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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Meet DFL candidates at Pancakes for Progressives event
Crosslake: CSAH 36 informational open house sparsely attended
Breezy Point: Council works toward solving tax-forfeited lot dilemma
Police Blotter - June 21, 2018
Pine River-Backus School District: Board approves preliminary budget
Trap shooting: Ebnet leads team at state meet
PL anglers head to state muskie tournament
Boys golf: Raph takes fourth in state
PL 9th grade team first in Mid-State
Patriot anglers qualify for national event
Walter A. Lund
Arron Richard Stoen
Mary Ann Bajula
Maryann A. Kline
Evelyn M. Adams
Faith: What I learned from 30 days without food
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
Card games: June 4-8, 2018
Pets of the week
Senior Menus: June 18-22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Not Pink Floyd's wall
Letter to the Editor: Northland economics
Letter to the Editor: PUC should approve Line 3 project
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't let the rain get you down
Letter to the Editor: Find a better loon center location
letters to the editor
Births: June 16, 2018
Gary and Colleen Moser
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: June 3, 2018
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
May 5, 2018
Treatments can help maintain quality of life
Dear Carol: My dad is 86 and quite healthy other than his eyes. Recently, he developed the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
May 5, 2018 - 8:35am
April 14, 2018
Kicking up dust on the road of life
We live on gravel roads that stretch like ribbons along pasture land dotted with black cattle. As we kick up dust beneath our pickup tires heading...
April 14, 2018 - 8:25am
April 3, 2018
Despite faults, Facebook helps recall my kids' childhood
FARGO — Facebook has been in the news a lot lately, and not for good reasons. The recent revelations about the Cambridge Analytica data...
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am
March 28, 2018
For most autistic youth, water can be extremely dangerous. A Minn. swim class is looking to change that.
WADENA, Minn. — Not unlike most children, David has an irresistible draw to water. Growing up with a family that loves to spend summers...
March 28, 2018 - 2:18pm
March 27, 2018
Think outside the box for Easter egg dyes
FARGO — Americans have been decorating Easter eggs the same way since the electric light bulb was in its infancy. It was 1880 when a druggist...
March 27, 2018 - 8:40am
March 24, 2018
Learn about adoption, foster care at conference in Brainerd
Experience practical teaching about adoption and foster care in a safe, supportive community at the Empowered to Connect Conference Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, at Church of the Nazarene in rural Brainerd. The goal of this conference is to equip families, churches and professionals...
March 24, 2018 - 6:30am
March 18, 2018
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
SOLWAY, Minn.—Eleven years ago, Kent and Shantel Dudley adopted a child no one else would. Five-year old Travis had severe neurological...
March 18, 2018 - 8:18am