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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
198 pounds of marijuana seized on I-94
Reclaiming the future for ruffed grouse
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
Silent auction, bake sale on tap Dec. 15 at Nisswa Legion
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Wrestling: Road Crew takes 3 of 4 - Team sweeps home triangular
Girls hockey: Lightning victorious in St. Paul
Girls basketball: Tigers win three straight
JV Patriots top Proctor
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
Norbert J. Schefers
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Faith: Pecan pie
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
The Last Windrow: The story of Clausey Sands
Opinion: A snapshot does not tell the whole story
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
November 30, 2017
Letter to the editor: Trump will end
Donald Trump installed former military man Michael Flynn to our highest, most trusted position in terms of national security. President Obama had done the right thing in getting rid of Flynn (in 2014?) and in warning Trump when he was handed the reins to beware of Flynn; Flynn was...
November 30, 2017 - 7:30am
November 17, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Can we talk about mass shootings yet?
Mr. Trump, you're right. Let's delay discussions about reducing frequent mass shootings unique to the United States and killing of 26 in Texas; it's too early after this white (probably Christian) terrorism. But can we start discussions now about violence and guns after Sandy Hook,...
November 17, 2017 - 7:30am
November 4, 2017
As I See It: On the sidelines
Who would have predicted that the activities on the sidelines before National Football League games would gain as much or more attention than...
November 4, 2017 - 8:30am
October 12, 2017
Letter to the editor: Trapping Republicans
Many people are now saying that Putin's Russia is close to releasing blackmail material they have on Mr. Trump. They say Putin helped get Trump into office in exchange for Trump relieving congressional sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. But Congress passed a resolution, almost unanimously,...
October 12, 2017 - 6:30am
September 11, 2017
Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit to keep childhood immigrant program
ST. PAUL—Minnesota and other states on Monday filed suit against the federal government, claiming the proposed end of the DACA program that...
September 11, 2017 - 5:58pm
September 1, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Election meddling by Democrats
Mr. Olson recently referenced an article regarding President Nixon. I encourage all people to read the article so you can get the rest of the story. According to the article, President Johnson was pushing to end the Vietnam War to help Humphrey win the presidency. The South Vietnamese...
September 1, 2017 - 7:30am
July 27, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Where Minnesota nice ends, hypocrisy begins
A thousand "presidential" tweets - insults, taunts, name-calls. Someone should make a list. Oh, wait, they already have. In his recent letter, Dale Probasco criticized me having been a "student" (his quotes) during the Vietnam War and not a veteran like himself. Our now "commander-in-chief"...
July 27, 2017 - 6:30am
July 14, 2017
Trump stronghold Cass County bridles at talk of Medicaid cuts
PINE RIVER—James Acker is a Donald Trump supporter deep in Minnesota Trump country. Cass County voted two-to-one for Trump over Hillary...
July 14, 2017 - 10:28am
July 13, 2017
Letter to the editor: Long on division, short on dignity
The emperor may have clothes, but he hasn't shown dignity, or much of anything else of value to his country and the world. Columnist Pete Abler's piece, "Long division," highlights the widening of major divisions between societal and political viewpoints, beginning at least since...
July 13, 2017 - 7:30am
July 3, 2017
In a small Minn. town that went for Trump, a Muslim doctor tries to understand his neighbors
DAWSON, Minn. - The doctor was getting ready. Must look respectable, he told himself. Must be calm. He changed into a dark suit, blue shirt and...
July 3, 2017 - 8:57am
June 30, 2017
As I See It: Long division
"CBS Sunday Morning" had a great segment on its June 18 show. It covered a lot of political and social ground in asking many questions related to when the major divisions in our country really started and what is going on today that is fueling the fires. And the most surprising aspect...
June 30, 2017 - 6:30am
June 19, 2017
Minnesota officials tried to avoid another mining failure
ST. PAUL — Minnesota leaders hope a lease they are offering to a new mining company will reverse a decade of frustrating failure in one...
June 19, 2017 - 6:31pm
June 2, 2017
Letter to the editor: Time of Trump: Chapter 2
Don Bye says Trump has done nothing! In four months Trump has addressed the following issues: • Unemployment - 4.4 percent, lowest since 2007. • Reinvestment - Softbank, $50B; EXXON, $20B; Hyundai, $3.1B; Apple, $1B; Chrysler, $1B; GM, $1B; Bayer AG, $1B; Toyota, $600M; LG, $250M....
June 2, 2017 - 8:30am
June 1, 2017
Letter to the editor: Republicans discrediting science
At least since the 1960s, there has been an ongoing process to politicize and discredit science involving the environment and human health that might adversely affect business profits. Among the issues studied and disputed are DDT, tobacco (including secondhand smoke), acid rain,...
June 1, 2017 - 6:30am
May 8, 2017
Trump picks Minnesota justice for federal court covering Plains states
ST. PAUL -- President Donald Trump plans to nominate a Minnesota Supreme Court justice to a St. Louis-based federal appeals court. Numerous Washington...
May 8, 2017 - 2:00pm