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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Tactics on protecting state of lakes presented
Crow Wing County: Population surge possible, study shows
Pequot Lakes landlord charged with holding tenant at gunpoint
Lueck, Heintzeman among 12 rural legislators challenging EPA authority
Lake Shore: Council agrees to repair safety hazard at sewer lift station
Pete's Point: PL graduates enjoy softball success
Inside the Outdoors: Pontoon may be the minivan of fishing boats
Lightning rally to win division playoff
Lakewood Health Foundation golf tournament slated Aug. 21
Golf Leagues-July 30, 2015
Gregory John Ocel
Betty Mae Conway
Arden H. Jahnke
Erickson's passion continues after 29 years with Pine River Library
Bridge Scores - July 30
What's Up At The Warehouse - July 30
Faith: The demise of casual Christianity
Heartland Hospice volunteer training offered
MMBA Home Show
Letters to the Editor: Camp Knutson Volunteers issue thanks
As I See It: The Trump card
The Last Windrow: Story of a small prairie wildflower
Grim's Tales: 840 miles isn't that far for Paul Bunyan
Letters to the Editor: Our community at work
letters to the editor
Births - July 30
July 23, 2015
Vets take fishing outing in Backus
Veterans from Eagle's Healing Nest at Sauk Centre and Wounded Warriors of Crosslake attended a fishing outing at Tuck-A-Way Resort on Lake Hattie...
July 23, 2015 - 2:57pm
Reminders - July 23
Backus Fly-In Pancake Breakfast The 20th annual Backus Fly-In Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, July 26, at the Backus Airport, just west of Highway 371. The pancake breakfast, a benefit for the Backus Fire Department and First Responders, will cost...
July 23, 2015 - 2:54pm
July 16, 2015
Backus Legion announces events calendar
Frankie Lamb's Frankly Country Band will return to the Backus American Legion from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, July 19, playing classic country, pop, old-time and swing. The dance will be followed by a dinner from 6 p.m. until gone of Barb's Oven-Fried Chicken with mashed potatoes, gravy, a...
July 16, 2015 - 11:02am
July 15, 2015
Backus Legion pig roast, corn feed slated July 18
The Backus American Legion will host the 11th annual Larry Kostka's Pig Roast and Corn Feed from 4:30 p.m. until gone Saturday, July 18, featuring roast pork on a bun, sweet corn and potato salad for $8 a plate. The event includes a bean bag tournament at 2 p.m. Players can sign...
July 15, 2015 - 3:24pm
July 8, 2015
Tuck-A-Way Resort in Backus to host fishing event for veterans
Tuck-A-Way Resort on Lake Hattie in Backus will host a fishing outing and picnic Thursday, July 16, for veterans with a history of post traumatic stress disorder and addiction issues residing at Eagle's Healing Nest and additional vets affiliated with Wound Warriors of Minnesota. Resort...
July 8, 2015 - 4:01pm
Backus pancake breakfast to benefit fire department
The 20th annual Backus Fly-In Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, July 26, at the Backus Airport, just west of Highway 371. The pancake breakfast, a benefit for the Backus Fire Department and First Responders, will cost $6 at the door ($5 in advance) and...
July 8, 2015 - 3:32pm
June 24, 2015
Relay for Life raises $13,500 for cancer research
The weather was perfect for the annual Pine River-Backus Area Relay for Life held overnight Friday, June 19, at the Pine River-Backus School...
June 24, 2015 - 11:20am
June 15, 2015
[VIDEO] Lightning off to spectacular start
Pete talks with Tyler Wittwer, a Nisswa Lightning baseball player and coach in the Nisswa Lightninig Baseball Camp Youth Camp.
June 15, 2015 - 11:38am
May 29, 2015
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers - Girls' golf defends section championship
As the spring season comes to an end, some sports teams advance and others finish out their season.
May 29, 2015 - 5:11pm
May 28, 2015
Memorial Day 2015: Communities remember those who served
Despite Monday's constant stream of rain, Memorial Day services were held in lakes area communities to honor those who died serving their country....
May 28, 2015 - 3:10pm
May 22, 2015
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Trapshooting grows in popularity
Pete talks with the head coach of the Pequot Lakes trapshooting team.
May 22, 2015 - 4:56pm
May 21, 2015
PR-B School District: Board reviews revised budget
The Pine River-Backus School Board used its Monday, May 18, regular meeting to review the district's 2014-15 revised budget, among other items. Under the review, guided by the district's business manager, Jolene Bengtson, the board found that the revised budget differed from the...
News / education
May 21, 2015 - 11:33am
May 20, 2015
Memorial Day services planned in area communities
The following Memorial Day services will be held in area communities: Backus Pastor Blair Ecker of the Pine Mountain Gospel Church in Backus...
May 20, 2015 - 10:04am
May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015 - 2:37pm
May 11, 2015
Backus Lions to host yard, bake sale May 23
The Backus Lions will host their annual Get a Bargain Yard and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 23, in the Backus Corner Store parking lot, Highway 371 and Fourth Street Northwest. Many slightly used treasures will be on sale, plus homemade baked goods. Proceeds from...
May 11, 2015 - 3:42pm