' springs
GRAND FORKS — This spring is showing all the signs of a late arrival. I was reminded of that the other day, when a memory popped up in...
April 1, 2018 - 7:52am
March 31, 2018
Celebrating five years of columns with top garden tips
When I was younger and heard senior citizens talking about time passing ever more rapidly as they aged, I figured it was the Geritol talking....
March 31, 2018 - 8:45am
March 28, 2018
Cheesy potatoes add balance to ham dinner
FARGO—Ham is a longstanding tradition at our Easter dinner table, and several years ago we shared a recipe from my great-grandmother called...
March 28, 2018 - 6:14am
March 26, 2018
Tiger Talk: Elementary students are picking up more STEAM
Students at Pine River-Backus have enjoyed our first year of having a "STEAM" specialist in our building. Teacher Ellie Malecha, our STEAM (Science,...
March 26, 2018 - 3:30am
March 25, 2018
Long moments remind us of fleeting nature of life
This winter has been long enough. I woke up to another three inches of snow on our doorstep this morning, crushing my hopes of spring finally...
March 25, 2018 - 7:36am
Last rites for loyal Lake Superior 'loopers
DULUTH — So. It's over. The popular Kamloops rainbow trout stocking program on Minnesota's North Shore has been discontinued, Minnesota...
March 25, 2018 - 6:15am