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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County Board: To regulate or not: Seasonal resident asks county for vacation rental rules
Candidates start filing for elected office
Grave markers placed for long-deceased veterans at Pine River cemetery
Motley man convicted of assault
Crosslake: Council OKs dog park on city land
Amateur Baseball: Victory League
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Lightning strike down rival Fort Ripley
PR-B's Wosmek wins Park Region hurdles titles
Golf Results - May 25, 2018
Shirley Ann Gross
Cindy Marie Swedberg
Joanne Victoria Johnson
Donald R Albrecht
Card games: May 14-18, 2018
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
Grim's Tales: Give time to honor veterans on Memorial Day
Letter to the editor: Park issue sheds light on communication gap
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to Day of Caring students
Cheesehead Chatter: Take pride in what you have
letters to the editor
Births: May 26, 2018
Births - May 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
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
November 29, 2017
Minnesotan fined $1,500 for smuggling leeches into Ontario
Two Minnesota anglers learned the hard way that Ontario doesn't mess around when it comes to fish and game law violations and big fines. Russell...
November 29, 2017 - 10:52pm
US House delays vote on Minn. mining bill
WASHINGTON—The U.S. House on Wednesday debated legislation that would reopen areas near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern...
November 29, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 24, 2017
Wild-rice hearing draws ire on Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. — James Larson says he drives past a lake near his home in Aurora, Minnesota, and, if the rainfall has been right, sees...
October 24, 2017 - 7:41pm
October 10, 2017
Family seeks answers in fatal northern Minnesota crash
AURORA, Minn. — For Rita Licari, early October is a painful reminder of the tragic and still-unknown circumstances of her son's death....
October 10, 2017 - 8:55pm