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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Resident input sought on Pequot Lakes comp plan
UW-Madison announces area winter graduates
Local students named to St. Cloud State University dean's list
Fall 2017 Dean's List at Bemidji State University
New Casey's General Store
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Etta Mae Heuberger
Margaret Mary Baxter
Wayne A Hardy
Gerald O. Lehn
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
crime and courts
February 18, 2018
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
AKELEY, Minn. — Hope turned to sorrow for those searching for a missing pregnant woman found Saturday night in the Chippewa National Forest...
February 18, 2018 - 2:31pm
February 17, 2018
Police Blotter - Feb. 17, 2018
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department ASSAULT: Report on Feb. 10 at 12:45 a.m. of an assault on County Road 3 in Merrifield. CRASH: Report on...
February 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Drug agents arrest 4 in Crosby bust
CROSBY—Four people were arrested Friday morning following an ongoing investigation into the sale and distribution of narcotics within Crow...
February 17, 2018 - 8:00am
February 15, 2018
Most notorious drunken driver in Minn. with 28 DWI arrests sent to prison again
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—Minnesota's most notorious drunken driver— arrested for DWI 28 times—is again in a state prison. New York...
February 15, 2018 - 7:25pm
Brainerd man faces criminal charges for allegedly threatening to kill victim
A 51-year-old Brainerd man faces criminal charges for allegedly threatening to kill a woman and cutting her from "limb from limb." Jeffry Wayne...
February 15, 2018 - 4:00am
February 14, 2018
12 people arrested in major drug bust operation on Red Lake reservation
RED LAKE, Minn. -- Twelve people were arrested and Red Lake police seized large amounts of drugs, cash and stolen property while executing search...
February 14, 2018 - 2:24pm
Minnesota woman likely died of hypothermia along rural road
A 25-year-old Lake Elmo woman whose body was found in a snowy, wooded area Saturday likely died of hypothermia, police say. Alexandra Arnt, 25,...
February 14, 2018 - 11:02am
February 13, 2018
Northwest Minn. man accused of storing pipe bombs faces federal charges
BEMIDJI, Minn. —A northwest Minnesota man accused of having a cache of pipe bombs in rural Red Lake County now faces federal charges.
February 13, 2018 - 3:18pm
February 12, 2018
Three charged with murder in Thief River Falls overdose death
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—Three Thief River Falls residents face murder and drug charges in connection to an overdose death. Aaron Daniel...
February 12, 2018 - 2:46pm
Two deputies on leave after officer-involved shooting in Sabin, Minn
SABIN, Minn. — Two Clay County sheriff’s deputies are on paid administrative leave following an officer-involved shooting here. Lt. Mark...
February 12, 2018 - 9:57am
February 10, 2018
Crow Wing County attorney seeks 7th term in office
Like any good Minnesota tale, County Attorney Don Ryan said—for him—it all began with a man named Ole. The Crow Wing County attorney...
February 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Police Blotter - Feb. 10, 2018
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department CRASH: Report on Feb. 4 at 5:37 a.m. of a property damage crash on County Road 4 and County Road 3 in Nisswa....
February 10, 2018 - 3:00am
February 9, 2018
St. Paul brothers sentenced for health care fraud
ST. PAUL—Twin brothers from St. Paul who were involved, along with the former mayor of Stillwater, Minn., in a years-long, multimillion-dollar health care fraud and tax-conspiracy case have been sentenced to prison. Thurlee Belfrey, 52, was sentenced to eight years in prison...
February 9, 2018 - 7:59pm
February 8, 2018
Bemidji school administrator sentenced to serve local jail term concurrent with federal prison time for sexual conversations with students
BEMIDJI—An emotional and largely symbolic sentencing hearing brought legal proceedings against Brandon Bjerknes to a close Thursday, Feb....
February 8, 2018 - 12:46pm
February 5, 2018
Hibbing trucker sent to prison in fatal North Shore crash
TWO HARBORS, Minn.—Soon after a federal agency pulled his commercial trucking license and a judge ordered him not to drive, John Ray Carpenter was back behind the wheel. The owner-operator of a Hibbing, Minn., septic services company, Carpenter had a documented history of sleep...
February 5, 2018 - 9:56pm