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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Cass County Board: Auditor-treasurer offers year-end report
Cass County Board: A year in review for the Cass County sheriff
Pequot Lakes Middle School students named to honor roll
Police Blotter - Feb. 23, 2019
What they need is a shovel not a shove: Residents asked to clear the snow from around the blue tubes so newspapers can be delivered
PR-B's Rainwater commits to Jamestown
New Ulm top North Stars in shootout
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
Janet (Wierwill) Hudak
Douglas T. Imgrund
Layton "Tony" Albrecht
Kenneth (Butch) Novak
Card games: Feb. 11-15, 2019
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.
The Last Windrow: It's time to wave white flag at squirrels
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Changes to school entrances enhance security
Danecdotes: The cold's never bothered us anyway ...
Letter to the editor: Let's judge people for their character
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
February 18, 2019
Should Minnesota require a civics credit? Lawmakers are weighing that
ST. PAUL - Minnesota high school students would be required to take a course in government and citizenship under a proposal up for consideration...
February 18, 2019 - 6:22pm
February 17, 2019
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
Late last month, Democrats held a hearing in the House Labor Committee for a proposal that would require Minnesota employers to provide up to 24 weeks of paid sick and family leave, per year, for their employees. If I was at a speaking engagement, I would let that hang there for a...
February 17, 2019 - 7:30am
February 11, 2019
Minnesota lawmakers aim to boost teacher diversity, shrink achievement gap
ST. PAUL -- A bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers is hopeful that data illustrating the state is one of the worst in the nation when it comes...
February 11, 2019 - 4:56pm
Fatal deer disease poses 'beast' of a problem for Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers agree that scientists should get nearly $2 million to create a test that would detect a fatal disease in deer....
February 11, 2019 - 4:07pm
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 9, 2019
Guest Opinion: The Minnesota Constitution: Felons must complete their sentences before being allowed to vote
Democrats and a few Republican allies are at it again in the Minnesota Legislature. They are determined to thwart the Minnesota Constitution, undermine the judiciary, reward habitual criminal offenders and allow un-rehabilitated criminals to affect the election of the judges, sheriffs...
February 9, 2019 - 6:30am
February 7, 2019
Effort to restore voting rights to felons faces early obstacle at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — Dozens of Minnesotans aiming to restore the right to vote for Minnesota felons who complete their prison time rallied at the Capitol...
February 7, 2019 - 5:21pm
Walz asks lawmakers for $15.7 million to fix MNLARS, sets up council on IT
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday, Feb. 7, announced that he'd ask the Legislature for $15.7 million to help fix the state's struggling vehicle...
February 7, 2019 - 1:42pm
January 18, 2019
Heintzeman to host in-district office hours this Saturday
Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, will host in-district office hours 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the westside McDonald's in Brainerd, 521 W....
January 18, 2019 - 9:30am
Ruud introduces bill to protect Environment and Natural Resource Trust Fund
Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, introduced S.F. 63 last week, which prohibits using the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for the...
January 18, 2019 - 5:00am
January 14, 2019
Put the phone down: Minnesota lawmakers renew push for hands-free bill
ST. PAUL - Minnesota lawmakers want drivers to put the phones down. And under the legislation they brought forward this week, drivers could face...
January 14, 2019 - 6:21pm
January 6, 2019
Crow Wing County seeks public comment on AIS plan
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department is requesting public comment on the proposed 2019 aquatic invasive species plan. The 2019 AIS Prevention...
January 6, 2019 - 8:00am
January 4, 2019
Poston announces 2019-2020 committee assignments
Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, Wednesday, Jan. 2, announced his committee assignments for the 2019-2020 legislative sessions. Poston was named...
January 4, 2019 - 5:30am
December 20, 2018
Cass County Board: Area legislators offer views on upcoming session
WALKER—State Sen. Justin Eichorn and Rep. John Poston met with Cass County commissioners during the Tuesday, Dec. 18 county board meeting...
December 20, 2018 - 3:30pm
December 19, 2018
Heintzeman named Republican lead on both the Legacy Finance Division and the Subcommittee on Water
State Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, will serve as the Republican lead on both the Legacy Finance Division and the Subcommittee on Water when the 2019 legislative session begins Jan. 8 in St. Paul. Heintzeman was first elected in 2014 and quickly emerged as a leading voice on matters...
December 19, 2018 - 10:30am