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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Nisswa: Donor, 94, gets tour of Nisswa Lake Park
Nisswa Garden club to meet Sept. 28 at community center
CWSWCD to host photo contest
Victim in Pine River vehicle fatality identified
Annual Pink Tie Party planned Oct. 5
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Shipley: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
Lynx rally after awful start but lose 85-84 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
Susan L. Mongan
John "Jack" F. Cummings
Fabulous Armadillos to play Eagles tribute show
Card games: Sept. 24, 2017
Finnish theater company to perform in Brainerd
Senior Menus: Sept. 25-29, 2017
Ballet comes to Brainerd
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
The Last Windrow: Twins season forecast falls flat
Cheesehead Chatter: Faith in humanity restored
As I See It: Inspiration
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
September 23, 2017
Crosslake School: Board fills vacancy, hires three staff members
The Crosslake Community School Board filled a vacancy on the board and amended the bylaw regarding board elections at its Monday, Sept. 11, meeting,...
September 23, 2017 - 5:00am
September 22, 2017
Eagle View first-graders make science fun
First-graders at Eagle View Elementary School had fun with science Friday, Sept. 15, during the school's First-grade Science Kick-off Day. Students...
September 22, 2017 - 4:00am
PR-B students treated to NASA, STEAM Fair
After speaking with astronaut Mark Vande Hei, who is aboard the International Space Station, via a video downlink Monday, Sept. 18, Pine River-Backus...
September 22, 2017 - 3:00am
September 20, 2017
Making the Grade: Sept. 20, 2017
CommunityGiving Libby Freeman, Hackensack, was awarded the Virginia M. Twetten Scholarship, worth $1,500, from CommunityGiving. Alexandria Area Community Foundation, Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation, Central Minnesota Community Foundation and Willmar Area Community Foundation...
September 20, 2017 - 3:30am
September 19, 2017
Crosslake Director's Notes: Start of new school year brings changes
Sept. 5 was the first day of school. First one for our new kindergarten students, 34th first day of school for me as an educator. The first day of school brings with it a freshness and energy like no other. Anticipation and maybe a little bit of apprehension on the part of our kindergarten...
September 19, 2017 - 5:00am
September 18, 2017
Patriot Perspective: Patriot Foundation to support scholarships, grants
With the halls of Pequot Lakes Schools again full of students eager to learn and excited to be with friends, we Patriots have so much to celebrate. Our students and staff have returned to wonderfully prepared classrooms and facilities for learning, for the arts and for our many athletic...
September 18, 2017 - 6:30am
September 11, 2017
Tiger Talk: An amazing opportunity - NASA chose PR-B students to talk to astronauts
What did you want to be when you were a kid? A firefighter? A baseball player? A princess? Growing up in the '80s, the common themes rotating...
September 11, 2017 - 4:00am
September 8, 2017
Meet the teachers: Pine River-Backus welcomes new teachers
Following are short biographies of new staff members at Pine River-Backus Schools: Name: Mackenzie Determan Hometown: Browerville Past teaching experience/education: I previously worked in outpatient private practices for the last three years. This is my first year in the schools....
September 8, 2017 - 5:30am
September 7, 2017
Back to school
Students at Pequot Lakes, Pine River-Backus and Crosslake schools took to the hallways Tuesday, Sept. 5, for the first day of the 2017-18 school...
September 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 4, 2017
PR-B musicians participate in All-State camps
During the week of Aug. 7-12, Pine River-Backus seniors Luke Sechser and Don Owen participated in the Minnesota All-State music camps. Owen was selected for the second year to the Minnesota All-State Mixed Choir as a bass, and Sechser was selected to the All-State Symphonic Band as...
September 4, 2017 - 4:30am
September 1, 2017
Pequot Lakes shares back-to-school information
Following is back-to-school information for Pequot Lakes School District families. Fees With a few exceptions, athletic fees for the 2017-18...
September 1, 2017 - 8:00am
Back to class: Schools to welcome students Tuesday
Area school doors will open to most students Tuesday, Sept. 5, to kick off the school year. Eagle View Elementary School kindergartners will...
September 1, 2017 - 4:00am
August 28, 2017
PR-B students may apply to ask questions, emcee at NASA astronaut event
Pine River-Backus Schools were selected for a NASA In-Flight Educational Downlink, and on Monday, Sept. 18, Pine River-Backus students will have...
August 28, 2017 - 7:00am
August 27, 2017
Registration open for Pequot Early Childhood programs
The Pequot Lakes Early Childhood Center's program registration is open for Early Childhood Family Education and preschool programs. ECFE provides weekly classes for parents and their children age 5 and under. Classes provide quality learning opportunities and include parent-child...
August 27, 2017 - 4:30am
August 10, 2017
Local MCA scores show little change
Similar to statewide results, local MCA results show test scores that are fairly unchanged compared to 2016 numbers, according to official results at rc.education.state.mn.us/ and click on "My School." Test scores are not rising much, state Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius...
August 10, 2017 - 4:00am