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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - July 21, 2018
Applications for school safety grants open Aug. 29
Horseback rider injured in Pillsbury State Forest
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
Rollover injures Little Falls man: Alcohol believed to be factor in crash
Golf Results - July 19, 2018
PL fall sign-up meeting Aug. 6
Danecdotes: North Stars seeking mentor families for young athletes
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
Donald J. Watson
John Leslie Orr
There's still plenty of planting season left
Card games: July 9-13, 2018
Southern Minnesota jet charter company flies stranded family home from Costa Rica
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovations
National youth speaker to be at Crosslake church Sunday
Guest Column: Wisdom of the Plain Old Toastmaster
The Last Windrow: How did we survive with no warning labels?
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
Kindness can save lives
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 8, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Wetness may be a mixed blessing for 2018 gamebird outlook
Spring-to-early summer is time of critical importance to the successful reproduction of most wildlife in our northern world. From birds to bugs,...
July 8, 2018 - 10:00am
July 2, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Foes of dedicated conservation funding are already laying plans
On election night in November of 2008, those who fish, hunt and value the out-of-doors had reason to rejoice. The long-sought goal of a constitutional amendment to fund conservation efforts had been approved by Minnesota voters. This constitutional amendment — officially called...
July 2, 2018 - 7:30am
April 14, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Whose water is it?
In late March, a Ramsey County, Minnesota judge made headlines with a ruling that should prompt us to ask a deceptively simple question: "Who...
April 14, 2018 - 10:00am
April 3, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Fish and politics cook up an unpalatable chowder
I'm as ardent a believer in the democratic system of government as anyone. But sometimes you have to admit it has its weak points. Winston Churchill,...
April 3, 2018 - 7:30am
March 24, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Scent of skunk is a first sign of spring
The human olfactory sense — our sense of smell — is not always fully appreciated for its power. Some say it's the most powerful of...
March 24, 2018 - 4:30am
March 9, 2018
Inside the outdoors: Deer hunter group now even cooler on crossbows
It's been little more than two months since the end of the regular Minnesota deer hunting season, with archery hunting ending on the last day...
March 9, 2018 - 7:00am
December 24, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: Backyard birds face our judgments, too
When it comes to attracting birds to your backyard, it's hard to beat an ornamental crabapple tree. Not the kind that a youngster would pilfer...
December 24, 2017 - 10:00am
December 3, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: The latest may be greatest...maybe
I saw a picture of a proud deer hunter in a newspaper last weekend. Nothing unusual about that at this time of year, as the main firearms deer...
December 3, 2017 - 6:00am
November 19, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: Tales, and gales, of November
If you were to pick one month out of the twelve that seems more forbidding than the others — perhaps even dangerous — November would...
November 19, 2017 - 7:30am
November 3, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: Crystal ball looks favorable for firearms deer hunters
When I was growing up it was a common sight in the neighborhood to see "the wash" hung out to dry on a "clothesline" — a once-common backyard...
November 3, 2017 - 4:00am
October 30, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: What to do about ditches?
On a recent drive over the network of county roads that leads to the family cabin, my wife and I watched a pair of tractors pulling large mowers,...
October 30, 2017 - 9:00am
October 25, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: So much to do, so little time
The expression in the title above has almost certainly been overworked. I'm sure I've "worked it" myself more than once. But that's because it is so fitting, and so true. For some it's a complaint that at this season there are too many pressing chores; keeping up with falling leaves,...
October 25, 2017 - 5:30am
October 7, 2017
Be prepared to avoid, or survive, being lost
Every fall there are hunting-related incidents that make the news. Some are grim, like hunters being shot; as often as not the victim is also...
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
September 18, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: 2017 could be a perfect storm of bad duck policy
This year will be remembered for hurricane and tropical storm-generated destruction on a scale that is hard for landlocked Minnesotans to imagine....
September 18, 2017 - 8:00am
April 22, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: Unsung sandhill cranes are returning too
The New York Times may not be the first publication you think of as a source for Nature news. But some of Nature's wonders are so attention-grabbing...
April 22, 2017 - 4:00am