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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - Oct. 20, 2018
Schaefer's Foods seeks scenic photos for 2019 calendar
Lessard-Sams council recommends local projects for funding
Legal clinic for veterans set
PR-B Community Education offers variety of classes
Emily Greens Champions
Just keep swimming: Octogenarian keeps up cold water aquatics started in her youth
Volleyball: 7th-grade Patriots take Mid-State crown
High School Football: Green Wave washes over Patriots
Inside the Outdoors: 'f/8, and Be There'
Paul G. Jensen
Gerald (Red) Moeller
Allen J. Skochenski
Rose Arleen Hanson
Give blood to help cancer patients
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
Card games: Oct. 8-12, 2018
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Survivor advises others to get 3D mammogram
The Last Windrow: It's a special time of year in Minnesota
Letter to the editor: Voters should elect Goddard
Letter to the editor: Voters encouraged to vote Goddard
Letter to the editor: Managing change in Crosslake
Letter to the editor: CWC needs Barrows, Brekken
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 20, 2018
Kate Wulf- Mathew Spaan
Births: Oct. 14, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: Sept. 30, 2018
August 26, 2018
Faith: Fearless parenting
One question I commonly get asked from parents is, "How do I lead my child spiritually to know, love and follow Jesus?" I was recently asked to review and write an endorsement for a new book by George Barna and Jimmy Myers entitled "Fearless Parenting." With their permission I am...
August 26, 2018 - 7:30am
July 27, 2018
Heartbeats, the best sound in the world
A few months ago, my husband Jason and I did an embryo transfer. For those of you who've never done in vitro fertilization (IVF), this is the...
July 27, 2018 - 6:17am
June 17, 2018
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
Margo Fortune was lucky to have the father she did because the thought of her late dad makes her smile and what he told her stuck with her—even...
June 17, 2018 - 6:00am
May 13, 2018
A mother's love: Celebrating moms on Mother's Day
Mom was right. Then again, Mother was always right even—she'd be the first to say—when her kids often believe she was wrong or just...
May 13, 2018 - 6:00am
April 30, 2018
Crow Wing Energized: Parenting with Consistency
Consistency is one of the most important parenting skills we can learn. It's also one of the hardest skills to master. Young children learn by...
April 30, 2018 - 11:00am
April 3, 2018
Despite faults, Facebook helps recall my kids' childhood
FARGO — Facebook has been in the news a lot lately, and not for good reasons. The recent revelations about the Cambridge Analytica data...
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am
March 27, 2018
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
MOORHEAD, Minn. — "Do you ever, you know, miss the life you had before you had children?" I could almost hear the question being whispered...
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
March 18, 2018
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
SOLWAY, Minn.—Eleven years ago, Kent and Shantel Dudley adopted a child no one else would. Five-year old Travis had severe neurological...
March 18, 2018 - 8:18am
February 13, 2018
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
FARGO — Nearly five years ago I found out I was expecting my son, and I was a little nervous. After growing up with two sisters, I assumed...
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 6, 2018
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
FARGO — I hear a lot about "mom guilt." It's the feeling that we're somehow not good enough for our kids or not doing enough for them....
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
January 8, 2018
Experts concerned over kids posting 'digital self-harm' on social media
While much attention has been given to steering kids away from using social media to bully others, a recent study has found that some teens...
January 8, 2018 - 7:00am
December 26, 2017
Home for the holidays: How to keep kids entertained
Now that Christmas is over, parents are breathing a sign of relief and looking forward to getting back to a normal routine. Except that won't...
December 26, 2017 - 6:53am
September 14, 2017
Heads up: The hottest way to treat lice catches on in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS — It was the first day of school, and Mallory, a Twin Cities teacher, had a problem. A lice problem. Because of it, she couldn't go to work.
September 14, 2017 - 10:07pm
September 5, 2017
Parenting pro tips from a sort-of expert
They say it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at something. My daughter just turned 4, which means I've been a parent for more than 35,000...
September 5, 2017 - 9:43am
August 29, 2017
Less bickering, more bonding: How to help siblings get along
This summer, Amy Wilson bought a bunch of sporting equipment and left it casually on the lawn, hoping her children would create great summer...
August 29, 2017 - 12:27pm