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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure: Breast cancer survivor promotes education
Making the Grade: June 24, 2019
Falls prevention: A Matter of Balance
Larson graduates from basic military training
Agendas - June 23
Stock Car Racing: Winning and racing more than a hobby for Gonskas
Inside the Outdoors: A bug for every season
Golf results: June 22, 2019
Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Baseball: Meister named MVP for Patriots
Paul D. MacPherson
George J. Reed
Vicki Lynn Glunz
Joanne Mae Drew
Three easy ways to start your day with vegetables
Ask the Master Gardener: It's been a slow start to the growing season
Faith: Father's Day reflection
Senior Menus: June 24-28, 2019
Card games: June 10-14, 2019
The Last Windrow: Sorting through life's accumulations
Danecdotes: A new appreciation for 'the little things'
Opinion: What do Americans want?
Letter to the editor: President, country deserve respect
Sheriff's Corner: There are rules regarding water rafts on Minnesota lakes
letters to the editor
Births: May 29-June 16, 2019
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
You can look, but don't touch young wildlife of spring
Anyone who has watched "Bambi" is aware of the abundance of newborn animals that arrive with spring. Whether rural or urban, residents will start...
April 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
August 20, 2018
Bear hunters asked not to shoot ear-tagged and radio-collared research animals
With the bear hunting season set to begin Saturday, Sept. 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources asks that hunters avoid shooting research...
August 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 12, 2018
The Last Windrow: For the birds
Well, as country singer Vern Gosdin sang, "That Just About Does It, Don't It"? I'm about to retire from the bird feeding period of my life. About...
August 12, 2018 - 8:00am
April 2, 2018
DNR warns residents about food sources for bears in their yards as far south as central Minn.
ST. PAUL -- Anyone living near bear habitat is reminded to be aware of bears this spring and check their property for food sources that could attract bears. Bear habitat stretches as far south as central Minnesota. As bears emerge from hibernation, their metabolism gradually ramps...
April 2, 2018 - 3:13pm
December 19, 2017
Bear injures two people in Lake County, Minn. attack
Authorities shot and killed a black bear near Isabella on Tuesday afternoon after the bear apparently injured two people in two different incidents...
December 19, 2017 - 5:10pm
October 26, 2017
WATCH: Two bear cubs get rescued from a dumpster at a Minn. resort
An employee at Cascade Vacation Rentals in Lutsen got a surprise when she opened the lid on a dumpster, secured shut with bear bars, to find...
October 26, 2017 - 6:46am
September 10, 2017
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
DULUTH — Minnesota's bear harvest is down from last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But some bear guides...
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
May 1, 2017
Vikings 2017 draft: All 11 picks analyzed
Chicago Bears: Five draftees Here is a closer look at each selection: Round 1/2 - Mitchell Trubisky, QB, 6-3, 225, North Carolina
May 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
July 14, 2016
Inside the Outdoors: Could 2016 be the Year of the Bear?
I was disappointed when I discovered that the Chinese calendar does not have a bear in the rotation of twelve animals that mark its zodiac cycle. In Chinese tradition, each year is governed by one of 12 animals, and that creature's attributes are said to characterize the year. Given...
July 14, 2016 - 10:25am
May 12, 2016
Bear with cubs charges Brainerd man
A Brainerd man escaped a violent encounter with a bear Tuesday night with minor injuries. Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs near the 1900 block...
May 12, 2016 - 9:40am
May 5, 2016
Bears inspecting garbage, bird feeders in Crosslake
The Crosslake Police Department has fielded several calls in the past week indicating that bears have been present in the area. The department...
May 5, 2016 - 9:53am
June 18, 2015
Kohls shares experiences with Alaskan bears
The Crosslake Community Center hosted nearly 70 residents on Wednesday, June 10, for the monthly Chautauqua presentation, where Brainerd Dispatch...
June 18, 2015 - 3:28pm