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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Minnesota VA commissioner rules in favor of disabled veteran
Tigers Care: Quirky one-woman show kicks off event
22-year-old falls out of moving vehicle, suffers head injury
Celebrate 911 dispatchers week: They're here to help those in distress
Veterans town hall meeting planned in Brainerd
Six Patriots sign on for college sports
Lakeshore Club announces spring events
Girls Golf: Pequot third in season opener
Patriots have new trap team coach
Richard "Rick" Endres
Lois Mary Zavoral
Theodore Prescott Erickson
Grace United Methodist to serve Easter pancakes
Crosslake Christian AG shares Easter events
Our Savior's to host mother-daughter banquet April 24
Public invited to become Make It OK ambassador
Crosslake Lutheran to host monthly Caregiver Support Group
Danecdotes: This week in less-discussed history
Letter to the editor: Embracing the Word
Letter to the editor: Vote 'yes' on PR-B School referendum
Opinion: Easter - Think about it
The Cracker Barrel: Nature notes
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 30-March 7, 2019
Dr. Joy Harris - Zeno Rausa
Births: Jan. 1-15, 2019
Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Home and Garden
March 31, 2019
Ask the Master Gardener: Closing the plant buffet on deer
Dear Master Gardener: Deer browsing has been terrible this winter. The deer have been eating plants I thought they avoided, like spruce and junipers....
March 31, 2019 - 9:00am
March 3, 2019
Ask the Master Gardener: Bromeliads can add a splash of color during winter
Dear Master Gardener: I bought a Bromeliad recently at a local store, but it didn't have any directions on how to care for it. When I unwrapped...
March 3, 2019 - 2:00pm
Quintessential quilts: Spicer woman, who draws inspiration from great-grandmother, is 2019 Quilter of the Year
SPICER, Minn. – At one end of Heather Peterson’s sunlit, second-story studio, small pieces of fabric that are cut into small geometric shapes...
February 3, 2019 - 4:43pm
Ask the Master Gardener: How to grow a crop of Job's Tears
Dear Master Gardener: I have made rosaries from the seeds of the plant Job's Tears, so two years ago I tried growing it in my garden. I purchased...
February 3, 2019 - 9:00am
December 30, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Tips for tending to your holiday cacti
Dear Master Gardener: I have a Christmas cactus that didn't bloom this year. What can I do to get it to bloom? Also, I have a friend whose Christmas...
December 30, 2018 - 9:00am
November 10, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Q: Could you please identify this vining plant that grows on our chain-link fence? It is very invasive, as it originally started two doors down...
November 10, 2018 - 6:02am
November 4, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: The right and wrong ways to water orchids
Dear Master Gardener: I purchased an orchid and the directions say to water it with an ice cube each week. Since it's a tropical plant I wouldn't...
November 4, 2018 - 9:00am
October 27, 2018
What caused one white carrot, why aren't my peonies blooming yet and more
Q: While digging carrots, I found one white one among all the regular orange ones. What causes one to be white? — Anne Barbee, Moorhead. A:...
October 27, 2018 - 6:35am
October 20, 2018
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Q: Can you tell what type of pumpkin or gourd the greenish-gray one at the front of the photo is? I planted seeds for the gourds behind it and...
October 20, 2018 - 9:02am
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
FARGO — Did you notice the heavy crop of seeds on the region's trees this summer and fall? Elm seeds fell by the millions this summer at...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
September 22, 2018
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
FARGO — What's the first thought that comes to mind if someone mentions cutting back? Fewer trips through the buffet line? Less snacking...
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Q: What is this bush with the black berries that's growing right next to some chokecherry trees? — Judy and Tim Hansen, Sabin, Minn. A:...
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
September 15, 2018
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Q: Do you know what these berries are? Are they good for jelly, or should I leave them alone? They were on large shrubs or trees about 12 feet...
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am
September 1, 2018
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
Q: Our Autumn Blaze maples had iron chlorosis last year. An article you wrote prompted us to take action. We bought Medicap iron capsules made...
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
Commentary: Want some good grass? Seed in September
FARGO — What type of lawn care provider are you? Do you mow only when you need to find where you left the wheelbarrow? At the opposite...
September 1, 2018 - 7:18am