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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Sworn in as lieutenant governor, Fischbach’s resignation leaves Minn. Senate tied
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
Pine River American Legion to host Memorial Day services
Smithsonian exhibit on Native American veterans opens in Mille Lacs
Military art project honors Marine Corps
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Lightning strike down rival Fort Ripley
PR-B's Wosmek wins Park Region hurdles titles
Golf Results - May 25, 2018
Tigers roll past Menahga 11-3
Shirley Ann Gross
Cindy Marie Swedberg
Joanne Victoria Johnson
Donald R Albrecht
Puttin' on The Mitts: Mystery ingredients? Challenge accepted
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Making the healthy choice the easy choice: Cuyuna Range Farmers Market
3 Things for Better Health - May 21
The Longest Day: Recognizing beginning stages of Dementia
Grim's Tales: Give time to honor veterans on Memorial Day
Letter to the editor: Park issue sheds light on communication gap
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to Day of Caring students
Cheesehead Chatter: Take pride in what you have
letters to the editor
Births - May 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
Raymond and Margie Richards
May 9, 2018
DNR considering changes to walleye regulations on Leech Lake
A proposal to allow anglers on Leech Lake in northwestern Minnesota more opportunity to keep walleye starting in 2019 will be up for consideration by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
May 9, 2018 - 10:30am
May 4, 2018
Will ice go out in time for fishing opener?
What are bait store owners being asked this time of year? "Do you have any minnows, and will the ice go out," said Sherree Wicktor, owner of...
May 4, 2018 - 11:41am
March 22, 2018
Leech Lake band objects to sulfate standard elimination
LEECH LAKE, Minn.—The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe weighed in Monday, March 19, on two bills at the Minnesota Legislature that would eliminate a state standard regulating the amount of sulfate allowed in wild rice waters. In a letter to Sen. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids, and...
March 22, 2018 - 4:33pm
March 20, 2018
Waiting for summer
Sailboats in winter storage line Walker Bay at the Shores of Leech Lake Resort in Walker. In August, the boats will take to the water for the...
March 20, 2018 - 10:00am
March 8, 2018
Examiner's office rules carbon monoxide poisoning in fish-house death
WALKER—The 21-year-old Bemidji man found unresponsive Feb. 25 in a fish house on Leech Lake died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, the Cass County Sheriff's Office reported. The ruling on the death of Samuel Schooley came from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office....
March 8, 2018 - 2:30am
March 3, 2018
Authorities release name of man found dead in fish house
WALKER—The 21-year-old Bemidji man found dead Feb. 25 in a fish house on Leech Lake was identified as Samuel Schooley, the Cass County...
March 3, 2018 - 6:00am
March 2, 2018
Bemidji man found dead in fish house on Leech Lake
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports the death of a 21-year-old Bemidji man in his a fish house on Leech Lake Sunday, Feb. 25. Deputies responded to the 8:52 a.m. call of an unresponsive male on Leech Lake in Walker, where the Eelpout Festival was taking place. The man was taken...
March 2, 2018 - 10:45am
March 15, 2017
Chippewa National Forest adds 40 acres on Leech Lake
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A total of 40 acres of land off Leech Lake is officially part of the Chippewa National Forest. The nonprofit Trust for...
March 15, 2017 - 5:28pm
March 10, 2017
Vehicles partially break through ice on Leech Lake
WALKER—The Cass County Sheriff's Office Wednesday received three separate reports, in three separate locations, of vehicles partially through...
March 10, 2017 - 11:35am
February 24, 2017
Cass County: Warm weather leads to poor conditions on area lakes
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have significantly deteriorated area lakes, especially landings. Several landings, including on Leech Lake, are reported to be in poor condition. The Cass County Sheriff's Office assisted...
February 24, 2017 - 12:02am
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
December 15, 2016
DNR finds zebra mussels in Leech Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in their larval stage in two locations in Leech Lake in Cass County. The DNR has found no adult zebra mussels in the lake, but the locations and numbers of zebra mussel larvae, called veligers, indicate a reproducing...
December 15, 2016 - 8:53pm
October 27, 2016
Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake
WALKER, Minn. -- Authorities are searching for a Federal Dam, Minn., man after a canoe was found capsized Tuesday night on Leech Lake. The Cass...
October 27, 2016 - 10:22am
February 10, 2016
Vehicle restrictions issued for Eelpout Festival on Leech Lake
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that the ice conditions have created a concern for public safety during the Eelpout Festival due to a large...
February 10, 2016 - 1:17pm
January 18, 2016
One dead, one hospitalized after carbon monoxide poisoning in fish house
LEECH LAKE, Minn. — One man is dead and another is in a Twin Cities hospital after an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in an ice fishing house Sunday on Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports it received a call at 4:37 p.m. Sunday of a medical emergency at a fish...
January 18, 2016 - 3:41pm