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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Backus Legion officers installed
Ruttger Family honored for philanthropy
Smaller turnout, bigger fish at week 4 of Hackensack fishing contest
Making the Grade: July 15, 2018
Outdoor Notes for July 15
Golf results - July 12, 2018
Danecdotes: Fan voting affects all-star games
KLICK! - Run for the Walleye
PL 9U team league champs
Clara Ann Brophy
Irene Caroline Hochmayr
Doris P. Lohse
Randolph "Randy" Pikula
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
Chef's Hat: For a sweet treat, grill fruit
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish to hold capital fund drive
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
Cheesehead Chatter: Farewell to Echoland
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
June 9, 2018
In honor of Brent: Donation will keep Backus firefighters safe
Former Backus firefighter Brent Godfrey left his blood family and firefighting family reeling when he died Nov. 10, 2016. Most of the Backus...
June 9, 2018 - 7:00am
June 1, 2018
Cancer benefit for Kim Riewer is June 2 in Staples
A fundraiser to benefit cancer sufferer Kim Riewer is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Lefty's in Staples. Her husband, John, is a teacher and coach at Pine River-Backus School. Activities will include a bean bag tournament, T-shirt sale, raffle and free will donation...
June 1, 2018 - 4:30am
May 30, 2018
Benefit: Cancer benefit for Kim Riewer June 2 in Staples
A fundraiser to benefit Kim Riewer's battle with cancer is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Lefty's in Staples. Riewer's husband, John, is a teacher and coach at Pine River-Backus. Activities will include a bean bag tournament, T-shirt sale, raffle and free-will donation...
May 30, 2018 - 8:30am
January 25, 2018
A seismic upheaval, then spiritual strength
It hit her—tied up in tubes on a sterile medical bed at St. Mary's Duluth Clinic, minutes after her friend left and weeks after the initial...
January 25, 2018 - 7:00am
January 7, 2018
Odorless, colorless and tasteless radioactive gas threatens homeowners
Crow Wing County homeowners may have a killer among them and don't even know it. Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United...
January 7, 2018 - 5:00am
January 3, 2018
Cough leads to cancer diagnosis for Minn. toddler
BRANDON, Minn. — When Adrianna Sletto realized her 2-year-old daughter Kaidence seemed to be under the weather in early December, she...
January 3, 2018 - 10:18am
December 24, 2017
'Enjoy life and make the best of every day': Nolan, daughter discuss her fight with lung cancer
DULUTH — The coming year almost promises to draw U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan into a battle for his political life. He's being targeted from all...
December 24, 2017 - 6:10am
October 2, 2017
Pink Tie Party to aid breast cancer patients
The eighth annual Pink Tie Party to support breast cancer patients in the Brainerd lakes area will run from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Cragun's...
October 2, 2017 - 7:00am
August 22, 2017
Shoot Down Cancer sporting clays event set Aug. 24
A "Shoot Down Cancer" sporting clays event will be Thursday, Aug. 24, at Hunts Point Gun Club, 2142 County Road 29, Pequot Lakes. This event...
August 22, 2017 - 8:00am
July 26, 2017
Shoot Down Cancer Sporting Clays Event
A "Shoot Down Cancer" sporting clays event will take place on Thursday, Aug. 24, at Hunts Point Gun Club on County Road 29 in Pequot Lakes. The...
July 26, 2017 - 9:30am
June 24, 2017
PR-B Relay for Life raises more than $18,000
Walkers braved the elements on a rainy evening Friday, June 16, to participate in the 14th annual Pine River-Backus Area Relay For Life on the...
June 24, 2017 - 8:00am
June 9, 2017
Despite a rare cancer diagnosis and $12,000-a-month medication, this couple is staying positive
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - When the oncologist entered the room on October 7, 2015, she posed one question to Seth Lardy. "She goes, 'How are you still...
June 9, 2017 - 1:04pm
June 8, 2017
Relay for Life 5K is Friday; relay event is June 16
The second annual Pine River-Backus Relay For Life 5K/Family Fun Run will be held Friday, June 9, with registration at 6 p.m. and the run at 7 p.m. at PR-B High School. The race fee is $15 per individual or $35 for a family of four. T-shirts will be available for purchase on site....
June 8, 2017 - 4:30am
May 18, 2017
Warroad, Minn., 4-year-old boy battling rare cancer
Warroad, Minn. - It's something no parent wants to hear - your child has an extremely rare form of cancer. That news was delivered to Knox's...
May 18, 2017 - 10:11am
May 12, 2017
Looking Back - May 12, 2017
40 years ago: May 12, 1977 (Photo) On Thursday, May 5, boys and girls in the Nisswa Elementary School heard "Mike" the talking bike and saw a bike safety film during a bike safety assembly. (Headline) Pequot Mayor proclaims Country Beautiful Week (Headline) New Ward's Agency is opening...
May 12, 2017 - 3:30am