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Deputies respond to dog shot to death: Video on Facebook allegedly shows incident
DNR boss: Beefed up funding for water management, CWD prevention
Pequot Lakes speech team takes first in Staples, Brainerd
Crash injures 2 near Brainerd
Construction underway in Crosslake for model railroad museum building
PR-B's Rainwater commits to Jamestown
New Ulm top North Stars in shootout
Girls Basketball: Tiger girls win two
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Athletics: Pequot spring sports meeting scheduled
Douglas T. Imgrund
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Robert "Robbie" Winter
Shirley Mae Daniels
Timothy J. McGuire
Chef's Hat: For a fast, easy, healthy dish, try salmon
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet, exercise
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
Danecdotes: The cold's never bothered us anyway ...
Letter to the editor: Let's judge people for their character
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
Letter to the editor: A question of ethical accountability
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
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
December 25, 2018
The Last Windrow: 'The Ugliest Little Christmas Tree'
The following Last Windrow "classic" column was written by me in 1990, when my daughter was 5 years old. It was to be her first excursion to...
December 25, 2018 - 10:00am
'Ain't no ox can fly!'
Lynn Scharenbroich wrote this tall tale several years ago for the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association's Inkslinger newsletter. Paul and his...
December 25, 2018 - 8:00am
December 23, 2018
Browser: Have a wonderful holiday season
Friends and neighbors, It's the holiday season and I am so missing my people. It has been a while since I lived at the home I had come to know and love, the Pine River Public Library. At this time of year the library is decorated with a tree, which I adore. The children are all excited....
December 23, 2018 - 2:30am
December 22, 2018
Grim's Tales: Help us make our magazine great
Every year, we at the newspaper put our heads together for a big project called Love of the Lakes. In case you are unfamiliar, Love of the Lakes,...
December 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Wealth Column: Tips for paying off debt
With the holiday season upon us, it's easy to go over our budgets. There are family get-togethers, holiday parties and gifts for our loved ones, but all of that can add up quickly, leaving us with a pile of debt in the New Year. To help you pay off holiday debt, or other outstanding...
December 22, 2018 - 9:30am
December 21, 2018
The Cracker Barrel: No obligation
Each year it gets a little harder to set aside one's skepticism and enter willingly into the yuletide spirit. In the face of relentless advertising, bombarded by endless special programs on TV, driven near to madness by the broken-record litany of Christmas songs on the radio, I wait...
December 21, 2018 - 7:30am
December 19, 2018
Bormett's Vignette: Resolutions aren't just for New Year's
2018 has seemed to last forever. Finally, the year is drawing to a close, and many people are gearing up for the new year with a list of all...
December 19, 2018 - 10:00am
December 18, 2018
Opinion: Why we need Christmas
Merchants around the world depend on the Christmas season each year for twenty to fifty percent of their yearly sales. The travel industry from airlines to gasoline stations see a nice bump during the holidays. People are going to buy airplane tickets and buy gasoline. Grocery...
December 18, 2018 - 7:30am