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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
National interests converge on Brainerd in US's only gray wolf delisting hearing
Bar video sought in fatal Minnesota crash investigation
'There is no pardon for me': Minnesota survivor faces man who raped her
Pine River Library, River Fitness restart 5K event
Stauber, Klobuchar, Smith applaud $190000 EDA grant for Itasca County
Anglers: Consider releasing big sunfish, eat the smaller ones
Please, follow the regulations when boating, fishing and atv riding - MnDNR CO Reports
Stock Car Racing: Winning and racing more than a hobby for Gonskas
Western Minnesota pelicans slowly rebounding
Inside the Outdoors: A bug for every season
David J. Berres
Vicki Lynn Glunz
Sandra "Sandie" Sue Tricker
Three easy ways to start your day with vegetables
Ask the Master Gardener: It's been a slow start to the growing season
Faith: Father's Day reflection
Senior Menus: June 24-28, 2019
Card games: June 10-14, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: A perfect day
The Last Windrow: Sorting through life's accumulations
Danecdotes: A new appreciation for 'the little things'
Opinion: What do Americans want?
Letter to the editor: President, country deserve respect
letters to the editor
Births: May 29-June 16, 2019
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
June 24, 2019
Three easy ways to start your day with vegetables
Do you struggle to get enough vegetables each day? I encourage all my patients to shoot for four to six cups of vegetables every day. One strategy...
June 24, 2019 - 5:00am
June 17, 2019
Grim's Grub: Gender equality created today's cafes
The history of the protein salad sandwich is threefold, because it wasn't invented all at once. First came mayo, then protein salads, and finally...
June 17, 2019 - 8:00am
June 12, 2019
Chef's Hat: Smells of the season: It's time to fire up the grill
Take a walk through any neighborhood and you're likely to smell blooming lilacs, freshly cut grass, apple blossoms and - if you're out around meal times - the enticing smell of a charcoal grill. Although it's tempting to just get things fired up, and many grills have already been...
June 12, 2019 - 6:30am
June 11, 2019
Competitive eaters will go fork-to-fork over hotdish at Minnesota casino
TOWER, Minn. — A resort casino here is hosting a competitive eating contest June 22, and it wouldn't be northern Minnesota if wild rice hotdish...
June 11, 2019 - 11:35am
June 2, 2019
A spoonful of sugar made this medicine a fruit
It was 1837, and Queen Victoria had ascended the throne but had not yet been coronated. That ceremony would take place June 28, 1838, and English...
June 2, 2019 - 6:00am
May 29, 2019
Chef's Hat: Change up your normal breakfast routine
There are people out there who can jump out of bed, down a cup of coffee and be ready for the day. Then there are people who simply can't function...
May 29, 2019 - 6:00am
May 26, 2019
Senior Menus: May 27-31, 2019
The Senior Nutrition Program offers a nutritionally balanced meal for all people to enjoy. Meals are served Monday-Friday at 11:30 a.m. in Pine...
May 26, 2019 - 3:30am
May 18, 2019
Grim's Grub: It's all Greek, especially the asparagus
Asparagus is one of my favorite perennials, largely because it makes an appearance so early after the winter. This is important because by the...
May 18, 2019 - 7:30am
May 16, 2019
Electronic WIC card replaces paper vouchers in Crow Wing County
The electronic WIC card is now available in Crow Wing County, replacing paper vouchers and making shopping for healthy foods more efficient,...
May 16, 2019 - 8:00am
May 11, 2019
Chef's Hat: Cook for Mom to show your appreciation
The Mother's Day holiday has been celebrated for more than 100 years. An interesting fact about this holiday is that Anna Jarvis (the lady who came up with the idea for Mother's Day) later criticized it and wanted the holiday recalled. Jarvis felt the greeting card companies and flower...
May 11, 2019 - 6:30am
May 7, 2019
Grim's Grub: How everything came to taste like chicken
It is time to talk about our most famous meat, the item to which every other food is compared and which seems to be the only food some children...
May 7, 2019 - 8:00am
April 30, 2019
Chef's Hat: Tired of leftovers? Scale down your recipes
Even though there are numerous ways to use up leftovers, as well as the option of freezing them, there still comes a time when even the most fabulous recipe is no longer appealing and the leftovers end up in the trash. So after a week of eating leftover ham, it was time to break out...
April 30, 2019 - 8:30am
April 24, 2019
Onions, or how Chicago got its name
Spring weather is nearly here, and with it comes a brief window of time where I and some others in the know will harvest ramps, or wild onions....
April 24, 2019 - 4:00am
April 16, 2019
Chef's Hat: Serve chicken for an easy weeknight dinner
When you need to prepare a meal in a hurry and also want something that appeals to the whole family, there is no better dish to fall back on...
April 16, 2019 - 8:00am
April 8, 2019
Grim's Grub: History lesson covers chemical leaveners
At one time in history, our European ancestors likely depended largely on yeast as a leavener. Many of our leavened baked goods today depend on a different leavener, called chemical leaveners, the primary one being baking soda. Baking soda is a salt known as sodium bicarbonate. In...
April 8, 2019 - 11:41pm