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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
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 4, 2018
Pine River-Backus athletes, fans inspire one another
Pine River-Backus High School athletes had a good reason to be proud Friday, Sept. 28, as students in kindergarten through sixth grade stood...
October 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
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
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
September 19, 2018
Volleyball: Tigers sweep C-I tournament
Bailey Wynn had 33 kills, 17 digs and eight ace serves as the Pine River-Backus Tigers swept all opponents and brought home the championship...
September 19, 2018 - 10:00am
September 12, 2018
Volleyball: Tigers win Pine and Lakes Tournament - Patriots win 2 of 3 at home tournament
Bailey Wynn had 32 kills, four ace serves and four blocks and recorded 12 digs for the Pine River-Backus volleyball team as the Tigers won the...
September 12, 2018 - 10:00am
Cross country: Patriots sweep home invitational - PR-B boys finish third
Both the Patriot girls and boys cross country teams earned individual first-place finishes and team first-place finishes at the Patriots' invitational...
September 12, 2018 - 3:00am
September 5, 2018
Volleyball: Tigers edge Patriots in 5 games - PR-B tops Laporte, Pequot falls to W-DC
Bailey Wynn and Gabby Rainwater each tallied 17 kills as the Pine River-Backus Tigers outlasted the Pequot Lakes Patriots in a five-set, non-conference...
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 2, 2018
Cross country: PR-B boys rebuild, girls have experience
Returning letterwinners for the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys' cross country team are Marcus Lukanen, Tyler Peterson, Caleb Travis, Louis Bueckers,...
September 2, 2018 - 10:00am
September 1, 2018
Volleyball: PR-B core returns after state berth
The Pine River-Backus volleyball team returns five seniors from a squad that finished 24-8 on the season (7-1 in the conference) and advanced...
September 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 30, 2018
Football: Low numbers cancels PR-B varsity season - JV team to play few Friday nights
With only a handful of upperclassmen signed up for the upcoming season, Pine River-Backus High School coaches and officials have decided not...
August 30, 2018 - 11:00am
August 29, 2018
Cross Country: PR-B boys 8th in Menahga - Adams top finisher for Tiger girls
Caleb Travis was the top finisher for the Tiger cross country team, taking 37th with a time of 22 minutes, 40 seconds at the United North Central Invitational on Monday, Aug. 27. Despite finishing just four and five seconds after Travis, respectively, Kade Schneider and Marcus Lukanen...
August 29, 2018 - 11:30am