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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Cancer survivor kicks off inaugural PR-B Relay for Life - Event raises more than $4,000
White Christmas in Brainerd area? Not likely: Mississippi River ice jam continues
NDSU representative to visit PR-B School
House 'complete loss' after fire in Backus
House is ‘complete loss’ after fire in Backus
Boys Hockey: Lightning boys lose two
Girls Hockey: Lightning girls tops Minnehaha
Junior Hockey: Granite City holds off North Stars 4-2
Boys Basketball: Patriot boys win two more - Pequot tops Proctor in OT
Boys Basketball: Tigers top N-K in 2OT - Team starts season 2-0
Shirley Mae (Johnson) Blaisdell
Vivian H. Knutson
Chef's Hat: For a festive holiday, give recipes in a jar
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
Crow Wing Energized: Support your local food shelf
Saying goodbye to the pain: 25-year-old raises awareness about endometriosis
Faith: Christmas, a love story
Letter to the editor: 'I know nothing'
Opinion: Will anybody care when you die?
The Cracker Barrel: Easy English isn't
From the Lefthand Corner: The joy of Christmas
Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
letters to the editor
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
December 10, 2018
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced...
December 10, 2018 - 5:24pm
September 23, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Tuma triumphs in Bass Snatchers' 5th tournament Keith Tuma, with an overall catch of 19 pounds, 1 ounce, won the Baxter Bass Snatchers' fifth tournament of the season held Sept. 18 on Birch Lake near Hackensack. Coming in second was Dwight Hammermeister with a total catch of 17 pounds,...
September 23, 2018 - 4:30am
September 8, 2018
Ride for Vets
The eighth annual Leech Lake Area Ride for Vets in August included a stop at the Backus American Legion. Hosted by American Legion Riders of...
September 8, 2018 - 6:00am
August 4, 2018
Looking Back - Aug. 2, 2018
40 years ago - Aug. 3, 1978 (Photo) Carl Eller and Rod Care, State MS READ-a-thon Co-Chairmen, honored Danny Koch at the 1978 Multiple Sclerosis READ-a-thon Awards Banquet. (Photo) Mr. Art Deshayes displays a picture he drew, using pastels, in a demonstration at the Pine River Art...
August 4, 2018 - 9:00am
May 9, 2018
DNR considering changes to walleye regulations on Leech Lake
A proposal to allow anglers on Leech Lake in northwestern Minnesota more opportunity to keep walleye starting in 2019 will be up for consideration by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
May 9, 2018 - 10:30am
May 4, 2018
Will ice go out in time for fishing opener?
What are bait store owners being asked this time of year? "Do you have any minnows, and will the ice go out," said Sherree Wicktor, owner of...
May 4, 2018 - 11:41am
March 22, 2018
Leech Lake band objects to sulfate standard elimination
LEECH LAKE, Minn.—The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe weighed in Monday, March 19, on two bills at the Minnesota Legislature that would eliminate a state standard regulating the amount of sulfate allowed in wild rice waters. In a letter to Sen. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids, and...
March 22, 2018 - 4:33pm
March 20, 2018
Waiting for summer
Sailboats in winter storage line Walker Bay at the Shores of Leech Lake Resort in Walker. In August, the boats will take to the water for the...
March 20, 2018 - 10:00am
March 8, 2018
Examiner's office rules carbon monoxide poisoning in fish-house death
WALKER—The 21-year-old Bemidji man found unresponsive Feb. 25 in a fish house on Leech Lake died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, the Cass County Sheriff's Office reported. The ruling on the death of Samuel Schooley came from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office....
March 8, 2018 - 2:30am
March 3, 2018
Authorities release name of man found dead in fish house
WALKER—The 21-year-old Bemidji man found dead Feb. 25 in a fish house on Leech Lake was identified as Samuel Schooley, the Cass County...
March 3, 2018 - 6:00am
March 2, 2018
Bemidji man found dead in fish house on Leech Lake
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports the death of a 21-year-old Bemidji man in his a fish house on Leech Lake Sunday, Feb. 25. Deputies responded to the 8:52 a.m. call of an unresponsive male on Leech Lake in Walker, where the Eelpout Festival was taking place. The man was taken...
March 2, 2018 - 10:45am
March 15, 2017
Chippewa National Forest adds 40 acres on Leech Lake
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A total of 40 acres of land off Leech Lake is officially part of the Chippewa National Forest. The nonprofit Trust for...
March 15, 2017 - 5:28pm
March 10, 2017
Vehicles partially break through ice on Leech Lake
WALKER—The Cass County Sheriff's Office Wednesday received three separate reports, in three separate locations, of vehicles partially through...
March 10, 2017 - 11:35am
February 24, 2017
Cass County: Warm weather leads to poor conditions on area lakes
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have significantly deteriorated area lakes, especially landings. Several landings, including on Leech Lake, are reported to be in poor condition. The Cass County Sheriff's Office assisted...
February 24, 2017 - 12:02am
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm