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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus recognizes School Board Recognition Week
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
Rollover injures 2 passengers
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
Cass County Board: MnDOT identifies money to reroute roads around Gull Lake campground
Girls Basketball: Tiger girls win two
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Athletics: Pequot spring sports meeting scheduled
PL 7th-graders take Mid-State crown
Wick takes 1st, 3rd in Duluth
Douglas T. Imgrund
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
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
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
Letter to the editor: A question of ethical accountability
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
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
October 26, 2018
Store clerk steps into woman's pain to show kindness
There are things in life that are too heavy for words. We don’t know what to say, so we say nothing at all. I know I’ve been guilty of turning...
October 26, 2018 - 8:06am
September 21, 2018
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Are you on the treadmill? Do you wake up each day knowing there are more things to be done than could actually be accomplished? Does it feel...
September 21, 2018 - 8:06am
September 14, 2018
Kindness lives on for years
Have you ever had kindness show up just when you needed it? If your answer if yes, when you've finished your morning coffee, please send me your...
September 14, 2018 - 7:12am
September 7, 2018
Unicorn stickers, kindness bring back good memories
FARGO — Can you remember what you got for your seventh birthday? How about your eighth? Ninth? Maybe there's one special present that stands...
September 7, 2018 - 10:46am
August 17, 2018
Commentary: Noticing others is first step to kindness
FARGO — There is something to be said about being in the right place at the right time. It feels fortuitous, almost like someone is watching...
August 17, 2018 - 9:25am
August 3, 2018
Kindness proves the theory of relativity
If it had rained one hot July day in 2011, I would not be writing this column. If I had felt too tired by my depression to take my kids to the...
August 3, 2018 - 6:45am
July 27, 2018
Retrain your brain to say 'yes' to kindness
I think 2 might be my favorite age. Not for my own kids, but for other people's kids. When my children were 2, I was caught up in diapers and...
July 27, 2018 - 7:38am
July 19, 2018
Kindness can save lives
My brother saved a little boy's life once. The boy was swimming and got out too deep. No one saw him go under except my brother. It happened...
July 19, 2018 - 3:19pm
June 14, 2018
Boy serves kindness with a side of chicken
When my son started bringing home information about his sixth-grade graduation, I thought it was cute. There would be a ceremony and a class...
June 14, 2018 - 9:50am
June 8, 2018
Kindness crosses a variety of comfort zones
FARGO — I'm a pretty outgoing person. There are certainly things that heighten my anxiety, but talking to strangers isn't one of them....
June 8, 2018 - 6:42am
May 11, 2018
Mother's kindness ripples further than realize
There is a woman in my town who does a lot of good. I mean A LOT. She and her husband have been blessed with a successful local business, and...
May 11, 2018 - 6:11am
May 4, 2018
Kids remember kindness in the classroom
FARGO — I packed a bag lunch for my second grader this morning. Actually, he packed it for himself, but I stood guard making sure there...
May 4, 2018 - 7:50am
March 23, 2018
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
What feelings arise when you read the name Donald Trump? Does it create a knot in your stomach? Do you feel pride in our president? Or are you...
March 23, 2018 - 7:20am
March 16, 2018
Listen to your gut for kindness
People often ask me for ideas about doing random acts of kindness. They want something that doesn't cost a lot or is perhaps free. Something...
March 16, 2018 - 6:55am
March 9, 2018
Kindness reaches through the thickest of walls
I went to visit a friend in prison a few weeks ago. It was the first time I had been in the belly of a correctional facility since I was a child....
March 9, 2018 - 8:36am