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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
198 pounds of marijuana seized on I-94
Reclaiming the future for ruffed grouse
Little Falls resident with 'heart of gold' wins $1 million
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Wrestling: Road Crew takes 3 of 4 - Team sweeps home triangular
Girls hockey: Lightning victorious in St. Paul
Girls basketball: Tigers win three straight
JV Patriots top Proctor
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Robin "Stuba" Dawn Johnson
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Faith: Pecan pie
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
The Last Windrow: The story of Clausey Sands
Opinion: A snapshot does not tell the whole story
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
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
December 7, 2017
Holiday Bazaar set Dec. 8 at Essentia Health
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center Auxiliary welcomes the community to its annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in the River Room Grille and meeting rooms on the lower level of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, 523 N. Third St., Brainerd....
December 7, 2017 - 9:30am
Letter to the editor: Mandatory flu shot policy is wrong
Regarding the Nov. 30 story, "Essentia adds flu to mandatory vaccines; longtime Pine River doctor refuses flu shot, is let go - by Travis Grimler, Echo Journal staff writer: I am a very healthy 94-year-old retired dentist. My March 2017 physical at Essentia Health in Crosslake stressed...
December 7, 2017 - 8:30am
November 22, 2017
Essentia Health can help with advance care planning
Thanksgiving is a time to get together with family and friends. Essentia Health reminds everyone that this is also a perfect time to discuss advance care planning, the kind of care you would want if you became seriously ill or injured or unable to speak for yourself. When life-limiting...
November 22, 2017 - 5:30am
November 13, 2017
Think about quitting: Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16
Help is available for smokers who want to make a move to quit smoking this month—even for one day—by taking part in the Great American...
November 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 15, 2017
Essentia Health to host Lifestyle Change Program at PR-B Family Center
Essentia Health will offer a Lifestyle Change Program starting Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Pine River-Backus Family Center. The Lifestyle Change Program (also known as the National Diabetes Prevention Program) is an evidence-based program provided by the Centers for Disease Control and...
October 15, 2017 - 8:30am
October 10, 2017
Recipes: Let's redefine after-school snacks
With school back in session, it's time to plan for after-school snacks. For kids and many adults, snacking is necessary to meet our daily needs for vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Children eat 25 percent of their calories from snacks but still may come up short in nutrients...
October 10, 2017 - 6:30am
October 8, 2017
Births: Oct. 8, 2017
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd Cameron and Caitlin Hurlburt, Pine River, a girl, Tiersa Rose, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, Aug....
October 8, 2017 - 5:00am
October 2, 2017
Essentia Health offers flu vaccines, tips to stay healthy
As cold and flu season approaches, Essentia Health encourages everyone to do two simple things to greatly improve their health - get a flu shot...
October 2, 2017 - 3:00am
October 1, 2017
Essentia Health welcomes Megan Gladen, Colin Zdenek
Dr. Megan Gladen, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pine River Clinic. Gladen grew up in Blackduck and...
October 1, 2017 - 3:00am
September 9, 2017
Tendon surgery gets Hackensack man back on his feet - Foot health topic of Sept. 11 seminar
As he helped a neighbor load an all-terrain vehicle, Karl Iten decided he needed to push a little harder. "You know how you get to the point...
September 9, 2017 - 8:30am
August 7, 2017
Families in Grief presentation set Aug. 17 in Brainerd
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd will offer an educational and supportive presentation of Families in Grief from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17. Topics will include: • Shared grief and its impact on families. • Physical and emotional responses to grief. •...
August 7, 2017 - 5:30am
August 2, 2017
Ronnei joins Essentia Health board of directors
Essentia Health announced the recent addition of Mark Ronnei to the board of directors, leading Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in...
August 2, 2017 - 8:30am
July 26, 2017
Lifestyle change coach training sessions offered Aug. 1-2
Crow Wing Energized is looking for volunteer lifestyle change coaches willing to become certified to teach its community-based, lifestyle change...
July 26, 2017 - 10:30am
July 18, 2017
Healthy marinades add flavor to grilled foods
Summer brings out the grills and healthy menu options as we grill lean meats, chicken, fish and vegetables. Marinating can add robust flavors....
July 18, 2017 - 5:30am