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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Patriot Perspective: Things picking up STEAM at Eagle View
Pine River-Backus Family Center 20th Anniversary: Do your part to make world a better place
Pequot Lakes junior high speech earns 14 ribbons
Central Regional Sustainable Development Partnership seeks project ideas
Pequot Lakes ties for second in Underwood speech invite
12U Patriots win St. Cloud tournament
PL 4th-graders take 3rd in Royalton
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
Darwin John Buckingham
John P. Martin
Jeffery "Jeff" Reedy
Norma Jean Rude
John P. Martin
Staines to kick off Grassroots Concerts season
Lake Country Faces: Egan embraces role as Lake Shore mayor
Chef's Hat: Not your usual chicken salad sandwich
Reminder-Feb. 16, 2017
Calendar of Events: Feb. 16, 2017
The Last Windrow: Ideas for Minnesota's Super Bowl visitors
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
letters to the editor
Wedding Announced: Denny (DJ) Pink and Martha Worms
65th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Kathy O'Brien
90th Birthday: Rachel Wing
95th Birthday: Ralph Yeager
4 Generations: Jensen, Stanwood, Nelson
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