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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Construction underway in Crosslake for model railroad museum building
No rest for the snow-weary: More snow in the forecast
Pine River-Backus recognizes School Board Recognition Week
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
Rollover injures 2 passengers
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.
Robert "Robbie" Winter
Shirley Mae Daniels
Timothy J. McGuire
Douglas T. Imgrund
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
Letter to the editor: Let's judge people for their character
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
Letter to the editor: A question of ethical accountability
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
The Cracker Barrel: A sense of wonder
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
November 13, 2018
Crosslake Garden Club announces two events
The Crosslake Area Garden Club announces two upcoming events. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the topic of the club's seminar is "Time to Grow Up: Vertical Gardening," presented by JoAnn Weaver. At noon Wednesday, Dec. 12, the club will host its annual holiday party. The Crosslake Area Garden...
November 13, 2018 - 1:30pm
November 10, 2018
Sustainability event seeks presenters, vendors
The 13th Back to Basics will be Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, and Happy Dancing Turtle is seeking presenters, vendors and sponsors for the educational event that focuses on sustainability and resilience. Presenters are welcome to submit a workshop proposal by Monday, Nov. 12. Sessions are...
November 10, 2018 - 2:30am
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
September 22, 2018
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 15, 2018
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
September 8, 2018
Trumpet-shaped volunteer flower identified
Q: What is this growing in my planter of dahlias? — Edye Nye, North Ferrisburgh, Vt. A: What an interesting plant and flower. It's Nicandra...
September 8, 2018 - 7:32am
September 1, 2018
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
Q: Our Autumn Blaze maples had iron chlorosis last year. An article you wrote prompted us to take action. We bought Medicap iron capsules made...
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
August 25, 2018
Gardener successfully attracts monarchs with milkweed
Q: I just had to report that after planting milkweed two years ago, it has successfully attracted at least three monarch caterpillars this summer....
August 25, 2018 - 6:54am
July 18, 2018
Festival of Tables is July 26 - Lunch reservations needed by July 19
The Nisswa Garden Club will hold its annual Festival of Tables event from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 26, at the Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Club members have created unique and lively themed garden tables for display. It is open to the public, free of charge to...
July 18, 2018 - 8:30am
July 7, 2018
Splendid flower gardens prove our region's grow-power
FARGO — Have you noticed I never refer to our region's growing conditions as harsh, severe, challenging or any other negative adjectives,...
July 7, 2018 - 7:20am
June 30, 2018
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
Q: I kept my dipladenia indoors over winter, and as you said it would, it dropped many leaves but overall remained healthy. I repotted it in...
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am
Mystery of the murdered tree, five years later
Our gardening discussions give us a chance for lighthearted, upbeat fun each week, but it's difficult to put a humorous spin on a tree that's...
June 30, 2018 - 7:45am
June 25, 2018
Nisswa Garden Club to hear presentation on lilies June 28
The Nisswa Garden Club will host its monthly meeting Thursday, June 28, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Social hour and check-in will begin at noon, with a program to follow. Master Gardener Jennifer Knutson will present "Lilies: The Aristocrats of the Garden." Coordinator...
June 25, 2018 - 10:30am
CWC Master Gardeners program thriving after loss of funding
"People thought we were going to shrivel away and die, but that didn't happen," said JoAnn Weaver, president of the Crow Wing County Master Gardeners. Since 1977, volunteer gardening experts have spread their knowledge around Minnesota in hopes of promoting plant biodiversity, research-based...
June 25, 2018 - 5:00am