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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
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Tom & Peggy Woog
Births: May 3-15, 2019
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letters to the editor
June 13, 2019
Letter to the editor: Pride is not self-respect
Maybe my parents could've done better bringing me up. Maybe I could've done better with my own children. But one thing all of us understood was that if you're invited somewhere to a big dinner, you don't insult your hosts and their family, the hospitality or food they give you, or...
June 13, 2019 - 2:30am
June 9, 2019
Letter to the editor: Thoughts about abortion
I am so thankful for all the films available in theaters, online or on DVD that are proclaiming the truth about the abortion industry and are taking a strong stand for preservation of life. The old one online is called "The Silent Scream." "Gosnell" is available on DVD, and if "Unplanned"...
June 9, 2019 - 11:00am
June 1, 2019
Letter to the editor: Trump supporter responds
Trump supporter here. In response to a letter to the editor May 23 titled "What would it take?" - here is a simple answer. Clinton chased anyone in skirts. He and his wife were involved in scandal after scandal. Does the Whitewater land deal ring a bell? Impeachments? Loss of law...
June 1, 2019 - 2:30am
May 31, 2019
Letter to the editor: Congrats to graduating seniors
On May 15, we awarded scholarships to two graduating seniors from Pequot Lakes High School. This is an exciting evening for them and it's always a pleasure to be part of it. It's well organized, yet casual. Very nice. We were impressed again this year with the quality of the written...
May 31, 2019 - 2:30am
May 30, 2019
Letter to the editor: Thoughts on Driftwood development
Jaw dropping is the best way to describe our reaction to the apparent rubber stamping of the variances applied for in the new Driftwood development. We went to the May 16 meeting expecting our voices would be heard and considered. After listening to all the negative feedback from...
May 30, 2019 - 8:30am
Letter to the editor: Board must represent all citizens
At the May 16 Crow Wing County Board of Adjustment hearing, the variances requested by the developer of a new timeshare resort were discussed. It appeared that the board members had their own opinions of the variances that were contrary to the many public comments they had received....
May 30, 2019 - 5:30am
Letter to the Editor: It's important to follow the laws
It is with great distress that I heard that all of the variances for the Driftwood Resort redevelopment are moving forward. It is beyond my understanding that that was the outcome. Why are there ordinances? Why are there laws? Are they not to protect the lakes so that all can enjoy...
May 30, 2019 - 2:30am
May 23, 2019
Letter to the editor: What would it take?
I have one simple question for Trump supporters. You voted for him and still support him in spite of his extreme dishonesty in both business and personal lives. He has an overly low view of women, people from other countries, those of darker skin color (other than orange), anyone...
May 23, 2019 - 2:30am
May 20, 2019
Letter to the editor: Letter writer missed point of column
In response to a letter in the May 9 Echo Journal, I personally found the letter offensive as I think the letter writer completely missed the point of Mr. Abler's column. I did not interpret that he was comparing President Trump to Jesus, I certainly would not; however, I would compare...
May 20, 2019 - 2:30am
May 19, 2019
Letter to the editor: Pequot Lakes students commended
Pequot Lakes students who participated in the Day of Caring treated me and my home with respect. Never did I hear even one swear word. They proved to be good, hard workers. The group worked together as a team. To all their parents - be proud of them. You are doing a good job. If they...
May 19, 2019 - 2:30am
May 18, 2019
Letter to the editor: Thanks, students, for a job well done
I want to thank all the students from Pequot Lakes High School who came out on Wednesday (May 8-Day of Caring) even though everything was wet from the rain. Megan, Logan, William and Jack did an excellent job of raking my yard even though the leaves were wet and heavy. They were very...
May 18, 2019 - 2:30am
May 17, 2019
Letter to the editor: Statistics for heartbreakers
A letter writer refutes my previous letter that lamented zero support from some Minnesota lawmakers for universal gun-purchase background check legislation by calling out, in his view, a lack of statistical relevance. In a first-ever study comparing state gun laws, the Boston University...
May 17, 2019 - 2:30am
May 16, 2019
Letter to the editor: Constitution is for all, including president
While I am not special pleader for our president, I am an ardent pleader for our Constitution and the rule of law. Recent letter writers indicate they want the president removed from office, frequently citing the Constitution. They, like the rest of the far left, have no factual basis...
May 16, 2019 - 2:30am
May 13, 2019
Letter to the editor: Do your job, quit or be impeached
Republican U.S. Attorney General William Barr lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee, run by Republican Lindsay Graham. He lied about what Special Counsel Republican Robert Mueller thought about Barr's "summary" letter, which attempted to exonerate Republican Donald Trump, current...
May 13, 2019 - 10:30am
Letter to the Editor: Vote in favor of PR-B referendum
The Pine River-Backus School District has a bond referendum vote coming up May 14, and an informational meeting was held May 7 for people to learn more on the referendum. While I am generally wary of tax increases, I am writing to encourage people to find out more about this referendum...
May 13, 2019 - 9:30am