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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
Police Blotter - June 15, 2019
Sheriff's office places Pickar on paid administrative leave
Cass County Community Outreach Day set June 18
'A consummate professional': Longtime journalist Lew Hudson dies
Golf results - June 13, 2019
Auto Racing: Superbikes take on BIR's historic track for Double Sprints this weekend
Avon tips Lightning 6-5
'It was a fun ride. It ended way too quick': Gabriele Grunewald's father remembers her passion
Running: Registration open for Grandpa's Run for the Walleye
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
Senior Menus: June 17-21, 2019
Card games: June 3-7, 2019
Maple Hill Church to hold annual brat sale
Our Savior's offers free meal, free concert
Chef's Hat: Smells of the season: It's time to fire up the grill
Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Sheriff's Corner: ATV season is here, so be sure to ride safe
The Last Windrow: Corn field mistake acknowledged 30 years later
Vogt's Notes: Stop to offer up prayers for crash victims
Letter to the editor: Pride is not self-respect
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Births: May 16-22, 2019
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Births: May 3-15, 2019
Births: May 9, 2019
May 28, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Who should pay to preserve deer hunt tradition?
Although we're far outside the normal time when deer hunters are obsessed with the state's favorite big game animal, these are far from normal...
May 28, 2019 - 6:00am
May 18, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Common, but far from ordinary
It's not exactly flattering to be called "common." In the millennia-long history of England and its empire, if you were not royalty, you were...
May 18, 2019 - 3:00am
May 10, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: 'The Opener' ranks high in holiday hierarchy
In the hierarchy of Minnesotans' holidays, the general fishing opener ranks right up there as a not-too-distant second behind Christmas. Minnesota anglers have an almost religious passion for the fishing opener, which gradually reaches a peak as we count down the weeks, days and now...
May 10, 2019 - 6:30am
April 24, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: A riot of robins, a whisper of woodcock
There is an assortment of labels sometimes used to describe groups of animals. There is the "pride" of lions, the "gaggle" of geese and the "murder"...
April 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 29, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Focus remains on things deer to us
What a difference a little time and distance make. The weather, a favorite topic of Minnesotans, has continued to dominate news and conversation...
March 29, 2019 - 11:00am
March 15, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Snow deepens, plot thickens for Minnesota deer
As much as we may complain about the extremes of Minnesota winter weather, the impact of cold and deepening snow is more an inconvenience than...
March 15, 2019 - 8:00am
March 12, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: 'What cheer' at 15 degrees below zero
In the last week of February, on a morning that would prove to be the coldest of the week, I trudged out in the biting pre-dawn to fire up the...
March 12, 2019 - 11:00am
February 27, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: In praise of oaks
Minnesota has a roster of official state icons. On this lengthy list is our state bird, the loon; we have a state fish, the walleye; a state...
February 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
February 6, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: WSI is a game of inches and days
If you asked a stranger on the street what a "winter severity index" might measure, the answers could be pretty creative. Perhaps it would measure...
February 6, 2019 - 6:00am
January 27, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Minnesota elk plan deserves thought and care
My first sighting of a live Minnesota elk was at least a quarter-century ago. This timeline is linked to the days when my hunting partner and...
January 27, 2019 - 8:00am
January 19, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
It's still possible to find winter angling shelters that would seem right at home on the movie set of "Grumpy Old Men," the 1993 romantic comedy...
January 19, 2019 - 10:00am
January 12, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: New DNR Commissioner faces tough assignment
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz is now the top state office-holder, and has named most of the lieutenants who will serve under him in leading...
January 12, 2019 - 8:00am
January 3, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Solstice bonfires bring hopeful light to the winter darkness
It seems a great irony that the first day of winter—December 21—marks the point when the amount of sunlight each day will actually...
January 3, 2019 - 6:00am
January 1, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Safe ice is anything but a sure thing
One of the constants of my workday is receiving a flood of incoming emails, as well as those "instant messages"—innocently referred to...
January 1, 2019 - 6:00am
Inside the outdoors: Is it time to stop pussy-footing around captive deer farms?
During the week or so leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, state news carried the story of more disease-infected captive deer on a farm in...
December 1, 2018 - 8:00am