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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Local law enforcement escorts Special Olympics flame
VA Community Clinics offering Whole Health intro course
Jenkins: Council seeks dust control ahead of July 4
Play for Patrick hosts free cardiac screening for student athletes
WeARE to host annual fundraiser
Pony League Baseball: PR-B edges Baxter, falls to Aitkin
Track and Field: Engholm, Pierzinski named PL's field MVPs. Chaney, Johnson named track MVPs
7th-grade Thunder wins Summer Kickoff
Girls Golf: PR-B's Barchus 54th, Netland 60th
Boys Golf: PR-B's Raph 7th at state. PL's Seeling takes 15th, Neva 57th
Elven Ray Holloway
Robert "Bob" Masters
Karen Rose Johnson
Kathy Jo Riley
Methodists' stance on homosexuality divides the church
Grim's Grub: Gender equality created today's cafes
Faith: A call to love your neighbor
Senior Menus: June 17-21, 2019
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Sheriff's Corner: There are rules regarding water rafts on Minnesota lakes
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
letters to the editor
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
Births: May 3-15, 2019
June 10, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: Emergent marvels
I stare out the window of my writing studio, surrounded by trees, and my eyes slowly focus on the leaves. Oak leaves, birch leaves, popple leaves, the tubular needles of red pines and white pines and spruce. All the leaves. Good Lord, there are thousands of them, millions perhaps,...
June 10, 2019 - 8:30am
March 24, 2019
Crow Wing County maintenance crews work on spring-related road issues
Crow Wing County maintenance crews will address roadway water issues, including frozen culverts and catch basins, throughout the week. Guardrail repairs will take place Monday, March 25, and Tuesday on the County Highway 31 bridge north of Cuyuna. Crews will perform brushing, limb...
March 24, 2019 - 6:30am
March 22, 2019
County Soil and Water Conservation District recaps year with report
The Crow Wing County Soil and Water Conservation District recently released its 2018 conservation report about the work it has done in the Brainerd...
March 22, 2019 - 9:30am
January 19, 2019
Pre-order trees, plants, seeds
The 22nd annual Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District tree and plant sale features native pine, spruce, balsam, cedar, and tamarack...
January 19, 2019 - 8:00am
January 6, 2019
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
Crow Wing County maintenance crews will perform brushing, limb-trimming and tree-removal work in the road rights of way this week on various county roads. County Highway 22 in Long Lake Township, County Road 122 in St. Mathias Township, and County Highway 18 in Lake Edward Township...
January 6, 2019 - 6:30am
November 11, 2018
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
Culvert replacements on Crow Wing County Road 132 will take place from 8 a.m. until about 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12. The work will require closing the road at the site about 200 feet east of the Segler Road intersection, so county officials urge motorists to find alternate routes to...
November 11, 2018 - 10:30am
October 20, 2018
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
FARGO — Did you notice the heavy crop of seeds on the region's trees this summer and fall? Elm seeds fell by the millions this summer at...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 8, 2018
Master gardener to discuss trees Tuesday
"Trees: Choose Wisely and Plant Properly" will be presented by Master Gardener Jackie Burkey at noon Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Brainerd Public...
October 8, 2018 - 4:30am
September 27, 2018
Trees, shrubs to be planted along new Highway 371 stretch
Motorists may be wondering about the stakes and small piles of mulch that popped up recently along the new four-lane stretch of Highway 371 between...
September 27, 2018 - 4:00am
September 1, 2018
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
Q: Our Autumn Blaze maples had iron chlorosis last year. An article you wrote prompted us to take action. We bought Medicap iron capsules made...
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
July 21, 2018
There's still plenty of planting season left
Can you guess what gardening question I hear most frequently? At the top of the list is "What can I do about rabbits?" followed by preventing...
July 21, 2018 - 6:17am
July 12, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Say goodbye to old trees at Trailside Park
Our city council has had ample opportunity to convince the community the changes to our beautiful Trailside Park will have many benefits. Though much searching yielded no data to back up what is said, we can see with our own eyes how our beautiful park will be changed for our lifetime....
July 12, 2018 - 7:30am
June 30, 2018
Mystery of the murdered tree, five years later
Our gardening discussions give us a chance for lighthearted, upbeat fun each week, but it's difficult to put a humorous spin on a tree that's...
June 30, 2018 - 7:45am
June 25, 2018
Deep Portage offers summer programs
Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack offers hiking trails, an interpretive learning center and weekday programs throughout the summer that are open to families and individuals. All programs begin at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and run about two hours. All equipment and instructions...
June 25, 2018 - 11:30am
May 27, 2018
The Cracker Barrel: Secrets from down under
By now you've probably heard something about Peter Wohlleben and his amazing book, "The Hidden Life of Trees." In case you haven't, read on. Wohlleben, a German forester of many years experience, has topped best-seller lists with his contention that our commonly held understanding...
May 27, 2018 - 7:30am