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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Rare car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in west-central Minnesota
Park Service details Isle Royale wolf transplant
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Crow Wing County offers early voting for November general election
Cass County Board: Commissioners eliminate Leech Lake representative from children's initiative board
Beargrease sled dog rerouted, shortened for 2019
Vikings' Thielen announces launch of foundation with $100K donation
DNR expect good waterfowl opener
Area Volleyball: Patriots blank Cardinals
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Judith K. Lapke
Wilma A. Gehrls
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Joanne Kay Miller
A Matter of Balance classes offered in area
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Grace UMC to host tailgate party Friday
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Slow down to give and receive kindness
The Last Windrow: A time when people pulled together to save a town
Letter to the Editor: Andrews a wise choice in Crosslake
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
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
August 30, 2018
Back to class: Area schools will be in session after Labor Day
Diligent students will hit the books in area school districts when school resumes next week. Following is information for the Pequot Lakes and...
August 30, 2018 - 4:00am
August 27, 2018
Pine River-Backus School: Board to seek feedback through survey
In June, the Pine River-Backus School Board approved a survey through Morris Leatherman Company that will look at public perceptions of the school...
August 27, 2018 - 4:00am
July 25, 2018
Pine River-Backus Schools partner with Positive Coaching Alliance
Pine River-Backus Schools has established a partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit developing "Better Athletes,...
July 25, 2018 - 4:00am
May 31, 2018
60 PR-B seniors to collect diplomas Friday
Though the Pine River-Backus High School graduating class is only 60 students strong, its motto suggests a big attitude. "Some people have stories,...
May 31, 2018 - 5:00am
April 4, 2018
Layman, superintendents discuss school safety, special education
Rep. Sandy Layman, R-Cohasset, recently met with area superintendents Dave Endicott (Pine River-Backus Schools) and John McDonald (Northland...
April 4, 2018 - 9:00am
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
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
February 18, 2018
After Parkland: Area educators delve into school security measures
When the superintendent of Pillager School District first arrived roughly two years ago, he was surprised by the lack of security measures in...
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
October 20, 2017
Pine River-Backus School: Endicott recognizes staff following tragedies
Pine River-Backus Superintendent Dave Endicott took time during the Monday, Oct. 16, school board meeting to thank those who contributed significant...
October 20, 2017 - 4:00am
October 4, 2017
Cass County Board: Commissioners update on county economic development efforts
WALKER — Mike Paulus gave the county board a report Tuesday on what Cass County Economic Development has accomplished in the last year...
October 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 26, 2017
Tiger Talk: Exciting time at PR-B Schools
It is an exciting time at Pine River-Backus Schools! Our enrollment is up, and we have completed a number of building projects, including resurfacing...
September 26, 2017 - 6:00am
July 21, 2017
Pine River-Backus School: Board extends principal offer to Chris Halverson
The Pine River-Backus School Board decided to offer Chris Halverson, Staples-Motley Middle School Principal, the position of high school principal...
July 21, 2017 - 4:00am
July 6, 2017
Pine River-Backus School: Forbort resigns as high school principal - search begins for replacement
Pine River-Backus High School Principal Andrew Forbort left the PR-B district June 30 to become an assistant principal with the Grand Rapids...
July 6, 2017 - 5:00am
June 26, 2017
PR-B School: Board discusses preliminary budget, Sixth-grade athletic policy approved 4-2
The Pine River-Backus School Board approved a 2017-18 preliminary budget during its Monday, June 19, board meeting. The preliminary budget projects...
June 26, 2017 - 5:00am
January 13, 2017
PR-B to open Tiger Den, supplement to food shelf
Pine River-Backus Superintendent Dave Endicott and a committee of school employees are working to combat food insecurity as a supplement to the Pine River Area Food Shelf. The school food pantry, called the Tiger Den, is similar to programs enacted in other schools where Endicott...
January 13, 2017 - 8:54pm