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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
Timothy J. McGuire
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Donald E. Sorben
Laureen Estelle Borden
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 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 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
January 12, 2019
The Last Windrow: The view from a winter deer stand
Some of you might remember the movie "A Room With A View" - a 1980s classic movie that gained many awards. I've never seen that movie, but I...
January 12, 2019 - 7:30am
January 8, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: 1491
Every so often a book comes along that changes the way we think about the world. Charles C. Mann's 1491 is one of them. Subtitled "New Revelations...
January 8, 2019 - 3:30am
January 7, 2019
Vogt's Notes: We live among people who inspire faith, hope
We've said goodbye to 2018 and another Christmas season. Do you realize how lucky we are to live in communities filled with such caring, giving...
January 7, 2019 - 10:00am
Crosslake Mayor's Report: Time with council a success
As I write my final article as your Mayor, I feel blessed to have been able to share these past two years with you. It was a great experience. And, I learned a lot, met new friends and saw many projects completed including an update of our city's Comprehensive Plan. The council also...
January 7, 2019 - 7:30am
January 5, 2019
The Last Windrow: The year ahead
2019 opened with a hush at our house. The recent snowstorm put a heavy coating of white on everything in sight. The only noise you could hear...
January 5, 2019 - 8:00am
January 4, 2019
From the Lefthand Corner: Choices instead of resolutions
While growing up, I watched and listened to too much talk about New Year's resolutions that didn't resolve, so I don't put much stock in New...
January 4, 2019 - 3:30am
December 30, 2018
As I See It: Farewell 2018
There're only a few days left in 2018. If you were writing a novel or a screenplay and you included the drama and events of this past year, do you think anyone would take it seriously? These two sentences were written on Dec. 13 to try and get my brain started in forming my final...
December 30, 2018 - 9:30am
December 29, 2018
The Last Windrow: This Christmas gift exchange was unplanned
I've never been one to complain about a gift that someone gave me. I admit I've bitten my bottom lip a couple of times wondering why on earth...
December 29, 2018 - 7:30am
December 28, 2018
Kindness is Contagious: Sometimes, kindness travels with us
You know those super awkward moments where everyone is standing in an elevator and no one is talking? They seem to happen anytime we find ourselves...
December 28, 2018 - 7:00am