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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
UPDATE: No injuries in Breezy Point's Lakeside Loft fire: Cause undetermined
AIS decontamination station opens in Crosslake
Veterans organization seeks nursing students for scholarships
Volunteers respond to county complaints at memorial site
Breezy Point condo building burns: Fire destroys vacation property in late night blaze
Golf: Stone places 71st at national tournament
Patriots continue to lead conference
Tigers 2nd in both rounds of play
Patriots place 11th at The Classic
Top-seeded Tigers pound Laporte 17-2
Donald R. Albrecht
Ronald J. Wonders
Cindy Marie Swedberg
Puttin' on The Mitts: Mystery ingredients? Challenge accepted
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Making the healthy choice the easy choice: Cuyuna Range Farmers Market
3 Things for Better Health - May 21
The Longest Day: Recognizing beginning stages of Dementia
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to Day of Caring students
Cheesehead Chatter: Take pride in what you have
As I See It: 'A hundred million miracles'
The Last WIndrow: It was just one big lie
Letter to the editor: Reconsider rerouting traffic until safety study is done
letters to the editor
Births - May 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
Raymond and Margie Richards
Minnesota Department of Health
May 10, 2018
Crow Wing County Board approves new fee for county cremations
Dying just became a little more expensive. The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners approved at its Tuesday, May 8, meeting the consent agenda,...
May 10, 2018 - 4:00am
May 9, 2018
Minnesota health department warns of fraudulent calls to residents
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Health has received reports of callers posing as being from the department and asking for personal and...
May 9, 2018 - 6:11pm
Is Crow Wing County really that healthy?
Crow Wing County residents continue to describe themselves in good to excellent health, but the feeling could be deceiving.
May 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 8, 2018
10 Minnesota illnesses linked to national E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli related to romaine lettuce from the Yuma region. The...
May 8, 2018 - 4:30pm
April 26, 2018
Health officials warn of measles case in southeastern Minnesota traveler
The Minnesota Department of Health together with local public health departments in Freeborn and Winona counties are warning people about recent potential exposure to confirmed measles at two locations in southeastern Minnesota. The warning comes after the health department learned...
April 26, 2018 - 8:00am
County board refuses comment on WeARE grant application
The chairman of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners surprised his fellow commissioners by asking them to take a stand against what he...
April 26, 2018 - 4:00am
April 18, 2018
DNR officers at front lines of Minn. wolf depredation complaints
When Jeremy Woinarowicz joined the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as a conservation officer in 2004, most of the wolf depredation...
April 18, 2018 - 7:19am
April 1, 2018
Suicide awareness, prevention is life's work for local woman
Those dealing with depression or who have suicidal thoughts often feel alone, unhappy and hopeless, but Mary Marana wants them to know help is...
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 31, 2018
Talking about tragedy: Finding a way forward with suicide awareness
It's a topic no one wants to talk about until they are forced to. Perhaps now is the time to change that. Suicide, and mental illness at large,...
March 31, 2018 - 4:00am
February 22, 2018
Minn. hospital mistakes rise in Department of Health annual report
DULUTH—A sexual assault on a patient in Hibbing is among 341 "adverse health events" that occurred at Minnesota hospitals and surgical centers between October 2016 and October 2017, according to an annual report released Thursday, Feb. 22. The events ranged from falls resulting...
February 22, 2018 - 6:00am
January 7, 2018
Odorless, colorless and tasteless radioactive gas threatens homeowners
Crow Wing County homeowners may have a killer among them and don't even know it. Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United...
January 7, 2018 - 5:00am
November 20, 2017
Minnesota program reaches more teens trafficked for sex
An evaluation of the state's Safe Harbor Program found most at-risk and sexually exploited youths in the program reported feeling more hopeful and better prepared for the future. Wilder Research completed its second evaluation of Minnesota's Safe Harbor program, a statewide system...
November 20, 2017 - 6:30am
October 31, 2017
Heritage House to lose license: Different provider to assume care at troubled facilities
Owners of a troubled nursing home and assisted living facility in Pequot Lakes agreed to relinquish their license to provide home care services...
October 31, 2017 - 6:00am
October 24, 2017
Health department finds Heritage House responsible for neglect
Neglect by the Heritage House of Pequot Lakes led to the death of a client living at the assisted living facility, the Minnesota Department of...
October 24, 2017 - 7:00am
August 4, 2017
Man pleads guilty in sexual assault of woman at Heritage House
A male caregiver at the Heritage House in Pequot Lakes admitted in a Brainerd courtroom he sexually assaulted a 78-year-old woman with Alzheimer's...
August 4, 2017 - 4:00am