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PR-B Community Education offers classes
Woodturning, glass star classes offered in Pequot Lakes
Nisswa Women's Club to meet Dec. 15
Celebrating 75 years, Civil Air Patrol invites public to open house
Nisswa Legion Auxiliary to host bake sale, silent auction Dec. 16
Inside the Outdoors: Deer disease is a less familiar kind of invader
North Stars fall to Lumberjacks
Dan-ecdotes: PL grad Miller overcomes injuries, finds niche in Bears defense
Tulenchik wins title at W-DC tourney: Road Crew place 9th overall
Lightning Squirt B takes second in Cloquet
Nola Joy Wicklund
Geraldine P. Swift
Carol Denise Lapka
Shirley Ann Clausen
Jenkins lights up for holidays
Chef's Hat: Warm up with these hot drinks
Santa's little helpers host Kids' Shop Day
Cookie walk soothes holiday sweet tooth
Crosslake celebrates Holiday at the Dam
Letter to the editor: Pequot Lakes teams thank store, community
The Cracker Barrel: Picking the Christmas tree
The Last Windrow: Anglers anxiously awaiting thick ice
Letter to the Editor: Lakes Area Habitat helps build homes for vets
Letter to the Editor: Pine River Chamber thanks snowplowers, linemen
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Harold Hanson
50th Wedding Anniversary: James and Mary Ann Zander
50th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Elizabeth Trusty
Three Fold Fraser Celebration
90th Birthday: Gerald "Keebler" Nelson
Patriot Perspective: Advocate for our students; winter weather decisions
With the election season finally behind us and the start of the state legislative session just a month away, it is time to focus attention on advocating for our Patriot students with our Minnesota legislators.
45 min 23 sec ago
December 2, 2016
Students learning 21st century skills
Many have heard or seen the word "STEAM" in education. STEAM education refers to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. STEAM education recognizes that to be successful in many fields, individuals must be creative and use critical thinking skills, which...
December 2, 2016 - 9:06am
December 1, 2016
Pine River-Backus honor roll students listed
The following Pine River-Backus students were named to the first-quarter honor roll: A honor roll 12th grade Autumn M. Crawford, Avery J. Cunningham, Joseph G. Davidson, Courtni Peterson, Judith T. Reed, Joshua W. Sweeney, Hannah L. Wiedewitsch, Amy Wiese. 11th grade Nicholas J. Ackerman,...
December 1, 2016 - 9:21am
November 30, 2016
Nisswa students pack meals for Kids Against Hunger
Kids Against Hunger-Brainerd Lakes Area and Nisswa Elementary School students joined forces Wednesday, Nov. 23, to provide meals to local food...
November 30, 2016 - 1:56pm
November 18, 2016
Tiger Talk: District is working on plan for future
World's Best Workforce (WBWF) is a phrase that has become a regular part of our educational vernacular in the past few years. The 2013 state legislators enacted a statute that requires all districts to create a plan and report on our progress in a number of key areas. We are currently...
November 18, 2016 - 8:37am
November 17, 2016
Weber family in one more PR-B musical
For many years the annual Pine River-Backus High School musical has had at least one Weber family member in its cast; but with the graduation...
November 17, 2016 - 9:26am
November 16, 2016
Pequot Lakes Students of the Month
Alyssa Golden Hometown: Nisswa Parents: Darren and Robin Golden Activities/hobbies/interests: Reading, camping, hiking, tennis, National Honor...
November 16, 2016 - 1:01pm
Pine River-Backus Students of the Month
The Pine River-Backus High School students of the month for October are Kyosuke Marcum (left), Evan Gravdahl, Emma Mills, Kansas Tilbury, Sidney...
November 16, 2016 - 11:36am
November 11, 2016
Patriot Perspective: Let's all be grateful
As the calendar turned to November, we are thankful for all that we have here at Eagle View Elementary School and sincerely appreciate the staff, students and families that are part of our Eagle View family. In keeping with the theme of thankful, I want to share some highlights of...
November 11, 2016 - 10:09am
PR-B students to perform "High School Musical" Nov. 18-10
The annual Pine River-Backus musical was moved to the fall this year for the production of Disney's "High School Musical." The show will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19, with a 2 p.m. performance Sunday, Nov. 20, in the school gym. Tickets are $8 for adults,...
November 11, 2016 - 10:06am
Central Lakes Rotary Club presents dictionaries to third-graders
The Central Lakes Rotary Club presented Pine River-Backus Elementary School third-grade students with a dictionary as one of the club's literacy...
November 11, 2016 - 9:59am
November 4, 2016
CLC looks long-term in positioning college for future
Central Lakes College, along with many colleges throughout the state and nation, is facing a budget shortfall. Rather than simply dealing with the current year, college leaders have committed to taking a long-term approach to position CLC for the future. Considering tuition revenue,...
November 4, 2016 - 8:41am
Tiger Talk: Student of the Month program returns to PR-B High School
In an effort to celebrate success while focusing on the Pine River-Backus strategic plan, we are excited to implement a Student of the Month program for the 2016-17 school year. The implementation of this program will enable the school to provide an opportunity for parents and the...
November 4, 2016 - 8:36am
November 2, 2016
Trump leads among local students: Students take part in statewide mock election
Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus High School students overwhelmingly voted for Donald Trump for president in mock elections last week. In Pequot...
November 2, 2016 - 9:47am
October 24, 2016
Brine-Doyle named Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program
Pequot Lakes High School senior Karl Brine-Doyle was named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. He'll receive...
October 24, 2016 - 9:38am