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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Celebrate dairy month June 26
Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure: Breast cancer survivor promotes education
Making the Grade: June 24, 2019
Falls prevention: A Matter of Balance
Larson graduates from basic military training
Stock Car Racing: Winning and racing more than a hobby for Gonskas
Inside the Outdoors: A bug for every season
Golf results: June 22, 2019
Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Baseball: Meister named MVP for Patriots
Vicki Lynn Glunz
Joanne Mae Drew
Deloris G. Benson
Mildred "Millie" Margaret Rose Paulson
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 19, 2019
How teens can capitalize on the tight job market for summer jobs
RED WING, MInn. — As a 16-year-old, Eryka Pluff landed a job hosting at Hastings’ Green Mill Restaurant and Bar. After working her way up...
June 19, 2019 - 1:03pm
Minnesota VA commissioner rules in favor of disabled veteran
Jon Kolstad feels vindicated after the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs agreed this week Crow Wing County violated his rights when a...
April 19, 2019 - 9:00am
March 22, 2019
Crow Wing County attorney talks Line 3 pipeline project
A proposed crude oil pipeline replacement project may cross just the northwest corner of Crow Wing County, but the controversy around the project...
March 22, 2019 - 3:00am
March 21, 2019
Coming Friday: Enbridge Line 3 pipeline is a hot potato
The Enbridge Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement project has been dogged by controversy, with its proponents claiming it will create jobs and...
March 21, 2019 - 9:30am
March 9, 2019
He was looking for a job. What he got was a date with a judge. Veteran claims Crow Wing County violated Veterans Preference Act.
All Jon Kolstad wanted from Crow Wing County was a chance to apply for a different county job—and now it seems the Merrifield resident...
March 9, 2019 - 7:00am
March 8, 2019
Coming this weekend: A veteran's grievance
An Air Force and Air National Guard veteran who is a Crow Wing County employee claims the county violated his rights under the Veterans Preference...
March 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
March 1, 2019
Nonprofit prepares jobless for work with employment, training programs
Just because someone is out of a job doesn't mean he or she is out of opportunities to work. "We've been working with people in our region who...
March 1, 2019 - 7:00am
October 20, 2018
Legal clinic for veterans set
The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans is hosting a free legal clinic for veterans 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Brainerd American Legion. Attorneys, MACV staff, county veterans service officers and child support officers will be available throughout the day to assist...
October 20, 2018 - 4:30am
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
May 2, 2018
HUD secretary proposes rent increases, work requirements
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's recent proposal to triple the rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies...
May 2, 2018 - 5:00am
April 21, 2018
Entrepreneurs sought for MN Cup
The 14th annual MN Cup, a statewide competition offering $500,000 in prizes, has an April 27 application deadline. Entrepreneurs, have a small business or just an idea for one? The MN Cup is the nation's largest statewide startup competition. Applications for the free competition...
April 21, 2018 - 12:30pm
March 30, 2018
Digi-Key plans April construction start for 'massive' expansion
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—Officials at Digi-Key Electronics plan to begin construction next month on a new building that's triple the size of its current facility in Thief River Falls. The $300-plus million, four-story Product Distribution Center will provide an additional 2.2...
March 30, 2018 - 12:03pm
March 18, 2018
Job fair set for April 4
Looking for a new job or interested in a career change and want to be able to hand a prospective employer a resume? The upcoming 2018 Brainerd Lakes Community Job Fair will provide an opportunity to meet employers who are seeking new employees and to see who is hiring. This event...
March 18, 2018 - 2:30pm
December 4, 2015
Solid U.S. employment report a green light for Dec rate hike
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth increased solidly in November in a show of the economy's resilience, which most likely paves the way for...
December 4, 2015 - 8:46am
November 9, 2015
Area worker shortage may have silver lining: More businesses mean more employees needed
This week: Read the perspective of area business owners regarding a local worker shortage. Last week: Read the perspective of area chamber...
November 9, 2015 - 2:58pm