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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
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" G. Olson
Charles 'Chuck' C. Worcester
Gerhard "Jiggs" Shelstad
Marlen "Sam" Harris
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
Births-July 21, 2016
90th Birthday: Bernelle "Bunny" Ferrell
25th Wedding Anniversary: Joy (Meinke) and William (Bill) Palmquist
60th Wedding Anniversary: Bob and Betty (Oliphant) Marshall
90th Birthday: Helen Smith
Working Together Coalition
June 1, 2016
PR-B Family Center 20th anniversary: Working Together Coalition helps area youth
The Pine River-Backus Violence Prevention Council was established in the fall of 1999. The council was created in response to a trend within the Pine River-Backus School District and community, which indicated that gang influence, acts of violence, aggression, vandalism and drug use...
June 1, 2016 - 3:39pm
They graduated, now what?
Hey, parents of 2016's graduating seniors, nice work! You've got them to the finish line, and now they are officially high school graduates instead of high school seniors, thanks in no small part to your hard work and persistence. But now is not the time to relax just yet. Graduation...
June 1, 2016 - 3:34pm
January 4, 2016
Working Together PSA
Earlier this fall, the National Drug Control Policy (NDCP) announced 697 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants, totaling $86 million in funding. As part of this, the Working Together Coalition (WTC) received a second five-year DFC grant to continue its work toward preventing...
January 4, 2016 - 9:15am
September 23, 2015
Working Together Coalition gets funding, seeks coordinator
The Working Together Coalition (WTC), which serves the Pine River-Backus, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley and Northland school districts, has secured funding for another five years. The WTC received its five years of funding from the Drug Free Communities grant, which had been used in the...
September 23, 2015 - 10:31am
May 11, 2015
Second annual Be the Change Conference slated for June 3 and 4
The Working Together Coalition (WTC) alongside the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Opichiwadiswan Program announce the second annual Be the Change Conference, a social and health conference taking place June 3 and 4 at the Northern Lights Event Center in Walker. This conference has been...
May 11, 2015 - 3:04pm
December 19, 2014
Working Together Coalition hosting fundraising raffle
The Working Together Coalition announces its first-ever raffle contest. The winner will receive a two-minute, all-you-can-grab shopping spree at Super One Foods in Walker. The second- and third-place winners will each get $25 Super One Foods gift cards. Raffle tickets aret $10 per...
December 19, 2014 - 2:56pm
November 13, 2014
Responsible Beverage Server Training offered in Walker
The Working Together Coalition will offer the following two Responsible Beverage Server Trainings (RBST): 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at the Walker American Legion and 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov.
November 13, 2014 - 2:34pm
October 29, 2014
Working Together Coalition operating budget could run out around Christmas
Five more years of funding for the local Working Together Coalition (WTC) could have begun Oct. 1. Instead, a hunt for new funding began. For the past five years, the WTC, which works to monitor and curb substance abuse in the Pine River-Backus and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley school...
October 29, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 4, 2014
Kelly Felton featured on national panel
Kelly Felton, Working Together Coalition (WTC) coordinator, was handpicked to deliver a presentation with Frances Harding, director of the Center...
September 4, 2014 - 2:45pm
WTC hosting Amazing Race on Sept. 27 in Walker
The Working Together Coalition (WTC), with chapters at Pine River-Backus, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley and Northland schools, will host the fifth annual Amazing Race on Saturday, Sept. 27, in Walker. This is the coalition's only fundraiser. Proceeds benefit all three community coalitions...
September 4, 2014 - 11:28am
July 30, 2014
Felton's work life and home life are connected
To Working Together Coalition (WTC) coordinator Kelly Felton, substance abuse prevention is not just a job, it's personal. Felton said she...
July 30, 2014 - 11:51am