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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
Sheriff restricts traffic on lake ice for upcoming Eelpout Festival
Idaho crash kills Baxter woman, injures Aitkin man
Bring it on: Record snowfall for February within reach
Patriot Perspective: Eagle View students take learning into nature
Pierz rallies past Road Crew at section meet
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Boys Hockey: Lightning fall to North Branch
Girls basketball: Patriots top Crusaders, fall to Gobblers
Boys Basketball: Patriots top Gobblers
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Shirley Mae Daniels
Chef's Hat: For a fast, easy, healthy dish, try salmon
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet, exercise
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
The Cracker Barrel: A sense of wonder
Mayor's Notebook: Participate in changing Breezy Point for the better
Grim's Tales: Unexpected challenge of living alone
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
February 6, 2019
Crosslake Area Garden Club welcomes visitors, members
The Crosslake Area Garden Club meets at 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Crosslake Community Center. Visitors are always welcome and members are encouraged. For more information, contact Linda at 218-765-3246 or visit crosslakegarden.org Upcoming programs include: Feb....
February 6, 2019 - 5:30am
January 22, 2019
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Jan. 24
The Nisswa Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, Jan. 24, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Social hour and check-in will begin at noon. Ernie's Restaurant will serve lunch by reservation for $13 at 12:30 p.m. followed by the business meeting. JoAnn Weaver,...
January 22, 2019 - 2:30am
January 12, 2019
Crosslake Garden Club meetings set for 2019
The Crosslake Area Garden Club meets at 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Crosslake Community Center. Visitors are always welcome and members are encouraged. For more information, contact Linda at 218-765-3246 or visit crosslakegarden.org. Programs for 2019 include:...
January 12, 2019 - 2:30am
October 20, 2018
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Q: Can you tell what type of pumpkin or gourd the greenish-gray one at the front of the photo is? I planted seeds for the gourds behind it and...
October 20, 2018 - 9:02am
September 22, 2018
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Q: What is this bush with the black berries that's growing right next to some chokecherry trees? — Judy and Tim Hansen, Sabin, Minn. A:...
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
September 15, 2018
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Q: Do you know what these berries are? Are they good for jelly, or should I leave them alone? They were on large shrubs or trees about 12 feet...
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am
September 8, 2018
Trumpet-shaped volunteer flower identified
Q: What is this growing in my planter of dahlias? — Edye Nye, North Ferrisburgh, Vt. A: What an interesting plant and flower. It's Nicandra...
September 8, 2018 - 7:32am
September 1, 2018
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
Q: Our Autumn Blaze maples had iron chlorosis last year. An article you wrote prompted us to take action. We bought Medicap iron capsules made...
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
August 25, 2018
Gardener successfully attracts monarchs with milkweed
Q: I just had to report that after planting milkweed two years ago, it has successfully attracted at least three monarch caterpillars this summer....
August 25, 2018 - 6:54am
August 20, 2018
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Aug. 23
The Nisswa Garden Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 23, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa with social hour and check-in at noon. Jeff Dirks, of the Horticulture Department with Central Lakes College, will present the program, entitled "Growing Vegetables with Hydroponics." Pat...
August 20, 2018 - 8:30am
Chef's Hat: August means it's backyard harvest time
Harvest season has kicked into full gear for many backyard gardeners. Even the smallest of gardens seems to go from a cucumber or two to bursting...
August 20, 2018 - 8:00am
Food preservation classes in August and September help gardeners keep their harvest longer
LITTLE FALLS—With the local food harvest season in full swing, Sprout is providing learning opportunities in partnership with University...
July 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 30, 2018
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
Q: I kept my dipladenia indoors over winter, and as you said it would, it dropped many leaves but overall remained healthy. I repotted it in...
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am
June 2, 2018
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
Q: Do you know what kind of shrub this is? The flowers are beautiful, and the bees are enjoying the blooms. It's about five to six feet tall...
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
Commentary: The magnificent perennial named iris
FARGO — Old names have certainly circled back into popularity, and according to recent lists, garden-related names are back in style, too,...
June 2, 2018 - 8:25am