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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Caregiver Support Group to meet first Tuesday of the month
Nisswa: Candidates talk about new park, assessments, relationships
Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake
Kinship Lunch Buddies program kicks off at Eagle View
Minnesota woman who didn’t trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home burglary
North Stars sweep LaCrosse
Tigers fall to Panthers
Patriots blank Rangers
Tigers fall to Bagley
Trap shooting: Pequot, Crosslake teams ranked second
Byron Lee Benesh
Azariah John Schrick
Joyce Theresa Spence
Calendar of events-Oct. 27, 2016
80 costumed kids attend Backus Legion Halloween event
Reminders-Oct. 27, 2016
Po-tay-toes! Boil 'em, mash 'em, stick 'em in stew
Pages from the Past - Oct. 20, 2016
Other Opinion: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the Editor: Supreme Court votes matter
Letter to the Editor: Liberals lack moral standing
Letter to the Editor: Quinn Nystrom for District 10A
Letter to the Editor: Teaching them to kill for entertainment - it is disturbing
letters to the editor
40th Wedding Anniversary: Dan and Gaylene Hamm
74th Birthday: Marliss
80th Birthday: Yvonne (Hill) Yunker
Wedding Announced: Jill and Jason Anderson
80th Birthday: Jerry Thompson
October 12, 2016
Nolan to speak at Cass & Crow Wing County DFL fall dinner
The 14th annual Cass & Crow Wing County DFL fall dinner is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Nisswa American Legion. Social hour will begin at 4:30 p.m. with a program and dinner to follow. Congressional Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., will be the keynote speaker, and Minnesota Attorney...
October 12, 2016 - 11:36am
October 5, 2016
Deep Portage to host free sight in rifle program
Deep Portage will host a Sight in Your Rifle program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. This program is free and open to the public. Do not bring handguns. Call Deep Portage at 218-682-2325 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Deep Portage is located 10 miles...
October 5, 2016 - 9:33am
October 1, 2016
2 sex offenders moving to Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports two Level 3 predatory offenders will be released from prison Monday and will reside near the...
October 1, 2016 - 10:36am
September 29, 2016
Faith in Action volunteers are superheroes
Volunteers with Faith in Action for Cass County gathered Sept. 15 at The Hub in Hackensack for the annual appreciation and awards dinner sharing...
September 29, 2016 - 11:10am
September 26, 2016
Cass County Most Wanted: September
There are four new faces on the Cass County Most Wanted list for September as four people from last month have since been arrested. Cass County...
September 26, 2016 - 8:57am
Caregivers support classes begin Oct. 3
Faith in Action for Cass County is sponsoring Powerful Tools for Caregivers at 1 pm. Mondays beginning Oct. 3 at the Hackensack Hub (formerly the senior center). Classes consist of six 2 ½-hour sessions held weekly. The class is designed to provide skills needed to take care of yourself...
September 26, 2016 - 8:44am
September 9, 2016
Cass County's AIS task force implements strategies for AIS prevention
The focus of Cass County's Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Task Force is to plan, pursue and implement strategies to prevent AIS from entering the public waters of Cass County. This is being done through ongoing education, partnerships with lake associations, watercraft inspection...
September 9, 2016 - 11:24am
September 3, 2016
Cass County 4-H ambassadors thank Backus Legion, Auxiliary
Cass County 4-H Ambassadors present Backus American Legion Commander Eugene Gagnon with a certificate of appreciation for the post's support...
September 3, 2016 - 10:06am
August 29, 2016
United Way announces three new board members
United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties recently announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. Kara Griffin,...
August 29, 2016 - 9:05am
August 26, 2016
Cass County benefit distributes $4,085 to youth exhibiting at State Fair
The Cass County Friends of Youth State Fair Scholarship Fund has awarded $4,085 to 27 county 4-Hers to help defray their expenses for exhibiting at the State Fair. Backus residents Barb Frederick and Leo and Sue Elyea, co-chairs of the fundraiser, announced the fair scholarship awards...
August 26, 2016 - 9:33am
August 25, 2016
Cass County: Savings eyed with new garage
The Cass County Highway Department is constructing a new equipment garage near the Pine River Post Office with the goal of saving costs on maintenance and utilities. The new building will replace a 1970s era steel building currently being used near the Pine River-Backus School bus...
August 25, 2016 - 2:51pm
Kinship Partners program celebrates 30 years
Changing the world one child at a time. Kinship Partners is proud of its efforts in doing just that. With support of caring mentors, schools,...
August 25, 2016 - 9:40am
August 24, 2016
Cities, counties get to decide on 'grandma pods' policy
Cities and counties throughout Minnesota are deciding on a local policy regarding a state law Gov. Mark Dayton signed May 12. The law, creating regulation for temporary family health care dwellings (also known as "grandma pods"), has gotten mixed responses from local units of government....
August 24, 2016 - 9:40am
August 23, 2016
Murder, kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct charges filed against man accused of abducting Alayna Ertl
WALKER—The 25-year-old Coon Rapids man arrested in connection with the abduction and death of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl was charged...
August 23, 2016 - 7:45pm
August 22, 2016
Lakes Bluegrass Festival to welcome national, regional bands
The 11th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival will take place Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 24-28, at the bandshell at the Cass County Fairgrounds in Pine River. Bluegrass bands from all across the country are scheduled to perform beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. The lineup features four...
August 22, 2016 - 8:31am