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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Victim in Pine River vehicle fatality identified
Annual Pink Tie Party planned Oct. 5
Target raises minimum hourly wage to $11, pledges $15 by end of 2020
Applicants sought for Touchstone Energy award
Backus: Clerk saves city $3,600 in services
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Shipley: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
Lynx rally after awful start but lose 85-84 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
Susan L. Mongan
Florence Louise LeBlanc
Daisy Cecelia Grams
Fabulous Armadillos to play Eagles tribute show
Card games: Sept. 24, 2017
Finnish theater company to perform in Brainerd
Senior Menus: Sept. 25-29, 2017
Ballet comes to Brainerd
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
The Last Windrow: Twins season forecast falls flat
Cheesehead Chatter: Faith in humanity restored
As I See It: Inspiration
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
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
April 11, 2017
Donation jump starts Ideal Township emergency preparedness
Ideal Community Service Organization donated $10,000 to Ideal Township on March 13 for the purchase and installation of an auxiliary generator....
April 11, 2017 - 4:05am
April 9, 2017
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 are April happenings: • Pine River Area Food Shelf: The food shelf is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m Tuesdays and Fridays, and 3:30-6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...
April 9, 2017 - 6:15am
March 18, 2017
Food shelves seek donations - Growing need among families, seniors
It is that time of year where donations to Minnesota food shelves determine contributions from Minnesota FoodShare for the rest of the year....
March 18, 2017 - 6:30am
March 4, 2017
Emily Area Food Shelf seeks donations for FoodShare month
March is Minnesota FoodShare month and the Emily Area Food Shelf's fundraising campaign to help raise money to help the food shelf's operation. This past year, the food shelf saw a total of 646 visits to the food shelf seeking help to feed families. Many families seeking help have...
March 4, 2017 - 7:52pm
January 29, 2017
Dancers collect items for food shelf
Submitted photo Mid State Conference dancers and their fans collected 229 items and $48 for the Lakes Area Food Shelf on Friday night. The food...
January 29, 2017 - 9:28pm
January 9, 2017
PR-B Family Center lists January events
Following are Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings for January. The Pine River-Backus Family Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. • Christmas for Kids: Thank you again to the community for ongoing donations to the Christmas for...
January 9, 2017 - 1:08am
December 15, 2016
PR-B Family Center 20th anniversary: Looking to the future
Mahatma Gandhi said: "The future depends on what we do in the present." As 2016 comes to a close, we tend to look at our accomplishments and where we want to go in the future. Individually we reflect on what we have done and how we effectively change the world around us. Personally,...
December 15, 2016 - 10:01am
December 14, 2016
East Grand Forks residents can give food to pay off parking tickets
EAST GRAND FORKS - East Grand Forks residents with unpaid parking tickets may need to restock their pantries this month. Throughout the month of December those who receive a calendar parking or snow emergency parking ticket may donate five non-perishable food items to the East Grand...
December 14, 2016 - 12:37pm
November 4, 2016
Gloria Dei youth give to local food shelf
After spending the summer selling brats in the city park, youth members at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes presented Lakes Area Food...
November 4, 2016 - 8:41am
October 19, 2016
188 gallons of milk donated during Pine River Family Market milk drive
Pine River Family Market hosted a milk drive for the Pine River Area Food Shelf in September, and 188 gallons of milk were donated to the food...
October 19, 2016 - 1:05pm