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[KLICK] Lakes Jam 2015
[KLICK] 2015 Pine River Summerfest Parade
[KLICK] 2015 Pine River Summerfest Parade - Floats
[KLICK] Cass County Fair 2015
[VIDEO] Open house success at Echo Journal in Pequot Lakes
Three teams win during Pink Links event
Pete's Point: Area baseball teams in full swing
Cuyuna mountain bike trail receives additional funding
BASEBALL: Mesenbrink MVP for Patriots
SOFTBALL: Miska chosen MVP for Patriots
Geraldine Mattson Belseth
Kenneth C. Toso
Margaret "Maggie" Crocker
Nathan j Ridl
Rain stops in time for Pequot Lakes Pet Parade
Faith: Deep cries out to deep
Renegade Chef recipe: Beer-Can Chicken
Renegade Chef: With apologies to my aunt
Essentia Health takes on deadly sepsis
MMBA Home Show
From the Left Hand Corner: Health care costs are grossly excessive
Cracker Barrel: The No S Diet
Grim's Tales: Weddings are to guests like peanuts are to lab monkeys
The Last Windrow: Small-town festivals have big hearts
Guest Editorial: Special session not so 'special' this time
letters to the editor
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 15, 2015
[VIDEO] Lightning off to spectacular start
Pete talks with Tyler Wittwer, a Nisswa Lightning baseball player and coach in the Nisswa Lightninig Baseball Camp Youth Camp.
June 15, 2015 - 11:38am
June 12, 2015
Pine River Guide 2015
The Pine River Guide 2015 online e-edition. CLICK HERE!
June 12, 2015 - 11:54am
June 11, 2015
Pine River Watershed Alliance to host meetings
The Pine River Watershed Alliance (PRWA) will have a two-part annual meeting, with the business meeting from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at the Ideal Community Center. Presentations on agroforestry then will be given from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, at The Warehouse in Pine River. Agroforestry...
June 11, 2015 - 10:51am
Pine River Summerfest Medallion Hunt to begin Monday
The Summerfest Medallion Hunt will begin Monday, June 15, in Pine River. Daily clues will be posted on the Chamber's Facebook page as well as the Pine River Information Center's door. The medallion will be hidden within the city limits of Pine River on public ground. No digging...
June 11, 2015 - 10:50am
June 10, 2015
Pine River gets a face-lift
For years, Pine River has had several closed businesses on one of its most visible corners. Soon the southern corner of Highway 371 and Barclay...
news / business
June 10, 2015 - 2:42pm
May 29, 2015
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers - Girls' golf defends section championship
As the spring season comes to an end, some sports teams advance and others finish out their season.
May 29, 2015 - 5:11pm
May 28, 2015
Memorial Day 2015: Communities remember those who served
Despite Monday's constant stream of rain, Memorial Day services were held in lakes area communities to honor those who died serving their country....
May 28, 2015 - 3:10pm
May 22, 2015
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Trapshooting grows in popularity
Pete talks with the head coach of the Pequot Lakes trapshooting team.
May 22, 2015 - 4:56pm
Area organizations receive Initiative Foundation funds
The Initiative Foundation, Little Falls, announced it awarded 56 grants totaling more than $253,000 during the first quarter of 2015. The grants support organizations and projects in the 14-county region of central Minnesota. Additional grants totaling more than $458,000 were awarded...
May 22, 2015 - 2:44pm
May 21, 2015
PR-B School District: Board reviews revised budget
The Pine River-Backus School Board used its Monday, May 18, regular meeting to review the district's 2014-15 revised budget, among other items. Under the review, guided by the district's business manager, Jolene Bengtson, the board found that the revised budget differed from the...
news / education
May 21, 2015 - 11:33am
Pine River: Council considers opening first response to non-firefighters
During the Tuesday, May 12, Pine River City Council meeting, Pine River Fire Chief Kevin Kleiner said the city might consider opening its first response team to the general public. The Pine River Fire Department currently manages first response calls in the fire district, but Kleiner...
May 21, 2015 - 11:32am
May 15, 2015
Pine River: Chamber honors Lynn Hunt
Lynn Hunt said she and her husband, Paul, have embraced Pine River as their home since moving there in 2004-05, and their goal is to continue...
May 15, 2015 - 2:11pm
Hankie History is topic of program at Pine River church
Hankie History is the topic of a program at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, at First Lutheran Church in Pine River. Bring a favorite hankie and attend the evening dedicated to the dainty and useful hankie. This is a First Lutheran community event. All women are invited to attend. The...
May 15, 2015 - 11:41am
May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015 - 2:37pm