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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
RREAL to host sustainability tour
Crow Wing County encourages use of mowed trails
Volkswagen hits guardrail and rolls: Driver injured
Crosslake City Council to have special meeting
Rollover injures Backus woman
Football: Patriots fall to Perham 34-32
Cross Country: Patriot girls 16th, boys 18th
Volleyball: Patriots win two
Volleyball: Tigers sweep C-I tournament
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots, Pioneers score victories
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Philip E. Peterson
Terry Lee Alholm
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Terry L. Alholm
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
August 29, 2018
Football: JV Tigers cruise to opening win
Though there is no varsity team, the Pine River-Backus junior varsity had its first Friday night experience on Aug. 24 in a home game against...
August 29, 2018 - 10:00am
August 26, 2018
RREAL gets two new VISTAS
Two VISTAs (Volunteers in Service to America) recently joined the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance in Backus to grow the organization's Community Solar for Community Action and Solar for Schools programs. The AmeriCorps/VISTA program has been around since 1965, empowering the nation's...
August 26, 2018 - 9:30am
August 24, 2018
MnDOT invites public to open house in Highway 371 construction
HACKENSACK—Hackensack and Backus area residents, businesses and motorists are invited to attend an open house to learn about a major construction project on Highway 371 between Backus and Hackensack. The project requires a detour beginning Sept. 4. The public open house will...
August 24, 2018 - 9:30am
August 23, 2018
Pages from the Past - Aug. 23, 2018
60 years ago, Aug. 22, 1958 (Headline) Children not allowed to harvest during school hours (Headline) Fire destroyed barn at Don Stonebreaker farm Sunday morning 50 years ago, Aug. 23, 1968 (Photo) A first at the Pine River Fair this year was the flag raising ceremony, participated...
August 23, 2018 - 3:30am
August 22, 2018
Backus solar organization teams up with Habitat for Humanity
The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance of Backus and Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity teamed up to make clean energy and home ownership more...
August 22, 2018 - 2:00am
August 20, 2018
Apparent Ponto Lake drowning reported
A Wisconsin woman died Sunday, Aug. 19, after being pulled from Ponto Lake in rural Backus on Saturday, Aug. 18, Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch...
August 20, 2018 - 12:04pm
August 16, 2018
Pages from the Past - Aug. 16, 2018
60 years ago, Aug. 15, 1958 (Headline) Early secrets revealed when Douglas Birk digs (Photo) Pictured above, Doug Birk, at the Indian Mound, showing skull in exact position as it was found. 50 years ago, Aug. 16, 1968 (Headline) Village council accepts resignation of Mayor John Rohr...
August 16, 2018 - 3:30am
August 15, 2018
Backus Cornfest parade rocks 'Under the Sea' theme
Backus Cornfest events attracted a crowd Saturday, Aug. 11. Attendees were glad for the relief offered by shady spots and a Water Wars game as...
August 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
Pine River-Backus cancels varsity football season
With only a handful of upperclassmen signed up for the upcoming season, Pine River-Backus High School coaches and officials have decided not...
August 15, 2018 - 4:00am
August 12, 2018
Highway 371 Backus to Hackensack lanes close intermittently beginning Aug. 20
Motorists on Highway 371 between Backus and Hackensack will encounter construction crews and potential delays as segments of the road are reduced...
August 12, 2018 - 5:00am
August 9, 2018
Backus Cornfest events slated Saturday
Backus Cornfest events will take place Saturday, Aug. 11, with a money scramble, parade, corn feed, corn eating contest, street dance and fireworks...
August 9, 2018 - 6:00am
August 8, 2018
Backus Cornfest events to take place Aug. 11
The Backus Cornfest is cooking up good times Saturday, Aug. 11, with a money scramble, parade and fireworks along with other annual activities....
August 8, 2018 - 4:00am
July 27, 2018
Pages from the Past - July 27, 2018
60 years ago, July 25, 1958 (Headline) Sally Ann Tibbetts to teach classes in baton twirling (Headline) Bruce Everhart killed in auto accident Wednesday 50 years ago, July 26, 1968 (Photo) Cement blocks taken from the baseball dugout at the fairgrounds lie in a shattered heap as a...
July 27, 2018 - 3:30am
July 25, 2018
Backus fly-in pancake breakfast is July 29
The 23rd annual Backus fly-in pancake breakfast will be from 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, July 29, at the Backus Airport. The pancake breakfast, a benefit for the Backus Fire Department and First Responders, will cost $6 at the door ($5 in advance) and $3 for children under 12. Fly-in...
July 25, 2018 - 6:30am
July 22, 2018
Backus fly-in pancake breakfast set
BACKUS—The 23rd annual Backus fly-in pancake breakfast will be 7:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, July 29, at the Backus Municipal Airport. The pancake breakfast, a benefit for the Backus Fire Department and First Responders, will cost $6 at the door ($5 in advance) and $3 for children...
July 22, 2018 - 5:30am