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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Creating Caring Communities in Walker
Hackensack: Cancer threatens future of Lucette's. Paulsen asks community for help
Walker nursing home to close
Pickup truck catches fire on Highway 371 in Nisswa
Crow Wing County Board: Approves of cooperative mental health agreement
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
James V. Olson
Bernice A. Otterson
Rockne D. Anderson
Brett Lee Thomas
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
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
Letter to the editor: Crosslake mayor-elect thanks voters
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
The Cracker Barrel: Mental clutter
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
August 31, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Chief Eric Klang's bid for sheriff
Pequot Lakes Police Chief Eric Klang has served in law enforcement for a total of 25 years - as police chief since 2011 and as county sheriff from 2003-07. I feel his background and training, communication skills and hands-on experience have prepared him to represent Crow Wing County...
August 31, 2018 - 6:30am
July 6, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Response to letter writer's confusion
A letter writer recently criticized both Bob Uppgaard and myself for our separate, independently expressed assessments of President Trump's performance in office, especially of Trump's widely feared anti-stability stands on separation of powers and upholding constitutional law.
July 6, 2018 - 7:30am
April 28, 2018
Letter to the Editor: May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month
While we are enjoying walks through the woods and fields on beautiful spring days, we need to remember to prevent Lyme, anaplasmosis and babesiosis by checking for the very small deer ticks when you get home. Ticks know no borders and respect no boundaries. The patient's county or...
April 28, 2018 - 7:30am
April 13, 2018
Letter to the editor: A lesson on the Constitution
Mr. Uppgaard from Pequot Lakes should educate himself on the history of our country and the Constitution. He would learn that first and foremost we are a constitutional republic, not a democracy. He would also learn that our founding fathers provided a means to change things if we...
April 13, 2018 - 7:30am
March 29, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Remembering Carol J. Coulter
Carol J. Coulter, 1936-2018 State of Minnesota Land Use Planning Program 03/04/81 Carol J. Coulter, Mayor of the City of Crosslake, Date of application: 3/4/81 Responsible Person: Bob Uppgaard, Star Rt. 1, Crosslake, MN, 566443 • Land Use Problems to be investigated and solved:...
March 29, 2018 - 7:30am
March 16, 2018
Looking Back - March 16, 2018
40 years ago - March 16, 1978 (Headline) Lakeland aviation - a new industry in Echoland (Photo) Dr. Bob Uppgaard, president of the local Toastmasters Club, taped the speeches at the District Speech Contest. 30 years ago - March 17, 1988 Mark Forsberg, a Pequot Lakes police officer...
March 16, 2018 - 3:30am
December 29, 2017
Looking Back - Dec. 29, 2017
40 years ago - Dec. 29, 1977 The Nisswa Mrs. Jaycees will award the first baby born in 1978 a $5 gift certificate, and the lucky parents a dinner for two at Bar Harbor with free babysitting for the evening. Residents of the Nisswa area are eligible. (Headline) Crow Wing Commissioners...
December 29, 2017 - 3:30am
April 1, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Importance of clean water
Rep. Josh Heintzeman reports on what he has accomplished in the past four years in his guest opinions in the Brainerd Dispatch on Sunday, March 19, titled "Dangerous waters" and Sunday, Feb. 18, titled "Governor's single-payer proposal is not solution to MNsure crisis."
April 1, 2017 - 6:30am
October 16, 2016
Letter to the editor: Get up and dance!
On Saturday, Oct. 8, the Red Rock Swing band, a 17-piece big band based in Woodbury, began by inviting us to come on stage to dance to "danceable" tunes from the golden era of swing. The audience was swinging to talented musicians and vocalist Wendy Davis. Example of tunes: "In the...
October 16, 2016 - 10:46am
August 31, 2016
Congress returns from seven-week vacation
Congress began its seven-week vacation Friday, July 15; however, Republicans left a day early, on Thursday. Democrats spent the entire day on Friday with one-minute speeches focused on support for stricter gun laws. The next opportunity to vote on "expanding background checks for...
August 31, 2016 - 2:58pm