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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
PLMS names Students of the Month
Poston applauds Public Facilities Authority grant for Verndale water infrastructure projects
Agendas - Feb. 17
Snow removal on Crow Wing County's agenda
Public invited to Make It OK presentation to reduce mental health stigma
8th-grade Patriots Mid-State champs
Area Male Athlete: Up-tempo Pequot perfect for Schommer
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Girls basketball: Lane named "Miss Basketball" finalist
Dance: Two PL dancers named all-state
Paul F. Caquelin
Joel Brian Carlson
Timothy J. McGuire
Joel Brian Carlson
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
Senior Menus: Feb. 18-22, 2019
Card games: Feb. 4-8, 2019
Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news
Mayor's Notebook: Participate in changing Breezy Point for the better
Grim's Tales: Unexpected challenge of living alone
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
The Last Windrow: Lessons learned at a country school
Letter to the editor: Nagel's 'Looking Back' is a good read
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
DNR invites public input on proposed forest trails in Huntersville and Lyons state forests The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites...
16 hours 40 min ago
February 15, 2019
Sky high grooming for Snocross races
Scott Erlandson drove a snow groomer with his friend Matt Holsapple Thursday, Feb. 15, over high mounds of snow at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds....
February 15, 2019 - 5:00am
February 14, 2019
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
A Minnesota man likely will go on record as catching the biggest fish in state history.Darren Troseth of Jordan pulled a 78-inch sturgeon through...
February 14, 2019 - 10:50am
February 12, 2019
Snowboarders delight in more fresh powder
Snowboarder Peyton Cook soared above a jump Monday, Feb. 11, at Mount Ski Gull near Nisswa. With abundant snowfalls, this winter is providing...
February 12, 2019 - 9:00am
Danecdotes: Youth snowmobile club takes off at PLHS
Snowmobile clubs play a pivotal role in the area during the winter months, primarily in their preparation and grooming of snowmobile trails....
February 12, 2019 - 4:00am
February 6, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: WSI is a game of inches and days
If you asked a stranger on the street what a "winter severity index" might measure, the answers could be pretty creative. Perhaps it would measure...
February 6, 2019 - 6:00am
February 3, 2019
Feeding Winter Birds
Have you been stuck indoors on recent winter days? After all, an outdoor thermometer that read minus 30 or even lower, is best viewed from the...
February 3, 2019 - 7:00am
What's Up Outdoors: All smiles for the Ice Fishing Extravaganza
After all the hype before the Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza about it being cold, it ended up being a beautiful day to be on the ice....
February 3, 2019 - 5:00am
January 27, 2019
Teams hit the trail for 35th Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon
DULUTH -- No matter where the spectators were from as they gathered Sunday, Jan. 27, for the start of this year’s John Beargrease Sled Dog...
January 27, 2019 - 7:16pm
Inside the Outdoors: Minnesota elk plan deserves thought and care
My first sighting of a live Minnesota elk was at least a quarter-century ago. This timeline is linked to the days when my hunting partner and...
January 27, 2019 - 8:00am
January 26, 2019
Wilebski’s Evergreen Acres in Minn. a haven for wildlife and nature enthusiasts
KITTSON COUNTY, Minn. -- It’s a brutally cold January day, but signs of life continue to stir at Wilebski’s Evergreen Acres. Redpolls, chickadees,...
January 26, 2019 - 6:01pm
What's Up Outdoors: Braving the cold is true Minnesota
It is true, Minnesotans are known for being tough against the elements. But this week's forecast will test any outdoorsman. And Saturday, Jan....
January 26, 2019 - 7:00am
January 25, 2019
Sunlight filters through pine needles on a cold winter day in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
January 25, 2019 - 1:00pm
January 24, 2019
DNR shoots wayward mule deer acting strangely near Thief River Falls
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- A mule deer that wandered into northwest Minnesota north of Thief River Falls was put down last week after displaying...
January 24, 2019 - 4:38pm
January 23, 2019
Winter's icy grip
Sawtooth ice drips with cold water Tuesday, Jan. 22, on Little Buffalo Creek in Brainerd. After two mild days with temperatures in the upper...
January 23, 2019 - 3:00am