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February 16, 2017
Backus Wolverines reborn - First home game is Friday
February 16, 2017 - 9:05pm
Reminder-Feb. 16, 2017
February 16, 2017 - 2:40pm
Pages from the Past-Feb. 16, 2017
February 16, 2017 - 12:06am
February 15, 2017
Lena Richards/Echo Journal Correspondent
PR-B's Torry Hirschey looks to avoid the full-court press of Pequot Lakes' Gage Westlund Tuesday, Feb. 7.
Patriot boys top Tigers
February 15, 2017 - 3:04pm
Ashley Smith/Echo Journal Correspondent
PR-B's Alyssa Semmler jumps for the tip against the Wolves Thursday, Feb. 9.
Tiger girls win two
February 15, 2017 - 2:56pm
February 12, 2017
Backus: Mayor donates to city
February 12, 2017 - 11:34pm
February 9, 2017
Submitted Photo 
Mind's Eye Graphic Design designs promotional materials, print publications, banners, signs and more. Mind's Eye has been serving for 28 years from Backus. Here, owner Deb Gunderson is presented her first dollar of clear profit during a Brainerd Lakes Chamber Ambassador welcome visit. From left are Bruce Meade, Edward Jones; Sherry Gibbons, SERVPRO; Gunderson; Aundra Erickson, Country Financial; and Rachel Granfors, Select Therapy in Crosslake.
Chamber welcomes business
February 9, 2017 - 9:41pm
February 7, 2017
Kid's Day Out planned Feb. 17 at Backus church
February 7, 2017 - 10:23pm
February 6, 2017
Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings
February 6, 2017 - 9:39am
January 30, 2017
Front row, from left: Kelsey Bergem, Ella Dahl, Ariana Burns. Back row: Heidi Kline, Mimi Bueckers, Paige Holm, Caylei Johnson and Sawyer Tulenchik. Submitted photo
PR-B 3rd- and 4th-graders win two tournaments
January 30, 2017 - 10:55pm
January 26, 2017
Ashley Smith/Echo Journal Correspondent
The Pequot Lakes Revolution performs its kick routine at the Mid-State competition Friday, Jan. 20.
Revolution second at Mid-State
January 26, 2017 - 12:03am
January 25, 2017
Tiger girls win three straight - PR-B extends win streak to seven
January 25, 2017 - 11:22pm
January 24, 2017
Backus: Council addresses residents
January 24, 2017 - 10:17pm
January 22, 2017
Submitted Photo
Accepting $1,000 contributions from the Backus American Legion are Legion Commander Eugene Gagnon (left), firefighter and responders member Austin Smith, assistant fire chief and responders member Joe Stang, and fire chief and first responders president Jason Smith.
Backus Legion donates to public safety units
January 22, 2017 - 10:10pm
January 17, 2017
Ashley Smith/Echo Journal Correspondent
PR-B's Shelby Adkins makes contact and shoots over a Clearbrook-Gonvik player on Friday, Jan. 13.
Tigers stay undefeated in conference play
January 17, 2017 - 11:59pm