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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
The Regional Report: New life for Salem WEST property, former Crosby mayor denied dismissal
Crow Wing County: Board hears about flood insurance opt-out option
Police Blotter - Dec. 9, 2017
Crow Wing County: Board considers agreement with Cass County on Pine River Watershed
Tree of life memorial service is Dec. 11 in Brainerd
Area students take part in snowmobile safety
Rodeo: Leader native to compete in World Series of Team Roping
Revolution takes first in Detroit Lakes
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Five Patriots on all-area first team
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
Murvin W. Wickham
Andrew Edward Dambowy
Lisa Neville Lake (Gustafson)
George L. Crust
Browser: 'Tis the season
Food column: Find better health by eating the Mediterranean way
PR-B Community Education classes listed
Ask a Master Gardener: Caring for an amaryllis bulb
Senior Menus: Dec. 4-8, 2017
The Last Windrow: The story of Clausey Sands
Opinion: A snapshot does not tell the whole story
The Cracker Barrel: Enchanting place
Letter to the editor: PR-B volleyball supporters appreciated
Letter to the editor: Mandatory flu shot policy is wrong
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
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November 8, 2017
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate leaders say they are preparing to lay off their employees. If the courts do not decide a funding dispute between...
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 5, 2017
State aid disaster assistance OK'd for Cass, Crow Wing
Gov. Mark Dayton authorized on Oct. 25 up to an estimated $381,552 in total disaster aid relief for Cass and Crow Wing counties. Funding will come from the State Disaster Assistance Contingency Account.
November 5, 2017 - 7:30am
October 30, 2017
Minnesota farmland buffer enforcement may not be needed
ST. PAUL—Minnesota farmers should not worry about buffer police. The key Minnesota lawmaker in crafting a law requiring plant buffers between...
October 30, 2017 - 5:23pm
October 24, 2017
DFL dinner set Oct. 28 in Nisswa
The 15th annual Cass and Crow Wing County DFL fall dinner will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Nisswa American Legion Post 627.
October 24, 2017 - 9:30am
October 23, 2017
'I support the project,' Mark Dayton says of the PolyMet mining proposal
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has moved from being "genuinely undecided" on the proposed PolyMet mine to being a genuine supporter....
October 23, 2017 - 7:28pm
October 9, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Oct. 9
AITKIN COUNTY A letter of support for Enbridge's Line 3 replacement project was approved by the Aitkin County Board, the Aitkin Independent Age...
October 9, 2017 - 10:00am
October 2, 2017
US high court leaves Minnesota sex offender program running
ST. PAUL—Minnesota can keep its program that indefinitely locks up sex offenders after they finish serving prison terms. The U.S. Supreme...
October 2, 2017 - 5:17pm
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Oct. 1
BREEZY POINT A local salsa company based in Breezy Point took home a top prize at the Minnesota State Fair, the Echo Journal reported. Peppy...
October 2, 2017 - 1:11pm
September 25, 2017
Minnesotans seek Medicaid to continue
ST. PAUL — Kate Swenson says Americans do not understand what Medicaid does. For her family, "Medicaid means my son can live at home,"...
September 25, 2017 - 3:43pm
September 9, 2017
Minnesota's preparing its bid for Amazon's HQ -- but you can't know what's in it yet
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton met with state and regional officials Friday to prepare a bid to land Amazon's new headquarters—but...
September 9, 2017 - 3:49pm
August 31, 2017
Dayton comes to defense of 'Dreamers' program
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday, Aug. 31, released a statement supporting immigrants who were brought to this country as children without proper immigration documentation.
August 31, 2017 - 9:05pm
August 28, 2017
'Can we just get to it?' justice asks about Dayton's legislative funding vetoes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Supreme Court justices on Monday, Aug. 28, had many questions about Gov. Mark Dayton's line-item veto of two years...
August 28, 2017 - 7:47pm
June 27, 2017
Judge orders Minnesota to fund legislature through Oct. 1
A judge on Tuesday ordered the state of Minnesota to fund its legislature until Oct. 1 while litigation challenging a gubernatorial veto works...
June 27, 2017 - 2:38pm
June 25, 2017
Mark Dayton reread the Constitution, then vetoed legislative funding. Now it goes to court
ST. PAUL — The decision to veto the Legislature's funding was a slowly simmering idea for Gov. Mark Dayton until shortly before he took...
June 25, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 21, 2017
After seeing 'horrifying'' Yanez video, Dayton says 'everyone is not treated equally' in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—With stone-faced African-American leaders standing behind him, Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday that watching the newly released...
June 21, 2017 - 10:09pm