Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
SWCD announces winners of 6th annual photo contest
Autopsy: Former Minnesota police chief died from gunshot wound in hunting-related incident
Teen passenger dies in eastern Minnesota crash
Local solar nonprofit seeks to innovate energy assistance
Crosslake City Council agenda
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
Boxing: Gathering for former Wadena coach Wednesday, Nov. 14
PL 8th-graders win Pacesetter
Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
PL 7th-graders first in Paynesville
Robert Emerson Hassett
Pamela Kay Elling
Rockne D. Anderson
Carol Jean (Erickson) Kalmbacher
Kimberly Ann Nordby
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Card games: Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018
Living Savior to host parents' night out
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
Guest Opinion: Cass County Sheriff's Corner
Reader Opinion: Ready to Serve
The Last Windrow: Elected officials should run into this constituent
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
Backus American Legion Auxiliary
September 8, 2018
Backus Legion Auxiliary breakfast is Sunday
The Backus American Legion Auxiliary's monthly fundraiser breakfast will be served from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. The meal includes fried or scrambled eggs, pancakes or French toast, sausage and bacon, juice and coffee for $7 for adults and $4 children under age 7. The public...
September 8, 2018 - 5:30am
July 15, 2018
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Backus American Legion Auxiliary officers presented a check to Cass County Friends of Youth co-chair Barb Frederick. Unit Treasurer Mel Taylor...
July 15, 2018 - 11:30am
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
May 21, 2018
Backus Legion donates to Friends of Youth
Backus American Legion Auxiliary President Judy Deibel presented a check for $1,000 to Barb Frederick and Leo Elyea, of Friends of Youth, which...
May 21, 2018 - 10:00am
November 1, 2017
Children dress up, win prizes
Area communities hosted Halloween events last weekend for children to dress up, play games, earn prizes and eat treats. In Crosslake, the annual...
November 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 24, 2017
Backus Legion Auxiliary celebrates charter member
Members of Backus American Legion Auxiliary Unit 368 joined family and friends of Helen Reeve in celebrating her 100th birthday March 18 at Good...
April 24, 2017 - 4:55am
December 22, 2016
Kids share wish lists with Santa in Backus
Star Wars stuff, football cards, a Red Ryder BB Gun, Torch Dragon, snow globe, Pillow Pet and "anything with an owl on it" were just some of...
December 22, 2016 - 10:59am
November 18, 2016
Christmas Gifts for Troops
The Backus American Legion Auxiliary recently sent Christmas gifts to soldiers from families in the Backus area serving in the United States...
November 18, 2016 - 8:38am
October 26, 2016
80 costumed kids attend Backus Legion Halloween event
Goblins, witches, dinosaurs, soldiers and comic book-cartoon characters of all sorts frolicked about Saturday, Oct. 22, as about 80 children...
October 26, 2016 - 1:45pm
July 6, 2016
Backus Legion Auxiliary officers
Newly installed officers of the Backus American Legion Auxiliary for 2016-17 are: installing officer Shirley Frederick, left, Hackensack Legion...
July 6, 2016 - 1:34pm
December 15, 2015
Backus Legion Auxiliary packs Christmas gifts for service personnel
Members of the Backus American Legion Auxiliary are completing their annual gift-giving projects for active duty service personnel, veterans...
December 15, 2015 - 9:04am
October 8, 2015
Final Backus Legion Auxiliary breakfast of year is Sunday
The Backus American Legion Auxiliary's final breakfast of 2015 will be held from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, featuring two scrambled or fried eggs, French toast or pancakes, sausage and bacon, juice and coffee for $7 for adults and $4 for children under 7. It's the last monthly...
October 8, 2015 - 5:00am
November 6, 2014
Backus American Legion to host Whitetail Weekend
The Backus American Legion and Auxiliary will hold its annual Whitetail Weekend Nov. 7 and 8 in conjunction with the opening of the firearms deer season. Activities will begin Friday with the clubrooms opening at noon. There will be a Goodies Galore Auxiliary Bake Sale from 3 p.m....
November 6, 2014 - 1:26pm