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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC students earn horticulture scholarships
WeARE, Men as Peacemakers to host forum on sex trafficking
Hands Off Venezuela vigil scheduled Saturday
Laureen Borden, longtime Crow Wing County treasurer, remembered for her public service
Pequot Lakes: Resident accuses council of harassment over yard
Cobbers have 2 former Road Crew wrestlers
Wrestling: St. Cloud State to offer youth wrestling camps
Sky high grooming for Snocross races
Dance Team: Brainerd hoping to double-up on finals. Aitkin looks to knock off defending state champ Frazee
UNC topples Road Crew 45-23. Section team competition is Saturday
Timothy J. McGuire
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Donald E. Sorben
Laureen Estelle Borden
Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news
Grim's Grub: The story of Parmentier's potato ruse
Monday Motivator: Developing resilience in children
Why the 'Y'? New CEO talks about changes at nonprofit
Faith: It's winter - rejoice!
Letter to the Editor: Ethanol fix is vital for Minnesota farmers
Letter to the editor: Government of, by and for the people
Sheriff's Corner: It's a good time for a reminder on snowmobile safety and rules
As I See It: Legality, morality and life
Bormett's Vignette: A superb Super Bowl abroad
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
February 13, 2019
Lakes area politicos blast Walz decision to appeal Enbridge Line 3
Gov. Tim Walz ruled Tuesday, Feb. 12, on the Enbridge Line 3 issue after months of speculation—directing state government to pursue an...
February 13, 2019 - 5:00am
February 11, 2019
Area legislators urge Walz to support Line 3, drop legal challenges
On Friday, 76 legislators from the Minnesota House and Senate sent a bipartisan letter to Gov. Tim Walz urging support for the Line 3 replacement...
February 11, 2019 - 5:00am
February 8, 2019
How to contact your local legislators
Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township (District 9) 95 University Ave. W. Minnesota Senate Building, Room 3113 St. Paul, MN 55155 651-296-4875 Email: Go to https://www.senate.mn/members for email form Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point (District 10) 95 University Ave. W. Minnesota...
February 8, 2019 - 7:30am
January 31, 2019
Majority leader says legal weed likely to be voted down in state Senate
Talks of legal recreational cannabis are swirling around St. Paul—particularly, three separate bills to legalize weed being hashed out...
January 31, 2019 - 9:00am
December 1, 2018
Will Minnesota become the next state to legalize weed?
Governor-elect Tim Walz said he's in favor of legalizing recreational pot late last week—a sign of approval from the state's future chief...
December 1, 2018 - 9:00am
November 25, 2018
Gazelka eyes forging partnerships, negotiations in split state Legislature
In the wake of the 2018 midterms, the political landscape has shifted significantly—though, if you asked state Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa,...
November 25, 2018 - 5:00am
November 15, 2018
Senate Republicans re-elect Gazelka as majority leader
Minnesota Senate Republicans on Thursday. Nov. 8, unanimously re-elected their leader and selected a new president of that chamber. In a closed...
November 15, 2018 - 6:00am
May 14, 2018
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota House passage of a public works funding bill signals the beginning of the end to the 2018 Minnesota Legislature. The...
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
May 12, 2018
Governor lands bass but not a walleye: Guide may have brought back the day's biggest prize
SPICER — Governor Mark Dayton led his boatmates by catching three of the eight largemouth bass they landed and released on the fishing...
May 12, 2018 - 4:25pm
May 7, 2018
Senators vote to ease Minnesota child care rules
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota legislators say the most-heard needs from their constituents is lack of affordable child care, and now senators...
May 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
April 30, 2018
Minn. House passes its tax plan, Senate next
ST. PAUL—Taxes have taken over as the 2018 Minnesota Legislative session's No. 1 issue, thanks federal tax law changes that will affect...
April 30, 2018 - 6:02pm
April 25, 2018
Letter to the editor: Support step therapy legislation
Nearly every day I have patients who cannot get the treatments they need because of what insurers call "step therapy." For many of us, this is getting out of hand. Increasingly, this disregards the patient's needs and creates unnecessary burdens that threaten the health of Minnesotans...
April 25, 2018 - 7:30am
April 10, 2018
Fishbach again sued for being senator, lieutenant governor
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's lieutenant governor, who says her main job is state senator, is being sued a second time for holding both positions....
April 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 8, 2018
Gazelka authors bill to name memorial highway after fallen State Trooper Ray Krueger
State Trooper Ray Krueger, a 25 year veteran of the State Highway Patrol who was killed in the line of duty in November 1959, could be honored by a memorial highway if a bill authored by Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, becomes law this year. Gazelka authored the bill after Krueger's...
April 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2018
Legislators highlight tax bill, safe schools - Chamber hosts annual legislative forum
Tax conformity, safe and secure schools, mental health issues, transportation, jobs and the economy, clean water - these are all topics area...
March 31, 2018 - 7:00am