Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
MnDNR CO Reports: Enforcing winter angling violations - Overlimits, illegal length, no license, extra lines, controlled substances.
Brainerd library offers computer classes
Charges allege Brainerd man assaulted woman in presence of child
Coins collected for Christmas for Kids - Students learn valuable lessons
Woman dies at hospital after crash
PL 6th-graders sweep Sauk Rapids tourney
Mitchell 12th at Princeton tournament
Area Wrestling: S-M's Bjerga grabs Big Bear title
NLYHA Squirt B team 3rd at Hermantown
Area Boys Basketball: Patriots fly by Flyers
Stephen "Steve" Ray Frauenshuh Sr.
Muriel I. Ostrom
David L. Matlock Jr.
New report highlights progress in treating depression
Making a healthy difference; Lifestyle Change Coaching
CRMC to host end-of-life care meeting
Opinion: Why we need Christmas
As I See It: After the soul is gone
The Last Windrow: Can good gifts come in small packages?
Cass Co. Sheriff's Corner: Clarifying trespass rules and laws
Letter to the editor: Support Green New Deal resolution
letters to the editor
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
September 14, 2018
Lottery scams defrauded elderly Minnesota man of $825,000, court papers say
MOORHEAD, Minn. — In April 2017, Moorhead police received a report of an elderly man who had sent more than $230,000 in response to calls...
September 14, 2018 - 6:00am
September 4, 2018
Inmate dies in Beltrami County Jail
BEMIDJI—A 27-year-old man died Sunday in the Beltrami County Jail from an "unknown medical condition," officials said Tuesday, Sept. 4....
September 4, 2018 - 7:40pm
August 30, 2018
Southeastern Minnesota couple enter pleas in ‘sex room’ case
RED WING, Minn. — A Goodhue couple has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges of criminal sexual conduct. A hearing in the case was held Wednesday,...
August 30, 2018 - 11:18am
August 28, 2018
Attorney for northwest Minnesota murder suspect asks judge to dismiss indictment
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A Minneapolis man accused of strangling a woman to death in a Crookston apartment last year will ask a judge to dismiss...
August 28, 2018 - 2:21pm
August 21, 2018
Northwest Minnesota prosecutor dismisses rape charge after accuser leaves area
WARREN, Minn. -- A criminal case alleging a northwest Minnesota man forced a woman to have sex with him earlier this year has been dropped after...
August 21, 2018 - 4:08pm
August 8, 2018
Groups challenge northern Minnesota pipeline environmental impact statement
ST. PAUL—Two groups filed court documents Wednesday arguing the state's environmental review of Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline was insufficient. Honor the Earth and Friends of the Headwaters claim the environmental impact statement, or EIS, failed to look at potential...
August 8, 2018 - 10:14pm
July 23, 2018
Minnesota attorney general joins effort to keep Dreamers program
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson joined several other states Monday, July 23, in a brief to stop the cancellation of the Deferred...
July 23, 2018 - 2:07pm
July 19, 2018
Ex-employee of Fergus Falls auto dealership sentenced for swindling police across Minnesota
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A former auto dealership employee accused in a fraud involving hundreds of thousands of dollars swindled from police...
July 19, 2018 - 6:35pm
Truck driver found guilty in crash that killed Vining, Minn., teen
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—The semi truck driver who struck and killed a 16-year-old Vining boy a little over a year ago was found guilty Thursday,...
July 19, 2018 - 6:24pm
Charges filed in northwest Minnesota City Hall fight
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—Criminal charges have been filed against two men involved in a fight last week at Thief River Falls City Hall....
July 19, 2018 - 3:35pm
July 18, 2018
Minnesota man planned to start 'second American Revolution,' prosecutors argue
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—Federal prosecutors say an Oklee man had plans to start a "second American Revolution," wrote down instructions for bomb-making...
July 18, 2018 - 3:46pm
June 20, 2018
Teen charged with 2016 central Minn. church arson
MELROSE, Minn. -- A teenager suspected of setting fire to a historic church in Melrose confessed to the crime in early June, ending more than...
June 20, 2018 - 10:35am
May 30, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioids
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy and Attorney General Lori Swanson have sued Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, alleging it illegally...
May 30, 2018 - 11:53am
May 14, 2018
Alexandria man charged with dangerous chase, fight with officers in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—An Alexandria man has been charged in Becker County District court after he allegedly led a deputy on a dangerous...
May 14, 2018 - 10:04pm
April 17, 2018
Ex-Speaker Thissen headed to Minnesota high court
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota House speaker will become Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's fifth justice on the seven-member state Supreme Court....
April 17, 2018 - 1:19pm