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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Backus Legion officers installed
Ruttger Family honored for philanthropy
Smaller turnout, bigger fish at week 4 of Hackensack fishing contest
Making the Grade: July 15, 2018
Outdoor Notes for July 15
Golf results - July 12, 2018
Danecdotes: Fan voting affects all-star games
KLICK! - Run for the Walleye
PL 9U team league champs
Edward R. Van Beek
Jevonne M. Ness
Julius Clifford Matson
Michael T. Koering
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
Chef's Hat: For a sweet treat, grill fruit
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish to hold capital fund drive
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
Cheesehead Chatter: Farewell to Echoland
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 5, 2018
Bird City - Lakes area cities discuss joining Audubon bird program
With an abundance of lakes, rivers and forests, it's no wonder that efforts are in the works to promote wildlife-watching in communities along...
July 5, 2018 - 5:00am
June 28, 2018
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
ST. PAUL — For some Northland residents, the approval of a new oil pipeline was reason to celebrate. For others, it was reason to grieve. As Public Utilities Commission members indicated their support for the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28,...
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
June 19, 2018
Commissioners frustrated with Minnesota pipeline options
ST. PAUL—Commissioners deciding whether to approve a proposed 340-mile oil pipeline across the state of Minnesota expressed frustration during a second day of hearings in St. Paul Tuesday.
June 19, 2018 - 10:47pm
June 11, 2018
Autobiography relates life of Duluth's Grant Merritt: Environmental pioneer helped lead charge to stop dumping mine waste in Lake Superior
DULUTH — The 1970s was a heady time for environmentalists in Minnesota and across the country. After decades of industrial exploitation...
June 11, 2018 - 6:00am
June 3, 2018
Twin Ports face numerous chemical risks
DULUTH — For decades, the majority of the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior, Wis., lived under the threat of a concentrated chlorine spill,...
June 3, 2018 - 5:00am
May 31, 2018
Coalition signs letters opposing Twin Metals' mineral leases
DULUTH—More than 170 businesses and outdoor groups signed letters opposing the U.S. Department of the Interior's decision to reinstate Twin Metals' expired mineral leases in May and the mining company's new plans released last week. The three separate letters were each signed...
May 31, 2018 - 7:33pm
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