PR-B Booster Club to host bean bag tournament Sept. 27

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The Pine River-Backus Booster Club will host its second annual bean bag tournament at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at Bites Grill & Bar in Pine River.

The event will benefit the booster club.

There will be two players per team with a $30 entry fee per team. Games will be double elimination to 21. Cash prizes will be awarded to first and second places based on the number of entries.

Also, $1 raffle tickets will be available to purchase for a chance to win prizes.

Early registration is preferred, but same-day registration will be available. Make checks payable to the PR-B Booster Club and mail payment and registration with team name and team members' names, address, city, ZIP code and email address to: PO Box 655, Pine River, MN 56474.


For more information, email

Nancy Vogt is editor of the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers eight communities in the Pequot Lakes-Pine River areas - from Nisswa to Hackensack and Pequot Lakes to Crosslake.

She started as editor of the Lake Country Echo in July 2006, and continued in that role when the Lake Country Echo and the Pine River Journal combined in September 2013 to become the Pineandlakes Echo Journal. She worked for the Brainerd Dispatch from 1992-2006 in various roles.

She covers Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Lake Shore and Crosslake city councils, as well as writes feature stories, news stories and personal columns (Vogt's Notes). She also takes photos at community events.

Contact her at or 218-855-5877 with story ideas or questions. Be sure to leave a voicemail message!
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