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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - July 21, 2018
Applications for school safety grants open Aug. 29
Horseback rider injured in Pillsbury State Forest
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
Rollover injures Little Falls man: Alcohol believed to be factor in crash
Golf Results - July 19, 2018
PL fall sign-up meeting Aug. 6
Danecdotes: North Stars seeking mentor families for young athletes
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
Donald J. Watson
John Leslie Orr
There's still plenty of planting season left
Card games: July 9-13, 2018
Southern Minnesota jet charter company flies stranded family home from Costa Rica
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovations
National youth speaker to be at Crosslake church Sunday
Guest Column: Wisdom of the Plain Old Toastmaster
The Last Windrow: How did we survive with no warning labels?
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
Kindness can save lives
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 15, 2018
Tech Savvy: Weather smartphone apps handy if not perfect
Before I relocated to Minnesota, I never understood viewers' preoccupation with The Weather Channel, the cable and satellite TV channel launched...
July 15, 2018 - 3:00am
July 9, 2018
Solar energy topic of tech seminar in Crosslake
Learn about solar energy at a free technology seminar hosted by Crosslake Communications and Emily Cooperative Telephone Company at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Crosslake Community Center. Topics to be discussed include how to supplement electrical consumption with solar energy,...
July 9, 2018 - 8:30am
June 3, 2018
Tech Savvy: A space for makers - BRAINerd Innovator Lab offers 3D printing, circuit tech and more
Think about a time when you've used an item and thought about the ways it could have a better design. Maybe it's missing a helpful hook, or would...
June 3, 2018 - 8:00am
May 20, 2018
Tech Savvy: Keyboard offers versatility
Sometimes the most welcome daily additions come not in the grand tech upgrades, but in the small everyday utility items. Not that an Apple Watch,...
May 20, 2018 - 6:00am
May 6, 2018
Tech Savvy: A local cached stash of streaming favorites - Netflix server cuts CTC's web traffic nearly in half
If you've ever peeled yourself off the couch, seemingly emerging from a time warp, when Netflix asks if you're still watching—this one's...
May 6, 2018 - 6:06am
April 8, 2018
Tech Savvy: Smart homes takes thinking out of maintenance
Home is where the heart is, but now it can be where the brain is, too. A smart home is a home in which the appliances are connected with each...
April 8, 2018 - 8:00am
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 12, 2018
What words were born the same year you were? Find out with this new tool.
If you were born in 1978, like yours truly was, then the year 2018 marks a significant milestone for you: You’re turning 40. Rather than feel...
February 12, 2018 - 2:32pm
Crosslake Communications to host tech seminar on the Cloud
Crosslake Communications will host a free technology seminar called "What is 'The Cloud?' and other Tips and Tricks" at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Crosslake Community Center. Staff from Crosslake Communications and Emily Cooperative Telephone Company will take a look into what...
February 12, 2018 - 10:30am
February 11, 2018
Tech Savvy: An automated future
When people describe the concerns surrounding automation, they're often in bleak, dystopian terms, typically filled with images of malicious...
February 11, 2018 - 6:00am
February 5, 2018
Tech Savvy: Wireless lock and key secures computer
It's always been my belief that there is no such thing as too much security, especially when it comes to your electronic and mobile devices....
February 5, 2018 - 1:09pm
January 28, 2018
Strategies for staying safe on social media suggested at YMCA
Accusations of sexual harassment by celebrities have dominated national headlines in recent months, but local parents may be more concerned about...
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am
January 16, 2018
CES: Sensors, robots and data rule: Tech show peeks into future
Imagine a sensor in clothing telling the thermostat to adjust the room temperature, or playing air guitar and really creating music, or watching...
January 16, 2018 - 10:00am
January 8, 2018
Digi-Key one step closer to breaking ground on $300 million expansion in northern Minn.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Mayor Brian Holmer said the Thief River Falls City Council recently approved the equivalent of an environmental...
January 8, 2018 - 8:03am
January 1, 2018
Seminar on Apple products offered Jan. 9 in Crosslake
Crosslake Communications and Emily Cooperative Telephone Company will hold a technology seminar titled Taking a Look at Apple Products at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Crosslake Community Center. The seminar will help participants gain confidence using Apple products and will include...
January 1, 2018 - 4:30am