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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Cancer survivor kicks off inaugural PR-B Relay for Life - Event raises more than $4,000
White Christmas in Brainerd area? Not likely: Mississippi River ice jam continues
NDSU representative to visit PR-B School
House 'complete loss' after fire in Backus
House is ‘complete loss’ after fire in Backus
Boys Hockey: Lightning boys lose two
Girls Hockey: Lightning girls tops Minnehaha
Junior Hockey: Granite City holds off North Stars 4-2
Boys Basketball: Patriot boys win two more - Pequot tops Proctor in OT
Boys Basketball: Tigers top N-K in 2OT - Team starts season 2-0
Shirley Mae (Johnson) Blaisdell
Vivian H. Knutson
Chef's Hat: For a festive holiday, give recipes in a jar
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
Crow Wing Energized: Support your local food shelf
Saying goodbye to the pain: 25-year-old raises awareness about endometriosis
Faith: Christmas, a love story
Letter to the editor: 'I know nothing'
Opinion: Will anybody care when you die?
The Cracker Barrel: Easy English isn't
From the Lefthand Corner: The joy of Christmas
Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
letters to the editor
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
October 24, 2018
Volleyball: Tigers top W-H-A in season finale - Semmler nets 1,000th career kill
Alyssa Semmler recorded her 1,000th career kill and finished with 11 kills and six blocks for the Pine River-Backus Tigers in a 3-0 victory over...
October 24, 2018 - 2:00am
October 23, 2018
Danecdotes: Wangberg continues to pursue passion for volleyball
Pine River-Backus graduate Katie Wangberg has been around the sport of volleyball for most of her life. If she has her way, that won't change...
October 23, 2018 - 6:00am
October 22, 2018
Tiger Talk: PR-B staff works hard to connect with students
Dr. James Comer is quoted as saying, "No significant learning occurs without significant relationship." It has been shown in research that student-teacher...
October 22, 2018 - 10:00am
October 17, 2018
Baseball: PR-B's Dinnel section coach of year
Mike Dinnel of Pine River-Backus was named the 2018 Section 5-1A coach of the year by the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association....
October 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Cross-country: Tiger boys finish 6th at Henning
The Pine River-Backus Tigers finished in sixth for the boys and incomplete for the girls, with the top finishers of Mara Adams in 16th and Jacob Schnoor in 25th, at the Ottertail Central Invite Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Oakwood Golf Course. Adams crossed the line with a time of 24:08, while...
October 17, 2018 - 9:30am
Volleyball: PR-B second at Big Axe Tourney - 24-game win streak ends against Brainerd
Rylie Hirschey collected 119 set assists and Alyssa Semmler 51 kills as the Pine River-Backus volleyball team finished second at the Big Axe...
October 17, 2018 - 9:00am
October 16, 2018
PR-B Family Center: Fundraiser will help fill shelves at food shelf
Winters can be a harsh time here in God's country. We spend our energy trying to keep warm, navigating icy roads and trying to schedule our lives...
October 16, 2018 - 8:00am
October 13, 2018
Danecdotes: Team chemistry resulting in success for Tigers
With a 3-0 victory over Northome-Kelliher on Friday, Oct. 5, the Pine River-Backus volleyball team improved its overall record to 18-1. The team...
October 13, 2018 - 4:00am
October 10, 2018
Volleyball: Tigers win two more - streak now at 18 games
Alyssa Semmler slammed down 12 kills, and Rylie Hirschey recorded 32 set assists as Pine River-Backus defeated Kelliher-Northome 3-0 in a Northland Conference game Friday, Oct. 5. The Tigers, ranked sixth in Class 1A, won their 18th-straight match. Kelliher-Northome 11 7 7 Pine River-Backus...
October 10, 2018 - 11:30am
Cross-country: Tiger boys 7th at Ruttgers
Marcus Lukanen paced the team with a 20:27.2 5K time as the Pine River-Backus boys cross-country team finished seventh at the Crosby-Ironton Ranger Invite at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge Thursday, Oct. 4. Lukanen was followed by Louis Bueckers, who finished 43rd with a time of 20:57....
October 10, 2018 - 8:30am
October 8, 2018
Tiger Talk: PR-B celebrates Farm to School Month
October is nationally recognized each year as Farm to School Month. However, Pine River-Backus Schools work year-round to bring local foods to...
October 8, 2018 - 10:00am
October 3, 2018
Cross-Country: Adams, Lukanen pace PR-B runners
Mara Adams and Marcus Lukanen turned in the fastest times for the Pine River-Backus cross-country teams at the New York Mills Dual Meet on Thursday, Sept.27. Adams finished first overall with a time of 24:34. She was followed across the line by Anna Sechser in second and Lauren Penkhus...
October 3, 2018 - 3:30am
October 2, 2018
PR-B Community Education lists class opportunities
Pine River-Backus Community Education offers the following classes. Register online at prbschools.revtrak.net. For more information, call 218-587-2080. • Fabulous Fall Paintings: 3-5:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, PR-B High School Room 255. Fee: $5. Paint creative fall pictures with...
October 2, 2018 - 7:30am
September 26, 2018
Volleyball: Tigers sweep Bears
Rylie Hirschey put up 36 set assists for the Pine River-Backus Tiger volleyball team as they defeated the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears 3-0 Monday, Sept. 24. Bailey Wynn recorded 11 kills and Gabby Rainwater 10 for the Tigers in the Northland Conference match. Alyssa Semmler added nine...
September 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Cross Country: Patriot boys 5th, girls 7th in Bagley - PR-B boys finish 20th
The Patriot boys cross country team managed a fifth-place finish while the girls secured a seventh-place finish at the Bagley Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The Pine River-Backus boys finished 20th overall, led by Louis Bueckers' 20 minute, 56 second finish. Caleb Travis was not...
September 26, 2018 - 3:00am