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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Bringing Bean Hole Days back to its roots - Area residents honored
Lakefront property owner wants vacation rentals regulated
SWCD to host annual photo contest
Clamshell and Bertha Lakes Association to host meeting
SUV and deer collide, injuring passenger
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Patriot hoopsters take part in Heat Check Camp
Athletics: Pequot fall sports meeting scheduled
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Fort win playoff opener
Curtiss and Marlene Krantz (Olk)
Edward R. Van Beek
Jevonne M. Ness
John B. Rugloski
Rodger F. Farber
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
Grim's Grub: Recipes harken back to Spurrier Hotel opening
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
As I See It: The America I believe we need
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
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
March 26, 2018
Tiger Talk: Elementary students are picking up more STEAM
Students at Pine River-Backus have enjoyed our first year of having a "STEAM" specialist in our building. Teacher Ellie Malecha, our STEAM (Science,...
March 26, 2018 - 3:30am
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
November 27, 2017
Tiger Talk: Good news for a change
I've got good news! Have you ever heard of the #GoodNewsCallOfTheDay? Each day at Pine River-Backus Elementary School, good things are happening. Students and staff are going above and beyond to help each other and our school and are just putting forth unbelievable efforts to succeed....
November 27, 2017 - 4:30am
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
December 2, 2016
Students learning 21st century skills
Many have heard or seen the word "STEAM" in education. STEAM education refers to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. STEAM education recognizes that to be successful in many fields, individuals must be creative and use critical thinking skills, which...
December 2, 2016 - 9:06am
September 21, 2016
Pine River State Bank completes fourth annual school drive
The annual Pine River State Bank school supply drive drew in 95 backpacks worth of donations for students in Pine River-Backus, Pillager, Crosby-Ironton,...
September 21, 2016 - 1:57pm
February 3, 2016
Pine River-Backus School board: extends offer to superintendent candidate
The Pine River-Backus School board met Feb. 2 after their second set of interviews with three superintendent candidates; Michael Kolness Superintendent of Ada-Borup Public Schools, Timothy Mayclin superintendent of Northland Community Schools and Shane Tappe principle of Ashby Public...
February 3, 2016 - 1:58pm
November 28, 2015
Tiger Talk: Minnesota School of Excellence program under way at PR-B Elementary School
Pine River-Backus (PR-B) Elementary School has embarked on a detailed, two-year journey to demonstrate the desire to highlight and strengthen our school's education by successfully undertaking the rigorous Minnesota School of Excellence (SOE) program. This school improvement process...
November 28, 2015 - 8:00am
March 13, 2015
Tiger Talk: Read To Succeed!
Reading is an essential part of the cognitive development of a child. Starting in the womb, parents and other caretakers are encouraged to read to children daily. Several studies have been cited to support how reading to children will affect their overall cognitive development. We...
March 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
September 25, 2014
Tiger Talk: PR-B elementary already busy building young minds
Pine River-Backus (PR-B) Elementary School is pleased to welcome back all of our wonderful staff and students for the 2014-15 school year. We are already busy building young minds and providing our families with a high quality education. The beginning of each school year always brings...
September 25, 2014 - 4:03pm