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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC students earn horticulture scholarships
WeARE, Men as Peacemakers to host forum on sex trafficking
Hands Off Venezuela vigil scheduled Saturday
Laureen Borden, longtime Crow Wing County treasurer, remembered for her public service
Pequot Lakes: Resident accuses council of harassment over yard
Cobbers have 2 former Road Crew wrestlers
Wrestling: St. Cloud State to offer youth wrestling camps
Sky high grooming for Snocross races
Dance Team: Brainerd hoping to double-up on finals. Aitkin looks to knock off defending state champ Frazee
UNC topples Road Crew 45-23. Section team competition is Saturday
Joel Brian Carlson
Timothy J. McGuire
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news
Grim's Grub: The story of Parmentier's potato ruse
Monday Motivator: Developing resilience in children
Why the 'Y'? New CEO talks about changes at nonprofit
Faith: It's winter - rejoice!
Letter to the Editor: Ethanol fix is vital for Minnesota farmers
Letter to the editor: Government of, by and for the people
Sheriff's Corner: It's a good time for a reminder on snowmobile safety and rules
As I See It: Legality, morality and life
Bormett's Vignette: A superb Super Bowl abroad
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
October 5, 2018
Backus: Business wants to move near old dump site
The Backus City Council decided to move forward cautiously when approached about selling property that once adjoined the old city dump site....
October 5, 2018 - 6:00am
September 17, 2018
Backus: Airport dominates council discussion
City council members' eyebrows were raised while discussing the Backus Municipal Airport and various projects Monday, Sept. 10, because of additional...
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am
July 10, 2018
Backus: Sanitary district contract approved with increase
After some consideration, the Backus City Council on Monday, July 2, approved an updated contract with the Pine River Area Sanitary District...
July 10, 2018 - 5:00am
June 12, 2018
Backus: Do sidewalks have future in Backus?
The Backus City Council addressed the general condition of sidewalks within the city Monday, June 4. The city has determined that many sidewalks...
June 12, 2018 - 5:00am
April 10, 2018
Backus: Council approves bids, discusses airport
The Backus City Council continued to review bids for work at the municipal airport, ultimately approving spending, with caveats.
April 10, 2018 - 5:00am
November 14, 2017
Backus: Council sets meeting on property assessments
The Backus City Council at its meeting Monday, Nov. 6, scheduled a public hearing to discuss a proposed special assessment to pay for part of...
November 14, 2017 - 4:00am
July 17, 2017
Backus: Council manages airport grants, approves road patches until August
The Backus City Council made an amendment to one grant for the municipal airport and approved a planning agreement for runway lighting during...
July 17, 2017 - 4:00am
June 16, 2017
Backus: Council approves townhomes sale
During a special meeting Monday, June 12, the Backus City Council approved a sale agreement for the four city townhomes for $180,000. The council...
June 16, 2017 - 4:00am
April 10, 2017
Backus: Council addresses resident concerns
The Backus City Council responded to several issues city residents raised during its Monday, April 3, council meeting. During the monthly Cass...
April 10, 2017 - 4:30am
March 13, 2017
Backus: Fire department buys pickup truck
The Backus City Council authorized the city fire department to buy a new pickup truck during its Monday, March 6, meeting. The truck is a 2002...
March 13, 2017 - 7:00am
January 24, 2017
Backus: Council addresses residents
The Backus City Council answered questions for residents at the Monday, Jan. 9, city council meeting. The public forum began with a question regarding city ordinances. A resident on Highway 87 asked whether there were any ordinances addressing parking his school bus in his driveway,...
January 24, 2017 - 10:17pm
December 7, 2016
Backus: Council commends Braker
The Backus City Council took a moment during the Monday, Dec. 5, meeting to commend council member Steve Braker for his 15 years of service to the city. Braker did not win re-election in November. In 2017, new council member Tyler Smith, who was in attendance Monday, will join the...
December 7, 2016 - 1:14pm
November 9, 2016
2016 Area Election Results
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November 9, 2016 - 12:36pm
2016 Area Election Results
Election Results: Cass County Commissioner, click here Election Results: Eighth Congressional District, click here
November 9, 2016 - 12:35pm
October 11, 2016
Backus: Winter closing in on water main extension
The Backus City Council on Monday, Oct. 3, discussed the need for expediency in the expansion of the city water main on 44th Avenue just outside...
October 11, 2016 - 9:03am