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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Return of the polar vortex? Forecasters say it could hit next week
NJPA Invites businesses, schools to address workforce gaps
Crash pins man, injures 2 teens
PR-B Community Education offers classes
Woodturning, glass star classes offered in Pequot Lakes
Inside the Outdoors: Deer disease is a less familiar kind of invader
North Stars fall to Lumberjacks
Dan-ecdotes: PL grad Miller overcomes injuries, finds niche in Bears defense
Tulenchik wins title at W-DC tourney: Road Crew place 9th overall
Lightning Squirt B takes second in Cloquet
Shirley Ann Clausen
Henry M. "Bud" Bruss
Nola Joy Wicklund
Geraldine P. Swift
Jenkins lights up for holidays
Survey says: Information glut no problem for most Americans
Nisswa Legion hosts Children's Christmas party
Longtime city council member steps down: Williams hopes to continue volunteering in Breezy Point
Chef's Hat: Warm up with these hot drinks
Letter to the editor: Pequot Lakes teams thank store, community
The Cracker Barrel: Picking the Christmas tree
The Last Windrow: Anglers anxiously awaiting thick ice
Letter to the Editor: Lakes Area Habitat helps build homes for vets
Letter to the Editor: Pine River Chamber thanks snowplowers, linemen
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Harold Hanson
50th Wedding Anniversary: James and Mary Ann Zander
50th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Elizabeth Trusty
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June 15, 2016
Tigers place 6th at state tournament: PR-B finishes 21-9 at first Class A appearance
The Pine River-Backus Tigers finished sixth after losing to New York Mills 13-1 in the Class A state softball consolation game played on Friday, June 10, at Caswell Park in North Mankato. "If you had told me at the beginning of the season that we would be playing in the state tournament,...
June 15, 2016 - 10:11pm
Dan-ecdotes: Wiebolt makes three state tournaments
The Pequot Lakes Patriots softball team ended its season on a high note, finishing second in the Class 2A state tournament. "It was definitely a success for us," senior Haley Wiebolt said. "We had never won a game at state. We accomplished our goals this whole season and I'm really...
June 15, 2016 - 10:09pm
June 10, 2016
Pequot Lakes softball: Patriots finish second at state
The best season in Pequot Lakes Patriots softball history came to an end Friday, June 10, with a 7-0 loss to the Zumbrota-Mazeppa Cougars in...
June 10, 2016 - 10:20pm
Pine River-Backus softball: Tigers take 6th at state
Miah Hansen pitched six innings and struck out two in the Tigers' 13-1 loss to the New York Mills Eagles to take sixth place at the Class 1A...
June 10, 2016 - 12:32pm
June 8, 2016
Tigers earn first trip to state in softball
The second-seeded Pine River-Backus Tigers' softball team is going to the state tournament for the first time in program history after coming...
June 8, 2016 - 1:50pm
May 18, 2016
Softball: Patriots face W-DC in section first
The first-ranked Pequot Lakes softball team will host Wadena-Deer Creek in the opening round of the North Section 6AA tournament at 4:30 p.m....
May 18, 2016 - 2:26pm
Tigers claim conference crown
Tigers Conference Champions
May 18, 2016 - 10:57am
Miska throws no-hitter against W-DC
Kathryn Miska threw a five-inning no-hitter for Class AA's third-ranked Pequot Lakes Patriots in an 11-0 victory over the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines...
May 18, 2016 - 10:28am
May 11, 2016
Dan-ecdotes: Queen of K's
With her intense stare, mouthguard that imitates fangs and hard-throwing style, pitcher Kathryn Miska has struck fear into the minds of opposing...
May 11, 2016 - 2:43pm
May 6, 2016
Softball: Patriots win big over Tigers
The Pequot Lakes Patriots softball team managed to overwhelm the Pine River-Backus Tigers on Thursday, May 5, winning by a score of 13-0 in five...
May 6, 2016 - 3:44pm
April 28, 2016
Tigers perfect in conference: Hansen strikes out 21 against Mustangs, Drakes
Tigers Remain Perfect in Conference Miah Hansen struck out 11 batters and gave up just three hits as the Pine River-Backus Tigers 10-runned the Northome-Kelliher Mustangs 10-0 Thursday, April 21. Only three of the Tigers' runs were earned runs as the Mustangs had eight errors. Annie...
April 28, 2016 - 11:50am
April 20, 2016
Tigers win two of four: Team earns 18-run win in opener
Tigers 22, Panthers 4 Miah Hansen struck out seven batters as the Pine River-Backus Tigers easily defeated the Cass Lake-Bena Panthers 22-4 for...
April 20, 2016 - 10:27am
April 5, 2016
Dan-ecdotes: Spring is here
In my opinion, in terms of weather, this is the worst time of the year. The only relatively consistent thing is the presence of mud. The air can't decide if it wants to be warm or cold. It may rain today and snow tomorrow. Sports may start outside in the middle of March or the beginning...
April 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
January 21, 2016
CLC softball to host skills camp
The camp will provide high school players the opportunity to sharpen their skills prior to the start of the high school season. The camp will be held on the following Sundays: February 21,February 28, March 6, and March 13 from 5-7 p.m.
January 21, 2016 - 2:08pm
July 28, 2015
Pequot Lakes 10U wins tournament
The Pequot Lakes Pink Patriots' 10-under team won the Northern Lakes softball tournament on Saturday, July 11, in Baxter. The team also finished with a 10-0 record. Team members include, front row from left: Isabel Larson, Amiah Shetler, Charlee Sullivan and Bailey Clausen. Middle...
July 28, 2015 - 11:41am