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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Seasonal crack sealing continues this week
Registration ends June 1 for youth theater camp
Area teachers honored as Educators of Excellence
Lakes Area Interfaith Caregivers welcomes board members
The Regional Report: Randall eliminates police dept.; Walker community center in financial trouble
Area Female Athlete: No hurdle too high for Pequot's Hubbard
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Funding available for woodland management
Amateur Baseball: Victory League
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Howard Anthony Michels
Vernon Wayne Warner
Senior Menus: May 28-June 1, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's avocado time, and they're packed with nutrients
Make Memorial Day memorable, not fatal
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
Letter to the Editor: Response to Abler's 'hundred million miracles'
The Cracker Barrel: Secrets from down under
The Last Windrow: Happy his running days are over
From the Lefthand Corner: Guns are getting into the wrong hands
Letter to the Editor: Good job, Rep. Poston
letters to the editor
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: May 26, 2018
Births - May 20, 2018
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
April 25, 2018
Boys golf: Patriots second, Tigers third at Crosswoods
John Marchwick led the Patriots to a second-place finish and Brady Raph led the third-place Tigers at the Crosswoods Spring Opener in Crosslake...
April 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Softball: Tigers smash Drakes in season opener - Team tops B-H/V to move to 2-0
Senior Emma Mills led the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 10-run victory 17-7 over the Blackduck Drakes for the Tigers first game of the year Friday,...
April 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 23, 2018
Tiger Talk: Tiger Pride Service Day is May 18
The Tigers are talking about our Tiger Pride Service Day. On Friday, May 18, our ninth- through 12th-grade students will participate in an opportunity...
April 23, 2018 - 4:30am
April 21, 2018
Semmler, Wynn, Rainwater MVPs for PR-B volleyball
Bailey Wynn earned two separate most valuable player awards at the Pine River-Backus Tiger volleyball teams banquet on Monday, April 9. Wynn...
April 21, 2018 - 9:00am
April 20, 2018
Boys Basketball: Ackerman MVP for Tiger boys
Senior guard Nick Ackerman was named Most Valuable Player for the Pine River-Backus boys basketball team at its season-end banquet on Thursday,...
April 20, 2018 - 11:36am
Track and field: Patriot girls 1st, boys 3rd in Bemidji
The Pequot Lakes Patriot girls track and field team led the pack of 29 teams to claim first place at the Beaver Relays indoor meet at Bemidji...
April 20, 2018 - 9:18am
Pine River-Backus School: Board addresses parent concerns
The Pine River-Backus School Board revisited issues raised at its March meeting. The Monday, April 16, meeting started with board chair Chris...
April 20, 2018 - 7:00am
April 16, 2018
PR-B 14U team takes first
The Pine River-Backus 14U JO volleyball team finished first at the Nevis volleyball tournament on Saturday, April 7. The team is coached by Liz...
April 16, 2018 - 3:00am
April 13, 2018
Beating the winter blues
In an effort to break up the tedium of indoor practices, Pine River-Backus spring sport coaches teamed up to allow all spring athletes to play...
April 13, 2018 - 11:00am
March 30, 2018
Girls Basketball: Sheley named assistant coach of the year
Tucker Sheley, assistant coach of the Pine River-Backus girls basketball team, was recently voted Section 5 Assistant Coach of the Year. The...
March 30, 2018 - 3:00am
March 28, 2018
Practice in full swing, sort of
Area athletes kicked off the spring season with more than a week of practice indoors, with no end in sight. Teams from Pequot Lakes and Pine...
March 28, 2018 - 8:00am
March 18, 2018
Remember what you have, not what you want
I feel the hot Florida sun beating down on me. Small beads of sweat linger on my forehead. I feel carefree and happy as I wander along the ocean's shoreline. Then I wake up! Alas, I live in Minnesota, and the reality outside is snow and cold. Nevertheless, I know that in the sweltering...
March 18, 2018 - 9:30am
March 14, 2018
Boys Basketball: Tigers' season ends against Wolves
Nick Ackerman scored 22 points and had nine rebounds, but the No. 6-seeded Pine River-Backus Tigers boys basketball team fell 50-34 to the No....
March 14, 2018 - 4:30am
March 7, 2018
Boys Basketball: Tigers top Northland, Verndale
Nick Ackerman scored 24 points to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 63-55 win over the Verndale Pirates in a Section 5-1A matchup Friday,...
March 7, 2018 - 5:30am
Girls basketball: Tigers' season ends against W-H-A
Rylie Hirschey pumped in 21 points, but the No. 3 Pine River-Backus Tigers fell 63-51 to the No. 2 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves in the North...
March 7, 2018 - 4:30am