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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
Marjory Ann Carlson
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
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
October 15, 2018
Judge: Northern Minnesota murder confession valid
DULUTH — A Grand Rapids man charged in a 2017 Hibbing homicide case "knowingly, willingly and voluntarily" provided a confession to law...
October 15, 2018 - 10:38pm
Aitkin man dies after driving into lake
GRAND RAPIDS—An Aitkin man is dead after the vehicle he was driving landed in a lake in Grand Rapids. According to Grand Rapids police,...
September 15, 2018 - 5:00am
September 4, 2018
FBI: Thieves attempted extortion with stolen 'Wizard of Oz' ruby slippers valued in millions
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — Those responsible for the theft of a pair of the famous ruby slippers from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids...
September 4, 2018 - 2:48pm
August 21, 2018
Minn. Supreme Court to hear beheading case
ST. PAUL—A Grand Rapids man's murder conviction and lifetime prison sentence should be reversed because his case was built on the unreliable...
August 21, 2018 - 5:35pm
August 15, 2018
Northern Minnesota man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting children two decades ago
DULUTH -- A Grand Rapids man accused of sexually assaulting his young nieces two decades ago pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 14, in State District...
August 15, 2018 - 5:49pm
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
July 16, 2018
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
May 30, 2018
Elections slated for Minnesota Wild Rice Council board
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced elections for the Minnesota Wild Rice Council Board of Directors. Terms expire for Thomas Godward (independent member) and Travis Duresky (at-large member) in September.
May 30, 2018 - 9:30am
May 9, 2018
Missing northern Minnesota woman last seen in January found dead
BABBIT, Minn. -- The body of a missing northern Minnesota woman was found Tuesday near Babbitt, more than 2 miles from where her vehicle was...
May 9, 2018 - 9:37pm
May 7, 2018
Students return to Grand Rapids as officers investigate why school bus driver lost control
LENGBY, Minn.—The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating why a Grand Rapids, Minn., school bus driver lost control of the vehicle before...
May 7, 2018 - 9:47pm
Motorcycles collide on Hwy. 210 in Minn., killing one
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A 55-year-old Grand Rapids man was killed Friday, May 4, after his motorcycle rear-ended another Grand Rapids motorcyclist...
May 7, 2018 - 2:29pm
March 6, 2018
League of Women Voters to host Mississippi watershed project talk
The Brainerd Lakes Area League of Women Voters will host a presentation on the upper Mississippi-Grand Rapids watershed project Thursday, March 8, at The Skillet in Brainerd. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m., with lunch to follow. Speaker is Anna Bosch, watershed project manager for...
March 6, 2018 - 4:30am
January 28, 2018
Spearing decoys blend art, science
The decoy, made to imitate a tullibee, swims in lazy circles as Paul Nelson lifts and drops the line that suspends it in his spearing hole. Sunlight that penetrates the snow and 18 inches of ice on this Itasca County lake reflects off the decoy's aluminum fins. Nelson, 37, of rural...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
Grand Rapids couple busts brush to find remote pike lakes
NEAR GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Paul Nelson stopped in the snowy woods and looked around. "This is where we usually get lost," he said. Nelson...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
January 14, 2018
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The sun hadn't yet crested the horizon on Tuesday, Jan. 9, when Greg Clusiau and Lorin LeMire began perforating the...
January 14, 2018 - 6:15am