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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
Reclaiming the future for ruffed grouse
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
Silent auction, bake sale on tap Dec. 15 at Nisswa Legion
Local resident named Crow Wing and Area 8 Conservationist of the Year
CLC launches Raider Athletics Capital Campaign
Inside the Outdoors: First ice is a timeless temptation
Caution urged for snowmobilers
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Area students take part in snowmobile safety
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Robin "Stuba" Dawn Johnson
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
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
Crosslake church to host Christmas tea for women, girls
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 3, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Dec. 3
AITKIN An Aitkin firefighter received recognition recently for his lifesaving efforts in a house fire, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Volunteer...
December 3, 2017 - 5:00am
November 19, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Nov. 19
AITKIN A new police officer has joined the force in Aitkin, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Colter Riedel was sworn in Nov. 6 at the Aitkin...
November 19, 2017 - 5:00am
November 16, 2017
MPR in Brainerd back on air after repairs
Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd got their daily dose of classical music and news after an audible drought brought on by lightning...
November 16, 2017 - 7:00am
November 12, 2017
Municipal liquor stores sales up, profits down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's city-owned liquor stores produced record 2016 sales for the 21st straight year, but higher costs kept profits down....
November 12, 2017 - 9:00am
MPR in Brainerd off the air due to lightning damage
Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd who have grown accustomed to listening to classical music and tuning in for news were met recently...
November 12, 2017 - 4:00am
September 7, 2017
Progress: Not just fast talkers: Aitkin auction business a family affair
AITKIN—Three generations—81 years—selling "everything on earth." Put these things together and you have Bob Janzen Auction...
September 7, 2017 - 6:00am
August 19, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area
AITKIN A new city administrator will take the helm in Aitkin, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Kathleen Ryan was selected by the city council...
August 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
July 24, 2017
The regional roundup: News from around the lakes area
AITKIN The Aitkin County Courthouse will expand after the county board accepted contracts for design and construction management, the Aitkin...
July 24, 2017 - 1:55pm
July 3, 2017
Nisswa parks and rec welcomes new face - Hill leads with experience
One of several new faces at Nisswa City Hall is Parks and Recreation Director Matthew Hill, who took his post about three months ago. Since starting...
July 3, 2017 - 5:00am
April 20, 2017
Great River Strings concert to include art show
The Great River Strings Orchestra concert, titled "Time Versus Eternity," will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Salem Lutheran Church in Deerwood and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at First Lutheran Church in Aitkin. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for...
April 20, 2017 - 5:30am
Nisswa: City hires park, recreation director; Hill formerly owned Aitkin Furniture, served as arboretum director
The Nisswa City Council on Wednesday, March 15, hired Matthew Hill as park and recreation director. He'll begin his new job April 3. Mark Sjoblad,...
March 20, 2017 - 9:20am
February 28, 2017
Conservation Officer Report: Lakes continue to deteriorate, use caution
Conservation officer Bob Mlynar (Aitkin) worked snowmobile and angling activity. The Aviation section gave assistance to the officer on a snowmobile...
February 28, 2017 - 1:58pm
February 21, 2017
Great River Strings art contest focuses on 'time'
The Great River Strings art contest challenges artists to develop the theme of time in any of its different dimensions - the past, present or future - using a medium of their choice. Each entrant should create an artistic statement that shows how people internalize, distinguish themselves...
February 21, 2017 - 9:36pm
February 18, 2017
Great River String Ensemble announces spring schedule
The Great River String Ensemble has announced its spring schedule with the following practice times and days at the Crosby-Ironton High School and Junior High School Band Room: Tuesday nights, Feb. 21 and 28, March 7, 14, 21 and 28, April 4, 11 and 18: Ripple River Strings, 5:45-7...
February 18, 2017 - 8:24pm
January 4, 2017
Returning legislators concerned about health care, taxes
Minnesota state representatives and senators made their way to St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 3, to begin the 90th legislative session. Local legislators...
January 4, 2017 - 8:28pm