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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
Police Blotter - June 15, 2019
Sheriff's office places Pickar on paid administrative leave
Cass County Community Outreach Day set June 18
'A consummate professional': Longtime journalist Lew Hudson dies
Golf results - June 13, 2019
Auto Racing: Superbikes take on BIR's historic track for Double Sprints this weekend
Avon tips Lightning 6-5
'It was a fun ride. It ended way too quick': Gabriele Grunewald's father remembers her passion
Running: Registration open for Grandpa's Run for the Walleye
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
Senior Menus: June 17-21, 2019
Card games: June 3-7, 2019
Maple Hill Church to hold annual brat sale
Our Savior's offers free meal, free concert
Chef's Hat: Smells of the season: It's time to fire up the grill
Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Sheriff's Corner: ATV season is here, so be sure to ride safe
The Last Windrow: Corn field mistake acknowledged 30 years later
Vogt's Notes: Stop to offer up prayers for crash victims
Letter to the editor: Pride is not self-respect
letters to the editor
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
Births: May 3-15, 2019
Births: May 9, 2019
May 24, 2019
Opinion: Memorial Day - Thank our soldiers
May 30, 1868, was the first official Decoration Day. The day was declared by General John A. Logan and observed at Arlington National Cemetery. Volunteers that day decorated the graves of more than 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers. During World War II, Decoration Day was expanded...
May 24, 2019 - 7:30am
May 22, 2019
Four steps can help naturally balance blood sugars
People with diabetes aren't the only ones who need to lower their blood sugar levels. The American Diabetes Association says one-in-three American...
May 22, 2019 - 8:00am
May 21, 2019
Mayor's Notebook: Breezy Point takes pride in emergency response team
At the April Breezy Point City Council meeting, I had the distinct honor of handing out a Life Saving Award to Officer Jay Lorch. The award was...
May 21, 2019 - 6:00am
May 18, 2019
The Last Windrow: A journey from row boat to early guide boat to canoe
"Quit trying to pass me and we'll get there faster!" my wife spoke over her sunburned right shoulder. The closest thing to a fishing boat I came...
May 18, 2019 - 10:00am
May 16, 2019
As I See It: Mother's Day - the day after
It's early Monday morning and life returns to normal. The two to four weeks of hype over what to get and what to do for Mother's Day is now over and it's time to move on to the next reason to have a sale - Memorial Day. The issue for me is - Easter and Christmas are probably more...
May 16, 2019 - 10:30am
Opinion: Graduation time in America
Everyone looks forward to graduation. For the high school senior it seemed like the day would never come. The college graduate breathes a sigh of relief that several years of hard work have finally passed. The medical, law, or other various post college graduate may have spent more...
May 16, 2019 - 7:30am
May 14, 2019
Guest Editorial: A big surprise in 2020 presidential politics
There could be a really big surprise in presidential politics between now and Election Day 2020. If I am correct in what I think that surprise could be, then it will upend the electorate. It will cause President Trump to reassess his campaign rhetoric. It could cause the Democratic...
May 14, 2019 - 5:30am
May 13, 2019
Grim's Tales: It may sound boring, but hear me out
I always considered myself too much of a jack of all trades to fit one description. I know things about the outdoors that many people do not, I actually had at least a little talent in most of the sports I played in gym class, and I've excelled in most of the manual labor jobs I've...
May 13, 2019 - 8:30am
The Cracker Barrel: Mister Curiosity
Five hundred years ago last week, on May 2, 1519, a well-known Italian died in France. Known to us as Leonardo da Vinci, or simply Leonardo, he was an intensely curious man whose areas of interest included invention, drawing, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics,...
May 13, 2019 - 5:30am
May 12, 2019
The Last Windrow: Most memorable opener was fish-less
It was a great Minnesota fishing opener even if not a walleye entered my boat. This is the week that next to Christmas, Fourth of July and Thanksgiving, another "holiday" exists. This Saturday is the official Minnesota fishing opener, as if any of you might need to be reminded. Those...
May 12, 2019 - 9:30am
May 4, 2019
The Last Windrow: Seniors are feeling that fresh breeze of freedom
Last week as I was thinking about what my column might hold for this week, a school bus full of high school seniors arrived in the parking lot...
May 4, 2019 - 7:30am
May 3, 2019
Bormett's Vignette: Farewell, friends
Moving to the Brainerd lakes area and working as a staff writer for a weekly newspaper was quite a surprise to me after graduating from college,...
May 3, 2019 - 11:00am
As I See It: Impeach him!
The accounts of Jesus Christ's Passion in the Bible sure seem to resemble what is going on in the national political arena today. The High Priest tore his garments and asked the crowd, "What further proof do we need, he has blasphemed!" The crowd was moved by activists to ask for...
May 3, 2019 - 7:30am
April 30, 2019
Opinion: San Diego Synagogue - Stop hate filled ugliness
Hate showed its ugly face again last Saturday at Congregation Chabad in Poway, California, a community about 22 miles north of San Diego. Suspect John Earnest a 19-year-old student at California State University San Marcus, wearing sunglasses, pointed his automatic rifle at Rabbi...
April 30, 2019 - 2:30am
April 29, 2019
Vogt's Notes: Kudos to schools for keeping our children safe
Schools close in Colorado after credible threats are made. Bomb threat shuts down the University of St. Thomas St. Paul campus. Garfield School goes into soft lockdown as police investigate shooting complaint. Those three headlines appeared in the news just last week. All in the same...
April 29, 2019 - 4:30am