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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Manhattan Beach Lodge to host Business After Hours March 10
Crow Wing County seeks seasonal watercraft inspectors
Budget surplus signals time is right for workforce housing investment
SFM Foundation taking scholarship applications
Crosslake Cub Scout meeting planned Monday
Pequot Lakes 5th-graders win
Patriots struggle to end regular season
Tigers cruise past Laporte
Detroit Lakes downs Patriots 72-52
Alexandria eliminated Lightning 10-1
Isabella St. John
Jean Marie Bock
Arlis May (Johnson) Vieira
Tadd Alan Hanson
Grassroots Concerts welcomes Willy Porter
PR-B Family Center lists March events
Crosslake's Log Church to host Art of Marriage video seminar March 21
Local artists sought for Festival of the Arts
Pequot Lakes Community Theater lists cast, crew for 'The Game's Afoot'
Letters to the Editor: Wasting energy, resources
Guest Column: Wheaties thanks you
From the Left Hand Corner: Raise welfare payments
Letters to the Editor: Our senators are partisan politicians
Letters to the Editor: Impeach Obama
letters to the editor
Weiss 90th birthday
Births - February 26
Weiss 95th birthday
Gearey 50th anniversary
Births - Feb. 12, 2015
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.
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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 month. The students who accomplished the goal won the chance to throw a pie in their teachers face.
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 and seventh grades stepped out of the race, followed by two fifth-grade alternates, leaving sixth-grade alternates Andrew Hoplin and Rylie...
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 have started the year off good, with PR-B defeating Pillager for the first time. Volleyball for both schools is reving up, while PL tennis...
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 for an interview of the royalty, and a taste of this year's SnoDaze skit.
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
January 21, 2015
Struss, Raph spark Tigers
Zach Struss scored 22 points and Hank Raph added 20 as the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys' basketball team dominated the Northland-Remer Eagles 74-39 on Friday, Jan. 16. Konrad Bueckers added 14 points for the Tigers. PR-B cruised to a commanding 39-14 halftime lead against the...
January 21, 2015 - 2:45pm
Adkins’ buzzer basket lifts Tigers
The Tigers pulled off a 58-57 upset thanks to a 3-point basket at the final buzzer by sophomore Shelby Adkins in a fast-paced, close Northwoods Conference girls’ basketball game at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley on Friday, Jan. 16. “These girls really battled back to get us into...
January 21, 2015 - 2:40pm
Road Crew splits at Aitkin
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team defeated Pine City/Hinckley 67-6, but lost to Aitkin 45-22 on Thursday, Jan. 15. Joe Harrison and Spencer Richards both went 2-0 with two pins for the Road Crew. Against the Pine City, Tim Ryan opened with a forfeit win...
January 21, 2015 - 11:04am
January 14, 2015
Pine River-Backus School Board: Aimers appointed board chair
New Pine River-Backus School Board member Lee Aimers was chosen as school board chair for 2015 at the Monday, Jan. 12, reorganizational meeting that preceded the regular board meeting. Aimers won the seat on a 4-3 vote versus Chris Cunningham, acting chair following the death of...
January 14, 2015 - 2:19pm
Pine River-Backus School Board: Board member allowed to continue as substitute teacher
During the regular Pine River-Backus School Board meeting Monday, Jan. 12, board members reviewed a request to allow new school board member Lee Aimers permission to continue to act as a substitute teacher while serving on the board, following a state mandate limiting him to earning...
January 14, 2015 - 1:12pm
January 8, 2015
Tigers' winning streak ends
The Pine River-Backus Tigers boys' basketball team's five-game winning streak ended on Saturday, Jan. 3, with a 53-40 loss to Bertha-Hewitt. Hank Raph, Konrad Bueckers and Henry Krecklau all scored nine points for the Tigers. Zach Struss did grab nine rebounds while Bueckers had...
January 8, 2015 - 10:36am