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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
RREAL to host sustainability tour
Crow Wing County encourages use of mowed trails
Volkswagen hits guardrail and rolls: Driver injured
Crosslake City Council to have special meeting
Rollover injures Backus woman
Football: Patriots fall to Perham 34-32
Cross Country: Patriot girls 16th, boys 18th
Volleyball: Patriots win two
Volleyball: Tigers sweep C-I tournament
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots, Pioneers score victories
Terry L. Alholm
Shirley J. Englin
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Philip E. Peterson
Terry Lee Alholm
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
Letter to the editor: Time for a change
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
August 17, 2018
Cloquet businessman to fight deportation
CLOQUET , Minn. — A man known for his involvement in a popular Cloquet restaurant was deported to Mexico this week but will petition for re-entry into the United States, his wife said Friday, Aug. 17. Pedro Aranda, 42, is back in his home country after being arrested by U.S....
August 17, 2018 - 7:45pm
July 5, 2018
Response to Pete Abler's column
So I thought about Pete Abler's commentary June 28, 2018, "Let's think about immigration" and came up with a few questions: 1. In the illustration of a needy family showing up at your door at dinner time and while you are assessing the situation, their children, obviously famished,...
July 5, 2018 - 7:30am
July 1, 2018
As I See It: Let's think about immigration
Suppose next Tuesday evening about suppertime as you are sitting down to eat, there's a knock on the door. You go to the door wondering who it might be, and when you open it a man, woman and three children and some meager belongings sort of push their way into your house. As you try...
July 1, 2018 - 7:30am
June 26, 2018
Border pain and our children
Lots of outrage has been seen and heard around America over the treatment of families illegally entering the United States. President Trump has signed an executive order to keep the families together. I'm not sure where Americans want to keep these families who took a great risk...
June 26, 2018 - 11:30am
June 19, 2018
Minnesotans seek to keep immigrant families together
ST. PAUL—Daniel Del Toro remembers 1990 when federal authorities separated him from his parents, who had just crossed from Mexico into...
June 19, 2018 - 3:41pm
February 24, 2018
As I See It: Easy or difficult
We folks in America have a history of wanting things to be easy. The trouble is, once we analyze all the really important issues, we find what needs to be done is far more difficult and will take much longer to fix than we as a society are willing to invest. Case in point - immigration...
February 24, 2018 - 7:30am
February 16, 2018
Letter to the editor: Say no to opioids and dreamers
I don't like the idea of my tax dollar going to help anyone hooked on opioids IF that person had the freedom to make a conscious, informed decision to use them, for whatever reason. Exception would be a U.S. veteran hooked on them, who is suffering from battle wound pain, or a nonmilitary...
February 16, 2018 - 7:30am
December 5, 2017
Hudda Ibrahim to speak at CLC's Cultural Thursday program
The Central Lakes College Cultural Thursday series will host Somali refugee and immigrant Hudda Ibrahim, who will address the topic of Somali...
December 5, 2017 - 6:00am
November 10, 2017
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
ST. PAUL—Wearing tan pants and a dark-colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted...
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
September 11, 2017
Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit to keep childhood immigrant program
ST. PAUL—Minnesota and other states on Monday filed suit against the federal government, claiming the proposed end of the DACA program that...
September 11, 2017 - 5:58pm
September 4, 2017
How small business can beat the workforce shortage
Small businesses and startups struggling to find workers have a number of tools to fight back. Greg Bergman, regional director of Central Lakes...
September 4, 2017 - 10:00am
August 31, 2017
Dayton comes to defense of 'Dreamers' program
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday, Aug. 31, released a statement supporting immigrants who were brought to this country as children without proper immigration documentation.
August 31, 2017 - 9:05pm
June 15, 2017
Worker shortage grows as number of internationals restricted
Several years into a widespread worker shortage, local businesses are resorting to drastic measures to fill open positions, including offering higher pay rates, bonuses and benefits, and hiring international workers. However, one popular visa for seasonal workers recently became scarce,...
June 15, 2017 - 7:00am
May 31, 2017
West African woman believed to be fleeing to Canada found dead along Minnesota border
NOYES, Minn. -- A west African woman believed to be trying to cross into Canada was found dead in rural northern Minnesota, less than a mile...
May 31, 2017 - 2:27pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through most of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon and...
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm