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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC contributes $136 million to regional economy annually
Fingers crossed: Pillager hosts turkey bingo
Teen driver dies in crash
Crow Wing County Community Services wins innovation award
'We're not those kids': BLC students create business, bust stereotypes
Junior Hockey: North Iowa dominates North Stars
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Girls hockey: Lightning win 2 of 3 to start season
Women's College Hockey: BSU, SCSU hope game in Brainerd Tuesday, Nov. 20, will be classic
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
James M. Dullum
William D. O'Hara
Ileana "Kathy" Peterson
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
August 31, 2018
Progress: Deerwood ice hockey camp is fun for all - Olympian's dream keeps growing
DEERWOOD—What started out as nothing but a failed figure skating camp and a dream has become a hockey camp and summertime fun destination...
August 31, 2018 - 10:47pm
August 8, 2018
Baxter clinic celebrates remodel, expansion with open house
BAXTER—It was all smiles at the open house in Baxter for Gillette Children's Speciality Healthcare, where distressed children are treated....
August 8, 2018 - 9:00am
June 16, 2018
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
FARGO — As the final bell rings for the 2017-18 school year, parents and children are looking for more freedom. Parental concerns about...
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
June 12, 2018
Crow Wing County: Tackling community problems in new way
Crow Wing County officials are taking a new tact in dealing with issues such as suicide, juvenile offenses and dropout rates by partnering with...
June 12, 2018 - 8:00am
May 20, 2018
Grandparents, stay in the game
When I was asked to write a book to grandparents (Faith Begins At Home Grandparents) I wasn't sure where to begin, as I'm not a grandparent, so I decided to survey over 200 grandparents, where I asked them one simple question: "What prevents you from being a spiritual influence in...
May 20, 2018 - 11:30am
May 2, 2018
Local bike events scheduled May 19
There are two bike events scheduled May 19 in Brainerd and Pequot Lakes. Both events are open to riders of all ages free of charge. A Brainerd...
May 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
April 30, 2018
Crow Wing Energized: Parenting with Consistency
Consistency is one of the most important parenting skills we can learn. It's also one of the hardest skills to master. Young children learn by...
April 30, 2018 - 11:00am
April 27, 2018
Reminders: April 27, 2018
Legacy Chorale The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota will present the concert "All Things Bright and Beautiful" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the Pequot Lakes High School auditorium, and at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. Admission is free; donations...
April 27, 2018 - 4:30am
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
MOORHEAD, Minn. — "Do you ever, you know, miss the life you had before you had children?" I could almost hear the question being whispered...
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
February 13, 2018
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
FARGO — Nearly five years ago I found out I was expecting my son, and I was a little nervous. After growing up with two sisters, I assumed...
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 6, 2018
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
FARGO — I hear a lot about "mom guilt." It's the feeling that we're somehow not good enough for our kids or not doing enough for them....
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
January 31, 2018
Early childhood classes to start Feb. 5 in Pequot Lakes
Early Childhood Family Education classes will be offered in Pequot Lakes starting the week of Feb. 5. This program is for children from birth to kindergarten and aims to support families in their efforts to raise happy, healthy children. Both adults and children participate in the...
January 31, 2018 - 7:30am
January 29, 2018
Crow Wing Energized: Promoting emotional intelligence in children:dos and don'ts
Emotional Intelligence, known as EQ for short, has received public attention since Daniel Goleman published his book on this topic in 1995. What...
January 29, 2018 - 11:00am
December 23, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: It's all about the kids
This fall, the League of Minnesota Cities sponsored an essay contest titled "If I Were Mayor for a Day" for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders. I sent the information over to the Crosslake Community School asking them to participate. Nine students in Ms. Veit's language arts class...
December 23, 2017 - 8:30am
November 1, 2017
Children dress up, win prizes
Area communities hosted Halloween events last weekend for children to dress up, play games, earn prizes and eat treats. In Crosslake, the annual...
November 1, 2017 - 1:00pm