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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Rare car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in west-central Minnesota
Park Service details Isle Royale wolf transplant
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Crow Wing County offers early voting for November general election
Cass County Board: Commissioners eliminate Leech Lake representative from children's initiative board
Beargrease sled dog rerouted, shortened for 2019
Vikings' Thielen announces launch of foundation with $100K donation
DNR expect good waterfowl opener
Area Volleyball: Patriots blank Cardinals
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Judith K. Lapke
A Matter of Balance classes offered in area
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Grace UMC to host tailgate party Friday
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Slow down to give and receive kindness
The Last Windrow: A time when people pulled together to save a town
Letter to the Editor: Andrews a wise choice in Crosslake
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
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
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Q: Do you know what these berries are? Are they good for jelly, or should I leave them alone? They were on large shrubs or trees about 12 feet...
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am
September 8, 2018
Trumpet-shaped volunteer flower identified
Q: What is this growing in my planter of dahlias? — Edye Nye, North Ferrisburgh, Vt. A: What an interesting plant and flower. It's Nicandra...
September 8, 2018 - 7:32am
September 1, 2018
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
Q: Our Autumn Blaze maples had iron chlorosis last year. An article you wrote prompted us to take action. We bought Medicap iron capsules made...
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
August 25, 2018
Gardener successfully attracts monarchs with milkweed
Q: I just had to report that after planting milkweed two years ago, it has successfully attracted at least three monarch caterpillars this summer....
August 25, 2018 - 6:54am
June 30, 2018
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
Q: I kept my dipladenia indoors over winter, and as you said it would, it dropped many leaves but overall remained healthy. I repotted it in...
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am
June 2, 2018
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
Q: Do you know what kind of shrub this is? The flowers are beautiful, and the bees are enjoying the blooms. It's about five to six feet tall...
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
May 26, 2018
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
FARGO — It sounds like an interesting riddle: When is a pine cone not a pine cone? The answer: When it's growing on a spruce. In last week's...
May 26, 2018 - 8:20am
May 12, 2018
How to pick the best-suited grass seed
Q: What is the best grass seed to use for bare spots in a lawn? Last year I planted some grass seed and it grew, but the grass is dead in that...
May 12, 2018 - 6:03am
May 5, 2018
Old-time rutabagas back en vogue
Q: Is it possible to grow rutabagas in Minnesota? We love rutabagas, but the ones in the stores are often stringy and old tasting. How do you...
May 5, 2018 - 8:36am
April 28, 2018
Aerial roots on orchid are normal
Q: My mom has an orchid plant that has bloomed continuously, but the plant is growing up out of the dirt, exposing the roots. The plant is so...
April 28, 2018 - 8:28am
April 21, 2018
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
Q: l thought you'd enjoy a picture of my mother's amaryllis. She's maintained several plants for many years. They are such a unique plant and...
April 21, 2018 - 7:05am
March 24, 2018
How to prevent powdery mildew in garden
Q: Last year powdery mildew spread across most of my garden including my pumpkin and squash patch. Do the spores overwinter in soil? Will turning...
March 24, 2018 - 8:31am
March 10, 2018
Cuttings develop healthier roots in media versus water
Q: I saved several coleus plants from last summer's outdoor planters, and I've been growing them indoors this winter. I'd like to start cuttings...
March 10, 2018 - 8:32am
Neglected orchid blooms unexpectedly
Q: I don't have a question, but I have to share this with someone and since you know plants, it is you. Last year for Valentine's Day I received...
February 10, 2018 - 7:45am
December 23, 2017
Christmas centerpiece made on the fly
Q: When I read your recent article about making Christmas centerpieces, I thought of some I've made and wish to share a photo of one that has...
December 23, 2017 - 7:30am