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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
April 3, 2018
Despite faults, Facebook helps recall my kids' childhood
FARGO — Facebook has been in the news a lot lately, and not for good reasons. The recent revelations about the Cambridge Analytica data...
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am
April 1, 2018
Dads, daughters continue decade-long tradition of winter camping
GUNFLINT TRAIL, NORTH OF GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — On a bright March afternoon, a procession of winter travelers moved across the crusted snow...
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 27, 2018
Think outside the box for Easter egg dyes
FARGO — Americans have been decorating Easter eggs the same way since the electric light bulb was in its infancy. It was 1880 when a druggist...
March 27, 2018 - 8:40am
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
MOORHEAD, Minn. — "Do you ever, you know, miss the life you had before you had children?" I could almost hear the question being whispered...
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
March 20, 2018
Faith in Action volunteers hold up to growing requests
Two or three times each week, Faith in Action Volunteer Bob King, of Backus, leaves home in his Suburban to pick up a neighbor in Hackensack...
March 20, 2018 - 9:00am
March 13, 2018
It turns out I am 'that' mom
I am "that" mom who homeschools. We started last fall and love it. The flexibility, the fun the kids have while learning, time together, playtime...
March 13, 2018 - 8:50am
February 14, 2018
TRIAD meeting set Feb. 20 in Hackensack
A TRIAD meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Hackensack Hub. TRIAD meetings will feature sessions after the regular meetings focusing on different areas of the sheriff's office. In February, Deputy Tim Norton, emergency management coordinator, and Heather Hopkins,...
February 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Volunteers make charity happen
On Jan. 31, the Pine River-Backus Family Center held a meeting for Pine River Area Food Shelf volunteers who work with the computer. Fifteen volunteers attended because they want to serve our clients with the maximum efficiency. Jodi, our food shelf coordinator, started the meeting...
February 14, 2018 - 7:30am
February 13, 2018
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
FARGO — Nearly five years ago I found out I was expecting my son, and I was a little nervous. After growing up with two sisters, I assumed...
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 12, 2018
Simple questions have a big impact on family meals
A little stack of cards sat next to our second-grader Anika's supper plate one night this past week. Yes, it's supper, not dinner, on the prairie....
February 12, 2018 - 8:54am
February 6, 2018
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
FARGO — I hear a lot about "mom guilt." It's the feeling that we're somehow not good enough for our kids or not doing enough for them....
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
February 4, 2018
Camping in below zero temps
FARGO — Ask most people when camping season is, and they'll probably tell you May through early October. But to a growing community, these...
February 4, 2018 - 11:42am
January 14, 2018
Child care collapse: ‘Punitive’ regulatory environment pushing providers out of the business
DULUTH — It was day care — in-home, small-group, family day care — that helped make Steven Tanski the thoughtful young man...
January 14, 2018 - 6:00am
December 26, 2017
Home for the holidays: How to keep kids entertained
Now that Christmas is over, parents are breathing a sign of relief and looking forward to getting back to a normal routine. Except that won't...
December 26, 2017 - 6:53am
December 25, 2017
Fostering the spirit of Christmas
This time last year, broken toys and discarded gifts marked the holiday for Jen Sheets, the culmination of a whirlwind Christmas for her family...
December 25, 2017 - 5:00am