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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
MnDOT asks Nisswa to vote on 20 ft. noise barrier for downtown
Nisswa: Business owner shares concerns about possible railing during repairs
PR-B to host Kindergarten Roundup April 23
Pequot Lakes: School district looks into CEO Program
Toastmasters club to host Guest Night on Thursday in Pequot Lakes
Pete's Point: Spring training remains popular in Florida
Felthous chosen team, conference MVP
Pequot Lakes' 8th graders 1-2 at Rogers
Pequot Lakes: Borleis, Struss honored
Pequot Lakes: Wiebolt chosen Patriots' MVP
Mark Alan Johnson
Cyril M. Nix
Leon "Tex" Hoemberg
Figure skaters go Into the Wild
Chef's Hat recipe: Rainbow Spring Salad
Chef's Hat recipe: Asparagus Strawberry Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
Chef's Hat recipe: Fresh Apple Salad with Grilled Chicken and Crumbled Cheddar
Chef's Hat: Those super salads
Dan-ecdotes: The highs and lows of owning a cat, continued
Letters to the Editor: Corporate greed or malfeasance or both?
Letters to the Editor:Teacher tenure
Letters to the Editor: A look at our problems
Letters to the Editor: Cass Sheriff's Department thanked
letters to the editor
Weiss 90th birthday
Births - March 19
Births - March 5
Births - February 26
Pine River-Backus School Board
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