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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus: Para helps cover students' rosy cheeks
The Regional Report: Staples adds another referendum; Aitkin business wins suit against Officer Down 5K
House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
Local high school juniors recognized for leadership and community service
Republican senators introduce legislation to support Minnesota mining and reduce household water costs
Sailing: Gull Lake Sailing School launches Brainerd High School team
COMMENTARY: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
Girls Basketball: 5 schools put 2 players on all-area team
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Ricki Gene Huber
Wendy Jean Bassamore
Brian B. Eide
Gary Lee Gallagher
Virgil Frank Lundberg
Piano students earn honors at festival
Faith: The gospel preaches a radical message
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
Card games: March 5-9, 2018
Chef's Hat: Sweet potatoes provide a twist on tater tots
Opinion: Easter - America needs a good story
The Cracker Barrel: The most popular hobby
Letter to the editor: Reader believes bituminous plants illegal in Lake Shore
The Last Windrow: Remembering the 'Rat Man'
Letter to the Editor: Popular vote should overrule Electoral College
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
March 15, 2018
Commentary: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
To the students who walked out of class, You will hear about a lot of nasty comments made by adults because of what you did Wednesday. Don't...
March 15, 2018 - 8:24am
March 14, 2018
At Red Lake, site of a 2005 school shooting, walkout carries deep significance
RED LAKE, Minn.—About half of Red Lake High School's student body and a handful of Red Lake Middle Schoolers left class Wednesday as part...
March 14, 2018 - 5:16pm
March 13, 2018
Smith, Murkowski introduce bipartisan bill to expand mental health services in schools
U.S. Sens. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) introduced a bipartisan bill Monday to expand mental health services in the school...
March 13, 2018 - 1:30pm
March 12, 2018
Pine River-Backus High School honor roll
The following Pine River-Backus High School students were named to the second quarter honor roll: 12th grade - A honor roll Nicholas Ackerman, Morgan Beavers, Sydney Davidson, Shaun Jacobsen, Peter Koering, Emma Mills, Ashley Nordlund, Laura Oates, Paige Poehler, Keara Sawyer, Sabrina...
March 12, 2018 - 3:30am
Tiger Talk: Changes in technology and education
I won't tell you how old I am, but I can tell you the technology in the classroom is completely different from when I started teaching. At the...
March 12, 2018 - 3:00am
March 11, 2018
Pequot Lakes Middle School: Honor roll students announced
The following Pequot Lakes Middle School students were named to the second quarter honor roll: 8th grade - A honor roll
March 11, 2018 - 5:30am
March 9, 2018
Sen. Smith makes major child care access and affordability push
U.S. Senator Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently launched her "Childcare Access and Affordability" listening sessions across Minnesota. Back in Washington,...
March 9, 2018 - 1:30pm
March 4, 2018
Fishing for data: Research may help predict impact of diminishing ice, snow on lake ecosystems
ON SIDE LAKE, Minn. — They had ice augers and pop-up shelters and even depth finders, but not a single fishing rod between them. And no...
March 4, 2018 - 9:23pm
Making the Grade - March 4, 2018
Alexandria Technical and Community College Alexandria Technical and Community College recognized several students, including Tony Fitzer, Pequot Lakes, who competed at the local SkillsUSA competition. Fitzer was among the competitors who received top awards and will compete at the...
March 4, 2018 - 8:30am
February 26, 2018
Crosslake Director's Notes: Enrollment season is upon us
Beginning with our recent Cabin Fever event Feb. 2 and running until the end of March, we are accepting applications for enrollment for the 2018-19 school year. This particular model is unique to charter public schools given that we have the option of limiting our class sizes and...
February 26, 2018 - 5:30am
February 20, 2018
Crosslake School: Board approves pre-K application
Crosslake Community School is just about ready to send its application for a pre-kindergarten program to the Minnesota Department of Education....
February 20, 2018 - 5:00am
February 18, 2018
Taking the classroom to the lake
CHERRY, Minn. — Ten-year-old Joey Smith, a fifth-grader at Cherry School, clutched the northern pike in two gloved hands. The wide-eyed...
February 18, 2018 - 11:25am
Making the Grade - Feb. 18, 2018
University of Wisconsin-Madison Two local students graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dec. 16. They are: Caroline Mueller, Nisswa, chemical engineering; and Cole Soffa, Nisswa, industrial engineering. Concordia College-Moorhead The following local students were named...
February 18, 2018 - 3:30am
February 13, 2018
PR-B Middle School Students of the Month
Pine River-Backus School has named its January Middle School Students of the Month as Barron Milham (left), Brady Ruhl, Irvin Tulenchik, Austin...
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
PR-B High School Students of the Month
Pine River-Backus High School Students of the Month for January were: Madison Trowbridge (left), Ashley Nordlund, Shaun Jacobsen, Olivia Adkins,...
February 13, 2018 - 9:00am