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Stauber introduces first piece of legislation in support of PolyMet mining
Walz announces plan to minimize government shutdown for Minnesotans
Sourcewell to host succession training workshop series
Heintzeman, GOP urge Gov. Walz to nix possible sick tax revival
Pillager teacher receives hospitality educator of excellence award
Girls Hockey: Lightning girls lose three
EXPLORE: A look at the history of Hockey Day Minnesota
Basketball: Pillager battles Menahga
Girls Basketball: PL girls lose two
Wrestling: Warriors wrestle away 2 wins
Cecelia "Sally" Meyer
David Mongan, Jr.
Grim's Grub: Liver pate: Try it, you just might like it
Crow Wing Energized: Mental illness is as common as brown eyes
Faith: Becoming one with the potato
Senior Menus: Jan. 14-18, 2019
Card games: Jan. 1, 2019
Bormett's Vignette: A change in perspective
Opinion: Trump's Wall and Illegal Prowlers
As I See It: I've got a secret
The Last Windrow: The view from a winter deer stand
Letter to the editor: Act of kindness greatly appreciated
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
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January 16, 2019
Wrestling: Warriors wrestle away 2 wins
PINE RIVER—Kyle Patnode got win 100 and the Brainerd Warriors collected two more victories as they rebounded against Bemidji 42-25 and...
January 16, 2019 - 4:00am
Road Crew 2nd at Minnewaska meet. Tulenchik, Poehler win individual titles
Connor Tulenchik and Jake Poehler each won titles in their respective classes as the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew finished second in the 11-team Minnewaska wrestling invitational Saturday, Jan 12, in Glenwood. Tulenchik captured the title at 138 pounds while Poehler, who...
January 16, 2019 - 1:30am
January 9, 2019
Road Crew rallies late to edge Blackduck
Pequot Lakes/Pine River Backus heavyweight Myca Reynolds pinned his opponent in 55 seconds as the Road Crew rallied past the Blackduck Drakes 39-34 in non-conference wrestling action Friday, Jan. 4. The Road Crew assumed a lead in the match after winning six of the first nine matches....
January 9, 2019 - 3:30am
January 3, 2019
Area Wrestling: Road Crew sweeps Quad
PINE CITY—Austin Staricha, Corbin Knapp, Tim Ryan and Keenan Dahl were undefeated at 3-0 for the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew at the Pine City Quadrangular Thursday, Jan. 3. The Road Crew defeated Pine City 48-24, Proctor 70-12 and Rush City 69-10 to advance their...
January 3, 2019 - 10:30pm
December 26, 2018
Wrestling: State Rankings
Wrestling The Guillotine Class 3A Teams 1-Shakopee (2) 2-Apple Valley (2) 3-Owatonna (1) 4-St. Michael-Albertville (5) 5-Willmar (8) 6-New Prague (2) 7-Anoka (7) 8-Stillwater Area (4) 9-Bemidji (8) 10-Mounds View (4) 11-Northfield (1) 12-East Ridge (3) Lean and Mean Blaine...
December 26, 2018 - 4:30am
December 19, 2018
Road Crew 15th at Big Bear meet - Poehler places 4th at 152 pounds
Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus finished 15th, led by Jake Poehler's fourth-place at 152 pounds at the 39-team Big Bear wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15, in Cass Lake. "We entered 12 wrestlers, and every wrestler won at least one match ... not many teams can say...
December 19, 2018 - 5:30am
December 17, 2018
Area Wrestling: S-M's Bjerga grabs Big Bear title
CASS LAKE—Staples-Motley's Owen Bjerga captured the area's lone individual championship at the 39-team Big Bear Tournament Saturday, Dec....
December 17, 2018 - 11:30am
December 12, 2018
Road Crew split at Deer River
Jake Poehler, Owen Carlson, Josh Pettit, Evan Koering and Myca Reynolds each won two matches as the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team lost to Deer River 43-33 and defeated Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 65-9 at the Deer River triangular on Thursday, Dec. 6, at Deer...
December 12, 2018 - 3:30am
March 29, 2018
Wrestling: Koering chosen MVP for Road Crew
Senior Peter Koering was voted most valuable wrestler at the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew postseason banquet on Thursday, March 22....
March 29, 2018 - 6:59pm
March 8, 2018
Mat Rats take TRF title
The Lakes Area Mat Rats were crowned champions at the Thief River Falls Team Tournament Friday, Feb. 16. Front row, from left: Josiah Sescher,...
March 8, 2018 - 9:00am
February 28, 2018
Road Crew's Peter Koering, Urseth 3rd at sections
Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew seniors Peter Koering (152 pounds) and John Urseth (220) both finished third after losing true-second matches, and a chance to advance to state, at the Section 8AA individual wrestling tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24 at Hawley....
February 28, 2018 - 4:30am
February 15, 2018
Road Crew prepare for section tourney - Team finishes regular season 18-12 overall
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestlers are preparing for the Section 8AA team tournament on Saturday, Feb. 17, at Thief River...
February 15, 2018 - 10:11am
February 7, 2018
Road Crew win 3 duals at Roseau
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team surpassed its goal for victories this season and marked the seventh consecutive year with at least 15 wins when they earned three victories at the Roseau Quadrangular on Friday, Feb. 2. "It was great to reach our goal for...
February 7, 2018 - 11:30am
January 31, 2018
Road Crew 2nd at Mid-State tourney - Four wrestlers earn all-conference honors
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team compiled a 4-1 record to finish second at the Mid-State Conference championships on Friday, Jan. 26, at Staples-Motley High School. "We had a really nice day," said Road Crew coach Travis Hoffarth. "We had some guys step...
January 31, 2018 - 9:30am
January 25, 2018
Road Crew 3rd at Lake Park Invitational, Peter Koering claims title at 152 pounds
Peter Koering had a week to remember for the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team. The senior finished 4-0 in four dual meet matches during the week, and then capped it off by capturing the 152-pound title to help the Road Crew place third at the Lake Park Invitational...
January 25, 2018 - 6:30am