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The Nisswa Future Problem Solvers Team consists of, from left: Tristan Rollins, Fern French, Callista Anderson, Ava Capelle, Matt Simpson and Owen Byrns. Submitted Photo
Nisswa, Forestview Future Problem Solving students advance to state
10 hours 54 min ago
People participate in an ALICE training -- training, or alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate -- in August of 2016 in Pequot Lakes High School. Dispatch file photo
After Parkland: Area educators delve into school security measures
11 hours 55 min ago
Making the Grade - Feb. 18, 2018
14 hours 24 min ago
Top row, l to r, Princess Veronica Hulke, Queen Taylor Vredenburg, King Peter Koering, Prince Don Owens; sitting, l to r, candidates Laura Oates, Madison Trowbridge and Morgan Beavers, and candidates Jordan Orth, Jarod Birr, Justin Potz. Crown bearers: Abigail Monson-Kempka, Destiny Booth, Tyler Pickar, Carter Eveland. Underclass attendants, standing, l to r, Laura Hamilton, Laura Huesman, Gracie Crimmins, Chloe Andrus, Joselin Sexton, Jared Hamilton, Jake Mills, Champ Howard, Talon Crawford, Tanner Onken.
Vredenburg, Koering crowned at PR-B SnoDaze event
14 hours 55 min ago
February 17, 2018
Former astronaut Duane Carey demonstrates the importance of preparation with Pine River-Backus fourth-grader Addison Poehler and second-grader Hunter Trujillo. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School: Before space, astronaut explored Foot Hills forest
February 17, 2018 - 5:00am
February 16, 2018
A closed meeting was held by the Crosslake Community School Board on Friday, Feb. 16. Joe Aliperto from Dieci School Finance, our authorizer, gave the board an overview of his process, his findings and recommendations. The board voted to reinstate Mr. Lyscio with no disciplinary action effective immediately. Echo-Journal file photo.
Crosslake: School board releases statement; Lyscio reinstated
February 16, 2018 - 8:51pm
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Pequot Lakes senior named finalist in Triple A competition
February 16, 2018 - 8:00am
February 14, 2018
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Front row, from left: Coach Elizabeth Rock, Sarah Lemaster, Myra Neumann, Shelby Balmer, Lilix Gustafson, Brook Hennies, Aimee Neumann, Georgie Thompson, Emma Hines, Ethan Lundgren, Avery Larson and Marissa Lawrence. Back row: Angelina Doughty, Grace Jordan, Lauren Hollingsworth, Lily Blomer, Ashley Wallin and Tabitha Kibwaa.
PL Junior High Speech wins 6 ribbons
February 14, 2018 - 1:45pm
Superintendent Laine Larson reads through the items of the School Board recognitions list during Monday's meeting in the Washington Education Services Building. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Board supports special ed funding increase
February 14, 2018 - 6:00am
February 13, 2018
Pine River-Backus School has named its January Middle School Students of the Month as Barron Milham (left), Brady Ruhl, Irvin Tulenchik, Austin DeGrote, Fay Doucette, Camryn Good, Brianna Hanneken, Ashley Shamp and Mara Adams. Submitted Photo
PR-B Middle School Students of the Month
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Patriot mock trial wins one, loses one, ties one
February 13, 2018 - 9:30am
Pine River-Backus High School Students of the Month for January were: Madison Trowbridge (left), Ashley Nordlund, Shaun Jacobsen, Olivia Adkins, Tyler Cumberland (a December recipient), Morgan Beavers, Champ Howard, Mindie Johnson and Caitlin Swenson. Submitted Photo
PR-B High School Students of the Month
February 13, 2018 - 9:00am
Award-winning speech students at the Duluth Denfeld Tournament. Front row, from left: William Moe, Addie Pierson, Allie Miller and Sydney Ellison. Second row: Hannah Allen, Emily Brunkhorst, Elena Grove, Savannah Ellison, Megan Buffington, Riley McCapes and Lili Jorgens. Third row: Cydney Philiposian, Elizabeth Blaeser, Naarah Neumann, Olivia Gerber, Sam Maciej and Zach Bauer. Back row: Allison Francis and Ali Sommerness. Submitted Photo
Speech: Patriots second at Little Falls, fourth at Duluth
February 13, 2018 - 7:00am
Patriot Perspective: Jumpstart that resolution
February 13, 2018 - 3:30am
February 12, 2018
Pine River-Backus' speech team consisting of Allie Yost, Cody Deplazes, Randall Yost, Chawna Cusey, Chayna Cusey, Molly Adkins, Kansas Tilbury and Emma Pflugshaupt were recently awarded a first place trophy collectively. Several team mates were also recognized for individual speeches at two competitions. Submitted Photo
Speech: Tigers take first place
February 12, 2018 - 5:00am
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