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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
SWCD announces winners of 6th annual photo contest
Autopsy: Former Minnesota police chief died from gunshot wound in hunting-related incident
Teen passenger dies in eastern Minnesota crash
Local solar nonprofit seeks to innovate energy assistance
Crosslake City Council agenda
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
Boxing: Gathering for former Wadena coach Wednesday, Nov. 14
PL 8th-graders win Pacesetter
Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
PL 7th-graders first in Paynesville
Robert Emerson Hassett
Pamela Kay Elling
Rockne D. Anderson
Carol Jean (Erickson) Kalmbacher
Kimberly Ann Nordby
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Card games: Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018
Living Savior to host parents' night out
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
Guest Opinion: Cass County Sheriff's Corner
Reader Opinion: Ready to Serve
The Last Windrow: Elected officials should run into this constituent
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
October 23, 2018
Life Center is Operation Christmas Child drop-off site
The Life Center at Riverview Church in Pine River is among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoe box gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week Nov. 12-19. The Life Center will collect shoe box gifts on the following days: • Monday,...
October 23, 2018 - 5:30am
October 20, 2018
Lessard-Sams council recommends local projects for funding
The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council in late September made its funding recommendations, in which 38 programs totaling nearly $118.4 million...
October 20, 2018 - 5:00am
October 19, 2018
Pages from the Past - Oct. 19, 2018
60 years ago, Oct. 17, 1958 (Headline) Warren Huffman and son bring first buffalo to Cass County 50 years ago, Oct. 18, 1968 (Photo) Sheep raisers all over the area have been complaining of the damage being done by predators, and many farmers have stopped raising sheep altogether....
October 19, 2018 - 3:30am
October 17, 2018
Baseball: PR-B's Dinnel section coach of year
Mike Dinnel of Pine River-Backus was named the 2018 Section 5-1A coach of the year by the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association....
October 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Cross-country: Tiger boys finish 6th at Henning
The Pine River-Backus Tigers finished in sixth for the boys and incomplete for the girls, with the top finishers of Mara Adams in 16th and Jacob Schnoor in 25th, at the Ottertail Central Invite Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Oakwood Golf Course. Adams crossed the line with a time of 24:08, while...
October 17, 2018 - 9:30am
Volleyball: PR-B second at Big Axe Tourney - 24-game win streak ends against Brainerd
Rylie Hirschey collected 119 set assists and Alyssa Semmler 51 kills as the Pine River-Backus volleyball team finished second at the Big Axe...
October 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Pine River firefighters to host chili feed, bean bag tournament
The Pine River Fire Department will host a chili feed and bean bag tournament fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 20. The feed and bean bag registration will begin at noon at the Pine River Fire Hall. Serving will continue until the chili pots are dry. The tournament will start at 1 p.m. Cost...
October 17, 2018 - 3:30am
October 13, 2018
Danecdotes: Team chemistry resulting in success for Tigers
With a 3-0 victory over Northome-Kelliher on Friday, Oct. 5, the Pine River-Backus volleyball team improved its overall record to 18-1. The team...
October 13, 2018 - 4:00am
October 12, 2018
Pages from the Past - Oct. 12, 2018
60 years ago, Oct. 10, 1958 (Headline) Pine River firemen run test on schools at Pine River, Mildred and Jenkins (Headline) Cass County has funds to retire indebtedness 50 years ago, Oct. 11, 1968 The dedication of the new school building at Backus will be celebrated with an open...
October 12, 2018 - 3:30am
October 10, 2018
Volleyball: Tigers win two more - streak now at 18 games
Alyssa Semmler slammed down 12 kills, and Rylie Hirschey recorded 32 set assists as Pine River-Backus defeated Kelliher-Northome 3-0 in a Northland Conference game Friday, Oct. 5. The Tigers, ranked sixth in Class 1A, won their 18th-straight match. Kelliher-Northome 11 7 7 Pine River-Backus...
October 10, 2018 - 11:30am
Cross-country: Tiger boys 7th at Ruttgers
Marcus Lukanen paced the team with a 20:27.2 5K time as the Pine River-Backus boys cross-country team finished seventh at the Crosby-Ironton Ranger Invite at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge Thursday, Oct. 4. Lukanen was followed by Louis Bueckers, who finished 43rd with a time of 20:57....
October 10, 2018 - 8:30am
October 5, 2018
Pages from the Past - Oct. 5, 2018
60 years ago, Oct. 3, 1958 (Headline) James Coffland is awarded Cass Bank scholarship (Advertisement) Registered parakeets from McDowell's Aviaries, the house of beautiful birds, free with the purchase of any television or other major appliance. 50 years ago, Oct. 4, 1968 Active consideration...
October 5, 2018 - 3:30am
October 3, 2018
Cross-Country: Adams, Lukanen pace PR-B runners
Mara Adams and Marcus Lukanen turned in the fastest times for the Pine River-Backus cross-country teams at the New York Mills Dual Meet on Thursday, Sept.27. Adams finished first overall with a time of 24:34. She was followed across the line by Anna Sechser in second and Lauren Penkhus...
October 3, 2018 - 3:30am
October 1, 2018
Wounded Warriors float the pine
Heroes from the Eagle's Healing Nest returned to the Pine River near Crosslake for a fourth year of a calming trip down the river. The Wounded...
October 1, 2018 - 8:00am
Pine River church to host lutefisk, meatball dinner Oct. 13
First Lutheran Church in Pine River will host its annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner from 3:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, or until the fish is gone. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat lutefisk, meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, rutabagas, coleslaw and a beverage. Tickets are $15...
October 1, 2018 - 5:30am