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Speed limits increase for state highways in statewide MnDOT initiative
Senate Republicans re-elect Gazelka as majority leader
Fire burns hole in wall at Cragun's hotel building
Child psychology presentation set in Brainerd
Crosslake Community School: Craig to fill school board vacancy
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Edward Shetka, Jr.
Carol Jean (Erickson) Kalmbacher
Joel Carey Spilman
Matthew L. Sell
James V. Olson
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
The Cracker Barrel: Mental clutter
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Luck of the draw: Allen pulls out the win in Manhattan Beach
November 7, 2018
Cross-country: PL's Chaney 32nd, Zutter 90th at state
Pequot Lakes seventh-grader Calia Chaney finished the course in 19 minutes, 46.2 seconds to finish 32nd on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the State Cross-Country...
November 7, 2018 - 3:30am
November 2, 2018
State Cross-Country Running: Gamble pays off for state-bound Staples-Motley Cardinals
State meet What: Class 1A state cross-country meet When: Class 1A boys 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3; Class 1A girls 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 Where:...
November 2, 2018 - 11:00pm
October 31, 2018
Cross-Country: Patriots Chaney, Zutter advance to state
Pequot Lakes' Calia Chaney posted a fourth-place time of 19:40.4 in the Section 8-A meet Friday, Oct. 26 at the Twin Pines Country Club to advance...
October 31, 2018 - 2:00am
October 29, 2018
Area Cross-Country: Injury doesn't prevent Patriots' Zutter from qualifying for state
BAGLEY—Pequot Lakes' seventh-grader Rian Zutter is advancing to the Class 1A state cross country meet despite suffering a serious injury...
October 29, 2018 - 2:00am
October 24, 2018
Cross-Country: Six Patriots earn all-conference honors
Patriot cross-country runners earning All-Mid-State Conference awards, from left: Jesse Clausen, Ellie Flaws, Rian Zutter, Calia Chaney, Carly...
October 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Cross-Country: Tigers 7th at conference meet
Mara Adams of Pine River-Backus finished 14th as the Tiger girls team was incomplete, while Jacob Schnoor of PRB finished 24th and the Tiger boys were seventh at the Park Region Conference Meet where Wolverine boys and girls teams finished second Tuesday, Oct. 16. Schnoor was followed...
October 24, 2018 - 7:30am
October 17, 2018
Cross-country: Patriot girls 2nd, boys 3rd in Staples
The Pequot Lakes girls were second as a team - with Rian Zutter taking third, Calia Chaney fourth and Carly Chaney pacing fifth - at the Mid-State Conference meet at The Vintage Golf Course on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Just behind the Patriot girls trio were Ellie Flaws and Nicole Young, who...
October 17, 2018 - 11:30am
Cross-country: Tiger boys finish 6th at Henning
The Pine River-Backus Tigers finished in sixth for the boys and incomplete for the girls, with the top finishers of Mara Adams in 16th and Jacob Schnoor in 25th, at the Ottertail Central Invite Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Oakwood Golf Course. Adams crossed the line with a time of 24:08, while...
October 17, 2018 - 9:30am
October 10, 2018
Cross-country: Tiger boys 7th at Ruttgers
Marcus Lukanen paced the team with a 20:27.2 5K time as the Pine River-Backus boys cross-country team finished seventh at the Crosby-Ironton Ranger Invite at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge Thursday, Oct. 4. Lukanen was followed by Louis Bueckers, who finished 43rd with a time of 20:57....
October 10, 2018 - 8:30am
Cross-Country: Patriot girls 11th, boys 14th in Perham
The Pequot Lakes Patriot boys finished 13th as a team and the girls ended the day in 11th place at the Perham Invitational Thursday, Oct. 4. Calia Chaney, the Patriots' top runner, finished 26th in the girls race with a time of 19:58 - second-best 5K time in Patriot girls history....
October 10, 2018 - 5:30am
October 3, 2018
Cross-country: Patriot girls second in Foley - PL boys finish 6th
Patriot girls finish 2nd Rian Rutters ran to a ninth-place finish with a time of 20:53.9 for the Pequot Lakes Patriot girls who finished second at the Foley Invite Thursday, Sept. 27th. The Patriot boys ended the day in sixth place. Boys results Team scores: 1-Mora 42, 2-St. Cloud...
October 3, 2018 - 4:30am
Cross-Country: Adams, Lukanen pace PR-B runners
Mara Adams and Marcus Lukanen turned in the fastest times for the Pine River-Backus cross-country teams at the New York Mills Dual Meet on Thursday, Sept.27. Adams finished first overall with a time of 24:34. She was followed across the line by Anna Sechser in second and Lauren Penkhus...
October 3, 2018 - 3:30am
September 26, 2018
Cross Country: Patriot boys 5th, girls 7th in Bagley - PR-B boys finish 20th
The Patriot boys cross country team managed a fifth-place finish while the girls secured a seventh-place finish at the Bagley Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The Pine River-Backus boys finished 20th overall, led by Louis Bueckers' 20 minute, 56 second finish. Caleb Travis was not...
September 26, 2018 - 3:00am
September 19, 2018
Cross Country: Patriot girls 16th, boys 18th
The Patriot girls cross country team finished 16th with a top finish by Rian Zutter (42nd place, 21 minutes, 24.7 seconds) at the Lucky Lindy Invite at the Little Falls Golf Course Thursday, Sept. 13. Just behind Zutter was Ellie Flaws, who finished in 21:47.5 for 56th place. Nicole...
September 19, 2018 - 4:30pm
September 12, 2018
Cross country: Patriots sweep home invitational - PR-B boys finish third
Both the Patriot girls and boys cross country teams earned individual first-place finishes and team first-place finishes at the Patriots' invitational...
September 12, 2018 - 3:00am