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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
Police Blotter - June 15, 2019
Sheriff's office places Pickar on paid administrative leave
Cass County Community Outreach Day set June 18
'A consummate professional': Longtime journalist Lew Hudson dies
Golf results - June 13, 2019
Auto Racing: Superbikes take on BIR's historic track for Double Sprints this weekend
Avon tips Lightning 6-5
'It was a fun ride. It ended way too quick': Gabriele Grunewald's father remembers her passion
Running: Registration open for Grandpa's Run for the Walleye
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
Senior Menus: June 17-21, 2019
Card games: June 3-7, 2019
Maple Hill Church to hold annual brat sale
Our Savior's offers free meal, free concert
Chef's Hat: Smells of the season: It's time to fire up the grill
Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Sheriff's Corner: ATV season is here, so be sure to ride safe
The Last Windrow: Corn field mistake acknowledged 30 years later
Vogt's Notes: Stop to offer up prayers for crash victims
Letter to the editor: Pride is not self-respect
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Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
Births: May 3-15, 2019
Births: May 9, 2019
June 13, 2019
Klobuchar co-introduces bill to prevent fire accidents
Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., co-introduced the Portable Fuel Container Safety Act, a bill that directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission to put forth a standard requiring flame mitigation devices like flame arrestors to be used to prevent fire accidents....
June 13, 2019 - 9:30am
May 29, 2019
Klobuchar, Smith co-reintroduce bill enforcing behavioral health insurance
Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Tina Smith, D-Minn., and colleagues in the Senate and House reintroduced the Behavioral Health Coverage Transparency...
May 29, 2019 - 9:30am
May 14, 2019
Guest Editorial: A big surprise in 2020 presidential politics
There could be a really big surprise in presidential politics between now and Election Day 2020. If I am correct in what I think that surprise could be, then it will upend the electorate. It will cause President Trump to reassess his campaign rhetoric. It could cause the Democratic...
May 14, 2019 - 5:30am
April 21, 2019
Minnesota senators support funding increase in Section 4 program
Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Tina Smith, D-Minn., joined Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., on a bipartisan letter to the leaders of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development urging them to increase funding for the Section 4 Capacity Building...
April 21, 2019 - 10:30am
April 17, 2019
Klobuchar, Smith back bill to extend internet access for poorer, rural areas
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., co-chair of the bipartisan Senate Broadband Caucus, and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., joined Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.,...
April 17, 2019 - 4:30am
April 12, 2019
Klobuchar co-sponsors bill to expand renewable energy access in rural areas
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., introduced new bipartisan legislation to help rural communities access renewable...
April 12, 2019 - 12:30pm
Smith, Klobuchar co-signs bills to combat surge of robocalls
This week, Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., signed on to a bill that would increase penalties against telemarketers who spam Americans with robocalls and promote call authentication and blocking technologies. Robocalls are on the rise, with one source reporting an increase of 50% in robocalls...
April 12, 2019 - 5:30am
April 6, 2019
Klobuchar senior fraud-prevention bill clears Senate committee
At Wednesday's Senate Commerce Committee meeting, legislation backed by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., cleared the committee and will now go to the full Senate for final passage. The Seniors Fraud Prevention Act would help fight scams targeting seniors by directing the Federal Trade...
April 6, 2019 - 10:30am
March 23, 2019
Klobuchar co-introduces bill to double child care leave for military veterans
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C., reintroduced the Newborn Care Improvement Act, bipartisan legislation that would double the number of days from seven to 14 that veterans receive to care for their newborns. Currently, a veteran must find outside health care...
March 23, 2019 - 6:30am
March 21, 2019
She painted a picture of meth use in Crow Wing County. And it was sobering. Community services, attorney, sheriff outline efforts to combat meth
Crow Wing County department officials recently painted a picture for the county board about the drug problem in the county and what they are...
March 21, 2019 - 5:00am
March 18, 2019
Klobuchar co-reintroduces bill to increase pharma competition, lower prices
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Mike Lee, R-Utah, the ranking member and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, reintroduced legislation to increase competition in the pharmaceutical industry and lower prices for...
March 18, 2019 - 4:30am
March 16, 2019
Klobuchar introduces improving broadband act
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Joe Manchin D-W.Va., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the Federal Communications Commission's broadband coverage maps.
March 16, 2019 - 10:30am
March 15, 2019
Smith, Klobuchar call for FCC investigation into Frontier Communications
In light of Minnesota state investigations into telecommunications provider Frontier Communications Corp. and its subsidiaries—which have received millions in federal funding—detailing poor service to consumers, U.S. Sens. Tina Smith, D-Minn., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...
March 15, 2019 - 5:30am
March 14, 2019
Klobuchar addresses Capitol hearing on consumer and data protections
At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on data protection and opt-ins, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., addressed the need to protect consumers' data and privacy. Klobuchar pressed a panel of privacy experts and representatives from tech companies on notice of breach, opt-out and current...
March 14, 2019 - 1:30pm
March 8, 2019
Letter to the editor: Senators reveal their true nature
On Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, our two senators revealed their true nature by not allowing a vote on Senate Bill 311, known as the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. The bill does not change the current law regarding abortions in anyway but merely says that if an abortion results...
March 8, 2019 - 2:30am