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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
Cass County Board: Health, Human and Veterans Services to gain additional social worker
Cass County Board: County joins One Watershed One Plan project
Ideal Green Market Co-op receives grant for activities
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
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
PL 7th-graders take Mid-State crown
Wick takes 1st, 3rd in Duluth
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Marjory Ann Carlson
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
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
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
The Cracker Barrel: A sense of wonder
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
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations
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
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
January 27, 2019
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
January 19, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
It's still possible to find winter angling shelters that would seem right at home on the movie set of "Grumpy Old Men," the 1993 romantic comedy...
January 19, 2019 - 10:00am
January 12, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: New DNR Commissioner faces tough assignment
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz is now the top state office-holder, and has named most of the lieutenants who will serve under him in leading...
January 12, 2019 - 8:00am
January 4, 2019
Danecdotes: Locals teach wilderness survival
It is not overly common for educators outside of life sciences to discuss issues like conservation and survival in the wilderness, but courses...
January 4, 2019 - 4:00am
January 3, 2019
Winter weather can't keep locals inside
The heavy snowfall this week didn't stop locals from enjoying the outdoors. For Crosslake residents Carol and Matt Bradley, they spent the afternoon...
January 3, 2019 - 8:00am
Inside the Outdoors: Solstice bonfires bring hopeful light to the winter darkness
It seems a great irony that the first day of winter—December 21—marks the point when the amount of sunlight each day will actually...
January 3, 2019 - 6:00am
January 1, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Safe ice is anything but a sure thing
One of the constants of my workday is receiving a flood of incoming emails, as well as those "instant messages"—innocently referred to...
January 1, 2019 - 6:00am
December 27, 2018
A winter wonderland awaits Driftless trout anglers
The traditional trout season in the Driftless area of southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin opened in mid-April and ran through mid to...
December 27, 2018 - 6:23pm
December 19, 2018
Crow Wing County considers buying land in Cuyuna area
Crow Wing County wants to consolidate and improve access to its tax-forfeited properties surrounded by privately owned land in the Cuyuna area...
December 19, 2018 - 5:00am
December 10, 2018
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced...
December 10, 2018 - 5:24pm
December 1, 2018
Inside the outdoors: Is it time to stop pussy-footing around captive deer farms?
During the week or so leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, state news carried the story of more disease-infected captive deer on a farm in...
December 1, 2018 - 8:00am