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November 16, 2017
Pillager school wins honors for innovation
November 16, 2017 - 8:30am
November 14, 2017
Patriotic Perspective: Athletic officials needed
November 14, 2017 - 5:30am
November 13, 2017
Crosslake Community School student Ethan Shetka and Crosslake Mayor Patty Norgaard show off two of the school's kindness books, which are part of a city-wide project throughout November. Submitted Photo
Crosslake School celebrates kindness month
November 13, 2017 - 6:00am
November 12, 2017
CLC President Hara Charlier's vision
November 12, 2017 - 7:30am
November 7, 2017
October's Students of the Month for Pine River-Backus Middle School are Charles Blanchard, Cole Burrell, Madycyn Leyk, Raina Vredenburg, Sydney Hoopman, Anneka Lindquist, Jade Richardson and Cecilia Norman. Submitted Photo
PR-B Middle School Students of the Month
November 7, 2017 - 4:00am
November 6, 2017
Tiger Talk: FIRST LEGO League forms at PR-B School
November 6, 2017 - 5:30am
November 4, 2017
PR-B High School to host book fair
November 4, 2017 - 3:30am
October 31, 2017
Third-grader Tyson Turner acts as mayor of a fictional town and addresses his “constituents” Wednesday, Oct. 18, during an activity at Nisswa City Hall. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Nisswa third-graders trek to city hall, learn about government
October 31, 2017 - 7:00am
Patriot Perspective: Keep your day
October 31, 2017 - 6:30am
October 29, 2017
Making the Grade: Oct. 29, 2017
October 29, 2017 - 10:30am
October 23, 2017
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Jim Chamberlin makes one final delivery from the school garden to the school dining hall.
Tiger Talk: Farm to School feeds students
October 23, 2017 - 8:00am
Pine River-Backus: Volunteers sought to help save school forest
October 23, 2017 - 6:30am
October 20, 2017
Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Nisswa Elementary School fourth-graders Drew Herkenhoff (left) and Tristan Rollins hold up an old American flag at the Nisswa Legion, where students learned about the history and the importance of the flag Thursday, Oct. 12.
Nisswa: Students learn importance of American flag
October 20, 2017 - 9:00am
Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus homecoming queen Emma Mills and king Cody France take the walk of honor following crowning at the Friday, Oct. 13, coronation.
Mills, France reign at PR-B homecoming
October 20, 2017 - 8:00am
October 14, 2017
As I thumbed through a pile of articles this summer, I stumbled across an article titled "I wish you bad luck, so that you may grow." (Opinion, page 4, Star Tribune, July 16, 2017.) Intrigued by the title, I dove deeper. The piece centered around a short summary of a commencement speech delivered by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to an audience at an eighth-grade graduation at Cardigan Mountain School in New Hampshire. Illustration
Patriot Perspective: I wish you bad luck
October 14, 2017 - 7:00am