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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Lakes Area Interfaith Caregivers welcomes board members
The Regional Report: Randall eliminates police dept.; Walker community center in financial trouble
Making the Grade: May 27, 2018
Lake Shore: City supports residents' request for lower speed limit
Public invited to test drive surgical robots at Essentia Health
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Funding available for woodland management
Amateur Baseball: Victory League
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Lightning strike down rival Fort Ripley
Shirley Ann Gross
Cindy Marie Swedberg
Joanne Victoria Johnson
Senior Menus: May 28-June 1, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's avocado time, and they're packed with nutrients
Make Memorial Day memorable, not fatal
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
The Cracker Barrel: Secrets from down under
The Last Windrow: Happy his running days are over
From the Lefthand Corner: Guns are getting into the wrong hands
Letter to the Editor: Good job, Rep. Poston
Grim's Tales: Give time to honor veterans on Memorial Day
letters to the editor
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: May 26, 2018
Births - May 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
May 23, 2018
Duluth teacher charged with first-degree sexual assault involving former student
A Duluth teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old former student numerous times over the course of at least two weeks. Karla Jean...
May 23, 2018 - 1:43pm
Symposium offered on dangers of sex trafficking, sexual assault
The symposium "One Loaf at a Time," which focuses on the dangers of sex trafficking and sexual violence, will be held Wednesday and Thursday,...
April 23, 2018 - 7:00am
February 13, 2018
Northwest Minn. man accused of sexual assault at high school house party
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—Thief River Falls Public Schools is looking into a December high school house party linked to sexual assault charges....
February 13, 2018 - 9:40pm
January 28, 2018
Strategies for staying safe on social media suggested at YMCA
Accusations of sexual harassment by celebrities have dominated national headlines in recent months, but local parents may be more concerned about...
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am
January 18, 2018
Prosecutors drop sexual assault charges against Minn. man who they hoped would give info on his brother
ST. PAUL—The brother of the man acquitted in the kidnapping and murder of Corrine Erstad in the early 1990s no longer faces sexual assault...
January 18, 2018 - 7:04am
December 26, 2017
Minn. man accused of trying to bribe sexual assault victim with a free mobile home
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Hawley, Minn., man already facing a charge in Clay County District Court of sexually assaulting an acquaintance is...
December 26, 2017 - 6:04pm
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