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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County offers absentee voting for Brainerd school election
Cass County Board: $135K in state funding received for voting equipment
Traffic stop in Breezy Point leads to tax evasion arrest
Contestants sought for Miss Pequot Lakes Scholarship Pageant - Deadline is March 12
Crow Wing County considers proposed ATV ordinance
Girls basketball: Patriots win two Mid-State games
Boys hockey: Lightning fall to North Branch in season finale
Alpine Ski: McGuire 70th at State Meet
Boys basketball: Patriots top Rangers, fall to Jaguars
2017 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28
Wade T. "Ted" Leggett
Anita C. Gibeau
Larry D. Johnson
Cold weather car safety
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
February 19, 2018
Where does Nolan's campaign cash go?: Retiring congressman has more than $500K on hand
DULUTH—When Rep. Rick Nolan announced his upcoming retirement from Congress earlier this month, he ended a re-election campaign flush with...
February 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
February 17, 2018
8th District GOP candidate Stauber ‘not going to Washington to be a robot'
DULUTH—Pete Stauber bounced from one thing to the next at his 8th Congressional District campaign headquarters in Hermantown earlier this...
February 17, 2018 - 10:00pm
February 12, 2018
Mayor announces run for Congress in northern Minn.
NORTH BRANCH, Minn.—The first new entrant into the midterm election void left by Rep. Rick Nolan's retirement announcement last week wasn't...
February 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota would seem to have an outsized influence on the next farm bill. Both of the state's senators are on that body's Agriculture...
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 3, 2018
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 24, 2017
'Enjoy life and make the best of every day': Nolan, daughter discuss her fight with lung cancer
DULUTH — The coming year almost promises to draw U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan into a battle for his political life. He's being targeted from all...
December 24, 2017 - 6:10am
December 20, 2017
Can Franken preserve his legacy? He made his first try Wednesday
WASHINGTON—Minnesota gets a new U.S. senator on Jan. 3. A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Al Franken said on Wednesday, Dec. 20, that the senator...
December 20, 2017 - 7:42pm
December 7, 2017
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
PAUL — It took only minutes after the first sexual misconduct allegation was waged against Al Franken for speculation to begin about who would...
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm
November 10, 2017
Letter to the Editor: 'We the people' not 'We the corporations'
Members of Brainerd Lakes Move to Amend conducted October listening sessions with area residents. Here are the results:
November 10, 2017 - 5:30am
October 22, 2017
Nolan staff to hold meetings in area
U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan, D-Minn., announced the locations of Congress Comes to You meetings his staff will operate Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Crosslake and Ideal Township. "Hearing directly from residents makes me a better advocate in Washington for the great people of Minnesota's...
October 22, 2017 - 11:30am
August 4, 2017
'I'm prepared for a tough race': Nolan to run for re-election in '18
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will run for his seventh term in Congress next year, he said Thursday. The DFLer from Crosby needs to appeal to the voters...
August 4, 2017 - 3:08pm
July 11, 2017
Too early for Mills to decide if he wants to challenge Nolan for 3rd time
As Pete Stauber entered the national political scene Monday, joining the 2018 campaign for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, Stewart Mills...
July 11, 2017 - 1:55pm
May 9, 2017
Crosslake Communications ensures customers' privacy
Recent action in Washington to repeal rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission last year regarding the protection of consumers' information online has caused some concern that personal information from Crosslake Communications' customers will now be shared or sold....
May 9, 2017 - 5:30am
April 28, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Peterson wants to stay in Congress; Nolan still thinking
ST. PAUL — Collin Peterson is running for U.S. House again, but Rick Nolan is waiting to decide whether to make a re-election or governor...
April 28, 2017 - 12:55pm