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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Sworn in as lieutenant governor, Fischbach’s resignation leaves Minn. Senate tied
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
Pine River American Legion to host Memorial Day services
Smithsonian exhibit on Native American veterans opens in Mille Lacs
Military art project honors Marine Corps
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Lightning strike down rival Fort Ripley
PR-B's Wosmek wins Park Region hurdles titles
Golf Results - May 25, 2018
Tigers roll past Menahga 11-3
Shirley Ann Gross
Cindy Marie Swedberg
Joanne Victoria Johnson
Donald R Albrecht
Puttin' on The Mitts: Mystery ingredients? Challenge accepted
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Making the healthy choice the easy choice: Cuyuna Range Farmers Market
3 Things for Better Health - May 21
The Longest Day: Recognizing beginning stages of Dementia
Grim's Tales: Give time to honor veterans on Memorial Day
Letter to the editor: Park issue sheds light on communication gap
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to Day of Caring students
Cheesehead Chatter: Take pride in what you have
letters to the editor
Births - May 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
Raymond and Margie Richards
May 16, 2018
Irvin faces a tight squeeze as preliminary plans to move historic ship underway in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn.—Plans are being laid to move the SS William A. Irvin out of Minnesota Slip for the first time in more than three decades....
May 16, 2018 - 11:38am
May 14, 2018
Lake Friendly Award winners to be honored at ceremony
Brainerd Lakes area environmental organizations are collaborating to publicly recognize homeowners, contractors and local units of government that have developed or redeveloped their lakeshore or riverfront properties in a lake friendly way and followed current state and local ordinances....
May 14, 2018 - 9:00am
May 9, 2018
Dayton vetoes wild rice sulfate bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday, May 9, vetoed legislation that would have overturned current law regulating sulfate...
May 9, 2018 - 5:24pm
May 8, 2018
Lueck bill on sulfates receives final House approval
ST. PAUL—A bill Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, authored to update the state's system of establishing water quality standards related to sulfates has received final approval from the House. Lueck's bill, H.F. 3280, cleared the House 79-48 Monday after a conference committee met last...
May 8, 2018 - 10:00am
May 7, 2018
Minn. authorities prep for pipeline protests: St. Louis Co. sheriff: ‘It’s clearly on our minds’
DULUTH — The prospect of protests in Minnesota along the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline construction corridor is forcing officials to consider...
May 7, 2018 - 5:00am
May 3, 2018
Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint at Brainerd library event
A free presentation and discussion on how to boost budgets while also reducing carbon footprints in the home is scheduled for 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Brainerd Public Library. Attendees will experience a virtual room-by-room tour of a typical American house, and the presentation...
May 3, 2018 - 9:30am
May 2, 2018
Twin Metals gets leases back from feds
DULUTH -- The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday, May 2, said it has reinstated the mining exploration leases for the proposed Twin Metals underground copper mine southeast of Ely. The move is a reversal of a late Obama administration move that revoked the leases because of the...
May 2, 2018 - 7:35pm
April 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Enbridge pipeline bad for environment, economy
Read Matt Doll's post on the Minnesota Environmental Partnership website detailing lobbying efforts of Enbridge Energy. I'm stunned by the quoted $5.34 million Enbridge spent to buy influence. This corporate bribery and greed circumvents property owners, Minnesotans and our due process....
April 21, 2018 - 7:30am
April 17, 2018
Public Earth Day celebration set in Brainerd
The public is invited to an Earth Day celebration, march and picnic at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Gregory Park in Brainerd. There will be a march from Gregory Park to the intersection of West Washington and Northwest Fourth streets. A vigil for Earth will be held before returning...
April 17, 2018 - 12:59am
April 16, 2018
GOP fights Dayton effort to restrict some fertilizer use
ST. PAUL — Legislative Republicans are fighting a Dayton administration proposal to restrict farmers' use of nitrate fertilizers. The GOP-controlled...
April 16, 2018 - 5:39pm
April 4, 2018
Ruud earns Legislator of the Year, Government Relations awards
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, recently received two awards for her legislative work. Greater Minnesota Parks and Trails recognized...
April 4, 2018 - 5:00am
March 29, 2018
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Wednesday, March 28, said it has filed a response defending its proposed wild rice...
March 29, 2018 - 11:04am
March 22, 2018
Minn. county takes farmland buffer strip law into own hands, finds huge success
WILLMAR, Minn. — While some parts of Minnesota farm country struggle with a new state law requiring buffer strips around pubic waters,...
March 22, 2018 - 6:01pm
March 18, 2018
St. Louis River muskies on the move
DULUTH — St. Louis River muskie anglers learned something fascinating this past week about the fish they chase all summer: Not all of them...
March 18, 2018 - 6:35am
March 16, 2018
Wolf reintroduction moves closer for Isle Royale off Minnesota's north shore
ISLE ROYALE, Mich.—Isle Royale's decimated wolf population will get a lifesaving infusion of 20 to 30 new wolves over the next three years...
March 16, 2018 - 6:15pm