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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Celebrate dairy month June 26
Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure: Breast cancer survivor promotes education
Making the Grade: June 24, 2019
Falls prevention: A Matter of Balance
Larson graduates from basic military training
Stock Car Racing: Winning and racing more than a hobby for Gonskas
Inside the Outdoors: A bug for every season
Golf results: June 22, 2019
Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Baseball: Meister named MVP for Patriots
Vicki Lynn Glunz
Joanne Mae Drew
Deloris G. Benson
Mildred "Millie" Margaret Rose Paulson
Three easy ways to start your day with vegetables
Ask the Master Gardener: It's been a slow start to the growing season
Faith: Father's Day reflection
Senior Menus: June 24-28, 2019
Card games: June 10-14, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: A perfect day
The Last Windrow: Sorting through life's accumulations
Danecdotes: A new appreciation for 'the little things'
Opinion: What do Americans want?
Letter to the editor: President, country deserve respect
letters to the editor
Births: May 29-June 16, 2019
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
April 21, 2019
Echoing/Journaling Around the Globe-Nickel family
Bella Volkl and Lily, Marcy and Jason Nickel, all of Nisswa, brought an Echo Journal on a Sunset Dolphin Cruise on the Gulf of Mexico while vacationing...
April 21, 2019 - 10:30am
April 2, 2019
Veteran walks from Bemidji to St. Cloud for Wounded Warrior Project: Wife wanted to see Minnesota. She got more than she bargained for.
The Brainerd lakes area gets a lot of visitors, but not many like Jerry Meadows of Wahpeton, N.D. The 61-year-old disabled veteran left on foot...
April 2, 2019 - 3:00am
March 24, 2019
Echoing-Journaling Around the Globe: Florida
From left, Alexa, Cindi and Carly Fyle, of Pequot Lakes; Sophie Littman, of Lake Shore; and Kathy Bittner Lee, of Mission Township, brought the...
March 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 11, 2018
Faith: A difficult Lenten journey
The season of Lent began on Valentine's Day this year. Sooty black ashes and bright red hearts are a strange mix. Then confronted with the heinous massacre that took the lives of 17 at the high school in Parkland, Florida, on that very day, and it's no wonder our heads are spinning,...
March 11, 2018 - 4:00am
March 1, 2018
How long will it last this time?
Florida teens are trying hard to get our gun laws changed in the aftermath of the terrible school shooting last week. Is it just a question again of how long it will last? Or is this the time such effort will last and bring about meaningful change? We have had all too many incidents...
March 1, 2018 - 7:30am
February 21, 2018
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
There is a portion of our population that, when they're not attacking courageous Florida schoolchildren as actors or pawns, believes the best...
February 21, 2018 - 7:44pm
September 29, 2017
Local shelters take in dogs from hurricanes Harvey, Irma
Nineteen dogs from Texas and Florida found refuge in local animal shelters after hurricanes Harvey and Irma wreaked havoc on their homes. "We...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00am
September 24, 2017
Cheesehead Chatter: Faith in humanity restored
Like it or not, our world is full of tragedy. Anyone who pays relative attention to the news knows that. But I don't mean this column to be depressing,...
September 24, 2017 - 4:00am
September 11, 2017
Minn. Air National Guard assisting in Irma efforts
ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Air National Guard has sent 41 airmen in recent days to help aid efforts after Hurricane Irma. Six Soldiers from the...
September 11, 2017 - 2:47pm
December 28, 2016
2 dead after MN plane crashes in Florida
WILLMAR, Minn. – A plane reportedly owned by a Spicer businessman crashed in a residential neighborhood in Florida Tuesday night, Dec. 27,...
December 28, 2016 - 7:48pm
August 8, 2016
Florida governor criticizes Washington for lagging in Zika fight
(Reuters) - Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott on Sunday accused the federal government of lagging in providing assistance to combat the...
August 8, 2016 - 11:51am
August 2, 2016
Florida travel warning issued for pregnant women after more Zika cases
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health officials warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to a neighborhood in Miami on Monday after Florida...
August 2, 2016 - 8:41am
July 25, 2016
Shooting after Florida nightclub's teen party leaves two dead
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - The shooting on Monday outside a party for teenagers at a Florida nightclub, where a 14-year-old and 18-year-old...
July 25, 2016 - 9:37am
June 12, 2016
Fifty killed in Florida nightclub shooting, worst in U.S. history
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A gunman killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Sunday in the worst mass shooting in U.S....
June 12, 2016 - 12:41pm
May 23, 2016
Woman attacked by shark off Florida coast, swims to shore
A woman was attacked by a shark off the Florida coast on Sunday, swimming back to shore for help with a bite in her thigh, ABC News reported. Mary Marcus, 57, was listed in stable condition at a hospital, ABC reported, citing Vero Beach police.Representatives for the Vero Beach Police...
May 23, 2016 - 9:09am