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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Agendas - Aug. 19
Crosslake: Council approves Crosslake Days chili cook-off
Free technology seminar offered in Crosslake
Biz Buzz: Last days to vote in Best of Brainerd contest
Ruud honored as Legislator of Distinction
Fishing: Teenage brothers winning tournaments, launch successful business
DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
18 officers join state conservation officer ranks
Spicer, Minn., acquires a fishing destination 'asset'
Racing: 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals; Smith breaks track speed record
Nicolaus (Nic) H. Anderson
Micah J. Crosby
Jhonna Nichole Wasnie Loftis
Nina Thordson Witt
Hackensack Legion donates to city
Faith: Where did you see God today?
Senior Menus: Aug. 20-24, 2018
Card games: Aug. 6-10, 2018
Nisswa church to host VBS Aug. 20-23
Letter to the editor: Importance of downtown improvements
Letter to the Editor: 40&8 thanks those who attended fundraiser
The Last Windrow: A short history of a 'real' small business
From the Lefthand Corner: Was Tuesday's vote an aberration or a trend?
Commentary: Noticing others is first step to kindness
letters to the editor
Bill & Mary Crosby
Births: Aug. 7, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
August 10, 2018
Anderson makes outsider, populist campaign for senate
Populism is popular—evidenced by a slew of political hopefuls at every level of government, both sides of the aisle, headlined by the likes...
August 10, 2018 - 9:00am
August 8, 2018
Pence promises copper-nickel expansion during Duluth visit
DULUTH—Vice President Mike Pence blew in and out of Duluth on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in less than four hours, promising while he was there...
August 8, 2018 - 8:09pm
July 26, 2018
Blue, green or both: 8th District DFLers spar on mining, environment
As people left the Chalberg Theatre Monday night, July 23, after two hours of debate among five DFLers vying for the 8th Congressional District...
July 26, 2018 - 3:54pm
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
July 16, 2018
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
June 20, 2018
Trump takes steps to keep immigrant parents, kids together
DULUTH -- Families crossing the American border illegally will be kept together, but President Donald Trump promises to remain tough on immigration. In...
June 20, 2018 - 10:08pm
June 11, 2018
Autobiography relates life of Duluth's Grant Merritt: Environmental pioneer helped lead charge to stop dumping mine waste in Lake Superior
DULUTH — The 1970s was a heady time for environmentalists in Minnesota and across the country. After decades of industrial exploitation...
June 11, 2018 - 6:00am
May 31, 2018
Coalition signs letters opposing Twin Metals' mineral leases
DULUTH—More than 170 businesses and outdoor groups signed letters opposing the U.S. Department of the Interior's decision to reinstate Twin Metals' expired mineral leases in May and the mining company's new plans released last week. The three separate letters were each signed...
May 31, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 14, 2018
Embroiled in fractured DFL primary, Radinovich comes to Brainerd
Hailed by supporters as a hybrid of Jim Oberstar, Rick Nolan and John F. Kennedy, Joe Radinovich stopped in Brainerd this week in his push to...
May 14, 2018 - 6:00am
May 9, 2018
Dayton vetoes wild rice sulfate bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday, May 9, vetoed legislation that would have overturned current law regulating sulfate...
May 9, 2018 - 5:24pm
May 2, 2018
Twin Metals gets leases back from feds
DULUTH -- The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday, May 2, said it has reinstated the mining exploration leases for the proposed Twin Metals underground copper mine southeast of Ely. The move is a reversal of a late Obama administration move that revoked the leases because of the...
May 2, 2018 - 7:35pm
April 10, 2018
Stauber touts common sense, blue-collar values in pitch for District 8
On Dec. 16, 1995, a bullet blasted into the confines of a Duluth Police Department squad car and struck the head of Officer Pete Stauber. Two...
April 10, 2018 - 6:00am
March 29, 2018
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Wednesday, March 28, said it has filed a response defending its proposed wild rice...
March 29, 2018 - 11:04am
March 17, 2018
Republican senators introduce legislation to support Minnesota mining and reduce household water costs
Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, and Sen. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids, introduced legislation to lift restrictions on mining in Minnesota and keep household water bills low. "The bill is necessary to protect jobs in northern Minnesota, after the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency attempted...
March 17, 2018 - 9:30am
February 9, 2018
Nolan's singular career draws to close: 8th District rep will not run again
As the last of the "Watergate Babies" exits the U.S. House of Representatives and bids farewell to Capitol Hill, he can look back at a historically...
February 9, 2018 - 10:35pm