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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
Golf Leagues-July 21, 2016
Patriots have assembled admirable track coaching staff
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Inside the Outdoors: Some records we'd rather not break
Eveland finds success on rodeo circuit
Morris "Morrie" Olson
Richard L. Kruchten
Amber Lynn Martinson
George "Buck" W. Abbott III
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
Letters to the Editor: Thanks to our supporters
Vogt's Notes: Is it time to sharpen your communication skills?
Danecdotes: Golf drives me crazy, and that's OK
Letters to the Editor: Muskie anglers won't cause parking overflow issue
The Last Windrow: Get off the lake when skies darken
letters to the editor
90th Birthday: Dot (Dorothy) Berg Jones
50th Wedding Anniversary: Michael and Carol Smith
80th Birthday: Ronald (Buzzy) Schmolke Sr.
40th Wedding Anniversary: Lynn and Pam Radunz
July 7, 2016
Regional author to have vendor table at area events
Connie Claire (Peterson) Szarke, award-winning regional author, will have a vendor book table in Pequot Lakes during the Bean Hole Days Festival on Wednesday, July 13, and at Summerfest in Pine River on Saturday, July 30. Szarke recently completed her trilogy of literary/historical...
July 7, 2016 - 10:47am
June 29, 2016
Pine River Summerfest buttons on sale
Pine River Summerfest has made a move this year to July 29-31. Summerfest buttons are the main fundraiser for the event and are on sale. They...
June 29, 2016 - 12:22pm
November 10, 2015
Pine River Summerfest dates to move to July
The Pine River Chamber of Commerce announces that its largest festival of the year, Summerfest, will change dates in 2016, moving from the last week of June to July 29-31. In recent years the festival shared the last weekend in June with the Cass County Fair in Pine River.
November 10, 2015 - 8:14am
July 1, 2015
Summerfest a hit in Pine River
Thanks to sunny skies, the annual Pine River Summerfest Parade attracted its usual crowd Saturday, June 27. The parade featured various categories...
July 1, 2015 - 10:55am
June 25, 2015
The Last Windrow: Small-town festivals have big hearts
The last thing on my mind as I herded the WD Allis-Chalmers tractor and two-row cultivator down the green rows of young corn in 1959 was that at some time in the far future I would be helping to organize a summer festival. I didn't have the occasion to organize much during those...
June 25, 2015 - 12:05pm
June 11, 2015
Pine River Summerfest Medallion Hunt to begin Monday
The Summerfest Medallion Hunt will begin Monday, June 15, in Pine River. Daily clues will be posted on the Chamber's Facebook page as well as the Pine River Information Center's door. The medallion will be hidden within the city limits of Pine River on public ground. No digging...
June 11, 2015 - 10:50am
May 21, 2015
Pine River: Council considers opening first response to non-firefighters
During the Tuesday, May 12, Pine River City Council meeting, Pine River Fire Chief Kevin Kleiner said the city might consider opening its first response team to the general public. The Pine River Fire Department currently manages first response calls in the fire district, but Kleiner...
May 21, 2015 - 11:32am
July 9, 2014
News of the North - 2014 Pine River Summerfest
The best part of the summer is finally here: it's parade time! The Echo Journal & NOTN crew start the season off with the 2014 Pine River...
July 9, 2014 - 4:04pm
July 2, 2014
Pine River Summerfest a blast
Pine River Summerfest celebrated the city's plaid theme in style last weekend. This year's festival featured the usual parade, Prairie Fire...
July 2, 2014 - 3:00pm
Thank you to all who helped with Summerfest
To all who worked or visited Pine River during the 36th annual Pine River Summerfest, a hearty thank you from the Pine River Chamber of Commerce! What started out as a mere sidewalk sale in 1978 is now a time where multiple organizations, businesses and individuals do their part...
July 2, 2014 - 12:03pm
June 28, 2014
2014 Pine River Summerfest Parade
The rain held off for the 2014 Pine River Summerfest parade on Saturday, June 28 in downtown Pine River. To see more photos, go to h...
June 28, 2014 - 7:01pm
2014 Pine River Summerfest
2014 Pine River Summerfest featuring music, entertainment, crafts, sidewalk sales, and the parade on Saturday, June 28. To see more photos,...
June 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
June 26, 2014
Pine River Summerfest on tap this weekend
Pine River Summerfest will run Friday-Sunday, June 27-29. Following is a schedule of events. June 26-28 10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Pine River Art Club Show at The Warehouse, free. Friday, June 27 Daily: Sidewalk sales. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Arts and Crafts Displays, downtown. 9 a.m.-5...
June 26, 2014 - 2:59pm
Pine River resident finds Summerfest Medallion
Pine River's Gabe Frausto found the Summerfest medallion Friday, June 20, hidden under a retaining wall block at the new Pine River swimming...
June 26, 2014 - 11:49am
June 20, 2014
5 clues for the Pine River Summerfest Medallion Hunt
Clue #1 The medallion is now hidden for peering eyes to find. It is waiting on public ground where many feet have tread. Clue #2 Don't...
June 20, 2014 - 12:25pm