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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake School: Board approves pre-K application
Winter weather advisory continues
Crosslake student receives honorable mention in Mayor for a Day essay contest
Resident input sought on Pequot Lakes comp plan
UW-Madison announces area winter graduates
PL 6th-grade girls first in Foley
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Etta Mae Heuberger
Margaret Mary Baxter
Wayne A Hardy
Gerald O. Lehn
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
February 5, 2018
Essentia Health warns of carbon monoxide poisoning risks
Whether it's in a garage, a fish house or a home, people can fall victim to a common threat — carbon monoxide poisoning. The odorless,...
February 5, 2018 - 8:00am
January 24, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: 'We're criminalizing mental health'
The costs of dealing with Crow Wing County Jail inmates with mental health challenges, as state-funded treatment options become limited, were...
January 24, 2018 - 2:17pm
January 23, 2018
Essentia Health offers e-visits
Essentia Health has launched Essentia E-Visit - an online diagnosis and treatment service that puts care in the palms of people's hands. Through this online service, patients in the communities Essentia serves can seek care virtually from trusted Essentia care teams using their smartphones,...
January 23, 2018 - 8:00am
January 22, 2018
Essentia Health to offer free cervical cancer screenings
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. In honor of the event, Essentia Health will host a free cervical cancer screening for those who qualify from 2-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Baxter Clinic. "All women are at risk for cervical cancer," said Wendy...
January 22, 2018 - 4:30am
January 17, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Health survey energizes community health movement
Crow Wing County commissioners wanted to know whether Crow Wing Energized, a community health and wellness movement, was working in the county...
January 17, 2018 - 10:00am
January 11, 2018
Crow Wing Energized offers prediabetes classes
With more than 86 million Americans diagnosed with prediabetes, education and support are vital tools to prevent the disease. That's why Crow Wing Energized offers community education through the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Diabetes Prevention Program...
January 11, 2018 - 11:30am
January 7, 2018
Pick a sustainable plan for weight loss, better health
Resolutions to lose weight and eat healthier often come with the new year. As you begin your journey, I encourage you to look at how you are...
January 7, 2018 - 8:30am
Essentia Health dietitian services available in area
Seeing a registered dietitian to answer questions about diet or make a personalized nutrition plan is now more convenient for people living in Baxter, Crosslake, Hackensack, Pequot Lakes and Pine River. Essentia Health clinics in these communities are offering telehealth appointments...
January 7, 2018 - 6:30am
Ready for help that's hard to find: Access to addiction medication in rural MN limited
When Dr. David Laposky lost his job at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Clinic in Pine River in November, about 150 patients he treated for...
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
January 6, 2018
Fall prevention class to start Jan. 8 in Brainerd
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and will often restrict their activities to avoid the risk. To help, Crow Wing Energized is launching another Matter of Balance course designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. By emphasizing practical ideas to manage...
January 6, 2018 - 4:30am
January 1, 2018
Discard your unwanted drugs safely at Essentia Health pharmacies
Essentia Health wants to keep unused or expired drugs out of the wrong hands, out of the landfill, and out of our rivers and streams. Now, anyone...
January 1, 2018 - 9:30am
December 30, 2017
Essentia Health, Tri-County Health issue visitor restrictions due to flu virus
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd and Tri-County Health Care in Wadena are restricting who can visit their hospitals and...
December 30, 2017 - 7:00am
December 21, 2017
Essentia Health offers way to reduce holiday stress
'Tis the season for yuletide carols and decked halls. However, with the new iPhone costing more than your mortgage payment and the in-laws critiquing...
December 21, 2017 - 8:00am
December 14, 2017
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
I walk around the house mumbling "unbelievable!" Dr. Laposky dropped by Essentia like a used bandage into an incinerator. Fired, not for a crime or malpractice, but for his opinion. Shades of a medieval (medical) inquisition. Burnt for a conviction. How many times have we heard, "Who...
December 14, 2017 - 7:30am
December 9, 2017
Tree of life memorial service is Dec. 11 in Brainerd
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation will host the Tree of Life Memorial Service and Lighting Ceremony at 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, in the River Room on the lower level of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. The community is invited to the service offering family...
December 9, 2017 - 5:30am