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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure: Breast cancer survivor promotes education
Making the Grade: June 24, 2019
Falls prevention: A Matter of Balance
Larson graduates from basic military training
Agendas - June 23
Stock Car Racing: Winning and racing more than a hobby for Gonskas
Inside the Outdoors: A bug for every season
Golf results: June 22, 2019
Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Baseball: Meister named MVP for Patriots
Paul D. MacPherson
George J. Reed
Vicki Lynn Glunz
Joanne Mae Drew
Three easy ways to start your day with vegetables
Ask the Master Gardener: It's been a slow start to the growing season
Faith: Father's Day reflection
Senior Menus: June 24-28, 2019
Card games: June 10-14, 2019
The Last Windrow: Sorting through life's accumulations
Danecdotes: A new appreciation for 'the little things'
Opinion: What do Americans want?
Letter to the editor: President, country deserve respect
Sheriff's Corner: There are rules regarding water rafts on Minnesota lakes
letters to the editor
Births: May 29-June 16, 2019
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: May 16-22, 2019
Tom & Peggy Woog
May 6, 2019
Tiger Talk: Tiger Pride Service Day is about more than cleanup
It's that time of year again! The Pine River-Backus National Honor Society is hosting the sixth annual Tiger Pride Service Day on Friday, May...
May 6, 2019 - 8:00am
April 22, 2019
Tiger Talk: PR-B to stage 'Steel Magnolias' in May
Pine River-Backus Community Education will stage its fifth play, "Steel Magnolias," by Robert Harling, Friday-Sunday, May 3-5. The cast consists...
April 22, 2019 - 2:30am
March 26, 2019
Tiger Talk: Become part of the PR-B ECFE village
Have you heard the expression, "It takes a village to raise a child?" Did you know that Pine River-Backus has an excellent "village" right here...
March 26, 2019 - 2:30am
February 25, 2019
Tiger Talk: Explore the opportunities that community education offers
Minnesota winter - what's not to love? Despite the extreme temperatures, we have had a fun and exciting session of community education classes....
February 25, 2019 - 3:30am
January 28, 2019
Tiger Talk: PR-B supports Positive Coaching Alliance
This past August, the Pine River-Backus School District began a process to better one's understanding of what extracurricular activities should...
January 28, 2019 - 12:00pm
December 17, 2018
Tiger Talk: Making technology valuable
What makes technology valuable to you? What makes technology valuable to education? What can you do to make it more valuable? Technology is pervasive...
December 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 19, 2018
Tiger Talk: Taking action to reduce lead in water
The 2017 Minnesota Legislature passed legislation requiring school districts to test for the presence of lead in drinking water. Minnesota Statutes...
November 19, 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 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
September 24, 2018
Tiger Talk: Inspire Trades is new to PR-B
Inspire Trades class is something new for the 2018-19 school year at Pine River Backus School. The industrial arts program in partnership with...
September 24, 2018 - 3:30am
June 11, 2018
Tiger Talk: Success through perseverance
The Pine River-Backus Area Learning Center was busy, as we are every spring, working to assist students who were able to finish their required...
June 11, 2018 - 9:00am
May 15, 2018
Tiger Talk: Custodial team works hard for all
The buildings and grounds are always changing at Pine River-Backus Schools, and the staff at school work very hard to make sure everything is...
May 15, 2018 - 8:00am
April 23, 2018
Tiger Talk: Tiger Pride Service Day is May 18
The Tigers are talking about our Tiger Pride Service Day. On Friday, May 18, our ninth- through 12th-grade students will participate in an opportunity...
April 23, 2018 - 4:30am
March 26, 2018
Tiger Talk: Elementary students are picking up more STEAM
Students at Pine River-Backus have enjoyed our first year of having a "STEAM" specialist in our building. Teacher Ellie Malecha, our STEAM (Science,...
March 26, 2018 - 3:30am
March 12, 2018
Tiger Talk: Changes in technology and education
I won't tell you how old I am, but I can tell you the technology in the classroom is completely different from when I started teaching. At the...
March 12, 2018 - 3:00am