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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Friends of Nisswa Lake Park seeks leadership team member
Court of appeals rules no new trial in burglary case
Governor candidate debate set Friday at Grand View Lodge
Crow Wing County Board: County leases Pequot Lakes fire tower for repairs
People for Pequot - Nonprofit group forms 'for betterment of Pequot Lakes'
Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley archery hunts
College Softball: CLC offering fall league
Area Golf News: Legacy leaderboard crowded
Pine River-Backus cancels varsity football season
Racing: Roe reflects on key events while general manager at BIR
Nicolaus (Nic) H. Anderson
Richard "Dick" H. Michaelis
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
Why hiker's rash happens, and how to make it less likely
Go beyond tomatoes with fresh salsas
Breaded pork tenderloin sandwich: Someone serve ASAP
3 things for better health
Opinion: Audio recordings - Omarosa, President Trump and Billy Graham
Pete's Point: Wheaties was positive booster of Patriot teams
Our Opinion: We are not the enemy
Letter to the editor: Blessed to live in Pequot Lakes
Serving as mayor has been a privilege
letters to the editor
Bill & Mary Crosby
Births: Aug. 7, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
July 26, 2018
Blue, green or both: 8th District DFLers spar on mining, environment
As people left the Chalberg Theatre Monday night, July 23, after two hours of debate among five DFLers vying for the 8th Congressional District...
July 26, 2018 - 3:54pm
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
July 16, 2018
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
June 11, 2018
Autobiography relates life of Duluth's Grant Merritt: Environmental pioneer helped lead charge to stop dumping mine waste in Lake Superior
DULUTH — The 1970s was a heady time for environmentalists in Minnesota and across the country. After decades of industrial exploitation...
June 11, 2018 - 6:00am
April 29, 2018
Sandman champions the 'disenfranchised' with 3rd-party District 8 bid
As is often the case, U.S. representatives have to think more in the short term than other positions in national government on account of their...
April 29, 2018 - 8:00am
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Wednesday, March 28, said it has filed a response defending its proposed wild rice...
March 29, 2018 - 11:04am
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
February 18, 2018
Taking the classroom to the lake
CHERRY, Minn. — Ten-year-old Joey Smith, a fifth-grader at Cherry School, clutched the northern pike in two gloved hands. The wide-eyed...
February 18, 2018 - 11:25am
February 6, 2018
Lawsuits, contested case hearings could decide final outcome for Polymet permit
DULUTH—After 13 years, millions of dollars and a winding path through regulatory scrutiny, Minnesota's first-ever copper mine might be on the verge of its last-ever public hearings. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Pollution Control Agency will hold open-house...
February 6, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—The long-awaited restart of the former Magnetation operations just outside Grand Rapids could happen as soon as the summer, with more than 100 people back to work, months earlier than previously expected. New owner Tom Clarke said this week that he now has...
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
December 26, 2017
UPDATE: Northern Minn. fire claims three lives, two others injured
HIBBING — Hibbing Fire Chief Erik Jankila was reading from a news release, but he visibly choked up when he reached a summary paragraph....
December 26, 2017 - 9:15pm
December 25, 2017
After long road to quadruplets, Minn. couple says they 'wouldn't change anything'
HOYT LAKES, Minn. — Allyson and Tony Ponto were married in 2005 and wanted children immediately. Pregnancy happened quickly, but it didn't...
December 25, 2017 - 8:05am
December 23, 2017
Authorities identify man killed in shooting in Gilbert
GILBERT, Minn. — Authorities have identified the man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting that took place during a foot pursuit in Gilbert on Friday, Dec. 22. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office determined that the man, identified as Jeffrey John Golnick, 40, of...
December 23, 2017 - 5:23pm
December 20, 2017
PolyMet financial assurance doesn't cover catastrophe
BABBITT, Minn. — Whether it's $544 million in coverage suggested by PolyMet for the first year of mining or the reported $1 billion state...
December 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 18, 2017
Camp Esquagama investment spurs accreditation
BIWABIK, Minn. — The old 4-H camp on Lake Esquagama was wearing out and running down just a few years ago, with fewer campers each summer...
December 18, 2017 - 6:58pm