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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake: Council temporarily denies city administrator raise
Paul Gazelka: The local man for the statewide Republican moment
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Nov. 19
Roads to grandma's house should be busy
Police Blotter - Nov. 18, 2017
Area Girls Hockey: Lightning, Blue Devils fall
Inside the Outdoors: Tales, and gales, of November
Patriots fall to Crusaders in state semifinals
Patriots fall 45-7 at state
State Football: Pequot poised for state upset
Gerald R. Seaton
Adella Doris Ubl
Tracy Lynn Budday
Florence Whitman Pikula McCarthy
Faith: Stepping into the river of life
Eagles Nest Church to host mortgage burning celebration
Pequot Lakes: Faith, food, fellowship offered Fridays to students
Chef's Hat: Pack a punch with Parmesan
Healthy living: Eat the Mediterranean way
Cheesehead Chatter: Motivation leads to success
The Last Windrow: Warm fall weather wasn't always welcome
As I See It: Whither goest morality?
Letter to the Editor: Can we talk about mass shootings yet?
PR-B Family Center: 'Top shelf' people needed to meet holiday needs
letters to the editor
Births - Nov. 19, 2017
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
November 16, 2017
Pillager school wins honors for innovation
The Pillager Public School District was honored Wednesday for its creative learning program geared toward primary students, grades fifth through eighth. The University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs recognized the school district, among 25 local government projects,...
November 16, 2017 - 8:30am
November 14, 2017
Patriotic Perspective: Athletic officials needed
The winter athletic season is upon us. Dance and girls hockey are already underway and the other winter activities will start in the next couple of weeks. With the start of winter games just around the corner, it is once again time to visit the topic of game officials. In short, we...
November 14, 2017 - 5:30am
November 13, 2017
Crosslake School celebrates kindness month
With November designated as kindness month, Crosslake Community School decided to celebrate. School social worker Kris Fjelstul came up with...
November 13, 2017 - 6:00am
November 12, 2017
CLC President Hara Charlier's vision
Hara Charlier, Central Lakes College president, will discuss her vision for meeting the needs of CLC's future through collaboration with faculty, staff, students and key community partnerships from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Heartwood Senior Living in Crosby. The event is...
November 12, 2017 - 7:30am
November 7, 2017
PR-B Middle School Students of the Month
October's Students of the Month for Pine River-Backus Middle School are Charles Blanchard, Cole Burrell, Madycyn Leyk, Raina Vredenburg, Sydney...
November 7, 2017 - 4:00am
November 6, 2017
Tiger Talk: FIRST LEGO League forms at PR-B School
We are always doing our best to provide high quality opportunities for our students at Pine River-Backus Schools. Our next adventure will "STEM" off from our current "STEAM" programs with the launching our own midlevel FIRST LEGO League to include a coach and students from fifth through...
November 6, 2017 - 5:30am
November 4, 2017
PR-B High School to host book fair
Pine River-Backus High School will host a book fair from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 7-10 and Nov. 13. The high school media center receives 50 percent of all book fair purchases. The event will have special hours Tuesday, Nov. 7, during conferences from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and for the band...
November 4, 2017 - 3:30am
October 31, 2017
Nisswa third-graders trek to city hall, learn about government
Third-graders at Nisswa Elementary School took over city hall Wednesday, Oct. 18, to learn about local government for their community unit in...
October 31, 2017 - 7:00am
Patriot Perspective: Keep your day
As someone who has worked in various school systems over the course of my professional years, there are some constants. There is buzz and panic at the start of each school year. There are parents and children excited for the start and others nervous about their new surroundings, new...
October 31, 2017 - 6:30am
October 29, 2017
Making the Grade: Oct. 29, 2017
College of St. Scholastica Whitney Kuechle, Backus, and Jacob Mongan, Pine River, were named to the summer dean's list at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth.
October 29, 2017 - 10:30am
October 23, 2017
Tiger Talk: Farm to School feeds students
Fall harvest is underway. As part of October National Farm-to-School Month, I would like to spotlight what we have brought in for students at...
October 23, 2017 - 8:00am
Pine River-Backus: Volunteers sought to help save school forest
In the Pine River-Backus School Forest, we have an invasive species called buckthorn, and if we don't remove it, the whole forest could be lost to this species. At the end of October, CCM (Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa) will come help us clean the forest. We can't do it...
October 23, 2017 - 6:30am
October 20, 2017
Nisswa: Students learn importance of American flag
Fourth-graders from Nisswa Elementary School learned about the history and importance of the American flag and how to properly dispose of old...
October 20, 2017 - 9:00am
Mills, France reign at PR-B homecoming
The homecoming crowns were passed at Pine River-Backus on Friday, Oct. 13, when Cody France and Emma Mills became royalty as king and queen....
October 20, 2017 - 8:00am
October 14, 2017
Patriot Perspective: I wish you bad luck
I consider myself blessed to have parents who, despite my current age of 38, still take the time to clip articles out of the newspaper to share...
October 14, 2017 - 7:00am