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Hockey players extinguish fire in dorms
Man accused of prostituting minor
Cass County hires economic development director
Optimum Cleaning relocates
Crosslake Legion Auxiliary to host Santa's Breakfast Saturday
Lohmiller chosen MVP for Patriots
Eskomos freeze Patriots in opener
North Stars split road games
Lightning skate to 7-1 win in opener
Daniel Bryan Locke
Wayne "Mort" Scott Morton
Russell Alan Johnson
Fundraiser raffle supports Faith in Action
Looking Back - Nov. 26, 2015
Card Games: Nov. 26, 2015
Calendar of Events-Nov. 26, 2015
Senior Menu: Nov. 30-Dec. 4
MMBA Home Show
Inside the Outdoors: Will my smartphone really make me smarter?
From the Left Hand Corner: Let's let them in
Thanks for donating
Last Windrow: No turkey on the farmhouse table
Pequot Library Column: Publication party for local writer's first novel slated Dec. 5
letters to the editor
Engagement Announced: Corin Gunderson and Lance Bragstad
BIrths-Nov. 26, 2015
60th Wedding: Pat and Arnie Heinrich
Wedding Announced: Nick and Janey Goodbrand
Births-Nov. 19, 2015
Pine River-Backus School Board
October 21, 2015
Pine River-Backus School Board: Business manager asks for student lunch applications
The Pine River-Backus (PR-B) School District business manager told the school board Monday, Oct. 19, that the recent switch to free lunch for all PR-B students has resulted in a reduction of lunch applications turned in to the school. Jolene Bengtson said that though students are...
News / education
October 21, 2015 - 2:34pm
October 19, 2015
Superintendent Bettino announces June resignation
Superintendent of the Pine River-Backus School District Catherine Bettino announced her resignation at the Oct. 19 school board meeting. “My...
News / education
October 19, 2015 - 7:30pm
Pine River-Backus School District: Aimers resigns school board seat to continue teaching
Lee Aimers served his last day on the Pine River-Backus School Board on Monday, Aug. 17, when he finished the regular meeting with an announcement...
August 19, 2015 - 10:33am
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
February 11, 2015
Pine River-Backus School District: Board discusses Title I
In the face of coming budget cuts, the Pine River-Backus School Board meeting Monday, Feb.
February 11, 2015 - 11:22am
January 14, 2015
Pine River-Backus School Board: Board member allowed to continue as substitute teacher
During the regular Pine River-Backus School Board meeting Monday, Jan. 12, board members reviewed a request to allow new school board member Lee Aimers permission to continue to act as a substitute teacher while serving on the board, following a state mandate limiting him to earning...
January 14, 2015 - 1:12pm
October 24, 2014
Pine River-Backus School Board: Board discusses impact of lowering levy
The Pine River-Backus School Board discussed alternative levy amounts Monday, Oct. 20. In keeping with tradition, the board approved the maximum preliminary levy of $1,571,483.17 in September. Monday, they discussed the possibility of lowering that levy before it is finalized in...
October 24, 2014 - 3:15pm
August 20, 2014
Pine River-Backus School Board contracts with Big Stone Therapies
The Pine River-Backus School Board approved an agreement for athletic training services with Big Stone Therapies Inc. Under the agreement with Big Stone Therapies (BST) Inc. the Pine River-Backus School athletics teams will have coverage for home varsity football games. BST will...
August 20, 2014 - 10:57am
July 30, 2014
Residents begin filing for local office
Filing for city, township, and school board positions officially opened in Minnesota on Tuesday, July 29. In the city of Crosslake, two residents have filed for mayor: the current mayor, Darrell Schneider, and Council Member Steve Roe. This means Crosslake will have at least one...
July 30, 2014 - 11:05am
June 23, 2014
Pine River-Backus School Board approves preliminary budget
The Pine River-Backus (PR-B) School Board approved a preliminary budget Monday, June 16, which the board had reviewed at a June 9 special meeting. Business Manager Jolene Bengtson said some of the most significant differences between the previous budget and the preliminary budget...
June 23, 2014 - 2:20pm