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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 14, 2019
Nisswa Winter Jubilee on tap this weekend
Nisswa will host its annual Winter Jubilee on Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17. New this year is smoosh racing on the ball field. Form a four-person...
February 14, 2019 - 6:00am
February 12, 2019
Latest snowfall could add 2-4 inches to snow depth
With yet another snowfall adding to the accumulating base, this winter is becoming a snow sport enthusiast's favorite and a snow shoveler's dilemma...
February 12, 2019 - 3:00am
February 11, 2019
More snow? Oh, no! - Snowfall expected to continue
The good news? Below-zero temperatures that gripped the Brainerd lakes area about a week ago that were daytime highs are not forecasted for this...
February 11, 2019 - 3:00am
February 10, 2019
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
Crow Wing County maintenance crews will plow and remove snow throughout the week. Crews will remove snow Thursday, Feb. 14, along County Highway 3/Mill Avenue from Highway 210 to the Mill Avenue Bridge and on County Highway 45/13th Street from Highway 210 to County Road 117 in Brainerd....
February 10, 2019 - 10:30am
Faith: It's winter - rejoice!
Minnesota has been my home for more than a decade, but I didn't grow up here. I'm a native of Ohio, which shares much with Minnesota in its Midwestern mindset. Both states have a common heritage of blue-collar work ethics, agricultural frugality and small-town sensibilities. My native...
February 10, 2019 - 5:30am
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
February 4, 2019
Monday morning commute could be icy: More below-zero nights to come this week
Icy roads could plague drivers during the Monday morning commute. The National Weather Service in Duluth issued a winter weather advisory from...
February 4, 2019 - 3:00am
January 31, 2019
WinterFest fills first weekend in February
Crosslake will host its annual WinterFest event Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, with winter fun for the entire family. Following is a schedule...
January 31, 2019 - 6:00am
January 23, 2019
Winter's icy grip
Sawtooth ice drips with cold water Tuesday, Jan. 22, on Little Buffalo Creek in Brainerd. After two mild days with temperatures in the upper...
January 23, 2019 - 3:00am
January 21, 2019
Lakes area should brace for 5-7 inches of snow
After a break from snow, lakes area residents likely will need to find their shovels again and make sure their snow blowers work with 5-7 inches...
January 21, 2019 - 12:09pm
January 12, 2019
The Last Windrow: The view from a winter deer stand
Some of you might remember the movie "A Room With A View" - a 1980s classic movie that gained many awards. I've never seen that movie, but I...
January 12, 2019 - 7:30am
January 11, 2019
Skating at sunset
Skaters took to the ice during beautiful weather Thursday afternoon, Jan. 3, at the Nisswa ice rink in the city park. Kids and teens passed pucks...
January 11, 2019 - 6:00am
January 10, 2019
Winter weather a boon for business - Snow brings out snowmobilers
The Brainerd lakes area often sees a decline in business at local establishments as cold weather rolls in. Tourism and outdoor recreation in...
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
January 3, 2019
Winter weather can't keep locals inside
The heavy snowfall this week didn't stop locals from enjoying the outdoors. For Crosslake residents Carol and Matt Bradley, they spent the afternoon...
January 3, 2019 - 8:00am
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