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Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
North Dakota, Minnesota bankruptcies (Feb. 25)
Army Corps updates camping reservation policy
Ruud appointed to Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
Pequot Lakes Community Carnival to offer fun for all ages, Volunteers still needed
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Stone 8th in state meet - McGuire 46th in Biwabik
Wolverines play hard in first home game in 27 years
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
Eloise Kay Jans
Grim's Grub: Pout about it
Reminders-Feb. 23, 2017
Calendar of Events-Feb. 24, 2017
Card games: Feb. 23, 2017
Pages from the Past - Feb. 23, 2017
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Faith: Look beneath the surface for what is buried
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Letter to the editor: Bartella family thanks community
letters to the editor
Wedding Announced: Denny (DJ) Pink and Martha Worms
65th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Kathy O'Brien
90th Birthday: Rachel Wing
95th Birthday: Ralph Yeager
4 Generations: Jensen, Stanwood, Nelson
January 12, 2017
Road Crew splits dual meets
Seventh-grader Connor Tulenchik improved to 12-2 on the season with two more wins as the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team split dual meets at the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Prairie Valley Triangular Thursday, Jan. 5. The Road Crew topped Osakis 46-18 before falling...
January 12, 2017 - 12:52am
Pages from the Past - Jan. 12, 2017
60 years ago, Jan. 11, 1957 Hoodlums Saturday night between the hours of 10 and 11 o'clock wrecked the lighting system at the Skating Pond, for no apparent reason, other than a wish to destroy something that afforded pleasure to many of the children of the Pine River community. Braided...
January 12, 2017 - 12:48am
January 11, 2017
PR-B girls undefeated in conference: Tigers 2-0 off winter break
PR-B 87, Browerville 59 Alyssa Semmler led all scorers with 31 points as the Pine River-Backus Tigers easily defeated the Browerville Tigers...
January 11, 2017 - 1:59pm
January 10, 2017
Tiger boys lose two
The Pine River-Backus Tigers boys basketball team saw their record fall to 5-5 last week after losing to Nevis 74-47 on Friday, Jan. 6, and Browerville-Eagle...
January 10, 2017 - 11:25pm
January 9, 2017
PR-B Family Center lists January events
Following are Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings for January. The Pine River-Backus Family Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. • Christmas for Kids: Thank you again to the community for ongoing donations to the Christmas for...
January 9, 2017 - 1:08am
January 6, 2017
Pine River: New building official will enforce state laws
Scott Sadusky, owner of Cities to Lakes Inspections in Merrifield, recently took over as Pine River's city building official. He introduced himself...
January 6, 2017 - 11:32pm
January 5, 2017
Pine River ice rink is vacation destination
With school out and temperatures below freezing last week, it was no wonder students and families could be seen at the Pine River ice rink, gliding...
January 5, 2017 - 11:11pm
Making the Grade: Jan. 5, 2017
University of Minnesota-Morris The following local students received scholarships from the University of Minnesota-Morris for the 2016-17 school year. Sam Guida, of Nisswa, received the Morris Liberal Arts Scholarship, which is made possible through the generosity of faculty, staff,...
January 5, 2017 - 11:09pm
Under the snow: Nice ice
Travis Grimler/Echo Journal After the area received holiday snow, Pine River Public Works Director Mike Hansen clears the city ice rink Tuesday,...
January 5, 2017 - 10:55pm
January 4, 2017
Pages from the Past - Jan 5, 2017
60 years ago, Jan. 4, 1957 Every year the Minnesota game and fish division receives letters from ice fishermen who report seeing black spots and yellow grubs. One might think a change to a lighter beverage was in order, but actually these fishermen are quite sober and have their mouths...
January 4, 2017 - 2:50pm
January 2, 2017
Crow Wing Energized to offer lifestyle change classes
Crow Wing Energized is offering several lifestyle change classes at various times and locations throughout Crow Wing County beginning the week of Jan. 9. The year-long program helps participants make real lifestyle changes such as eating healthier, including physical activity in their...
January 2, 2017 - 10:15am
December 29, 2016
Pine River: Details of new Essentia Health clinic location discussed
Bill Palmer, clinic administrator for Essentia Health, revealed preliminary plans for the new location of the clinic in Pine River during a Dec. 20 meeting of the Pine River Chamber of Commerce. Five years ago, Essentia Health had its Pine River Clinic renovated to make patient rooms...
December 29, 2016 - 11:11pm
Cass County Faith in Action seeks volunteers
In this season of peace, joy and giving, gathering with friends and family is an important tradition. Although spread across Cass County, the...
December 29, 2016 - 11:08pm
December 28, 2016
Pine River cribbage tournament to start Jan. 10
The 40th annual Pine River cribbage tournament will start at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Pine River American Legion. The tournament will run for eight weeks on Tuesdays with a banquet at the end. Cost is $16. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Nancy Stiller at 218-568-5980....
December 28, 2016 - 10:34pm
Pages from the Past - Dec. 29, 2016
60 years ago, Dec. 28, 1956 For the six weeks prior to Christmas, Bradfield's "V" store in conjunction with the other stores affiliated with the "V" store organizations sponsored a contest and prize drawing. 50 years ago, Dec. 30, 1966 (Headline) Otto Griffin killed Monday when fire...
December 28, 2016 - 10:31pm