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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
New Casey's General Store
Snowfall accumulation misses mark in Brainerd lakes area
Pequot Lakes School: Board adds clay target to sanctioned sports
Authorities find body of missing pregnant woman
Pequot Lakes: Speech takes second in Underwood
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Larry D. Johnson
Donna Rae Wood
Margaret Mary Baxter
Margaret A. (Ecklund) Nacey
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Card games: Feb. 17, 2018
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
January 7, 2018
Browser Column: Pine River Library rings in new year with winter reading program
Friends and neighbors, It is the beginning of a new year, and all of us may start fresh. The adult human winter reading program commenced Jan. 2. "Snow time to read" runs from now until March 31. For the uninitiated, this means that you pick up a pre-printed empty reading list and...
January 7, 2018 - 5:30am
Faces: Smith stays active in PR-B community
Ashley Smith is usually not too hard to find. Usually she is working - often on a volunteer basis - to improve the lives of the youth of Pine...
January 7, 2018 - 4:00am
January 3, 2018
Girls basketball: Tigers 3rd at Mt. Iron-Buhl
Alyssa Semmler recorded 25 points and 11 rebounds - earning a spot on the all-tournament team - to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers girls basketball team to a 56-47 victory over the Cromwell Cardinals in the third-place game of the Mountain Iron-Buhl Tournament Thursday, Dec. 28....
January 3, 2018 - 12:30pm
January 1, 2018
Pine River cribbage tournament to start Jan. 9
The 41st annual Pine River cribbage tournament will start at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Pine River American Legion. The tournament will run...
January 1, 2018 - 3:30am
December 30, 2017
Charity saved Christmas; mercy could save the new year
When it rains, it pours, and if it weren't for outside help, the Bowen family in Pine River would have had no Christmas. Even now, they are working...
December 30, 2017 - 8:00am
December 29, 2017
Looking Back - Dec. 29, 2017
40 years ago - Dec. 29, 1977 The Nisswa Mrs. Jaycees will award the first baby born in 1978 a $5 gift certificate, and the lucky parents a dinner for two at Bar Harbor with free babysitting for the evening. Residents of the Nisswa area are eligible. (Headline) Crow Wing Commissioners...
December 29, 2017 - 3:30am
December 28, 2017
Girls basketball: Tigers lose championship game - Rainwater makes all-tournament team
Gabby Rainwater tossed in 15 points and Alyssa Semmler added 10 for the Pine River-Backus Tigers who lost 61-41 to the Royalton Royals in the...
December 28, 2017 - 6:00am
Boys basketball: Tigers take third at Fornshell - Ackerman earns all-tournament honors
Nick Ackerman registered 23 points to earn all-tournament honors and lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 65-33 victory over Isle in the third-place...
December 28, 2017 - 4:00am
Pages from the Past - Dec. 28, 2017
60 years ago, Dec. 27, 1957 Editor's note: Many of our local young people are serving in various parts of the world with our Armed Forces, and were their addresses known, they would quite likely receive a few extra letters. If you have an address you would like others to know, please...
December 28, 2017 - 3:30am
December 25, 2017
Pine River: Council seeks preliminary design to replace dam
After years of discussing replacement of the obsolete Pine River Dam, the Pine River City Council agreed to seek a preliminary design for a rock...
December 25, 2017 - 10:00am
December 24, 2017
The Regional Report: Hiring of Jesse Smith stalls in Deerwood; Mille Lacs County hires attorneys
CASS LAKE Two students from Cass Lake-Bena High School were selected to serve on the Minnesota/Mnisota Tribal Youth Gathering Committee, the...
December 24, 2017 - 5:00am
December 21, 2017
Pages from the Past - Dec. 21, 2017
60 years ago, Dec. 13, 1957 Friday and Saturday of this week "Norge" Open House will be held at the Ruigh Refrigeration firm, to show the new line of Norge appliances and equipment. (Headline) Free Christmas party for area children at Marlow Tuesday 50 years ago, Dec. 15, 1967 The...
December 21, 2017 - 3:30am
December 20, 2017
Boys Basketball: Tigers win two of three
Nick Ackerman averaged 22.3 points across three games as the Pine River-Backus Tiger boys basketball team picked up two victories in three attempts...
December 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Girls basketball: Tigers trounce Eagles - Wynn celebrates 1,000th point
Bailey Wynn had an extra reason to celebrate, scoring her 1,000th career point in a 89-22 victory over the Northland Eagle on Friday, Dec. 15....
December 20, 2017 - 7:00am
December 18, 2017
Christmas for Kids donations on par with demands
Thanks to local Christmas for Kids programs, children who might not otherwise get holiday gifts can have a merry Christmas. For more than 30 years, volunteers with the Christmas for Kids nonprofit program have gathered donations and gone shopping to fulfill the Christmas wish lists...
December 18, 2017 - 5:30am