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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
The regional roundup: News from around the lakes area
Crow Wing County: Board explores craft distillery regs
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
Street signs appear at Twin Cities intersections warning people that police ‘startle easily’
Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
Danecdotes: Wait, are the Timberwolves actually good?
Golf Results - July 22, 2017
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Rebels rock Lightning 10-0 - Nisswa wins over Aitkin by forfeit
Deloris Elaine "Micky" Coffel
Virgil P. Lemire
Chef's Hat: With a cherry on top
Card games - July 23
Reminders: July 21, 2017
Sam Miltich and Clearwater Hot Club to perform in Longville
Tickets for LAMF cabaret evening discounted before July 24
Mayor's Notebook: A transitional period for Crosslake
The Last Windrow: A lesson in advertising
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
From the Lefthand Corner: How secure is Social Security?
The Cracker Barrel: Lost in translation
letters to the editor
Larrie & Mouse Norris
Births: July 18, 2017
Hans and Sharon Engman
Births-June 15, 2017
June 18, 2017
Pine River, Cass EDC partner on utilization of funds
The city of Pine River has engaged the Cass County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) to serve as the Lending Development Organization...
June 18, 2017 - 7:00am
June 17, 2017
Pine River Duck Races start June 23
Pine River Duck Races will begin the racing season Friday, June 23, at the Pine River Dam in Pine River. The races are co-sponsored and used as fundraisers by the Pine River Chamber of Commerce and the Riverview Church Youth Group. Races are run each Friday through Aug. 18 with registration...
June 17, 2017 - 9:30am
June 16, 2017
Father's Day breakfast offered at Pine River church
Pine River United Methodist Church will host a Father's Day breakfast from 8:45-9:45 a.m. Sunday, June 18, followed by an inspirational service delivered by Minnesota Adult/Teen Challenge, which focuses on freedom from addiction.
June 16, 2017 - 8:30am
Pine River-Backus High School: Construction project begins
Renovation of the Pine River-Backus High School entryway and office space has begun. Visible from the outside is the exterior component of the...
June 16, 2017 - 5:00am
June 15, 2017
Pages from the Past - June 15, 2017
60 years ago, June 18, 1957 (Headline) Fishing contest entries for the week Black bass - 3 lb., 13 oz. ... Largemouth bass - 5 lbs., 5 oz. 50 years ago, June 16, 1967 (Headline) National Root Beer Week to be observed here June 18-24 In celebration of National Root Beer Week, June...
June 15, 2017 - 8:30am
June 14, 2017
For some, Take A Kid Fishing event is first trip on boat
The Pine River Lions Club had its annual Take A Kid Fishing event Wednesday, May 31, with mixed results for the young anglers. The event, which...
June 14, 2017 - 10:00am
June 12, 2017
Pages from the Past - June 8, 2017
60 years ago, June 14, 1957 (Headline) Emily woman loses toes in mower accident Friday of last week (Advertisement) Free root beer, Monday from 2 till 4 at the A&W stand 50 years ago, June 2, 1967 (Headline) Fire Hall site is purchased at Crosslake Village officials announced today...
June 12, 2017 - 9:30am
June 8, 2017
Pine River Bakery in sweet spot: Contest puts it among top 10 in nation
The Pine River Bakery has long been a topic of pride for the community, but it might surprise some that it is not only the top bakery in the state, according to the first-ever Sweetest Bakery in America Contest, but it is within the top 10 in the nation.
June 8, 2017 - 10:30am
Maple Hill Church to host brat sale at Supervalu
Maple Hill Lutheran Church, rural Pine River, will hold its annual brat sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 9-10, at Pequot Lakes Supervalu on Highway 371 South. Proceeds will be used toward the church elevator upgrade.
June 8, 2017 - 9:30am
June 7, 2017
Tigers boys take 2nd at sections - Brasel, Raph earn state meet bids
Nate Brasel and Brady Raph of the Pine River-Backus boys golf team each earned a trip to the Class 1A state tournament following the Section...
June 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
Tigers' season ends against Braham
The Pine River-Backus Tigers softball team suffered a rough loss 4-11 to the Braham Bombers in the fourth round of playoffs on Tuesday, May 30,...
June 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
June 6, 2017
Crow Wing Paddlers to do moonlight paddle
The Crow Wing Paddlers Club will do its first moonlight paddle Friday, June 9, weather permitting. Kayakers will hit the water on Clear Lake and Grass Lake for one to three hours. This paddle is considered to be easy. Another paddle will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, from Pine River...
June 6, 2017 - 8:30am
June 5, 2017
Prime Electric joins Pine River Chamber
Dan Andrus (center) owns the south office of Prime Electric, LLC, which joined the Pine River Chamber of Commerce. The company also has an office...
June 5, 2017 - 8:30am
Stone Woman Herbals under new ownership
Stone Woman Herbals has new owners, which are Julie, Kayla and Samantha Rono and Halli Knutson. Back row from left are Pine River Chamber Board...
June 5, 2017 - 7:00am
June 4, 2017
Pine River, Cass County Economic Development Corporation prepare for growth
The City of Pine River has engaged the Cass County Economic Development Corporation to serve as the Lending Development Organization for the...
June 4, 2017 - 5:00am