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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC and Minnesota State implement economics degree pathway
Minnesota Historical Society launches Native American cultural initiatives
Fifty Lakes: Council, staff hold workshop to improve communications
Pine River-Backus: Yost claims spelling bee victory
Driving in winter - Here's how insurance and laws apply
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Crosslake archers take third in Hawley
Boys Basketball: JV Patriots win one of two
Danecdotes: A force down low - Semmler, Rainwater anchor PR-B post game
Elizabeth "Betty" C. Hyde
Sharon A. Klaseus
Jake E. Haapajoki
Yvonne A. Larson
Norman G. Myears
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
Card games: Feb. 24, 2018
NUUF to host LGBTQ panel Sunday
Effects of adverse childhood experiences topic of event Thursday
Cold weather car safety
Opinion: Billy Graham - Shaking his hand
As I See It: Easy or difficult
Opinion: Guns, opioids, alcohol, bad judgment and balance
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Danecdotes: Lenten sacrifice should be tough
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
January 28, 2018
Spearing decoys blend art, science
The decoy, made to imitate a tullibee, swims in lazy circles as Paul Nelson lifts and drops the line that suspends it in his spearing hole. Sunlight that penetrates the snow and 18 inches of ice on this Itasca County lake reflects off the decoy's aluminum fins. Nelson, 37, of rural...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
Grand Rapids couple busts brush to find remote pike lakes
NEAR GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Paul Nelson stopped in the snowy woods and looked around. "This is where we usually get lost," he said. Nelson...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
January 14, 2018
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The sun hadn't yet crested the horizon on Tuesday, Jan. 9, when Greg Clusiau and Lorin LeMire began perforating the...
January 14, 2018 - 6:15am
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—The long-awaited restart of the former Magnetation operations just outside Grand Rapids could happen as soon as the summer, with more than 100 people back to work, months earlier than previously expected. New owner Tom Clarke said this week that he now has...
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
December 29, 2017
Grand Rapids serves as ground zero for Enbridge Line 3
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The story of how this mill and hockey town became the epicenter of the pipeline abandonment debate starts at St....
December 29, 2017 - 7:37am
December 4, 2017
Travel could be 'impossible' Monday, NWS warns
After an extended period of mild days with above-average temperatures in the Brainerd Lakes area, the National Weather Service warned blizzard conditions were possible Monday, Dec. 4. with travel "very difficult to impossible."
December 4, 2017 - 3:00am
October 25, 2017
Blandin paper mill lays off 150 in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — About 150 people will lose their jobs at the Blandin mill in Grand Rapids as owner UPM Paper said Tuesday, Oct. 24,...
October 25, 2017 - 5:42am
April 11, 2017
Minnesota beheading suspect wants charges dismissed
When David Alexander Haiman was found dead last June in rural Itasca County, Kayleene Danielle Greniger told investigators that her boyfriend...
April 11, 2017 - 8:26am
April 3, 2017
Grand Rapids boy shot by father still in critical condition
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- An 8-year-old Grand Rapids boy who was shot in the head last week by his father, who then shot and killed himself, remained...
April 3, 2017 - 2:54pm
March 30, 2017
Man dead, boy critically injured in Grand Rapids shooting
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — A man is dead and an 8-year-old boy is in critical condition after a shooting Thursday in Grand Rapids.
March 30, 2017 - 8:49pm
February 27, 2017
5th grade girls take third in North Country Classic Tournament
The Pequot Lakes fifth grade girls basketball team took third place in the North Country Classic Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 19, in Grand Rapids....
February 27, 2017 - 9:01pm
January 15, 2017
Passing along a pastime: Veteran darkhouse spearers welcoming youth and new families
COHASSET, Minn. — Mike Best of Deer River calls it the fish that got him "addicted" to spearing northern pike. And he didn't even spear it...
January 15, 2017 - 10:09am
April 6, 2016
Veterans Services subject of high-profile committee hearing
State Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, chair of the Minnesota Senate's State Departments and Veterans Finance Division, recently led a hearing focused on improving veterans services in the state. Senators heard bills focused on veterans homes, interim housing for Minnesota veterans...
April 6, 2016 - 10:55am
October 31, 2015
Hunters, other recreationists asked to report bear den locations in select areas
Hunters and other recreationists spending time outdoors this fall are asked to report the locations of occupied bear dens they encounter in and...
October 31, 2015 - 8:00am