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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Outstanding Crow Wing Co. seniors honored for compassion, willingness to help
Former Pine River man found unfit for trial in pipe-wrench murders of Frazee mom, son
Charges filed in northwest Minnesota City Hall fight
Officer shot in South St. Paul; suspect arrested
Cass County Board: Audit of county financial records in final review
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Patriot hoopsters take part in Heat Check Camp
Athletics: Pequot fall sports meeting scheduled
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
Trevor G. Bridgwater
Larry C Bahls
Donald R. Eckmann
Marlene (Olk) Krantz
Salmonella Sandiego outbreak in Minnesota linked to Hy-Vee's Spring Pasta Salad
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
Grim's Grub: Recipes harken back to Spurrier Hotel opening
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
Kindness can save lives
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
As I See It: The America I believe we need
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
Some areas of western Minnesota saw up to 7 inches of rain
BLACKDUCK, Minn.—Northwest Minnesota rancher Rachel Gray suffered through drought last summer. She promised herself then that "I'll never...
June 19, 2018 - 3:56pm
June 11, 2018
The Sorting Pen: With barn cats, as with farming, optimism is needed
On my first visit to my then-boyfriend's farm, some of the main things I remember are cats. There were cats at the barn, and cats on the steps....
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
May 30, 2018
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
SEBEKA, Minn. — A central Minnesota couple is feeling a little like new parents after a rare birth on their farm. A cow gave birth to quadruplet...
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
May 26, 2018
Consumers, craft brewers behind shift that has barley growers, malters adjusting
FARGO—Stacked pallets filled with bags of malt line the back of Drekker Brewing Co. here and a fermenting aroma vaguely reminiscent of...
May 26, 2018 - 8:13am
January 31, 2018
Empty barns: Prolonged low milk prices pressuring dairy farms to fold
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—There wasn't really a last straw that made Billy Euerle walk away from his Garfield dairy farm last year. Things had...
January 31, 2018 - 4:42pm
December 20, 2017
Hotline available for farmers
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Agriculture recently established a Farm and Rural Helpline, a resource Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, said could help those facing a variety of challenges in greater Minnesota. The MDA created the helpline as a one-stop shop of sorts for farmers...
December 20, 2017 - 4:30am
December 11, 2017
10 gift ideas for the farm families on your Christmas list
Do you have a farmer or a farm family on your Christmas list this year? No two farmers or farm families are exactly alike, of course. But there...
December 11, 2017 - 6:50am
November 21, 2017
MnDOT details ditch mowing rule
The placid patches of grass under the purview of the Minnesota Department of Transportation have become a subject of controversy. Ditches near...
November 21, 2017 - 7:00am
October 30, 2017
Update: Minnesota farmer dies after being run over, dragged by plow
FARWELL, Minn. -- A 58-year-old western Minnesota farmer died in a farming accident over the weekend. On Sunday, Oct. 29, at 7:42 a.m., the...
October 30, 2017 - 2:25pm
The Last Windrow: Remembering true workhorses as technology takes over
I know how Max and King, if they were human, would have felt when they heard that they would soon be obsolete. Max and King were two old workhorses...
September 30, 2017 - 7:30am
July 24, 2017
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
HOFFMAN, Minn. — Many farmers say their career is what they always wanted, what they always planned on. Not Andrew Barsness. But the happenstance...
July 24, 2017 - 11:42am
July 2, 2017
5 questions with Katie Brenny, farmer with an off-farm career, Mazeppa, Minn.
Q: What is your role in agriculture today? I wear many hats in agriculture — from a farmer, to a farmer's wife, to an advocate, to an agriculture...
July 2, 2017 - 12:12pm
June 22, 2017
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
KENSINGTON, Minn.—Dan and Kay Persons, sheep producers in rural Kensington in western Minnesota, are hoping to play a role in the fight...
June 22, 2017 - 4:35pm
June 15, 2017
The accidental farmer: Minnesota man embraces ‘idyllic lifestyle’
HOFFMAN, Minn. — After Andrew Barsness graduated from high school in 2009, he wasn't sure where his life was going. "I was going to college...
June 15, 2017 - 8:50pm
May 7, 2017
The Last Windrow: Fertilizing fields in Iowa
I'm high in phosphorus. The numbers are off the charts. My nitrogen and potash are within limits, but my phosphorus is a concern. No, I'm not...
May 7, 2017 - 6:00am