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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Sworn in as lieutenant governor, Fischbach’s resignation leaves Minn. Senate tied
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
Pine River American Legion to host Memorial Day services
Smithsonian exhibit on Native American veterans opens in Mille Lacs
Military art project honors Marine Corps
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
Tigers roll past Menahga 11-3
Vernon Wayne Warner
Donald R. Albrecht
Ronald J. Wonders
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
The Longest Day: Recognizing beginning stages of Dementia
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 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
Raymond and Margie Richards
May 2, 2018
HUD secretary proposes rent increases, work requirements
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's recent proposal to triple the rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies...
May 2, 2018 - 5:00am
April 13, 2018
Letter to the editor: WWIII is not a charm
Donald Trump is struggling wildly trying to keep his head above water in our White House. The floods he's battling are of his own making; he keeps blowing up dams, creating Johnstown-like floods for himself, mirroring his six bankruptcies and 3,500 lawsuits. It's his nature. The president's...
April 13, 2018 - 8:30am
April 12, 2018
Letter to the editor: Do the jerk
Baby boomers remember it as a dance craze. Like the shing-a-ling and the boogaloo, it was real-life drama out on the dance floor, if you could dig it. Today, it's back - with a new twist. You've seen their theatrics, heard them, watched them in action, these nouveau social dance artists,...
April 12, 2018 - 7:30am
April 10, 2018
Mexico, Canada, Minnesota officials agree trade is important
ST. PAUL — Mexicans eat nearly $23 million worth of Minnesota turkey products a year, and Canadians consume about half that. The two United...
April 10, 2018 - 4:37pm
March 23, 2018
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
What feelings arise when you read the name Donald Trump? Does it create a knot in your stomach? Do you feel pride in our president? Or are you...
March 23, 2018 - 7:20am
March 22, 2018
As I See It: Winners and losers
I find it extremely interesting to watch one political party that appeared to understand how to win presidential elections change its tune when it got beaten in 2016. The Democrats modeled the voting history in many key states, sometimes down to the precinct level to make certain...
March 22, 2018 - 9:30am
Letter to the Editor: Writer offers rebuttal to letter
Owning a firearm doesn't mean you support the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment states: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." The Supreme Court in 2008 D.C. v. Heller...
March 22, 2018 - 7:30am
March 17, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Popular vote should overrule Electoral College
The Electoral College on Nov. 18, 2016, elected Donald Trump, despite Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote by nearly 2.9 million votes. The American Bar Association criticized the Electoral College as archaic and ambiguous, and its polling showed 69 percent of lawyers favored...
March 17, 2018 - 7:30am
March 8, 2018
Letter to the editor: Trump is nuts
Less than 1 percent of the people in the United States are NRA members. This means if you're in a room of 100 people, only one is an NRA member. The 99 percent of us who want to destroy the United States' attitudes of accepting the unacceptable gun violence and whining, act like...
March 8, 2018 - 7:30am
February 17, 2018
Platform is focus of GOP caucus-goers - Attendance down at Crow Wing, Cass locations
Low turnout stifled morale at some Republican caucus locations throughout Crow Wing and Cass counties Tuesday, Feb. 6, but others reported a...
February 17, 2018 - 7:00am
February 8, 2018
As I See It: The state of the union is ... sad
Have you ever gone on a family outing and had a teenager who decided he didn't want to go? And after being told he had to go anyway and that was the end of it, his petty, petulant attitude and behavior pretty much ruined what could have been and should have been an enjoyable time...
February 8, 2018 - 7:30am
February 7, 2018
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
ST. PAUL — It is dangerous to draw too many conclusions from precinct caucuses, especially from non-binding straw polls conducted there, but...
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
DFL precinct caucus results in straw poll winner in gubernatorial race
Minnesotans follow a cardinal rule: "Never, ever, take the last one" of anything—ever. That rule was shattered Tuesday at the Brainerd...
February 7, 2018 - 4:00am
January 26, 2018
As I See It: Destroying the status quo
One of the adages associated with the total quality management programs was, "If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you always got." Kind of catchy, but the longer you think about it, the more you realize how much truth there is in that statement. If you...
January 26, 2018 - 7:30am
January 24, 2018
The Flu Bug - Don't touch porn stars, celebrities or politicians
Where have people's hands been? When you shake hands with someone at church, the grocery store or a restaurant what kind of germs are they carrying? I once shook hands with Hillary Clinton and my wife told me to immediately go and wash my hands. She reminded me that her hands had...
January 24, 2018 - 1:30pm