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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County: Tax-forfeited property for sale despite objections
Celebrating June Dairy Days
Crow Wing County Land Sale set for Friday
Pequot Lakes Middle School honor roll
Crow Wing SWCD board to meet in Breezy Point in July
Athletics: The Iron Woman: Local woman is training for her 2nd Ironman triathlon in Canada
Inside the Outdoors: Gray wolf may be the "third rail" of wildlife management
Baseball: U13 Patriots lose four
Anglers: Consider releasing big sunfish, eat the smaller ones
Please, follow the regulations when boating, fishing and atv riding - MnDNR CO Reports
David J. Berres
Donald T Schmalenberg
Chef's Hat: Mix a cold drink to enjoy a hot summer day
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
Opinion: July 4th and the American spirit
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?
letters to the editor
Births: May 29-June 16, 2019
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
June 20, 2019
The Pinke Post: Keeping the faith in the future of farming
Last Sunday, my dad, fondly called “Farmer Fred”, was in the pulpit of Sundahl Lutheran church in Aneta, N.D., to be a fill-in preacher....
June 20, 2019 - 6:00am
June 15, 2019
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Q: Do you have any idea what is wrong with my burning bush or what I can do to save it? It is several years old and I have never had an issue...
June 15, 2019 - 10:00am
June 14, 2019
Vogt's Notes: Stop to offer up prayers for crash victims
Thirty years ago as I sat working at my first reporting job out of college, I heard a report of a car crash come across the police scanner. As...
June 14, 2019 - 7:30am
May 25, 2019
The Last Windrow: Try tackling a farmer's chores on a rainy day
Rainy days get me down. On that little Iowa farm I grew up on, rainy days really got me down. Rain is essential to farm country. It has always...
May 25, 2019 - 11:00am
May 16, 2019
As I See It: Mother's Day - the day after
It's early Monday morning and life returns to normal. The two to four weeks of hype over what to get and what to do for Mother's Day is now over and it's time to move on to the next reason to have a sale - Memorial Day. The issue for me is - Easter and Christmas are probably more...
May 16, 2019 - 10:30am
May 3, 2019
Bormett's Vignette: Farewell, friends
Moving to the Brainerd lakes area and working as a staff writer for a weekly newspaper was quite a surprise to me after graduating from college,...
May 3, 2019 - 11:00am
As I See It: Impeach him!
The accounts of Jesus Christ's Passion in the Bible sure seem to resemble what is going on in the national political arena today. The High Priest tore his garments and asked the crowd, "What further proof do we need, he has blasphemed!" The crowd was moved by activists to ask for...
May 3, 2019 - 7:30am
April 29, 2019
Vogt's Notes: Kudos to schools for keeping our children safe
Schools close in Colorado after credible threats are made. Bomb threat shuts down the University of St. Thomas St. Paul campus. Garfield School goes into soft lockdown as police investigate shooting complaint. Those three headlines appeared in the news just last week. All in the same...
April 29, 2019 - 4:30am
April 21, 2019
As I See It: Humility can change our lives
Thinking back to when I was a young boy growing up in Milwaukee, the Easter season was just as special as Christmas. Even better, it was spring and the grass was greening up and there was lots of evidence of new life. Schools and most stores closed at noon on Good Friday, and nearly...
April 21, 2019 - 2:30am
April 8, 2019
Bormett's Vignette: Spring re-energizes the world
This winter really wiped me out, and I'm sure many people feel the same way. Every time I had to start my car in 20-below-zero temperatures,...
April 8, 2019 - 10:00am
April 7, 2019
Dokken: Return trip to northern Ontario fly-in camp on tap
It’s still more than a year off, but the dates have been set, deposits have been paid and the planning has begun for a fly-in fishing trip...
April 7, 2019 - 8:22am
April 5, 2019
As I See It: Of this and that
Our English language is really taking a self-inflicted beating lately. On my way into a local grocery store I noticed a sign that said the store welcomed service animals. The intriguing part of the sign was printed below the welcome message. It stated, "Impersonating a Service Animal...
April 5, 2019 - 7:30am
April 2, 2019
Knutson: ‘Too much milk’ means tough times for dairy farmers
Through the years, I’ve been in the barns of quite a few Upper Midwest dairy farmers. They’re some of the nicest people and best farmers...
April 2, 2019 - 6:00am
April 1, 2019
Biz Buzz: Totally Kidz Shop to close after 15-year run. Olive Garden bows out with strong customer reaction
Totally Kidz Shop, a downtown Brainerd mainstay, is going out of business. Shop owner Cindy Rausch has called downtown home for nearly 15 years,...
April 1, 2019 - 7:00am
March 28, 2019
Vogt's Notes: Crown or not, girls deserve high praise
Hats off to the 19 area high school girls who likely went way out of their comfort zones when they decided to compete in our three area scholarship...
March 28, 2019 - 11:00am