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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Nisswa student studying in Chile
Brainerd Public Schools: Distinguished Achievement Hall of Fame to move from fall to spring
Deadline to homestead for property taxes approaches
Level 3 offender moves to rural Brainerd
Ironton man gets 12 years in prison for sexual assault
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Brett R. Halverson
Matthew L. Sell
Rockne D. Anderson
Edward Shetka, Jr.
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Card games: Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018
The Cracker Barrel: Mental clutter
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
Guest Opinion: Cass County Sheriff's Corner
Reader Opinion: Ready to Serve
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
October 7, 2018
Pheasant numbers up, but not like good old days
DULUTH — The news across the pheasant range is pretty good for 2018 — numbers up in Minnesota, South Dakota and Iowa and stable in North Dakota — with seasons underway in coming weeks. Numbers are still down from peak levels a decade ago, but high enough to offer...
October 7, 2018 - 8:28am
September 13, 2018
Minnesota has lowest percentage of obese adults in Upper Midwest
ST. PAUL — Minnesota has the lowest adult obesity rate among Upper Midwest states despite an increase of 0.7 percent from 2016 to 2017....
September 13, 2018 - 2:58pm
September 4, 2018
80 years at Upper Cullen
NISSWA—"Eighty years is a long time." For 85-year-old Willard Lehman, it's basically a lifetime. And it's the number or years he has been...
September 4, 2018 - 9:00am
August 8, 2018
19 sentenced so far in Upper Midwest wildlife trafficking crackdown
PIERRE, S.D.—In one of the largest-ever wildlife trafficking investigations in the Midwest, 19 of the 31 people arrested in the undercover...
August 8, 2018 - 7:28pm
July 15, 2018
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
I learned certain things on that small Iowa farm that ensured I would reach the mellow age that I have now come to. Things that I did not learn...
July 15, 2018 - 8:30am
July 7, 2018
The Last Windrow: Celebrating the Fourth with a bang
The ominous smell of nitrate hung heavy along the river bottom near the little fireworks shack. It was the week of the Fourth of July near the...
July 7, 2018 - 9:00am
June 23, 2018
The Last Windrow: Hailstorms on the prairie
Gramps spent the hailstorm in the bathtub. Last week's severe thunderstorms brought back memories of the storms that crossed our small farm in Lincoln Township, Plymouth County, Iowa, so many years ago - the days before modern radar was invented and we had to rely on our wits to determine...
June 23, 2018 - 8:00am
June 3, 2017
The Last Windrow: First-of-the-year fishing trip
We're getting ready to take our annual fishing excursion to our neighbor to the north, Canada. I've checked out the boat, readied our rods and...
June 3, 2017 - 6:30am
January 15, 2017
The Last Windrow: Be sure to patronize 'little' town services
I came across an article last week that focused on very small towns in Minnesota. The article could have pertained to just about any rural area...
January 15, 2017 - 10:14am
November 2, 2016
Gunman suspected of killing two Iowa police officers acted alone
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Two Iowa police officers were shot and killed on Wednesday, Nov. 2, while sitting in their patrol cars in what police called...
November 2, 2016 - 2:46pm
October 12, 2016
The Last Windrow: Pheasants are hard to find
The big, black Lab pushed her wet nose into the small clump of foxtail grass. There was no other clump of grass to be seen anywhere in the vicinity. How could a rooster pheasant be there? I almost called the dog back to continue our journey across the Dakota landscape, but instead...
October 12, 2016 - 11:18am
February 2, 2016
Republican Cruz calls Iowa win a victory for 'conservative grass roots'
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Relishing his victory in the first Republican nominating contest of the U.S. presidential election, Senator Ted...
February 2, 2016 - 9:11am
July 28, 2015
The Last Windrow: History relived with visitor
I had the occasion to meet with a fellow generation-er last week. Pardon the addition to the dictionary with that gen... word! This fellow stopped by the place of my current employment and, after using the restroom, he sauntered into the information area of this place and signed...
July 28, 2015 - 9:48am