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Explosion destroys home in Chokio
Naked body found on golf course in Fertile
Mailbox explosions spark grass fires
Moorhead man found outside Fargo bar dies
Small plane crashes near Pine River
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
Emma Jane Hoffman
Robert "Gene" E. Harris
Russell Hampson Sr.
Victoria V. (Blacketer) Pettis
Frederick Charles Wiltse
In Our Prime - March 2015
PR-B Boy Scout Troop #73 to host pancake breakfast Sunday
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
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
February 11, 2015
Candidates ready for PR-B Snodaze celebration
Pine River-Backus High School students selected seniors Tyler Besteg, Sam Raph, Logan Bauman, Megan Porta, Lucas McCoy, Grace Peterson, Sam Pelkey, Francesca Riccardi, Shawn Brandon and Makarah Grimmer as Sno Daze candidates. Here they are dressed up for the Disney character theme...
February 11, 2015 - 4:46pm
Tiger Talk: PRB-ALC program is a treasure
One size does not fit all, especially in education. Our community is fortunate to have an alternative - the Pine River-Backus Area Learning...
news / education
February 11, 2015 - 3:43pm
Pine River-Backus junior high honor roll students listed
The following students were named to the Pine River-Backus junior high school honor roll for second quarter: A honor roll 8th grade: Torry Hirshey, Shayna Moore, Baley Wynn, Alexandra Hoopman, Emma Templeton, Christian Reedy, Shontario Stewart, Joseph Merritt, Suzanne Redding, Lilian...
news / education
February 11, 2015 - 3:36pm
Pine River-Backus High School honor roll
The following students were named to the second-quarter Pine River-Backus High School honor roll: A honor roll 12th grade Danielle Butcher, Olivia Davidson, Stephanie DeGrote, Megan Felthouse, Kendra Findley, Nicholas Gravdahl, Makarah Grimmer, Jessica Hanneken, Henry Krecklau,...
news / education
February 11, 2015 - 3:29pm
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
February 9, 2015
In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Interview with two exchange students
Pete interviews two exchange students who have scored their first points on the Pequot Lakes girls basketball team. They are Gina Garai of Hungary and Kristyna "Kiki" Vorlova of Czech Republic. Neither had ever played basketball before.
February 9, 2015 - 4:50pm
February 5, 2015
Coffee house at The Warehouse Valentine's Day set Feb. 14
Come listen to local musicians play a variety of music for Valentine's Day at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at The Warehouse in Pine River. The event is free. Coffee will be served.
lifestyles / entertainment
February 5, 2015 - 2:20pm
February 4, 2015
Pine River-Backus Family Center events
The Pine River-Backus (PR-B) Family Center will be closed Monday, Feb. 16, in observation of Presidents Day. Following are family center happenings for February: • Pine River Area Food Shelf in new location: The food shelf Is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and...
February 4, 2015 - 12:49pm
Panel to discuss local food quality at Back to Basics event
The Happy Dancing Turtle Back to Basics convention will take place Saturday, Feb. 7, at Pine River-Backus School, featuring a number of speakers, vendors and workshops. Among them is a panel called "Developing a Healthy Food System for Pine River & Beyond," which will feature a lengthy...
February 4, 2015 - 12:48pm
Pine River: Former Journal building home to familiar store
The former Pine River Journal building has a new lease on life with the opening of Dar-BB's Lotsa Stuff Bargains Store, a business that just can't stay put. Local resident Daryl Rudquist (former Dad's Ellwell Store) bought the former newspaper office building at auction last May,...
news / business
February 4, 2015 - 12:43pm
February 2, 2015
Browser: The case of the forgotten photo
My dear friends and neighbors, You may have noticed that in last week's column I referenced a photo that wasn't published. Ooops! It seems the...
February 2, 2015 - 4:12pm
January 22, 2015
PR-B School to host Wellness Fair on Feb. 2
Pine River-Backus School will have its Wellness Fair from5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, during the boys' basketball games with Pequot Lakes.
news / education
January 22, 2015 - 2:48pm
Klocke receives Lion of the Year Award in Pine River
The Pine River Lions Club awarded Al Klocke the Lion of the Year Award for 2014 at a recent meeting. Klocke has served the club for many years and has worked or chaired many committees, including the food booth at the Cass County Fair and the Lakes Bluegrass Festival. Klocke...
January 22, 2015 - 2:22pm
Food shelf, family center helped many in Pine River area in 2014
Have you mastered the art of writing 2015 (instead of 2014) yet? I’m still sharing the greeting “Happy New Year” to people I’m seeing for the first time this year. I consider it a way of sharing hope that good things will come to be and joy will prevail. It is turning...
January 22, 2015 - 1:52pm
What’s Up at The Warehouse - January 22
Week of Jan. 22-29 Hours: The Warehouse in Pine River is open to students in 5th-12th grades from 3-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Jan. 22-23, and Monday-Thursday, Jan. 26-29. Hang out and enjoy the gym, computer lab, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Wii, board games, air hockey, foosball,...
January 22, 2015 - 1:49pm