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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
Sheriff restricts traffic on lake ice for upcoming Eelpout Festival
Idaho crash kills Baxter woman, injures Aitkin man
Bring it on: Record snowfall for February within reach
Patriot Perspective: Eagle View students take learning into nature
Pierz rallies past Road Crew at section meet
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Boys Hockey: Lightning fall to North Branch
Girls basketball: Patriots top Crusaders, fall to Gobblers
Boys Basketball: Patriots top Gobblers
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Shirley Mae Daniels
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
December 4, 2018
Tree of Life offers chance to honor, remember loved ones
Join Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation for the Tree of Life Memorial Service and Lighting Ceremony to honor a loved one and remember those lost. The annual service begins 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, in the River Room on the lower level of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center....
December 4, 2018 - 4:30am
December 3, 2018
Holiday high-step: Horse'n Around Harding Christmas Parade
HARDING—Deck the horses with boughs of holly, flashing lights and bells, and they're ready for the Horse'n Around Harding Christmas Parade....
December 3, 2018 - 7:00am
November 29, 2018
Nisswa event to celebrate adoptive families, highlight need for more
November is National Adoption Month, and in Crow Wing County, almost 100 children have been adopted in the last three years, according to county...
November 29, 2018 - 4:58pm
October 7, 2018
Listen, because it's important
I'm sitting in the airport in Minneapolis waiting for a flight to take me up and out of this city, back home to resume life as normal. I came...
October 7, 2018 - 8:00am
September 23, 2018
Dear daughters, from Mom
Dear daughters, While I type this, I'm sitting in the living room. Rosie, you're crawling around the floor, picking up things to put in your...
September 23, 2018 - 6:45am
September 15, 2018
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Dear Carol: My wife's in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I've gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing...
September 15, 2018 - 9:22am
August 16, 2018
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — One hundred years after the end of World War I, a Minnesota veteran finally received his Purple Heart. On Saturday,...
August 16, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 17, 2018
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
Margo Fortune was lucky to have the father she did because the thought of her late dad makes her smile and what he told her stuck with her—even...
June 17, 2018 - 6:00am
June 16, 2018
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
FARGO — As the final bell rings for the 2017-18 school year, parents and children are looking for more freedom. Parental concerns about...
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
June 7, 2018
Pine River-Backus Family Center lists upcoming events
Following are upcoming events at the Pine River-Backus Family Center. Wonderful Wednesdays: Wonderful Wednesdays is offered for children ages 3-5 (must be 3 by Sept. 1, 2017) and children who were not in kindergarten this past year. The program runs from 9-11 a.m. June 13-Aug. 1 at...
June 7, 2018 - 6:30am
June 3, 2018
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
Well, it's officially gardening season around here, which means the friendly competition I have with my dad about who is better at keeping the...
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
May 13, 2018
A mother's love: Celebrating moms on Mother's Day
Mom was right. Then again, Mother was always right even—she'd be the first to say—when her kids often believe she was wrong or just...
May 13, 2018 - 6:00am
May 11, 2018
Mother's kindness ripples further than realize
There is a woman in my town who does a lot of good. I mean A LOT. She and her husband have been blessed with a successful local business, and...
May 11, 2018 - 6:11am
May 10, 2018
Lillie Pearo, a Pequot Lakes firefighter and financial adviser with Stroot, Schumer & Associates, offers treats and educational information to...
May 10, 2018 - 4:30am
May 6, 2018
Relishing the signs of spring, whether good or bad
Throw open the doors and bring out that old book that props up your window. Let the sun in and the breeze blow through the house because I...
May 6, 2018 - 9:38am