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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
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
Police Blotter - March 17, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council nixes idea for new maintenance facility location
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 15, 2018
Girls basketball: Rails eliminate Patriot girls
Turkeys trot along 210
North Stars fall to New Ulm
Virgil Frank Lundberg
Ricki Gene Huber
Eugene L. Odash
Brian B Eide
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
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Corks have significant impact on wine
The Last Windrow: Remembering the 'Rat Man'
Letter to the Editor: Popular vote should overrule Electoral College
Living longer means seniors often care for parents
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to loon center supporters
Vogt's Notes: Read your community newspaper to be an informed citizen
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
March 17, 2018
PR-B Boy Scouts to host pancake breakfast March 25
Pine River-Backus Boy Scout Troop #73 will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Pine River American...
16 hours 21 min ago
March 14, 2018
Boys Basketball: Tigers' season ends against Wolves
Nick Ackerman scored 22 points and had nine rebounds, but the No. 6-seeded Pine River-Backus Tigers boys basketball team fell 50-34 to the No....
March 14, 2018 - 4:30am
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
Pucker up: Principal kisses alpaca at ROAR Rally
Even before the count of 105,256 pages had been announced, Pine River-Backus Elementary School Principal Rick Aulie knew the motivated students...
March 11, 2018 - 7:00am
March 7, 2018
Boys Basketball: Tigers top Northland, Verndale
Nick Ackerman scored 24 points to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 63-55 win over the Verndale Pirates in a Section 5-1A matchup Friday,...
March 7, 2018 - 5:30am
Girls basketball: Tigers' season ends against W-H-A
Rylie Hirschey pumped in 21 points, but the No. 3 Pine River-Backus Tigers fell 63-51 to the No. 2 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves in the North...
March 7, 2018 - 4:30am
March 5, 2018
Tiger Talk: Winter fun and community collaboration
Community partnerships and collaborations are part of why the Pine River-Backus area is such a great place to live and enjoy winter fun! Despite...
March 5, 2018 - 3:30am
March 1, 2018
Community invited to Linda Dryden Vocal Music miniFest at CLC
Community members are invited to take part in the third annual Linda Dryden Vocal Music miniFest Wednesday, March 7, in the Central Lakes College gymnasium on the Brainerd campus.
March 1, 2018 - 2:12pm
Pine River School: Robotics takes focus of board meeting
The Pine River-Backus Middle School Lego Robotics team took the spotlight during a recent Pine River-Backus School Board meeting. The students...
March 1, 2018 - 9:00am
February 28, 2018
Girls basketball: Tigers fall to Cardinals in 3OT
Junior forward Alyssa Semmler had 15 points, 15 rebounds, four blocks and four steals, but the Pine River-Backus Tiger girls basketball team...
February 28, 2018 - 6:00am
February 24, 2018
Pine River-Backus: Yost claims spelling bee victory
After more than six rounds and 15 minutes of volleying words back and forth against runnerup Cody Deplazes, Randall Yost claimed victory at the...
February 24, 2018 - 7:00am
February 22, 2018
PR-B School acts in abundance of caution - No credible threat to school found
The evening of Thursday, Feb. 15, parents of students at Pine River-Backus Schools were likely a bit on guard following an alert from Superintendent...
February 22, 2018 - 5:00am
Danecdotes: A force down low - Semmler, Rainwater anchor PR-B post game
The Tiger girls basketball team is currently 17-8 overall and is preparing for a postseason run beginning next week, based on the success they...
February 22, 2018 - 3:00am
February 21, 2018
Girls Basketball: Tigers top Nevis, Fall to Red Lake
Bailey Wynn scored 20 points to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 62-38 victory over the Nevis Tigers in a Northwoods Conference game Tuesday,...
February 21, 2018 - 2:00pm