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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Reports of good to fair amount of ducks on opener - MnDNR CO Reports
Audubon to host Antarctica presentation
Emily: Council denies vacation request
Cass County absentee ballots available
Pine River-Backus School: Property values partially help drive levy increase
Inside the Outdoors: Viruses victimize wildlife, too
Partners team up for local fish passage project funding
Football: Patriots fall to Rebels 20-18
Basketball: Clinics at CLC scheduled in October
Area Female Athlete: Wynn helps put the W in PR-B
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Evelyn D. Eide
Martha L. Rach
Judith K. Lapke
Crow Wing Energized: Depression might be more common than you think
Pequot Lakes church to host lutefisk supper Sept. 29
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
Brainerd health care facility offers companions to terminally ill
Essentia clinics offer walk-in flu clinics, appointments
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Backus American Legion
September 14, 2018
Backus Legion to host fundraising dinner
The Backus American Legion will host a 4-H benefit oven-fried chicken dinner from 5 p.m. until gone Sunday, Sept. 16, with mashed potatoes and gravy, a vegetable and roll for $9 a plate. The dinner is sponsored by the Hooves, Paws N' Claws 4-H club.
September 14, 2018 - 9:30am
September 8, 2018
Ride for Vets
The eighth annual Leech Lake Area Ride for Vets in August included a stop at the Backus American Legion. Hosted by American Legion Riders of...
September 8, 2018 - 6:00am
July 15, 2018
Backus Legion officers installed
Officers of the Backus American Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion were installed for 2018-19. Eugene Gagnon will continue as...
July 15, 2018 - 10:30am
July 13, 2018
Backus dinner to benefit Northern Stars 4-H club
The Backus American Legion will be the site of another 4-H benefit dinner when Barb Frederick and the Northern Stars 4-H club host the dinner from 5 p.m. until gone Sunday, July 15.
July 13, 2018 - 2:30am
July 6, 2018
Backus Auxiliary to serve breakfast Sunday
The Backus American Legion Auxiliary's monthly Sunday fundraiser breakfast will be served from 7:30-11:30 a.m. July 8. Breakfast includes fried or scrambled eggs, French toast or pancakes, bacon and sausage, coffee and juice for $7 for adults and $4 for children under 7. Proceeds...
July 6, 2018 - 4:30am
June 15, 2018
Backus Legion to host dinner fundraiser Sunday
The Backus American Legion will host a chicken dinner fundraiser for the Becker Busy Bees 4-H club from 5 p.m. until gone Sunday June 17. Dinner will be $9 per plate.
June 15, 2018 - 2:30am
June 3, 2018
Veterans go fishing on Lake Hattie
Veterans from Eagle's Healing Nest at Sauk Centre, pictured with their hosts, attended an annual fishing outing and picnic May 22 at Tuck-Away-Resort...
June 3, 2018 - 7:00am
May 25, 2018
Stine to speak at Backus Memorial Day services Monday
Pastor Greg Stine, of Lakeside Baptist Church in Backus, will deliver the Memorial Day addresses Monday, May 28, at Backus and Ponto Lake cemeteries. The Backus American Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the Legion will conduct the ceremonies at 10 and 11 a.m., respectively. Speakers...
May 25, 2018 - 12:30pm
May 5, 2018
Backus Legion plant exchange event canceled
The Backus American Legion's annual seed, bulb and plant exchange and giveaway, hospitality time and potluck has been canceled. The event was scheduled for Saturday, May 19. Sponsors cited the late spring, a lack of available participants supplying items and reduced participation...
May 5, 2018 - 4:30am
April 24, 2018
Safe serving alcohol class offered in Backus
The Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association will offer a safe serving alcohol class from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Backus American...
April 24, 2018 - 7:00am
April 23, 2018
Backus Legion donates to food shelves
March was Food Shelf Month, and Gene Gagnon, commander of the Backus American Legion, presented $3,000 to Cheri Westphal of the Hackensack Food...
April 23, 2018 - 8:00am
April 22, 2018
Backus American Legion reports on charitable gambling
Continued improvement in the economy, strong paper pull-tab sales and the successful implementation of electronic pull-tabs boosted the Backus American Legion Charitable Gaming Partnership's donations to charities and taxes paid to government by $41,745 in 2017, a 46 percent increase...
April 22, 2018 - 8:00am
April 15, 2018
U.S. Bank awards $5,000 to Backus Legion on behalf of employee
U.S. Bank on Saturday, April 7, awarded $5,000 to the Backus American Legion in recognition of its veterans and community service programs on...
April 15, 2018 - 5:00am
February 5, 2018
Backus Legion donates to fire, rescue departments
The Backus American Legion donated $2,000 from charitable gambling funds to the Backus Fire Department and First Responders Emergency Medical...
February 5, 2018 - 10:00am
December 25, 2017
'Tis the season for giving at Backus Legion
The Backus American Legion charitable gaming partnership approved $15,700 in holiday season donations for youth, community, educational and veterans...
December 25, 2017 - 6:00am