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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
198 pounds of marijuana seized on I-94
Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
Reclaiming the future for ruffed grouse
Little Falls resident with 'heart of gold' wins $1 million
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
Pheasants Forever adding funding for habitat
CLC launches Raider Athletics Capital Campaign
Inside the Outdoors: First ice is a timeless temptation
Caution urged for snowmobilers
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Robin "Stuba" Dawn Johnson
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Faith: Pecan pie
Crosslake church to host Christmas tea for women, girls
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
The Last Windrow: The story of Clausey Sands
Opinion: A snapshot does not tell the whole story
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
December 7, 2017
Man sentenced for sexual assault at Heritage House
A male caregiver at the Heritage House in Pequot Lakes who admitted to sexually assaulting a 78-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease in the...
December 7, 2017 - 5:00am
November 15, 2017
Pine River man on probation for sexually assaulting girl
WALKER—A 19-year-old Pine River man, who admitted in Cass County District Court in Walker to sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl, will...
November 15, 2017 - 5:00am
October 31, 2017
Heritage House to lose license: Different provider to assume care at troubled facilities
Owners of a troubled nursing home and assisted living facility in Pequot Lakes agreed to relinquish their license to provide home care services...
October 31, 2017 - 6:00am
October 3, 2017
Pine River man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 5-year-old
A 19-year-old Pine River man admitted in Cass County District Court in Walker to sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl. William Pearl Schnoor...
October 3, 2017 - 10:22am
August 4, 2017
Man pleads guilty in sexual assault of woman at Heritage House
A male caregiver at the Heritage House in Pequot Lakes admitted in a Brainerd courtroom he sexually assaulted a 78-year-old woman with Alzheimer's...
August 4, 2017 - 4:00am
June 26, 2017
Minn. man sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man who kidnapped and raped a 5-year-old girl after killing the child's babysitter was sentenced to 52 years in...
June 26, 2017 - 4:41pm
June 6, 2017
Bemidji man pleads guilty to murder, kidnapping, sex assault
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man who murdered his sex partner before kidnapping and raping a child in her care pleaded guilty to three felonies...
June 6, 2017 - 2:23pm
February 18, 2017
Thousands of sexual assault evidence kits across Minnesota sit untested
ST. PAUL — When her freezer at Regions Hospital in St. Paul gets full, Ellen Johnson gets, in her words, "frantic." It's full of sexual assault...
February 18, 2017 - 5:33pm
February 9, 2017
Suspect in 5-year-old's kidnapping, murder wants grand jury testimony for defense prep
WALKER, Minn. — The defense attorney for a Coon Rapids man accused in the murder and sexual assault of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl last...
February 9, 2017 - 2:14pm
February 8, 2017
Golden Horizons takes steps to protect its staff, residents
After recent news of an incident at an area assisted living facility where an employee was charged with sexual assault of a resident, at least...
February 8, 2017 - 11:22pm
January 23, 2017
2 employees of Minn. group home face sexual assault charges
Two Detroit Lakes group home employees are facing serious sexual assault charges in separate incidents. In the first case, Varfee Kamara, 30,...
January 23, 2017 - 10:47am
January 13, 2017
U of M President Kaler: Sexual-assault education 'didn't seem to make the point'
MINNEAPOLIS — In summer 2015, Kim Hewitt, then-director of the University of Minnesota Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action,...
January 13, 2017 - 8:31pm
SHIPLEY: 'A horrible feeling': sexual assault survivor talks about Gophers players' boycott
ST. PAUL — Football, says Brenda Tracy, might be the best weapon against sexual assault. The key is getting the good guys to take control of...
January 13, 2017 - 6:42pm
January 12, 2017
Letter to the editor: Due process was not followed at U of M
We can all agree that sexual assault is horrible and unacceptable. We should also agree that there is a need for due process and that the concept of innocent until proven guilty is vitally important. From all we have seen or heard in the case of the Gopher football players, the university...
January 12, 2017 - 10:34pm
January 5, 2017
Charges: Employee sexually assaulted woman in assisted living facility
A 59-year-old Pine River man faces six felony criminal sexual conduct charges after he was accused of sexually assaulting an assisted living...
January 5, 2017 - 11:30pm