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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Tiger Talk: Taking action to reduce lead in water
Commentary: Paradise lost - California fire devastation comes into focus with individual stories of life and loss
Pequot hosts open house on Rasmussen Road improvements
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
Open house set on Rasmussen Road improvements
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Firearms deer hunting complaints, late-season waterfowl activity - MnDNR CO Reports
Junior High Tigers complete perfect season
Inside the Outdoors: Swans have their flight plan: it's departure time
HHOF Women's Face-Off Classic in Brainerd Nov. 20
Ileana "Kathy" Peterson
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
Patricia Ann Bourassa
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
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
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
August 20, 2018
Setting the stage: State GOP chair talks shop about 2018 midterms
NISSWA—Compared to the typically one-on-one contests of general elections, primaries have a king-of-the-hill vibe—a whole slew of...
August 20, 2018 - 9:00am
July 27, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota struggles in dealing with sex offenders
ST. PAUL—Dealing with sex offenders has been one of Minnesota's most difficult problems for at least 15 years.
July 27, 2018 - 10:32am
July 22, 2018
From the Lefthand Corner: Big Trump and little Trump - Panderers both
Both President Trump and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty have shown us, much too vividly, how candidates for political office can pander their way to election. In Echoland, we've been "blessed," or some of us would say "afflicted," with two years of a president who will say anything to get...
July 22, 2018 - 6:30am
June 5, 2018
Democracy shows through in crowded attorney general race
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon may have said it best: "What a day to be in the democracy business." Simon, whose office runs state elections, was in the center of Minnesota's political world Tuesday, June 5, as the first Muslim in Congress decided to run...
June 5, 2018 - 8:13pm
June 4, 2018
Busy Minnesota political day includes Swanson for governor announcement
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota's politics is in high gear as the state attorney general said she wants to become governor, the governor picked...
June 4, 2018 - 6:56pm
June 3, 2018
GOP shows mixed opinions on Pawlenty
DULUTH — Three weeks before the Minnesota GOP State Convention, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced he would not be attending or seeking...
June 3, 2018 - 3:20pm
May 31, 2018
Fischbach wants to keep job, with Pawlenty as Minn. governor
ST. PAUL -- Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty will have an experienced lieutenant governor as his running mate in this year's governor election. He named...
May 31, 2018 - 1:47pm
May 15, 2018
Pawlenty to skip GOP endorsing convention, going straight to primary
ST. PAUL --Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has announced he plans to skip early June’s Republican state convention and go straight to the...
May 15, 2018 - 7:15pm
April 18, 2018
Candidate Downey out after Pawlenty raises $1 million
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota Republican chairman and lawmaker has ended his campaign for governor, saying Tim Pawlenty's entrance in the race...
April 18, 2018 - 11:48am
April 12, 2018
From the Lefthand Corner: We've had puh-lenty of Pawlenty
Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty recently announced his candidacy for governor again. He was our governor for eight years, ending just eight years ago. He was a very negative governor then, and there is no reason to believe he'll be any better now. Pawlenty made a feeble attempt at the presidency...
April 12, 2018 - 12:30pm
March 19, 2018
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty took a major step forward to run for his old job on Monday, March 19, in announcing he filed...
March 19, 2018 - 2:46pm
March 16, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
ST. PAUL — Gary Haugen has lost his attempt to overturn a decades-old decision that forces him to install vegetative buffers. The lawsuit,...
March 16, 2018 - 2:05pm
February 7, 2018
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
ST. PAUL — It is dangerous to draw too many conclusions from precinct caucuses, especially from non-binding straw polls conducted there, but...
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
February 6, 2018
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
ST. PAUL -- Second-time Minnesota governor candidate Jeff Johnson easily won a Tuesday, Feb. 6 straw poll, but could face a bigger obstacle...
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
December 7, 2017
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
PAUL — It took only minutes after the first sexual misconduct allegation was waged against Al Franken for speculation to begin about who would...
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm