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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
UW-Madison announces area winter graduates
Local students named to St. Cloud State University dean's list
Fall 2017 Dean's List at Bemidji State University
New Casey's General Store
Snowfall accumulation misses mark in Brainerd lakes area
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Etta Mae Heuberger
Margaret Mary Baxter
Wayne A Hardy
Gerald O. Lehn
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
February 17, 2018
Platform is focus of GOP caucus-goers - Attendance down at Crow Wing, Cass locations
Low turnout stifled morale at some Republican caucus locations throughout Crow Wing and Cass counties Tuesday, Feb. 6, but others reported a...
February 17, 2018 - 7:00am
February 14, 2018
Girls basketball: Tigers top Wolves
Gabby Rainwater topped all scorers with 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 60-47 Northwoods Conference victory...
February 14, 2018 - 6:30am
Boys basketball: Tigers fall to Red Lake
Nick Ackerman tossed in a game-high 30 points, grabbed nine rebounds and either led the team or tied for the lead in all statistical categories...
February 14, 2018 - 3:30am
February 9, 2018
Pages from the Past - Feb. 9, 2018
60 years ago, Feb. 14, 1958 (Headline) Local men narrowly escape injury in Monday eve accident Kelly Anderson, of Anderson Auto Electric in Pine River, and Chuck Wickline narrowly escaped injury in an accident which occurred about 6:40 p.m. Monday evening, on Highway 87 about 1 ½...
February 9, 2018 - 3:30am
February 7, 2018
Boys Basketball: Tigers split back-to-back games
The Tigers had four athletes scoring in double figures as they beat Northome-Kelliher 63-36 in a Northland Conference game Friday, Feb. 2. "The...
February 7, 2018 - 5:00am
Girls basketball: Tigers win two of three - Semmler scores 1,000 career point
Alyssa Semmler scored her 1,000th career point after totalling 17 points and 10 rebounds in the Pine River Backus Tigers' 67-29 win over the...
February 7, 2018 - 3:00am
February 5, 2018
Backus Legion donates to fire, rescue departments
The Backus American Legion donated $2,000 from charitable gambling funds to the Backus Fire Department and First Responders Emergency Medical...
February 5, 2018 - 10:00am
February 2, 2018
Pages from the Past - Feb. 2, 2018
60 years ago, Feb. 7, 1958 (Headline) Fire destroys farm home of Mrs. Carrie Rush Tuesday 50 years ago, Feb. 2, 1968 (Headline) Floyd Smith home destroyed by fire Tuesday morning (Advertisement) Corner Store, Hunts Tomatoes ... 4 for 89 cents ... Roy & Helen Peterson. 25 years ago,...
February 2, 2018 - 3:30am
February 1, 2018
Bingo nights on tap as Backus Cornfest fundraiser
Bingo will be played at 6 p.m. Thursdays in February, March and April at the Backus Senior Center as a fundraiser for the Backus Cornfest event in August. Cost will be three cards per sheet for $1 with cash payouts at 50/50 per game. The senior center will have a light meal available...
February 1, 2018 - 11:30am
January 31, 2018
Girls basketball: Tigers win three straight
Alyssa Semmler fired in 22 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked 10 shots as the Pine River-Backus Tigers defeated the Swanville Bulldogs...
January 31, 2018 - 4:00am
Boy's Basketball: Tigers win two of three
Brady Raph hit six shots from behind the arc and scored a game-high 24 points as the Pine River-Backus Tiger boys' basketball team topped Swanville...
January 31, 2018 - 3:00am
January 29, 2018
Tiger fourth-graders third in Pequot
The Pine River-Backus fourth-grade girls basketball team finished in third place at the Bobber Town Classic in Pequot Lakes on Saturday, Jan....
January 29, 2018 - 3:30am
January 25, 2018
Pages from the Past - Jan. 25, 2018
60 years ago, Jan. 31, 1958 (Headline) Morning passenger train derailed Wednesday morning near Mildred (Headline) Teen-age groups in Cass County eligible for Polio Achievement Award 50 years ago, Jan. 26, 1968 Frank L. Shamp, 79, a Pine River area resident for 50 years, died Sunday...
January 25, 2018 - 3:30am
January 24, 2018
Girls basketball: Tigers win two straight
Alyssa Semmler had 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Pine River-Backus Tigers girls basketball team in a 59-26 win over the Browerville-Eagle Valley Tigers Saturday, Jan. 20. Rylie Hirschey contributed 12 points and Bailey Wynn nine points for a PR-B team that held its opponent to...
January 24, 2018 - 2:30pm
Boys basketball: PR-B loses two on the road
Brady Raph tallied 20 points for the Pine River-Backus Tigers in their 59-51 loss to the Browerville-Eagle Valley Tigers on Saturday, Jan. 20. Torry Hirschey added 13 points and eight rebounds for the Tigers, while Nick Ackerman added 11. Browerville-EV 30 29—59 Pine River-Backus...
January 24, 2018 - 1:00pm