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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Sportscaster Mark Rosen to speak at Power of Aging Expo
Should Minnesota allow 2 fishing rods per angler? Republicans say yes, Democrats say no
You can look, but don't touch young wildlife of spring
Grass fire season underway: Fires burn near Nisswa, Brainerd
Driver discount course offered in Pequot Lakes
Patriots rally to edge Pillager
Tigers outscored by Onamia 10-7
Track and field: PR-B boys 4th, girls 5th in Pillager
Golf: Patriot girls third at Crosswoods
Pequot girls 1st, boys 2nd at C-I
David Allen Drake
Ronald Lee Hart
Ronald "Joe" Weimer
Dona J. Connole
Program in Longville to teach fall management
Onions, or how Chicago got its name
Avoiding medication mayhem: Reducing medication in seniors
Echoing/Journaling Around the Globe-Nickel family
Kennedy to be ordained a Holy Cross priest
As I See It: Humility can change our lives
The Last Windrow: This isn't the first time spring arrives late on the farm
Danecdotes: This week in less-discussed history
Letter to the editor: Embracing the Word
Letter to the editor: Vote 'yes' on PR-B School referendum
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 30-March 7, 2019
Dr. Joy Harris - Zeno Rausa
Births: Jan. 1-15, 2019
Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd, births
April 12, 2019
Walz declares Minnesota’s commitment to pollinators
ST. PAUL - Minnesota state agencies are fighting for pollinators. An executive order by Gov. Tim Walz affirmed the importance of pollinators...
April 12, 2019 - 12:50pm
April 10, 2019
PFA awards Pine River $2.1 million for utility projects
The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority announced $8.39 million in loan and grant funding for water infrastructure projects in Pine River,...
April 10, 2019 - 7:00am
April 3, 2019
Kumbaya? At a crossroads, Walz urges lawmakers to write 'story' together
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz is set to share the stories of eight Minnesotans to illustrate the impact policy decisions at the Capitol have on real...
April 3, 2019 - 2:39pm
April 1, 2019
Walz reappoints Edman to directorship of Explore Minnesota Tourism
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced recently John Edman will continue to serve as the director of Explore Minnesota Tourism....
April 1, 2019 - 4:30am
March 19, 2019
Republicans ready to reopen Minnesota school choice debate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate leaders say debates about Minnesota school funding should include tax breaks for groups that fund private and parochial...
March 19, 2019 - 3:30pm
March 15, 2019
Walz signs executive order protecting motor carriers in bad weather
Gov. Tim Walz signed Emergency Executive Order 19-06, providing relief to motor carriers and drivers operating in Minnesota concerning seasonal load restrictions. Extreme winter weather conditions, specifically subzero temperatures for prolonged periods of time, have caused freezing...
March 15, 2019 - 4:30am
March 10, 2019
Walz administration seeks applications for Minnesota State Lottery director
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced Friday, March 8, the commencement of an application process to appoint the next director of the Minnesota State Lottery. The current director, Robert Doty, will be leaving the lottery next month.
March 10, 2019 - 4:30am
March 5, 2019
Walz okays emergency funding for MNLARS, tweaks to public works projects
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, March 5, signed into law his first two bills, an indication that Minnesota's divided Legislature could...
March 5, 2019 - 1:30pm
DNR meeting: Residents butt heads over deer farm's culpability in CWD's spread
MERRIFIELD—"Hey, Lou!" a man shouted from the back. "What came first? The CWD, or the deer farms?" Lou Cornicelli, a wildlife researcher...
March 5, 2019 - 7:00am
March 3, 2019
Guest Opinion: Working toward a state budget that puts Minnesotans first
Last week, Gov. Tim Walz released his first budget proposal as our governor. State law requires the governor to present a budget to the Legislature in odd-numbered years. The proposal signals the governor's spending and policy priorities and helps shape the broader conversation around...
March 3, 2019 - 7:30am
February 14, 2019
Legislators respond to governor's Line 3 appeal
Gov. Tim Walz's decision Tuesday, Feb. 12, to renew an appeal of the Line 3 oil pipeline by former Gov. Mark Dayton's Department of Commerce prompted responses from local legislators. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved a certificate of need, and a contentious...
February 14, 2019 - 4:30am
February 12, 2019
Walz administration to petition for reconsideration, let Line 3 pipeline appeal advance
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Department of Commerce will continue to appeal Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 3 oil pipeline, Gov. Tim Walz announced...
February 12, 2019 - 8:38am
February 11, 2019
Area legislators urge Walz to support Line 3, drop legal challenges
On Friday, 76 legislators from the Minnesota House and Senate sent a bipartisan letter to Gov. Tim Walz urging support for the Line 3 replacement...
February 11, 2019 - 5:00am
February 7, 2019
Walz asks lawmakers for $15.7 million to fix MNLARS, sets up council on IT
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday, Feb. 7, announced that he'd ask the Legislature for $15.7 million to help fix the state's struggling vehicle...
February 7, 2019 - 1:42pm
January 17, 2019
Walz announces plan to minimize government shutdown for Minnesotans
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced Tuesday, Jan. 15, the administration's plan to minimize the impact of the federal government...
January 17, 2019 - 7:00am