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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
The Regional Report: Aitkin group raising funds to update almost 70-year-old choir robes
March for Life in Brainerd set Jan. 22
Tech Savvy: Flying taxis and robots
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
PL 6th-graders 3rd in St. Cloud
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates prevail over W-DC. PL's Lane reaches 2,000 career points
James Norman Nelson
Stuart D. DeMenge
Hannah C. Call
Pine River United Methodist Church makes donation
Senior Menus: Jan. 21-25, 2019
Faith: Encouragement for a discouraged world
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Card games: Jan. 7-11, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: 'Norwegian Wood'
The Last Windrow: An acre of dirt
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
October 17, 2018
Going Dutch: Hodgepodge Potatoes are a cold-weather comfort
FARGO — Back in our cruise ship days with Holland America Line, the culinary staff would celebrate the line's Dutch heritage once each...
October 17, 2018 - 7:05am
October 10, 2018
Turn a new leaf: Fall into flavor with Orange Roasted Root Vegetables
FARGO — Fall is here and that means that the season for roasting has arrived once again. If the rapidly decreasing temperatures of late...
October 10, 2018 - 8:02am
September 19, 2018
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
FARGO — Last spring, my son Gio and I planted about 30 tomato plants in our garden, which have produced an abundance of beautiful garden...
September 19, 2018 - 7:42am
September 12, 2018
Chili dip a hit made-from-scratch take on a football favorite
FARGO — My husband, Tony, is a lifelong Miami Dolphins fan, which means that the only thing we usually get to cheer about in our home during...
September 12, 2018 - 10:55am
August 28, 2018
Summer skewers: Shish kebabs are perfect grilled party fare
Labor Day weekend is upon us, and although I'm painfully aware that this holiday also ushers in the end of summer, that's no reason to eschew...
August 28, 2018 - 10:53am
July 25, 2018
In bloom: Rose wine combines deliciously with plums and apricots
FARGO — Stone fruits are in high season, and while we might have to wait a few more weeks before the arrival of the glorious large peaches...
July 25, 2018 - 7:33am
July 11, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
FARGO — Recently I came into a set of cast-iron pans, right around the same time that a friend gave me a carton of beautiful, farm-fresh...
July 11, 2018 - 11:28am
June 27, 2018
Wedge into summer with this blue cheese dressing recipe
FARGO — Even though we no longer own a restaurant, I still enjoy connections to some of the area's best chefs thanks to Tony's role as...
June 27, 2018 - 6:50am
June 5, 2018
Angel Food French Toast is a heavenly take on the dish
My grandmother, Sunny Mathison, turns 100 this Sunday, June 10, and our family and friends will be gathering at Pelican Lake in Minnesota this...
June 5, 2018 - 12:51pm
May 30, 2018
Confetti Pasta Salad is just the right Sicilian touch for your next barbecue
FARGO — Summer is the time for what we like to call "big-batch salads," hearty dishes that are large enough to serve about 12 to 16 people,...
May 30, 2018 - 7:50am
May 23, 2018
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
FARGO — If you've checked the forecast for this Memorial Day weekend, I hope you're doing the same little happy dance that I am because...
May 23, 2018 - 7:15am
May 16, 2018
Celebrate Syttende Mai with Norwegian cream layer cake
FARGO — Come tomorrow, Norwegians around the world will join in the celebration of Syttende Mai, the 17th of May and Constitution Day,...
May 16, 2018 - 9:50am
May 9, 2018
Raspberry almond scones a Mother's Day treat
FARGO — Scones are one of my favorite pastries to make, and if you look in my deep-freeze on any given day, you'll almost always find a...
May 9, 2018 - 9:10am
April 4, 2018
Bright, beautiful salad embraces flavors of new season
FARGO — Even though it's snowing as I write this, April has arrived and with it, the season for springtime salads. This week's Symphony...
April 4, 2018 - 8:45am
March 28, 2018
Cheesy potatoes add balance to ham dinner
FARGO—Ham is a longstanding tradition at our Easter dinner table, and several years ago we shared a recipe from my great-grandmother called...
March 28, 2018 - 6:14am