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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
MnDOT training program at Camp Ripley to prepare snowplow operators for winter
Flu vaccination clinics available for eligible veterans across central Minnesota
SWCD offers free forest management seminar for landowners
Brainerd breaks record Sunday with 86-degree temp
Airport marketing team to meet
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots, Pioneers score victories
Area Girls Tennis: Pequot Lakes dominates Mid-State Tournament
Area Volleyball: PR-B Tigers win Neprud Tournament at C-I
Fashion-forward feathered friend
Terry L. Alholm
Shirley J. Englin
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Philip E. Peterson
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
Faith: A husband's nightmare
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
Letter to the editor: Time for a change
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
letter to the editor
Letter to the Editor: 40&8 thanks those who attended fundraiser
We, the members of the 40&8 that represents Pequot, Crosslake, Nisswa and Pine River, would like to thank all who attended our blueberry pancakes, sausage and egg breakfast Sunday, Aug. 12, at Post 49. We feel it was very successful. It was a very successful fundraiser, the goal of...
August 18, 2018 - 8:30am
August 12, 2018
Letter to the editor: Put new spending up for a vote
I have been living in Pequot Lakes since I was a young lad. I ran for city council and lost because at the last minute a current council member asked his neighbor to run because, in my opinion, he knew I was fiscally conservative and disagreed wholeheartedly about the new tax and...
August 12, 2018 - 8:30am
August 11, 2018
Spies, lies, and audio-tapes
Maybe Republican Donald Trump isn't guilty of 'collusion' after all, because collusion isn't a crime, he says. However, many people are saying treason, conspiracy, spying, obstruction of justice, and many other felonies appear to be part of his repertoire. Respected media companies...
August 11, 2018 - 7:30am
August 9, 2018
Letter to the editor: Loony Loon Center
In this day and age of limited government funds for essential and moderately essential service and expenditures, how can we support the expenditure of 6.7 Million dollars on a Loon Center in Crosslake? It's loony and the place, when is built, it ought to showcase as loons the politicians...
August 9, 2018 - 7:30am
August 3, 2018
Letter to the editor: Mayor Adams, please be forthright with citizens
I and many citizens are not OK with what Mayor Adams was allowed to publish, page A11 July 19 Echo Journal. To use her words - April 11 Mayor's Notebook - "Unfortunately, a great deal of the information was incomplete or totally inaccurate," I believe. A ton was left out; I believe...
August 3, 2018 - 4:30am
June 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: PUC should approve Line 3 project
Line 3 has operated for nearly 50 years, and Minnesota refiners count on it daily to move significant volumes of crude oil. Line 3 has maintenance challenges, yet is safely operated with reduced pressure and volume. However, the volume reductions have created challenges for Minnesota...
June 21, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 16, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Find a better loon center location
My biggest concern with the proposed National Loon Center is the location. As of now, it is next to the Pine River Dam in the Crosslake Recreation Area. This well-known campground, visited by over 200,000 visitors annually, is enjoyed for its preserved wildness and lake access. Many...
June 16, 2018 - 8:30am
June 15, 2018
Letter to the Editor: 'Fascism: A Warning' is a great read
"Fascism: A Warning," by Madeleine Albright: Everyone should read this book. It's historical and relevant to all times. It is an examination of fascism by Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state. She says: "A Fascist is someone who claims to speak for the whole...
June 15, 2018 - 7:30am
June 14, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Approve Enbridge's Line 3 project
I was very happy that administrative law Judge O'Reilly recommended replacing Enbridge's Line 3. Pipelines remain the safest way to transport crude oil, much safer than by train or by truck. If the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission really cares about keeping our communities safe,...
June 14, 2018 - 7:30am
June 7, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Excited for Pequot Lakes' splash pad
I just can't wait! Last week I picnicked with my sons, their lovely brides and my four energetic grandkids. We met at a park in St. Cloud, specifically because it had neat playground equipment, clean restrooms, picnic tables and ... a splash pad! Previously, I had no clue as to what...
June 7, 2018 - 7:30am
April 28, 2018
Letter to the Editor: May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month
While we are enjoying walks through the woods and fields on beautiful spring days, we need to remember to prevent Lyme, anaplasmosis and babesiosis by checking for the very small deer ticks when you get home. Ticks know no borders and respect no boundaries. The patient's county or...
April 28, 2018 - 7:30am
April 27, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Clarification on Enbridge lobbying expenses
A recent letter on Enbridge lobbying expenses requires clarification for the benefit of your readers.
April 27, 2018 - 7:30am
April 25, 2018
Letter to the editor: Support step therapy legislation
Nearly every day I have patients who cannot get the treatments they need because of what insurers call "step therapy." For many of us, this is getting out of hand. Increasingly, this disregards the patient's needs and creates unnecessary burdens that threaten the health of Minnesotans...
April 25, 2018 - 7:30am
April 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Enbridge pipeline bad for environment, economy
Read Matt Doll's post on the Minnesota Environmental Partnership website detailing lobbying efforts of Enbridge Energy. I'm stunned by the quoted $5.34 million Enbridge spent to buy influence. This corporate bribery and greed circumvents property owners, Minnesotans and our due process....
April 21, 2018 - 7:30am
April 20, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Look at quality of ATV ordinance comments
The Crow Wing County ordinance change process requires a public comment period. The Crow Wing commissioners should take good note of the quality of many of these written comments and take less note of the quantity of the written comments. This is an electronic/digital communications...
April 20, 2018 - 7:30am