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Complaint: Minnesota utility worker filmed kids using toilet
UPDATE: County sheriff issues evacuation order after Wisconsin refinery explosion
Body found near Minnesota River identified
Minn. lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct at St. Paul apartment
WAPOA roundtable discussion to focus on AIS
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Run for the Lakes begins Friday
Boys golf: Patriots second, Tigers third at Crosswoods
Softball: Tigers smash Drakes in season opener - Team tops B-H/V to move to 2-0
Bear hunt applications available; deadline is Friday, May 4
Jeanne M. Hunt (Mahlum)
Geoffrey F. Gaertner
Genevieve Irene Hill
Wilma J. Long
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
Am I Getting Enough Protein?
3 Things for Better Health - April 22
Sugar affects your liver as well as your waistline
Grim's Grub: Words of warning: Don't eat these fun recipes
Grim's Tales: Wait ... did spring really just happen?
Letter to the editor: Thanks to all who helped with garage sale
Letter to the editor: Support step therapy legislation
Opinion: When Barbara Bush said 'Damn'
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: Here's a first quarter review
letters to the editor
Births: April 8, 2018
John and Clare Staulcup
Births - April 1, 2018
Births-March 22, 2018
April 23, 2018
Backus Legion donates to food shelves
March was Food Shelf Month, and Gene Gagnon, commander of the Backus American Legion, presented $3,000 to Cheri Westphal of the Hackensack Food...
April 23, 2018 - 8:00am
April 17, 2018
GLAR donates to food shelves, Boys and Girls Clubs
The Greater Lakes Association of Realtors Foundation donated $4,500 to area food shelves in Aitkin, Akeley, Brainerd/Baxter, Crosby, Crosslake, Emily, Garrison, Hackensack, Isle, Little Falls, Longville, Motley, Park Rapids, Nisswa/Pequot Lakes, PIerz, Pillager, Sebeka, Staples and...
April 17, 2018 - 7:30am
March 12, 2018
Commentary: Food insecurity in the lakes country?
Unfortunately, there are families, individuals, young adults and seniors in our own community who experience food insecurity. Food insecurity,...
March 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
March 5, 2018
Pine River-Backus Family Center lists upcoming events
March is Minnesota FoodShare Month. Watch for the many ways to support our local food shelf. • Food Shelf Fundraiser: A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Pine River Area Food Shelf will be held from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Pine River Legion Post 613. Various...
March 5, 2018 - 8:30am
March 3, 2018
FoodShare month drives donations to area food shelves
Minnesota FoodShare Month began Thursday, March 1. For area food shelves in Pequot Lakes, Pine River and Crosslake, March is an important time...
March 3, 2018 - 5:00am
February 25, 2018
Pine River Area Food Shelf seeks donations
"Ollie, Ollie, Oxen free" - here I come to find you. I loved playing hide-and-seek as a kid, but now I need everyone to come out of hiding. March is designated as Food Shelf Month. Last year our Pine River Area Food Shelf gave out 84,389 pounds of food to your neighbors who were hungry,...
February 25, 2018 - 3:30am
January 16, 2018
CLC hosts second year of Gleaning Program
In its second year, a program at Central Lakes College is putting needed fresh produce into the hands of community members. It's called the Gleaning Program. Here's how it works: The CLC Ag & Energy Center produces many different crops and produce, all while teaching students and...
January 16, 2018 - 6:30am
November 5, 2017
PR-B Family Center lists November events
The Pine River-Backus Family Center will be closed Monday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day; Thursday-Friday, Nov. 23-24, for Thanksgiving; and Monday-Monday, Dec. 25-Jan. 1, for the holidays. The food shelf will be open Nov. 10. • Radiothon to End Child Abuse: Auction items...
November 5, 2017 - 8:30am
November 1, 2017
Backus Lions to host holiday craft, bake sale
The Backus Lions offer a chance for people to get a jump on holiday shopping during its holiday craft and bake sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 4, at Backus City Hall. There will be many handcrafted items on sale as well as homemade baked goods. Raffle tickets will be available....
November 1, 2017 - 7:30am
Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings
The Pine River-Backus Family Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Following is a schedule of events: Pine River Area Food Shelf: Food shelf hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and 3:30-6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month...
October 1, 2017 - 7:30am
August 14, 2017
Pine River-Backus Family Center: Programs expand as needs arise
This article includes snippets from our first article about celebrating the Pine River-Backus Family Center's 20th anniversary. The family center's motto is "strengthening families & building a strong community." The Pine River-Backus Family Center provides numerous areas of programming....
August 14, 2017 - 4:30am
July 18, 2017
Local organizations receive Initiative Foundation grants
The Initiative Foundation and its Partner Funds announced that 120 grants totaling $660,720 were awarded during the second quarter of 2017. The grants support organizations and projects primarily in the 14-county region of central Minnesota. Grant recipients include the following...
July 18, 2017 - 7:00am
June 27, 2017
PR-B Family Center: Make a difference; donate to food shelf
Minnesota FoodShare, a program of the Minneapolis Council of Churches, has initiated a program called the Harvest Campaign. The Pine River Area...
June 27, 2017 - 6:00am
June 20, 2017
Backus Legion donates to Pine River food shelf
Submitted Photo Karen Bresnahan, of the Pine River Area Food Shelf, accepts a check for $5,000 from the Backus American Legion's charitable...
June 20, 2017 - 10:30am
April 23, 2017
Jenkins business drives to raise funds for food shelves - Pequot Tool donates $10,000
With March designated as FoodShare Month in Minnesota, many area businesses and organizations worked diligently to raise funds ands goods to...
April 23, 2017 - 5:00am