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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Nisswa Women's Club fashion show is May 26
House approves road and bridge plan
Cass County: Property valuation rises half a percent
Construction under way on portion of CSAH 16
Pequot Lakes: Council, county continue road turnback talks
Patriots face Upsala in Monday matchup
Patriots win boys' title, PL girls 2nd
Miska pitches Patriots past Pierz
Nisswa Lighting win opener
Neitzke, Patriots both place 2nd
Douglas J. Ripley, Jr.
Donald W. Ford
Ronald L. Boser
David L. Pierce
CLC nursing student receives scholarship
Rummage sale planned May 7-8 at Gloria Dei in Pequot Lakes
Pages from the Past - April 30
Looking Back - April 30
Faith, children motivate this mom
Letters to the Editor: Thanks for community support
Dan-ecdotes: The Nerd Awakens
From the Left Hand Corner: McCollum bill an exercise in futility
Letters to the Editor: 'Coalition' appreciation luncheon
Letters to the Editor: Looney Lutherans were great on Pequot Lakes stage
letters to the editor
Schmidt 80th birthday
Births - April 26
Births - April 9
St. Marie 50th anniversary
April 24, 2015
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Softball & baseball off to great start
Both softball and baseball teams have started the spring season off great for Pine River-Backus and Pequot Lakes.
April 24, 2015 - 5:13pm
April 23, 2015
Pine River: Bids for street project come in low
The Pine River City Council continued discussion of street improvements adjacent to and adjoining Highway 371 after finding that bids for the project came in lower than anticipated. During the April 14 council meeting, the council reviewed six bids for a project to improve streets...
April 23, 2015 - 1:46pm
Pine River-Backus School Board: Directors request funds
Directors of various departments at Pine River-Backus School presented their departments' needs at the Monday, April 20, school board meeting. Their presentation followed committee reports, which included a report that indicated the finance committee is nearing its goal in cost reductions...
April 23, 2015 - 11:45am
April 21, 2015
Kukuk crowned Miss Pine River
Sky Kukuk, a Pine River-Backus (PR-B) High School junior, was crowned Miss Pine River 2015 on Saturday night, April 11. Taina Williams is First Princess; Stephanie DeGrote is Second Princess; and Catherine Stagnaro was voted Miss Congeniality. Kukuk won a $1,000 scholarship; Williams,...
April 21, 2015 - 9:43am
April 15, 2015
'Addams Family' to be staged at PR-B
The annual Pine River-Backus (PR-B) High School musical performance brings one of the most dysfunctional, beloved families from television to the lakes area with "The Addams Family: A New Musical," written by Andrew Lippa. The play, directed by PR-B' drama director Jennifer Anderson,...
lifestyles / entertainment
April 15, 2015 - 4:57pm
Lane closures on Highway 371 between Baxter, Pine River begin April 20
Motorists on Highway 371 between Baxter and Pine River will encounter lane closures, work crews and possible delays as segments of the road are intermittently reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, April 20. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset through April 30...
April 15, 2015 - 2:08pm
April 9, 2015
Sheley embraces outdoors, education
Dave Sheley, owner of the Corner Store in Backus, came to the area as a teenager and found out quickly that it was where he wanted to stay. "It is a great place to live, and a great place to raise your kids," Sheley said. "I moved up from Illinois and loved it here, so graduated...
lifestyles / faces
April 9, 2015 - 3:07pm
April 8, 2015
Pine River: Council discusses road improvement plan
The Pine River City Council agreed to apply for street reconstruction bonds to replace approximately one-sixth of the city's streets during a public hearing Tuesday, March 31. This project is part of a larger plan to reconstruct and maintain the city's streets in six separate projects...
April 8, 2015 - 1:30pm
Pine RIver-Backus: Community Education classes listed
Pine River-Backus (PR-B) Community Education offers the following upcoming classes: • Sunergy: for grades 2-4, 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, April 21 and 28. Fee: $10. April 21, participants will explore the sun and humans, and how we use the sun. The class will overview basic energy, explore...
news / education
April 8, 2015 - 11:21am
March 29, 2015
Small plane crashes near Pine River
PINE RIVER - Two people died after a small passenger plane crashed in a field south of the Pine River Regional Airport Friday night, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said on Sunday the pilot, John Witt, 43, and his passenger,...
March 29, 2015 - 7:20pm
March 28, 2015
PR-B Boy Scouts visit State Capitol
Six Boy Scouts and three leaders from Pine River-Backus Boy Scout Troop #73 made a day trip to St. Paul to visit the State Capitol to work on requirements for the Citizenship in the Nation merit badge. They took part in a 45-minute tour through parts of the State Capitol, including...
March 28, 2015 - 4:11pm
March 19, 2015
Teams forming for Good Samaritan Bowl XII
Good Samaritan Bowl XII will take place Sunday and Monday, May 3-4, at Jack's House in Brainerd and Monday, May 4, at Community Bowl in Pine River. Hundreds of bowlers are raising pledges to benefit local Good Samaritan Society care centers and hospice program. Gather a team; there...
March 19, 2015 - 10:54am
March 18, 2015
Pine River: Council considers bonding for street project
The Pine River City Council on Tuesday, March 10, scheduled a public meeting to discuss a bonding project to pay for a 10-block street and utility replacement project. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at city hall. David Drown of David Drown and Associates met with...
March 18, 2015 - 2:47pm
March 9, 2015
Winter Sports Preview 2014
The Winter Sports Preview 2014 online e-edition.
March 9, 2015 - 12:30pm
March 5, 2015
Junior varsity speech teams compete in Pequot Lakes
The Pine River-Backus junior varsity speech team competed at Pequot Lakes on Monday, Feb. 23. Competing in Duo were Nikita Van Heerden and Hannah Nordlund, who won a white ribbon, and Hunter Rice and Kade Schneider. Jessie Boyles, Katie Hanneken and Trevor Birr competed in Humorous. Jarod...
news / education
March 5, 2015 - 2:14pm