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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Agendas - Sept. 23
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves preliminary levy
Faces: Pequot Lakes police officer goes back to school as liaison
Making the Grade: Sept. 23, 2018
Police Blotter - Sept. 22, 2018
Football: Patriots fall to Rebels 20-18
Basketball: Clinics at CLC scheduled in October
Area Female Athlete: Wynn helps put the W in PR-B
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Golf results - Sept. 20, 2018
Judith K. Lapke
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Martha L. Rach
Coming Monday: No one dies alone
Grim's Grub: Let's shake things up a bit
Dear daughters, from Mom
Senior Menus: Sept. 24-28, 2018
Faith: Unity in a divided nation
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
September 15, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: And the Diving Champion is...
If you spend time on lakes in the northern part of our state, you're almost certain to encounter the common loon, our state bird. It seems almost...
September 15, 2018 - 8:00am
September 11, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Not all mourn the passing of summer
I'm hearing "Where has the summer gone!" a lot these days. It's being spoken more as a statement than a question. On paper, it would merit an...
September 11, 2018 - 8:00am
August 27, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Like Charlie Brown, Minnesota duck hunters want to believe
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently announced the results of its 2018 spring breeding duck survey. It found that overall duck...
August 27, 2018 - 10:00am
July 30, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Amphibious, amphibian, and related fine points
Most of us would understand the term "amphibious" to mean by-water or over-water. The invasion of Nazi-held Europe and the South Pacific islands...
July 30, 2018 - 11:00am
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