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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
RREAL to host sustainability tour
Crow Wing County encourages use of mowed trails
Volkswagen hits guardrail and rolls: Driver injured
Crosslake City Council to have special meeting
Rollover injures Backus woman
Football: Patriots fall to Perham 34-32
Cross Country: Patriot girls 16th, boys 18th
Volleyball: Patriots win two
Volleyball: Tigers sweep C-I tournament
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots, Pioneers score victories
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Philip E. Peterson
Terry Lee Alholm
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Terry L. Alholm
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
science and nature
September 18, 2018
SWCD offers free forest management seminar for landowners
Want to know more about woodlands? Want to manage property for wildlife? Interested in lower tax rates, conserving land for the future, or improving soil and water quality on property? Two seminars designed for landowners will offer the chance for them to learn what they can do to...
September 18, 2018 - 9:30am
September 15, 2018
Angler surveys show walleye overage can be paid back on Lake Mille Lacs
Mille Lacs Lake angler survey results show state anglers have taken walleye at levels far enough under the state's safe harvest allocation to...
September 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 14, 2018
Turf management workshop offers tips to save money, time
Property managers, private maintenance companies, schools and parks departments are invited to attend a workshop on how to better manage turf grass to reduce costs, save time and keep lakes and rivers healthy. The workshop will be 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Baxter City...
September 14, 2018 - 10:30am
September 12, 2018
Minnesota river expedition cleans up 6,300 pounds of trash
RED WING, Minn.—It was an ambitious plan. Paddle 1,200 miles on three rivers in one summer. That's OK. Michael Anderson is an ambitious...
September 12, 2018 - 2:48pm
Experts say Minnesota's climate changing faster than other states
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — It's getting harder to brag about being a hardy Minnesotan. That was the underlying message from a pair of climatologists...
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
September 11, 2018
Flying free: Central Minn. woman helps save monarch butterflies
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — They say if you love something, you should set it free. If that's true, Sarah Curtis of Alexandria must really love...
September 11, 2018 - 8:55pm
Contortionist crane at work
Local photographer 'Cis' Ramsdell found this sandhill crane out in East Gull lake at the end of August. Taking notice of this bird's contortionist...
September 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
ST. PAUL -- Explore Minnesota has launched its annual fall color map and Clay and Norman counties in northwestern Minnesota are among a few small...
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
September 9, 2018
Species at risk: Whether obscure or high-profile, decline in any native species is cause for concern, experts say
The Poweshiek skipperling is a bland-colored butterfly that likely didn't create much of a stir when it was listed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
September 9, 2018 - 6:17am
September 7, 2018
The Northern Cross: Minnesota Starwatch for September 2018 Minnesota Starwatch for September 2018
Venus takes a tumble into the sunset this month, but that still leaves three bright planets to adorn the evening sky. Mars shines in the south...
September 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
September 5, 2018
Minnesota roadside pheasant count up 19 percent from last year
ST. PAUL -- The 2018 roadside survey for pheasants in Minnesota has shown a surprising 19 percent increase over last year. While the count is...
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 2, 2018
Monarch butterfly emerges from cocoon
Pequot Lakes resident Geri Seaberg had volunteer milkweed growing in her garden and discovered a couple monarch caterpillars. She took a small...
September 2, 2018 - 6:00am
September 1, 2018
Crow Wing County encourages emergency preparedness
September is National Preparedness Month. This year's theme is "Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How." The nationwide monthlong effort encourages households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies. "Often, friends and neighbors will be the first ones in...
September 1, 2018 - 9:30am
August 29, 2018
An osprey feeds its young in East Gull Lake. Photo by Cis Pecarich
August 29, 2018 - 9:30am
August 25, 2018
Minnesota Master Naturalist Program invites volunteers to serve on National Public Lands Day
University of Minnesota Extension Master Naturalist Program, in partnership with Camp Ripley and Northland Arboretum, invites area residents to participate in National Public Lands Day 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 22.
August 25, 2018 - 4:30am