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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
October 21, 2018
As I See It: So now what?
I'm fairly certain I've used this headline before. An old friend used to ask this question when we had reached a logical end to our discussions without really solving anything or having a good conclusion. That's exactly where I believe we are today. A few weeks ago we witnessed politics...
October 21, 2018 - 8:30am
October 20, 2018
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Q: Can you tell what type of pumpkin or gourd the greenish-gray one at the front of the photo is? I planted seeds for the gourds behind it and...
October 20, 2018 - 9:02am
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
FARGO — Did you notice the heavy crop of seeds on the region's trees this summer and fall? Elm seeds fell by the millions this summer at...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 17, 2018
Going Dutch: Hodgepodge Potatoes are a cold-weather comfort
FARGO — Back in our cruise ship days with Holland America Line, the culinary staff would celebrate the line's Dutch heritage once each...
October 17, 2018 - 7:05am
October 10, 2018
Turn a new leaf: Fall into flavor with Orange Roasted Root Vegetables
FARGO — Fall is here and that means that the season for roasting has arrived once again. If the rapidly decreasing temperatures of late...
October 10, 2018 - 8:02am
October 6, 2018
Bormett's Vignette: Nomad no more, I've landed in the lakes area
My name may not be recognizable to anyone yet, but soon I hope my byline will become just as familiar as the others. I'm Erin Bormett, and I'm...
October 6, 2018 - 10:00am
October 5, 2018
As I See It: He said; she said
Once I got to be a supervisor in the Air Force, I reluctantly became very familiar with these situations. Whether they involved he said-she said, or he said-he said, or she said-she said, it was virtually impossible to discover the truth unless there were reliable disinterested witnesses....
October 5, 2018 - 7:30am
September 30, 2018
Commentary: Making the best of cold, cruddy weather
FORT FRANCES, Ont.—Spend enough time outdoors, and you're going to get bit by bad weather eventually; it's pretty much unavoidable. Such...
September 30, 2018 - 9:03am
September 29, 2018
Should I tell someone with advanced dementia about possible cancer?
Dear Carol: My mom, 83, is in a memory unit because she has advanced Lewy body dementia (LBD). While a nurse was bathing Mom, she noticed a breast...
September 29, 2018 - 7:00am
September 22, 2018
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Let me get right to the point. We love receiving your letters to the editor, all the time. We do have guidelines, including word limits. For...
September 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
FARGO — What's the first thought that comes to mind if someone mentions cutting back? Fewer trips through the buffet line? Less snacking...
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Q: What is this bush with the black berries that's growing right next to some chokecherry trees? — Judy and Tim Hansen, Sabin, Minn. A:...
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
September 19, 2018
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
FARGO — Last spring, my son Gio and I planted about 30 tomato plants in our garden, which have produced an abundance of beautiful garden...
September 19, 2018 - 7:42am
September 15, 2018
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Dear Carol: My wife's in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I've gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing...
September 15, 2018 - 9:22am
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Q: Do you know what these berries are? Are they good for jelly, or should I leave them alone? They were on large shrubs or trees about 12 feet...
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am