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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Seasonal crack sealing continues this week
Registration ends June 1 for youth theater camp
Area teachers honored as Educators of Excellence
Lakes Area Interfaith Caregivers welcomes board members
The Regional Report: Randall eliminates police dept.; Walker community center in financial trouble
Area Female Athlete: No hurdle too high for Pequot's Hubbard
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
Howard Anthony Michels
Vernon Wayne Warner
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
Letter to the Editor: Response to Abler's 'hundred million miracles'
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
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
April 19, 2018
Letter to the editor: Overlooking veterans
I had a letter in the April 5 Echo Journal with the newspaper's policy of 300 words. I came up short of what I intended to accomplish. This is a continuation. My main point was the government's overlook of 18- to 20-year-old military personnel. With that in mind, there are new government...
April 19, 2018 - 7:30am
April 6, 2018
Letter to the editor: Young vets being used
These shootings, bombings, etc., across America on schools, streets, etc., are the results of mentally unbalanced, hate-filled individuals who portray a sick image of America around the world.
April 6, 2018 - 8:30am
February 15, 2018
Letter to the editor: Looking for poop
The Brainerd Dispatch (Jan. 8) ran a news service story that deserves feedback. The story said the DNR is looking for volunteers to do some field work for spruce grouse research - counting poop! Just when you hope you've heard the last of stupidity of some of the DNR programs, well...
February 15, 2018 - 8:30am
January 5, 2018
Letter to the editor: Grow up
To everyone who has nothing positive to say about President Trump - here are some of his accomplishments (11 months): Illegal immigration down 70 percent; consumer confidence at 125.6, highest since 2000; mortgage applications/new homes, seven-year high; took us out of TPP; pulled...
January 5, 2018 - 8:30am
December 2, 2017
Letter to the editor: Memorial stays
Thanks to all who participated in signing the petitions to keep the All Veterans Memorial as it is at Trailside Park in Pequot. To those who aren't aware, there was a proposal by the city council earlier to move the memorial to a more prominent location when the city plans to totally...
December 2, 2017 - 8:30am
August 18, 2017
Letter to the editor: Leave the memorial be
Anyone who read the Aug. 11 Echo Journal may have noticed the Pequot Lakes City Council voted to proceed with the Trailside Park master proposal, which includes possibly moving the "All Veterans Memorial" to give it more prominence (the state of quality) and make it more accessible....
August 18, 2017 - 7:30am
May 26, 2017
Letter to the editor: Response to 'User pays' letter
Jack Schmidt complained of Lindner having called for a $3 user fee addition to fishing license costs and that guides make $320 to $520 for a day's guiding. Guides have the latest boats (at $50,000). They supply the tackle (at $200) for each client. They pull their boat with a truck...
May 26, 2017 - 8:30am
May 19, 2017
Letter to the editor: A great thing going
Al Lindner wrote a letter to the editor in the Brainerd Dispatch May 9, 2017, opinion page titled "User pays." He wrote: "I have been fortunate enough to make my living in the sport fishing industry my entire life." And that he hears people say: "Let's get this done, we'll gladly...
May 19, 2017 - 9:30am
April 2, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Letter writer has a problem
I don't have any idea who coined the phrase, "It's better to be thought a fool than to open the mouth and remove all doubt," but they must have had A. Martin in mind. Why would a person of his intelligence and knowledge lower himself to live in a country such as the United States?...
April 2, 2017 - 6:30am
March 9, 2017
Letter to the editor: Thank you, game feed organizers
Without mentioning names, because there are many and not to overlook anyone, I'd like to thank all who again put on their annual father and son wild game feed number 26 at the Pequot Lakes Baptist Church on Friday, Feb. 24. For 26 years they've done a great job putting together a...
March 9, 2017 - 7:10am
February 10, 2017
Letter to the editor: Obama's legacy?
Obama lied to Americans about many things over the last eight years: Benghazi, NSA spying on Americans, Justice Department investigating conservative journalists, Fast and Furious, VA scandal, Obamacare, losing health insurance, Hillary's email - all lies, and the list goes on. He...
February 10, 2017 - 10:00pm
October 30, 2016
Letter to the Editor: Clinton's Benghazi
I think Hillary Clinton is bad-tempered, malicious, unpleasant and difficult. Ask yourself what kind of person can stand in front of four families while their four sons lay in caskets in a plane hangar and tell them they died as a result of an anti-Muslim film and their killers would...
October 30, 2016 - 10:26am
October 24, 2016
Letter to the Editor: Supreme Court votes matter
As we go to the polls Nov. 8, the greatest consequences will be who will be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court over the next four years. If we go to the left, a few things to consider: partial birth abortion (brain matter is removed moments before birth); gay marriages (their choice),...
October 24, 2016 - 9:43am
July 20, 2016
Guest Column: Pequot Lakes American Legion seeks help, support
Our American Legion family - Pequot Lakes American Legion Post #49, Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion - have through the years, since 1923, contributed a great many services to our community.
July 20, 2016 - 9:10am
May 19, 2016
Looking Back-May 19, 2016
10 years ago, May 18, 2006 Dean, counselor to help address school behavioral problems at Pequot Lakes School District. Resident Jack Schmidt starts Highway 371 petition. 20 years ago, May 16, 1996 School mascot at Pequot Lakes still unresolved. Crosslake approves bond sale for new...
May 19, 2016 - 2:49pm