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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Hailee Swenson wins Miss Pequot Lakes crown
Camp Ripley to begin its controlled burns
Pequot Lakes to flush hydrants April 26
Safe serving alcohol class offered in Backus
Vietnam-era veterans recognition event set in Brainerd
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - April 24, 2018
Late ice-out: DNR crews face a challenge to get ramps and docks ready by fishing opener
Patriot 4th-graders perform hoops routine
Incredible photos show precise moment when a high school golfer was attacked by an unhinged goose
New estimate shows healthy Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population
Wilma J. Long
Terrence P. "Terry" Duma
Kimberly Mary Rhett
Herbert H. Stunek
David L. Goetze
Am I Getting Enough Protein?
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
Opinion: When Barbara Bush said 'Damn'
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
letters to the editor
Births: April 8, 2018
John and Clare Staulcup
Births - April 1, 2018
Births-March 22, 2018
April 23, 2018
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
ST. PAUL — Scientific and cultural discussions overlapped as the Minnesota House approved a bill to start over on water regulations protecting...
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
March 31, 2018
Legislators highlight tax bill, safe schools - Chamber hosts annual legislative forum
Tax conformity, safe and secure schools, mental health issues, transportation, jobs and the economy, clean water - these are all topics area...
March 31, 2018 - 7:00am
March 24, 2018
'Eggs & Issues' legislative forum over, easy
In lieu of a magic crystal ball, Brainerd lakes area businesses hoped to get a glimpse into the future by asking area legislators to be prognosticators...
March 24, 2018 - 4:00am
March 23, 2018
Lueck's bill related to veterans advances
A bill Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, authored to add a simple "yes or no" veterans' status box on open state appointment applications moved through...
March 23, 2018 - 9:00am
March 22, 2018
Leech Lake band objects to sulfate standard elimination
LEECH LAKE, Minn.—The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe weighed in Monday, March 19, on two bills at the Minnesota Legislature that would eliminate a state standard regulating the amount of sulfate allowed in wild rice waters. In a letter to Sen. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids, and...
March 22, 2018 - 4:33pm
March 20, 2018
Minn. lawmaker says ditch mowers help get rid of weeds
ST. PAUL—A controversial permit system that limits when Minnesota landowners can mow roadside ditches allows noxious weeds to grow, a Minnesota...
March 20, 2018 - 4:05pm
February 23, 2018
State Legislature: Tax conformity, bonding bill cited as top issues
Tax conformity and a bonding bill are among the top issues on the minds of local legislators as they started the legislative session Tuesday, Feb. 20, in St. Paul. Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township/Cass County Gazelka, serving as Senate majority leader, said before the session's...
February 23, 2018 - 12:30pm
February 17, 2018
New House candidates emerge at DFL caucus
Two men announced their intentions to seek state House seats Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Crow Wing County DFL caucus at Brainerd High School. Dale...
February 17, 2018 - 9:00am
February 9, 2018
State Legislature: Heintzeman, Lueck announce re-election bids
State Reps. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, and Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, both announced they will seek third terms in the Minnesota House of Representatives...
February 9, 2018 - 8:00am
January 10, 2018
Area representatives call for public to weigh in on mining proposal
A pair of state representatives from the region encouraged area residents to express support for the NorthMet permit to mine proposal by participating in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' public comment period. The 60-day window to provide the DNR with input on PolyMet's...
January 10, 2018 - 12:30pm
December 20, 2017
Hotline available for farmers
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Agriculture recently established a Farm and Rural Helpline, a resource Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, said could help those facing a variety of challenges in greater Minnesota. The MDA created the helpline as a one-stop shop of sorts for farmers...
December 20, 2017 - 4:30am
May 21, 2017
Pequot Lakes Girl Scouts visit Capitol
Fifth-graders with Pequot Lakes Girl Scout Troop 347 recently took a trip to the Twin Cities that was filled with art, acting, history, government...
May 21, 2017 - 9:00am
March 15, 2017
Lueck seeks essay contest entries
State Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, urges local students to enter an essay contest that could land them recognition at the Capitol and $1,000 for...
March 15, 2017 - 7:00am
February 24, 2017
Lueck named chair of commission on school trust land
State Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, was recently elected to chair the Legislature's Permanent School Trust Land Commission. School trust lands were...
February 24, 2017 - 10:03pm
Minnesota Senate poised to pass Sunday sales
ST. PAUL — A bill legalizing Sunday sales of alcohol coming next week to the Minnesota Senate is very likely to pass, Senate Majority Leader...
February 24, 2017 - 7:39pm