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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Jenkins City Council balks at sharing road improvement costs with county
Pillager groups host 'History in Your Background' lecture series
Historic Pequot Lakes fire tower plans heat up
Camp Knutson to host Sundae Funday
Leashed dog bites neighbor in Brainerd
Tigers blank Wolves in playoffs. Patriots double up PR-B
Track and Field: Patriot girls 2nd, boys 3rd at Mid-State
Patriots seeded 3rd in subsection, win first round
Boys basketball camp at CLC
Menahga blanks Tigers 13-0
Christina "Tina" Grossnickle
Stephamie Marie Whitton
Paul James Vopat
Gary F. Smith
Faith: Surprised by beauty
Senior Menus: May 20-24, 2019
Grim's Grub: It's all Greek, especially the asparagus
Card games: May 6-10, 2019
Cardiac screening for athletes set June 20 at Eagle View
Four steps can help naturally balance blood sugars
Mayor's Notebook: Breezy Point takes pride in emergency response team
Letter to the editor: Letter writer missed point of column
Danecdotes: A look back on my greatest achievement
Letter to the editor: Pequot Lakes students commended
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letter to the editor
March 14, 2019
Letter to the editor: Klobuchar a no-show
Over five years ago I first wrote and called Sen. Klobuchar on a "matter" that concerns thousands of 18- to 20-year-old service personnel. I followed up with additional letters, plus many phone calls with her staff. I've never heard back one word!
March 14, 2019 - 2:30am
March 9, 2019
Letter to the editor: HWD (healthy wild deer), not CWD
Last year, 2018, was my best of 23 archery seasons. Perhaps the biggest highlight was setting a ladder stand with a friend and my 4-year-old son. Once the stand was up, my son stated he wanted to stay in the woods til dark to see some deer. Proud dad moment. My 2018 season excitement...
March 9, 2019 - 2:30am
January 27, 2019
Letter to the editor: We need to teach empathy to all
The recent crimes against the Closs family in Wisconsin help show a serious long-term flaw of the people of the United States. It might be the result of trying to have a "melting pot" nation, or maybe having too much European heritage. Or, maybe something else.
January 27, 2019 - 2:30am
November 23, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Veterans Day program
The Pequot Lakes American Legion Post 49 Color Guard, which was asked to participate along with the Jenkins VFW and local veterans at Pequot Lakes High School on Nov. 12 for the Veterans Day program, would like to thank the school administration and school board very much for the...
November 23, 2018 - 2:30am
November 9, 2018
Letter to the Editor: A plea to baseball players
Dear baseball players, Please stop spitting. Wear the same uniform: It's either pants, or it's socks and stirrups. You're a team after all. Take off the showy necklaces and other jewelry. They have no place in a baseball game. Quit adjusting your gloves. Put your hats on straight....
November 9, 2018 - 2:30am
August 18, 2018
Letter to the Editor: 40&8 thanks those who attended fundraiser
We, the members of the 40&8 that represents Pequot, Crosslake, Nisswa and Pine River, would like to thank all who attended our blueberry pancakes, sausage and egg breakfast Sunday, Aug. 12, at Post 49. We feel it was very successful. It was a very successful fundraiser, the goal of...
August 18, 2018 - 8:30am
August 12, 2018
Letter to the editor: Put new spending up for a vote
I have been living in Pequot Lakes since I was a young lad. I ran for city council and lost because at the last minute a current council member asked his neighbor to run because, in my opinion, he knew I was fiscally conservative and disagreed wholeheartedly about the new tax and...
August 12, 2018 - 8:30am
August 11, 2018
Spies, lies, and audio-tapes
Maybe Republican Donald Trump isn't guilty of 'collusion' after all, because collusion isn't a crime, he says. However, many people are saying treason, conspiracy, spying, obstruction of justice, and many other felonies appear to be part of his repertoire. Respected media companies...
August 11, 2018 - 7:30am
August 9, 2018
Letter to the editor: Loony Loon Center
In this day and age of limited government funds for essential and moderately essential service and expenditures, how can we support the expenditure of 6.7 Million dollars on a Loon Center in Crosslake? It's loony and the place, when is built, it ought to showcase as loons the politicians...
August 9, 2018 - 7:30am
August 3, 2018
Letter to the editor: Mayor Adams, please be forthright with citizens
I and many citizens are not OK with what Mayor Adams was allowed to publish, page A11 July 19 Echo Journal. To use her words - April 11 Mayor's Notebook - "Unfortunately, a great deal of the information was incomplete or totally inaccurate," I believe. A ton was left out; I believe...
August 3, 2018 - 4:30am
June 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: PUC should approve Line 3 project
Line 3 has operated for nearly 50 years, and Minnesota refiners count on it daily to move significant volumes of crude oil. Line 3 has maintenance challenges, yet is safely operated with reduced pressure and volume. However, the volume reductions have created challenges for Minnesota...
June 21, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 16, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Find a better loon center location
My biggest concern with the proposed National Loon Center is the location. As of now, it is next to the Pine River Dam in the Crosslake Recreation Area. This well-known campground, visited by over 200,000 visitors annually, is enjoyed for its preserved wildness and lake access. Many...
June 16, 2018 - 8:30am
June 15, 2018
Letter to the Editor: 'Fascism: A Warning' is a great read
"Fascism: A Warning," by Madeleine Albright: Everyone should read this book. It's historical and relevant to all times. It is an examination of fascism by Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state. She says: "A Fascist is someone who claims to speak for the whole...
June 15, 2018 - 7:30am
June 14, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Approve Enbridge's Line 3 project
I was very happy that administrative law Judge O'Reilly recommended replacing Enbridge's Line 3. Pipelines remain the safest way to transport crude oil, much safer than by train or by truck. If the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission really cares about keeping our communities safe,...
June 14, 2018 - 7:30am
June 7, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Excited for Pequot Lakes' splash pad
I just can't wait! Last week I picnicked with my sons, their lovely brides and my four energetic grandkids. We met at a park in St. Cloud, specifically because it had neat playground equipment, clean restrooms, picnic tables and ... a splash pad! Previously, I had no clue as to what...
June 7, 2018 - 7:30am