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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Biz Buzz: Last days to vote in Best of Brainerd contest
Ruud honored as Legislator of Distinction
Burn restrictions issued for northern Minnesota
Blotter - Aug. 18, 2018
Resident finds unmanned aircraft from Camp Ripley training
Spicer, Minn., acquires a fishing destination 'asset'
Racing: 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals; Smith breaks track speed record
Golf results - Aug. 15, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Aug. 18
50 years of family: Racers, spectators celebrate brotherhood at BIR's 50th anniversary
Micah J. Crosby
Nicolaus (Nic) H. Anderson
Jhonna Nichole Wasnie Loftis
Nina Thordson Witt
Card games: Aug. 6-10, 2018
Nisswa church to host VBS Aug. 20-23
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
Why hiker's rash happens, and how to make it less likely
Go beyond tomatoes with fresh salsas
Letter to the Editor: 40&8 thanks those who attended fundraiser
The Last Windrow: A short history of a 'real' small business
From the Lefthand Corner: Was Tuesday's vote an aberration or a trend?
Commentary: Noticing others is first step to kindness
Letter to the editor: Support our community
letters to the editor
Bill & Mary Crosby
Births: Aug. 7, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
science and nature
August 15, 2018
Looking for a snack
Area nature photographer, Cis Pecarich, found this Green Heron looking for a snack near Grand Oaks Drive in Baxter in late July. According to...
August 15, 2018 - 8:00am
August 12, 2018
'Geese police' hoping kayakers can protect wild rice
DULUTH—In theory, the wild rice growing along the lower St. Louis River is there for geese to enjoy — that's why natural resource...
August 12, 2018 - 7:36am
Paleontologists uncover complete tyrannosaur in Montana
Dickinson Paleontologist Denver Fowler and his team are continuing summer field work at Montana's Judith River Formation, where a complete, articulated tyrannosaur skeleton is being uncovered. Fowler has called the Montana site "the most exciting I've ever found." Last year, Fowler...
August 12, 2018 - 6:17am
August 8, 2018
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - August 8, 2018
District 4 - Walker area CO Duke Broughten (Longville) spent the week monitoring angling, boating, and ATV activity. Anglers continue to reported...
August 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
July 23, 2018
First of 3 new psychiatric hospitals for Minnesota children opens
DULUTH, Minn. -- Children requiring intensive in-patient psychiatric care will no longer have to travel out of state. The Minnesota Department...
July 23, 2018 - 2:59pm
July 20, 2018
Legionnaires' disease sickens 2 residents of southern Minnesota senior care facility
ALBERT LEA, Minn. -- Health officials are investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease among residents at a southern Minnesota senior care...
July 20, 2018 - 5:25pm
DNR confirms zebra mussels in Bay Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed zebra mussels in Bay Lake, near Deerwood in Crow Wing County.
July 20, 2018 - 5:00am
July 16, 2018
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - July 16, 2018
District 4 - Walker area
July 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
July 3, 2018
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - July 3, 2018
District 4 - Walker area
July 3, 2018 - 10:00am
June 30, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Battling a rose chafer invasion on flowers
Dear Master Gardener: There are insects wreaking havoc on my rose and peony blossoms. They are one-half inch, khaki-colored beetles with orangish...
June 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 28, 2018
DNR urges caution on swollen Minnesota lakes and rivers
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are urging boaters, anglers and others to be careful on swollen rivers across...
June 28, 2018 - 10:12pm
June 14, 2018
Another effort planned to kick wolves off endangered list
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday, June 14, confirmed that it will try, once again, to develop a proposal to remove wolves from...
June 14, 2018 - 6:23pm
June 13, 2018
Wild and free once more
AITKIN—Injured in a collision with a car, an adult bald eagle was cared for by veterinarians at the Wild and Free program at the Garrison...
June 13, 2018 - 11:00am
June 12, 2018
The Great Pumpkin Paddler: Fergus Falls-area man sets Guinness world record with pumpkin-paddling voyage from Grand Forks to Oslo, Minn.
It took nearly a year and a half, but an Underwood, Minn., man who paddled a giant pumpkin from Grand Forks to Oslo, Minn., in October 2016 officially...
June 12, 2018 - 2:11pm
Birding presentation set in New York Mills
NEW YORK MILLS—A free birding event will be 7 p.m. June 19 at the Cultural Center in New York Mills. The Little Big Year will host Jerry...
June 12, 2018 - 8:30am