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Backus American Legion

September 14, 2018
Backus Legion to host fundraising dinner
September 14, 2018 - 9:30am
September 8, 2018
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 Walker Post 134, the ride kicked off at Walker and included stops in Longville, Hackensack, Backus, Akeley and Laporte before returning to Walker. Submitted Photo
Ride for Vets
September 8, 2018 - 6:00am
July 15, 2018
Elected officers for 2018-19 of the Backus Sons of the American Legion Squadron with post commander, Eugene Gagnon. From left, Jim Bartholomay, squadron commander, Gagnon, John Wieber, finance officer and Pete Sherrard, adjutant. Submitted Photo
Backus Legion officers installed
July 15, 2018 - 10:30am
July 13, 2018
Backus dinner to benefit Northern Stars 4-H club
July 13, 2018 - 2:30am
July 6, 2018
Backus Auxiliary to serve breakfast Sunday
July 6, 2018 - 4:30am
June 15, 2018
Backus Legion to host dinner fundraiser Sunday
June 15, 2018 - 2:30am
June 3, 2018
Veterans from Eagle’s Healing Nest at Sauk Centre, pictured with their hosts, attended an annual fishing outing and picnic at Tuck-Away-Resort on Lake Hattie May 22 at Backus sponsored by the resort and the Backus American Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the Legion. The resort provided boats, motors, guides and bait and the Legion post provided additional bait and a brats and burgers cookout following the fishing.
Veterans go fishing on Lake Hattie
June 3, 2018 - 7:00am
May 25, 2018
Stine to speak at Backus Memorial Day services Monday
May 25, 2018 - 12:30pm
May 5, 2018
Backus Legion plant exchange event canceled
May 5, 2018 - 4:30am
April 24, 2018
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 Legion. illustration
Safe serving alcohol class offered in Backus
April 24, 2018 - 7:00am
April 23, 2018
Jodi Perry, of the Pine River Food Shelf, accepts a donation of $5,000 from Gene Gagnon, Backus American Legion commander. Submitted Photo
Backus Legion donates to food shelves
April 23, 2018 - 8:00am
April 22, 2018
Backus American Legion reports on charitable gambling
April 22, 2018 - 8:00am
April 15, 2018
From left are U.S. Bank Vice President Melinda Thein, Backus American Legion Commander Eugene Gagnon and U.S. Bank Regional President Michael Markman. Submitted Photo
U.S. Bank awards $5,000 to Backus Legion on behalf of employee
April 15, 2018 - 5:00am
February 5, 2018
Pictured, from left: Jason Smith, fire chief and rescue unit president; Jim Bartholomay, commander of Sons of the Legion squadron; Gene Gagnon, post commander; Doug Tuchtenhagen, post gambling manager; Tyler Smith, member of both fire and rescue units. Submitted Photo
Backus Legion donates to fire, rescue departments
February 5, 2018 - 10:00am
December 25, 2017
Backus American Legion Auxiliary members with boxes of Christmas gifts packaged for service personnel from Backus area families on active duty. L to R, Jean Dawson, Judy Johnston, Helen Dobson and Patty Schmiesing. Packages included summer sausage, cheese, crackers, trail mix, assorted candy and an Auxiliary home-created Christmas card with a message: “Thinking of you at this special time of year and wanting you to know that you are not forgotten. Thank you for your service! Merry Christmas!”
'Tis the season for giving at Backus Legion
December 25, 2017 - 6:00am