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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake Garden Club to meet Sept. 20
United Way to offer poverty simulation
PR-B Community Education classes listed
Crosslake Director's Notes: Start of new school year brings changes
Crosslake: Residents share ideas for national loon center
Area Football: Perham bolts past Pequot in completion of suspended game
Wild sign goalie to entry-level contract
Pro wrestling manager Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan dies at 73
Inside the Outdoors: 2017 could be a perfect storm of bad duck policy
Wendell N. "Dell" Draves
Orlo Theodore Waldhoff
Leanne A. Hines
Margaret A. Jaster
Pine River Library movie day is Sept. 20
Student, teacher, writer, volunteer - Birch has worn many hats
Senior Menus: Sept. 18-22, 2017
Auditions set for Sept. 18: 'Mr. Burns - a Post-Electric Play' in Brainerd
Grand Rapids male chorus to perform in Longville
From the Lefthand Corner: Government is as good as we make it
The Last Windrow: We're entitled to one great dog
The Cracker Barrel: The woods and us
Letter to the editor: Business' support of yacht club appreciated
Letter to the editor: Government cannot tell adults what to do
letters to the editor
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
August 17, 2017
Backus Senior Center wins best float at 2017 Cornfest
The Totally Awesome '80s theme of the Backus Cornfest on Saturday, Aug. 12, brought out everyone's inner dude, especially the Backus Senior Center,...
August 17, 2017 - 7:00am
August 9, 2017
Totally Awesome '80s is Backus Cornfest theme
Backus Cornfest will sport the theme Totally Awesome '80s on Saturday, Aug. 12. Attendees will see the return of local favorites like the corn feed, corn eating contest and a street dance. New this year is the Travelling Art Pub event, which will be held on Front Street along with...
August 9, 2017 - 6:00am
August 17, 2016
Backus Cornfest is cornier than ever
The Backus Cornfest theme was "Harvesting the Memories," a theme demonstrated during the Saturday, Aug. 13, parade with classic cars, Backus...
August 17, 2016 - 11:42am
August 10, 2016
Backus Cornfest on tap Aug. 13
"Harvesting the Memories" is the theme of the 40th annual Backus Cornfest event Saturday, Aug. 13. The Backus Fire Department will be parade...
August 10, 2016 - 1:37pm
July 20, 2016
Backus Cornfest volunteers sought
Backus Cornfest volunteers, committee members, parade judges, craft fair vendors and royalty contestants are being sought. Cornfest is Saturday, Aug. 13. Anyone interested can contact Jan Schmid at 218-947-4220 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 20, 2016 - 10:52am
August 5, 2015
Miss Backus wants to work in medicine
The first day of August marked the beginning of new royalty in Backus, with the crowning of Brittany Schmid as Miss Backus. Schmid was awarded...
August 5, 2015 - 1:57pm
June 17, 2015
Cornfest is a labor of love for Polo
For many years, countless hours of dedication have made the Backus Cornfest possible, and committee members like Bonnie Polo demonstrate just...
June 17, 2015 - 11:40am
August 11, 2014
Backus Cornfest 2014
The annual Backus Cornfest brings together a summer street festival and a popular corn feed. This year's event featured a baloon launch in memory...
August 11, 2014 - 10:47am
August 7, 2014
Lodin is Queen of Backus
Marilynn Lodin was crowned Queen of Backus in preparation for the annual Backus Cornfest event Saturday, Aug. 9. Lodin was crowned as a result...
August 7, 2014 - 2:58pm
Backus Cornfest events feature memorial balloon launch
The annual Backus Cornfest is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9. This year's theme is "Colonel Cobber Goes Pop." Festivities will include a memorial balloon launch for event organizer Michael Martin, who recently died. The Backus American Legion and Auxiliary will sponsor several events...
August 7, 2014 - 2:33pm
July 16, 2014
Balloon launch planned in memory of Backus Cornfest volunteer
A well known volunteer from rural Backus passed away July 8. Michael Martin, known for his annual portrayal of Santa Claus, his devotion to...
July 16, 2014 - 11:06am