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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Nisswa Chamber welcomes Moxy Hair Studio
Man found dead in yard, died from hypothermia
PR-B Community Education offers classes
Pine River: Council lowers tax levy for 2015
Enbridge representatives hold open house for proposed Line 3 relocation
Ideal Sno-Pros host Christmas party
Skating club to offer community sessions
In the Bleachers with Wheaites - Winter sports are in full swing
Pete's Point: Hannah Erickson reaches hockey milestone
DNR closes wolf season in northeast Minnesota
Sandra J. Poferl
George O. Johnson
Doris Maxine Leaf
Arvis Arlene Brunko (Chapman)
PAL Echo Journal - December 18
Pages from the Past - December 18
Faith in Action volunteers are community angels
Concordia Christmas Concert to air Sunday on Pequot Lakes radio station
Being a tangible Jesus
Letters to the Editor: Torture is torture
Letters to the Editor: Immigration column lacking
As I See It: We need the police
The Last Windrow: A farm boy's banner Christmas
From the Left Hand Corner: Do unto others ...
letters to the editor
Leverington, Hughes wed
Births - November 27
Births - November 20
November 20, 2014
PR-B junior high honor roll students listed
The following Pine River-Backus Junior High School students were named to the A and B honor rolls for first quarter: A Honor Roll Eighth grade Alexandra P. Hoopman, Shayna M. Moore, Bailey Wynn, Torry Hirschey, Christian Reedy, Emma L. Templeton, Autumn Rice, Joseph Merritt,...
news / education
November 20, 2014 - 2:23pm
PR-B High School honor roll students listed
The following Pine River-Backus High School students were named to the first-quarter honor roll: A Honor Roll 12th grade Danielle S. Butcher, Olivia B. Davidson, Stephanie DeGrote, Megan Felthous, Kendra Findley, Nicholas Gravdahl, Makarah F. Grimmer, Jessica Hanneken, Henry...
news / education
November 20, 2014 - 2:22pm
Tiger Talk: It's a busy time of year in school finance
Fall is a busy time of year for everyone; those in the school finance world are no exception. September is preliminary levy data certifications. School boards across the state are given a first glimpse of funding available through local property tax levies. The board must certify...
November 20, 2014 - 2:19pm
Pete's Point: New coach no stranger to PR-B athletics
A familiar face takes over as new Pine River-Backus boys' basketball coach when the TIgers open the season at Pillager on Tuesday, Nov. 25. John Riewer may have a new title as varsity head coach for the PR-B boys, but he's no stranger to Tiger athletics as the current head girls'...
November 20, 2014 - 1:51pm
Smith Family Thanksgiving is Nov. 27 in Pine River
The annal Smith Family Thanksgiving featuring turkey and fixings will be from noon to 2 p.m. at the Pine River American Legion. Freewill donations will be accepted. Delivery is available. Call 218-947-3500 or 218-587-2120 by Wednesday, Nov. 26. This has been an annual tradition...
November 20, 2014 - 1:46pm
PR-B School Board: Members revisiting positions on Local Optional Revenue
In light of revised projections for the school budget under a variety of Local Optional Revenue (LOR) amounts, two school board members said they will rethink their stance on LOR. When it came time to set the preliminary levy for the Pine River-Backus (PR-B) School District, board...
November 20, 2014 - 12:42pm
November 19, 2014
Pages from the Past - November 20
60 years ago, Nov. 19, 1954 The Greyhound Lines' Scenicruiser, a revolutionary motor coach that is expected to set new standards of luxury in highway travel, was on display Thursday afternoon at Kleins' Bus Depot in Pine River. 50 years ago, Nov. 20, 1964 (Headline) Cass...
November 19, 2014 - 5:29pm
Pequot Lakes man helps Pine River boy
Kinship Partners honors Dan Jacobson Sr., Pequot Lakes, and Taylor Dowling, Pine River, as its Match of the Month. Taylor has discovered fun can be found in hard work as he learns about power tools, welding and splitting wood from his mentor of almost four years. Taylor will...
November 19, 2014 - 4:05pm
Pine River: Council discusses future vacancy
The Pine River City Council on Wednesday, Nov. 12, discussed a council vacancy that will be left by Tamara Hansen, who was elected mayor. Because Hansen is currently a council member, her position will be considered vacant once she takes her place as mayor in January. To fill the...
November 19, 2014 - 3:59pm
November 14, 2014
Chambers welcome Stepping Stones
Members of the Pine River Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member Stepping Stones Childcare Learning Center. The group received a tour of the facility located on Rosewood Drive in Jenkins. There are two other locations, in Brainerd and Baxter. The Jenkins site can serve...
November 14, 2014 - 10:07pm
November 12, 2014
Pine River: Hansen wins mayoral seat vacated by Sabas
Tamara Hansen, a current city council member, is the new mayor of Pine River. She received 141 votes Tuesday, Nov. 4, while Lynn Hollaran got 110 votes. "I am happy with the results of the election for myself and for the council," Hansen said. "We have worked very well in the past...
November 12, 2014 - 2:52pm
November 10, 2014
Tiger Talk: The facts about concussions
A concussion is an injury that anyone, young or old, can get during their lifetime; and, in some cases, multiple times. But what exactly is a concussion and what can you do about it? A concussion is a brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head.
news / education
November 10, 2014 - 11:29am
Winter storm warning in effect all day Monday
The lakes area is under a winter storm warning until 6 a.m. Tuesday with 4 to 6 inches of snow expected. Snow may be heavy at times late in the morning, according to the National Weather Service in Duluth. High temperatures are predicted to be 23 to 28. Winds will be north at 10-15...
November 10, 2014 - 11:06am
November 7, 2014
Pine River-Backus Community Read a blast
The final week of the Pine River-Backus (PR-B) Community Read had children throughout the school district reveling in fictional worlds, and even some nonfiction. While the older students were awaiting the arrival of featured author Ben Mikaelsen, PR-B elementary students all had...
news / education
November 7, 2014 - 10:42am
November 5, 2014
Browser Column: Pine River Library to host Illustrated History event
Dear friends and neighbors: For those of us more simple souls who do not know what the Minnesota Legacy Program is, I will attempt to edify. Though the various programs presented by the Pine River Public Library (my home) and Kitchigami Regional Library are "free" to the public,...
November 5, 2014 - 3:25pm