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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
Cass County Board: Health, Human and Veterans Services to gain additional social worker
Cass County Board: County joins One Watershed One Plan project
Ideal Green Market Co-op receives grant for activities
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
Girls Basketball: Tiger girls win two
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Athletics: Pequot spring sports meeting scheduled
PL 7th-graders take Mid-State crown
Wick takes 1st, 3rd in Duluth
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Marjory Ann Carlson
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Chef's Hat: For a fast, easy, healthy dish, try salmon
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet, exercise
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
The Cracker Barrel: A sense of wonder
Mayor's Notebook: Participate in changing Breezy Point for the better
Grim's Tales: Unexpected challenge of living alone
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
February 3, 2019
After losing baby just before birth, Minnesota mother coping with grief by donating breast milk
HUTCHINSON, Minn. — One late evening last month, Megan Bah noticed that her baby, Eleanor, was not moving as much in her womb as she usually...
February 3, 2019 - 6:33pm
September 21, 2018
Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
ST. PAUL—A lawsuit against Essentia Health over denied coverage for gender reassignment treatment in 2015 has been allowed to proceed. Senior U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank on Thursday, Sept. 20, issued a mixed ruling in the case of Brittany Tovar and Reid Olson v. Essentia...
September 21, 2018 - 6:14pm
September 18, 2018
MDH: Check vaccination status, travelers
A third travel-related case of measles in the state in less than six weeks prompted state health officials to urge Minnesotans to make sure they...
September 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
New health clinic offers variety of specialty services in Baxter
A variety of specialty health care services are now available in one location, just off Highway 210 in Baxter. Community members flocked to the...
September 18, 2018 - 7:00am
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
July 18, 2018
Minnesota counties to get grants for family home visits
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Health has announced new grants for nearly one-third of the counties in the state to increase family home visiting. The programs serve at-risk families such as first-time moms and families facing challenges like mental illness, domestic abuse...
July 18, 2018 - 5:50pm
MNsure announces dates for health insurance enrollment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s health insurance exchange, MNsure, announced the dates for Minnesotans to shop for 2019 health coverage. Open enrollment...
July 18, 2018 - 3:49pm
June 28, 2018
Breezy Point: Ground broken for medical center
Shovels hit the dirt at the site of Breezy Point's future Cuyuna Regional Medical Center on Monday, June 25, during a groundbreaking ceremony....
June 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 20, 2018
Rural doctors wear 'a gazillion different hats' to fulfill community needs
NORTHWOOD, N.D. — Dr. Jonathan Berg crouches down close to Judith Hanson with a broad smile and a stethoscope in his hand. "Take a deep...
May 20, 2018 - 7:01am
May 6, 2018
Sanford Health Bemidji ‘shelves’ wellness center project
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A proposed $27 million wellness center and sports complex for Bemidji has been put on hold indefinitely. Bryan Nermoe, Sanford Bemidji executive vice president, said the plan to construct the facility on Sanford’s campus on the north side of the city has been “shelved.”...
May 6, 2018 - 6:49am
April 10, 2018
Minnesota medical marijuana users struggle with cost, finding doctors to prescribe
DULUTH—Almost three years after marijuana was legalized for some medical purposes in Minnesota, some providers, patients and patients'...
April 10, 2018 - 6:06pm
March 27, 2018
Demand for mental health services spikes in Minnesota county
WORTHINGTON — The Southwestern Mental Health Center hasn't yet reached its fifth anniversary in its Fifth Avenue facility near downtown...
March 27, 2018 - 5:58pm
March 6, 2018
Citing a 'personnel matter,' three top executives from Essentia Health leave staff
Three of the top executives at Essentia Health have left the health system. Jeff Korsmo, Tracy Miland and Bob Brigham "are no longer with Essentia...
March 6, 2018 - 4:59pm
January 23, 2018
Essentia Health offers e-visits
Essentia Health has launched Essentia E-Visit - an online diagnosis and treatment service that puts care in the palms of people's hands. Through this online service, patients in the communities Essentia serves can seek care virtually from trusted Essentia care teams using their smartphones,...
January 23, 2018 - 8:00am
January 11, 2018
Dayton encourages MNsure sign-ups before Sunday deadline
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton declared Wednesday "MNsure Enrollment Day" in Minnesota, with five days remaining to enroll in health care coverage for 2018 through MNsure. Already, more than 111,600 Minnesotans successfully enrolled in private health coverage for 2018 through MNsure,...
January 11, 2018 - 1:30pm