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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Brainerd Public Schools: Board sets preliminary levy at maximum amount
Brainerd School: District highlights new field trip procedures
Crow Wing County receives MDH award
It's time to chase fall color across state
Brainerd man faces robbery and assault charges
Inside the Outdoors: Viruses victimize wildlife, too
Partners team up for local fish passage project funding
Football: Patriots fall to Rebels 20-18
Basketball: Clinics at CLC scheduled in October
Area Female Athlete: Wynn helps put the W in PR-B
Evelyn D. Eide
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Martha L. Rach
Judith K. Lapke
Coming Wednesday: Substance abuse is addictive
Crow Wing Energized: Depression might be more common than you think
Pequot Lakes church to host lutefisk supper Sept. 29
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
Brainerd health care facility offers companions to terminally ill
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
July 26, 2018
Letter to the editor: Make 'America' great again
A friend gave me a hat that asks, "Are We Great Yet?" I wear it proudly, but sadly. The day we allowed Donald Trump to be sworn into office is the day the United States shrank to almost nothing. How can we ask other people to respect our country, when we don't respect ourselves? The...
July 26, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Not Pink Floyd's wall
Republicans are in denial over the issue of separating frightened, innocent children from frightened, innocent parents on the U.S. southern border. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Republican) held a news conference justifying such cruel treatment of those simply trying to escape bad...
June 22, 2018 - 1:30am
April 13, 2018
Letter to the editor: WWIII is not a charm
Donald Trump is struggling wildly trying to keep his head above water in our White House. The floods he's battling are of his own making; he keeps blowing up dams, creating Johnstown-like floods for himself, mirroring his six bankruptcies and 3,500 lawsuits. It's his nature. The president's...
April 13, 2018 - 8:30am
March 22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Writer offers rebuttal to letter
Owning a firearm doesn't mean you support the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment states: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." The Supreme Court in 2008 D.C. v. Heller...
March 22, 2018 - 7:30am
March 8, 2018
Letter to the editor: Trump is nuts
Less than 1 percent of the people in the United States are NRA members. This means if you're in a room of 100 people, only one is an NRA member. The 99 percent of us who want to destroy the United States' attitudes of accepting the unacceptable gun violence and whining, act like...
March 8, 2018 - 7:30am
January 19, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Trump's wall of racism
Recently I heard the "initial cost" of Trump's wall of racism at $18 billion. Cost of "maintenance forever" isn't mentioned! What we could do with $18 billion for education, peace, food stamps, healthcare! It won't cost Little Big Man $18 billion; it likely won't cost him a cent,...
January 19, 2018 - 7:30am
November 30, 2017
Letter to the editor: Trump will end
Donald Trump installed former military man Michael Flynn to our highest, most trusted position in terms of national security. President Obama had done the right thing in getting rid of Flynn (in 2014?) and in warning Trump when he was handed the reins to beware of Flynn; Flynn was...
November 30, 2017 - 7:30am
November 17, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Can we talk about mass shootings yet?
Mr. Trump, you're right. Let's delay discussions about reducing frequent mass shootings unique to the United States and killing of 26 in Texas; it's too early after this white (probably Christian) terrorism. But can we start discussions now about violence and guns after Sandy Hook,...
November 17, 2017 - 7:30am
October 21, 2017
Letter to the editor: Letter filled with innuendos, half-truths
I want to thank A. Martin for the recent letter. Of course, I have no idea the party affiliation he has. Certainly not Republican and certainly not a conservative. Perhaps he is a Democrat, a Socialist or a Communist. One thing for certain is in his most recent rambling letter he...
October 21, 2017 - 6:30am
August 25, 2017
Letter to the editor: Hiring hatred
By claiming to be "fair and balanced," incorrect views (lies) and harmful views are given equal media exposure, or air time. This is absolutely nuts; instantly seen by those with a slight amount of sanity, morality and integrity remaining. Views of the man who raped your daughter...
August 25, 2017 - 7:30am
July 7, 2017
Letter to the editor: Paying for healthcare
If you don't pay your rent, what happens? Nothing! For a while. Eventually you'll be thrown out; evicted. If you feel this was unfair, if you have "NRA brain," you may use force to fight eviction, maybe taking out some people and some police merely doing their job. Eventually you'll...
July 7, 2017 - 6:30am
May 5, 2017
Letter to the editor: Trump's first and final war
Trump. When will enough of our bought-and-paid-for politicians in "the swamp" decide they love their country, their children and grandchildren, the rest of the world and the earth enough to drop their addiction to money and "party," ridding us of this terrible pretender and liar?...
May 5, 2017 - 6:00am
March 27, 2017
Letter to the editor: For everything bad, thank a Republican
March 13: the East Coast is getting blasted again by another blizzard. One after another. Minnesota, snow country, has bare ground. Imagine: Your husband-wife-son-friend is drunk as a skunk. Again! How many times do they have to be drunk before you admit they're alcoholic and need...
March 27, 2017 - 5:30am
March 1, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Thoughts about walls
There's been a lot of hate talk involving walls recently. The Chinese built the Great Wall; I think I recall reading it was 4,000 miles long. Wow. I also recall reading it ended up being ineffective. There was the more recent Iron Curtain, a wall between East and West, or between...
March 1, 2017 - 11:18pm
February 16, 2017
Letter to the editor: Capitalism isn't good
Capitalism is good at what it does, but what it does isn't good. It guarantees that as some become richer, others have to be made poorer. In spite of the complicated, indecipherable propaganda we're constantly bathed in, that's a given of capitalism. Like cancer, it depends on "growth."...
February 16, 2017 - 9:06pm