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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
PR-B homecoming week to take swing at The Roaring '20s
Essentia Health to open clinic in Emily
Pequot Lakes homecoming activities
Area Civil Air Patrol cadets graduate from Camp Ripley Encampment
St. Francis Catholic School Foundation Dinner is Sept. 26
Robeck third in Spins, Jumps
Patriots sweep titles at Emily Greens
Tigers cruise past Gators
Tigers claim title; Patriots finish 3rd
Klunker Ride set Saturday in Ironton
Freda M. Ackerson
Joyce Aimie Rider
Donald Van Risseghem
Everything fell into place for Chris Kuehn
Lost Towns presentation shines light on local, not so local ghost towns
Geritol Frolics tickets on sale Monday
Crosslake-Fifty Lakes Legion to mark POW/MIA Recognition Day
Chef's Hat recipe: Grilled Chicken and Watermelon Sandwich
Why the Rural Task Force is a good thing for Greater Minnesota
Letter to the Editor: Vote for change
Letters to the Editor: A. Martin needs to start his own business
Letters to the Editor: Storm shows resiliency of our community
Letters to the Editor: Take advantage of libraries' educational programs
letters to the editor
Births - September 11
Births - August 28
Bartel 90th birthday
September 4, 2014
PR-B falls to state champions in opener
The Pine River-Backus Tigers open their football season at home with a 44-13 non-conference loss to the two-time Class A state champion Mahnomen Indians on a warm, muggy night on Friday, Aug. 29. "We competed very well against them," said PR-B head coach Tom Demars. "Lots of guys...
September 4, 2014 - 3:00pm
Verndale sweeps Tigers in PR-B's season opener
Jordyn Glenz had 16 kills and five digs and Haley Stinar finished with 20 set assists and 11 digs to lead the visiting Verndale Pirates to a 3-0 non-conference win over Pine River-Backus on Thursday, Aug. 28. The Pirates won by scores of 25-12, 25-19 and 25-22 in the season opener...
September 4, 2014 - 12:45pm
September 3, 2014
Final Duck Race of season
Wyatt Wind of Fulda was the grand duke of the final Pine River Duck Race of the season Friday, Aug. 15, at the Pine River dam. Submitted Photo
lifestyles / features
September 3, 2014 - 2:35pm
Pages from the Past - September 4
50 years ago, Sept. 4, 1964 (Headline) Make it with wool contest Nov. 28 Plans are now getting under way for the 1964 “Make It Yourself With Wool” contest. Bath house fund now over $300. 25 years ago, Sept. 8, 1989 (Headline) Tigers strike early, crush Indians...
September 3, 2014 - 2:35pm
August 29, 2014
Arts Off 84 Art Crawl set Labor Day weekend
Eight locations on Minnesota Highway 84 between Pine River and Longville will feature 85 artists showing their works of art on Labor Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31. The seventh annual Arts Off 84 Art Crawl hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, and 10 a.m....
lifestyles / entertainment
August 29, 2014 - 11:08am
August 28, 2014
PR-B cross country 7th at meet
The Pine River-Backus boys' cross country team finished seventh at the season opening meet at the Staples-Motley Invitational on Monday, Aug. 25. Detroit Lakes finished first with 46 while Long Prairie/Grey Eagle was second with 65. The top Tiger finisher was T.J.
August 28, 2014 - 3:53pm
August 20, 2014
Pine River Council agrees to meet with resident on messy yard
The Pine River City Council continued discussion of a residence in city limits known for broken cars and garbage. The council has discussed actions concerning this same property on many occasions, having once gone through a legal battle to have the property brought up to safety standards...
August 20, 2014 - 11:15am
Learn about 'Minnesota's Lost Towns' at Pine River event Friday
Grab your metal detectors, friends and neighbors! The Pine River Public Library, my home, is about to take you on a tour of "Minnesota's Lost Towns." There are 150 of these town discussed in Ms. Fochs' book. This is exciting stuff. I'll bet ghost hunting isn't even out of the question. Author...
August 20, 2014 - 11:06am
July 31, 2014
21-year-old Backus woman killed in crash in Pine River
PINE RIVER - A 21-year-old Backus woman was killed in a two-vehicle broadside crash reported at 6:30 a.m. Thursday on 24th Street and 16th Avenue Southwest in Pine River, reported the Minnesota State Patrol. The woman killed, Caitlyn E. Daudt, was a passenger in one of the vehicles....
July 31, 2014 - 11:42am
July 30, 2014
Pine River community garage sales Aug. 1 and 2
The Pine River community garage sale days will be held Friday, Aug. 1 and Saturday, Aug. 2 in various locations throughout the city. A map of locations is published in the July 25 Echoland Shopper and will be posted in area businesses. "Pie on Park Avenue" will also be held...
July 30, 2014 - 11:56am
July 25, 2014
News of the North - Pine River Zany Zucchini Street Festival 2014
The first annual Pine River Zany Zucchini Street Festival is Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26. Many events are happening over the two days, such as Zucchini Zinging, Zukes vs. Zombies Water Wars, the longest continuous peel contest and much more. The first ever Festival royalty...
July 25, 2014 - 7:06pm
July 23, 2014
Pine River area food shelf annonces fundraiser challenge
The Pine River Area Food Shelf and Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless announce the fifth annual $150,000 Food Shelf Challenge Grant. Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless will match donations to the Pine River Area Food Shelf in July, up to $5,000.
July 23, 2014 - 2:42pm
Lars Wanamaker of Lincoln, Nebraska, was the grand duke of duck racing Friday, July 18, at the Pine River Dam. He is shown with Miss Pine River Danielle Butcher, First Princess Shannon Osier and Second Princess Candice Zaczkowski. Submitted Photo
July 23, 2014 - 2:28pm
United Methodist Church part of Pine River area garage sale
Pine River United Methodist Church will participate in the Pine River Area Garage Sale on Aug. 1-2. Anyone with items to contribute should call the church office at 218-587-4091 Tuesday, Thursday or Friday mornings, or call Bob at 218-682-2288 or Jerry at 218-682-3437. A pickup truck...
July 23, 2014 - 11:25am
First Lutheran in Pine River to host VBS
First Lutheran Church in Pine River will host Vacation Bible School (VBS) for children ages 4 through sixth grade Sunday-Thursday, Aug. 3-7. This year's theme is Noah's Ark. There will be a light supper served from 5-5:30 p.m. followed by VBS from 5:30-8:15 p.m. On Thursday, Aug....
July 23, 2014 - 11:25am