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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC students earn horticulture scholarships
WeARE, Men as Peacemakers to host forum on sex trafficking
Hands Off Venezuela vigil scheduled Saturday
Laureen Borden, longtime Crow Wing County treasurer, remembered for her public service
Pequot Lakes: Resident accuses council of harassment over yard
Cobbers have 2 former Road Crew wrestlers
Wrestling: St. Cloud State to offer youth wrestling camps
Sky high grooming for Snocross races
Dance Team: Brainerd hoping to double-up on finals. Aitkin looks to knock off defending state champ Frazee
UNC topples Road Crew 45-23. Section team competition is Saturday
Joel Brian Carlson
Timothy J. McGuire
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news
Grim's Grub: The story of Parmentier's potato ruse
Monday Motivator: Developing resilience in children
Why the 'Y'? New CEO talks about changes at nonprofit
Faith: It's winter - rejoice!
Letter to the Editor: Ethanol fix is vital for Minnesota farmers
Letter to the editor: Government of, by and for the people
Sheriff's Corner: It's a good time for a reminder on snowmobile safety and rules
As I See It: Legality, morality and life
Bormett's Vignette: A superb Super Bowl abroad
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
January 28, 2019
Grim's Tales: Let me share my annual list of goals
Every year around this time I write a column laying out my goals for wild food foraging in the coming year. This year I plan to expand that a...
January 28, 2019 - 3:30am
January 27, 2019
Letter to the editor: We need to teach empathy to all
The recent crimes against the Closs family in Wisconsin help show a serious long-term flaw of the people of the United States. It might be the result of trying to have a "melting pot" nation, or maybe having too much European heritage. Or, maybe something else.
January 27, 2019 - 2:30am
January 26, 2019
Guest Opinion: We Stand by Our Stewardship of the Emily Mining Project
As president of the board of directors at Crow Wing Power, I take great pride in our member- owned cooperative's performance as a reliable and...
January 26, 2019 - 7:30am
Letter to the editor: And 'the cow jumped over the moon'
Remember the old nursery rhyme, "Hey diddle, diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport and the dish ran away with the spoon." Well, it seems the Democrats would rather believe that nursery rhyme before they would believe...
January 26, 2019 - 2:30am
January 25, 2019
The Last Windrow: Sometimes you brave the elements to ice fish
The Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza is about to happen in my area of Minnesota. The event will draw worldwide attention as ice anglers...
January 25, 2019 - 7:30am
January 24, 2019
As I See It: Good fences do make good neighbors
"Good fences make good neighbors," is an old proverb in many cultures and languages that is quoted twice in a poem by Robert Frost. A modern person would slap himself on the forehead and say, "Well, duh," isn't this common sense? Since humans started roaming the earth they have likely...
January 24, 2019 - 8:30am
January 21, 2019
From the Lefthand Corner: 2020 run for president beginning now
Humpty Trumpty sat on his grand wall. Humpty Trumpty had a great fall. All Trumpty's horses and all of Trumpty's men couldn't put poor Trumpty together again. Was it his shutdown of government with no plan to restore? Did he walk out on his wall too far, and fall too far? Will the...
January 21, 2019 - 7:30am
January 20, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: 'Norwegian Wood'
Two months ago, for her birthday, my wife received a lovely gift from a dear friend. The gift, a book, is titled "Norwegian Wood" and subtitled...
January 20, 2019 - 3:30am
January 19, 2019
The Last Windrow: An acre of dirt
How much is an acre of dirt worth? Depends on where that acre is. I was reading an Iowa newspaper a few weeks back and the article I was reading...
January 19, 2019 - 3:30am
January 18, 2019
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
When I think of a weekend "getaway," I tend to think of a summer or autumn trip to a park with plenty of hiking trails or time spent at a lakeside...
January 18, 2019 - 8:00am
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Between 1948 and 2011 the United States gave Egypt 71.6 billion dollars in bilateral military and economic aid. Our Senate last August passed a new bill that will give 38 billion dollars in military aid to Israel over the next ten years. For decades we have averaged giving Israel...
January 18, 2019 - 7:30am
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
As we begin the New Year and work to complete our year end statistics and annual report that will be presented in the coming month to the Cass...
January 18, 2019 - 6:30am
January 16, 2019
Bormett's Vignette: A change in perspective
I've gotten my car stuck in deep snow twice in one week. Was this on my daily commute to work or an accidental wrong turn on my way to safer...
January 16, 2019 - 8:00am
January 14, 2019
Opinion: Trump's Wall and Illegal Prowlers
A few years ago I visited South Africa where the average house was surrounded by a concrete wall. South Africa has many villages and rural communities of impoverished people where the main goal each day is to find a clean drink of water. However, people throughout many of the towns...
January 14, 2019 - 7:30am
January 13, 2019
As I See It: I've got a secret
Some of us are old enough to remember the television game show with that name - I've got a secret. In Minnesota, today our state government - specifically the secretary of state - is playing his own version of that show with information that has been deemed as public information....
January 13, 2019 - 7:30am