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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Sheriff approves ice for Extravaganza
White nationalist posters prominently displayed in central Minn. town
Prosecutors drop sexual assault charges against Minn. man who they hoped would give info on his brother
PR-B students inspired on MLK Day
Minn. gets price tag for buying or leasing western Minn. prison
Alpine Ski: McGuire takes 10th at Giants Ridge
Dance: Revolution second at C-I, Team takes 5ith in jazz, 8th in kick at Rocori
Road Crew split 4 matches at Moorhead - Urseth, Dahl compile 7-0 record over weekend
Boys Hockey: Lightning tops Sauk Rapids in OT, falls to Pine City 9-2
Girls hockey: Lightning fall to Red Wing
Margie Ellen Daly
Alice L. Hallgren
DeLores E. Arrigoni
Danyele Marie Johnson (Otey)
Women's health, wellness event scheduled in Brainerd
Does Champagne have to have bubbles?
3 things for better health - Jan. 15
Pick a sustainable plan to weight-loss and better health
Want to avoid long term chronic diseases & have a healthier lifestyle?
Cracker Barrel: An amazing place
Letter to the editor: 'Fire and Fury' tells inside story of Oval Office in chaos
Up North with Leroy - Jan. 16
Opinion: Medicare part D - What President Trump must do
We're lucky to live in a small community
letters to the editor
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: Dec. 17, 2017
Bailey Wachholz-Luke Landecker
PR-B students inspired on MLK Day
The Pine River-Backus School District opted to hold an observance day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 15, giving students an opportunity...
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January 17, 2018
Local Foods College classes offered through U of M Extension
University of Minnesota Extension announces another year of Local Foods College, which is a program with free online classes available to anyone interested in strengthening food systems. Classes can be viewed from any computer with internet access. The 2018 sessions will start Tuesday,...
January 17, 2018 - 4:30am
January 16, 2018
Initiative Foundation reaffirms commitment to early childhood
Presidents of the six Minnesota Initiative Foundations recently announced a renewed commitment to early childhood programming across the state, featuring an increasingly diverse set of strategies that reflect local priorities. The Initiative Foundation of Little Falls - which serves...
January 16, 2018 - 4:30am
January 15, 2018
Making the Grade - Jan. 15, 2018
Minnesota State Community and Technical College Two local students graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls in December. The students are: Kiley Anderson, Breezy Point, cosmetology; and Stephanie Weik, Pequot Lakes, medical coding and insurance....
January 15, 2018 - 3:30am
January 14, 2018
Child care collapse: ‘Punitive’ regulatory environment pushing providers out of the business
DULUTH — It was day care — in-home, small-group, family day care — that helped make Steven Tanski the thoughtful young man...
January 14, 2018 - 6:00am
January 9, 2018
PR-B Community Education offers classes
Pine River-Backus Community Education offers the following upcoming classes. Register online at prbschools.revtrak.net or call 218-587-2080. • Guided Imagery and Relaxation Techniques for Kids (two age options): 5-6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, for ages 8-11; 5-6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29,...
January 9, 2018 - 6:30am
Pequot Lakes eighth-graders learn firsthand about careers
Pequot Lakes eighth-graders had the chance to learn about a variety of careers firsthand when area volunteers from different professions participated...
January 9, 2018 - 5:00am
January 8, 2018
PR-B High School Students of the Month named
Pine River-Backus High School Students of the Month for December were Zack Tulenchik, Olivia Adkins, Korbyn Hulke, Rylee Norman, Torry Hirschey,...
January 8, 2018 - 6:30am
PR-B Middle School Students of the Month named
Pine River-Backus Middle School Students of the Month for December were: Averie Sawyer, Ashlee Crawford, Hannah Barchus, Emily Holtti, Brady...
January 8, 2018 - 4:30am
January 7, 2018
Making the Grade - Jan. 7, 2017
Minnesota State University-Mankato The following two local students graduated from Minnesota State University-Mankato on Saturday, Dec. 9: Madison Galligan, Breezy Point, aviation, magna cum laude; Katie Rubitschung, Hackensack, biology and biomedical sciences. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee...
January 7, 2018 - 3:30am
January 3, 2018
PR-B Community Education classes listed
Pine River-Backus Community Education offers the following upcoming classes. Register online at prbschools.revtrak.net or call 218-587-2080. • Nature Club: 3-5 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 15, Feb. 5 and 19, March. 5 and 19, Pine River-Backus commons. Fee: $25. Happy Dancing Turtle staff...
January 3, 2018 - 6:30am
December 26, 2017
Crosslake Community School: Board revises budget, hears audit report
The Crosslake Community School Board approved its annual audit report and revised its budget at the Monday, Dec. 11, board meeting, according...
December 26, 2017 - 6:00am
December 23, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: It's all about the kids
This fall, the League of Minnesota Cities sponsored an essay contest titled "If I Were Mayor for a Day" for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders. I sent the information over to the Crosslake Community School asking them to participate. Nine students in Ms. Veit's language arts class...
December 23, 2017 - 8:30am
Brainerd School Board approves plan to put to voters - Nisswa School included in plan
After nearly three years of research, public input gathering, review and analysis, the Brainerd School Board finalized the plan it will present...
December 23, 2017 - 6:00am
December 18, 2017
Pine River-Backus: Building trades event inspires students
Representatives from area building trades businesses offered their expertise to Pine River-Backus students Thursday, Dec. 7, sharing the perks...
December 18, 2017 - 6:00am