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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Serve camp packs meals for Operation Sandwich
Free non-surgical weight loss seminar scheduled Sept. 26
Crosslake starts new school year with more space
Lake Shore: Nisswa Legion donates money for police body cameras
Cities, counties get to decide on 'grandma pods' policy
Tennis: Patriots thrive in opening matches
Golf Leagues - Aug. 25, 2016
Practice begins for area teams
Football: Tigers hope to rebound from late-season upset
Tennis: New-look Patriots look to senior leadership
June M. Nygren
Harley Dean Eigenheer
John William Vessey, Jr.
Author Simar chosen as WILLA Literary Award finalist
Bluegrass concert on tap Sunday in Crosslake
Northwoods Art and Book Festival brings food fiction to town
Chef's Hat: Overabundance of oregano
Music showcase, community event on tap Aug. 26 in Emily
MMBA Home Show
The Cracker Barrel: Thirty days hath September
From the Lefthand Corner: Memories of Wendy
Vogt's Notes: Venture with us on s'more tour around Whitefish Chain
Faith: Anno mortis eius (in the year of her death)
Letters to the Editor: Local support for muskie stocking on Gull?
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Wilma Durham
70th Wedding Anniversary: DeWayne and Millie Schwanke
60th Wedding Anniversary: Ray and Carolyn Frisch
Wedding Announced: Melissa Besmehn and Tyler Junkenmeier
Births-Aug. 11, 2016
July 6, 2016
Women's Cancer Support Group to meet July 14 in Crosby
Women who are affected by cancer are welcome to attend Cuyuna Regional Medical Center's Women's Cancer Support Group from 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14, in the hospital's Ambulatory Services conference room located at 320 E. Main St. in Crosby. The group is open to women who are newly...
July 6, 2016 - 1:50pm
June 22, 2016
Cancer survivors celebrate at PR-B Area Relay for Life
Twenty-two cancer survivors celebrated their winning battles with the disease and 258 years of survivorship during the 13th annual Pine River-Backus...
June 22, 2016 - 11:35am
June 11, 2016
Faces: Facing cancer again, Barb Beck has a plan
During a time when Race for the Cure and Relay for Life events are on people's minds, the fight against cancer is on the forefront of Barb Beck's...
June 11, 2016 - 9:49am
May 19, 2016
Pequot Lakes School: Relay for Life nets more than $24,000
Pequot Lakes High School's Relay for Life was dampened by the weather Wednesday, May 11, but the biennial event raised a record $24,549. "It...
May 19, 2016 - 11:36am
March 11, 2016
My mother would want you to stop smoking
I just had the worst three weeks of my life. My mother was rushed to a hospital with breathing troubles. After three weeks suffering extreme...
March 11, 2016 - 11:04am
October 8, 2015
CRMC offers free breast, cervical cancer screenings
Free breast and cervical cancer screenings are being offered at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, to uninsured and under-insured women age 40 and older who meet income guidelines. Light refreshments will be served and ladies will receive...
October 8, 2015 - 5:00am
August 14, 2015
Area children touched by cancer find outlet
Like a lot of area youth, kids from four Pequot Lakes area families headed off to camp earlier this week. These kids, and others attending the...
August 14, 2015 - 11:04am
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 11, 2015
Relay for Life set June 19 in Pine River
The last captain's meeting for the Pine River-Backus Area Relay for Life will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at The Warehouse in Pine River. Relay for Life will be Friday, June 19, at the Pine River-Backus High School football field and track. The opening ceremony will begin at 7...
June 11, 2015 - 4:04pm
April 29, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Thanks for community support
On behalf of Bert and I, we'd like to thank the Backus Legion for all their effort in putting together a wonderful benefit for Roberta. I'd like to thank the people in the community that came out to support her with their generosity. Also, I'd like to thank my staff for all the hard...
opinion/letters to the editor
April 29, 2015 - 4:39pm
April 22, 2015
People swarm Backus American Legion for a good cause
A month ago, Roberta Floyd, known as "Corner Store Bert" for her longtime presence at the Corner Store Restaurant and Gun Shop in Backus, was...
April 22, 2015 - 1:26pm
December 17, 2014
Poferl was passionate, proud of PR-B
With the passing of Sandra Poferl of Backus on Thursday, Dec. 11, the Pine River-Backus (PR-B) School District lost not only its school board...
December 17, 2014 - 12:01pm
July 18, 2014
President of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce dies
ST. PAUL -- David Olson, president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, died Wednesday night from a form of cancer. An email from Bill Blazar,...
July 18, 2014 - 12:14pm
June 27, 2014
More than 450 years taken back from cancer
In spite of dark, threatening clouds, organizers of the Relay for Life in Pine River refused to move indoors Friday, June 20. Though clouds...
June 27, 2014 - 9:48am