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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Minnesota attorney general files insulin pricing lawsuit
UPDATE: Authorities still searching for missing Wisconsin girl
Pine River-Backus Elementary School Students of the Month
Poston earns Guardian of Small Business award
Dodge attempts to pass Mercury, crashes on Highway 18
Tennis: Muller/Mudgett, Boller advance at subsection tournament
Area Girls Tennis: Pequot's Boller bounces into state tournament
Still Thielen Good: Record pace continues for Minnesota's homegrown star
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots fall in section final
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
Shelton E. Wright
Robert Donald Ensminger
Wonderful winter squash!
Out of the Darkness Nisswa Walk
Eagles Nest Church to host spaghetti dinner
Faith: 'Onward, Christian Soldiers'
Senior Menus: Oct. 15-19, 2018
Grim's Tales: The Time Lapse Debacle
From the Lefthand Corner: Women unite - at the ballot box
The Cracker Barrel: Enemy of progress?
Just say yes to Apple Day
When visiting Mom's house, prepare for prehistoric appliances
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 14, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: Sept. 30, 2018
50th Wedding Anniversary
October 8, 2018
Out of the Darkness Community Walk set Oct. 13 in Nisswa
Volunteers from Nisswa are joining the quarter of a million people who are walking in towns across the United States to draw attention to the...
October 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 27, 2018
Out of the Darkness Community Walk set Oct. 13
Volunteers from Nisswa are joining the quarter of a million people who are walking in towns across the United States to draw attention to the fight for suicide prevention.
September 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
August 28, 2018
Suicide prevention forum aims to prevent unnecessary deaths
The Brainerd Veterans Affairs Clinic hosted a veteran mental health and suicide awareness forum to help veterans, family members, friends and...
August 28, 2018 - 3:25pm
August 24, 2018
Coming Sunday: Stopping suicides
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the nation, the third-leading cause of death for people aged 10-14 and the second leading cause...
August 24, 2018 - 10:00am
June 12, 2018
Crow Wing County: Tackling community problems in new way
Crow Wing County officials are taking a new tact in dealing with issues such as suicide, juvenile offenses and dropout rates by partnering with...
June 12, 2018 - 8:00am
June 1, 2018
Community leaders share personal, painful stories
BAXTER—They came from all walks of life—a business leader, a health care professional, an educator and a student—but they shared...
June 1, 2018 - 4:00am
April 30, 2018
Beltrami County Jail violated state rules before inmate suicide
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Jail violated state rules regarding inmate checks in the 2017 death of a woman in custody, according to the...
April 30, 2018 - 6:49am
April 4, 2018
Coping with mental illness: Close to suicide, Brainerd woman finds support in family, crisis line
Jennifer was a fistful of pills away from potential death, and if it wasn't for her husband intervening at the right time, she could have been...
April 4, 2018 - 8:00am
'Say what's on your heart': Grandparents cope with loss, comfort others
Kind-hearted and charming, Levi Siekas loved to catch frogs as a boy and do flips off the dock. Described as a boy in motion, he was active in...
April 4, 2018 - 4:00am
April 3, 2018
Turmoil in the mind of a teen: Professionals see a need to open up with kids about mental health
It could be said no one wants to live more than a victim of suicide. Paradoxical? Maybe. But, subtle distinction as it may be, it's a misconception...
April 3, 2018 - 10:00am
April 2, 2018
In memory of a friend: Nonprofit to keep light on for mental health awareness
Brainerd High School sophomore Jake Haapajoki was known to always have a smile on his face. He was always joking around, smiling and laughing,...
April 2, 2018 - 10:19am
A dark side of technology: Smartphones, social media can adversely affect children's mental health
The ills of social media and smartphone use have been harped upon ad nauseum—often in some kind of anecdote picturing a bunch of teens...
April 2, 2018 - 8:00am
Making sense of suicide with some help from above
The Rev. John Stiles does not believe talking about suicide encourages others to kill themselves—in fact he believes it is quite the opposite....
April 2, 2018 - 6:00am
One day at a time: Mom shares daughter's struggles with depression and how the family is moving on after her death
PINE RIVER—Her family called her "Buggie." She loved Halloween, loved dressing up. She had a strong love for playing the violin. She was...
April 2, 2018 - 4:00am
April 1, 2018
Suicide awareness, prevention is life's work for local woman
Those dealing with depression or who have suicidal thoughts often feel alone, unhappy and hopeless, but Mary Marana wants them to know help is...
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am