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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot hosts open house on Rasmussen Road improvements
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
Open house set on Rasmussen Road improvements
Agendas - Nov. 18
Sheriff-elect names chief deputy: 'We complement each other'
Volleyball: 8th-grade Patriots first Pacesetter tourney
Women's College Hockey: Face-Off Classic Tuesday, Nov. 20, in Brainerd
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Patricia Ann Bourassa
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
John L. Holder
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Senior Menus: Nov. 19-23, 2018
Card games: Nov. 5-9, 2018
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
Letter to the editor: Thanks, Pequot Lakes, for your votes
As I See It: The fallacy of 'choice'
The Last Windrow: 'The Second Week of Deer Hunting'
Letter to the editor: This is a new dawn
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
home and garden
September 19, 2018
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
FARGO — Last spring, my son Gio and I planted about 30 tomato plants in our garden, which have produced an abundance of beautiful garden...
September 19, 2018 - 7:42am
September 2, 2018
Some things stand the test of time
"How old is that shirt you think?" I asked my husband as he came downstairs and scooped up both our babies to sit with him on his easy chair....
September 2, 2018 - 7:27am
June 3, 2018
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
Well, it's officially gardening season around here, which means the friendly competition I have with my dad about who is better at keeping the...
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
May 12, 2018
Old-time gardening wisdom alive and well
Being sixty-something is a fun age. Young people think you're old and old people think you're young. You now have an excuse for wandering the...
May 12, 2018 - 6:30am
How to pick the best-suited grass seed
Q: What is the best grass seed to use for bare spots in a lawn? Last year I planted some grass seed and it grew, but the grass is dead in that...
May 12, 2018 - 6:03am
April 21, 2018
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
Q: l thought you'd enjoy a picture of my mother's amaryllis. She's maintained several plants for many years. They are such a unique plant and...
April 21, 2018 - 7:05am
March 31, 2018
Celebrating five years of columns with top garden tips
When I was younger and heard senior citizens talking about time passing ever more rapidly as they aged, I figured it was the Geritol talking....
March 31, 2018 - 8:45am
March 24, 2018
How to prevent powdery mildew in garden
Q: Last year powdery mildew spread across most of my garden including my pumpkin and squash patch. Do the spores overwinter in soil? Will turning...
March 24, 2018 - 8:31am
How to turn gift plants into long-term houseplants
Topics for our weekly garden column often originate from what's happening in our own gardening life. My wife, Mary, recently experienced the...
March 24, 2018 - 6:25am
March 18, 2018
Staging your home not as easy as you think
I used to marvel at how flawlessly they would stage a finished room on HGTV. Every pillow was perfectly plumped; every detail from the artwork...
March 18, 2018 - 6:31am
March 10, 2018
Cuttings develop healthier roots in media versus water
Q: I saved several coleus plants from last summer's outdoor planters, and I've been growing them indoors this winter. I'd like to start cuttings...
March 10, 2018 - 8:32am
February 25, 2018
'Energy-efficient' sunlight: How LEDs allow homeowners flexibility in their homes
FARGO — During these long winter months, Midwesterners tend to spend long hours in their home, soaking up the light when they flip on a...
February 25, 2018 - 1:58pm
February 17, 2018
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
In a recent column about long-lived houseplants, I invited readers to share stories about their own older-than-average plants. Houseplants become...
February 17, 2018 - 7:21am
February 10, 2018
Neglected orchid blooms unexpectedly
Q: I don't have a question, but I have to share this with someone and since you know plants, it is you. Last year for Valentine's Day I received...
February 10, 2018 - 7:45am
January 14, 2018
Labor of love: Couple puts sweat equity into new kitchen addition
FARGO — Standing in the bright, spacious kitchen of Seth and Nicole Holden's north Fargo home, it's hard not to admire the gleaming quartz...
January 14, 2018 - 10:00am