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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Free breakfast and lunch for kids at Pillager Public School
Crow Wing County completes 2018 tree planting
Police Blotter - May 26, 2018
Extra enforcement on roads through June 3
Nisswa School celebrates Class of 2026
Funding available for woodland management
Amateur Baseball: Victory League
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
Shirley Ann Gross
Cindy Marie Swedberg
Joanne Victoria Johnson
Make Memorial Day memorable, not fatal
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
Card games: May 14-18, 2018
Puttin' on The Mitts: Mystery ingredients? Challenge accepted
The Last Windrow: Happy his running days are over
From the Lefthand Corner: Guns are getting into the wrong hands
Letter to the Editor: Good job, Rep. Poston
Grim's Tales: Give time to honor veterans on Memorial Day
Letter to the editor: Park issue sheds light on communication gap
letters to the editor
Births: May 26, 2018
Births - May 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
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
As I See It: 'A hundred million miracles'
According to the lyrics from the song with this title, a hundred million miracles are happening every day. The song goes on, "And those who say they don't agree are those who do not hear or see."
May 20, 2018 - 8:30am
March 25, 2018
New York native spent nearly 40 years as pastor in Minnesota - Milo to retire from Gloria Dei in May
Culture shock came in full force for Pastor Frank Milo when he first came to Minnesota. A native of the Bronx, New York City, Milo - pastor at...
March 25, 2018 - 9:00am
March 4, 2018
Billy Graham had struggles too
Have you had your struggles lately? Maybe it's happening right now, and you feel like you're the only one that's struggling. Why is everyone else doing OK? Last week a spiritual giant in our time, the Rev. Billy Graham, at age 99, finished his calling here on earth. God has an appointed...
March 4, 2018 - 3:30am
January 7, 2018
Faith: Grace for today
Have you ever felt stuck? I used to be the kind of person who was always looking ahead. I would plan and prepare, dream and set goals. I lived much of my life focused on the future, anticipating what was to come. I didn't have time to dwell on the past because I was too busy looking...
January 7, 2018 - 7:30am
December 3, 2017
Faith: The meaning of Christmas
I never get tired of the Christmas story. The idea that the almighty infinite God, the creator of the universe, became a baby - a crying, smelly, helpless baby - is so unlike anything we could have ever imagined on our own. If you've ever read the Old Testament, you'll realize how...
December 3, 2017 - 4:30am
October 29, 2017
Faith: It's been 500 years
On the eve of All Saints' Day (Oct. 31), 1517, a young German professor, monk and Roman Catholic priest named Martin Luther nailed a list of 95 Theses onto the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. Past centennial anniversary celebrations of the Reformation event have been anything...
October 29, 2017 - 3:00am
October 24, 2017
Faces: Pequot Lakes woman uses her past struggles to help others
For the past two years, Pequot Lakes' Tania Melby has devoted much of her time to the Women's Ministry program at Eagles Nest Church in Breezy...
October 24, 2017 - 6:00am
October 22, 2017
Faith column: Modern Christianity
Since 1886, immigrants coming to the United States have been greeted by Lady Liberty in New York Harbor. The Statue of Liberty is a promise of the American dream envisioned by our founders as they penned in the Declaration of Independence. They proclaimed that we are endowed with...
October 22, 2017 - 4:30am
October 8, 2017
Crosslake, Emily Catholic churches welcome new pastor - Father Blake Rozier returns to lakes area
"It's exciting to be here," Father Blake Rozier said of his new post as pastor at Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Crosslake and St. Emily's...
October 8, 2017 - 4:00am
September 10, 2017
Faith: Ends and means
In our culture of efficiency and utility, we tend to instrumentalize human beings. We value people because of their function and contribution...
September 10, 2017 - 4:00am
May 7, 2017
Faith: Feel like you're running in circles?
Do you ever feel like a dog chasing its tail? So little time, so much to do. You're probably multitasking to try to get it all done, but time passes so quickly, so let me remind you to look to the One who has control over everything. Give of your time to read an amazing story I want...
May 7, 2017 - 8:30am
March 20, 2017
Faith: Life isn't fair
My daughters have a keen sense of justice. Any time I do something special for one of them, the others immediately demand that I do the same special thing for them too. For instance, if I allow one girl to stay up a little bit past her bedtime, the other girls boycott going to bed...
March 20, 2017 - 5:30am
February 16, 2017
Why go to church?
A member of the Log Church sent this to me the other day: "If you're spiritually alive, you're going to love this! If you're spiritually dead,...
February 16, 2017 - 11:38pm
January 22, 2017
Faith: It is not defensive
Have you ever felt defensive? Have you ever responded defensively? Have you ever looked at a person and experienced unusually strong feelings about how wrong their behavior is? Health care professionals describe it as psychological projection. It can happen when you see something...
January 22, 2017 - 10:14am