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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Lakes Shore holds road project open house
The Peanuts gang comes to Pequot Lakes Community Theater
Good Samaritan Society-Pine River receives deficiency-free survey
Hackensack American Legion Post 202, Auxiliary and SAL install officers
'You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown' Sidebar
Wittwer drives in 7 runs in Nisswa win
Inside the Outdoors: Last spring sport competition ends with a bang
Pete's Point: Lightning set for July 3 showdown vs. rival Rebels
Operation Dry Water targets boating and drinking
Pequot Lakes 12U Diamond Club team takes first
Mathilda "Mattie" Wimmer
Fred N. Balsley
Ronald "Cutter" Peterson
David V. Bisek
George P. Merz
Backus American Legion, Auxiliary install officers
Chef's Hat recipe: Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Chef's Hat recipe: Fried Chicken
Chef's Hat recipe: Sweet Tea
Chef's Hat: Sweet tea and other favorite foods for the Fourth
MMBA Home Show
Letters to the Editor: Brainerd fireworks damaging to the young
What does the Fourth of July really mean?
Letters to the Editor: Rotary clubs say thank you
Letters to the Editor: Loons, Jet Skis and spirits
Letters to the Editor: Good job, Nisswa City Council
letters to the editor
Births - Out of town
Births - July 2
May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015 - 2:37pm
May 11, 2015
Pages from the Past - May 7
60 years ago, May 7, 1955 (Headline) Smelt fry tonite in Armory at 5:30 Members of the Pine River American Legion Post will sponsor their annual smelt fry at the Armory Friday evening, May 7, tonight. 50 years ago, May 6, 1965 Mr. and Mrs.
May 11, 2015 - 2:42pm
Pine River: Council approves purchase, bond
During a special meeting Friday, May 1, the Pine River City Council approved a bonding project, as well as a bid for street repair and purchase of property, according to a summary by City Clerk Wanda Mongan. The property is owned by CEPCO Management, Inc., owners of the Pine River...
May 11, 2015 - 1:29pm
May 8, 2015
PR-B School District: School board reacts to principal resignation
The Pine River-Backus School Board held an emergency meeting Friday, May 1, to discuss replacement of resigning high school principal Trent Langemo. School Board Chair Lee Aimers questioned whether the meeting to discuss the subject qualified as an "emergency" meeting under an advisory...
May 8, 2015 - 3:29pm
Spike finds a new home south of Pine River
With the long-awaited development of the former Tom Thumb property on the corner of Highway 371 and Barclay Avenue in Pine River looming, Spike's...
news / business
May 8, 2015 - 10:47am
Good Samaritan Bowl breaks fundraising record
For the last 12 years, the lakes area community has taken to the lanes on the first Sunday and Monday in May to help raise awareness and funds...
May 8, 2015 - 10:33am
May 7, 2015
PR-B Community Education lists upcoming classes
Pine River-Backus Community Education offers the following upcoming classes: • Family Fairy Garden Fun: 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, high school Room 58. Fee: $20 per garden. Create a fun fairy garden with a child. Kids must be in third grade or older with a maximum of two kids...
news / education
May 7, 2015 - 2:22pm
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Good natured track rivalry
Pete interviews Pequot Lakes athlete of the week Chase Blaeser. Blaeser talks about a good natured rivalry with a fellow teammate.
May 7, 2015 - 1:54pm
April 24, 2015
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Softball & baseball off to great start
Both softball and baseball teams have started the spring season off great for Pine River-Backus and Pequot Lakes.
April 24, 2015 - 5:13pm
April 23, 2015
Pine River: Bids for street project come in low
The Pine River City Council continued discussion of street improvements adjacent to and adjoining Highway 371 after finding that bids for the project came in lower than anticipated. During the April 14 council meeting, the council reviewed six bids for a project to improve streets...
April 23, 2015 - 1:46pm
Pine River-Backus School Board: Directors request funds
Directors of various departments at Pine River-Backus School presented their departments' needs at the Monday, April 20, school board meeting. Their presentation followed committee reports, which included a report that indicated the finance committee is nearing its goal in cost reductions...
April 23, 2015 - 11:45am
April 21, 2015
Kukuk crowned Miss Pine River
Sky Kukuk, a Pine River-Backus (PR-B) High School junior, was crowned Miss Pine River 2015 on Saturday night, April 11. Taina Williams is First...
April 21, 2015 - 9:43am
April 15, 2015
'Addams Family' to be staged at PR-B
The annual Pine River-Backus (PR-B) High School musical performance brings one of the most dysfunctional, beloved families from television to...
lifestyles / entertainment
April 15, 2015 - 4:57pm
Lane closures on Highway 371 between Baxter, Pine River begin April 20
Motorists on Highway 371 between Baxter and Pine River will encounter lane closures, work crews and possible delays as segments of the road are intermittently reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, April 20. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset through April 30...
April 15, 2015 - 2:08pm
April 9, 2015
Sheley embraces outdoors, education
Dave Sheley, owner of the Corner Store in Backus, came to the area as a teenager and found out quickly that it was where he wanted to stay. "It...
lifestyles / faces
April 9, 2015 - 3:07pm