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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
Sheriff restricts traffic on lake ice for upcoming Eelpout Festival
Idaho crash kills Baxter woman, injures Aitkin man
Bring it on: Record snowfall for February within reach
Patriot Perspective: Eagle View students take learning into nature
Pierz rallies past Road Crew at section meet
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Boys Hockey: Lightning fall to North Branch
Girls basketball: Patriots top Crusaders, fall to Gobblers
Boys Basketball: Patriots top Gobblers
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Shirley Mae Daniels
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
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
Grim's Tales: Unexpected challenge of living alone
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
February 16, 2019
Eggs & Issues forum participants talk scrambled politics in St. Paul
Death and taxes may be the surities of life—at the Eggs & Issues forum hosted every year, it's taxes and more taxes, hashed out out over...
February 16, 2019 - 9:00am
January 25, 2019
Stauber introduces Reciprocal Trade Act on House floor
Rep. Pete Stauber co-introduced the Reciprocal Trade Act, which aims to give the executive branch better tools and more leverage to negotiate...
January 25, 2019 - 7:00am
December 3, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Paying someone else's taxes
Economics rules our modern, "civilized" lives. We've allowed this system to become so complex, it's not understandable. This allows abuses to slide through like crazy. Ask economists a question, you'll get opposite answers, sometimes from the same economist. They'll give an answer,...
December 3, 2018 - 2:30am
October 19, 2018
Radinovich champions labor causes in face of workforce declines
In the closing moments of an 8th Congressional District debate, Oct. 8, at Madden's Resort, one of the candidates touched upon tragedy—his...
October 19, 2018 - 11:00am
October 5, 2018
District 9A hopefuls spar in televised debate
With Election Day looming on the calendar in five weeks, it's time for bright lights and big debates to help Minnesotans determine who will represent...
October 5, 2018 - 7:00am
August 17, 2018
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
NISSWA—With their interparty rivals eliminated in the primary, Minnesota's remaining gubernatorial candidates can turn their attention...
August 17, 2018 - 10:01pm
July 10, 2018
'If people come out, I believe I'll win'
NISSWA—In late June, governor candidates gathered in Nisswa for the annual Economic Development Association of Minnesota conference to...
July 10, 2018 - 11:00am
June 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Northland economics
This country is an ongoing invention. People came to this land to have the opportunity to create a "system" of life. At what point did people become mere players within the system instead of pioneering co-creators? While playing the game of life, an individual, as well as a city,...
June 21, 2018 - 1:30pm
April 13, 2018
Giuliani Stephens pushes innovation, adaptation in bid for governor
Let it be known that while Mary Giuliani Stephens respects experience, she isn't a fan of precedent, tradition or time-honored solutions if they're...
April 13, 2018 - 10:00am
April 6, 2018
Klobuchar leads roundtable discussion on child care shortage
Child care, and all the ways child care affects the long-term health and well-being of a community, served as the central focus for a roundtable...
April 6, 2018 - 7:00am
March 30, 2018
Digi-Key plans April construction start for 'massive' expansion
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—Officials at Digi-Key Electronics plan to begin construction next month on a new building that's triple the size of its current facility in Thief River Falls. The $300-plus million, four-story Product Distribution Center will provide an additional 2.2...
March 30, 2018 - 12:03pm
February 2, 2018
Thissen makes his pitch for governor
An almost blue-collar attitude—rolled up sleeves and can-do mindset, the whole works—may not be the first image of an Ivy-League...
February 2, 2018 - 8:00am
June 1, 2017
Letter to the editor: Abler's incoherent arguments
In his May 18 column, "Dilbert and climate change," Mr. Pete Abler cobbles together an incoherent argument against climate science, economics and the Volkswagen diesel engine settlement. In it, he assumes that because he and the Dilbert cartoonist do not understand these issues, then...
June 1, 2017 - 8:30am