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Special speaker Jason Sole spoke to Pine River-Backus students on his journey to overcome his environment and his past to become an associate professor at Hamline University.
PR-B students inspired on MLK Day
3 hours 26 min ago
January 17, 2018
Cass County Board: Despite area trends, STS program thriving in Cass
15 hours 25 min ago
Cass County Board: Public awareness campaign on voting rolled out
17 hours 26 min ago
It was a full house at the Hilltop Regional Kitchen's Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony in Eagle Bend on Nov 15, 2017. The kitchen project received Innovation Funding in 2016 and 2017. An estimated 100,000 meals per year will be produced for senior citizens throughout central Minnesota as a result of the new kitchen. Submitted photo
Cities and counties invited to apply for 2018 innovation funding
18 hours 26 min ago
Cass County Board: Changes approved for land reclassification
18 hours 56 min ago
Tom Burch
Cass County Sheriff's Corner: Closing the books on a busy 2017
20 hours 56 min ago
Commissioner Paul Thiede listens to Crow Wing Energized steering committee members Kara Griffin, division manager of county community services, and Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, give an update about the community health movement led by Crow Wing County Community Services and Essentia Health. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Health survey energizes community health movement
21 hours 26 min ago
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X meet at the U.S. Senate, on March 26, 1964, after a hearing on the 1964 Civil Rights Act. MUST CREDIT: The Library of Congress
Local school districts honor Martin Luther King Jr.
22 hours 25 min ago
President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota says on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, that now is the time to repair buildings on campuses around the state. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
January 17, 2018 - 7:00am
The Backus City Council, left-to right: Ann Birge, Rae Borst, mayor Kurt Sawyer, Tyler Smith and Karl Flier. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Backus: City to gradually go to LED lights
January 17, 2018 - 6:00am
Local Foods College classes offered through U of M Extension
January 17, 2018 - 4:30am
During the annual reorganizational meeting, the Pine River-Backus School Board set meeting dates and times, renewed contracts and delegated official relationships with depositories and publishers. Echo-Journal photo
Pine River-Backus School: Board reorganizes for 2018
January 17, 2018 - 4:00am
Line 3 replacement meeting to be held in Backus
January 17, 2018 - 3:30am
January 16, 2018
David Michael Otey
Charge: Brother intended to kill others in northern Minn. senior home stabbing
January 16, 2018 - 10:01pm
Girl's body found on Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota
January 16, 2018 - 6:24pm