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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Minnesota DNR’s December land sale parcels announced
Christmas tree for Minnesota governor’s residence harvested
Region Five selects 7 'vital projects'
Be a Santa to a senior
Area broadband projects held up as example at statewide conference
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
Eileen E. Karelis
Thomas W. Diemer
Eugene Robert Resch
3 things for better health
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
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
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
October 11, 2017
September - Grades 9-12: PR-B Students of the Month
Pine River-Backus Students of the Month for September in grades 9-12 are Alyssa Semmler, Jacob Sherwood, Hunter Rice, Austin Mackert, Logan Carlson,...
October 11, 2017 - 6:30am
September - Grades 5-8: PR-B Students of the Month
Pine River-Backus Students of the Month for September in grades 5-8 are Austin Staricha, Trey Tuchtenhagen, Mikayla Seibert, Chloe Andrus, Burke...
October 11, 2017 - 6:00am
October 10, 2017
Tiger Talk: New look to Pine River-Backus High School
The 2017-18 school year is here. The high school is starting out with a new look and upgraded security. Work began in May 2017 with design by...
October 10, 2017 - 5:00am
October 8, 2017
PR-B to celebrate homecoming week
Pine River-Backus will celebrate homecoming the week of Oct. 9-13 with the theme "Throwback '70s." Homecoming candidates are Sydney Davidson,...
October 8, 2017 - 8:00am
October 3, 2017
Patriot Perspective: Leaving a legacy
A couple of years ago, when planning a trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, I read about the concept of Leave No Trace. Leave No Trace is...
October 3, 2017 - 5:00am
Cass County benefit distributes $8,070 to youth exhibiting at State Fair
The Cass County Friends of Youth State Fair Scholarship Fund awarded a record $8,070 to 45 county 4-Hers to help defray their expenses for exhibiting at the State Fair. Backus residents Barb Frederick and Leo and Sue Elyea, co-chairs of the fundraiser, announced the fair scholarship...
October 3, 2017 - 3:30am
September 30, 2017
'There's no place like homecoming' in Pequot Lakes
Pequot Lakes High School will channel "The Wizard of Oz" when it celebrates homecoming Monday-Friday, Oct. 2-6, with the theme "There's no place...
September 30, 2017 - 8:30am
September 26, 2017
Tiger Talk: Exciting time at PR-B Schools
It is an exciting time at Pine River-Backus Schools! Our enrollment is up, and we have completed a number of building projects, including resurfacing...
September 26, 2017 - 6:00am
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