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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
After strong winds and storm, state park campgrounds open
Woman, teen Boy Scout camping with Scout group killed in Boundary Waters storm
Pine River: Council seeks solution to cemetery operating costs
Prince estate's administrator dismisses claims by three
Itasca received most damage of state parks in northern Minnesota from storms
Morris "Morrie" Olson
Amber Lynn Martinson
George "Buck" W. Abbott III
Morris "Morrie" G. Olson
Sweetheart Days goes to the dogs
'Being Mortal' community screening slated Sept. 22 in Crosby
Brainerd author's book named semifinalist
Artist gives glory to God for studio on the hill
Pages from the Past-July 21, 2016
MMBA Home Show
December 5, 2015
Peterson works to preserve Pine River: He's a lifetime resident
Pine River has been the home of Jerry Peterson's family for the past 115 years, when his family first settled there. In his lifetime, he has...
December 5, 2015 - 8:00am
July 30, 2015
Erickson's passion continues after 29 years with Pine River Library
In the past 29 years, the Pine River Public Library has had two buildings, plenty of staff overturn and one lovable cat, but one thing that has...
July 30, 2015 - 11:59am
July 28, 2015
Pine River: Administrative citations give city ordinances teeth
In an effort to solve issues associated with municipal ordinances, the Pine River City Council adopted an ordinance on administrative enforcement of city code during its July 14 meeting. The ordinance reads: "The City council finds that there is a need for alternative methods of...
July 28, 2015 - 9:52am
Pine River: Road work delayed
The Pine River City Council discussed delays in street reconstruction in the city during its July 14 meeting. Initially, construction work on First Street north of Barclay Avenue was temporarily delayed so crews working on the street could work in the southern part of Cass County...
July 28, 2015 - 9:51am
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 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...
April 15, 2015 - 4:57pm
March 4, 2015
Pine River-Backus Backwoods Engineers rank high in competition
The Pine River-Backus (PR-B) Backwoods Engineers robotics team achieved its highest ranking at its robotics competition Feb.
March 4, 2015 - 2:16pm
March 2, 2015
PR-B Pie Fest
Students at Pine River-Backus school celebrate February's I Love to Read month by competeing to see who can read over 1,000 hours during the...
March 2, 2015 - 2:18pm
February 26, 2015
Alternate wins spelling bee in Pine River-Backus
An alternate ended up winning the Pine River-Backus spelling bee Thursday, Feb. 19. Before the start of the contest, contestants from fifth...
February 26, 2015 - 10:31am
February 19, 2015
In The Bleachers With Wheaties - Fall Season Is In Full Swing
The dynamic duo is back! Pete and Wheaties have returned and are jumping right into fall sports. Both Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus football...
February 19, 2015 - 2:56pm
February 13, 2015
Pine River-Backus SnoDaze 2015
Pine River-Backus High School students elected Logan Bauman as their King and Megan Porta as their Queen at this year's SnoDaze. Watch this video...
February 13, 2015 - 4:38pm
February 11, 2015
Pine River-Backus School District: Board discusses Title I
In the face of coming budget cuts, the Pine River-Backus School Board meeting Monday, Feb.
February 11, 2015 - 11:22am
February 4, 2015
Panel to discuss local food quality at Back to Basics event
The Happy Dancing Turtle Back to Basics convention will take place Saturday, Feb. 7, at Pine River-Backus School, featuring a number of speakers, vendors and workshops. Among them is a panel called "Developing a Healthy Food System for Pine River & Beyond," which will feature a lengthy...
February 4, 2015 - 12:48pm
January 22, 2015
Pine River: Police chief reminds people to lock cars, garages
Following a rash of at least eight thefts from cars in Pine River, Pine River Police Chief Paul Sand noted an important similarity. “All the vehicles that were entered were unlocked,” Sand said. Sand said unlocked cars throughout the city were opened and a variety of items...
January 22, 2015 - 12:42pm